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BLUES ON THE RIDEAU @ THE COVE INN

Westport, Ontario, Canada


A Dinner & Show Fundraiser Series in support of local charities once a month from October to May featuring some of Canada's best Blues bands


2014/15 LINE-UP

Our 10th anniversary Season


October 24

From Vancouver, BC

HARPDOG BROWN 

www.harpdogbrown.com



From Vancouver - A great harp player & singer/songwriter who’s been playing the Blues for over 30 years. A Juno Award nominee and Muddy Award winner. Joined for this show by 2 members from Downchild! His first visit to The Cove.

Proceeds to PROCEEDS TO THE WESTPORT LIBRARY
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"Whiskey Bottle"

Audio clip: "Whiskey Bottle"

from "What It Is"
Click for Review of the Show

 


November 21


From Toronto

Fathead

 www.fathead.biz


From Toronto - one of Canada’s most decorated Blues bands - 2X Juno Award and multiple Maple Blues Award winners over their 21+ year career. Funky, soulful and fun! Their 4th visit to BOTR @ The Cove.

Proceeds to WESTPORT FOOD BANK
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"Lay It On The Line"


Audio clip: "When Did You Ever"
from "Fatter Than Ever"


 

January 23

JACK DE KEYZER

www.jackdekeyzer.com

From Toronto - Canada’s King of the Blues guitar backed by his dynamite band. A 2X Juno Award and 7X Maple Blues Award winner. Even the Prime Minister and his wife are fans! A real crowd favourite, Jack’s 6th visit to The Cove.

Proceeds to FRIENDS OF FOLEY MOUNTAIN
"From Blues on the Rideau at the Cove Inn"

Audio clip:"Party" from "Electric Love"



February 20-21

From Toronto

THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS

www.downchild.com / www.fathead.biz

From Toronto - 5 members from Downchild plus Teddy Leonard on guitar. All have won Junos and/or Maple Blues Awards. Big band, big time Blues. Their 3rd year in a row at BOTR @ The Cove - this time they’re here for 2 nights.

Proceeds to the
WESTPORT’S RIDEAU VISTA &
ST. EDWARD’S ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

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"Kansas City / Ain't Got No Home / Roberta"

Audio clip:

"Crawdad Hole"

 

March 20

From Toronto

PAUL REDDICK

www.paulreddick.ca

From Toronto - 7X Maple Blues Award winner, Juno & Blues Music Award nominee singer/songwriter/harp player who has been entrancing audiences for over 30 years. Canada’s “Poet Of The Blues”. His 5th visit to The Cove.

Proceeds to the RIDEAU WATERWAY LAND TRUST
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"From Blues on the Rideau at the Cove Inn"


Audio clip: "One Way Trip"
from "Rattlebag"


 

April 17

From Toronto

PAUL JAMES BAND

www.pauljamesband.com
From Toronto - an outstanding performer/singer/songwriter and guitarist with a veteran band who plays Blues, R&B and Rockabilly as good as it gets. Winner of the Maple Blues Lifetime Achievement Award and a Juno. His first visit to BOTR.

Proceeds to EASTER SEALS CAMP MERRYWOOD
Audio clip: "Gotta Gimmee Some Of It"
from "Rockin' The Blues"

May 8 & 9
*2 night stand* 

From Toronto

DAVID ROTUNDO BAND

www.davidrotundo.com 




To close out our 10th Anniversary season - a singer/songwriter and superb performer who blows harp like a man possessed. David is arguably the most popular artist to have ever played BOTR @ The Cove - his 7th visit!

Proceeds to the RIDEAU DISTRICT MUSEUM &
WESTPORT IN BLOOM
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"I've Got To Move" from Blues On The Rideau
at The Cove show November 2010



Audio clip: "Thinking And Drinking"
from "No Looking Back"

       



Produced by CHOOSE THE BLUES PRODUCTIONS www.choosetheblues.ca
 in co-operation with THE COVE INN, Westport Ontario www.coveinn.com 
Sponsored by 101.9 DAWG FM Ottawa www.dawgfm.com
and DAN AYKROYD WINES www.danaykroydwines.com


Our Sponsors


Ottawa/Ontario

Perth/Rideau Lakes

 

DINNER & SHOW $60

  (plus HST)
Buffet Dinner at 7pm and show at 8:30pm

ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIREDc

Book early - most shows sell out in advance

CALL THE COVE (613) 273-3636 or 1-888-COVE-INN


**Download 2014 / 15 Season poster here**


*Artists and dates subject to change.

Check our website or call The Cove for updates

The Cove Inn www.coveinn.com is located in the beautiful town of Westport on the historic Rideau Waterway -
a 45 minute drive northeast of Kingston, 1.5 hours from Ottawa, 3.5 from Montreal and 4 from Toronto.
Well-priced accommodation available at The Cove and nearby B&B's.

Learn more about Westport by visiting:
www.explorewestport .com


**Click here for PREVIOUS SEASONS**

THE COVE INN IS LOCATED IN THE BEAUTIFUL TOWN OF WESTPORT ON THE SHORES OF UPPER RIDEAU LAKE
A 45 minute drive from Kingston, 1.5 hours From Ottawa, 4 from Toronto and 3.5 from Montreal

Click on Google Map for Directions

THANK YOU to all those who make these special nights possible
* Owners Terry & Mary, Seamus Cowan, Manager Maureen Price and all the great staff at The Cove Inn
* Diane Leduc-Doran for website and assistance
Jeff Cowan Graphics
Westport Review Mirror and The Wordsmith Printing
Noah Sullivan, Sound
* Toronto Blues Society, Ottawa Blues Society, Kingston Blues Society
* The local and regional Media for their coverage
* All the great musicians who have played here
* And of course – the wonderful audiences who buy tickets and support the Shows.

BLUES ON THE RIDEAU is produced by Choose The Blues Productions, Kenmore, Ontario

If you are interested in having LIVE blues at your venue or corporate event contact us – we can help.