Past Performances

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Ron Hawkins & The Halifax All Stars + Colleen Brown + Kayleigh O’Connor


  • HUFF Presents Ron Hawkins & the Halifax All Stars + Colleen Brown + Kayleigh O'Connor
    September 3, 2015
    8:00 pm - 1:00 am

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival is all about songs and the people that write them and, for our money, there is no better songwriter in this country than Ron Hawkins (The Lowest of the Low, The Rusty Nails, The Do Good Assassins). We’re very pleased that Ron could come back to the festival this year (more…)

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! The Adam Baldwin Band + Nathan Wiley + Dylan Menzie


  • HUFF Presents! The Adam Baldwin Band + Nathan Wiley + Dylan Menzie
    September 2, 2015
    8:00 pm - 12:00 am

HUFF Presents The Adam Baldwin Band with Nathan Wiley and Dylan Menzie at The Carleton on Wednesday, September 2nd. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are only $15 + booking fee. If there’s a rock-star-in-waiting in this town, it’s definitely Adam Baldwin. Known for years as Matt Mays’ right-hand man, the release of his (more…)


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The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Lindi Ortega & The Halifax All Stars + Ryan Cook + Gabriel Minnikin


  • Lindi Ortega & The Halifax All Stars - General Admission Seated Show
    September 1, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Nashville-based Torontonian Lindi Ortega – along with the Halifax All Stars – plays a very special Halifax Urban Folk Festival show at The Carleton on Tuesday, September 1st. Nova Scotian country traditionalist Ryan Cook and now-back-in-Halifax-from-the-UK Gabriel Minnikin will open the night. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $20 + booking fee. Lindi (more…)


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The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Steve Poltz & The Halifax All Stars (Playing The Rugburns!) + Tyler Messick/Museum Pieces


  • HUFF Presents! Steve Poltz & The Halifax All Stars + Tyler Messick
    August 31, 2015
    8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Steve Poltz returns to HUFF and The Carleton to play with a Halifax All Star Band so Halifax can get a taste of his pre-Jewel-fame rock outfit, The Rugburns! The show is on Monday, August 31st. Tyler Messick/Museum Pieces is back in town after spending the last five years on the road with Arcade Fire (more…)

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival Presents! Hillsburn + Oh Pep! (Australia)


  • HUFF Presents Hillsburn + Oh Pep!
    August 30, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

After watching local band Hillsburn blow away a sold out house at The Carleton this past spring, we thought they’d be the perfect act to kick off our 6th annual Halifax Urban Folk Festival on Sunday, August 30th. We’re pairing them up with Australia’s Oh Pep! and fans of the one will also be fans (more…)


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The Carletones


  • August 29, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

If it’s Saturday night, the best rock’n’roll house band in the city – The Carletones – will be on stage at The Carleton. Fronted by the dynamic (and diminutive) Adam Baldwin, they’re tailor-made for dancing and you’ll like them – a lot. Live music starts after 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door (more…)

The River & The Road + Kalle Mattson


  • The River & the Road + Kalle Mattson
    August 28, 2015
    10:00 pm - 1:00 am

Vancouver’s The River & The Road, along with Ottawa-based Kalle Mattson, stop into The Carleton for what will be a killer show on Friday, August 28th. Show time will be 10 PM and admission is $5 at the door, which is damned near free for artists of this calibre. The River and The Road is (more…)

Floodland


  • Floodland
    August 27, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Excellent Halifax band Floodland moves into The Carleton on Thursday nights – including this one, August 27th – for a fun night of original music and a whole lot of great covers. Show time is around 9 PM and it’s only $5 at the door to get in on the action. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RtnbXVuyhGQ (more…)

Matthew Hornell Bashes Some Tunes Around


  • Matthew Hornell
    August 24, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Award-winning, Newfoundland-born, Halifax-based songwriter Matthew Hornell, sets up shop at The Carleton on Monday, August 24th for a casual night of fine music for your listening pleasure. Matt’ll start playing after 8 PM and admission is only $5 at the door. The night will feature some of Matt’s songs and some of the ones he (more…)

Three Sheet


  • Three Sheet
    August 22, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Halifax’s favourite Rock/Rap/Dance outfit – Three Sheet – return to The Carleton for a rare Saturday night show (The Carletones have the night off) on August 22nd. Dig out your dancing shoes and get hip. Live music kicks off after 10 PM and it’s $10 at the door to get inside. The band’s been working (more…)