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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

Apr 27 – Charles Mingus Tribute
May 4 – Alfie Zappacosta Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door
May 11 – NSCC Nova Fest
May 18 – The Halicats
May 25 – The Hughie Awards (NSCC)
June 1 – TBA
June 8 – Ally Fiola
June 15 – The Halifax Trombone Summit
June 22 – Matt McLennan & Friends

 

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

Friday Night Solo/Duet Series

Apr 28 – Eric Hamilton
May 5 – Alfie Zappacosta Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door
May 12 – Terry Hatty Cover $10
May 19 – Eric Hamilton
May 26 – Doris Mason
June 2 – Blind Daddy T
June 9 – Mike Biggar
June 16 – Theo MacIntosh
June 23 – TBA
June 30 – TBA

 

 

 

 

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

 Saturday Matinee – All Genre’s

Apr 29 – Patrick Drakes Storytellers – “Like raiding your parents’ record collection”
May 6 – Theo MacIntosh
May 13 – Theo MacIntosh
May 20 – Theo MacIntosh
May 27 – Doris Mason
June 3 – Blind Daddy T
June 10 – Mike Biggar
June 17 – Theo MacIntosh
June 24 – Theo MacIntosh

 

 

 

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

 

Apr 20 – Apr 26

Apr 20 – The Forward Bound (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

Apr 21 – Patrick Drakes’ Storytellers (All Genre’s) 8:30 pm No Cover

Apr 22 – LuluCity (Dance) 9:00 pm Cover $5

Apr 23 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

Apr 24 and Apr 25 – No Music No Cover

Apr 26 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

Apr 27 – May 3

Apr 27 – Charles Mingus Tribute (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

Apr 28 – Eric Hamilton (All Genre’s) 8:30 pm No Cover

Apr 29 – Funk Family (Dance) 9:00 pm Cover $5

Apr 30 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 1 and May 2 – No Music No Cover

May 3 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

May 4 – May 10

May 4 – Alfie Zappacosta (Jazz) 9:00 pm Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door – Reservations strongly recommended.

May 5 – Alfie Zappacosta (Jazz) 9:00 pm Tickets $25 in advance $30 at the door – Reservations strongly recommended.

May 6 – Rasta Gumbo (Dance) 9:00 pm Cover $10

May 7 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 8 and May 9 – No Music No Cover

May 10 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

May 11 – May 17

May 11 – NSCC NovaFest (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 12 – Terry Hatty (Adult Contemporary) 9:00 pm Cover $10

May 13 – Terry Hatty (Adult Contemporary) 9:00 pm Cover $10

May 14 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 15 and May 16 – No Music No Cover

May 17 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

May 18 – May 24

May 18 – The Halicats (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 19 – Eric Hamilton (All genre’s) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 20 – LuluCity (Dance) 9:00 pm Cover $5

May 21 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 22 and May 23 – No Music No Cover

May 24 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

May 25 – May 31

May 25 – Nova Fest feat. NSCC Students & The Hughie Awards Presentations (Jazz) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 26 – Doris Mason (All genre’s) 8:30 pm Cover $5

May 27 – Eric Hamilton & Friends (All genre’s) 9:00 pm Cover $5

May 28 – Jeff Goodspeed’s Ultimate Band of Super Hero’s (Jazz) 5 pm No Cover

May 29 and May 30 – No Music No Cover

May 31 – Stayner’s Wharf Open Song Showcase (Adult Contemporary) – 8 pm No Cover

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