Posts tagged ‘Westport ON’

What’s cooking in Westport

 

Cook together in the community kitchen on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month! What’s Cooking in Westport is on the 1st Tuesday each month (10am-1pm) at the Free Methodist Church! Learn new skills, take home food. Childcare is available.

Join us to try new foods and recipes, share a meal, bring extras home, have a good time, and meet new people in your community. We pick the recipes together, focusing on local, seasonal, budget-friendly ingredients. Some months we have a specific cultural theme, a guest speaker from the community, or a special event.

The group is facilitated by Registered Dietitian, Kate Earl, from Country Roads Community Health Centre. We discuss different nutrition and food safety topics each month and members share healthy eating tips with each other.

The program is FREE. There is no cost to participate. We also offer free childcare. Please ask us if you need help with travel costs. All we ask from you is that you participate in the cooking (and clean up!), come ready to have fun, and be open to trying new foods.

 

Date :
Tuesday, April 16, 2018 from 10am to 1pm

 

Event location :
Free Methodist Church
Westport, ON, Canada

 

Contact :
Kate
Phone contact: 613-272-2799 X237
E-mail: kearl@crchc.on.ca
Website: https://www.crchc.on.ca/nutrition/

Benni Vander at the Cove Inn

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Benni has been an emerging force in the Ontario music industry since finishing high school in 2012. His perfect blend of class and energy grabs attention in venues of every size. He can take endless requests, impress music aficionados with his dynamic jazz-influenced piano and guitar style, or offer something completely fresh in his contagious original music.

On top of extensive performance experience with the likes of Miss Emily, members of The Tragically Hip, Spin Doctors, The Glorious Sons, The Trews, and The Guess Who, he has worked alongside and learned from some of the country’s best songwriters – George Thoroghgood, Chilliwack, Kim Mitchell, Big Sugar, Tom Cochrane, Gowan and Randy Bachman.

Benni’s 2019 Tour brings unreleased original music and a slew of covers ranging from Elton John to Brittany Spears.

 

Date :
Friday, March 29, 2019 from 6 to 9pm

Event location :
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada

Contact :
Phone contact: 1.888.COVE.INN or visit: http://www.benvandergaast.com/

A Turpin’s Trail New Year’s Eve!

 

By huge popular demand, TURPIN’S TRAIL (Kingston/Perth Road Village, East Coast/Folk/Celtic) is back to perform for New Year’s Eve! Turpin’s Trail is the Kingston-based quintet of Chris Murphy, Jon McLurg, Brian Flynn and Noal St.Amand. Having played concerts and festivals across Ontario, Turpin’s Trail has shared the stage with artists such as Murray McLauchlan, J.P. Cormier, and Leahy.

Tight harmonies and acoustic instrumental accompaniment (guitar, mandolin, banjo, Irish Bouzouki, ukulele, Bodhran) bring out the beauty and energy in their original songs and their creative interpretations of songs drawn from Celtic, folk, bluegrass, and popular music genres.

Cost: $50.

 

Date :
December 31 at 7pm to January 01 at 1 am

Event location :
The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
Website: http://www.turpinstrail.com/

MonkeyJunk at the Cove Inn!

 

Ace Canadian Blues-Rockers MonkeyJunk Celebrate 10 Years With Thrilling #MJ10 Tour

The trio, whose career-best fifth album Time To Roll recently netted their second Juno Award, prepares to travel from east to west this spring and summer, visiting key venues and festivals in between…

Ottawa’s ace swamp roots-rockers MonkeyJunk — fêting 10 triumphant years together in 2018 — are preparing to lift lids from Saskatoon to Sault Ste Marie, Thunder Bay to Nanaimo, as they hit the highway supporting their scorching, career-best Time To Roll album. Audiences will be dazzled.

Winner of 2018’s Blues Album of the Year Juno Award (their second overall), the latest and fifth release from singer/guitarist and harp player Steve Marriner, drummer Matt Sobb, and guitarist Tony D is precisely the kind of corker you’d expect from a trio of musical veterans who, between them, have boosted luminaries from Fabulous Thunderbird Kim Wilson to Buddy Guy, the late Jeff Healey to the lamented Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Launched in Ottawa in 2008, MonkeyJunk —handle inspired by delta blues great Son House, who once intoned, “I’m talking about the blues, I ain’t talking ’bout no monkeyjunk!” — have consistently updated contemporary blues with a blistering mix of chops, soul, grit, humour and harmony.

MonkeyJunk has won a collective 21 Maple Blues Awards, two Canadian Independent Music Awards, a Blues Music Award (USA) in 2010 for best new artist debut (Tiger In Your Tank), and have been nominated three times for a JUNO Awardwinning the award twice for Blues Album of the Year in 2012 for To Behold and in 2018 for Time To Roll.

“The name MonkeyJunk comes from Son House, who once said ‘I’m talking about the blues, I ain’t talking ’bout no monkeyjunk.’ But I am going to talk about MonkeyJunk – they are brilliant and have produced one of the best albums I have heard in a long time…; Ten tracks that prove that this Canadian band is here to stay. And as Son House would have said if he had seen these boys: ‘I’m talking ’bout the blues, I’m talking about MonkeyJunk!’” – Bob Boncey, Blues Matters (UK)

Cost: $60.

 

Date :
December 7 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Event location :
The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
http://www.coveinn.com/

http://www.monkeyjunkband.com/

Christmas at the Old Stone Mill

 

The Old Stone Mill in Delta will be lit up with festive candles and open for tours from 5-8:30pm. We’ll have a variety of activities in the Old Town Hall during Delta’s Celebrating the Season, Fridays and Saturdays, starting Friday November 30 and ending on Saturday December 22. Hot Dogs & Refreshments at the Old Town Hall. Delta Mill Society GIFT TABLE at the Old Town Hall.

Enjoy hot dogs and refreshments from our Old Stone Mill Café. Lower Beverley Lake Park will be lit with over 100,000 lights. Wagon rides from Delta Fair Grounds will take you to the park and back.

See the 2018 Celebrating the Season Brochure for full details.

 

Date :
November 30, 2018

Event location :
Delta, ON

Contact :
Website: http://www.deltamill.org/

Joey Wright with Brownstone & Jenny Whiteley in concert!

Joey was one of the leading lights in the explosive bluegrass, old time and traditional country scene in Toronto in the late 90’s. Joey joined Jenny Whiteley’s band in 1999, and their first two albums (Jenny Whiteley & Hopetown) both won Juno awards for Best Roots Traditional Album.

In 2005 Joey joined Sarah Harmer’s band to record the album I’m A Mountain which earned him a gold record. In 2007 Joey collaborated with Jesse Zubot, Steve Dawson, Dan Whiteley and Joe Phillips to create his own album, Jalopy. Jalopy received a Juno nomination for Best Instrumental Album. The album Hatch followed in 2010 with 2017’s Country, Music just out.

The album explores new sounds combining pedal steel, beautiful brass, and angelic harmonies with creative textures, focused writing and inventive composition and includes Amy Millan and members of Montreal’s Stars, Evening Hymns, Christine Bougie , Aaron Comeau and Jenny Whiteley.

 

Cost: $10.

 

Date :
November 23, 2018 from 7 to 10pm

Event location :
The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
Website: http://www.blackhenmusic.com/

The Cove Inn presents “The Hogtown Allstars”

BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN

2018/19 SEASON – our 14th year!

MONTHLY DINNER & SHOW FUNDRAISERS IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL CHARITIES FEATURING SOME OF CANADA’S BEST BLUES BANDS

From Toronto
THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS

When we say this band is full of Allstars we ain’t kiddin’! 5 members from Canada’s legendary Downchild Blues Band – Chuck Jackson (vocals), Michael Fonfara (keyboards), Pat Carey (sax), Gary Kendall (bass) & Mike Fitzpatrick (drums) plus Teddy Leonard on guitar (formerly with Fathead). Both of these bands have received multiple Juno Awards over the years and all of members have either won or been nominated for an MBA in their respective instrument categories. Together they represent almost 300 years of Blues-playing experience and it shows. Led by dynamic singer/showman/front man Chuck Jackson these guys mix it up with their unique renditions of old Blues/Soul and R&B classics along with original songs. This marks The Hoggies 5th return visit to BOTR making them another one of the all time favourites of the Series. The most commonly used adjective to describe this band on the Comment Cards is “AWESOME!”

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Call 613-273-3636 or 1-888-COVEINN or email info@coveinn.com

Cost: $65.

 

Date :
Friday, November 16, 2018 from 7 to 11pm

Event location :
The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
James Doran – http://www.garykendall.com/Bluestime/THAS.htm%20www.bluesontherideau.ca

Brea Lawrenson with Shawn McCullough at the Cove Inn!

 

The Best in Local Country Songwriting! Introducing their two new singles, “Roulette” by Brea and “Change” by Shawn!
BREA LAWRENSON – CMAO Nominee for Female Artist of the Year and Rising Star! One of the 5 Most Played Canadian Female Country Artists! Her record #Brealieve had 6 Charting Songs!

SHAWN McCullough – Former Guitarist to Jason McCoy and Plays with Brea! Country Guitar Picking Master and Passionate Singer! Mr. Wings/Rack ‘n Tunes! Solo record This Is Me! Just released “Change” on Sirius XM Radio.

Cost: $10.

 

Date :
November 9, 2018 from 7 pm to 10pm

Event location :
The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
Seamus Cowan

Phone contact: 1.888.COVE.INN
Website: http://www.brealawrenson.com%20www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in Canada, the United States, some of the Caribbean islands, and Liberia. It began as a day of giving thanks for the blessing of the harvest and of the preceding year. Similarly named festival holidays occur in Germany and Japan. Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada and on the fourth Thursday of November in the United States, and around the same part of the year in other places.

What do people do?

Many people have a day off work on the second Monday of October. They often use the three-day Thanksgiving weekend to visit family or friends who live far away, or to receive them in their own homes. Many people also prepare a special meal to eat at some point during the long weekend. Traditionally, this included roast turkey and seasonal produce, such as pumpkin, corn ears and pecan nuts. Now, the meal may consist of other foods, particularly if the family is of non-European descent.

 

Date :
Monday, October 8, 2018

Event location :
Westport, ON

 

Nolan Hubbard at the Cove Inn!

 

Nolan Hubbard boldly emerges as vocalist, guitarist and composer of evocative acoustic-pop masterpieces with the forthcoming release of his debut album and his moving and memorable lead-off single Today.

The album was recorded in Nashville alongside top session players, and was produced by Canadian industry veteran Douglas Romanow. The time spent in Music City USA proved to be edifying and encouraging for Hubbard, as he felt both in awe of the surroundings but also emboldened by the experience – awed by the significance of being one of the mecca’s of the music business, but also emboldened because he came to realize that he had what it took as a songwriter and player to hang with some of the world’s best.

Born and raised in the small eastern Ontario community of Gananoque, just east of Kingston, Hubbard grew up in a home immersed in music, particularly what might be called the modern Great Canadian Songbook.

Hubbard got his first guitar at age 11, taking to the instrument with a dedication and obvious ability and quickly becoming a self-taught prodigy. By 17, his tastes had begun to change as he became more artistically confident and adventurous, expanding his repertoire into a more acoustic style. At the same time, he started to experiment with singing along to his playing, revealing a voice that was surprisingly soulful, impactful and one that made people listen intently. He knew immediately he wanted to be able to move people with just a guitar, his voice and his songs.

The song Sandbanks is an affectionate ode to a popular beach area in Prince Edward County in Ontario, but Hubbard said it could apply to any place that evokes warm, wonderful affectionate memories.

This album is a game changer for Hubbard, as he’s stepped out with a confident and strong debut – a collection of songs that are accessible, compelling and which wind their way into people’s souls. It’s a record that will undoubtedly make music lovers, cultural tastemakers and the music industry feel good about the future of popular music in Canada.

 

Date : Friday, July 27, 2018 from 6pm to 9pm
Event location : 2, Bedford St, Westport, ON
Contact : www.nolanhubbard.com

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