Brews & Bands: South Shore

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Spring has finally arrived in Nova Scotia! Although there are still no patios to hop for the entirety of a sunny day, there are some fantastic, local spots to visit if you wish to listen to live music while enjoying a pint or a meal. Here we feature those that can be found in the South Shore area.

The Grand Banker Bar & Grill

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Head on over to The Grand Banker Bar & Grill for some great music and local pints! They’ve had many bands grace their stage for a live show, including the Amanda Jackson Band, Juno Award winner Morgan Davis, The Scotians, and many more. As well as live stand-up comedy! Keep up to date with the performances on their social media.

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Mateus Bistro

What better to accompany the amazing feature dishes at Mateus Bistro than their regular occurring live music performances. They are proud to host such warm tones of music that will play the night away. Keep an eye on their social media for featured live music performers.

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Rebecca’s Restaurant

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Rebecca’s Restaurant hosts Songspeak every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month. An event where a variety of local artists from the South Shore share songs and stories with you! Make sure to stay up to date on their social media, subscribe to their newsletter and drop in to enjoy everything these gatherings have to offer.

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Whether you live in the neighborhood or are visiting from away, come enjoy the creative cookery and live music every Friday night at Rhubarb! Keep an eye out on their social media where they will be sure to share upcoming performances with you.

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Saltbox Brewery

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It’s always busy at Saltbox Brewery! Not only do they have Happy Hour, CKBW Radio Bingo, Ladies Night Out, Beer and a Backrub and Saltbox Sweater. They also are hosts to live musical performances every weekend! Check out their website or social media for a calendar of events.

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Trellis Cafe

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Trellis Cafe is officially open for 2019 and already have hosted two musical performances! They frequently host special guests to grace the restaurant with their charming tunes, so stay up to date with everything going on by following their social media.

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Lane’s Privateer Inn

Join Lane’s Privateer Inn for an evening of toe tapping traditional Irish music performed in the “session” format round the table. It’s an informal and fun evening of great music and food for the whole family. No cover charge.

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White Point Beach Resort

Nothing like the sounds of Nova Scotian musicians mingling with the sound of the surf next to the sea. White Point Beach Resort is big on showcasing local performers and are always delivering exceptional lineups!

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