Seven must-see concerts in Halifax this weekend

Seven must-see concerts in Halifax this weekend

All the live music worth hearing from July 31 to August 2.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 29/21


Breagh Isabel’s “Girlfriends” may be the song of COVID summer

Breagh Isabel’s “Girlfriends” may be the song of COVID summer

The former Port Cities band member is solo, signed to Warner and singing of uncertainty.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 23/21


4 live music shows to see this weekend

4 live music shows to see this weekend

Concerts! Are! Back!

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 22/21


Jerry Granelli, iconic drummer and teacher, dies in Halifax

Jerry Granelli, iconic drummer and teacher, dies in Halifax

Famed for playing on A Charlie Brown Christmas, the 80-year-old was the city’s face of jazz.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 20/21


5 can’t-miss events happening at 2021 Halifax Jazz Festival

5 can’t-miss events happening at 2021 Halifax Jazz Festival

Midway through the fest’s run, there’s still a ton to see and stream.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jul 20/21


Strang says physically distanced dance floors are the new norm

Strang says physically distanced dance floors are the new norm

But the top doc doesn’t have any COVID-friendly dance move recommendations.

By VICTORIA WALTON, Jul 15/21


Halifax Jazz Fest announces first wave of acts

Halifax Jazz Fest announces first wave of acts

P'tit Belliveau, Ben Caplan and more slated for livestreams from July 14-August 15.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 30/21


Bahamas announces Halifax tour dates

Bahamas announces Halifax tour dates

The Sad Hunk serenades at The Cohn in January.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 22/21


Rita’s Retreat: Cape Breton’s answer to Graceland becomes an Airbnb

Rita’s Retreat: Cape Breton’s answer to Graceland becomes an Airbnb

You can stay in Rita MacNeil’s former Sydney, NS estate for $514 a night.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 15/21


Catching up with Juno winner Rose Cousins

Catching up with Juno winner Rose Cousins

We talk with the singer-songwriter about her latest award.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 9/21


The 2021 ECMA awards touch down online June 10

The 2021 ECMA awards touch down online June 10

Tune into the event via Facebook or Youtube at 8pm, and go behind-the-scenes on The Coast's Instagram.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 9/21


EVERYSEEKER announces 2021 event lineup

EVERYSEEKER announces 2021 event lineup

The free, digital festival takes place June 17-20.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 7/21


In memory of the Chip Bowl at Gus’ Pub

In memory of the Chip Bowl at Gus’ Pub

Did we really all used to share a communal bowl of Party Mix before the show?

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 7/21


Judas Priest coming to Halifax this November

Judas Priest coming to Halifax this November

The metal music mammoth touches down at the Scotiabank Centre November 2.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 7/21


Here's every Nova Scotian up for an award at this Sunday's Junos

Here's every Nova Scotian up for an award at this Sunday's Junos

There's been an uptick in recognizing Atlantic Canadian musical talent at the awards, airing June 6 at 9pm.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 4/21


Buying in with Gary Beals

Buying in with Gary Beals

The R&B star’s sold-out comeback is built on positivity and self-love.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Jun 2/21


Halifax Jazz Festival announced dates; plans for online event

Halifax Jazz Festival announced dates; plans for online event

Tune into the event from July 3-Aug 15.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 27/21


Gabrielle Papillon releases must-watch video "Last Deep Breath"

Gabrielle Papillon releases must-watch video "Last Deep Breath"

The clip highlights the strength it takes to fight personal battles.

By ALEC MARTIN, May 21/21


Record review: Century Egg’s <i>Little Piece of Hair</i> hits hard

Record review: Century Egg’s Little Piece of Hair hits hard

For its label debut, the Halifax four-piece is sharp and sunny.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 19/21


Halifax Pride Festival announces dates for 2021 event

Halifax Pride Festival announces dates for 2021 event

The summer staple will happen from August 12-22, 2021.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 19/21


I miss everything about live music

I miss everything about live music

The big things like the thrill of a band starting an encore, but also the many little things.

By MORGAN MULLIN, May 13/21


Music review: Fungus’s album <i>Sanguine</i> will grow on you

Music review: Fungus’s album Sanguine will grow on you

An addictive listen for fans of Alanis Morissette, Tegan and Sara and Sheryl Crow.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 24/21


Must-watch music video: Jenn Grant's "Flying On Your Own"

Must-watch music video: Jenn Grant's "Flying On Your Own"

The folk-pop singer-songwriter covers Cape Breton legend Rita MacNeil.

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 21/21


Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

Must-watch music video: The tide is high but Keeper E. is holding on

A fresh new voice in the Halifax scene that's ready to talk about the climate crisis.

By ALEC MARTIN, Apr 15/21


Must-watch music video: A deer in the spotlight

Must-watch music video: A deer in the spotlight

Kim Harris and Andrea Dorfman join forces on an animated version of “Heirloom.”

By MORGAN MULLIN, Apr 6/21


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