Past Performances

The Infinite Possibility (JONT) + Special Guests


  • The Infinite Possibility
    July 8, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Singer/songwriter/poet/cricketer/troubadour/searcher/empath…  Recent Haligonian and Brit ex-pat JONT, unveils his new band project – The Infinite Possibility – and songs from his upcoming (Joel Plaskett-produced) album – The Way Home –  at The Carleton on Wednesday, July 8th. Show time is 8 PM and tickets are $10 advanced or $15 at the door. I met Jont (more…)

Mama Kin (Australia) + Kim Harris + Dana Beeler + Rachel Sermanni


  • Mama Kin
    July 7, 2015
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Australia’s Mama Kin kicks off her Canadian tour at The Carleton with a full band show on Tuesday, July 7th before heading off to the Evolve Festival and then points west. Show time is 8 PM and it’s only $10 at the door to get in! Kim Harris, Dana Beeler and Scotland’s Rachel Sermanni will (more…)

Super-Special DJ Night With The Sub-Dude


  • July 4, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

It’s Saturday night at The Carleton and that means usually means we’ve got The Carletones on stage. BUT, this week – July 4th (woo hoo to our American neighbours!) – Baldwin’s in PEI so we’ve called in the next best thing – The Sub-Dude – to DJ the night. It’s only $5 at the door (more…)

Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound


  • Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound
    July 3, 2015
    10:00 pm - 2:00 am

Carleton faves Roxy & The Underground Soul Sound get back to our stage on Friday, July 3rd for another cool night of hot funk and soul. Live music starts at 10 PM and it’s only $5 at the door to get in. Looking for a fun night out in Halifax? Look no further, you just (more…)

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…)