Entertainment Lineup

For 2017

Updated: May 29 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Opening Day is Friday, June 16, 2017

Open June 16 - 18 for Father's Day Weekend

Then 7 Days a Week as of Friday, June 23 until Sunday, September 3!

Music starts at 9 pm on Band Nights

Sidewinder

Friday, June 16, 2017

Updated: May 09 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Sidewinder

Come kick off Summer of 2017 and join us for Opening Night with Sidewinder, a Premiere Valley Band, with Glen Getz, Terry and Brian Mask, Barry Recoskie and Shawn Lynch. So put on your dancing shoes and come out for this fantastic night of entertainment. You won't be disappointed!

$10 cover

Rich Martel

Sunday, June 18, 2017

Updated: May 28 17
 Created: May 09 17

Come treat your dad this Father's Day!

Delicious dinner special with Rich performing solo!

5 to 8 pm

No cover

The Rockerfellas

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Updated: May 09 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Leader and bassist Grant Thompkinson delivers an almost lead guitar style bottom and is well complimented by drummer Tom Martel, Peter Brown on keyboards and Larry Church on guitar. An extremely versatile group with years of musical experience ... a great dance band!

Check out their website here.

$8 cover

North of NoWhere

Friday, June 30, 2017

Updated: May 10 17
 Created: May 22 16

North of Nowhere

A local band lead by the powerful vocals and rhythm guitar of Kevin Foley. They pick the songs you want to hear from The Hip to Johnny Cash, Matchbox 20 etc. Always a full house and a party when these guys show up.

$8 cover

Jayson & Rick Bradshaw

Saturday, July 1, 2017

Updated: May 12 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Come celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday with us!!

Jayson Bradshaw is back for another matinee, alongside his father, Rick Bradshaw. Enjoy the show then head to town to enjoy the Fireworks!!!

3 to 7 pm - No cover

Liam Lloyd Duo

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Updated: May 28 17
 Created: Jun 03 16

Born & raised in Pembroke, Ontario, Liam cut his musical teeth in and around the upper Ottawa Valley. After making the move to Ottawa, he quickly became one of the busiest professional musicians in the nation's capital. Liam's signature blend of singing, intricate guitar-work and beat-boxing lends itself to a live show that promises to captivate!

$8 cover

Intensity

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Updated: May 10 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Intensity is a local Barry's Bay band that has been around for many years delivering the best in Classic and New Rock. Versatile band members, great harmonies, charismatic musicians and rock for all generations! Randy Sernoskie on lead vocals and bass, Chantal Sernoskie on keys and vocals, Barry Recoskie on lead guitar and vocals and Dwayne Brotton on drums and percussion. So come out and be ready to rock!

$8 cover


Rich Martel & Friends

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Updated: Jun 24 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Born & raised in Windsor, Ontario, Rich has been a valley boy since the age of 15 and is no stranger to the music scene here! Joined by friends playing a mix of pretty much everything, it will be a dancing good time!

$10 cover

JAZZY BLUES SUNDAY!

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Updated: May 29 17
 Created: May 30 16

Featuring Sammy & The Jaguars

4 to 8 pm

Back by popular demand. Sammy and the Jaguars are a trio that dares to play a lot of original material with a good amount of interesting covers thrown in. A good time guaranteed.

$5 cover (kids are free!)

Mumbo Jumbo

Saturday, July 29, 2017

Updated: Jun 02 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Like a blast or Mardi Gras in the summer, this versatile and talented foursome keep the dance floor packed. If one word could describe this band it would have to be rhythm... you just can't sit still when they are playing. Put on your beads and Carnivale clothes and come move!

$10 cover

No Idea

Friday, August 4, 2017

Updated: May 28 17
 Created: May 10 17

The boys of No Idea will be up north cottaging on Lake Purdy. However in true “No Idea” fashion they can’t put down their guitars and will be opening up the festivities at the Bent Anchor for the C O Blitz weekend. Come out and enjoy a diverse range of pop, rock, country and reggae music, and above all be ready to dance!

$5 cover

2nd Annual C.O. Blitz
Talent Show

Saturday, August 5, 2017

Updated: May 10 17
 Created: May 23 16

Show off your unique skills or musical talents this summer at The Bent!

There will be two divisions: Under 18 and Over 18.

Prize for the best performance in each!

Call or drop in to sign up at the Bent Anchor!

CO Blitz
Evening Entertainment

Sunday, August 6, 2017

Updated: Jul 20 17
 Created: May 30 16

Enjoy the day's activities at C O Blitz then come on over & enjoy great musical entertainment for the evening!!

Restricted after 9 pm

$10 cover

Mya Stein

Updated: Jul 20 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Getting the music started is Miss Mya Stein at 3 pm! Guaranteed this local tween will melt your heart while she gets your toes tapping to all your favorites songs, new and old! Mya recently recorded her first cover CD titled, Multiplicity. All CD proceeds will be donated to St Frances Memorial Hospital and Sophie's Fight! Come out and support her musical journey.

Updated: May 28 17
 Created: May 31 16

Craig playing guitar

Ryan O'Connor

4 to 7 pm

Originally from Montreal, Ryan has called the Madawaska Valley his home base for the last four years. Playing a mix of Folk, Reggae, Roots and Rock n' Roll, his original songs draw influence from the many Canadian places he's explored and he's also guaranteed to play some favourites to get your feet moving and hips shaking!

Updated: Jun 02 16
 Created: Jan 01 70

Five members of Odd Man Out

Odd Man Out

7 to 10 pm

Jason Deroche, Jeanette Tubby, Jason Malinowski, and Terry Mask bring you a collection of recognizable crowd favorites that are sure to get your fingers tapping and your feet moving. Always a crowd favourite, this is one night you don't want to miss!

Updated: May 09 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Rob Foreman and his stand-up bass

Sidewinder

10 pm to 1 am

Headlining our C.O. Blitz show this summer, the boys will be certain to entertain!!

North of NoWhere

Friday, August 11, 2017

Updated: May 28 17
 Created: May 09 17

The boys will be back for the mid-August warmup!


$8 cover

JAZZY BLUES SUNDAY!

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Updated: May 29 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Tom's Red Wagon

4 to 8 pm
The Valley's Most Excited Band!

Purveyors of Blues, Country, Old-Time Rock 'n' Roll and everything in between for over a hundred years. Brought to you by Grady & Tom Franey (Timber Tom), Bill Green (Cork), Wayne Dagenais (Shakey), and the washboard stylings of Jude Crossland.

$5 cover (kids are free!)

Rocktree

Saturday August 19, 2017

Updated: Jun 24 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Tim LaRiviere, Andrew Smith, Rich Martel and Tom Martel Jr. have been playing the local and surrounding areas for years. Come rock with old friends and meet new ones, join Rocktree for an enjoyable evening of rock and roll from the classics to the present. Also featuring special guests: Tina Turley & Barry Markle a duet you don't want to miss!

$8 cover

Sparklesaurus

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Updated: May 10 17
 Created: May 09 17

Born & raised in Madawaska Valley, Felicity DeCarle brings her Ottawa-based, four-piece band who plays glitter-infused living room dreampop. Their music pairs the emotional rawness of garage with the lush tonalities of glam, set in a low-lit, carpeted living room. In the past year and a half since their inception, they have gained considerable traction in the Ottawa music community and surrounding areas and will also be performing at Ottawa's Bluesfest this summer! They will be opened by Potential Red, a Post-Punk/New Wave group originating from Ottawa, Ontario. Containing the perfect mixture of 70's Punk and 80's Morose.

$8 cover

Casey & Company

Friday, September 1, 2017

Updated: May 29 17
 Created: May 29 17

The trio led by Casey Schroeder and flanked by Ricky Schroeder and Mike Britton, Casey and Company provide a terrific blend of new and classic country along with classic rock that everyone can enjoy. Fresh out of Golden Lake, they’re ready to make their debut at the Bent Anchor!!!

JAZZY BLUES
SATURDAY!

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Updated: May 29 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Featuring Fran Pinkerton & Peter Brown

4 - 8 pm
A mix of bluesy and classic Jazz!

No cover

Thin Ice

Sunday, September 3, 2017

Updated: May 29 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Thin Ice playing at the Bent Anchor

Closing off the season and the Long Weekend we have Thin Ice. Still alive and kicking. This local foursome have been playing their own blend of rock, rhythm and blues for over a quarter of a century in the Madawaska Valley. Although they play covers of other bands' songs, it is rare to hear a song played the same way twice.
$7 cover

Also at the Bent Anchor

Relaxed Patio Dining

Updated: May 24 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Check out our 2017 menu! All of your favourites with some delicious new items to enjoy!

Summery salads, burgers and buns, wraps and snacks and new delicious dinner options!

For reservations, call 613-756-9558.

Maggie II River Cruises

Updated: Jun 02 17
 Created: Jun 03 16

The Maggie II

The Maggie II is an Ottawa River tugboat, re-purposed for cruising the Madawaska River system.

Walk-in Tours

A one hour cruise departing Wednesdays at 4 pm, Saturdays at 11:30 am, Sundays at 3 pm - walkin times subject to cancellations please call ahead to reserve your seat! (other days available by chance or reservation)

North towards Kamaniskeg Lake to the mouth of Chippawa Bay or South past Madonna House, through Nageek Lake to the mouth of the York River.
$25 per adult or $10 for children

Charter Tours

Book a cruise to celebrate a special occasion, view cottage properties from the water or do a little fishing.
Charter Tours can accommodate up to 20 people.
$150 for the first hour
$100 for each additional hour

Call 613-756-9558 to book your tour.

Updated: May 09 17
 Created: May 23 16

Thursday is Karaoke

Updated: May 30 16
 Created: Jan 01 70

All Day Wing Specials!!

Karaoke every Thursday evening around 9 pm.
Music will play if you just feel like coming to hang out for the evening!!

Friday is Fish Night

Updated: May 09 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Fish Night is Back!

Mary’s Fried or Grilled Fish starting at 5 pm.
Reservations are strongly recommended.

Saturday Night is Band Night

Updated: May 09 17
 Created: Jan 01 70

Don't miss Mary's delicious Dinner Specials!

Reservations recommended.

Sunday Jazz Matinees

Updated: May 23 16
 Created: Jan 01 70

Occasional Sunday Jazz Matinees

Check the Schedule!