The Paul Cram Creation Award

The Upstream Music Association is honoured to announce the Paul Cram Creation Award.

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2019 Annual General Meeting

Join us for our Annual General Meeting.

WHEN: Tuesday, September 24 | 7 pm

Upstream 2019-2020 Season Launch

Artistic Director, Lukas Pearse, announces Upstream 2019-2020 Season.

Galvanized with NAIL and the Upstream Quartet

NAIL is the coming together of two acclaimed duos, Duo Baars Henneman and Duo Mercury.

Photo Album: Open Company at the TD Halifax Jazz Festival

Pictures from Open Company at the TD Halifax Jazz Festival.

Open Company - a FREE event by Upstream & TD Halifax Jazz Fest

Open Company is a curated improvisation session where exceptional musicians meet onstage. Hosted by Upstream’s Lukas Pearse, offering a meeting between local and visiting improvisors, followed by a sit-in session that is anything but Standards. Come on in, the water’s fine...Expect the unexpected.

Spotlight on Marilynne Bell

Marilynne Bell started attending the inaugural Upstream concerts with her close friend Diane Moore, (founder of Live Art Productions) at St. Mary’s Art Gallery in the late 1980’s. She met many of the musicians in the Upstream founding group at that time.