Category Archives: Halifax Comedy

When Candy has a show in Halifax, you will know it here.

Halifax Comedy, Filming, music – Be there

Hottest event in Halifax, and Halifax has tons of exciting events happening every year. The Halifax voted #1 Comedian, Candy Palmater, is heading into her FIFTH Season of The Candy Show, National Variety Television Series on Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, ( APTN).  Candy raw and pure in full form will entertain you for hours, over 7 nights.  Evening/ night filming of her hit National TV show is in front of a LIVE studio audience, and you are invited. Must be 19 + to attend. Cash bar on site, merchandise on site, the price of the ticket has no nominal value – HOWEVER, each ticket holder brings a non-perishable food item for FEED NS bins that will be at the entrance to the studio.  In addition to free night of comedy for 7 nights, Candy has Music guests from all over Canada, with majority being East Coast Music.  So, now you have Comedy, Music taken care of… but there is more.  The Candy Show will also have Poets, like El Jones Halifax Poet Laureate, plus Halifax Flamenco Dancer Maria Osende, and how about Studio Essence’s Caitlan and Christy on Duo poles… sound fun?  Check out the full line up:   FREE FREE TICKETS TICKETS click here to email your request.

APRIL 24, 2014 filming day:

HOST/ WRITER/ COMEDIAN/: Candy Palmater - funny female comedian/ monologue every episode brand new material. Candy Palmater

- Derric Starlight – Puppeteer  Performer

- Erin Costelo - singer/ songwriter

- Hubert Francis – Singer/ songwriter

- Brondon Gold – Circus Performer

APRIL 25, 2014 filming day:

- Gerry “Big Bear” Barrett – Ojibwe Elvis Impersonator

- My Living Will – Band/ Music

- Caitlan & Christy – DUO pole performers

- Red Suga – Music

APRIL 26, 2014 filming day:

- Troy Lane – Tattoo artist (Tribal Ink Tattoo)

- Slowcoaster – Band/ Music

- Moe Clark – Poet/ spoken word artist

- Jessie Brown & The Black Divine – Band/ Music

APRIL 30,2014 filming day:

- Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)

Maria Osende - Flamenco dancer/ Performer

MAY 1, 2014 filming day:

- Neon Dreams – Music/ band

- El Jones – Halifax Poet Laureate

- Charlie A’Court – blues musician w/ Kev Corbett

- INEZ Jasper – Music

MAY 2, 2014 filming day:

- Irish Mythen – singer/ song writer

- Eastern Eagle – The Candy Show Host DRUM

- Susan Aglukark – Global artist/ Music/ JUNO winner/ Order of Canada

- Rich Aucoin - Music/ symphonic pop

MAY 3, 2014 filming day:

- Iskwe – Music/ singer-song writer

- TO BE DETERMINED

- The Stanfields – music/ Band

- George Leach – music/ singer- song writer/ JUNO award winner

**Please note: Guest list is subject to change.  If any changes are required, they will be updated here**

TICKETS TICKETS TICKETS HERE

Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

Don;t forget to watch a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels. OR watch full episodes on line here

VLOGGING every day in April – even Pre-Production of The Candy Show Season 5, behind the scenes, and daily life leading up to and including on set Candy as she gears up for filming.  So much to see, Vlogril, is happening now on The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel – head on ove: watch, share and subscribe.  This is FREE channel to watch.  Candy all the time!

See you again soon – Thank you for your support and love of Candy.

~ Denise Tompkins (Candy’s Manager)

 

Candy Palmater

TV Show filming in Halifax HOTTEST event of the year

Many awesome Television series are filmed in Halifax every year.  But most are closed sets, not open for the public to partake and understandably so. The Candy Show is a National Television series that does not go by the standard rules. In fact, filming a large portion of the hit National TV series is done in front of a live studio audience. This variety TV show is just that, a Variety TV show.  Hosted by Creator/ Writer/ Comedian Candy Palmater each episode begins with Comedy monologue plus a Music Guest and a Performing Artist.

The day time filming is a closed set, however, in the evening we open the doors to those who are 19+ and invite you into the house.  Door time is 6:10 – 6:50 pm so you MUST be in the door to the studio during this time to ensure you get a spot in the audience.  FOR TICKETS CLICK HERE.  We film 2 episodes each night except for Wednesday April 30th where we film only one.  13 episodes, 26 guests, 7 nights of taping.  Ticket price is ONE non-perishable food item for Feed NS bins that are on site.  Bring the food with you please.

There is a bar and merchandise on site, so bring cash.  During the break , we feed our audience some sandwiches – free.

REQUEST YOUR TICKETS HERE.  Simply check the dates and the guests you want to see below and email.  It’s that easy.

APRIL 24, 2014 filming day:

HOST/ WRITER/ COMEDIAN/: Candy Palmater - funny female comedian/ monologue every episode brand new material. Candy Palmater

- Derric Starlight – Puppeteer  Performer

- Erin Costelo - singer/ songwriter

- Hubert Francis – Singer/ songwriter

- Brondon Gold – Circus Performer

APRIL 25, 2014 filming day:

- Gerry “Big Bear” Barrett – Ojibwe Elvis Impersonator

- My Living Will – Band/ Music

- Caitlan & Christy – DUO pole performers

- Red Suga – Music

APRIL 26, 2014 filming day:

- Troy Lane – Tattoo artist (Tribal Ink Tattoo)

- Slowcoaster – Band/ Music

- Moe Clark – Poet/ spoken word artist

- Jessie Brown & The Black Divine – Band/ Music

APRIL 30,2014 filming day:

- Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)

Maria Osende - Flamenco dancer/ Performer

MAY 1, 2014 filming day:

- Neon Dreams – Music/ band

- El Jones – Halifax Poet Laureate

- Charlie A’Court – blues musician w/ Kev Corbett

- INEZ Jasper – Music

MAY 2, 2014 filming day:

- Irish Mythen – singer/ song writer

- Eastern Eagle – The Candy Show Host DRUM

- Susan Aglukark – Global artist/ Music/ JUNO winner/ Order of Canada

- Rich Aucoin - Music/ symphonic pop

MAY 3, 2014 filming day:

- Iskwe – Music/ singer-song writer

- TO BE DETERMINED

- The Stanfields – music/ Band

- George Leach – music/ singer- song writer/ JUNO award winner

**Please note: Guest list is subject to change.  If any changes are required, they will be updated here**

TICKETS  TICKETS   TICKETS  TICKETS   email ONLY please.

19+

Fancy Shoes TV INC. A partnership of Candy Palmater and Johanna Eliot of Ocean Entertainment.

TCS S5 poster

Season 5 filming end of April + beginning of May

HALIFAX filming of The Candy Show S5 – Be a part of National TV audience

FREE   FREE   FREE  Tickets to the most AMAZING event of the year in Halifax.  So many awesome events occur on an annual basis in Halifax, but this is the ONE that most talk about for months afterward.  What makes this event so darn amazing? Well, here is the list:

1. National TV filming and you get to be a part of it for FREE ( as long as you are 19+ ), and you can see yourself on TV when the episode airs, if you happen to be seated in the right place.

2. BEST Canadian Performers, Musicians, Comedy all under one roof – and it is the best price ever – we ask for each ticket holder to bring ONE non-perishable food item for the food bins for FEED NS on site. In return you will receive the BEST in entertainment for the evening/ night while we film in HD for TV.

3. The other awesome fact: We are not STUFFY on set.  We want you, the AUDIENCE, to have fun so come prepared to dance, laugh hard, scream when asked and dressed in your craziest, best, or come however you like, just no birthday suits please, the network will not like that.  We want you to relax and be with Candy Palmater as she makes you feel warm, welcome and invited into her House to play, and enjoy yourselves. Dance, Laugh, Meet new people.

4. The Candy Show is as proud of it’s audience as it is of its performing guests! Silver Donald Cameron, reporting for The Chronicle Herald, described The Candy Show audience by saying:

“They were young and old; gay and straight; Black, White, Asian and Aboriginal; all brought together by a common taste and attitude”

5. This creatively awesome and most Highly talented bunch of Entertainers will be on set/ stage filming for TV and for you, and it is all FREE. YES, FREE – You can Thank Candy Palmater for this.  As the Creator/ Host/ ONLY Writer/ and Producer of The Candy Show – that has garnished her with an ECMA Nomination and the show itself for 2 Canadian Screen Award Nominations, she always wanted her fans and many of her guests fans from across the country to enjoy artists that never come here and at the best price tag, FREE + one non-perishale food item for FEED NS.

TICKETS click here and order.  DATES: April 24, 25, 26, 30, May 1, 2, 3 – The Guest list will be released this week, on this website.  Make sure you SUBSCRIBE and not miss the update when it is posted.  

The Candy Show Audience in waiting....

The Candy Show Audience in waiting….

Season 5 filming end of April + beginning of May

Be in the LIVE studio Audience – Filming in Halifax



SEASON 5 Guest LINEUP w/ dates of filming

Thursday April 24th – Derric Starlight – ventriloquist performer
– Erin Costelo – Singer/ song writer lives in Halifax
– Hubert FRancis – singer/ song writer lives in NB
– Brandon Gold – Circus Performer

Friday April 25th – Gerry Big Bear (Ojibwe Elvis impersonator) – performer
– My Living Will – Band in HRM
– Caitlan & Christy – Duo Pole perfomers
– Red “Suga” – Musician

Saturday April 26th – Tattoo Artist – Troy Lane
– Slowcoaster – Band/ Music
– Moe Clark – Metis Poet from Quebec
– Jessie Brown & The Black Divine – band in NS

Wednesday April 30th – Tracy Bone – singer/ songwriter (country)
– Maria Osende – Flamenco performer

Thursday May 1st – Neon Dreams – Music in Halifax
– El JOnes – Halifax Poet Laureate
– Charlie A’Court – w/ kev Corbett
– Inez Jasper – Music

Friday May 2nd – Irish Mythen – singer/ song writer
– Eastern Eagle – Drum
– Susan Aglukark – singer/ Order of Canada/ JUNO award winner
– Rich Aucoin – Music/ performer

Saturday May 3rd – Iskwe – Music
– Deception “A Rock Opera” – performance
– The Stanfields – Band in Halifax
– George Leach – Music/ JUNO Award winner 2014

Candy Palmater and Caitlan Anthony

First Nation NATIONAL TV Host/ Comedian/ Producer/ Writer – NEW Ep The Candy Show

Ultimate in Entertainment, Native Awesome Candy Palmater is getting ready for filming Season 5 of the hit National TV show, The Candy Show end of April/ May first week. FREE tickets to be in the audience for all nights of taping.  The day time filming is off limits, but we would love to welcome you on set in the evening, full of magic, entertainment, some of the TOP Musicians, Performers in the Country will be on Season 5.  Juno Award winners, International Superstars that are Canadian and The funniest Aboriginal Comedian in the country, will have you in stitches and sore facial muscles by the time you are leaving.  FREE can you believe the price!  FREE, ticket requests HERE  The COMPLETE Guest list lineup will be posted to this website soon…. be sure to subscribe and be the FIRST to see the list when it is posted right here!

THIS WEEK ON The Candy Show S4 – (Episodes of last season are airing now on APTN): WEDNESDAY APRIL 2 10pm EST/ 11pm AST

MUSIC by: Death Valley Driver – mixture of First Nation/ Inuit talent our of Prince Edward Island, heavy, awesome, and Talented!

PERFORMANCE by: Caitlan Anthony – she wears many athletically performance hats, this week she is on the TRAPEEZ!! Performing aerials on set of The Candy Show….

HOST/ COMEDIAN: Candy Palmater – She is Canada’s ONLY First Nation (Mi’Kmaq) Lesbian, bold, ex-lawyer funny woman with her own hit NATIONAL TV show.  Hilarious… not censored, brash, honest and lovable.

The Candy Show S4

NATIONAL TV Series – The Candy Show NEW Ep. Season 4 this week

Hello Friends,

This week is a crazy one for Candy Palmater and The Candy Show Entertainment. We start the week of with Happy St. Patrick’s Day and here are 2 Make up looks from The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel you may like: Tutorial #1   and Tutorial #2  We hope you have a safe day today, if you are consuming the alcoholic beverages, and even if you are not drinking please be careful just the same.

TELEVISION NEWS:

Season 4 of The Candy Show S4 is airing another NEW episode this WEDNESDAY March 19th 10pm EST/ 11pm AST – and for all the other time zones in Canada, please check with your service provider for exact airing times. This week we have:

MUSIC: Brooke Miller and Don Ross duo. International Musicians, and Don Ross is the guitar God we all want to aspire to be.

Don Ross/ Brooke Miller on set S4 The Candy Show. WATCH WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN

Don Ross/ Brooke Miller on set S4 The Candy Show. WATCH WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN

PERFORMER: Diabolo specialist Duncan Philpot. If you don;t know what this art is, you have to watch!  Nothing like it on TV anywhere, and we have this artist on The Candy Show S4.

Duncan Philpot Performs on Set of S4 The Candy Show. WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN

Duncan Philpot Performs on Set of S4 The Candy Show. WEDNESDAY March 19th on APTN

THE HOST/ COMEDIAN: Of course each episode is Hosted by the Infamous Candy Palmater,(Halifax Based comedian),  the Creator/ Writer/ Producer of this hit National TV show, The Candy Show. (The Candy Show has 2 Canadian Screen Award Nominations to date, and Candy has one ECMA nomination for her show and work on Promoting East Coast Music to the globe). Enjoy a 12 minute Comedy monologue off the top of each episode, then followed up with Music and a Performer. Ultimate Entertainment!

YOUTUBE:  The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel

There is something for everyone on Candy’s YouTube Channel.  Makeup tutorials, Rants, comedy, Beauty Product Hauls, Product Hauls, Empty Videos, Book Reviews, OOTD and many more…. Even Vlogs!  Head on over and take a look: Be sure to SUBSCRIBE and not miss out on the NEW videos every week: The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel.

NEWS:

NEXT week is the Big Photo shoot for The Candy Show S5 promo pictures. We are in serious Pre-Production mode, gearing up for 13 more high impact, Primo Canadian Entertainment Filming April 24, 25, 26, 30, May 1, 2, 3 2014 in Halifax.  FREE Tickets to the taping by visiting our Contact page

That’s it for this week everyone.  Thank you for your continued support and Love.  Candy and I both love your comments, and if we have not gotten back to you yet, we will.  Find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and of course here, The Candy Show!

See you again very soon!

Happy Holidays from The Candy Show & News update

Hello and welcome to many of our new subscribers and of course to our fabulous supporters who have been with us already.  Candy and I really want to thank you ALL for being such awesome supporters, without you Candy would not be where she is today.  A massive heart felt Thank you.

Have a safe Holiday season

Have a safe Holiday season

A few news updates for you.

First, The Candy Show Season 4 will be premiering on Wednesday January 8th, 2014 11PM EST, on APTN and APTN HD Channels.  Candy’s National Award nominated Television series will be showing many NEW episodes from this past spring’s filming of hot Canadian Musicians, Performances of Magic, Trapeze, Hoop Dancing, Mi’Kmaq drummers and dancers, and much more exciting performances; and of course, the incomparable and hilarious Canadian stand up comedian, Candy Palmater, always starts off each episode with a monologue of such comedic brilliance.

The Candy Show is filmed in front of a live studio audience of 150 , every night,in Halifax Nova Scotia.  We film 13 high octane, exciting Episodes over 2 weeks.  Candy is the ONLY writer for every single episode,as well as being the Creative Executive Producer, so every single guest you see they are hand picked by Candy.  Every comedy monologue Candy delivers is written 100% by her alone.  This is a very important fact, as all other National Television series have a team of writers, but The Candy Show is truly Candy’s baby, and her own creation.  Candy does collaborate with her Multiple Award winning and Award Nominated for The Candy Show Director, Trevor Grant, out of Prince Edward Island.  Together, Candy and Trevor make beautiful magic for all of you to witness, on your HD channel.  Candy’s Executive Producing partner, Johanna Eliot, of Ocean Entertainment and her fantastic team, and the BEST TV crew in the business, bring The Candy Show to life.  This is a work of Love, Passion and fun – there is no other National Variety Television series like this running right now.

You can catch the first 3 seasons every Wednesday night 11PM EST on APTN and APTN HD Channels, and/ or watch on line right now: APTN.CA/THECANDYSHOW Click on the link. **click on each photo to make it larger**

one of Candy's looks

one of Candy’s looks

Jenny Reeves who feeds all us

Jenny Reeves who feeds all us

outside the studio

outside the studio

Candy and my walkies while on set

Candy and my walkies while on set

Candy Show, plus Jenny Reeves who fed us, and some crew who we like to call The Candy Show Posse. Best Crew ever. ( The photos of our guests cannot be used until we get closer to the airing date. But, I will be posting them as we get closer). Click on each picture to slide through the tiny gallery.

Candy Show, plus Jenny Reeves who fed us, and some crew who we like to call The Candy Show Posse. Best Crew ever.
( The photos of our guests cannot be used until we get closer to the airing date. But, I will be posting them as we get closer). Click on each picture to slide through the tiny gallery.

Part of Candys private dressng room

Part of Candys private dressng room

part of the set, on stage

part of the set, on stage

 

YouTube

Don;t miss Vlogmas on Candy’s Lifestyle YouTube Channel – TheCandyShow  Candy vlogs every day in December.  We bring you with us everywhere, for gigs, on the road, shopping, sharing the advent calendars with you, and much more.  Be sure to click “thumbs up ” button on each video, and subcribe, because you wouldn;t want to miss out on a single day.  But if you do, we have created a Playlist for the entire Vlogmas, and you can watch it here: Vlogmas 2013

Hope you have a safe, happy, Holiday Season.  We will be back with more information just after Christmas.

 

 

Comedian/ Television Personality Candy Palmater

Day 2 Blog by Candy’s Manager: Denise Tompkins

Yesterday I blogged about Candy Palmater in her role as an International speaker.  Today is about Candy in the capacity that many of you know her best. The role of Entertainment. Candy Palmater has been making us laugh, making us cry, making us exhausted as we saunter home from a show we lay witness to, and feel like we had been made love to by Candy’s wit, charm and unique style of comedy.  She is more of a comedic story teller. Candy does deliver impromptu one liners when we least expect them, and she certainly lays everything on the stage for her audience. Candy’s innate ability is evident. Her humble and charming personality is no match for her on stage candour and honesty about topics that range from “what we are not to speak about in public” to politics. Breaking the barriers and pushing the comfortable envelope are her specialties.

Stand Up comedy styles

Unlike many other comedians, Candy has Two types of Comedy routines: 1. Corporate comedy, above the belt style for corporate functions, companies, Television Galas, Awards Show and many functions that like to keep things light , and number  2. Candy’s standard comedy – she pushes the envelope on topics that make people squirm in their seats. And let’s face it, most of us love to feel uncomfortable, breaking away form norm and social rights, this is why we love Stand up comedians, right? Candy utilizes her life experiences, her intelligence and her brashness to create the  material we see on stage.  No one gets hurt, and no one gets picked on in her shows. It is all in good fun, extremely entertaining and everyone loves to laugh until they have to pee. Candy is your huckleberry. 19 +.

Gift of Laughter with Candy Palmater - Aboriginal Comedian

Book Candy for your Holiday party 902 404-0047 or email denise@thecandyshow.com

Candy writes 100% of her material.

Candy’s comedy on line – Stand up Playlist

UPCOMING EVENTS/ SHOWS/ NEWS

Candy has been performing all over the country. She performs on her hit national TV series, The Candy Show, that airs every Wednesday nights on APTN/ APTN HD channels. (Check your service provider for exact times in your zone). OR watch the first 3 seasons on line here.  Season 4 will air this winter – be sure to subscribe to our website and not miss the season premiere and about Season 5 news!

Candy recently won BEST COMEDIAN in Halifax by The Coast viewers pole. This Thursday Candy will be performing on stage at a Corporate function, and then heading over to the Awards Gala for award and a party. Get your tickets!

Candy has more Comedy events/ gigs coming up – check out our calendar of events

and just shared the stage with some Canadian greats.  In 2014 Candy has set her sites on a cross Canada comedy tour with Jean Paul and Kenny Robinson, still in the works and we will keep you posted on the cities/ towns they will be performing in.

Toronto - 3 comedians

Kenny Robinson, Candy Palmater and Jean paul – Tour coming in 2014 -stay tuned for more details.

Kocihta Picture

Scott Thompson (Kids In the Hall), Candy Palmater (The Candy Show) and Don Kelly (Fish out of Water)

Thank you for your support.

The Candy Show Team

National Aboriginal Day – First Nation Comedian set to perform

Candy Palmater is Canada’s funniest Aboriginal stand up comedian on the circuit today, just ask all who know her, who are her fans, and all of the country, she is a force to be reckoned with on the stage.

Tonight and tomorrow night Candy will be performing a rare full one hour set of pure, raw, hilarious comedy.  She is performing at The Glooscap Heritage Annex in Milbrook, just outside Truro. Poster National Aboriginal Week

Then on Friday Morning she will be performing for CBC Radio in Halifax for the Multicutural Festival, be sure to head down to the event for this, you don;t want to miss.

HAPPY NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY June 21st, 2013

A NEW Episode of The Candy Show Season 3, Wednesday April 10th

Tonight is another awesome Episode of Season 3 The Candy Show, on APTN and APTN HD Channels. Check your service provider for exact airing times in your time zone. Late Night TV w/ Candy Palmater. Comedy like no other and tonights Guests: Music by Mi’Kmaq Nation and performing his MAGIC, Michael James.

11PM EST/ 12 midnight AST. on APTN and APTN HD.

Aboriginal Comedian and National TV Host/ Pride of Canada

Candy Palmater had a dream since she was little to be someone that makes a difference and to help others.  Today, Candy is successful in what she has dreamed. Now Producing her 4th Season of her hit national late night TV series on APTN, The Candy Show showcases Candy’s brash, honest and extremely funny comedy ( all written 100% by her, and Candy is the only writer on her TV series). Her National Variety TV Show always includes her stand up comedy and 2 Guests., usually a musical guest and a Performing artist. Each Episode is jammed packed full of fun, laughs, high energy thought provoking material that will help you forget your troubles and woes for 30 minutes. Candy is well loved and well received by thousands of fans across the country, and in to other countries as well.  She is noted a refreshing, real , honest and lovable by many.

Tonights Guests sneak peak:

Want to attend a taping of The Candy Show Production, be in the audience? Click Here for all the details and to obtain your tickets for the TV Tapings this April.

The Candy Show Season 4 Poster

Season 4 Poster