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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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To discuss a gig, please email info@coveinn.com with your name, number, email, web/social media links, particular dates you might want to play and anything else we might need to know about you. We appreciate your request but know that we can only book a limited amount of acts. Thank you for your understanding.

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MUSICwestport KICK OFF PARTY with JARON FREEMAN-FOX & THE OPPOSITE OF EVERYTHING

August 17 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$50
The MUSICwestport Kick Off Party on the Friday night before the MUSICwestport Festival day has become a heck of a party/gathering/celebration! It’s a wild one. And with the announcement that JARON FREEMAN-FOX & THE OPPOSITE OF EVERYTHING is coming back, it will be as good as it gets. Don’t miss it, book early. $50 + HST Buffet + Show. Call The Cove for reservations 1.888.COVE.INN.

 

BIOGRAPHY

Bred in the mountains of Canada’s rural north-west, Jaron Freeman-Fox redefines what the violin is capable of, and gives you no choice but to take his mutant species of music on it’s own terms.  Having produced or played on over 40 albums (Teresa DoyleJayme StoneAutorickshaw) and toured the globe many times over as a solo artist, bandleader or collaborator with artists such as Delhi 2 DublinBen Caplan, and Sam Lee, Freeman-Fox fuses his roots of fiddling and jazz with his musical studies in India, Sweden, and Indonesia, while playing the 5-string violins of his late mentor; fiddle pioneer Oliver Schroer.

On a seemingly endless tour for the past 6 years, Jaron performs full-time with his award-winning band Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite of Everything, as well as his his new experimental duo project, using an expanded-range electroacoustic 12-string violin set-up of his own design.

Folks may be intrigued by the fact that JFF has performed for 100,000 people and the young royal couple on Parlimant hill, or that the Canadian Embassy was kind enough (or foolish enough) to send him off to collaborate with a troupe of nomadic Rajasthani gypsies at the Delhi International Arts Festival, or that his first ever album Manic Almanac : Slow Möbius won an Independent Music Award, or that he’s shared the stage with Canadian legends Marc Destrubé, Tanya Tagaq, Trichy Sankaran and James Kudelka.  Jaron however, is most proud of the fact that he’s broken three different fiddles on stage and zero bones, had his violin stolen by monkeys in Bali and got it back without contracting rabies, and has the honour of featuring his absolute favourite musicians in the world, in his band The Opposite of Everything.

The Opposite of Everything:

Described as “Tom Waits playing the fiddle, backed up by the Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Opposite of Everything transform Jaron’s intricate compositions into an infectious party!  All the while maintaining “a delicate tactile mystery”. After 6 long years of touring non-stop around the globe, the band has a new album in the works for release later in 2018.

 

 

Details

Date:
August 17
Time:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cost:
$50
Website:
http://www.westportartscouncil.com/about-us/musicwestport/ www.thepeptides.com

Organizer

Seamus Cowan
Phone:
1.888.COVE.INN
Website:
www.coveinn.com

Venue

The Cove
2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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Phone:
1.888.COVE.INN
Website:
www.coveinn.com

The BLUES ON THE RIDEAU Dinner & Show Fundraiser Series – featuring some of Canada’s best Blues bands and recognized as one of the best Series of its kind in the country – returns in September for another great season – our 13th year! Buffet starts 7pm, show goes from 8:30-11pm. You can arrive anytime after 6pm. Room check in time is anytime after 3pm. Check the fabulous Line-Up and dates for 2017/18 soon! Shows are generally once a month from September through May (December excluded) with two shows in January and May. Visit www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca for a look at all the great shows from previous seasons.

Blues On The Rideau is produced by Choose The Blues Productions in Kenmore, Ontario www.choosetheblues.ca in cooperation with The Cove Inn www.coveinn.com
Sponsored by Perth Brewery www.perthbrewery.ca, Jacob’s Creek Wines www.jacobscreek.ca, DAWG FM Ottawa www.dawgfm.com, LAKE 88 Perth www.lake88.ca and the Ottawa Blues Society www.ottawabluessociety.com