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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!

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

 

Ryan Rideout – Tuesday Evenings (All Genre’s)

A self taught guitar player from Little Bras d’Or, NS who has recently branched out to share his music with the world and got received amazing feedback, so he began to play gigs in Cape Breton. Stayner’s Wharf is his first “official” Halifax gig. Ryan plays primarily folk rock/classic rock via acoustic. He also plays his own original compositions that are folk and folk rock based

Showtime 7:00 pm No Cover

 

 

 

 

 

Audition with Theo MacIntosh – Wednesday’s  – (All Genre’s)

Audition w/ Theo MacIntosh!
Theo MacIntosh has assisted in getting gigs for many musicians that went on to perform regular solo and band gigs all over HRM.
You could be the next big thing!
Come on down and Audition with Theo.

7:30 pm  No cover

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday Jazz

Apr 26 – Tom Easley Quartet
May 3 – Charlie A’Court & Special Guests Tickets $25 in advance and $30 at the door (Various Genre’s)
May 10 – Nova Fest
May 17 – Lacewood (Various Genre’s)
May 24 – The Hughie Awards
May 31 – Lacewood (Various Genre’s)

 

 

 

Showtimes 8 pm Cover $5 (Unless Otherwise stated)

Friday Night Solo/Duet Series


Apr 20 – Theo MacIntosh
Apr 27 – Dave Goyteche
May 4 – Theo MacIntosh
May 11 – Dave Goyetche
May 18 – Theo MacIntosh
May 25 – Shawn Birt
June 1 – Theo MacIntosh

 

 

 

 

Showtime 7:30 pm, No cover (Unless otherwise stated)

Saturday Matinee – All Genre’s

Apr 21 – Theo MacIntosh
Apr 28 – Decota McNamara
May 5 – Theo MacIntosh
May 12 – Dave Goyteche
May 19 – Theo MacIntosh
May 26 – Josh Kelly
June 2 – Theo MacIntosh

 

 

 

Showtime 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm No Cover

 

 

Apr 19 – Apr 25

Apr 19 – Doris Mason 8 pm Cover $5

Apr 20 – Theo MacIntosh (All genre’s) 7:30 pm No Cover

Apr 21 – Plaid & Black (Various Genre’s) 8:30 pm Cover $5

Apr 22 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

Apr 23 – No Music

Apr 24 – Ryan Rideout (All Genre’s) 7 pm No Cover

Apr 25 – Audition with Theo MacIntosh (All Genre’s) – 7:30 pm No Cover

Apr 26 – May 2

Apr 26 – Tom Easley Quartet 8 pm Cover $5

Apr 27 – Dave Goyetche (All genre’s) 7:30 pm No Cover

Apr 28 – Mull River Trio (Scottish Dance) 8:30 pm Cover $5

Apr 29 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

Apr 30 – No Music

May 1 – TBA (All Genre’s) 7 pm No Cover

May 2 – Audition with Theo MacIntosh (All Genre’s)  7:30 pm No Cover

May 3 – May 9

May 3 – Charlie A’ Court & Special Guests (Various Genre’s) 9 pm (See our Special Events page for details)

May 4 – Theo MacIntosh (All genre’s) 7:30 pm No Cover

May 5 – Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Encuentro (Latin Grooves) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 6 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 7 – No Music

May 8 – TBA (All Genre’s) 7 pm No Cover

May 9 – Audition with Theo MacIntosh (All Genre’s)  7:30 pm No Cover

May 10 – May 16

May 10 – Nova Fest (Jazz) 8 pm Cover $5

May 11 – Dave Goyteche (All genre’s) 7:30 pm No Cover

May 12 – Funk Family (Funk/R&B/Dance) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 13 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 14 – No Music

May 15 – TBA (All Genre’s) 7 pm No Cover

May 16 – Audition with Theo MacIntosh (All Genre’s)  7:30 pm No Cover

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