Brews & Bands: Bay of Fundy & Annapolis Valley

the bar at The Watch That Ends the Night

Is there honestly any greater combination than local food, beverages and music? We don’t think so! While there are no patios to bask in during the winter months, there are still many fantastic local spots to visit if you wish to listen to live music while enjoying a pint or a meal. Check our list of local hot spots for brews & bands in the Bay of Fundy and Annapolis Valley areas. Give them a listen, have a pint and get out of the cold!

The Nook and Cranny Brew Pub

The Nook and Cranny Brew Pub is a bumping spot! Every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday you’re guaranteed to be entertained by live music while sipping on local beer and enjoying your favorite comfort foods. Keep an eye out on their social media for special appearances from local artists on other nights of the week.

More Live Music: The Nook and Cranny Brew Pub

Oaken Barrel Pub

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There is so much going on at the Oaken Barrel Pub! As if Wing Night, Draft Night, and Trivia Night weren’t enough – the pub sporadically hosts live music on Saturdays. Stay up to date with their social media to discover their next live music night.

More Live Music: Oaken Barrel Pub

Paddy’s Brewpub & Rosie’s Restaurant

Paddy’s Brewpub & Rosie’s Restaurant is known for showcasing local musicians, up and coming talent and featuring live Irish sessions. Check out the social media accounts for both Wolfville and Kentville locations for upcoming events. Make sure you keep your eye on their next open mic night where you might have the opportunity to showcase your own talent!

More Live Music: Paddy’s Brewpub & Rosie’s Restaurant

The Union Street

The Union Street is a hot spot for popular live music performers, including Joel Plaskett and Matt Mays.  Coming up next month, on March 9th, the Union Street will be featuring a tribute to the great ladies of classic country music. Then, on April 13th, they’ll welcome back Christine Campbell and Blake Johnston. Keep watch on their social media for ticket information – you won’t want to miss out!


More Live Music: The Union Street 


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Live music nights here are never the same! Along with a massive assortment of local, Nova Scotia wines, WINEGRUNT also hosts a broad spectrum of live music performers. One night catch a jazz musician, while the next night you’ll be delighted by latin-Caribbean music or even swing, soul or blues! Coming up this Saturday (Feb. 23) they’ll be featuring Ben Robertson and friends from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. Visit their social media for all the latest information.

More Live Music: WINEGRUNT

Crystany’s Brasserie

Canning’s gluten-free restaurant, Crystany’s Brasserie, is featuring a tonne of live music this winter and spring. Artists performing, pop, rock, blues, and folk, have dates scheduled from now until the summer. Visit their website for a complete list of all the scheduled artists.

More Live Music: Crystany’s Brasserie

Schoolhouse Brewery

Windsor’s Schoolhouse Brewery often features live music on Saturday nights. This Saturday (Feb. 23), Tye Dempsey and Fallon Fraser will be live at the brewery from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Visit their website and social media for more upcoming event dates.

More Live Music: Schoolhouse Brewery 

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