Lawn Jam 1987: a free outdoor concert  
 

The Guys from the Library 3 pm
To kickoff the afternoon, two of Halifax's best known buskers will perform an acoustic set. Alan Wilkie and Chip Sutherland perform a mixture of their own songs and covers ranging from Neil Young to Bruce Colburn and more.

Sarah McLachlan & Robin Carrigan 3:50 pm
Another set of acoustic music features the vocal talents of Sarah McLachlan, former lead vocalist for the October Game, and Robin Carrigan, a St. F.X. jazz student. They perform songs by Joni Mitchell, Simon and Garfunkel, Cat Stevens, and a few originals.

The Stratejackets 4:35 pm
Now entering their second year of existence, Bedford's Stratejackets have become one of the Halifax underground's most popular bands. They combine material from the beginnings of punk, Iggy Pop, and early metal bands like Black Sabbath with their own songs.

System Overload 5:30 pm
Perhaps the best known hardcore band in the city, System Overload exudes a real exuberance on stage.

The Flies 6:25pm
One of Halifax's newest bands, the Flies perform 60s influenced material from such groups as the Velvet Underground and Alice Cooper, along with covers of the Violent Femmes and their own originals.

Rick Jeffrey & the Halifax Explosions 7:20 pm
The long-time harp player for the Dutch Mason Band, Rick Jeffrey now fronts his own band. They have dubbed their music "funk-a-billy blues", with influences which range from James Brown to Jerry Lee Lewis.

Jellyfishbabies 8:15 pm
Now well into their second year of existence, the Jellyfishbabies have been Halifax's most successful "alternative" rock band. Their self-titled debut LP, released last summer, is still charting on campus station's across the country, and has received airplay on John Peel's legendary BBC radio show. Their influences range from the music of the 60s to the hardcore punk of the 80s.

Little City Blues Band 9 pm
What better way to finish the night off than with what is perhaps the best blues band in Metro. The Little City Blues Band plays a brand of hard-edged blues that you can definitely dance to.