4 live music shows to see this weekend | Music | Halifax, Nova Scotia


WWe got poetic about all the things we missed out on about live music as the pandemic made in-person performances impossible, from grumbling about the start of the show to escalating dizzying embarrassment when you ask an artist to autograph your album. Now that Nova Scotia has entered its Phase 4 reopening, we wasted no time in familiarizing ourselves with Halifax’s lush, vibrant and thrilling live music ecosystem – and luckily for us it was ready. for our return, without wasting time with a list of must-see shows. Here are a few that we’ll be taking this week (but also don’t miss this list of must-see live streams from the Halifax Jazz Festival).

Thursday July 22
Braden Lam: tunes at noon
Beloved downtown Halifax summer institution Tunes at Noon is back, with free lunchtime presentations taking place at the Salt Yard Waterfront Stage on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays until mid-August. One of the first acts? SOCAN Award winner Braden Lam for Young Canadian Songwriters whose folk-streaked pop won Team Coast fans from the first note.
Thu, Jul 22, noon-1 p.m. Salt Yard Stage, Halifax Waterfront Salter Block, Free

friday 23 july
Goalkeeper E. with Burry
We knew every time we returned to the Gus’ Pub it would be as sweet and salty as the beloved bowl of crisps from the Agricola Street spot, but this double hitter of indie pop genius feels even better than what we could have hoped for. New to the haunting voice and vine-ripened lyrics of Keeper E.? Take a look at this must-see video of her from the start of the year.
Friday July 23, 8 p.m., Gus’ Pub, 2605 rue Agricola, $ 10, email [email protected] or [email protected] for tickets

Sunday July 25
Matt Steele with Awolk

We can’t stop listening to the delicious old-fashioned cowboy rock from Matt Steele’s new single, “Falling Asleep at the Metal Show”. However, this espresso shot from a Sunday show promises to keep you awake for hours.
Sun July 25, 7:30 p.m., Gus’ Pub, 2605, rue Agricola, $ 10 / PWYC, ettransfer [email protected] for tickets

Monday July 26
Rose Cousins ​​with Zamani
After winning the Juno Award for Best Contemporary Recording of the Year, Rose Cousins ​​comes to God’s Land (that would be the Annapolis Valley) to deliver a dose of her brand of uplifting singer-songwriter songs. . Certified triple threat Zamani is heating up the stage, whose R&B styles have earned him the Artist of the Year award at the African Nova Scotian Music Awards.
Mon Jul 26, 6 p.m., The Marquee Tent at Lightfoot & Wolfville, 11143 Evangeline Trail, Wolfville, $ 1,548.85 for a table of 10 (wine and meal included),


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