Category Archives: Host

Candy is national TV host, as well as a host for music festivals and events, music award galas, and a host for massive outdoor events, indoor events, serious and comedic events, you name it Candy will host it.

IMG_1244

Dog Days of Summer in Halifax

This Saturday August 9th, Candy will be hosting the annual DDOS (Dog Days of Summer). The Halifax downtown business Commission puts on a fun time in parade square for families, and pointed towards many who have dogs. There is even a doggy fashion show you can enter your pooch into.  EVENT DETAILS: 12 noon – 1:30PM DDOS 2014Bring the entire family and especially your puppy dog(s) to this event. Lot’s of activity, things to do and some free stuff too.  For more information, please visit this link that will take you directly to the Halifax website for this event. CLICK HERE.

Candy is currently away performing Comedy at Moose Factory First Nation, Ontario. She will be home on Friday for plenty of time to rest up for the big event on Saturday.

For many fans of Candy Palmater, many of you know Candy for her Comedy, her National Television Show THE CANDY SHOW, and for her acting and professional speaking. Did you know she also has a YouTube Channel? Yes, it is TheCandyShow Channel. Everything from beauty videos, to Book Reviews, Vlogging  and also a few rants may sneak in there. LINK TO HER YOUTUBE CHANNEL.  Our goal is to hit 5000 subscriber by end of 2014. We are well on our way, but need your help too. Please subscribe and share with everyone you know. Just watch a video to see Candy in her natural element of entertainment and sharing her love of beautiful things with all of you.

Tons of exciting events coming up this month and the next few months. She will be performing comedy for the Mi’Kmaq summer games, then off to Ontario for speaking engagements, and then hosting APCMA award night, and presenting on another. The Candy Show is also nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award for her work in promoting and showcasing Aboriginal music on her hit National TV series. She will find out that night if she walks away with an APCMA. Saty tuned here, The Candy Show website, so be sure to subscribe to the free updates.

Thank you everyone. Please be safe this summer, don’t drink and drive, drink responsibly and have fun.

Until next time…..

The Candy Show management team.

Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award – nominated TV Series

NEWS Update: This just came in over the wire last night. The hit national television series, The Candy Show, is nominated for an Aboriginal Peoples Choice Music Award for promoting/ supporting aboriginal musicians in Canada. This is The Candy Show’s 4th nomination for the hard work and dedication by Candy Palmater own creation. Other nominations include: 2013 Canadian Screen Award nod, 2012 Canadian Screen Award nod, 2013 ECMA (East Coast Music Award) nod, and now 2014 APCMA nod – and maybe a win. Please vote here and let’s secure a win. 

APCMADon;t Forget: Saturday June 21st  is NATIONAL ABORIGINAL DAY IN CANADA! This means Candy will be televised LIVE on APTN while she Hosts the big FREE outdoor event on the Halifax waterfront. Be there in person or watch from the comfort of your home on your tube.  For more information of the summer solstice concert series, click here.

Celebrity Host - Candy Palmater - Live TV Production
Celebrity Host – Candy Palmater – Live TV Production

To Book Candy for your event – Host, comedian, and speaker – it is just a click away HERE

WATCH The Candy Show Lifestyle YouTube Channel too. It is free and easy to do, and again, it is just a click away. Please subscribe, we would not want you to miss out on a single video. The Candy Show LIFESTYLE YouTube Channel.

 

Footwear from first 4 seasons in Candy Land on set of The Candy Show - take some pics of her cool room

The Candy Show Season 5 Filming in Halifax – tickets, info, more

Hello Fantastic Candy fans and The Candy Show fans.

Today is day 3 of filming on the awesome TV show The Candy Show Season 5.  The first 2 days/ night of filming have been a blast!  We had the worlds only Ojibwe Elvis, we had duo pole performing artists, East Coast music talents by: Christine Campbell, Erin Costelo, My Living Will, Red-Suga, Hubert Francis and Halifax circus performer Brandon Gold. This is just the first 2 nights and our jammed packed audiences are wanting more tickets to other nights!It is not too late to get your tickets to more exciting nights coming up.  Funny female Aboriginal ( Mi’Kmaq) comedian Candy Palmater has every one in stitches, not just with her well written monologues (written 100% by Candy Palmater solely), but the “in-betweens” keeping the audience active in between shooting, laughing so hard until you are sore. Best of Comedy, and all on The Candy Show.  Wear your dancing shoes, be prepared to laugh harder than you ever laughed and get ready for premium Canadian and Aboriginal, Canadian Aboriginal Entertainment. JUNO award winners, ECMA winners, NSMW winners and so much more coming up for filming on The Candy Show Season 5.

Filming pieces of Candy
Filming pieces of Candy

The GUEST LINEUP:

CONTACT via email for FREE tickets  – simply click on this link and email your ticket requests **DO NOT CALL** no one in office to answer your calls we all are on set of The Candy Show.

STUDIO DETAILS:

Location of Venue: 2304 Hunter Street, Halifax

DOOR TIME: 6:10PM opens, closes 6:45pm on the nose – filming begins 7PM

APRIL 30,2014 filming day: (One episode day – handful tix left)

Tracy Bone – Singer/ song writer (country)

–  Maria Osende - Flamenco dancer/ Performer

MAY 1, 2014 filming day: (LIMITED TICKETS REMAIN)

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:  (SOLD OUT )

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:  (SOLD OUT)

- Iskwe – Music/ singer-song writer

Monique Ryan – Belly Dancer

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**

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.

WEDNESDAY Feb. 5th on APTN 10pm EST – Season 4 NEW episode The Candy Show

Season 4 is currently airing a NEW episode every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels at 10pm EST/ 11pm AST. Late night TV like no other.  The Candy Show is written/ produced/ starring female comedian Candy Palmater, with Guests:

IAN Sherwood: East Coast Musician and the Creator of the theme song for The Candy Show.

JACOB Pratt: Incredible, talented Hoop Performer/ dancer

CANDY Palmater: unique, gay, native, female Comedian delivers a monologue off the top.

The Candy Show is filmed in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Season 5 will be filmed end of April to first week in May 2014. For FREE tickets.

_________________________________________________________________________

Ian SherwoodCandy PalmaterJacob PrattThe interview Candy and Jacob

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.

 

 

WeDay, Scott Jones and Elsipogtog and Candy Palmater

Good day to everyone,

First Things First

Thank you to every one of you who have subscribed to the free subscription to our website updates.  We appreciate every fan and welcome each of you to our website. Candy reads all your comments, and will reply to your messages directly.

All blog posts at this point are by Candy’s Manager/ wife: Denise Tompkins (Me) For all inquires and bookings please contact me here  I would be happy to help.  To view Candy’s schedule, to see if she is available for bookings, here is her calendar ( Please note: some dates have been added today, and will show up within 24 hours after posting). Feel free to contact me if you have questions.

_______________________________________________________________________________

NEWS for week of Nov. 26th- Dec.1st

What a week Candy has.  Tuesday is a filming day with APTN (Aboriginal People’s Television Network), where she is on National News “Laughing Drum” segment.  “Laughing Drum ” is segment where Aboriginal Comedians comment and speak about issues and topics that relate to Canadian politics and other agendas.  It is fun, thought provoking and sometimes silly, all depending on the topic of course.  You can check it out on Tuesday nights. For Candy’s own National Television series, The Candy Show, currently airing on Wednesday nights, the first 3 seasons, you can watch online or on TV.  Season 4 Premiere with brand NEW episodes will air this winter. (good thing you have subscribed to our website, so you do not miss the premiere).  Season 5 filming dates TBA for 2014.

Wednesday: Candy is a part of the International fundraising event, WeDay, coming to Atlantic Canada,  Candy Palmater is one of the celebrity speakers at this momentous event for young people, being held at Halifax Metro Centre. For details here is the website

Thursday: Candy hosts a benefit fundraiser for Scott Jones.  If you are 19+ you can come out and support this important cause.  For details about Scott Jones, click here.

Saturday: Candy Palmater hosts the huge Benefit for the Elsipogtog Mi’Kmaq Warriors on the Fracking issues in NB.  Elsipogtog benefit Concert This affects all Canadians, and of all ethnic cultures. This is held at the Marquee Ballroom on Gottingen Street in Halifax. Poster for benefit Nov.30MORE TV News to come…….

The following week Candy and I will be on the road for Comedy gigs over the maritime provinces.

December 4th is Candy’s Birthday!

Thank you so much for reading this update, we appreciate your support and please feel free to leave Candy a message anytime.

PS/ Don;t forget to follow Candy on Social media too:

Twitter    YouTube   FaceBook Fan Page   Instagram   My Twitter (Candys Manager)

Have a great day,

The Candy Show team.

 

Comedian going to the dogs

Well, she is emceeing a big event for downtown Halifax Business Commission, at Grand Parade on August 10th.  The downtown Business Commission is teaming up with Litters n’ Critters animal rescue for this awesome event called “Dog Days of Summer”, and Candy Palmater is your cruise director for the event. For complete details click here.

Dog Days of Summer

Please visit the calendar page to see where Candy is next. Calendar.

Be sure to find Candy on Twitter, Instagram and YouTube Lifestyle Channel and YouTube comedy channel all under the handle ” The Candy Show”

BOOKING Candy for: Comedy, Speaking, Hosting/ Emceeing, Public Appearances please contact Denise Tompkins HERE

Don;t forget to subscribe to our website, you do not want to miss all the up coming exciting NEWS.

Halifax Jazz Festival – Candy to Host

Happy Friday everyone.

This is a day later then I like to post, but tonight in Halifax, Candy Palmater is hosting at The Pavilion with The Extremities and A Tribe Called Red.  It is going to be quite the show.  For more details on the event and more of the Festival, please click here

Candy is no stranger to the music scene in Canada, most particularly East Coast. With her national award nominated Television series currently in its 4th season, featuring Canadian Musicians from all over the country, it is a perfect fit for Candy to host.  Candy’s ECMA ( East Coast Music Award) nomination is rightly earned, and the mutual respect between Candy Palmater and all music artists is real and honest. The Candy Show reflects the love between the artists, you can watch every Wednesday night on APTN and APTN HD channels.

Stay tuned for more upcoming Comedy, hosting, speaking events and gigs Candy will be at, you never know when she might be in your area.

Calendar of events for Candy

Follow Candy on Twitter, Instagram, FaceBook Fan Page, and YouTube channels.

The Candy Show audience is the best Television audience in the world!

3908

 

Canadian Aboriginal Comedian, Actor, Speaker, Host

Candy Palmater is a Canadian Icon, she is known in the Canadian scene as an all around Entertainer.  She is a stand up comedian, and TV Host of her own National Variety TV Show on the Aboriginal People Television Network, ( APTN), currently wrapping up filming her 4th Season, with 13 episodes. Candy has acted on Season 4 of Call Me Fitz before filming her own TV series, and has just been on set of Thom Fitzgerald’s new TV series, Sex and Violence for OUT TV.  With a week rest, she is off to Toronto for some work, meetings and Hosting a massive outdoor surprise!  While currently writing on a NEW Dramady series with a Development deal for APTN, called The Pink Indian.

Candy Palmater is an Actor, Comedian, TV Host, Event Host, Mistress of Ceremonies and she has an activist side as well.  She is a Gay rights activist, Aboriginal rights activist, Education activist with First nation Youth, and she delivers the most compelling Motivational and Inspiring Keynote speeches all across the country.  She can make you laugh and cry all in one speech, at the same time delivering powerful message of one love, inclusiveness and education.

Candy also puts on powerful workshops, mostly educational and informational workshops around Aboriginal History.

Bring Candy to your events, Expos, private or corporate events, symposiums, stages, concerts, meetings, or where ever you may need some Prime Entertainment,  keynote speaker and host for your needs.  Contact us today, by clicking here.

candy funYou will be glad you did!