The In the Dead of Winter festival is an acoustic based festival that will be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada annually on the last weekend of January. The goal of the festival is to bring a diverse group of acoustic musicians together to not only perform but to also meet one another in a professional environment. The festival aims to showcase the diversity of acoustic music in the Atlantic Region, Canada, and the United States. It is of particular importance to the festival to not only celebrate the excellence of our musicians but to also provide venues for artists who have not yet had the opportunity to perform their music to a wider audience.

The In the Dead of Winter Music Festival is organized by a small group of musicians and event producers. The festival was founded by Heather Gibson with Halifax musicians Jill Barber, Rose Cousins, Jenn Grant, and Amelia Curran.


In the Dead of Winter Music Festival
2367 Maynard Street
Halifax, NS  B3K 3T8

hgibson (at) inthedeadofwinter dot com