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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 thecoveinnwestport@gmail.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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September 2020

HEAD OVER HEELS (Acoustic Folk/Blues/Jazz Duo, Gananoque)

September 27 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30pm on Sunday, repeating until October 11, 2020

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) 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 stage with the late Denny Doherty, and…

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SPENCER SCHARF (Folk Roots/Blues Flatpicking, Ottawa)

September 28 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 5:00pm

One event on October 19, 2020 at 5:00pm

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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https://youtu.be/1jROwsEJhdM “You know the Blues; it makes me feel alright,” sing the rich and smooth tenor vocals of Ottawa-based Spencer Scharf. His versatile Folk and Blues sound can be heard on a variety of musical instruments: 6-string, 8-string and 12-string guitars, a resonator, cigar box, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, piano/keyboards and hard driving harmonica. Spencer’s ability to read the crowd gets him invited back to many venues and private events, as he chooses melodic and intricate instrumentals, belting Blues, or anything…

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October 2020

NOLAN HUBBARD (Original Acoustic Folk/Pop, Gananoque)

October 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on September 19, 2020 at 5:00pm

One event on October 2, 2020 at 5:00pm

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cOpMR8vNoPY The story of Nolan Hubbard is a story of travel and motion. It’s about a years-long, continent-spanning adventure of self-discovery and self-improvement that he continues on to this day in pursuit of his dreams. It’s about the unstoppable compulsion he has to learn and experiment artistically. Above all, it’s about taking souvenirs from the people and places he has visited and integrating them into the stylistic core he developed back home. Home is the small Ontario town of…

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HEAD OVER HEELS (Acoustic Folk/Blues/Jazz Duo, Gananoque)

October 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 11, 2020

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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Please Generously Tip Our Musicians

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) 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 stage with the late Denny Doherty, and…

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SPENCER SCHARF (Folk Roots/Blues Flatpicking, Ottawa)

October 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on October 5, 2020 at 5:00pm

One event on October 19, 2020 at 5:00pm

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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Please Generously Tip Our Musicians

https://youtu.be/1jROwsEJhdM “You know the Blues; it makes me feel alright,” sing the rich and smooth tenor vocals of Ottawa-based Spencer Scharf. His versatile Folk and Blues sound can be heard on a variety of musical instruments: 6-string, 8-string and 12-string guitars, a resonator, cigar box, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, piano/keyboards and hard driving harmonica. Spencer’s ability to read the crowd gets him invited back to many venues and private events, as he chooses melodic and intricate instrumentals, belting Blues, or anything…

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HEAD OVER HEELS (Acoustic Folk/Blues/Jazz Duo, Gananoque)

October 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 11, 2020

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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Please Generously Tip Our Musicians

HEAD OVER HEELS (Gananaoque, (Vocal/Guitar Duo) 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 stage with the late Denny Doherty, and…

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MIKE TREMBLE (Acoustic Rock, Toronto)

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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https://www.facebook.com/miketremblemusic/videos/292088258823258/ Mike Tremble is a blues/country rock solo artist from Toronto. Covering hit songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s+ from such artists as Eagles, Otis Redding, Van Morrison, James Taylor, John Denver, Neil Young and more!

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SPENCER SCHARF (Folk Roots/Blues Flatpicking, Ottawa)

October 19 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on October 5, 2020 at 5:00pm

One event on October 19, 2020 at 5:00pm

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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Please Generously Tip Our Musicians

https://youtu.be/1jROwsEJhdM “You know the Blues; it makes me feel alright,” sing the rich and smooth tenor vocals of Ottawa-based Spencer Scharf. His versatile Folk and Blues sound can be heard on a variety of musical instruments: 6-string, 8-string and 12-string guitars, a resonator, cigar box, banjo, mandolin, ukulele, piano/keyboards and hard driving harmonica. Spencer’s ability to read the crowd gets him invited back to many venues and private events, as he chooses melodic and intricate instrumentals, belting Blues, or anything…

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Blues on the Rideau SAMANTHA MARTIN TRIO

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 7:00pm

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$70

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSadtJxqATc August 5, 2020   BLUES ON THE RIDEAU AT THE COVE INN, WESTPORT ONTARIO  ANNOUNCES NEW “COVID FIGHTER” FALL 2020 SERIES   BOTR @ The Cove had to cancel the last 3 shows of the 2019/20 Season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like everyone we were hoping things would be back to semi-normal by now and the 2020/21 Series would be able to proceed. Sadly that hasn’t happened yet. Given the COVID-19 Safety Protocol measures still in effect there…

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Blues on the Rideau SAMANTHA MARTIN TRIO

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on October 24, 2020 at 7:00pm

The Cove, 2. Bedford St.
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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$70

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZSadtJxqATc August 5, 2020   BLUES ON THE RIDEAU AT THE COVE INN, WESTPORT ONTARIO  ANNOUNCES NEW “COVID FIGHTER” FALL 2020 SERIES   BOTR @ The Cove had to cancel the last 3 shows of the 2019/20 Season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Like everyone we were hoping things would be back to semi-normal by now and the 2020/21 Series would be able to proceed. Sadly that hasn’t happened yet. Given the COVID-19 Safety Protocol measures still in effect there…

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BLUES ON THE RIDEAU

THE COVE INN * WESTPORT ONTARIO

 

2020 FALL SERIES 

COVID-fighter edition * Our 16th season

 

DINNER & SHOW FUNDRAISERS IN SUPPORT OF LOCAL CHARITIES

GREAT “SIT & LISTEN” BLUES, SOUL & R&B

CANADA’S BEST ARTISTS * 2 SHOWS PER ENGAGEMENT

 

September 18 – RICK FINES & SUZIE VINNICK     (photo)

Matinee Lunch & Show 1-4 pm (On the Patio if weather is nice – inside if not)

Dinner & Show 7-10 pm

PROCEEDS TO WESTPORT LIBRARY

 

October 23 & 24 – SAMANTHA MARTIN TRIO     (photo)

Dinner & Show both nights 7-10 pm

PDIROCEEDS TO THE RUBY GLAND FOUNDATION

 

November 13 & 14 – HOROJO TRIO     (photo)

Dinner & Show both nights 7-10 pm

PROCEEDS TO WESTPORT FOOD BANK

 

Shows subject to change due to COVID restrictions or other unforeseen circumstances.

Check with The Cove closer to the date to confirm

 

FULL COVID SAFETY PROTOCOIN EFFECT AT ALL SHOWS 

MASKS REQUIRED TO ENTER * 50 PERSON CAPACITY 

2 METERS BETWEEN TABLES * NO DANCING

 

$70 (plus HST)

Includes full course mealshow, door prizes and donation to charity

 

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED * CALL THE COVE 613-273-3636

 

AND IF YOU CAN’T BE THERE IN PERSON – TUNE IN TO THE 

LIVE BROADCASTS ON THE BLUES ON THE RIDEAU YouTube CHANNEL  

DONATIONS GRATEFULLY APPRECIATED

 

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