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Thursday July 12 OBEY Convention is proudly supporting Dr. Lonnie Smith,  unparalleled Acid Jazz master, as part of Halifax Jazz Festival. Catch Dr. Lonnie Smith and his  Hammond B-3 organ at St. Matthew's Church, Halifax, Thursday, July 13. Show starts at 7pm. Tickets are $45.00: All Ages Welcome...

That's right, the infamous BUCK GOOTER, America's most inspiring blooze-punkers are hitting Halifax again. Anyone who was around for their performance at OBEY Convention IIX will tell you in vivid detail all about the madness that is The Goot. Easily one of the most talked...

Dearly Beloved, Our annual celebration of wyrd sounds and wild souls has come and gone once again. We're still reeling from the magic and feeling the residual sensations. As the heavy festival dust begins to settle, we'd like to send love out to all the people who...

OBEY X marks ten years of keeping things wyrd in Halifax. To honour this milestone, we've invited some close friends of the festival to reflect on what their experiences with us over the years have meant. This one comes care of Amy Vinnedge, the incredible...

 OBEY X marks ten years of keeping things wyrd in Halifax. To honour this milestone, we've invited some close friends of the festival to reflect on what their experiences with us over the years have meant. This one comes care of Jesse Locke, one of...

travellerBack by popular demand, our Guide For The Weary Traveller (2017 edition) ::: As you prepare to ascend into the portal that is OBEY Convention, you may be wondering: Where will I eat? Is there coffee nearby? How will I quench my undying thirst? Who’s got the freshest spring duds in town? Where the deep cut wax at? Why is it called OBEY Convention? Isn’t that whole city destined to slip into the ocean eventually? Do they even have cell reception in such a craggy outpost? Answers to most of these questions can be found below.

DSC00587OBEY X marks ten years of keeping things wyrd in Halifax. To honour this milestone, we've invited some close friends of the festival to reflect on what their experiences with us over the years have meant. This one comes care of Matt Charlton, OBEY Convention's first official Board Chair and founder of Pigeon Row publicity.

OBEY CONVENTION 2015OBEY X marks ten years of keeping things wyrd in Halifax. To honour this milestone, we've invited some close friends of the festival to reflect on what their experiences with us over the years have meant. This one comes care of Jesse Matthews aka JFM. Jesse has performed a handful of times over the festival's history and has proven time and again to be one of the most inspiring people and performers we know.