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Live Music with Miss Emily feat. Guest Opener Frank Ryan

July 29, 2021 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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One event on July 30, 2021 at 4:00 pm

$80
The Return of MISS EMILY! Miss Emily is back at The Cove on Thursday July 29th and Friday July 30th, featuring special guest opener Frank Ryan. An $80 ticket gets you dinner and the show.
In the 1990’s a 12 year-old Emily Fennell was making her way around Southern Ontario, singing at county fairs and winning competition after competition. She was literally finding her voice. While the other young vocalists were dazzling crowds with standards like “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” or “I Will Always Love You,” Emily was stunning judges and audiences into silent amazement with K.D. Lang’s version of the Patsy Cline song “3 Cigarettes and an Ashtray”. That song choice and her spellbinding performance of it, says almost all you need to know about the woman who would become Miss Emily. She is never predictable and always willing to take a risk.

Her music spans genres, crosses barriers and creates bridges. Her voice soars to emotional heights and reaches down into the grittiness of the soul. Her performances are foot-stomping, heart-wrenching adventures in rhythm, blues, jazz and rock and roll. For 15 years Miss Emily has captivated listeners across Canada, the US and the United Kingdom with her unique combination of passion and talent.

That passion and talent was cultivated by an unparalleled work ethic. It began with playing night after night after night in bars and nightclubs where she learned her trade and gained a loyal following. Later, she graduated to regional theatres and starred in several Broadway-style shows. This willingness to step outside her comfort zone and learn new techniques paid off by giving her opportunities to become a regular at large outdoor venues like Ottawa Bluesfest. Then, in 2011 in front of 25,000 people outside the tiny town of Bobcaygeon she opened for The Tragically Hip and began a relationship that would change the direction of her career.

Miss Emily’s new record takes the listener on a tour of her experiences and musical influences under the guidance of The Hip’s Gord Sinclair as producer/co-writer/bass player and bandmate Rob Baker as lead guitarist/co-writer.

In Between featuring Gord Sinclair and Rob Baker is the fifth album from Miss Emily. It’s a record that beckons the listener to walk with her as she soulfully strolls the humid streets of Memphis, wanders across the jazz-cool avenues of New York City or dances through raucous and funky block parties in Motown.

One listen and you’ll be compelled to join Miss Emily, Gord Sinclair and Rob Baker on a journey that reveals the vast emotions of love, loss, joyful redemption and everything, In Between…

She has just released her newest album – Miss Emily Live at the Isabel which was recorded at the Isabel Bader Theatre over the course of the last few year to sold out audiences! She also won 3 Maple Blues Awards in Toronto in February, an incredible feat for this undeniably powerful vocalist and performer!

With Special Guest Opener: FRANK RYAN, amazing soul singer/guitarist from Kingston! Angelic voice!

Doors 4pm
Dinner 5pm
Show 6pm
$80 + HST + Gratuity Delicious Dinner & Show
Reservations only
Call 613.273.3636
thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com
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The Cove Inn
2 Bedford St
Westport, Ontario K0G 1X0 Canada
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(613) 273-3636
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