Serena Ryder’s pure joy

Serena Ryder’s pure joy

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Dec 6/18

On Christmas Kisses, the singer aims for “innocence and awe and excitement” with her new holiday offering. comments      0

Have a holly jolly weekend with these Sure Things

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Have a holly jolly weekend with these Sure Things

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Dec 6/18

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Bend the River’s <i>Long Night</i> coming

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Bend the River’s Long Night coming

posted by TARA THORNE, Dec 6/18

The seven-piece Americana band joins forces with Joel Plaskett for its new EP Through the Long Night. comments      0


Support, in unison

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Support, in unison

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Dec 6/18

Jessie Brown leads a lineup of bands coming together in honour of the Unison Benevolent Fund, an important resource for musicians. comments      0


Neko Case is playing in Halifax April 16

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Neko Case is playing in Halifax April 16

posted by JOSHUA SAUNDERS, Dec 4/18

Motivated by tragedy, she's coming in hot comments      0


Have a rockin' weekend with these Sure Things

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Have a rockin' weekend with these Sure Things

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Nov 29/18

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The Barr Brothers’ autumn <i>Breakers</i>

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The Barr Brothers’ autumn Breakers

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Nov 29/18

It’s been a busy year for the Montreal outfit but they’re taking Queens of the Breakers on one last run. comments      0


Many Moonwakes

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Many Moonwakes

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 29/18

On Phonetic Limbo the sprawling Halifax band follows its musical muse wherever it wanders. comments      0


Pause your life and listen to three new local songs!

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Pause your life and listen to three new local songs!

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 23/18

Jams from the long-lost Jennah Barry and Don Brownrigg, plus a new version of a Hillsburn fave. comments      0


Have a sparkling weekend with these Sure Things

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Have a sparkling weekend with these Sure Things

posted by MORGAN MULLIN, Nov 22/18

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Kaia Kater’s folk bomb

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Kaia Kater’s folk bomb

posted by TARA THORNE, Nov 22/18

Already a veteran of the North American music scene at 25, the artist brings her new album Grenades to town packed with history and soul. comments      0


Petra Glynt’s wake-up call

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Petra Glynt’s wake-up call

posted by BRENNAN MCCRACKEN, Nov 22/18

On My Flag Is A Burning Rag of Love, the artist makes danceable pop music with a progressive conscience. comments      0


The duality of Donovan Woods

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The duality of Donovan Woods

posted by JONATHAN BRIGGINS, Nov 15/18

The Toronto folk singer (and champion tweeter) brings his latest,Both Ways, for Halifax to interpret. comments      0


Music Sure Things

Monday, Dec 10

Open Mic House 10 year Anniversary part two

Tyler Messick, Matt Steele, The Brood and Casual Cries for Help are among the dozens of local music-makers flooding 2539 Agricola Street

Tuesday, Dec 11

Jeri Brown's First Ladies of Jazz

Jazz Fest fave Jeri Brown returns to town—and The Carleton—with a new monthly show in tow celebrating the great dames of jazz

Thursday, Dec 13

The Vinyl Flytrap

An evening of soul, funk and hip hop records that'll help you get your groove on.

Sunday, Dec 16

Reeny’s Family Christmas

Reeny Smith brings her powerhouse pipes to The Carleton stage for a sweet matinee spiked with holiday favourites.

Thursday, Dec 20

The Burning Hell w/Owen Meany's Batting Stance, Dance Movie

Indie-rock weirdo The Burning Hell brings songs about love, loss and Kiefer Sutherland to The Seahorse as it shares the stage with

Thursday, Dec 20

A Tribute to the Great Ladies of Classic Country Music w/Norma MacDonald

Norma MacDonald sings the praises—and songs—of country queens like Dolly Parton, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn at this sweet show.

Sunday, Jan 6

Lala Lee & Mimisu Lee

Halifax sisters Lala Lee and Mimisu Lee first dazzled hometown with their unique combination of piano and French horn at age ten.

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Music Reviews

Album review: Hitman, <i>The Offering: Side One</i>

Album review: Hitman, The Offering: Side One

The Halifax stoner-metal quartet returns with a hot new EP.


Show review: Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good at the Scotiabank Centre

Show review: Our Lady Peace and Matthew Good at the Scotiabank Centre

Hello, nostalgia time bomb.


Show review: Hey Ocean! at The Seahorse

Show review: Hey Ocean! at The Seahorse


Review: Japanese Breakfast, <i>Soft Sounds from Another Planet</i>

Review: Japanese Breakfast, Soft Sounds from Another Planet

Michelle Zauner’s solo project opens for Tegan and Sara Thursday at the Cohn.


Review: David R. Elliott, <i>Strawberry Grass</i>

Review: David R. Elliott, Strawberry Grass

Home on the impressive range


Review: Shadow of Everest, <i>Idle Hands</i>

Review: Shadow of Everest, Idle Hands

Classic tone from local contemporary progressive metalheads


Review: Keonté Beals, <i>Man Overboard</i>

Review: Keonté Beals, Man Overboard

Pulls no punches


Review: Blue Spirits, <i>Liquid Courage</i>

Review: Blue Spirits, Liquid Courage

Clear and taut


Review: MAJE, <I>Insert Flame Emojis Here</i>

Review: MAJE, Insert Flame Emojis Here

Furious and fresh-sounding


Review: Wake Rider, <i>Wake Rider</i>

Review: Wake Rider, Wake Rider

Summer vibes


Blue Rodeo does it yet again Saturday at Scotiabank Centre

Blue Rodeo does it yet again Saturday at Scotiabank Centre

Live review: What could be a sad ritual is transformed.


Review: Monomyth, <i>Happy Pop Family</i>

Review: Monomyth, Happy Pop Family

Nimble and buoyant


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In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 28
December 6, 2018

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