Tag Archives: Live Music

Five Acts To See At The TD Halifax Jazz Festival

With only a few days to go before the TD Halifax Jazz Festival opens its gates to the city of Halifax, we here at Hafilax have come up with five acts that you might not know, but should definitely see.  (You know how much we love lists......everyone loves lists.)   Jo Mersa Marley Grandson to… Read More

HUFF Returns In 2017

The Halifax Urban Folk Festival (HUFF) returns with performances by John K Samson, Tift Merritt, Moe Berg, Leif Vollebekk, Art Bergmann, Ron Hawkins, Skydiggers, and more. The festival, presented by Propeller Brewing Co., takes place in Halifax, NS from August 27 to September 3, 2017. Tickets are available for purchase on Friday, June 16. John… Read More

Halifax Jazz Festival Adds Ron Sexsmith

The 2017 TD Halifax Jazz Festival announces the addition of Ron Sexsmith to this year’s Main Stage, opening the night for Blue Rodeo, Friday, July 14, plus more local programming with free concerts and events July 12-16 throughout the area. Free stages include the Main Stage on the Halifax waterfront, the Dartmouth Park World Peace… Read More

The Living Roots Music Festival Recap

With the second Living Roots Music Festival now in the books, it seems like a good time to reflect on the weekend that just passed. Instead of breaking down all of the acts and what they brought to the table, I feel as if it might be better to discuss what I took away from… Read More

The Halifax Jazz Festival Expands For 2017

    (Halifax, NS) The TD Halifax Jazz Festival presents a diverse musical lineup of world-class entertainers for 2017 that is certain to please a broad range of musical tastes. This year marks the 31st annual TD Halifax Jazz Festival, to take place July 12 through 16, 2017, with stages in and around Halifax. The Main Stage on the Halifax… Read More

TD HALIFAX JAZZ FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES ANDERSON .PAAK & THE FREE NATIONALS ON THE WATERFRONT MAIN STAGE, AND AN EXCITING LINE UP AT ST. MATTHEW’S CHURCH FOR 2017!

Multiple award winning R&B/hip hop artist Anderson .Paak & The Free Nationals play the Halifax Jazz Festival Waterfront Main Stage Saturday, July 15, 2017. Festival passes are available for purchase beginning today, May 16. Tickets for individual shows go on sale this Thursday, May 18 at 10am AST. Shows at St. Matthew’s Church begin Wednesday, July… Read More

THE BARROWDOWNS RELEASE SINGLE AND ANNOUNCE CD RELEASE SHOW

Halifax folk quintet, The Barrowdowns, will release their debut, full-length album, Come What May Come, on May 19 at The Seahorse Tavern in Halifax, NS.  The album’s first single, “Mockingbird”, is currently available for airplay across Canada and streaming via bandcamp or soundcloud. Spending the better part of the past two years, touring throughout Nova… Read More