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Blues on the Rideau with HARRISON KENNEDY & BAND

 

To kick off this year’s Series – from The Hammer – arguably Canada’s best Soul/Blues/Roots male vocalist (and a damn fine songwriter too) – Harrison returns to The Cove for a fourth visit. Growing up in Hamilton the Kennedy house was always full of music thanks to his famous uncle – Jazzman Jackie Washington who would bring artists home like Lonnie Johnson, Duke Ellington and Billie Holiday when they were passing through.  Harrison began his career in the late ‘60’s when his dynamic vocal talent earned him a spot on the world famous Motown band “Chairmen Of The Board” who shared the stage with artists like B.B. King, James Brown, Smokey Robinson, Stevie Wonder and many more.

When the band broke up in the ‘70’s Harrison returned to Hamilton and took a “real job” as a factory foreman only playing music on the side for the next couple of decades. But his love of the Blues was too powerful and in 2000 he returned to music full time with his first album “Sweet Taste”. 7 more have followed including his most recent “Who U Tellin’?” 4 of them were nominated for Juno Awards and he won in 2015 for “This Is From Here”.

He’s also won 9 Hamilton Music Awards and received an astounding 38 Maple Blues Award nominations since 2005 in the categories of Male Vocalist, Acoustic Artist, Songwriter and Album Of The Year. Internationally he’s been nominated 8X for American Blues Music Awards and won the prestigious French Academie Charles Cros Award in the Blues category (other winners include Buddy Guy, Doctor John and Otis Taylor).

The past few years Harrison has hooked up with the great Eric Bibb and toured with him, Ruthie Foster and another Canadian talented Michael Jerome Browne wowing audiences everywhere especially in Europe where he has a huge following.

Fee: $70.

Date :
Friday, September 13, 2019 from 7-11pm

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

Contact :
James Doran

Phone number: 613-273-3636

E-mail: thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com – Website: www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca

Westport Market

 

This year marks the inaugural Westport Market. Opening for the first time Saturday May 18th from 9am to 3pm, the market will run every Saturday through until September 28th. Come out and support local artists, makers and farmers. For more information, please visit the Westport Market Facebook Page.

We have treats and sweets, flowers, stained glass, jewelry and wood galore! The Opinicon is coming with samples from their menu and we’ll have locally grown vegetables and Little Rideau Farms Maple Syrup. Come early before the music starts or any time during MusicWestport.

 

Date :
Sep 7, 14,21,28, 2019 from 9am to 3pm

Event location :
38 Concession St.
Westport, ON

Contact :
Website: whatsonwestport.ca

The Broken Hearts Songwriter Circle

 

An intimate evening with some local troubadours of poignant songwriting. Seamus Cowan, Tom Savage, Luther Wright and Brock Zeman, members and former members of Bullmoose, Spoon River, The High Dials, Miss Emily, Foley Mountain Playboys, Dead Root Revival, Weeping Tile, Luther Wright & The Wrongs, Blair Hogan and Brock Zeman.

$15.

 

Date :
Sunday, August 4, 2019, 7-10pm

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

Contact :
Website:

https://spoonriverband.bandcamp.com/
www.tomsavage.ca
www.lutherwright.com
www.brockzeman.com

Popup Play – EarlyON

 

Supported by EarlyON and hosted by Rideau Lakes Public Library at the Elgin Branch, this is a free, drop-in program for children age 0 to 6 and their families. Please contact the branch (613-359-5315) lauralee@rlpl.ca for more information.

Date :
Friday, August 2, 9:30am – 11:30am

Event location :
Elgin Branch,Elgin, ON

Contact :
Website: https://rideaulakeslibrary.ca

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

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/

Logan Brown and Taylor Angus at the Cove Inn

 

One Man Band, Funky Fingerstyle Guitar with Neo-Soul Vocals! That’s these two talented musicians…
Logan Brown is a guitar player and singer/song-writer unlike any you have ever heard. Blending the lazy backbeat of funk, the virtuosity of fusion, and the story telling of soul and blues he is a spectacle to witness live, the listener is taken on a journey through decades of influence and transported to the future.

Getting his start in his hometown of Kingston, Ontario, Logan donned a pseudonym that would later evolve into a full fledged character, in the same vein as Ziggy Stardust or Sasha Fierce, called NUBS. After releasing three records under this name Logan realised it was time for a change.

After the release of his second EP “Spend The Night” Logan found himself putting away the bells and whistles he used to use when writing and beginning to extract all that he could out of his voice and his guitar. Instead of thrusting the listener into this brand new NUBS, Logan decided it was better to put an end to the pseudonym and continue his story without the nickname.

Logan still performs all of his music released under NUBS as well as brand new songs pushing the boundaries of music and guitar playing. As a full time professional musician he is always writing and learning, no two shows will be the same, the only option is to catch Logan whenever and wherever he is playing next.

Hear him here with his fiancée and musical partner Taylor Angus. She sings like an angel.

 

 

Date :
Saturday, June 15, 2019 from 6 to 9pm

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

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

Village of Westport – June events 2019

1BINGO Doors open at 6:00pm:  Elgin Lions Hall Thursdays ; Westport Legion-Upper Rideau Branch 542 – Mondays  

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BRIDGE every Tuesday at 1:00pm at the Elgin Municipal Complex.  Info 613-359-6192.

 

6EUCHRE

Delta Legion every Friday at 7pm (Pat Philips 613-928-2712).
Elgin Municipal Complex Community Room on Mondays at noon (Doug Summers 613-359-5744)
Westport Upper Rideau Branch 542 – Thursday evenings (Joan Thompson 613-273-5613)

 

 

CHAFFEYS LOCK COMMUNITY HALL MARKET SQUARE every Sunday from late May to October.  Local craftspersons and artists.

 

8CLOGGING – at the Newboro Community Hall every Wednesday evening at 7pm and at the South Elmsley Municipal Complex (OPP Offices on Hwy 15) Thursday afternoons from 2-4pm. This is a fun way to exercise and expand your dance talents! Classes are $2 a class. Sponsored by the Newboro Recreation Committee. Cal Dorothy for details 613-272-8053.

 

 

5COMMUNITY SHOPPING BUS sponsored through the Portland Seniors Club leaves for the local shopping mall in Kingston every 2nd Tuesday of the month.  Call Vicki at 613-272-2676 to reserve your seat.  Cost $15.00 return trip.  Not just for seniors!  All ages welcome.

 

3COFFEE DROP-IN: Throughout the Township come and enjoy a bit of social fun! Bring your latest craft project, a deck of cards or just yourself.  Children are welcome.  Donations appreciated. 

Delta United Church:  Monday mornings from 8am to 10:30am  (Pat Philips 613-928-2712)
Elgin Municipal Complex Community Hall:  Friday mornings from 9:30am (Linda Carr 613-272-2227)
Morton – Morton Mug:  Tuesday mornings (Linda Gamble 613-876-3884)
Newboro Community Hall:  Wednesday mornings from 10am to Noon (Joan 613-272-2393)
Portland Community Hall: Thursday mornings (Betty James 613-272-2461)
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COMMUNITY FARMERS BREAKFAST every 4th Tuesday at the Harmony Lodge in Philipsville starting at 8:00am. Sponsored by the Philipsville Masons, everyone is welcome. Contact Ross Hawkins for information 613-359-5833.

 

DELTA McMUFFIN LIGHT BREAKFAST every Saturday morning from 7:30am to 10am at Delta United Church. $5 will get you coffee with an egg & English muffin and a chance to meet your neighbours. Everyone is welcome. Call Arvin Riskie for info 613-928-2091.

 

 

COMMUNITY LUNCHES

Elgin Municipal Complex1st Friday of the month – 11:30am to 12:30pm soup and sandwiches. Pay-What-You-Can ( Linda Carr 613-272-2227)
Portland United Church:  4th Tuesday of every month – noon to 1pm (613-272-2002).

 

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SPAGHETTI DINNERS 

Elgin Lions Hall:   2nd Friday of the month combines their very popular Quiz Night with the spaghetti dinner (teams of 6 start the game at 7pm)
Portland Legion: 1st Friday of every month
Westport Upper Rideau Branch 542:  3rd Friday of the month

 

 

PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP meets the last Thursday of every month at 1:30pm at Rideau Community Health Services, 2 Gould Street, Unit 118, Smiths Falls.  Contact margaux.wolfe@parkinson.ca

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VIBE: Venturing in Biblical Education, every Wednesday from April 13, 2016 – December 7, 2016.  Elgin United Church 10 am & Portland United Church 7 pm. Contact Rev. Takouhi (613) 272-8977 or RevTakouhi@Terrautopia.ca

Gathering of Choirs

 

This is going to be awesome!
Do you know of a choir that would like to participate?
Registration closes March 15th and there is limited space and it’s filling fast! Everyone will join for a mass three song concert at the end of the day so they will want time to practice the music!
More info on our website!
https://westportartscouncil.com/2019/01/20/gathering-of-choirs/

 

Date :
Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 12:30pm-4pm

Event location :
Knox Presbytarian Church, Westport Arts Council, Westport, Ontario, Westport, Canada

Contact :
E-mail: info@westportartscouncil.com
Website: https://westportartscouncil.com

Mary’s Merry Minstrels

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MARY’S MERRY MINSTRELS – concert at the Old Town Hall from 7:00 to 9:00. Come and enjoy an evening of fiddle music put on by Mary A. Kennedy’s merry group. Mary is a fiddle teacher from Kingston, Ontario who plays with the bands, Irish Roots and Fiddle Earth. Admission is by voluntary donation – this is a fund raising event for the Old Stone Mill.

 

Date :
Saturday, April 27, 2019 from 7pm – 9pm

Event location :
Old Town Hall, 8 Lower Beverley Lake Park Road, Delta, ON K0E 1N0, Canada

Contact :
The Old Stone Mill – http://www.deltamill.org

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