ENTERTAINMENT & SPECIAL EVENTS
If you’re looking for some music to spice up your time in Westport, The Cove is the place for you to set yourself down. We bring in the best we can find and keep a healthy mix on rotation. From Blues to Jazz, Rock to Folk, Country to Bluegrass, Soul to Funk, we love it all. In the warmer months, larger performances and full band shows take place on our Lounge stage while solos, duos and small groups play to the patio crowds. When it gets cooler, all shows happen in the Lounge.
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Blues on the Rideau with DAVID VEST w. BAND (Victoria, BC)
May 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm$70
Although David has been a resident of Victoria, BC for many years he’s an authentic, Southern-bred dynamite boogie-woogie piano player, old style Blues shouter vocalist and a consummate entertainer. Born in Huntsville, Alabama in 1943 David played his first gig in 1957 and was good enough by 1962 to open for the late, great Roy Orbison. He then went on to play the lively Florida panhandle club circuit teaming up with artists like James Harman. Then on to Kansas City where he shared the stage with the late, great Big Joe Turner and Texas where he toured with Jimmy T99 Nelson for many years. Interestingly David also wrote the first songs that Tammy Wynette ever performed. From there he moved to the Pacific Northwest and became the co-leader of one of the most popular Blues bands of that era in that region – the Paul DeLay Band. That’s where he met his Canadian bride-to-be and moved to BC. Since then David has won the Maple Blues Award for Keyboardist Of The Year 5 of the past 7 years and been nominated for Best Recording Of The Year. He’s played most of the major Blues festivals in Canada and has been recognized by Holger Petersen of CBC radio’s famed Saturday Night Blues as one of the best Blues piano players in the country. This is David’s 3rd visit to BOTR @ The Cove and he’s coming back with a red hot band. We are very pleased to have him for the Grande Finale of our 15th Anniversary season.
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NOTE: Bands and dates may change due to unforeseen circumstances so check with The Cove closer to the performance for updates.
DINNER & SHOW $70 (plus HST)
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Call 613-273-3636 or 1-888-COVEINN or email email@example.com
All nights run from 7-11 pm and include a delicious full course buffet dinner followed by the show and dancing. There are great Door Prizes and a Big Draw for two Grand Prizes at the end of the season from all of the Comment Cards submitted over the year.
Comfortable, well-priced ACCOMMODATION is available at The Cove, nearby B&B’s and a motel – but BOOK EARLY. All the rooms in town usually sell out on BOTR nights.
The Cove Inn is located at 2 Bedford St. in Westport on the shores of Upper Rideau Lake – part of the beautiful Rideau Waterway (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) – only a 1.5 hour drive from downtown Ottawa, 45 min from Kingston, 3 hours from Montreal or Toronto.
< NIGHTLY LIVE MUSIC + EVENTS CALENDAR >
EVERY SUNDAY with HEAD over HEELS (Blues/Folk/Jazz Acoustic Duo, Gananoque) 5-8pm
EVERY TUESDAY with ERIC UREN (Folk/Rock, Westport) 5-8pm
EVERY WEDNESDAY with RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with SHAWN McCULLOUGH & FRIENDS (Country/Rock…or whatever you want to play!) Perform and get a chance to win a Guitar from Long & McQuade Music of Kingston. 5-8pm