Based in Halifax, Nova Scotia, The Prohibition is a jazz string band playing songs from the prohibition era

  • Phil Sedore - lap-steel slide guitar
  • Lukas Pearse - upright bass
  • Lou Duggan - rhythm guitar
  • Crad Price - drum set

The Prohibition's extensive repertoire includes tunes by some of the greatest songwriters of the early 20th century:
  • Irving Berlin
  • Hoagy Charmichael
  • George Gershwin
  • James P. Johnson
  • Leon McAuliffe
  • Cole Porter
  • Ted Snyder
  • Fats Waller
  • Victor Young
  • Spencer Williams
  • Clarence Williams
  • Ray Henderson
  • Harry Barris
  • Charlie Davis
  • Jimmie McHugh


Schedule coming soon
The TD Halifax Jazz Festival, formerly known as the Atlantic Jazz Festival, is the oldest jazz festival and largest summer festival in Atlantic Canada.
Thursday March 10, 2016. 6:00 - 9:30pm
The Savour Food & Wine Festival is a series of unique culinary events designed to celebrate our cultural interest and passion for great food, wine and beverages.
Opening Gala, Wednesday November 4, 2016.
Foodies and film fans unite each fall to celebrate in the heart of Nova Scotia's wine country for Devour! The Food Film Fest, the world's largest gastronomic film festival.
Sunday July 12, 2015. 4pm
A Free Concert in the Hydrostone Park
With the Karen Robertson Trio, Ced Marty & Dave, Khari McClelland
The show starts at 1:00, The Prohibition are scheduled to go on at 4pm.
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