Rose Cousins is dancing on her own

The singer-songwriter’s new album explains the difference between loneliness and being alone.
Rose Cousins w/John Paul White Mar 19, 8pm Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, 6101 University Avenue $28-$33

Nomadic Homes plants sonic roots

Chris Rayner’s bedroom recording project releases a fuzzed-out, nostalgia-seeped debut LP.
After wandering through the Halifax music scene over the last three-plus years, Nomadic Homes is ready to release something permanent, something settled.

Pianist R. Grunwald has the key

The "extended minimalism" of his debut album helps you find your chill.
R. Grunwald March 17, 7pm Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road Free

Mo Kenney keeps the beat

We asked Dartmouth rock star and certified bad ass to share her favourite tunes by women artists in honour of International Women’s Day.
Mo Kenney w/Jade Bennett, Lyris Day Mar 6, 8:30pm Local Council of Women's House, 989 Young Avenue $15/$25

Jenn Grant knows it’s Inevitable

Coming home with her seventh studio album, the folk-pop star leans into harder edges.
Jenn Grant w/Don Brownrigg, Kim Harris Rebecca Cohn Auditorium, Dalhousie Arts Centre

Vadell Gabriel loses at love but wins with rhymes

Halifax’s hero of new jack swing drops an EP for the brokenhearted.
F or Seth Glasgow—who raps under the name Vadell Gabriel—Valentine's Day isn't a romanticized lovefest.

For Kristen Martell, the wait is over

After a decade away from music, the singer-songwriter celebrates a sunny new sound.
Kristen Martell Feb 1, 5-8pm The Carleton, 1685 Argyle Street, free

Julie Doiron and Mount Eerie’s view from the summit

The singer-songwriters’ second collaboration reaches new heights.
Mount Eerie & Julie Doiron Fri Jan 31, 7-10:30pm All Nations Christian Reformed Church, 2535 Robie Street Sold Out It's been 11 years since the last Lost Wisdom record, a whole decade since indie royalty Julie Doiron (y'know, the best part of Moncton grunge legend Eric's Trip, the lauded singer-songwriter whose tunes are a rock-tinged ode to the everyday) moored the Bright Eyes-but-somehow-sadder sound of Phil Elverum's project Mount Eerie.

Angel Bat Dawid soars

Chicago’s new free-jazz star shines in Halifax on Saturday, Jan 25.
Angel Bat Dawid w/NAT Chantel, New Hermitage Sat Jan 25, 8pm The Bus Stop Theatre, 2203 Gottingen Street $20/PWYC

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

A star-studded tribute night to Joni Mitchell’s landmark album helps beat the bleakest day of the year.
Blue Monday Cabaret Mon Jan 20, 7:30-9:30pm The Carleton, 1685 Argyle Street $15/$20

Morgan Davis: Ahead by a half-century

A lifelong student of the blues looks back at what he’s learned over a five-decade career.
T he crowd of friends knocking around pool balls and chalking cue sticks don't know who Morgan Davis is. Their laughter bubbles and expands, filling the bar on an otherwise quiet night.

Kenni G keeps it real

The bass-dropping DJ is making EDM more inclusive, one dance floor at a time.
Vision 2020 New Year's Party feat.

Flossin’ with Famba this NYE

The Halifax-born EDM star-on-the-rise plays two hometown gigs in one night.
Famba w/Scientists of Sound, Maximum Overdrive

The 2020 New Year’s Eve planner

Over 55 ways to celebrate the last night of the decade.
BIG TICKET EVENTS Fifty Shades of Grey NYE gala feat.

The year of T. Thomason

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.
O n New Year's Eve, T. Thomason opens for Platinum Blonde at Casino Nova Scotia, capping off a year that included an album release and winning an episode of the American Idol-meets-America's Next Top Model TV show The Launch.

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