Roselawn Theatre, 296 Fielden Ave., Port Colborne, ON
Friday, November 14 @ 8 pm; Tickets: $25 Adult $20 Senior/Student
Multi award winning JUNO nominee Michael Pickett established himself as a musically ground-breaking, electrifying singer/songwriter/harmonica player in the ‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s (Whiskey Howl, Wooden Teeth, Michael Pickett Band. Mike Branton made a name for himself as a young guitar prodigy evolving into a triple threat: inventive improvisational soloist, original singer, and songwriter. Together they are a powerhouse and this night they will be supported by The Mighty Duck Blues Band, a collective of award winning veteran players.
Friday November 14 - John Primer
Saturday Nov 15 – The Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer
Saturday Nov 22 - Studebaker John & The Hawks
Friday November 28 - David Gogo
Saturday Nov 29 - Tony D + Musical Guests
Raoul & the Big Time
Jack de Keyzer
Big Dave McLean
Michael Jerome Browne
Dawn Tyler Watson
Joel Johnson Band
Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne
Lindsay Beaver (The 24th Street Wailers)
Matt Sobb (MonkeyJunk)
Sam Harrisson (Paul DesLauriers Band)
Tom Bona (Raoul and the Big Time, Soulstack)
Alec Fraser (Fraser/Daley)
Greg Morency (Paul DesLauriers Band)
Keith Picot (Brandon Isaak)
Omar Tunnoch (Fathead)
Downchild - Can You Hear the Music (Linus Entertainment) Producer: Don Walsh
JW-Jones - Belmont Boulevard (Blind Pig Records) Producer: Tom Hambridge
Raoul and the Big Time - Hollywood Blvd (Big Time Records) Producer: Raoul Bhaneja
Steve Hill Solo Recordings Vol. 2 (No Label Records) Producer: Steve Hill
Michael Jerome Browne
The Jazz Co-op is a newly formed group of some of Ottawa's best jazz musicians who have come together to pool their talents and music. Each member of The Jazz CO-OP is a composer and leader in their own right. Together we bring our original compositions and experience to form a unique jazz collaboration and experience for the audience.
Peter Hum - Piano
Tim Bedner - Guitar
Joe Hincke - Bass
Mike Essoudry - Drums
Her career has seen triumph after triumph. Among her most recent successes: achieving finalist status in the Solo/Duo Category at the 2013 International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN; winning 2 X 2012 Maple Blues Awards for Best Acoustic Act and Female Vocalist, being named 2012 Sirius XM Canada Blues Artist of the Year.
Despite cost increases, the price for these nights remains at $60 per person (the same as the past 3 years). That includes a delicious full course buffet dinner, the show and dancing. Proceeds from all BOTR nights go to support different local Westport charities. The Series has raised over $50,000 for the community over the past 9 years and the goal is to hit another $5K this season.
Blues On The Rideau is produced by Choose The Blues Productions www.choosetheblues.ca in co-operation with The Cove Inn www.coveinn.com and is sponsored by 101.9 DAWG FM in Ottawa www.dawgfm.com, LAKE 88.1 in Perth/Rideau Lakes www.lake88.ca and DAN AYKROYD WINES www.danaykroydwines.com.
PROCEEDS TO THE WESTPORT FOOD BANK
January 23 - JACK DE KEYZER BAND www.jackdekeyzer.com
From Toronto - Canada's King of the Blues guitar - 2X Juno Award and 7X Maple Blues Award winner. His 6th visit to The Cove!
PROCEEDS TO FRIENDS OF FOLEY MOUNTAIN
February 20 & 21 - THE HOGTOWN ALLSTARS
From Toronto - All stars indeed - 5 members from Downchild plus Teddy Leonard on guitar - all Juno and/or Maple Blues Award winners!
PROCEEDS TO WESTPORT’S RIDEAU VISTA & ST. EDWARD’S ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
From Toronto - 7X Maple Blues Award winner and a Juno & American Blues Music Award nominee. A wonderfully talented singer/songwriter & harp player.
PROCEEDS TO RIDEAU WATERWAY LAND TRUST
April 17 - PAUL JAMES BAND www.pauljamesband.com
From Toronto - A singer/songwriter/guitarist with a 40+ year career and a great veteran band who plays Blues, R&B and Rockabilly as good as it gets.
PROCEEDS TO EASTER SEALS CAMP MERRYWOOD
May 8 & 9 - DAVID ROTUNDO BAND www.davidrotundo.com
From Toronto - A superb singer/songwriter and harp player and an excellent performer. Arguably the most popular band to every play BOTR - his 7th visit!
PROCEEDS TO RIDEAU DISTRICT MUSEUM & WESTPORT IN BLOOM
More information including downloadable Schedule, links to band websites, sample songs and YOU TUBE videos can be found at www.bluesontherideau.ca
DINNER & SHOW $60
7 to 11 pm for all shows
ADVANCE RESERVATIONS are required
Book early - most BOTR nights sell out in advance!
CALL 1-888-COVE-INN or (613) 273-3636
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