Upcoming Performances

Craft Draught Showdown: The Harbour VS Big Spruce


  • February 28, 2024
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Join us at 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 28th when Musquodoboit’s The Harbour and Baddeck’s Big Spruce breweries go head to head. Enjoy 5 courses prepared by Chef Mathias Probst, each one paired with two 4 oz brews selected by expert Brewmasters to complement the dish.  Chef and Brewmasters will be on hand to speak about their (more…)

The Carleton Staff @ A Different Stage of Mind


  • February 29, 2024
    7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

UPDATE! Your donation to the cause will be matched! Click HERE to double your impact today! Many thanks to our staff for giving generously of their time and energy to take the stage and to the J&W Murphy Foundation for stepping up to match ALL donations to Team Carleton. ==== The Carleton VENUE will be (more…)

Private Event


  • March 1, 2024
    7:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Music, food, and drinks are flowing! Consider The Carleton for your next private party, dinner, meeting, wedding, reception or corporate event.  With a state of the art sound system, award winning Chef Mathias Probst, and terrific staff, we do it all! Check out our Private Functions page for more info or contact reservations@thecarleton.ca. (more…)

Tevon Tynes Trio


  • March 2, 2024
    9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

Our exceptional house band – Tevon Tynes Trio – warms up the winter at The Carleton in style on Saturday nights, including this one on, March 2nd . Live rockin’ music gets underway at 9 PM and admission is FREE. Dancing is possible, permissible and encouraged! (more…)

Callehan + Ryan Roberts


  • March 7, 2024
    7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Shanty-rockers Callehan, with able support from Ryan Roberts, return to The Carleton on Thursday, March 7th!  Come and enjoy a great evening of folk / americana tunes with these fine dudes.  NO COVER!  Instead, this event will be raising money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.  Great music and great food – all while helping (more…)

SOLD OUT: EARLY SHOW: Matt Wright: I’m Doing My Best Comedy Tour


  • March 8, 2024
    7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Ready to laugh?  Originally from Newfoundland, two time JUNO award losing comedian Matt Wright stops by The Carleton with his latest comedy show. The cross-country, 30-show “I’m Doing My Best” goes from St. John’s to Vancouver as Matt prepares to record his first comedy special.  Join us for the funny at 7:00 pm, Friday March (more…)


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    LATE SHOW: Matt Wright: I’m Doing My Best Comedy Tour


    • March 8, 2024
      9:30 pm - 11:00 pm

    Ready to laugh?  Originally from Newfoundland, two time JUNO award losing comedian Matt Wright stops by The Carleton with his latest comedy show. The cross-country, 30-show “I’m Doing My Best” goes from St. John’s to Vancouver as Matt prepares to record his first comedy special.  Since Matt’s early show has sold out, join us for (more…)

    Abbas Wahab + Jordan Policicchio In Lethal Comedy 2


    • March 9, 2024
      7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

    HALIFAX! It’s too cold outside, come in for some laughs instead. The Carleton is pleased to announce the return of Abbas Wahab, with rising star Jordan Policicchio, in Lethal Comedy 2 on Saturday, March 9th. Show time is a civilized 7 PM and tickets are $25 + HST. Abbas Wahab (@abbaswahab) is a Canadian comedian and (more…)

    The Right Swipes


    • March 9, 2024
      9:00 pm - 11:55 pm

    You get to see Sasha Brideau and his merry band of Right Swipes  at The Carleton a little earlier in the month than usual:  Saturday, March 9th! The rock gets underway at 9 PM and admission is absolutely FREE.   The Right Swipes assemble from all corners of the Maritimes, with guitarist Sasha Brideau, bassist Andrew (more…)

    8 TIX LEFT! Mat Hughes EP Release + Daniel James McFadyen


    • March 14, 2024
      7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

    The Carleton is delighted to host Mat Hughes for the release of his brand new EP ‘The Motions’  with special guest Daniel James McFadyen.  Show time is 7:30 PM on Thursday March 14th and tickets are $20 + HST. Mat Hughes is a singer-songwriter who recently moved home to Nova Scotia after a long stint (more…)