Angel Bat Dawid soars

Angel Bat Dawid soars

posted by CHRIS STOODLEY, Jan 23/20

Chicago’s new free-jazz star shines in Halifax on Jan 25. comments      0

Ten questions with Braden Lam

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Ten questions with Braden Lam

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 23/20

The Driftwood People's front person dishes about Stanning Tim Baker and his NSYNC phase. comments      0


Stewart Legere, Cliff Le Jeune and friends are tangled up in <i>Blue</i>.

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Stewart Legere, Cliff Le Jeune and friends are tangled up in Blue.

posted by MICHAEL LAKE, Jan 16/20

A star-studded tribute night to Joni Mitchell’s landmark album helps beat the bleakest day of the year. comments      0


ZZ Top announces Halifax show May 20

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ZZ Top announces Halifax show May 20

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 13/20

See the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer alongside Cheap Trick at the Scotiabank Centre. comments      0


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OBEY Convention becomes EVERYSEEKER

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 9/20

The music festival all about discovery and creativity rebrands. comments      0


Morgan Davis: Ahead by a half-century

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Morgan Davis: Ahead by a half-century

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Jan 9/20

A lifelong student of the blues looks back at what he’s learned over a five-decade career. comments      2


Kenni G keeps it real

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Kenni G keeps it real

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Dec 26/19

The bass-dropping DJ is making EDM more inclusive, one dance floor at a time. comments      0


Flossin’ with Famba this NYE

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Flossin’ with Famba this NYE

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Dec 26/19

The Halifax-born EDM star-on-the-rise plays two hometown gigs in one night. comments      0


The 2020 New Year’s Eve planner

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The 2020 New Year’s Eve planner

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Dec 26/19

Over 55 ways to celebrate the last night of the decade. comments      0


The year of T. Thomason

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The year of T. Thomason

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Dec 26/19

As he opens one of the biggest New Year’s shows in town, the pop star reflects on what’s now and what’s next. comments      0


The Mellotones’ magical New Year’s Eve playlist

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The Mellotones’ magical New Year’s Eve playlist

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Dec 26/19

A playlist of NYE bangers from the city’s most devoted party band. comments      0


Behind the setlist with Matt Mays

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Behind the setlist with Matt Mays

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Dec 12/19

The prince of the City Of Lakes dives into why treating a concert like a musical made the best concert of 2019. comments      0


Boney M., the original bop star

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Boney M., the original bop star

posted by LEZLIE LOWE, Dec 12/19

The German supergroup brings its dripping-in-extra breed of disco to Halifax. comments      0


Music Reviews

Show review: The East Pointers guide you home

Show review: The East Pointers guide you home

PEI's Celtic-folk kings continue to rule.


Show review: Rebecca Thomas and Symphony Nova Scotia reach farther together

Show review: Rebecca Thomas and Symphony Nova Scotia reach farther together

The famed poet/activist pushes classical music into new realms as she debuts We're Not Done Drumming.


Review: Don't sleep on the lullaby folk of Ostrea Lake

Review: Don't sleep on the lullaby folk of Ostrea Lake

The Halifax outfit lays serious groundwork in its debut LP.


Show review: Walrus warms the stage for Diet Cig but steals the show at Halifax Pop Explosion

Show review: Walrus warms the stage for Diet Cig but steals the show at Halifax Pop Explosion

Halifax's own band of Flaming Lips-tinged fuzz rock ruled the Marquee on Oct 26.


Show review: Kaia Kater, Jennah Barry and Lydia Persaud baptized our ears at Halifax Pop Explosion

Show review: Kaia Kater, Jennah Barry and Lydia Persaud baptized our ears at Halifax Pop Explosion

The trio of sets at St. Matthew's church made the most of the high ceilings while lifting beyond lofty expectations.


Show review: Spencer Krug and Charlotte Cornfield enchant their audience

Show review: Spencer Krug and Charlotte Cornfield enchant their audience

A Halifax Pop showcase that is an unreplicable moment in time.


Show review: Japanese Breakfast is a feast

Show review: PUP will never live up to its name

Show review: Halifax Pop Explosion's <i>Songs of The City</i> is a love letter to all of us

Show review: Halifax Pop Explosion's Songs of The City is a love letter to all of us

The venerable music festival kicks off with a showcase highlighting the strength in vulnerability.


Review: Erwan Keravec and Hamid Drake shatter the silence at suddenlyLISTEN's season debut show

Review: Erwan Keravec and Hamid Drake shatter the silence at suddenlyLISTEN's season debut show

The Urban Pipes showcase should've felt like a peanut butter-tunafish sandwich but instead was much tastier.


<i>The Magic Flute</i> blows on at the Halifax Summer Opera Festival

The Magic Flute blows on at the Halifax Summer Opera Festival

Mozart’s music might be “the most sublime ever written” but he’s no woke bae.


Album review: Hitman, <i>The Offering: Side One</i>

Album review: Hitman, The Offering: Side One

The Halifax stoner-metal quartet returns with a hot new EP.


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Vol 27, No 35
January 23, 2020

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