Brews & Bands: Halifax Metro

Local beverages, a delicious meal and live music – sounds like the recipe for a great evening to us. With the chilly winter months upon us, warm up inside at one of the city’s great spots to visit for live music, craft beverages and a meal. Check our list of a few local hot spots for brews & bands in the Halifax area. Give them a listen, enjoy a local beverage and get out of the cold!

Durty Nelly’s: An Authentic Irish Pub

Live music is almost always on the menu at Durty Nelly’s! Come on down to the Irish pub for music every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night, featuring artists such as Dodge Levatte, Tyler & Scott, and Bruce & Jay MacKinnon, along with a Sunday afternoon ceilidh. Pair the music with some of their authentic Irish fare and you’re sure to be in for a great night.

More Live Music: Durty Nelly’s: An Authentic Irish Pub

The Carleton

With live music nearly every night of the week and a menu that will thrill your taste buds, there’s no reason not to head down to The Carleton. With a roster filled with local artists and some from afar, as well as bands and solo artists, there’s a show for everyone coming up at the Carleton.

More Live Music: The Carleton

Obladee: A Wine Bar

When Obladee isn’t hosting a wine yoga class or an intro to wine course they’re busy hosting several excellent local musicians. Whether you enjoy jazz, Latin or a Cape Breton Ceilidh, there’s something for you at Obladee. While enjoying the music, make sure to build yourself a cheese & charcuterie board or enjoy a glass of wine from their extensive wine list. Keep an eye on their social media for all upcoming events.

More Live Music: Obladee: A Wine Bar

The Press Gang Restaurant & Oyster Bar

The Press Gang has a grand piano in their dining room for a reason. Every Friday and Saturday night they host local bands who play jazz, soul, blues, and classics from dinner service into the evening. Along with live music, the Press Gang also features an oyster bar where the selection changes daily, a menu with a wide selection of local eats and a comprehensive list of wines, scotch and cocktails. Check out their social media for updates.

More Live Music: The Press Gang

Compass Distillers

Every Thursday evening Compass Distillers on Agricola Street hosts local musicians for a jazz night. Kick back at the grain to glass distillery a with handcrafted cocktail creation made with their award winning spirits and enjoy.

More Live Music: Compass Distillers Events Page

More Brews and Bands

As the above list is only a smattering of the great brews & bands options available in the city, keep reading for even more great restaurants and their live music offerings.

Halifax Distilling Co. has multiple local band nights throughout the year. Check their facebook page for upcoming events!

Lot Six Bar & Restaurant invites local bands and soloists to it’s stage throughout the year. Check their facebook page for events!

Morris East Restaurant‘s Sunday evening live music sessions at their Bedford location are a great way to end your weekend!

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