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MUSICwestport Kick Off Party

WAC Jaron V4


Just as popular as the festival day itself, the MUSICwestport Kick Off Party presents Jaron Freeman-Fox & The Opposite of Everything. Forget what you know about violin, Freeman-Fox reimagines boundaries and expectations and gives you no choice but to take his mutant species of music on it’s own terms. 
This event always sells out fast! Early booking is essential.
$50 + HST Buffet + Show
Call The Cove for reservations 1.888.COVE.INN.

MUSICwestport After Hours

WAC After Hours V3

Saturday, 18 August 2018

8-10pm The Cove

$10 cover

Dance into the night at The Cove after festival day! MUSICwestport After Hours presents DJ Mike Sitchon.
DJ, promoter, and all-around music lover,DJ Mike Sitchon hails from Burridge, ON via Toronto. He spent years holding down residencies at many of Toronto’s major nightclubs including The Guvernment, Phoenix and Roxy Blu, all the while promoting his own shows and DJing special events with such luminaries as Jamiroquai & Salt-N-Pepa making appearances on internationally acclaimed shows such as Electric Circus on MuchMusic! Mike has had a lot of time to develop his sound. For him, it’s all about great music and making you happy…just playing the tracks!

24 March: East Coast Kitchen Party

WAC Kitchen Party 2018 Final24 March 2018      $10      Kids Free!
1-4pm      The Cove
The WAC Fundraiser classic is back in all its East Coast, foot-stompin’ fun! With live music from The Fiddlesheads, silent auction, and 50/50 draw, it’s an occasion to pull out your fancy rain boots and bust a move for the arts. Reservations are recommended! Call The Cove to book: 612-273-3636.



PepTides V5

18 August 2017       The Cove

$50 for Buffet & Show

Reservations recommended: 613-273-3636

Get in the spirit of MUSICwestport and Kick-Off the weekend with The PepTides! The larger-than-life nine-member band from Ottawa have a pop sound with influences from funk, electronic and disco. Known for their extravagant performances with vocal harmonies, theatrical choreography and colourful visuals, we couldn’t think of a better way to start the festival! Tickets are $50 and include the show and a buffet dinner. This event always sells out so reservations are a must!


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MUSICwestport 2017

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19 August 2017

10am – 7pm


Of course MUSICwestport is back! For the 11th summer, Westport Arts Council is proud to present an eclectic mix of musicians to heat up your summer. With two outdoor stages, food, vendors, minstrels and plenty of fun for the kids, it’s the FREE afternoon you’ve come to love and can’t miss! Check out the line-up and mark your calendars for 19 August 2017!

We’re also bringing back our always-sold-out Friday night Kick-Off Party featuring The PepTides. Trust us, this is the year not to miss! Click here for more details on the Kick-Off!

Tom Savage Band

Kingston Ceili Band

Brea Lawrenson Band

Miss Emily feat. Rob Baker & Gord Sinclair

King of the Swingers

The Grace Babies

The Barrel Boys

A Fellow Ship



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