Posts by Live Music

Resolution: Culture yourself

By Mat Wilush • January 10, 2014

Resolution: Culture yourself

A week from now, that New Year’s enthusiasm and exhilaration you felt as the ball dropped from 10 could be long gone. It’s the …

Sam Roberts’ Canadian success

By Dalhousie Gazette Staff • March 9, 2012

Sam Roberts Band

By Sam Littlefair-Wallace, Arts Contributor
Apparently, Americans don’t listen to Sam Roberts. But luckily for us, people from Halifax do.
Last year the Canadian rock and roll …

In full bloom

By Matt Ritchie • March 9, 2012

Great Bloomers.

As Toronto’s The Wooden Sky and Great Bloomers climbed the tiny stage of The Seahorse on March 3, they did so as veterans of …

Toronto alt-rockers bring latest LP to Halifax

By Frances Dorenbaum • March 2, 2012

The Wooden Sky

We all love to people-watch. Sitting in a café as I wait for a friend or enjoy a drink, I watch people pass by …

Arkells play to sold-out crowd at the Grawood

By Mathew Holden • February 10, 2012

Arkells play to sold-out crowd at the Grawood

The wall of the Student Union Building read “Feb. 2: Arkells (Yes, really!!)” last week. And the organizers were right to be proud of …

Rae Spoon on music, literature, pronouns and life

By Leslie Gallagher • February 3, 2012

Rae Spoon

Rae Spoon is not easily categorized. Their most recent album, I Can’t Keep All of Our Secrets, is a pop- folk-electronic album exploring the …

Breaking down the wall

By Amanda Joy Saoud • February 3, 2012

Peter Brennan

So, so you think you can tell / Heaven from Hell / Blue skies from pain.
If you recognized this classic song from iconic …

Ramble on

By Nick Laugher • January 27, 2012

Moonshine Ramblers

The Bus Stop Theatre was re-arranged, the traditional rows of seats eschewed for a makeshift cafe aesthetic as Jenny Berkel slid quietly on stage. …

Jon McKiel – IDOW

By Nick Laugher • January 27, 2012

Jon McKiel, photo supplied

An absolution in the form of thick and glossy harmonies spilling out of a cracked and crumbling wall of blissed-out, grungey guitar groans, Jon …

In the Dead of Winter

By Matt Ritchie • January 20, 2012

Martha Wainwright

Positioned between the Halifax Pop Explosion and the Halifax International Jazz Festival, the In the Dead of Winter music festival has been keeping Haligonians …