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Hot summer weekend!

It's a weekend full of music in the city and in Canso!

The Stan Rogers Folk Festival kicks off tonight in Canso. There's music basically every half. Recommendations:

7:40pm Corin Raymond
9:00pm Barney Bentall
9:55pm The Backyard Devils

7:00pm Belle Starr
8:30pm Dave Gunning
9:00pm JP Cormier
11:40pm Sprag Session

8:30pm The Makem and Spain Brothers
9:00pm Roberto Lopez Afro Columbian Jazz Orchestra
10:35pm Dustin Bentall and the Sm√łkes
11:10pm Charlie A'Court

It's also the Halifax Jazz Festival! Free shows in the waterfront tent every day, plus nighttime highlights:

Dr. John & the Nite Trippers | Erin Costelo in the Tent 8pm
Gypsophilia at the Company House, 11:30pm

Matt Dusk at the Schooner Room, 8pm
Oddisee & Good Compny, A Tribe Called Red, The Extremities at the Marquee, 10:30pm

The Shining Clouds of Joy String Orchestra and Marching Band, Alicia Hansen & Ben Brown Duo at 1313 Hollis, 9pm
JR Smith at the Coho, 11pm

And if you're not feeling like a festival:

New Music Friday w/Young River, Corey Isenor, The Band Before Time, Brian Askew at the Harbourfrount Lounge
THREE SHEET w/ Nicole Ariana and Rob Anderson & The Windthrowes @ The Seahorse

Bloody Diamonds w/Old Blood, Jessie Brown, Verse The Sun at Michael's

Young River, "Ultimatum"