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Lonesome Ace Stringband Live at The Cove

November 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$60

The Lonesome Ace Stringband returns to the Cove Inn on November 12th from 6-10pm for a dinner and show performance.

The Lonesome Ace Stringband brings grit, skill and abandon to old-time, Appalachian folk songs and fiddle/banjo tunes. These are songs and tunes for life and all of it’s occasions: festivals, dances, wars, parties and funerals. The music comes from a tradition that has inspired and brought together generations of people. It’s themes – love, loss, hard work and hardship, faith, and everyday life – speak to everyone. The members are Chris Coole on banjo, John Showman on fiddle and Max Heineman on bass. Together they bring a deep respect for the roots of the music, a keen sense of innovation to the performance and material, and a passion for the sound that transcends both. This is old-time music for today’s old soul.Their debut album, “Old Time”, was recorded in 2014, and was met with critical acclaim from the folk, old-time, and bluegrass community. In 2016, the band recorded their sophomore album “Gone For Evermore”. Heading into the studio, the group’s goal was to capture the feel, energy and narrative of their live playing. Since 2008, LAS has held a weekend residency at Toronto’s legendary Dakota Tavern. Often performing 10 sets of music in a weekend, the band has developed the kind of instinctual rapport, that only comes from seasoned musicians logging many hundreds of playing hours together.Chris Coole is a cracker-jack banjo picker who has been on the old-time and roots music scene for going on 20 years. He has taught at banjo workshops and camps internationally. Coole has released several albums under his own name and with the Foggy Hogtown Boys as well as numerous collaborations with a variety of great roots musicians including Arnie Naiman, Erynn Marshall, Ivan Rosenberg and David Francey. His vision, musicality and great knowledge of the music are the driving forces of “Old Time”.John Showman is known as one of Canada’s finest fiddle players, a strong and versatile musician best-known for his work with the Foggy Hogtown Boys, New Country Rehab and Creaking Tree String Quartet. His love of traditional fiddle music is palpable everywhere on “Old Time” and he brings the music to life with inspired playing.

$60 + HST + Gratuity per person – Delicious Served 3-Course Dinner & Show
Doors 5pm
Dinner 6pm
Show 7pm
Reservations Only!!! COVID Protocols in effect. Proof of Double Vaccination upon entry.
Call 613.273.3636 or Email thecoveinnwestport@gmail.com for Reservations. Tables of 4 or more preferred for Maximum Safe Seating due to 1/2 normal Capacity.
Thank you for safely and responsibly supporting live music events at The Cove!

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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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