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MUSICwestport just 3 weeks away! Sky’s the Limit! MUSICwestport is back and the 2016 edition will rock your socks! With new bands and returning favourites, a fresh new venue, a street festival, kids zone, and a special kick-off event, the sky’s the limit for our 10th year of music.
You’ve all been waiting…
19 August: Kick-Off Party featuring MonkeyJunk
Limited tickets $20 – The Cove
20 August: MUSICwestport Open Air Music Festival
FREE! – Two Outdoor Stages in Westport – Street Festival
WAC is the proud home of MUSICwestport. The annual free outdoor music festival is our flagship and most popular event attracting locals and visitors from far and wide—and that includes the musicians too! We continue to grow the festival but strive to maintain our roots and mission to bring music to our village and all those that join us over the weekend.
August 19 to 20, 2016 at 6 pm
Event location :
MUSICWestport Festival Aug 15/16
8th ANNUAL MUSICwestport FESTIVAL
A free outdoor music festival with 2 stages, 8 groups, The 3rd Annual VOICE
of the RIDEAU Amateur Vocal Competition and WAC Street Fair!
Supported by local businesses, residents and generous citizens.
MUSICwestport KICK OFF PARTY @ THE COVE
H’SAO (Montreal/Chad, Afro Soul R&B)
Drawing from gospel, traditional African music, as well as their Chadian
roots, H’sao display clear soul, pop, and R&B influences. All the members
of this Montréal afro-pop group are singersongwriters; elements of their
various influences are smoothly blended with African rhythms to create
fresh songs in a unique style. Masterful a capella singing sets them apart
on the vast soundscape of world music.
SPRING STREET STAGE (7 Spring St.) 12:00-5:00pm
Mikey & The Reelers (Westport/Toronto, Fishing/Comedy)
Kevin Warren East West Project (Montreal, Modern Jazz)
Drumhand (Toronto, World Music/Percussion)
Alex The Folk Band (Orillia, Folk)
THE COVE STAGE Sponsored by JAKE by the LAKE (2 Bedford St.) 10:00am-6:00pm
3rd Annual THE VOICE OF THE RIDEAU Amateur Vocal Competition
Bob Burtch Bluegrass (Seeley’s Bay/Cornwall, Bluegrass)
Abrams Brothers Songs
(Listen to Bob at 4min 30sec with the Abrams Brothers)
Krief (Montreal, Indie Rock)
Miss Emily feat. Emily Fennell (Kingston, Soul/Pop)
New Country Rehab (Toronto, Indie Country)
FREE ADMISSION…Thanks to local businesses and supporters!!!
For more information visit the MUSICwestport website.