Tuesday, 20 March 2018

C'Mon SUMMER!!!!!

Turning the clock ahead, to Summer (it's coming, really! 😎) Mr. Head and I are pretty thrilled to be playing at this year's "Kemptville Live Music Festival" on Thursday, July 19. For me this will be my very first festival, so it's kind of a big deal - they have quite a line up for this event and we are especially looking forward to catching the amazing Dawn Tyler Watson's set later that night, she's an incredible vocalist and performer - we're huge fans, and the headliner that night is Downchild! You can check out all the Festival details here: https://www.kemptvillelivemusicfestival.com

Monday, 12 February 2018

Love is in the Air!

It's that time of year again....Valentine's is this week!  Who doesn't love LOVE? We have a couple of gigs coming up this weekend.  This Friday, Mr. Head and I are at the RCHA Club in Kingston. We don't often get to play Kingston, and we also have the awesome Zak Colbert joining us on bass - with is an extra special treat for us. Swing by the RCHA between 9:00pm - Midnight and catch a few tunes.

Saturday night, we're at the Glen House Resort on the 1000 Islands Parkway just east of Gananoque. It's a lovely, old-fashioned resort on the shore of the St. Lawrence.  They are offering a Valentine's dinner special Saturday, and we'll be there to serenade the diners and provide a little mood music. Check us out between 7pm-10pm.

Until then, do what you LOVE, LOVE what you !

Thursday, 4 January 2018

Happy New Year!!

Hope everyone had a spectacular holiday season!  Mr. Head and I took the opportunity to get a little stuff done around the house, and work on some new tunes for the repertoire.  Looking forward to a busy 2018!

To kick off the new season, thought we'd post some new photos taken by the most awesome Mark Gommer.  Mark is often found behind the lens at live music shows and we were just thrilled at how he captured our performance at the Greavis Gathering at Blu Martini back in November.  Such a great event in hour of Mavis Livingston and Greg Richmond - two of the Kingston Music scenes most dedicated supporters. Also great to be joined by Ian Kojima on sax. 

Our first gig of the New Year is this Saturday, January 6th at The Cove Country Inn in Westport. So looking forward to seeing folks again this year. Please come up and say hi!  See you soon!

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

When Words Fail, Music Speaks...

We had an amazing time at the Whitehorse concert last Thursday. Wow. The songwriting, the performance...so inspiring.  If you haven't checked out Whitehorse (Luke Doucet and Melissa McLelland) get to your iTunes now. Really great Canadian duo, really great music.

Had a lovely time at The Cove on Saturday - I get the weekend off this week as Mr. Head is performing with the Bob Robertson Trio.  See you soon!  


Friday, 17 November 2017

Music is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

Mr. Head and I had such an amazing time last Sunday afternoon at "A Greavis Gathering" at Blu Martini! Local Musician Derrick Claridge did an amazing job herding all of the kingston musical cats - in honour of two of YGK's most devoted Live Music supporters; Mavis Livingston & Greg Richmond aka GREAVIS.  So much amazing live music - and so awesome to finally hear some folks we never get to see, cuz we're usually working.  It was an honour to be included in this lineup and a treat to have sax-man extraordinaire Ian Kojima join us for a couple of songs! Thanks Ian!

Mavis and Greg you are so very deserving of this recognition, always a treat to see your smiling faces in the crowd. Thanks for all you do to #SupportLiveMusic.

TONIGHT - Friday, November 17 one of my favourite local artists; Heather Haynes is exhibiting her amazing art installation "The Wall of Courage" in the Firehall Theatre in Gananoque.  Mr. Head and I along with a stellar roster of Gananoque musicians will be performing an evening of music in conjunction with the"Wall of Courage" Art Exhibit.  Admission is $10 and all proceeds go to the "Worlds Collide" charity https://www.worldscollideafrica.com.  

If you are in the area - please consider checking out the show, and Heather's incredibly moving portraits! Big Thanks go to Jeff Montgomery for putting this evening together - hope to see you all there! #MusicintheCommunity

Friday, 10 November 2017

TGIF thoughts...

There are few songs in the world as universally loved as this one.... when I was a little girl it was the song that made me want to become a singer...
I still get goosebumps and choked up every time I hear it...every. single. time.

Friday, 3 November 2017

Long time no see!

It's been a wee while since our last post.  Time sometimes gets away from us.  After the amazing "Between the Lines" show at The Cove Inn, we took a little break and spent some time over in Ireland visiting a friend, seeing the sights, sampling the whiskey AND of course checking out the music.  Mr. Head even got to sit in on few jams, and we played an impromptu set in the piano lounge at the Abbeyglen Castle Hotel in beautiful Clifden on the West Coast.  A fun and fabulous family run property...imagine if The Cove Country Inn was an Irish Manor house.  We were away for two weeks and now it's back to the regular grind :-)  

Gigs tend to slow down this time of year, but we do have a few dates coming up...

November 12 - we'll help celebrate the dynamic duo of Mavis Livingston & Greg Richmond - two tireless supporters of Kingston's live music scene. Lots of music at "A Greavis Gatherine" at Blu Martini.

November 25th - After you've enjoyed the annual Westport Santa Claus parade - come in from the cold and let us warm you up with a few tunes in The Cove Country Inn Lounge.

We do have a few open dates between now and Christmas if you're looking for some Live music for your holiday party - it's more affordable than you think - feel free to contact us!

In the meantime - we hope to see you at one of our gigs! And thanks for supporting us!

Wednesday, 6 September 2017

Time FLIES When You're Having Fun!!

Wow it's been a busy few weeks - time to catch up the ol' blog -  August 25th's gig at Confederation Park for the Limestone City Bluesfest was an absolute blast - big thanks go out to Gord McRae, Zak Colbert and Rick Flanagan who helped to make our Head over Heels Bluesfest debut so awesome - it was a pretty big deal for Miss V to step up and belt out a few bluesy numbers with a full band - and no rehearsal!  

Well done! After that gig we drove up to the lovely Holiday Country Manor in beautiful Battersea where we experienced the privilege of playing for a listening audience - so cool! Very grateful to our gracious hosts Jeff & Core for having us - the food is awesome! It's a beautiful drive, and Jeff and Core are working hard to build something special there - check it out sometime!

One of the things we love about playing at The Cove Inn is the lovely folks we get to meet, and get to know over the years.  The Bosman family often come out to our gigs on the patio on their motorcycles and so we were absolutely delighted to have been part of Nick & Megan's big day this past Labour day weekend.  It was a first for us as we've never been a "wedding gift"before!! Lovely to be there and play a few tunes for them! What a Gorgeous bride and groom and a beautiful family - big thanks to Nick's parents Helga and Rob for asking us!! We wish them all the best and we look forward to seeing them again at The Cove someday soon! #loveandmusic

Finally, Hard to believe another Labour Day is behind us, the kids are back in school....our Sundays on the patio The Cove Country Inn for 2017 are drawing to an end...As much as we love Fall, it's always a little sad for us as we say good bye to the regulars and new friends who will be closing up their cottages and heading home, and some of the young staff heading back to school...we've been having such a great time with you allπŸ™ - ok before I get too sappy here - We DO still have 3 more Sundays to go... Miss V and I will be back at the Cove - on the patio if weather permits or inside in the Lounge from 12:30-3:30pm - come out and say hi, and stay for a few tunes - we'd love to see you. In the meantime - Stay Cool & Keep Warm....

Friday, 11 August 2017

Check us out in The Humm!

Well no sooner were the words out of my mouth than up popped the article on The Humm's website! It's a wonderful free publication highlighting businesses and artists (visual, musical, creative) in the Ottawa Valley. We're super thrilled they did this piece, on little ol' us 😊 (Thanks Georgia & Seamus!). 

Music Music and More Music....

Got to check out two of our favourite performers, Rick Fines and Suzie Vinnick last weekend.  Two of the loveliest, talented and sincere people you'll ever meet - they put on  an amazing show.  Picked up a copy of Suzie's "Me n' Mabel" CD too - brilliant! Since our show at the Glen Lawrence Golf Club this Friday is being postponed... Head and I will head down to Joel Stone Park in Gananoque to catch The Whiteleys (Ken Whiteley, Jenny Whiteley Music, and more!) in concert by the waterfront - we try to support as much live music as we can when we are not working!  

SUNDAY, Kev and I will spend the afternoon in our favourite spot, The Cove Country Inn patio from 12:30-3:30pm. (Oh and while you're at the Cove, pick up a copy of the awesome free August edition of theHumm and check out the little piece they did on us 😊 - it's pretty exciting for me, V - gotta send a copy home to Mom) I'll post it as soon as the e-copy is up.  Only a couple more weeks til our Sunday residency will come to an end for the summer - so we are savouring every moment!

We're also looking ahead to bookings in the fall and winter - if you think our repertoire will suit your event, or venue, give Mr. Head a call (613) 539-4323 or shoot us an email and we'll be happy to come play for you.  Hope to see you along the way - please be sure to come up and say Hi!


C'Mon SUMMER!!!!!

Turning the clock ahead, to Summer (it's coming, really! 😎) Mr. Head and I are pretty thrilled to be playing at this year's "K...