I’ve just caught my breath from the 2008 Ha!ifax Comedy Fest, featuring hilarious and well-known comedians like Greg Proops from Whose Line Is It Anyway, Craig Robinson from NBC’s The Office and Debra DiGiovani from Much Music’s Video On Trial. And now it looks like Halifax is making way for more first-class entertainment.

Six well-known Halifax DJ’s are gearing up for the 2008 Toyota Yaris-Stylus DJ awards. Voting is currently taking place online at www.z103halifax.com, and fans of live DJs are ready to celebrate at the Stylus DJ Awards nomination party at Embassy Nightclub on May 23.

Nova Scotia’s own Classified & The Halflife Crew are going to be on stage opening for hip-hop legend Nas, who will be performing in Halifax for the first time ever on May 25. Tickets are on sale now online at www.ticketatlantic.com, and by phone at 902-451-1221.

Almost three years exactly after Avril Lavigne rocked the Metro Center during Bonez Tour 2005, she’ll be back with The Best Damn Tour on August 10.

Still want more nationally recognized recording artists to take on Halifax this summer? Faber Drive and The All American Rejects will be opening for the Montreal-made band Simple Plan at the Metro Centre on August 21.

>> Hear Nikki Balch on the Z103.5 Morning Show with Jeff, Nikki and Shane, weekdays from 5:30-10 a.m.

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