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JULY 2019 Events at The Cove

Come to The Cove in July

We just finished Canada Day Weekend at The Cove in the village of Westport and surrounding area!

 

The Fredenburgh House.

There is no one sadder than all of us at The Cove to see the demise due to a fire in January and subsequent of the beautiful Fredenburgh House , which we have  lived in and enjoyed for almost 35 years. You would have look at the structure and say it doesn’t really look that damaged by the fire and you would be right. The experts tell us that more fire damage is done by water and smoke than by fire. Thousands of litres of water were pumped into the attic of the house to prevent the fire from spreading last January. The Fire Department did an admirable job under very difficult conditions. This water has lodged in the walls, ceiling and floors for months and, with warmer weather, is now resulting in mold and would have to be removed back to the frame if we were to restore the house. Estimators have put the cost in the millions and that is prohibitive to us financially. We hope you will understand and feel our pain as well. Thanks, and rest assured that, going into the future, we will make the Inn stronger and more appealing than it’s ever been.

Mary, Terry and Seamus Cowan

 

Music and the Party

The weekly summer schedule is now here! There is music every week from Wednesday to Sunday! Some new artists, some returns and some completely out there! We had Manacanabo all lined up from Cuba on Jul.27 but they were denied their travel visas because of complications with immigration in Havana. We were so looking forward to them. We thank Ish Theilheimer for his hard work on trying. Perhaps sometime down the road soon. Check out our Events Calendar for July below OR online http://coveinn.com/index.php/events/

 

Food and Drink

Enjoy the new dishes on our all day menu! We have been enjoying serving exciting new bottles of wine, cans of beer, beers on tap and weekly signature cocktails to serve at The Cove! Very excited to have these new additions to go with your meal or on their own!

Don”t forget, buy 10 lunches, get one free! Ask your server to get your card!

 

Stay Social

Check us out online.

 

Facebook @thecoveinn

Instagram @thecoveinn

Follow our kitchen on Instagram! @thecovekitchenchronicles

WE HAVE A NEW EMAIL thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

Thanks.

As always, we thank you for your interest and support and interest in our place!

 

JULY 2019 Events at The Cove

 

Fri.Jul.5 HENRY NORWOOD (Country) 7-10pm www.facebook.com/henrynorwoodartist 

 

 

Sat.Jul.6 HEALY & ORR (Classic Rock ‘n Roll, Rockville) 8-11pm $15

 

 

Fri.Jul.12 FÁNAID (Traditional Irish Music from Belfast, Ireland!) 7-10pm $10 www.facebook.com/fanaidmusic 

 

 

Sat.Jul.13 TONY SILVESTRI (Classic Rock, Belleville) 6-9pm www.facebook.com/mr.silvestri

Fri.Jul.19 BENNI VANDER (Classic Rock, Belleville) 6-9pm www.bennivander.com

 

 

Sat.Jul.20 HENRY NORWOOD (Country) 8-11pm www.facebook.com/henrynorwoodartist 

 

 

Fri.Jul.26 MORGAN DAVIS (Master Acoustic Blues, Halifax) 7-10pm $10 www.morgandavis.com 

Sat.Jul.27 IVOR SIMPSON KENNEDY (Delta Blues from Australia!) 6-9pm www.ivorsk.com

 

 

Every Wednesday RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with SHAWN McCULLOUGH 7-10pm

(Country/Rock, Westport) Sing & Win a guitar!  www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

 

 

Every Thursday JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO (All Styles of Music!) 9-11pm $5

 

 

Every Sunday until Oct.13 HEAD OVER HEELS on the PATIO (Acoustic

Blues/Folk/Roots, Gananoque) 12:30-3:30pm www.kevinheadmusic.com

 

 

HOURS

Every Day 11:30am-9pm

TRY OUR TAKE OUT MENU TOO!

***All Events Subject To Change. Please Call For Reservations

For event info, go to Entertainment at www.coveinn.com 613.273.3636 thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com 

The Cove Country Inn 1.888.COVE.INN @thecoveinn @thecovekitchenchronicles

Morgan Davis at the Cove Inn

 

Master of Traditional Country Blues with a humorous angle. Former David Wilcox band member. International Electro-fi Recording Artist, JUNO and Maple Blues Award Winner. Don’t miss this incredible solo one-night stand!

For 45 years Morgan Davis has been on the road travelling across Canada, the United States and Europe. His performances draw from a rich tradition of country blues, as well as his own contemporary songs infused with wit and a large dose of humour.

Originally from Detroit, Davis grew up listening to a prolific mix of rhythm and blues. The music of Jimmy Reed, Ike and Tina Turner, Chuck Berry and Fats Domino was in the air. He later moved to California with his family, and then in 1968 left for Canada.

While living in Rochdale College, Toronto’s mecca for the subculture of the late 1960’s, he immersed himself in the study of Delta Blues, especially the music of Robert Johnson. Toronto’s music scene in the early 1970’s was the perfect place for Davis to cut his teeth as a journeyman, having the opportunity to see and play with many legendary performers. Bukka White, Johnny Shines, Sunnyland Slim, Snooky Pryor, Hubert Sumlin, and John Hammond were encouraging supporters.

Date :
Friday, July 26, 2019 from 7 to 10pm

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

Contact :
http://www.morgandavis.com/

Westport Backyard BBQ Cook-Off

 

Calling all BBQ Enthusiasts to join us Saturday, July 20th, 2019 at the Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery in beautiful Westport, Ontario for the first annual Westport Backyard BBQ Cook-off. Teams will compete in pork ribs and chicken, as well as producing pork ribs for the public to try and vote on for the people’s choice award. Teams are also encouraged to enter our BBQ sauce competition.

Date :
Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 11am to 8pm

Event location :
Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery,

82 Bedford Rd. PO Box 213,

Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0, Westport, Canada

Contact :

Benni Vander at the Cove Inn!

 

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, July 19, 2019 from 6 to 9pm

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

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

FÁNAID

A traditional Irish Music from Belfast, Ireland.

FÁNAID…

… is a fiddle player, DJ and sound artist from Belfast, where he has been an active member of the traditional music scene for over 20 years. His fiddle playing draws inspiration from the music of Donegal where he holidayed as child.

He is much in demand as a session musician and has been teaching fiddle classes for ‘Belfast Trad’ for over 15 years. His compositions, released under the pseudonym Jan Jeffer, have featured on RTE Lyric FM, NTS Radio and at many of Ireland’s top music festivals, including the Sonorities Festival of Contemporary Music, the Cathedral Quarter Arts festival and Electric Picnic amongst others.

Fióna Ní Mhearáin…

… is a flute player, singer and fluent Irish speaker from Belfast who began learning music at tin whistle classes as a child hosted by the outstanding Belfast flute player Davy Maguire. This planted the seed for a love of traditional Irish flute playing and particularly the Belfast and Northern flute styles.

Paddy Morgan…

…from County Down has developed a unique style of accompaniment that seeks to remain faithful to tradition while exploring new techniques for the guitar in Irish music drawn from a diverse background. Over the years he has collaborated with a host of artists in various genres from flamenco troops (Al Andalus, K Passa Wipers) to jazzers (The Bog Frogs) and legends of Irish tradition such as fiddle masters Ben Lennon & John Carty and award winning singers Len Graham & Rosie Stewart.

Date :
Friday, July 12, 2019 | 7-10pm

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

Contact :
Website: http://www.facebook.com/fanaidmusic

Walking Country Roads – Westport

 

Stay active during the spring/summer months. Join us for a free outdoor walking program!

  • Meet at Lockwood Park – 31 Spring Street
  • Please wear appropriate footwear and bring a water bottle
  • Rain or Shine – excluding extreme weather conditions

OPEN TO EVERYONE

For questions about participating or volunteering,

Date :
Friday, July 3,10,17,24,31, 2019 from 9am-5pm

Event location :
Lockwood Park – 31 Spring Street

Contact :
Contact Emily Beelen – 613-272-2799 Ext.256

Website: https://www.crchc.on.ca

Campfire Liars Club

 

Catch Paul and his friends in an evening of impromptu jam and revelry. Buffet and Show $60 + HST…

Paul Langlois (guitarist for The Tragically Hip) is set to release his 2nd solo album, Not Guilty, on Langlois’ own independent record label, Ching Music, on November 5th, 2013.

Not Guilty was recorded in early June 2013, over a six-day period, at The Hip’s Bathouse Studio in Bath, Ontario. Bathouse engineers Aaron Holmberg and Nyles Spencer recorded and mixed the album, which was produced by Langlois. According to Langlois it was a far different experience for The Tragically Hip guitarist to record than was his first solo effort Fix This Head.

 

Date :
Saturday, June 29, 2019 from 7 to 11pm

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

Contact :
Website: http://www.facebook.com/The-Campfire-Liars-Club-135987849806611

21st Annual RIDEAU LAKES STUDIO TOUR

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21st Annual RIDEAU LAKES STUDIO TOUR – Studios open 10am to 5pm Concentrated around the villages of Portland, Newboro and Chaffey’s Lock, the Studio Tour features paintings, pottery, quilts, weaving, woodworking, sculpture and jewelry for your home and garden. Free brochures guiding you through the tour are available at most area stores, restaurants and welcome centres. The artists have the welcome mats out and are ready with a few surprises for you. For more information visit our website, call 613-272-3630 or email.

 

Date :
June 29-30, 2019 from 10am to 5pm

Event location :
Rideau Lakes, ON

Contact :
Website: https://www.rideaulakesstudioandgardentour.com/

Grant Fullerton at the Cove Inn

 

The 4th Annual RETURN of the GREAT “GRANT FULLERTON” formerly of Canadian Classic Rock Band “Lighthouse”!

To watch Grant Fullerton perform is to experience a one man powerhouse. His unique style and unparalleled guitar playing has to be heard to be believed. He performs a variety of songs from the sixties to the nineties with passion and conviction.

In December 1969 Grant Fullerton and Pinky Dauvin joined Skip Prokop and Paul Hoffert in Lighthouse, a 13-piece rock group combining horns, violins, cellos and vibes with the traditional rock and roll instruments of guitar, bass and drums. The band debuted at the Rockpile in Toronto on May 14, 1969.
They signed a contract with RCA Victor shortly thereafter, released three albums on Victor before moving onto GRT. Fullerton left amidst their biggest hit period.

Grant would also go on to play in such low-key acts as Mudflat and Friends before putting together Fullerton Dam with drummer Steve Negus (who would to on to gave fame with Saga) and who released one album on Condor Records called ‘Breaks’ before disbanding.

He also tried his hand with The Madcats who released several records in the late ’70’s before going solo as Grant Fullerton. The solo stint led to the release of the single “Lenny” and Grant put a backing band behind him to tour. The Grant Fullerton band would later get signed to Freedom Records and release several singles from the EP ‘My Mind And My Music’.

 

Date :
Friday, June 28, 2019 from 7pm to 11pm

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

Contact :
Website: http://grantfullerton.weebly.com/

MLB Annual Golf Tournament

 
 

Join us for our annual MLB Golf Tournament that will be hosted at the Evergreen Golf course in West Port.

Shot gun start at 9:00 am. Arrive at 8:30 am for registration. $60.00 includes 9 holes, power cart, lunch and prizes.
$10.00 more for 18 holes.

Please contact Shannon Taylor (boathouse lot) or Paul Murphy (lot 18)To register by June 14.

 

Date :
Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 8am to 1pm

Event location :
Evergreen Golf Course, 463 Wolfe Lake Rd.,

Westport, Ontario Canada, Westport, Canada

 

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