Who: Scotia Festival of Music
What: Mostly American
Where: The Peggy Corkum Music Room (6181 Lady Hammond Rd, Halifax)
When: February 26
Why: Brian James (oboe), Richard Simoneau (trumpet) and Peter Allen (piano) join forces to celebrate American music in the music room chamber players series. From John Williams to Scott Joplin, it is all about diversity. More information at scotiafestival.com.
Ben Caplan: Maritime Tour 2020
Who: The Marquee
What: Ben Caplan: Maritime Tour 2020
Where: The Marquee (2037 Gottingen St, Halifax)
When: February 23
Why: Following on the success of the cross-Canada tour with Old Stock: A Refugee Love Story, Canadian folk musician Ben Caplan performs live special guest Laurent Bourque. More information at tickethalifax.com.