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.

Halifax’s first gay male choir is set to make its Pride Festival debut

From Broadway show tunes to standard classical arrangements and folk, they’re singing it all
Halifax Pride MainStage Showcase July 20 @ 4:30pm Garrison Grounds Festival site Free www.hgmc.ca

Jazz Fest: Sheila E.

The 61-year-old drum god is fuelled by family, community and the active choice to pick love over hate.
On Friday, this city has a rare chance to see a living legend: The great Sheila E.

Jazz Fest: Bernice

The Toronto indie-rock quintet has deep jazz roots.
Without jazz, there'd be no Bernice.

Jazz Fest: Mdou Moctar

The Nigerien guitar hero combines traditional Tuareg guitar with modern electric: “Just the music and the friends, that’s my paradise.”
You think you know how African music sounds: You still know the words to K'naan's last hit and your record collection includes Mumford and Son's Johannesburg EP.

Jazz Fest: Exco Levi

“You have to displace yourself and follow the drumbeat of your heart,” says the Canadian reggae king.
F or one of Canada's most decorated reggae musicians, it's all about singing for the people. "Reggae music—all the music that we do—we sing songs of unification and liberation," says Exco Levi, the stage name of Wayne Ford Levi.

Jazz Fest: Pondercast’s Laurie Brown

The former CBC host finds new stories via podcasting.
Laurie Brown & Joshua Van Tassel Saturday, July 13, 2pm Halifax Central Library, 5440 Spring Garden Road free

The evolution of Tim Baker

Hey Rosetta’s leader returns to help kick off the Halifax Jazz Festival with the solo effort Forever Overhead.
Tim Baker w/Kathleen Edwards

Fungus follows its bliss

The rock trio debuts a pair of new singles and a trippy new video.
Fungus w/Kaledioscope Horse, Juice Girls

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