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September Hot Dates in Halifax

Stars Perform at Summersonic

Stars Perform at Summersonic

September 7 to 9: For three days, the Garrison Grounds at Halifax Citadel will be the must-visit location for serious music fans. Summersonic celebrates indie, alternative and slightly-off-the-mainstream music.This year’slineup includes Stars, Bahamas, Old Man Ludecke, Matt Anderson, K’naan and many others.

September 8: Performing at the Halifax Metro Centre on Duke Street, the Irish super group Celtic Thunder mixes old favourites and modern hits.

September 9: Another season of major-junior hockey begins as the Metro Centre on Duke Street hosts the hometown heroes the Halifax Mooseheads against Cape Breton.

September 10: Creedence Clearwater Revival practically provided the soundtrack for the 1960s and now legendary co-founder John Fogerty is back in the game, recently releasing his latest roots-rock album Wrote a Song for Everyone.

September 13 to October 14: What a month for foodies to visit. The Nova Scotia Fall Wine Festival features some 45 events at venues around the province. Meet winemakers, sample local cuisine, stomp grapes, tour wineries and try your hand at a cooking class.

September 16: Uniquely fusing Gaelic roots with contemporary sensibilities, Clannad has a sound that’s unforgettable. See them at the Dalhousie Arts Centre on University Avenue.

Editor’s Choice
September 23: With legendary cellist Shimon Walt serving as musician-in-residence at the Saint Cecilia Concert Series this season, you know it’ll be a special year. He teams with pianist Lynn Stodola and violinist Robert Uchida for the intimate and personal concert Music of My Life at the Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts on Chebucto Road.

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