The Paul Cram Creation Award

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

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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.

Photo Album: Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers with the Upstream Ensemble

Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers with the Upstream Ensemble, June 23, 2019

Alan Syliboy and The Thundermakers in concert with the Upstream Ensemble

Halifax’s new music and improvisation group the Upstream Ensemble will join the musically and artistically expansive Mi’Kmaw group Alan Syliboy and the Thundermakers for an unforgettable collaboration June 23rd at Halifax’s Marquee Club.   

Spotlight on Tom Donovan

Tom Donovan has been serving as an Upstream Board member for five years. Prior to his involvement with Upstream, Tom had a long history of supporting the arts, commencing when he went to law school in 1975.