Past Performances

Bidiniband + Communism


  • Bidiniband + Communism
    February 13, 2015
    9:30 pm - 1:00 am

Ex Rheostatic main man Dave Bidini and the rest of his current musical project – Bidiniband – will return to The Carleton on Friday, February 13th to put a capper on their Hockey Day in Canada trip east. Support will come from Dave’s band mates (Don Kerr, Kevin Lacroix and Paul Linklater) who have their (more…)

Terrific Tag-Team Tunes Tunes Tuesday W/Matthew Hornell & Andrew Sneddon


  • Terrific Tag-Team Tunes Tuesday
    February 10, 2015
    8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Every Tuesday in January – including this one – Matthew Hornell and Andrew Sneddon bring us Terrific Tag-Team Tunes, from country to folk to Celtic and everything in between. Covers and originals. Music starts at 9 PM and it’s $5 at the door to get in. These guys are awfully good! (more…)

The Carletones – Adam Baldwin Returns!


  • The Carletones
    February 7, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

After undergoing a little throat surgery (it went, very, very well) Carletones main man Adam Baldwin will resume his front man responsibilities with the band this week! We expect that Adam’s hugely capable fill-in, Ryan Pierce, will join them as well! The Carletones is The Carleton’s long-standing house band made up of some of the (more…)

Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound


  • Roxy & TUSS
    February 6, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Halifax’s coolest Soul and R&B/Funk practitioners – Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound – play their usual first Friday of the month gig at The Carleton Music Bar & Grill on February 6th. Live music gets cooking at 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door. Bring the shoes you dance in, you’ll need (more…)

Pretty Archie + Dave Sampson


  • Pretty Archie
    February 5, 2015
    9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Cape Breton’s country/folk/bluegrass party band, Pretty Archie – along with pal Dave Sampson – play their inaugural show at The Carleton on Thursday, February 5th. Show time is 9 PM and tickets are $10. Pretty Archie was formed in Cape Breton in 2012 by life-long friends Brian Cathcart (lead vocals, guitar), Matt McNeil (lead guitar, (more…)


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Comedy At The Carleton – Simon King + Stefan McNeil – CANCELLED!


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Two Vancouver-based comics – Simon King, originally from the UK and Stefan MacNeil, originally from Nova Scotia – team up for Comedy At The Carleton on Tuesday, February 3rd. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $12 advanced or $15 at the door. Sorry folks, this show has been cancelled at the artists’ request. (more…)

Terrific Tag-Team Tunes Tuesday W/Matthew Hornell & Andrew Sneddon


  • Terrific Tag-Team Tunes Tuesday
    February 3, 2015
    8:30 am - 11:00 pm

Every Tuesday in February (with the exception of the 24th – Steve Poltz) Matthew Hornell and Andrew Sneddon bring us Terrific Tag-Team Tunes, from country to folk to Celtic and everything in between. Covers and originals. Music starts at 8:30 PM and it’s $5 at the door to get in. These guys are awfully good! (more…)

Justin Rutledge


  • February 1, 2015
    8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

2014 Juno Award winner in the Solo Roots/Traditional category for his Valleyheart album – Justin Rutledge – makes his way east to Halifax, and The Carleton stage on Sunday, February 1st. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $15. (more…)

The Carletones


  • The Carletones
    January 31, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

The Carletones is The Carleton’s long-standing house band made up of some of the best musicians in the city and, we think, one of the best bands in Halifax. With very rare exceptions they play every Saturday night. The band covers anything from Neil Young, Tom Petty and Springsteen to T-Rex, J.J. Cale and Joan (more…)