About Us

Meet Mac & Hawes

Mac & Hawes are a Halifax, N.S. based band that specialize in live acoustic entertainment for venues across Canada.  As one of Eastern Canada’s top bands for hire, Mac & Hawes have gained a reputation as a ‘go-to’ act for their ability to engage crowds and get people dancing with true Maritime spirt. 

“Mac & Hawes provides an experience that is the quintessential Maritime Kitchen Party!”

-RBC Atlantic, Regional President

Mac & Hawes

Meet the Band

Ryan Hawes

Ryan Hawes

Of Cole Harbour, NS

Guitar, Harmonica, Banjo & Lead Vocals

Steven Perry

Steven Perry

Cape Breton-Glace Bay, NS

Bass Guitar & Vocals

Jonny Council

Jonny Council

Placentia Bay, NFLD

Lead Guitar, Accordion, Mandolin, Boron & Vocals

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Who We Are

More About Us

Ryan, Steven and Jonny are musicians with years of experience performing within the East Coast music seen and across the country over the past 20 years. Their impressive resume reveals a staggering variety of special events, corporate engagements, pubs, festivals, fundraisers, private parties, weddings, and special venues. All in the true east coast spirit of dancing fun and sociables!

Versatile voices, percussive guitar skills, seasoned harmonies and an extensive performance backgrounds give them the perfect tools to deliver a show that packs a punch. Their comfortable and often humorous onstage presence will put any crowd at ease, and their large and diverse song list is sure to please any aged crowed.  (On-the-spot requests are always encouraged.)