The Halifax Queer Ensemble is here to play

The Halifax Queer Ensemble is here to play

The new ensemble—which is the inaugural artist-in-residence at the Maritime Conservatory—makes space for queer folks in the classical music world.
Since its inception just months ago, the Halifax Queer Ensemble has been on its come up, rise, ascension, crescendo—basically, doing very well.

To a T.

T. Thomason’s new album is a map of his future and a blueprint of modern pop.
T. Thomason w/Zamani, X Thu Oct 3, 8pm The Bus Stop Theatre 2203 Gottingen Street $12/$15

Radstorm forever

The DIY community space hopes to hold on to its north end digs—but it needs your help.
Some places are so special, an entire community forms around it.

Fall Arts Preview: Live music calendar

A host of hot tickets that’ll give you earworms ‘till the first snowfall.

Fall Art Preview: Devarrow contemplates adulthood versus #adulting

The indie folk singer-songwriter’s second album contemplates balance, community and phone addiction.
The questions pondered on the upcoming Devarrow album are more than just hashtag millennial problems.

The Maes continue to “fall head over heels, cart over wheels” for folk music

The Australian sister duo shares sun-dappled, gender-fluid love songs at the Halifax Urban Folk Festival.
Phoebe Bridgers Tribute w/The Maes Thu Aug 29, 10:30pm Good Robot Brewing Co., 2736 Robie Street

Damhnait Doyle finds—and raises—her true voice

The Canadian singer-songwriter brings Liquor Store Flowers, her best album yet, to the Halifax Urban Folk Festival.
Damhnait Doyle & The Halifax All-Stars w/Opening Song Circle feat.

Halifax, meet Jah’Mila

If you’re not already addicted to the Jamaica-born, Halifax-based artist’s distinctive, roots-y reggae, her Halifax Urban Folk Festival showcase will have you hooked.
Cassie Josephine & The Cry If I Want To's w/Pretty Archie, Jah'Mila, Eaton McGrath & The Halifax All Stars Sat Aug 31, 2pm Halifax Waterfront Free

The best place to be in Halifax, each night of the week

From Monday to Sunday, how to make the most out of night life in this city
A fun thing you'll learn in your mandatory Psychology 101 course is that in your early 20s, your brain is super-soft—as impressionable as a Memory Foam mattress.

A Tribe Called Red is ready to see you sweat

The powwow-dubstep duo return to Halifax with a summer bop for the ages.
A Tribe Called Red w/Sweet Lew, Shevy Price Wed, Aug 21, 9:30pm The Marquee Ballroom, 2037 Gottingen Street $27.99/$32.99

New Hermitage’s soundtrack of the climate crisis will end your apathy

Composer/improviser Andrew MacKelvie and pals track the amount of CO2 in the air with a pair of synthesizers.
W hen it comes to understanding the climate crisis, Andrew MacKelvie knows that "the numbers don't mean anything out of context."

Nyssa dials up the heat this Hot Girl Summer

Toronto’s answer to Robyn says she wants to bring the energy back to rock ’n’ roll
Nyssa w/Loveland, Yohvn Blvck 

Nyssa dials up the heat this Hot Girl Summer

Toronto’s answer to Robyn says she wants to bring the energy back to rock ’n’ roll
Nyssa w/Loveland, Yohvn Blvck Wed, Aug 7, 9pm Menz & Mollyz Bar, 2182 Gottingen Street

Burnt Black, on fire again

One of Halifax’s most influential bands, formed in the fog of Yarmouth, reunites after 20 years apart.
Burnt Black w/Moon Logic

Suzanne Vega, master of song

Folk icon Suzanne Vega says the music’s gotten her through her 35-year career: “I love what I do.”
Suzanne Vega at the Stan Rogers Folk Festival

Dolly Parton's house

Heist’s annual Pride tribute goes big-haired with a salute to Dolly Parton.
It all started when Richie Wilcox asked his musician pals to cover some Rufus Wainwright tunes at The Music Room on an empty Monday night during Pride.

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Postdata's family ties

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The atmospheric debut album from Wintersleep's Paul Murphy and bro Michael celebrate family memories. comments      0

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