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Halifax Pop Explosion’s Initial Lineup Announcement Starts with a Bang!

Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Charlotte Day Wilson, Clairmont The Second, Cloud Nothings, Patrick Watson, Tasha The Amazon, Weaves, and comedy headliner Wyatt Cenac are the initial acts slated to perform at the 2017 Halifax Pop Explosion Music Festival & Conference. They join previously announced artists Japandroids and Ria Mae for the festival, which celebrates its 25th anniversary in Halifax, NS this year from October 18-21, 2017. Early… Read More

Podcast Episode 16 – Mike Campbell

This week's podcast took us on the road to hang out with the one and only Mike Campbell. During our conversation, we chatted about his early beginnings, working for himself, starting out at MuchMusic, and this year's Halifax Urban Folk Festival. You can listen to the podcast over on SoundCloud, or subscribe over on iTunes… Read More

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

In The Dead of Winter Recap

And with that, we close the doors on another successful festival. Over the course of three nights, Halifax played host to one of the warmest events of the year, In The Dead of Winter music fest. During its weekend run, patrons were exposed to solo acoustic shows, full on funk performances, storytellers and an onslaught… Read More

In The Dead of Winter Festival Returns to Halifax

(Halifax, NS) The annual In The Dead of Winter Festival returns to Halifax January 19 to 22, 2017, for its 12th year, featuring some of the most exciting established and emerging artists from the East Coast and across Canada. For three days in January, Halifax will host twenty acts, with performances at Timber Lounge, the… Read More