Best of Halifax

Best Live Show In The Past Year

Gold Winner Deadmau5 on The Common

Silver Winner Wintersleep at the Marquee

Bronze Winner I Love The 90s

North end residents were treated to an earth-shaking soundcheck the morning of Canada Day, deep propulsive bass cutting through the pouring rain to bounce off surfaces from Citadel Hill up to the Hydrostone. By the time deadmau5 actually took the stage—or should we say the cube?—that evening, the grass had long dried and thousands threw their arms up to one of Canada’s biggest and best-known exports, their bodies absorbing that wall of EDM sound to the delight of all. All for free.

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