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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.

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.

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2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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June 2019

RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

June 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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July 2019

RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

July 3 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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HENRY NORWOOD (Classic Country, Perth)

July 5 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HENRY NORWOOD Henry Norwood is a 19 year old singer/songwriter from Perth Ontario. His first passion was baseball until he held a guitar and began taking guitar lessons at the age of nine. At 11 years old, Henry began performing on stages around the Ottawa Valley and beyond. His own music has been influenced by a deep love and respect for traditional country music. His first original song Another Bottle Another Day won a Top 4 finish out of over…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

July 10 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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HENRY NORWOOD (Classic Country, Perth)

July 20 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HENRY NORWOOD Henry Norwood is a 19 year old singer/songwriter from Perth Ontario. His first passion was baseball until he held a guitar and began taking guitar lessons at the age of nine. At 11 years old, Henry began performing on stages around the Ottawa Valley and beyond. His own music has been influenced by a deep love and respect for traditional country music. His first original song Another Bottle Another Day won a Top 4 finish out of over…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

July 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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MORGAN DAVIS (Master of Acoustic Blues! Nova Scotia)

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$10

Master of Traditional Country Blues with a humorous angle. Former David Wilcox band member. International Electro-fi Recording Artist, JUNO and Maple Blues Award Winner. Don't miss this incredible solo one-night stand! For 45 years Morgan Davis has been on the road travelling across Canada, the United States and Europe. His performances draw from a rich tradition of country blues, as well as his own contemporary songs infused with wit and a large dose of humour. Originally from Detroit, Davis grew…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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August 2019

THE BROKEN HEARTS SONGWRITER CIRCLE with Cowan, Savage, Wright + Zeman

August 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 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. 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. Call 613.273.3636 for Reservations

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

August 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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MUSICwestport KICK OFF PARTY with THE STEADIES

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$60

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LrYWMQvPink 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 THE STEADIES coming back, it will be as good as it gets! Biggest dance party ever at the 2018 festival! Don't miss it, book early. $60 + HST Buffet + Show. Call The Cove for reservations 1.888.COVE.INN. THE STEADIES The Steadies take the explosively popular Top 40 sound and…

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13th Annual MUSICwestport FREE OPEN AIR FESTIVAL

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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***SHOW TIMES ALL SUBJECT TO CHANGE*** MUSICwestport, the annual free open air music festival is our flagship and most popular event attracting locals and visitors from far and wide—and that includes the musicians too! We continue to grow the festival but strive to maintain our roots and mission to bring music to our village and all those that join us over the third weekend in August of every year. FREE Admission. Donations Appreciated. Thanks to all of the local businesses and sponsors! Fri.Aug.16.2019…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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TONY SILVESTRI BAND (Classic Rock, Belleville/Kingston)

August 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

Let's Rock to the Best in Classic Rock - The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Supertramp, Elton John, Steely Dan, Stevie Wonder, Chicago, Boston, Jethro Tull, Cream, Jimi Hendrix and so much more! They play those tunes you know but you haven't heard many bands play before! These guys have the pedigree and the stamina. They are a hell of a show and they keep getting better! Soon, we won't be able to keep the doors on the bar because they will…

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September 2019

RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

September 4 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

September 11 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS SOLO

September 19 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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  https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10159054105410464/?q=jazz%20night%20spencer%20andy%20seamus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UZPdW5EpSA https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10160234994680464/ JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO The Cove Inn hosts one of the most original and memorable Live Music Experiences you'll have! The Popular Spencer Evans Trio with Andy Love on drums, Seamus Cowan on bass and Spencer Evans on piano, clarinet and vocals has proven a formidable three performing all styles of music to huge crowds of all ages. The party has been going for over 21 years now! Join us for dinner too... The…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS SOLO

September 26 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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  https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10159054105410464/?q=jazz%20night%20spencer%20andy%20seamus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UZPdW5EpSA https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10160234994680464/ JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO The Cove Inn hosts one of the most original and memorable Live Music Experiences you'll have! The Popular Spencer Evans Trio with Andy Love on drums, Seamus Cowan on bass and Spencer Evans on piano, clarinet and vocals has proven a formidable three performing all styles of music to huge crowds of all ages. The party has been going for over 21 years now! Join us for dinner too... The…

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October 2019

RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS SOLO

October 3 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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  https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10159054105410464/?q=jazz%20night%20spencer%20andy%20seamus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UZPdW5EpSA https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10160234994680464/ JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO The Cove Inn hosts one of the most original and memorable Live Music Experiences you'll have! The Popular Spencer Evans Trio with Andy Love on drums, Seamus Cowan on bass and Spencer Evans on piano, clarinet and vocals has proven a formidable three performing all styles of music to huge crowds of all ages. The party has been going for over 21 years now! Join us for dinner too... The…

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RACK ‘n TUNES + OPEN MIC with Shawn McCULLOUGH

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 9, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$15

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gAT6IWggmkg   Guitar player/singer/alternative lyricist Shawn McCullough helps you break up your week and give you a little social fix. Shawn has played and toured with Canadian Country star Jason McCoy (The Roadhammers) and has been a part of Telecaster supergroup The Telebastards featuring Steve Piticco, as well as a member of DoubleBack with Wade Foster and John Wilberforce. He is highly in demand as a session musician and sideman for his incredible skill, wit and stage presence. He has a solo record to…

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JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS SOLO

October 10 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Thursday, repeating until October 10, 2019

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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  https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10159054105410464/?q=jazz%20night%20spencer%20andy%20seamus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UZPdW5EpSA https://www.facebook.com/doulajen/videos/10160234994680464/ JAZZ NIGHT with SPENCER EVANS TRIO The Cove Inn hosts one of the most original and memorable Live Music Experiences you'll have! The Popular Spencer Evans Trio with Andy Love on drums, Seamus Cowan on bass and Spencer Evans on piano, clarinet and vocals has proven a formidable three performing all styles of music to huge crowds of all ages. The party has been going for over 21 years now! Join us for dinner too... The…

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Blues on the Rideau with THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS (Toronto)

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$70

Big band, big time Blues! Unquestionably one of the favourite bands to play this Series over the years – back for their 6th visit - this time around for a 2 Night Stand! No wonder – the Allstars consist of 6 of the most talented, veteran Blues artists in the country with over 300 years of playing experience in total. 5 of them come from Canada’s legendary Downchild Blues Band - Chuck Jackson (vocals & harmonica), Michael Fonfara (keyboards), Pat…

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HALLOWEEN SPOOK PARTY with YOUNG PETTY STONES: A Nod to TOM PETTY, NEIL YOUNG & THE STONES

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 7:00pm

The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$50

Because of last year...Halloween was too much fun! Join together in your ghoulish best as we celebrate the creepiest night of the year! The Cove will be completely decked out as a haunted Victorian house. This year's theme is "Celebrate the ghosts of Woodstock's Past". Dress up in your favourite Woodstock 1969 rock star! There will be prizes for best costume and more...Do the monster mash! Bringing together four musicians who share a deep respect for the most sacred rock 'n…

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November 2019

Blues on the Rideau with SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGAR (Toronto)

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$70

Born in Edmonton, now a resident of Toronto Samantha Martin and her band Delta Sugar played BOTR at The Cove for the first time last October and blew the doors off the place. That’s why they’ve been invited back this season - this time for a 2 Night Stand. Their debut CD “Send The Nightingale” received major international airplay when it came out in 2015 and earned her 4 Maple Blues Award nominations (she was nominated for another 4 this…

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Blues on the Rideau with SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGAR (Toronto)

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$70

Born in Edmonton, now a resident of Toronto Samantha Martin and her band Delta Sugar played BOTR at The Cove for the first time last October and blew the doors off the place. That’s why they’ve been invited back this season - this time for a 2 Night Stand. Their debut CD “Send The Nightingale” received major international airplay when it came out in 2015 and earned her 4 Maple Blues Award nominations (she was nominated for another 4 this…

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March 2020

Blues on the Rideau with DAVID GOGO (Nanaimo, BC)

March 20, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$70

Here’s another famous Canadian Blues Rock guitarist/singer/songwriter who is long overdue to play BOTR. Born and raised in Nanaimo, BC at age 15 David got to meet Stevie Ray Vaughan backstage at a concert in Victoria and after hearing him play SVR encouraged him to pursue a career in the Blues. He did, formed a band, and very soon was opening for artists like Johnny Winter, Buddy Guy, Albert Collins, Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, George Thorogood and many other Blues…

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May 2020

Blues on the Rideau with DAVID VEST (Victoria, BC)

May 8, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Cove, 2 Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$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…

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BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN, WESTPORT ANNOUNCES 2019/20 LINE-UP

Choose The Blues Productions in co-operation with The Cove Inn, Westport is pleased to announce the 2019/20 LINE-UP for Blues On The Rideau @ The Cove – our 15th year!

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 12 shows this season including three 2 Night Stand – Hogtown Allstars in October, Samantha Martin in November and Jack de Keyzer in January and a December show with MonkeyJunk as well! All shows take place from 7-11 pm. The ticket price increases – the first price increase in 5 years – $70 + 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. A portion of proceeds from each show go to support different local charities. To date $74K has been raised for the Westport community and the goal is to raise over $5K this season.

  • September 13 From Hamilton HARRISON KENNEDY & BAND (Soul/Blues/Roots male vocalist) www.harrisonkennedy.ca

  • October 11 & 12* From Toronto THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS (Big time Blues, Soul & R&B from 6 members from 2 of Canada’s most famous Blues bands, *2-night stand) http://www.garykendall.com/Bluestime/THAS.htm

  • November 15 & 16* From Toronto SAMANTHA MARTIN & DELTA SUGAR (Fabulous Soul Blues with beautiful harmonies, *2-night stand) www.samanthamartinmusic.com

  • December 13 From Ottawa MONKEYJUNK (High powered Blues/Funk/Roots/Rock) www.monkeyjunkband.com

  • January 17 & 18* From Toronto JACK DE KEYZER BAND (Canada’s King of the Blues guitar. One of BOTR’s favourites. *2 Night stand)

  • February 21 From Stratford BILL DURST BAND (Blues hard & heavy in the style of ZZ Top) www.billdurst.com

  • March 20 From Nanaimo, BC DAVID GOGO BAND (Here’s another famous Canadian Blues Rock guitarist/singer/songwriter) www.davidgogo.com

  • April 17 From Kingston MISS EMILY w. BAND (Soul/Blues/Jazz/Rock Queen of Kingston) www.themissemily.com

  • May 8 From Victoria, BC DAVID VEST w. BAND (Authentic, Southern-bred dynamite boogie-woogie piano player, old style Blues shouter vocalist and consummate entertainer) www.davidvest.ca

 

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

Maureen Price or Seamus Cowan, Managers, The Cove Inn, Westport ON 613-273-3636 thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com

POLICY FOR 2019/20

FOR CANCELLATIONS, REDUCTIONS OR NO SHOWS TO RESERVATIONS FOR

BLUES ON THE RIDEAU SHOWS

 

PLEASE NOTE! AND REMIND CUSTOMERS WHEN THEY RESERVE

 

You will be required to give your credit card number plus phone number and/or email address when you make your reservations.

 

Your card will not be charged at the time of reservation. You pay the night of the show.

 

You have until one week (7 DAYS) prior to the show to cancel or change the number of spots you have reserved for and/or your rooms – at no charge.

 

The Cove will also continue its policy of calling or emailing everyone who has reserved in advance one week prior to the upcoming show as a reminder.

 

If you do not notify The Cove that have to CANCEL or REDUCE the number of reserved spaces on your reservation AT LEAST ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE SHOW – or if you are a NO SHOW the night of the Show – then YOUR CREDIT CARD WILL BE CHARGED THE FULL AMOUNT for the number of spots you have reserved.

 

However – understanding that sometimes unforeseen things come up at the last minute which can cause a cancellation – and in the spirit of good will – if this happens we will CREDIT you the full amount that your card has been charged FOR A FUTURE SHOW in 2019/20 (on a space available basis – Advance Reservation still required). We will  do this on a ONE TIME BASIS ONLY..After that, if it happens again, your card will be charged and there will be no credit for a future show.

 

We are introducing this Policy due to the large number of last minute cancellations and No-Shows we have experienced on BOTR nights over the years. It is simply not fair to the people who would like to attend the Show but have been turned down because we have a full house reserved only to find on the night of the show that there are extra spaces because of late cancellations and No-Shows. And the loss of revenue from this is not fair to Choose The Blues Productions or The Cove Inn who have to cover all the fixed expenses regardless.

 

Bottom line: If you aren’t SURE you can make the show – or if you aren’t sure some of your party can make the show – then CALL AND CANCEL AT THE LATEST ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE SHOW  – or your credit card will be charged.

Fair? More than fair we think. Thank you for your understanding.