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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CHOPPED LIVER BLUEGRASS BAND (Hamilton)
May 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm$10
Chopped Liver is a Canadian acoustic trio playing modern bluegrass with a focus on timeless songwriting that weaves storytelling, lush vocal harmonies, and lightning-fast picking.
Based in Hamilton and Toronto, Chopped Liver is comprised of Andrew Ivens on guitar, Adam Vrankulj on double bass, and Victor Vrankulj on banjo. Chopped Liver has a monthly residency in Hamilton and regularly brings their sound to stages across Ontario.
Chopped Liver’s live show is performed around a single microphone in the tradition of Flatt & Scruggs and features a constantly growing repertoire of original songs, a handful of contemporary covers in their signature acoustic style, and fresh takes on classic bluegrass, folk, country and old time favourites.
Chopped Liver’s self-titled debut album was recorded and mixed at Hazy Grove Recording Studio in Hamilton, and released in April 2019. It features 11 original bluegrass songs that tell the stories of ordinary Canadians — Maritime rum runners, Klondike prospectors, Toronto bank robbers, and a wide assortment of Northern ramblers – the whole checklist if you’re a Canadian bluegrass band.
“Smokin’!” – Jim Marino, The Free Wheeling Folk Show 93.3 FM CFMU
“A wicked bit of bluegrass that’ll blow your mind … really nice!” Jason Titley, 10Radio UK 105.3FM
“Bizarre … What timeline is this?” Adam Carter, In the Key of C, CBC Radio One
Bluegrass, Alt-Country, Folk, Progressive Bluegrass, Acoustic Jam Band
Recommended if you like:
Original Canadian bluegrass, Punch Brothers, Tony RIce, Billy Strings, Greensky Bluegrass, Yonder Mountain String Band, John Hartford, Jerry Garcia, Tim O’Brien, Flatt & Scruggs, Stompin’ Tom, Neil Young, The Tragically Hip
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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