The Paul Cram Creation Award

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

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Spotlight on Chris Elson

Chris Elson has been on the Upstream board in one capacity or another since 2005 with a couple of breaks for sabbatical years. As a listener, the relationship is even longer: he attended some of the first concerts of the Upstream Ensemble and also reviewed their first CD in The Paris New Music Review (which evolved into the online new music site, Paris Transatlantic: )

Open Company: Uncharted

Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville Street, Halifax
Monday, October 15, 2018 - 8:00pm to Monday, November 19, 2018 - 8:00pm
Drop by to check out some of Halifax’s most adventurous musicians, playing with or without charts, where sitting in is accepted and the unexpected is expected. Every Monday, from October 15 until November 19.

Upstream Music Association 2018-2019 Season Program

Open Company –Mondays 8 pm, beginning in October 2018
Art Bar +Projects, 1873 Granville Street, Halifax

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 COST: FREE! Light refreshments and performances by Lukas Pearse...

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...

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.