Neon Dreams on

Neon Dreams on

Halifax’s beloved EDM duo plots epic Cunard Centre set and world domination.
Loud Luxury w/Neon Dreams, Fama, Karate Kactus

Dinuk Wijeratne stays wylin’

The Clayton Park-raised composer and multi-instrumentalist continues to deliver exciting, explosive music.
Dinuk Wijeratne Trio

The eternal sunshine of Judee Sill

Local music mainstay Terra Spencer honours her number one influence with a tribute show.
Chasin' The Sun: A Tribute to Judee Sill Sat, Nov 23, 8pm Art Bar + Projects, 1873 Granville Street $20

Six degrees of Daniel Caesar

On the eve of his Nov 14 Scotiabank Centre show, we explore how a kid from Oshawa raised on gospel music became the centre of modern R&B.

Moonwake’s shifting tide

The synth-pop band celebrates a new direction at a trio of Halifax Music Co-op shows.
Moonwake w/Elise Besler at Inventions 2019 Nov 15-17, 7pm Christ Church, 61 Dundas St, Dartmouth $15

Paper Beat Scissors shakes again

Tim Crabtree's chamber-folk project continues to strike a chord as it returns to Halifax.
When Tim Crabtree—the brains and diary entries behind the vulnerable chamber folk of Paper Beat Scissors—pulled through the Cobequid Pass yesterday, “it felt like a homecoming,” he says, laughing into the phone as he talks about the feeling that swept over him as he stretched his legs at the rest-stop that marks the halfway point from the rest of mainland Canada to Halifax. It makes sense that it all felt so familiar: Crabtree studied at Dalhousie University while music became a side project and, eventually, the main event for him.

Maureen Batt’s playlist is Crossing Borders

Tired of seeing contemporary compositions getting shelved, the soprano started a concert series of songs she wants to hear.
Crossing Borders: Traversía Latinoamericana

How the Mighty is rising

The Polaris-winning rapper Haviah Mighty pushes boundaries with her every move.
Haviah Mighty w/Just John x Dom Dias, Hua Li, Yohvn Blvck Sat Oct 26 The Seahorse Tavern 2037 Gottingen Street, 9-11pm $15/$20

Howling PUP

The country’s hottest punk band returns to HPX to melt your face—if you can get a ticket.
PUP w/Weakened Friends, OUTTACONTROLLER Fri Oct 25, 9pm The Marquee Ballroom 2037 Gottingen Street Sold out

BACKXWASH won’t back off

The MC rose through the battle-rap ranks of Montreal to take on her biggest opponent yet: the white patriarchy.
BACKXWASH w/Janette King Thu Oct 24, 8:30pm The Carleton, 1685 Argyle Street free

Cassie Josephine is Only Half Blue, but all brilliant

Her Halifax supergroup Cassie Josephine & The Cry If I Want To’s explores the soft edges of country.
Driftwood People w/Alexandria Maillot, Cassie Josephine & The Cry If I Want To's Fri Oct 25, 8pm The Carleton, 1685 Argyle Street $10

Walrus works it out

The Halifax heavyweight returns in time for HPX with a new album that sounds like rock from a distant planet.
Diet Cig w/Walrus, Luna Li, Diamondtown Sat Oct 26, 9:15pm The Marquee Ballroom 2037 Gottingen Street

Sorrey season is In Full Bloom

The band hits its stride with a new album and a new city to call home.
Sorrey w/Calm Baretta, Little Cities, Vince The Messenger Fri Oct 25, 4:30pm The Carleton, 1685 Argyle Street $10

Guy Paul Thibault’s trance to the top

After winning album of the year at the 2019 International Singer-Songwriter Association, the country-rocker himself returns to a Halifax stage near you.
W hen Guy Paul Thibault hits the stage, he goes into what can only be described as a self-induced trance.

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

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