Upcoming Performances

HUFF Presents – Gordie Sampson Songcamp 10th Anniversary Songwriters’ Circles


  • August 26, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is proud to present The Gordie Sampson Songcamp 10th anniversary! The night will involve two songwriters’ circles featuring Songcampers Dylan Guthro, Jodi Guthro, Mo Kenney, Carleton Stone, Dave Sampson, Kayleigh O’Connor, Maura Whitman, Cameron Nickerson and Willie Stratton at The Carleton on Monday, August 26th. Live music starts (more…)

HUFF Presents – Cory Tetford & Friends


  • August 27, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is proud to present  the multi-talented Cory Tetford, along with some musical friends, at The Carleton on Tuesday, August 27th. Live music starts at 8 PM and tickets are available HERE! It’s hard to know if Cory Tetford is better singer or a better guitarist but I think (more…)

HUFF Presents – Ian Janes + Chris Kirby


  • August 28, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is proud to present a funky, R&B flavoured night with Ian Janes and Chris Kirby at The Carleton on Wednesday, August 28th. Live music starts at 8 PM and tickets are available HERE! For those who might have missed the memo, Ian Janes is one of the country’s (more…)

HUFF Presents – The Novaks Acoustic + Cameron


  • August 29, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is proud to present a rare acoustic night with Newfoundland’s The Novaks and local sister act Cameron at The Carleton on Thursday, August 29th. Live music starts at 8 PM and tickets are available HERE! St. John’s rockers The Novaks blasted off in 2005 with the release of (more…)

HUFF Presents – Damhnait Doyle & The Halifax All Stars W/Matthew Sweet + Catherine MacLellan + Alejandro Escovedo


  • August 30, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is thrilled to present Newfoundland’s Damhnait Doyle with her HUFF All Star Band (The Novaks), including an opening songwriters’ circle featuring Matthew Sweet, Catherine MacLellan and Alejandro Escovedo at The Carleton on Friday, August 30th. Live music starts at 8 PM and tickets are available HERE! Newfoundland’s Damhnait (more…)

HUFF Presents – Alejandro Escovedo & The Halifax All Stars W/Matthew Sweet + Damhnait Doyle + Paul Murphy


  • August 31, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is thrilled to present Rock’n’Roll legend Alejandro Escovedo and the Halifax All Stars, including an opening songwriters’ circle featuring Matthew Sweet, Damhnait Doyle and Wintersleep’s Paul Murphy at The Carleton on Saturday, August 31st. Live music starts at 8 PM and tickets are available HERE! To mark our (more…)

HUFF Presents – Matthew Sweet & The Halifax All Stars W/Damhnait Doyle + Alejandro Escovedo + Christina Martin


  • September 1, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival’s 10th anniversary is thrilled to present Matthew Sweet and the Halifax All Stars, including an opening songwriters’ circle featuring Damhnait Doyle, Alejandro Escovedo and Christina Martin at The Carleton on Sunday, September 1st. Live music starts at 8 PM and tickets are available HERE! If Matthew Sweet never existed, it’s (more…)


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Weak Size Fish + Monark + Ghettosocks


  • September 6, 2019
    10:00 pm - 1:30 am

Fredericton’s Weak Size Fish, along with locals Monark and Ghettosocks, join ranks for a show at The Carleton on Friday, September 6th. Show time is 10 PM and admission is a cool $10 at the door.   Weak Size Fish is a seven-piece dub-reggae jam band based in Fredericton, NB on Canada’s east coast. With (more…)

Fred Eaglesmith & Tif Ginn


  • September 17, 2019
    8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

The inimitable, irrepressible, they-broke-the-mold, etc. Fred Eaglesmith along with femme fatale Tif Ginn, return to their Halifax home, The Carleton, for a show on Tuesday, September 17th. Show time is 8 PM sharp and tickets are $40 advanced or $45 at the door.   Fred’s been releasing albums since 1980 and performing for even longer. (more…)

Jessica Rhaye – Just Like A Woman – The Songs Of Bob Dylan


  • October 12, 2019
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

New Brunswick’s Jessica Rhaye returns to The Carleton, along with her new band, The Ramshackle Parade, to celebrate the release of her new album, Just Like A Woman – The Songs Of Bob Dylan, with a special early show on Saturday, October 12th. Live music gets underway at 7 PM and tickets are $20. Come (more…)