Past Performances

Jessie Brown + J-Bru + Sean MacGillivray


  • Jessie Brown & Friends
    July 2, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Jessie Brown digs in for a Thursday night residency at The Carleton. Each week will feature different special guests. Thursday, July 2nd sees J-Bru and Sean MacGillivray join Jessie and her band. Show time will be 9 PM and it’s a mere $8 at the door to get in.   (more…)

Kris & Dee


  • Kris & Dee
    June 29, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Kris and Dee are Kingston’s superfolk duo Kris Abbott (of indie-hall-of-famers The Pursuit of Happiness) and Dee McNeil (of all-girl rockers The Strap-Ons). Obviously their rock cred is unassailable! The pair will be at The Carleton – promoting their excellent third album, A Great Long Game – on Monday, June 29th for an 8 PM (more…)

Ariana Nasr Chante Piaf


  • Ariana Nasr Chante Piaf
    June 28, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

In the year that would have been Édith Piaf’s 100th, Ariana Nasr brings her Chante Piaf show to The Carleton on Sunday, June 28th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $15. Ariana is a singer, multi- instrumentalist and recovering anglophone of Afghan/ Canadian decent. She grew up in Wolfville Nova Scotia where she (more…)

The Carletones


  • The Carletones
    June 27, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Adam Baldwin brings his best-damned-house-band-in-Halifax – The Carletones – to The Carleton stage every Saturday night and June 27th is no exception. The lads will start banging out the tunes sometime after 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door to get in! (more…)

Australia’s Ash Grunwald


  • Ash Grunwald
    June 26, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Every once in a while, thanks usually to a happy coincidence, we get an artist at The Carleton that has no business playing a room as small as ours. Such is the case with Australian genre-bending Blues/Roots/Rock/Hip Hop superstar guitarist Ash Grunwald who will be playing our room on Friday, June 26th before heading to (more…)

Jessie Brown + Floodland + Jacob Strang + Roxy Mercier


  • Jessie Brown & Friends
    June 25, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Jessie Brown digs in for a Thursday night residency at The Carleton. Each week will feature different special guests. Thursday, June 25th sees Floodland, Jacob Strang and Roxy Mercier join Jessie and her band. Show time will be 9 PM and it’s a mere $8 at the door to get in.   (more…)

Fast Folk Underground Show – Eugene Ripper + acoustic Scoop Outs + acoustic Sorrys + David R. Elliott & More


  • Fast Folk Underground Show
    June 24, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Toronto’s Punk Folker Eugene Ripper tops a Fast Folk Underground show at The Carleton on Wednesday, June 24th that also features acoustic versions of The Scoop Outs and The Sorrys, along with David R. Elliott and more surprises. Show time is 8 PM and admission is $10 at the door. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o1_WU5mo5qY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2mdzZZsRdFk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxKxBrP3HY4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aUcKCChaLDo (more…)

Ginger St. James + Willie Stratton & The Boarding Party


  • Ginger St. James
    June 23, 2015
    8:00 pm - 12:00 am

2015’s Hamilton Music Awards Female Vocalist of the Year, killer Honky Tonk/Rockabilly/Blues sensation – Ginger St. James – makes her Carleton debut on Tuesday, June 23rd. Show time is 8 PM and admission is $10 at the door. Locals Willie Stratton & The Boarding party open the night… With her sultry and powerful voice, her (more…)

Multicultural Festival Presents – Asif Illyas


  • Asif Illyas
    June 22, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Asif Illyas is easily one of the most talented musicians/creators in Halifax; you don’t need to take my word for it, just ask any of the A-List artists in this town and they’ll tell you the same thing. The Halifax Multicultural Festival is doing some awareness-building shows in the city and it is our pleasure (more…)