Welcome to Upstream Music!

For over 28 years, the Upstream Music Association has been creating pan-genre orchestral nujazz, beyond classical, cyber world, experimental music improvisation, composition & conduction ensembles, concert series, festivals, recordings, workshops and symposia in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Upstream's 2018-2019 Season Launch!

Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville Street, Halifax
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Mark Your Calendar: Upstream's 2018-2019 Season Launch!

Come find out in advance what we have in store for the next 12 months! 

WHEN: Wednesday, September 26, 2018

WHERE: Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville Street, Halifax


Light refreshments and performances will be part of this event.

Halifax Jazz Festival: Open Company

Art Bar: 1873 Granville St. Halifax, NS
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 - 11:00pm to Saturday, July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Upstream Music Association and the Halifax Jazz Festival present Open Company at the Art Bar 1873 Granville Street in
Halifax, NS from 11 pm - 2 am July 11, 12, 13 and 14 . Hosted by guitarist Geordie Haley and bassist Lukas Pearse.
Come for the curated set of excellent improvisors from 11 to midnight, with surprise special guests and local luminaries. Then stay or come out to play an Open Company improvisation from 12 to 2 am! There will be back line there for the bass, drum, piano and guitar players ! These events are free!
The players:
Wednesday July 11: Andrew Miller - drums, Dawn Hatfield - woodwinds, Toni Pigot - vocals/efx and Tom Easley - bass.
Thursday July 12: Doug Cameron - drums, Jeri Brown - vocals, Lukas Pearse - bass and Chris Mitchell - sax.
Friday July 13: Tom Roach - drums, Lisa Cay Miller - keys, Geordie Haley - guitar and Joel Miller - sax.
Saturday July 14: Bianca Palmer - drums, Jeff Reilly - bass clarinet, Lukas Pearse - bass and Tim Brady - guitar.

RECAP: New Directions - UP!

New Directions - UP!
June 17, 2018 at the Halifax Music Co-op

Thank you to all that came to New Directions - UP!
Special thanks to our musicians!
Thank you to our sponsors: Canada Council, Arts Nova Scotia, NSCCH, HALIFAX, Etc. Press, Craig Foundation and Lyle Tilley Davidson.