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Music Westport 2015

15 August 2015 – FREE

8 Bands – 2 Outdoor Venues – Spring Street Festival

It’s the event you’ve all been waiting for! The *free* MUSICwestport Open Air Music Festival returns 15 August 2015. With 2 stages, 8 bands, the popular VOICE of the Rideau singing contest finale and the Spring Street Festival, WAC promises a full day and full range of music and entertainment for all ages.

Don’t forget to get the festival started at the Kick Off Party 14 August 2015 featuring Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite of Everything.

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ceThanks so much for your support! Hope to see you at the festival. Please
help spread the word!
Seamus Cowan

MUSICWestport Festival Aug 15/16

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.

August 15

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.
Reservations suggested!

August 16

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.

7th Annual MUSICwestport Festival

MUSICwestport kicks off the party with Zal Sissokho (West African music from Montreal) on Friday August 16, 2013 from 8-11pm at the Cove. Cost is $10/person and 100% proceeds go to the Westport Arts Council. A master of the Kora, a 21 stringed harp instrument native to West Africa built from half of a large gourd covered by a cow skin, Zal plays this dreamy instrument while singing his gorgeous songs ranging in dynamic from energetic high life dance music to meditative ballads!

The Cove Westport

Join Westport Ontario music lovers the next day, August 17, 2013 for 9 acts, 2 stages, 1 festival!

Local to international talent performing all kinds of genres…This is a FREE festival from 11:30am-7pm!

Westport Ontario

Beginners Guide to Endings (Kingston)
Crooked Wood (Perth Road Village/Kingston)
Shaun Riley Blues Band (Kingston)
The Heavyweights Brass Band (Toronto)
Trin-Can Steel Drum Band (Westport/Ottawa)
Amanda Rheaume Band (Ottawa)
Kingston Jazz Composers Collective (Kingston)
Foley Mountain Playboys (Westport/Kingston)
Henry Norwood & Friends (Perth/Westport)
The VOICE of the Rideau Amateur vocal competition at 10-11:30am. Auditions Sat.Jul.20 at North Crosby Recreation Centre.

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