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Weekly Entertainment

Once you’ve enjoyed your dinner, stay and take in some of the best live music Halifax has to offer. Each week, Stayner’s presents artists from here and away performing jazz, blues, soul and pop. And Sunday? Ahhhh… Sunday. Jeff Goodspeed hosts a matinee from 5-9 featuring a variety of musicians from Halifax’ thriving Jazz community.

Check our “News & Events” tab for our “Special Events”…there is so much more to our entertainment!

 

Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase with host Theo MacIntosh Wednesday’s  – (Adult Contemporary)

14462868_10154398264085428_4357825835521344991_nAn open mic with a twist, we are looking for players who wish to showcase their own songs and talent. A night where you can join us with your “rehearsed and prepared” act live on the Stayner’s Showcase stage. Short sets will be held so that everyone gets an opportunity to share their musical talents and original material. This is not your father’s open mic.

Playing starts at 8 pm  No cover

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday Jazz

June 29 – Tomi Allen Cover $6 (special party event)
July 6 – The Ryan Willigar Band
July 13 – Chapman Skinner Band
July 20 – TBA
July 27 – The Riot Squad

 

 

 

 

 

Showtimes 8:30 pm Cover $5 (Unless Otherwise stated)

Friday Night Solo/Duet Series

June 23 – Patrick Drake
June 30 – Patrick Drake
July 7 – TBA
July 14 – Theo MacIntosh
July 21 – TBA
July 28 – Gabriel Minnikin

 

 

 

 

 

Showtime 8:30 pm, No cover (Unless otherwise stated)

 Saturday Matinee – All Genre’s

July 1 – Canada Day No Matinee
July 8 – No Matinee
July 15 – Theo MacIntosh
July 22 – Theo MacIntosh
July 29 – No Matinee

 

 

 

 

 

Showtime 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm No Cover

Sunday Matinees – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Heroes (Jazz)

5 pm – 9 pm

JG&F

Join us each Sunday afternoon at 5:00 for a wonderful musical spectrum of tunes and players hosted by Jeff Goodspeed.

Born in Truro, NS, Jeff’s musical education includes Berklee College of Music in Boston, Acadia University and Toronto’s Humber College of Music. He has followed a career as a freelance musician and teacher, spending 3 yrs in the RCMP band and 2 yrs with Roger Whittaker. Jeff has worked with Frank Sinatra, Liza Minnelli, Bob Hope, Rich Little, Shirley MacLaine, Natalie Cole, Aretha Franklin and many others.

While in Toronto for 10 yrs he had the opportunity to perform with The Toronto Symphony Orchestra and The Guido Basso Orchestra, and was in the pit bands for Cats, Crazy For You and other shows. Since returning to NS in ’92 he has been very busy with Jazz Education and leading his own groups. In 1996, he and Dave Staples won the East Coast Music Award for best jazz recording for their CD entitled ‘Eastern Passage’.

He is the founder of the Los Primos cultural exchange between music students in NS and Cuba and has created a professional jazz band with musicians from Havana and Halifax. This group, HavanaFax, won the ECMA for best jazz recording in 2004. Currently, Jeff stays busy as director of the new music arts program at the Waterfront Campus of the NSCC, teaching jazz clinics and playing with the many talented Maritime musicians.

Showtime 5 pm No Cover

 

June 22 – June 28

June 22 – Matt MacLennan & Friends (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

June 23 – Patrick Drake (All genre’s) 8:30 pm  No Cover

June 24 – Mitchie Ryder Blues Band (Blues) 9:00 pm Cover $5

June 25 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

June 26 and June 27 – No Music No Cover

June 28 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

June 29 – July 5

June 29 – Tomi Allen Band (Rock/Pop/World) 8:30 pm Cover $5

June 30 – Patrick Drake (All genre’s) 8:30 pm  No Cover

July 1 – Happy Canada Day No Music No Cover

July 2 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz)  5 pm No Cover

July 3 and July 4 – No Music No Cover

July 5 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

July 6 – July 12

July 6 – The Ryan Willigar Band (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

July 7 – TBA (All genre’s) 8:30 pm  No Cover

July 8 – Willem Paynter’s Hard Bop Quartet 9:00 pm Cover $5

July 9 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz)  5 pm No Cover

July 10 and July 11 – No Music No Cover

July 12 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

July 13 – July 19

July 13 – Chapman/Skinner Quartet (R&B) 8:30 pm Cover $10

July 14 – Theo MacIntosh (All genre’s) 8:30 pm  No Cover

July 15 – Sam Moon (R&B) 9:00 pm Cover $10

July 16 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz)  5 pm No Cover

July 17 and July 18 – No Music No Cover

July 19 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

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