Past Performances

Ron Hawkins CD Release Show


  • Ron Hawkins
    March 27, 2015
    7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ron Hawkins is, for my money, the best songwriter in the country. There, I said it. His body of work – from The Lowest of the Low, through The Rusty Nails, his solo work and what he’s now producing – stacks up against anything I’ve heard over the past two plus decades. His brand-spanking-new album (more…)

Ken Tizzard + Chris Ryan


  • Ken Tizzard
    March 26, 2015
    8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Ken Tizzard (The Watchmen, Thornley) makes the trek east from Ontario to perform a CD release show for his latest album – No Dark, No Light – at The Carleton on Thursday, March 26th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $10 at the door. Supporting Ken with a short opening set is fellow (more…)

Barney Bentall W/Dustin Bentall & Kendel Carson – A Carleton Appreciation Night


  • Barney Bentall
    March 25, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

One of our favourite songwriters (and human beings, for that matter) – Barney Bentall – along with son Dustin and Kendel Carson, perform a special show for the benefit of The Carleton on Wednesday, March 25th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $25. The disruptive Nova Centre construction, which started in earnest last (more…)


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Ostrea Lake + Brinleigh + Catie Lune


  • Ostrea Lake + Brinleigh + Katie Lune
    March 24, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Three acts, one night, one low price. Halifax band Ostrea Lake with support from Brinleigh and Catie Lune play The Carleton on Tuesday, March 24th at 8 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door… We dig all of these acts and we think you will too. Perfect music for a city that’s tired of getting (more…)

Shaun Majumder & Friends – New Material Only


  • Shaun Majumder
    March 22, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

It’s been a long time coming but we finally tracked This Hour Has 22 Minutes star Shaun Majumder down and convinced him to revive his wildly successful New Material Only night at The Carleton. Shaun, and his writer pals from 22 Minutes, will perform and the only rule is that the material they do has (more…)

The Carletones


  • The Carletones
    March 21, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Halifax’s best damned rock’n’roll house band – the mighty Carletones – will take The Carleton stage on Saturday, March 21st, as they always do, sometime around 10:30 and will proceed to pin your ears back with passionate performances of cool songs until close. This band rocks and we’re proud to provide a stage for them. (more…)

DJ IV


  • DJ IV
    March 20, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Classified’s right hand man – DJ IV – brings his Mondo show back to The Carleton on Friday, March 20th at 10 PM. It’s only $5 at the door so you really have no excuse not to come. At least that’s what we’re thinking.   (more…)

St. Patrick’s Day With Wendy MacIsaac & Friends


  • Wendy MacIsaac - St. Patrick's Day
    March 17, 2015
    8:30 pm - 12:00 am

We think St. Patrick’s Day should be celebrated with music and we’ll have the best live music in Halifax on that night, Tuesday, March 17th. Award winning fiddlers Wendy MacIsaac,  Chrissy Crowley, along with friends Darren MacMullen and Ken Ryan, will provide a night of the real deal Celtic music at The Carleton, starting at (more…)

St. Paddy’s Day With Wendy MacIsaac & Pals


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Ah, St. Patrick’s Day… We’re not big fans of the get-up-in-the-morning-drink-all-day-and-night-’til-you-fall-down kind of “celebrating,” rather the kind where you join some friends for some drinks and – most of all – some fantastic music. So that’s the kind of St. Paddy’s Day we’re doing at The Carleton on Tuesday, March 17th (because that’s the date, (more…)

The Carletones


  • The Carletones
    March 14, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Halifax’s best damned rock’n’roll house band – the mighty Carletones – will take The Carleton stage on Saturday, March 14th, as they always do, sometime around 10:30 and will proceed to pin your ears back with passionate performances of cool songs until close. This fantastic experience will cost you a measly $5 at the door (more…)