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Events Guide: Celebration Square at Noon & at Night

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

HALIFAX –  As part of the event programming for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games, taking place from February 11-27, 2011, there will be several free outdoor afternoon activities and night concerts, by over a dozen performers in Grand Parade Square in downtown Halifax.

Given that activities and the concerts are outdoors in the middle of winter, make sure to bundle up or at least rock out to the live music, to stay warm.

The schedule of activities for Celebration at Noon, includes:

Feb. 17
– The Trips / Slow Cooking Cover
Feb. 18
– Halifax Circus / Annapolis Valley Honour Choir
Feb. 21
– The Mathieu Da Costa Challenge Awards Ceremony
Feb. 22 – Blou
Feb. 23 – Dance Zone / Conseil communautaire du Grand-Havre
Feb. 24 – Kidzact
Feb. 25 – Musquodoboit Valley Family of Schools’ Choir

WHAT: Celebration Square at Noon, Free Performances
WHEN: February 11 -27, 2011, starts at Noon each day!
WHERE: Grand Parade Square, Halifax, NS

Concert line-up highlights include,  Hawksley Workman, Old Man Luedecke, Buck 65 and City and Colour. The full list of dates and performances, for what has been coined as  “Celebration Square at Night” is as follows:

Feb. 16 – Hey Rosetta! with special guest The Novaks
Feb. 17
– Matt Mays with special guest Christina Martin
Feb. 18
– Hawksley Workman with special guest Dutch Robinson
Feb. 19
– Great Big Sea with special guest Jeremy Fisher
Feb. 22
– Rawlins Cross with special guest The Divorcees
Feb. 23
– Old Man Luedecke with special guest The Stanfields
Feb. 24 –
Buck 65 with special guest Rich Aucoin
Feb. 25
– Radio Radio with special guest Three Sheet
Feb. 26
– City and Colour with special guest Amelia Curran

WHAT: Celebration Square at Night, Free concerts
WHEN: February 11 -27, 2011, starts at 7pm every night!
WHERE: Grand Parade Square, Halifax, NS

Visit Halifax 2011 Canada Games, for more information.

Photo by Spacing Magazine.