Blues at The Cove Series 2023/24 (SEE FULL ROSTER AT BOTTOM!!!)
Did you say Blues at…The Cove? Yes! Well, you knew that! For 17 incredible years of music, laughter, community and overall great times, Blues on the Rideau has been one of the longest running Blues music series in Canada!
Thanks to the team of James Doran and his wife Diane Leduc-Doran and their Choose the Blues Productions, thousands of ecstatic Blues and live music fans have flocked to The Cove Inn to enjoy evenings of all-out dancing to Canada’s greatest JUNO and Maple Blues Award winning Blues acts. We thank them for all of those years of partnership and honour them by dedicating the 2023/24 Series to them as we transition to Blues at The Cove, highlighting some of the best of the series of the years!
Imagine a warm, intimate venue setting in a historic waterside inn on the Rideau Canal featuring a tasty buffet dinner and a donation to a local charity and you have Blues at The Cove! Join us for the new season!
Call us 613.273.3636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for reservations!
18th Season of Live Blues at The Cove Inn!
Dinner, Show + Charity $100 +HST
Includes delicious full course buffet style dinner with served dessert, door prizes, dancing and donation to local charity.
Show Sets 8:30-9:30pm + 10-11pm
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
Call 613-273-3636 or email email@example.com
BOOK EARLY! – ESPECIALLY IF YOU WANT TO STAY OVERNIGHT
(Well priced accommodation at The Cove, nearby B&B, AirBnb and Westport Station Motel)
MOST SHOWS SELL OUT WELL AHEAD OF SHOW DATES. The earlier you reserve the better the choice of seating location.
We look forward to seeing everyone again soon for another GREAT season Blues at The Cove
Black Dog Inn, Westport www.whatsonwestport.ca/profile/the-black-dog-inn/
Gristmill Place, Westport www.thegristmillplace.com
Upper Rideau B&B, Westport www.urbb.ca
Lake 88.1, Perth www.lake88.ca
Perth Brewery, Perth www.perthbrewery.ca
Rosehall Run Vineyards, Wellington www.rosehallrun.com
Village Green, www.facebook.com/villagegreenltd/
Kingston Sound Works www.kingstonsoundworks.com
To keep up to date on everything at the Cove, including Blues at The Cove, please join our Mailing List www.coveinn.com/mailinglist. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you again soon and keeping in touch!
Friday, January 19 & Saturday, January 20 ***TWO NIGHTS!***
Jack De Keyzer Band (Toronto)
JACK DE KEYZER (From www.jackdekeyzer.com)
Acclaimed guitarist, singer, song writer, band leader and producer, Jack de Keyzer rarely sits still. For 46 years or roughly a couple million miles , de Keyzer has been hitting the road , air and studio to bring his brand of guitar driven blues around the globe. With 12 records, 1 DVD , 2 Junos and 7 Maple Blues Awards, de Keyzer delivers the goods wherever, whenever he performs. Playing over 100 shows a year, de Keyzer’s music is steeped in Chicago blues, London England’s (de Keyzer’s birth place) blues rock, Detroit’s Motown, Muscle Shoals deep soul, Memphis’ rock and roll, and Philadelphia’s funky soul jazz . De Keyzer knows first hand as he has played with many first generation pioneers of these sounds and styles, Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, Etta James, King Biscuit Boy and Ronnie Hawkins to name a few. His latest recording TRIBUTE (2020) features twelve rousing new original blues, rock and soul songs and pays tribute to the great blues and rock guitar masters, singers and song writers de Keyzer has been influenced and inspired by through the years. A tour de force by an artist at his peak powers. See and hear Jack de Keyzer with his incredible band on the TRIBUTE tour.
Blues at The Cove Series 2023/24
Friday, October 27, 2023
Tony D Band feat. Members of MonkeyJunk (Ottawa)
“Basically, I’m like Lightnin’ Hopkins with an electric guitar” – Tony D
Proceeds from this show go to support Westport Food Bank
Friday, November 17, 2023
Rick Fines and Suzie Vinnick Band (Niagara/Peterborough)
Proceeds from this show go to support Dick Ready Memorial Christmas Tree
at Spy Rock on Foley Mountain overlooking Westport.
Friday, December 8, 2023
Steve Marriner Band (from MonkeyJunk) feat. Jimmy Bowskill (Blue Rodeo, Brooks & Bowskill, The Sheepdogs, Toront0)
Proceeds from this show go to support Friends of Westport Library
Friday, January 19 & Saturday, January 20, 2024 ***TWO NIGHTS!***
Jack de Keyzer Band (Toronto)
Friday, February 16, 2024
River City Junction (Brockville)
Proceeds from this show go to support Kids Shinny Hockey Westport
Friday, March 15, 2024
Miss Emily (Kingston)
Proceeds from this show go to support Rideau Waterway Land Trust
Friday, April 19, 2024
Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar (Toronto)
Proceeds from this show go to support Kick in for Kids of Rideau District High School
Friday, May 10 & Friday, May 11, 2024 ***TWO NIGHTS, TBC!!!***
David Rotundo Band (Mexico/Toronto)