Posts tagged ‘live music’

Live Music with Head Over Heels


Weekly live music returns to The Cove’s Outdoor Patio every Sunday from 12:30-3:30pm with Head Over Heels.

***All Events Subject to Change and will be cancelled with bad weather due to patio service only. Please Call for Reservations***

For event info, go to Entertainment at 613.273.3636

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


Date :
August 9, 2020 from 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm

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

Contact :
Seamus Cowan

Phone contact: (613) 273-3636


Tunes on Tap with Scott Owen


Scott Owen will be performing at the “Beer Garden” at the Westport Brewing Company on Sunday August 2nd from 2-4pm.

If you like music by Jason Aldean and Eric Church, you’ll love the energizing live show with Scott Owen country music artist and songwriter. Make sure to stop by between 2pm and 4pm to hear Scott perform. No reservations. Weather permitting. Social distancing in effect (maximum 10 persons per bubble!)


Date :
Sunday, August 2, 2020 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Event location :

41b Main Street
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada

Contact :
Phone contact: 613-273-2739



Rideau Thunder Motorcycle Show – Village of Westport


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.
more info :

Soul, Jazz & Gospel from the Altruistic Band


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

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. 6-9pm
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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
7-10pm $10

morgan davis 2015

Sat.Oct.3 HEAD OVER HEELS (The Cove’ Favourite Vocal/Guitar Duo, Gananoque) 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

bob burtch 2015

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) 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. 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)


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

long sault Trio 2015

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

For all of you wine lovers on this list, we have a Wine Dinner planned for

INSIDE THE BLUES this week / Calabogie & other Blues news


*Westport, Ontario*
*2015/16 Season – our 11th year!*

* *Visit
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*
in cooperation with
*The Cove Inn, Westport*
Sponsored by
*Dan Aykroyd Wines *

*Perth Brewery*

*101.9 DAWG FM Ottawa *

*LAKE 88.1 Perth/Rideau Lakes *


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

*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

*Aug 14 *– *MUSICWestport Kick Off Party* w. *JARON FREEMA FOX & THE
**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*

Afiara String Quartet performing in Westport


8333075_origWhen: 2nd July, 06:30 pm

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:

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:

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

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

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

Saturday June 6
SHAWN McCULLOUGH (Westport, Country/Guitar) 6-9pm

Terry Tufts 2015.epsFriday June 12
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

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

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

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

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