More info including artists’ Bios, links to their websites and YOU TUBE videos at www.BluesOnTheRideau.ca
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Well priced accommodation available at The Cove, nearby B&Bs and motel
Westport is a beautiful historic town on the Rideau Waterway - a 90-minute drive from Ottawa, 45 minutes from Kingston.
BLUES ON THE RIDEAU is produced by Choose The Blues Productions www.choosetheblues.ca
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A NEW monthly Dinner & Show Fundraiser Series
Blues At The Farm
The Winchelsea, 1567 County Rd 31, Winchester ON
All ages, so bring the whole damn fam!
We’ll have CDs and t-shirts for sale and a measly $8 to get in!
On August 28, the Mascot Label Group will celebrate the vibrancy of the Cray Band’s rocking rootsy blues, soul-filled ballads and timeless R&B with the release of “4 Nights of 40 Years Live”. Through clips of concerts from the ‘80s and four recent shows, the evolution from the Cray Band unfolds. Comments by Cray and band members add depth. And interviews with Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmie Vaughan and Buddy Guy put the band in perspective. The 3-piece set will be available in a variety of formats – 2 LPs + Mp3, 2 CDs + DVD, Blu-Ray + 2 CDs and digitally.
The multimedia “4 Nights of 40 Years Live” is a testament to the band’s longevity and vitality. The '80s concert footage is exuberant and shows the charisma of Young Bob (a reference in song that Cray makes to himself in homage to Muddy Waters calling himself Young Muddy) as a guitarist, vocalist and band leader. The live performances at recent concerts capture seasoned musicians bringing a vivid, illustrative past into the moment. Cray’s Stratocaster solos sing, cry and take on the funk. His voice has grown richer and wiser yet remains sweet.
Sunday, September 3; 2 pm – 10 pm
This is our NINTH year! We love doing it so it's safe to assume that we shall keep on doing it until we can’t.
Tickets have been selling well since May. Space is limited so it's vital that you call/email NOW to RSVP if you want to experience this magical concert with us. You can show up at 'the gate' (cash only) but call/email ahead of time to ensure that there will be room for you. We don't want to turn anyone away but, seriously, space is limited and we want everyone to be comfortable for this all-day affair.
NOTE: Please give us the full names of everyone in your RSVP. This is especially important because it helps everything to run much more smoothly when you check in at the entrance.
Suggested MINIMUM donation of $35 per person includes concert, food, soft beverages. Children 12 and under are free. Proceeds after expenses go to ECOJUSTICE.
Looking for accommodation? The Clarion Hotel & Conference Centre in Fort Erie is holding a limited number of rooms for our attendees at a significantly reduced rate for both Saturday and Sunday. This is the last long weekend of the summer and rates are elevated everywhere so we're extremely grateful to the Clarion for their fabulous support over the last few years. We urge you to take advantage if you can and RSVP... do it soon because they are holding a limited number of rooms until August 17.
Visit CONCERT FOR PEACE because the site has ALL the details including contact information and this year's world class performers. Don't hesitate to call/email if you have any questions or concerns.
Michael & Louise Pickett
Ross Stonham Promotions Double Bill