Acoustic Act of the Year
Female Vocalist of the Year
Michael Jerome Browne
The 18th edition of Virée Blues Boréale presents
Blues Delight is highly talented and seasoned bluesmen. On stage, arrangements and interpretations of the highest quality, just like on the albums, can be expected: smoky, rhythmic Blues sung with spirit and sophistication by an authentic voice, then, the strings and brass interweave in a frenzied succession that strikes a highly dynamic music, inducing an irresistible urge to move.
After the two successful albums which gathered positive comments from the critics, “Rock Island Line” (2007), then “Open All Night” (2009), Blues Delight calls for a third celebration of upscale totally original blues where guitars, slide guitar, harmonica, saxophones and voice perfectly blend, musically and emotionally … “Working On It”, launched in May 2013. A Southbound breakthrough is also to be expected, considering the very positive comments from a Minnesota Blues radio station and then from another in Florida.
OR... maybe just have a good time playing the Blues. Simple!
4th Thursday each month @ 8 pm
Terry will open each evening with a set of his music then the guest will follow with a set of their music. Each will accompany the other. Don’t miss a single one.
The Georgian House special musical menu has something fresh and delicious for all budgets.
And - just so you know...we pack 'em in for this event, so come in early if you want a good table.
Redbone’s career first gained momentum in the early ‘70s when Bob Dylan sought him out at the Mariposa Folk Festival. In a Rolling Stone interview, Dylan mentioned that if he ever started a label, Redbone would be the first artist he wanted to record. Most folks were introduced to the man during his network debut on Saturday Night Live in 1976, where he showcased his indelible version of “Walkin’ Stick.” In a year typified by amplified arena rock, Redbone’s intimate, low-key delivery proved to be a jolting antonym. Since then he’s played numerous talk shows, and functioned as a favorite guest of Johnny Carson.
If there is one common element to Redbone’s diverse music it’s his mastery of his acoustic guitar. It is easy to get lost in his stage exploits (which often gravitate between vaudeville and performance art) and overlook what a truly fine player he is – finger picking with a ragtime bounce of jumping between chords with the grace of a hurdler. (Maybe the analogy should be with the grace of a card shark, because he makes it look so effortless it can often be deceiving.)
- Mark Braud – trumpet
- Charlie Gabriel – clarinet/alto sax
- Clint Maedgen – tenor sax
- Freddie Lonzo – trombone
- Rickie Monie – piano
- Joe Lastie – drums
- Ronell Johnson – tuba
- Ben Jaffe – tuba
For the third season in a row, despite higher costs and inflation, the price for these nights is staying the same - $60 (plus HST) which includes a delicious all-you-can-eat buffet served up by The Cove, the Show, dancing and a donation to charity. Being able to hold the price is due in part to the support of our new Sponsor – Dan Aykroyd Wines DanAykroydWines.com – for which we are very grateful and we welcome them on board. 101.9 DAWG FM Ottawa www.dawgfm.com also continues as a Sponsor and again, we are very grateful for their support.
RICK FINES & SUZIE VINNICK w. BAND
Musical friends for over 20 years, fabulous songwriters (they’ve both won International Songwriting Awards), great singers (Suzie has won the Maple Blues Award for Best Female Vocalist 6 of the past 10 years!) and excellent guitarists. Either one of these artists is worth the price of admission - together they’re dynamite! Their 4th visit to The Cove.
PROCEEDS TO FRIENDS OF FOLEY MOUNTAIN
PROCEEDS TO RIDEAU WATERWAY LAND TRUST
THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS
PROCEEDS TO WESTPORT’S RIDEAU VISTA & ST. EDWARD’S ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
DAVID ROTUNDO BAND
PROCEEDS TO RIDEAU DISTRICT MUSEUM & WESTPORT IN BLOOM
Book ahead – most shows sell out in advance
1-888-COVE-INN or (613) 273-3636
Well-priced accommodation available at the Cove and nearby B&Bs
More information including bios, YOUTUBE & song samples of the artists at