MUSICWestport Festival Aug 15/16
8th ANNUAL MUSICwestport FESTIVAL
A free outdoor music festival with 2 stages, 8 groups, The 3rd Annual VOICE
of the RIDEAU Amateur Vocal Competition and WAC Street Fair!
Supported by local businesses, residents and generous citizens.
MUSICwestport KICK OFF PARTY @ THE COVE
H’SAO (Montreal/Chad, Afro Soul R&B)
Drawing from gospel, traditional African music, as well as their Chadian
roots, H’sao display clear soul, pop, and R&B influences. All the members
of this Montréal afro-pop group are singersongwriters; elements of their
various influences are smoothly blended with African rhythms to create
fresh songs in a unique style. Masterful a capella singing sets them apart
on the vast soundscape of world music.
SPRING STREET STAGE (7 Spring St.) 12:00-5:00pm
Mikey & The Reelers (Westport/Toronto, Fishing/Comedy)
Kevin Warren East West Project (Montreal, Modern Jazz)
Drumhand (Toronto, World Music/Percussion)
Alex The Folk Band (Orillia, Folk)
THE COVE STAGE Sponsored by JAKE by the LAKE (2 Bedford St.) 10:00am-6:00pm
3rd Annual THE VOICE OF THE RIDEAU Amateur Vocal Competition
Bob Burtch Bluegrass (Seeley’s Bay/Cornwall, Bluegrass)
Abrams Brothers Songs
(Listen to Bob at 4min 30sec with the Abrams Brothers)
Krief (Montreal, Indie Rock)
Miss Emily feat. Emily Fennell (Kingston, Soul/Pop)
New Country Rehab (Toronto, Indie Country)
FREE ADMISSION…Thanks to local businesses and supporters!!!
For more information visit the MUSICwestport website.