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.

Always best to call ahead for reservations so you have a seat too! 1.888.COVE.INN

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.

Check out our CALENDAR of EVENTS below for the next show!

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Upcoming Events

May 2019

FOTA FUNDRAISER with 80s ENUFF!!!

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$60

  In support of Friends of the Arena (FOTA), we are hosting another annual major fundraising event at The Cove! Last year was a huge success and this year plans to be even more! There will be a 50/50 draw, silent auction, buffet and show by Kingston's Premier 80s tribute, 80s Enuff! Book you tickets today, they are going fast! 80s Enuff, Kingston's "premier party band", has a single mission during their live performance: to lift the mood of its…

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June 2019

AMANDA SORENSEN (Country)

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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Amanda will be performing with her musical partner for a celebration for a local couple...

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

June 2 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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YOUNG PETTY STONES

June 8 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$50

https://youtu.be/f9BaipmovFo Young Petty Stones brings together four musicians who share a deep respect for the most sacred of rock ‘n roll. This is music from the boys who gave you The Night is Young: The Music of Neil Young, Four Petty: The Music of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, The Rolling Stones Rock & Roll Revue and Early Bird: A Nod to the Music of Eagles! All members sing! Featuring Seamus Cowan on bass (Spoon River, Bullmoose, The High Dials, Tom Savage, Miss Emily), Jason Kent on guitar/keyboards (Sunfields,…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

June 9 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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BROCK ZEMAN (Folk/Rock/Blues, Lanark)

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada
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When it comes to storytelling, Brock Zeman is a master craftsman. The Canada-based singer-songwriter has spent the past 12 years carving and chiseling Americana soundscapes, drawing from roots-rock and alternative country. But what separates Zeman from his contemporaries isn't a willingness to speak truth – it's his unwillingness to conform to the rules of Nashville and the traditional framework of genre. What gives Zeman's stories force isn't that he's just singing a narrative – he's living it...

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LOGAN BROWN & TAYLOR ANGUS (Acoustic Soul, Perth)

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 15, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada
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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…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

June 16 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

June 23 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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GRANT FULLERTON (Formerly of LIGHTHOUSE, Blues/Rock, Toronto)

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada
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$10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=60qggTSrocc   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. Charismatic and always the epitome of a rock star;  One of Canada's premiere guitarists, Grant Fullerton began his professional career…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

June 30 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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CANADA DAY PRE-PARTY with TURPIN’S TRAIL (Folk/Celtic/East Coast, Kingston)

June 30 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$50

  Turpin's Trail is the Kingston-based Celtic/Folk quintet of Chris Murphy, Steve Jon McLurg, Brian Flynn and Noal St.Amand.. Having played concerts and festivals across Ontario, Turpin's Trail has shared the stage with artists such as Murray McLauchlan, J.P. Cormier, and Leahy. Tight harmonies and acoustic instrumental accompaniment (guitar, mandolin, banjo, Irish Bouzouki, ukulele, Bodhran) bring out the beauty and energy in their original songs and their creative interpretations of songs drawn from Celtic, folk, bluegrass, and popular music genres.…

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July 2019

HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

July 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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TONY SILVESTRI (Classic Rock Keyboard Master, Belleville)

July 13 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VeBFJTSbUEY Tony Silvestri is an accomplished performer/songwriter in Ontario, Canada, who welds a variety of rock and alternative styles to create a unique musical experience. Tony is known for encompassing a broad range of genres in his performances, being influenced by a full spectrum of talented musicians such as Radiohead, Steely Dan, and Jeff Buckley. He has been performing for live audiences for more than 15 years.

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

July 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

July 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

July 28 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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August 2019

LOGAN BROWN & TAYLOR ANGUS (Acoustic Soul, Perth)

August 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on June 15, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on August 3, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G1X0 Canada
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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…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

August 4 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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THE BROKEN HEARTS SONGWRITER CIRCLE with Cowan, Savage + Wright

August 4 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

An intimate evening with some local troubadours of poignant songwriting. 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. Call 613.273.3636 for Reservations

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

August 11 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

August 18 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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TIM MOXAM (Original Rock/Folk, Toronto)

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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  Tim Moxam refuses to rest. A full-time Carpenter, his quietly dazzling folk-pop arrangements reflect the tireless patience, precision, and quality he brings to his work. And when his work day is done and he starts to sing, the only sensible thing to do is listen. Marlborough Hall, Moxam’s brilliant second full-length album, is the hotly anticipated follow-up to 2016’s Soft Summer, which yielded CBC radio chart-toppers ‘Meant to Be’ and ‘Harvest for the Queen’, while building on the 2013 global breakthrough…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

August 25 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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THE GOODNIGHT IRENES (Folk, Kingston)

August 30 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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The Goodnight Irenes are a longtime musical collaboration between friends and songwriters Jon McLurg and Chris Morris, now with a new name. Chris Morris is a folk singer based in Kingston, Ontario. His music and high-energy performances encompass folk and other traditional genres from the Delta to Dylan, the plantations to the Appalachians, the Mississippi to beyond the Great Lakes. Folk, blues, roots, alt-country, singer-songwriter, bluegrass, spirituals – it’s all blended together and performed with a captivating intensity that will…

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September 2019

HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

September 1 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

September 8 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

September 15 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

September 22 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

September 29 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
+ Google Map

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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October 2019

HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

October 6 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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HEAD OVER HEELS on the Patio

October 13 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 13, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) Bask in the sunshine with amazing entertainment! Kingston's Kevin Head is an accomplished singer, songwriter, musical director and actor. Formerly from Nova Scotia, where he still has close ties, and once called "The Original Salt Cod Cowboy", Kevin toured extensively throughout the Maritimes with bands, theatre troupes and as a solo performer/singer, songwriter. He has performed in shows with Valdy, Charlie Major, The Rankins, Gowan, opened a cross-Canada tour for Chris DeBurgh, acted on…

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BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN, WESTPORT ANNOUNCES 2018/19 LINE-UP

Choose The Blues Productions in co-operation with The Cove Inn, Westport is pleased to announce the 2018/19 LINE-UP for Blues On The Rideau @ The Cove – our 14th year! In memory of Diane Leduc Doran this year’s Series is being dedicated to her.

BOTR @ The Cove is now recognized as one of the premier Blues Series in the country featuring some of Canada’s best Blues, Soul and R&B artists (all Juno, Maple Blues Award, Western Canadian Music Award and/or Quebec Lys Blues Award winners/nominees). The Cove venue is friendly and intimate located in a beautiful 140 year old country inn in one of the most scenic villages in eastern Ontario – Westport – located on the shores of Upper Rideau Lake on the historic Rideau Waterway (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) – only a 1.5 hour drive from Ottawa, 45 minutes from Kingston, 2.5 hours from Syracuse, 3 hours from Toronto and Montreal.

There are 9 shows this season including one 2 Night Stand – Jack de Keyzer in January. All shows take place from 7-11 pm. The ticket price remains the same – for the fifth year in a row – $65 (plus HST). That includes a delicious full course buffet dinner, dancing, door prizes and a chance to win 2 Grand Prizes at the end of the season. Proceeds from each show go to support different local charities. To date $68K has been raised for the Westport community and the goal is to raise at least another $5K this season.

  • September 28 – From Hamilton: STEVE STRONGMAN BAND (Raw, powerful Blues Rock)

  • October 19 – From Toronto: SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGAR  (Fabulous Soul Blues with beautiful harmonies)

  • November 16 – From Toronto: THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS (Big time Blues, Soul & R&B from 6 members from 2 of Canada’s most famous Blues bands)

  • January 18 & 19* – From Toronto: JACK DE KEYZER BAND (Canada’s King of the Blues guitar. One of BOTR’s favourites. *2 Night stand)

  • February 15 – From Montreal: DAWN TYLER WATSON & THE BEN RACINE BAND (Winners of the 2017 International Blues Challenge – great Blues, Soul & R&B)           

  • March 22 – From Montreal – RIA REECE BAND (More great Blues, Soul & R&B)

  • April 19 – From Peterborough & Niagara: RICK FINES & SUZIE VINNICK w. BAND (2 of Canada’s best Roots/Blues artists together on one stage)

  • May 10 – From Ottawa: WICKED GRIN (High energy get-up-and-dance rockin’ Blues!)

Full details on the Series including the artists’ Bios, links to their websites and YOU TUBE videos – plus the charities that are being supported this year – can be found at www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca  More info on The Cove at www.coveinn.com

Advance reservations are required for all shows and can be made at The Cove, by phone 1-888-COVEINN 613-273-3636 or email info@coveinn.com  Well priced accommodation is available at The Cove and nearby B&B’s and a motel but book well ahead. All the beds in Westport usually sell out on BOTR nights.  

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

For more information contact:

James Doran, Choose The Blues Productions, 613-574-0086  james@choosetheblues.ca

Seamus Cowan, Manager, The Cove Inn, Westport ON 613-273-3636  info@coveinn.com