Featuring some of Canada's best acoustic blues artists at

THE COVE INN, Westport, Ontario

Only a 45 minute drive from Kingston, 1.5 hours from Ottawa

DINNER & SHOW - 7 to 11 pm

$35 with advance reservations, $40 at the door, space available

Well priced accommodation available at The Cove and nearby B&B's

Reservations (613) 273-3636 or 1-888-COVE-INN

July 11



Kicking off the Acoustic Blue Mondays Series at The Cove is Canada's "King Of The Blues", Jack de Keyzer - singer, songwriter, producer and one of the best Blues guitarists on the planet. Jack has won 2 Juno Awards and 7 Maple Blues Awards over his 30+ year career. He plays blues, funk, soul, swing and jazz equally well and is brilliant on both electric and acoustic guitar. "One of the most experienced and expressive blues players in the country" Roger Levesque, Edmonton Journal. For this Show Jack is joined by his long time bassist and friend Maple Blues Award winner Alan Duffy.

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July 25



From Toronto via Texas, Chicago and Jamaica. A great blues, jazz, R&B, soul and reggae singer/songwriter with powerhouse vocals and a rich musical past. Bold and brassy, classy and sassy! She's performed with hundreds of famous artists over her career including Sam Myers, Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Chuck Mangione, Junior Watson, Jack de Keyzer and many, many more. Former winner of the Maple Blues Award for Best New Artist Of The Year and nominee for Female Vocalist Of The Year. Accompanied by veteran jazz and blues guitarist Mitchell Lewis for this Show.

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August 8


What a fabulous double bill! Two of Canada's best known and best loved Blues artists. Each of them have their own successful solo careers as singers / song-writers / guitarists but together they achieve a magical chemistry. Suzie has been nominated for a Juno and won multiple Maple Blues Awards (Female Vocalist, Bassist and Songwriter Of The Year) as well as 1st place at the International Songwriting Competition. Rick is a multiple Maple Blues Award nominee and has won Songwriter Of The Year as well as taking 1st place at the International Songwriting Competition.

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August 22

Saskatchewan born, Gatineau raised and now living in Montreal Roxanne Potvin is one of Canada's most dynamic young singer/songwriter/guitarists. She plays it all - classic blues, jazz, rock, folk, country and pop - and makes it all sound deliciously enjoyable. A former Juno Award and multiple Maple Blues Award nominee her new album "Play" is eclectic and diverse and getting a lot of attention. Roxanne is accompanied by one of Canada's most versatile and in demand session guitarists (regular and lap steel) - Toronto's Christine Bougie.
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