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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.

daad-by-joeri-coppens-1OBEY 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 instalment comes care of Alex Pearson (aka D/A A/D) a longtime performer and supporter of the fest. Alex played this year's off-season series AAAANNNDDD the first ever OBEY Convention!!!

We're stoked to announce that this year's New Music For The Academy performance will feature a piece by veteran composer Van Penick. Entitled FIRST LIFE, the piece will be performed in Granville Square on Thursday May 25th at 5pm, featuring the insanely talented Andrew MacKelvie, Tim Crofts,...