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.
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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This week on set of The Candy Show, National variety TV series on APTN and APTN HD channels: 10pmEST/ 11pm AST
Gloryhound performing on set of The Candy Show, Season 4. This episode is airing Wed. Jan. 22nd 10pm EST/ 11pm AST on APTN and APTN HD channels
Host/ Comedian: Candy Palmater ( Creator/ Writer/ Producer of The Candy Show) – Canadian, Aboriginal, female comedian with stories of such hilarity and the magnitude of wit, intelligence and just simply entertaining Comedian.
Music Guest: Canadian Rock Band, Gloryhound
Performance piece: World reknowned Artist, Alan Syliboy
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.
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**
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.
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.
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. MORE 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!
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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.
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.