Posts tagged ‘live music’

Rideau Thunder Motorcycle Show – Village of Westport

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Rideau Thunder Motorcycle Weekend. July 9th & 10th in Westport, Ontario. Show n Shine($5), Vendors, Live music, food and much more. All proceeds go to Friends of the Arena.

Date :
Saturday, July 9th & 10th, 2016 at 11 a.m

Event location :
Westport, Ontario

Contact :
Website : www. rideauthunder.ca
more info : paulhhbc@kingston.net

Soul, Jazz & Gospel from the Altruistic Band

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Celebrate May Day with the Altruistic Band  performing soul, jazz, gospel, R&B and pop.

Altruistic is a band comprised of musicians from many different walks of life. Their sound can be described as “Gumbo” combining the musical styles of Latin, Contemporary, Fusion, and Straight-ahead Jazz with Funk, R&B and Gospel rhythms.

Led by Al Thomas, the group consists of the following members: Alfred Thomas Jr., flute/vocals; Pat Williams, guitar/vocals; David Ramsey, drums; Donnell Roberts, bass; and John Davis, keyboards. The band collectively has numerous years of experience and has played venues all over the Eastern Seaboard.

Members of the band have played with and/or opened for artists such as: Najee, Marion Meadows, Branford Marsalis, Alex Bugnon, Pieces of a Dream, the late Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Mary, Donny McClurkin, The Winans, Be Be & CeCe, and Tonex.

Date :
Sunday, May 1, 2016 from 2 to 3 p.m

Location event :
The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road Westport, CT 06880.(McManus Room)

Contact :
For more info visit westportlibrary.org.

October events at The Cove!

Another solid lineup of musical entertainment and a NEW Fall/Winter
Menu for the month of October at The Cove! So excited to have some of these
artists back whom we haven’t seen in a while! Call us anytime for
reservations and see you soon!

Chek out the Octover events’ poster here: October2015Calendar TheCove

Every Wednesday The Return of WINGS ‘N TUNES with Shawn McCullough
(Westport, Country/Rock Guitar) Enjoy a Pound of Wings and Fries for $10!
Acoustic Guitar Giveaway Contest when you perform on stage! Guitar Donated
by Renaissance Music of Kingston! Draw on Wed.Dec.16, the last Wings ‘n
Tunes of 2015. www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough 6-9pm
<http://www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough6-9pm> (…note the time change)

Thu.Oct.1 JAZZ NIGHT with Spencer Evans Trio feat. Seamus Cowan and Rob
Radford (Westport/Kingston) 9-11pm $5

Fri.Oct.2 MORGAN DAVIS (Country Blues, Nova Scotia) Master of Traditional
Country Blues with a Humorous Angle! Former David Wilcox band member, JUNO
and Maple Blues Award Winner. Reservations Suggested www.morgandavis.com
7-10pm $10

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Sat.Oct.3 HEAD OVER HEELS (The Cove’ Favourite Vocal/Guitar Duo, Gananoque)
www.kevinheadmusic.com 6-9pm

Sun.Oct.4 BOB BURTCH BLUEGRASS BAND (Cornwall/Seeley’s Bay) Featuring
members of The Abrams Brothers, Blue Mule and Top Shelf. The best in High
and Lonesome Bluegrass! 1-4pm $10

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Thu.Oct.8 LAST JAZZ NIGHT (Friends of the Arena Fundraiser) with Spencer
Evans Trio feat. Seamus Cowan and Rob Radford (Westport/Kingston) 9-11pm $5

Fri.Oct.9 JEFF CALLERY (Brockville, Country/Folk)
www.reverbnation.com/jeffcallery 7-11pm

Sat.Oct. 10 THE ROCKABILLY RIOT (Westport/Kingston) An extremely Rockin’
party with all of the Rockabilly hits of the 50’s! Featuring Westport’s
Marty Crapper. www.buddyholly.ca 7-11pm Buffet & Show $35

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Sun.Oct.11 THANKSGIVING BUFFET including Maple Glazed Ham, Turkey, all of
the trimmings and Pumpkin Pie! $25 5-8pm

Fri.Oct.16 OKTOBERFEST with TURPIN’S TRAIL (East Coast Folk/Celtic,
Kingston) The best in East Coast music! Formerly known as the Extremely
Popular Crooked Wood! Reservations Required! 6:30-10:30pm $10

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Sat.Oct.17 JOHN WILBERFORCE (Folk/Rock, Kemptville) 6-9pm

Fri.Oct.23 Blues on the Rideau Presents: DAVID VEST & THE WILLING VICTIMS
(Blues, Alabama/Victoria) Boogie-woogie piano as good as it gets! 2X Maple
Blues Award Winner. Members of Downchild. 7-11pm Buffet, Show + Donation to
Local Charity (Rideau District Museum)

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Fri.Oct.30 LONG SAULT TRIO (Folk/Jazz, Lanark) Local Blue Skies trio
featuring Sax, Accordion and other gems of instruments…7-10pm

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Sat.Oct.31 HEAD OVER HEELS (The Cove’ Favourite Vocal/Guitar Duo,
Gananoque) www.kevinheadmusic.com 6-9pm

For all of you wine lovers on this list, we have a Wine Dinner planned for
Tue.Nov.10!

INSIDE THE BLUES this week / Calabogie & other Blues news

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*BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN*
*Westport, Ontario*
*2015/16 Season – our 11th year!*
*www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca*
info@coveinn.com

* *Visit www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca
for more details on the bands including photos, LINKS to their websites,
Facebook pages and You Tube videos*

*Book early -* especially if you want to stay overnight – most of these
nights sell out

*BLUES ON THE RIDEAU *is produced by *Choose The Blues Productions*
www.choosetheblues.ca
in cooperation with
*The Cove Inn, Westport* www.coveinn.com
Sponsored by
*Dan Aykroyd Wines *www.danaykroydwines.com

*Perth Brewery* www.perthbrewery.ca

*101.9 DAWG FM Ottawa *www.dawgfm.com

and
*LAKE 88.1 Perth/Rideau Lakes *www.lake88.ca

*UPCOMING EVENTS @ THE COVE INN*

*Great LIVE music continues at **THE COVE INN, Westport * *all summer long*
*Only a 90 minute scenic drive from Ottawa, 45 minutes from Kingston*

*EVERY WEEK*
*Sunday afternoons* – Acoustic Duo *HEAD OVER HEELS* on the Patio
*Most Saturday nights* – Acoustic Duo *HEAD OVER HEELS *in the Dining Room
*Wednesday nights* – singer, songwriter, guitarist *SHAWN McCULLOUGH *hosts
*Wings ‘n Tunes Night Thursday Nights* – *Jazz Night w. THE SPENCER EVANS
TRIO* & Special Guests

*UPCOMING*
*Aug 14 *– *MUSICWestport Kick Off Party* w. *JARON FREEMA FOX & THE
OPPOSITE OF EVERYTHING*
**Aug 15 *- *MUSICWestport Festival *- all day long – FREE

**Aug 21 – *Juno Award winners* MONKEYJUNK *- Swamp Funk Blues Rock – *Dinner
& Show $60*
Advance reservations required *call 1-888-COVE-INN*
*FOR UPDATES VISIT *www.coveinn.com
under *ENTERTAINMENT*

Afiara String Quartet performing in Westport

 

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Where: at the Westport United Church, 27 Spring Street, Westport, Ontario

Tickets: $10 (children 12 and under – FREE)

In partnership with the Westport Arts Council,  the Centre for Creative Learning is hosting The Afiara String Quartet, Bon Teau String Quartet and Students from the OrKIDStra program located in Ottawa, Ontario.

If you would like to reserve seats please visit:

http://www.centreforcreativelearning.com/workshop-registration.html

or call us at: 613-273-2226

Afiara is back in Westport!!

jul1 stJoin us at 8:00 PM on July 1st for a behind-the-scenes, intimate evening of chamber music at the beautiful Westport Centre for Creative Learning at Stepping Stone.

As part of a 2-day chamber music retreat, two young professional string quartets, mentored by the award-winning Afiara quartet, will workshop dynamic new programs that bring together classical music and other genres, before kicking off a casual chamber music reading session.

It is a donation accepted event. If you would like to reserve seats please visit:

http://www.centreforcreativelearning.com/workshop-registration.html

or call us at: 613-273-2226

 

Canada Day 2015

изтеглен файлThis year Canada Day falls on a Wednesday, so come to the village of Westport for a small town style celebration of our nation.

The Canada Day celebrations in Westport this year are going to be amazing!

Don’t miss out on any of the activities we’ve got planned for you:

11:00 am – 02:00 pm: hot dogs and live music at the locks

03:00 pm: Bike Parade begins at the Rideau District Museum.

04:00 pm: celebration, music, children’s activities and Fireworks to follow at the Westport Lion’s Beach Club.

06:00 pm: parade and fireworks in Newboro.

Financial support provided by Celebrate Canada/ Canadian Heritage.

June 2015 events at The Cove

The Cove Inn WestportHello friends of the Cove! Summer is here. It’s come a tad early but for the most part, Westport has been very active and bubbly! The patio overlooking Westport Pond is in full swing and our weekly entertainment schedule returns this week as well! Lots to bop your head to…

The Cove Inn is also extremely excited to announce our newly renovated website WWW.COVEINN.COM! We hope you all like it as much as we do. The entertainment section will feature event posters soon as well. We are also officially on Instagram and Twitter under @thecoveinn so follow
us if you wish.

See our events and entertainment taking place this June! (click flyer to enlarge)

Every Wednesday
RACK ‘n TUNES with SHAWN McCULLOUGH. Rack of Ribs + Fries $10. 7-10pm
www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

Every Thursday
JAZZ NIGHT RETURNS with SPENCER EVANS TRIO featuring Spencer Evans on Piano/Clarinet/Vocals, Seamus Cowan on Bass/Vocals and Rob Radford on Drums/Vocals. 9-11pm $5

Every Sunday
HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio (Gananoque, Vocal/Guitar Duo) Our favourite duo plays jazz, contemporary, folk, blues and more, with love. 12:30-3:30pm
www.kevinheadmusic.com

OhSusanna 2015Friday June 5
OH SUSANNA (Toronto, Indie/Folk) Canadian Folk Music Award Winner, Juno Award Nominee + CBC Great Canadian Song Quest Winner! You hear her all over CBC and more. Her latest record features songs by great Canadian songwriters/friends. 7-10pm $10
www.ohsusanna.com

Saturday June 6
SHAWN McCULLOUGH (Westport, Country/Guitar) 6-9pm
www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

Terry Tufts 2015.epsFriday June 12
K.E.W.T. – KATHRYN BRIGGS & TERRY TUFTS (Folk/Guitar)
Folk master/finger-style guitar virtuoso crashes into town with his wife pianist/collaborator for an evening of introspective song and feel good moments. Has played with the likes of David Francey, Ian Tamblyn, The Arrogant Worms, Wayne Rostad, Susan Aglukark, and George Fox…and has 7 albums to his credit. 7-10pm $10
www.terrytufts.com

Kevin & VanessaSaturday June 13
20 + 27 HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) 6-9pm
www.kevinheadmusic.com

Friday June 19
JOHN WILBERFORCE (Oxford Station, Folk/Country/Rock) Wonderful songs and vibe from a well travelled musician. 6-9pm
www.reverbnation.com/johnwilberforce

Sunday June 21
FATHER’S DAY Celebrate your dad! Mixed Grill Special. 5:30-9:00pm

Stringtease 2015Friday June 26
STRINGTEASE (Westport, Gypsy/Blues/Folk) Local quartet pull on your heartstrings and get you singing along to there bar room gems. 6-9pm

Turpins Trail Canada Day PreParty 2015Tuesday June 30
CANADA DAY Pre-PARTY with TURPIN’S TRAIL, ex-CROOKED WOOD (Folk/Celtic) A renowned quintet from the Kingston area, these boys can sing, play and entertain like the best of them! Four part harmonies and firey solos make the hair on your neck stand up. You may know them as Crooked Wood but their new name is TURPIN’S TRAIL! Celebrate Canada Day a
day early! 6:30-10:30pm $10
www.turpinstrail.com

ART BY THE LAKE WESTPORT

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The Westport Arts council invites you to ART BY THE LAKE WESTPORT:

When: 07-04-2015 10:00 AM – 04:00 PM

Where: Lion’s Club Beach

The show will feature artists from the Westport and the surrounding areas.

The festivities will begin Friday evening with an indoor Gallery and Meet the Artist show in the beach house by invitational only. Wine and hors d’oeuvres will be served while enjoying entertainment by local musicians.  We will also be featuring a silent art auction with the proceeds going to art in our local schools and “Art by the Lake; Westport”.

The event will continue on Saturday with each artist setting up their individual white tents and exhibiting a larger selection of their work on the beach grounds of Sand Lake.  Music will also be performed throughout the day by Westport area performing artists. Visitors will have an opportunity to meet and purchase art directly from the artists on Friday evening as well as throughout the day Saturday.

This show will truly be an event that highlights and accentuates the ARTS in WESTPORT and AREA.  The backdrop of Sand Lake will serve as a reminder of the splendour of nature found in our area.

April Events at the Cove

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Just so you can take a gander…I figured you were inundated with April
Fool’s jokes so I gave you a couple of days off…
Seamus and all of us at The Cove

APRIL EVENTS @ THE COVE in Westport
www.coveinn.com
Now on Twitter and Instagram! @thecoveinn

Fri.Apr.3
EASTER JAZZ NIGHT with Spencer Evans Trio
9-11pm

Sat.Apr.4
HEAD OVER HEELS (Guitar+Vocal Duo)
6-9pm
www.kevinheadmusic.com

Sun.Apr.5
EASTER BUFFET
5-8pm

Fri.Apr.10
JOHN WILBERFORCE (Guitar+Vocal, Country/Rock)
6-9pm
www.reverbnation.com/johnwilberforce

Sat.Apr.11
KICK IN FOR KIDS Fundraiser for RDHS
Music by TURPIN’S TRAIL (formerly CROOKED WOOD)
1-4pm
$5
www.turpinstrail.com
HEAD OVER HEELS (Guitar+Vocal Duo)
6-9pm
www.kevinheadmusic.com

Sun.Apr.12
LIONS CLUB MOBILITY BUS FUNDRAISER
9am-12:30pm
By Donation

Fri.Apr.17
Blues on the Rideau Presents
PAUL JAMES BAND (Toronto)
7-11pm, $60 Buffet, Show + Charity
www.pauljamesband.com

Sat.Apr.18
HENRY NORWOOD + SHAWN McCULLOUGH (Country)
7-10pm
www.facebook.com/HenryNorwoodArtist
www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

Thu.Apr.23
THE COVE SPRING/SUMMER MENU LAUNCH
Join us and try a sample!
Music by HEAD OVER HEELS (Guitar+Vocal Duo)
5:30-8:30pm
www.kevinheadmusic.com

Fri.Apr.24
HEAD OVER HEELS (Guitar+Vocal Duo)
6-9pm
www.kevinheadmusic.com

Sat.Apr.25
Westport Arts Council Fundraiser
FIDDLE OFF!
3 Band Showmanship Competition! Wild West Theme!
TURPIN’S TRAIL vs. FOLEY MOUNTAIN PLAYBOYS vs. AL DUQUETTE & THE WILD WEST
1-4pm
$10
www.turpinstrail.com
www.reverbnation.com/foleymountainplayboys
www.facebook.com/honkytonkbluesband
www.westportartscouncil.com
Tue.Apr.28
CALIFORNIA WINE DINNER
5 course meal with wine pairings. Dinner and overnight packages available
too!
6-9pm
$75 reservations only

Sat.May.2
SONGWRITERS’ CIRCLE
A night with some songwriter heavyweights!
8-11pm
$10
with Chris Brown, Seamus Cowan, Tom Savage and Luther Wright
www.chrisbrownmusic.com
www.spoonriverband.com
www.tomsavage.ca
www.lutherwright.com

Every MONDAY
FAMILY DAY
Kids under 12 years eat free

Every TUESDAY
SENIORS DAY
55+ eat for 25% off

Every WEDNESDAY
WINGS ‘N TUNES with Shawn McCullough (Guitar+Vocal, Country/Rock) $10 1lb
of Wings + Fries 6-9pm
www.reverbnation.com/shawnmccullough

***Events Subject to Change***
www.coveinn.com
1.888.COVE.INN

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