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Sunset at the Landing This Friday

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Sunset at the Landing is at the Covington Trailhead this Friday, July 16th from 6 to 9 p.m. This month features Magnetic Ear, Andrew McLean and Steel Mystique. In the event of inclement weather, the show will happen at the pavilion in Bogue Falaya Park.

Sponsored by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Covington Farmer’s Market. Bring your chairs and picnic dinners. For more information, call 985-892-1873.

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Sunset at the Landing Takes Place at the Covington Trailhead Friday

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Sunset at the Landing, rescheduled from last month, takes place this Friday at the Covington Trailhead from 6 to 9 p.m. Jerry Hess and Zac Maras perform from 6 to 7 p.m., followed by the Redwine Jazz Band for the rest of the evening. This is a temporary change of location for the Sunset at the Landing series.

New Orleans based clarinetist Ben Redwine feels equally comfortable playing Brahms or Ellington. He is devoted to the performance of new classical music and old jazz, as well as to teaching the next generation of performers and teachers.

In addition to leading his popular traditional style jazz band, the Redwine Jazz Band, Ben is a Selmer Paris performing artist, a D’Addario performing artist and a Rovner Ambassador, presenting concerts and master classes internationally. He has recorded for Mapleshade, Naxos, Vin Rouge, Big Kahuna, Antidote Sounds and AmCam record labels.

Sunset at the Landing is a free concert series brought to you by The City of Covington, the Covington Farmer’s Market and Heritage Bank of St. Tammany.

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Chillin’ at the River with Typically Booked

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The City of Covington’s free concert series for April 2021, Chillin’ at the River, continues tonight with Typically Booked at the Bogue Falaya Park. The concerts take place every Thursday evening from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Check the flyer for location. The City of Covington reminds concertgoers that social distancing and mask mandates required by the state will be observed. Chairs and refreshments are welcome.

For more information, contact the City of Covington at 985-892-1873 or email gottaluvcov@covla.com. Visit the City of Covington online at covla.com, and find them on facebook.

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Chillin’ at the River Free Concert Series Begins Tomorrow (no foolin’)

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Chillin’ at the River Free Concert series begins tomorrow, April 1st (no foolin’!) at the Covington Trailhead with John Boutte. The concert begins at 5:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m. Bring your chairs, your refreshments and your smile. Mask mandate/ social distancing in effect.

John Boutte will feature Nobumasa Ozaki on bass, Oscar Rossignoli on piano and Caleb Tokarska playing guitar. Chillin’ at the River at the Covington Trailhead Thursday, April 1, 2021. For more information about the Chillin’ at the River Series, contact the City of Covington at 985-892-1873, find them on facebook or visit www.covla.com

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Sunset at the Landing Kicks Off at the Trailhead on Friday

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The Sunset at the Landing Free Concert Series kicks off the 2021 season this Friday March 19th from 6 – 9 p.m. This month’s concert will be at the Covington Trailhead, featuring Anne Hibbs & Chris Talley from 6 – 7 pm, and the Potters Wheel from 7:15 – 9 pm.

Sunset at the Landing is brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Landing Concert Series. Admission is free, the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Social distancing and masks as per governor mandate are required.

For more information call 985-892-1873 or visit the Sunset Concert Series Facebook page.

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POSTPONED St. Paddy’s Concert at the Bogue Falaya Park with Four Unplugged March 17th

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Next Wednesday we will be Chillin’ at the River again, this time for a St. Paddy’s concert featuring Four Unplugged! The City of Covington invites you to this free concert at the Bogue Falaya Park on Wednesday, March 17th from 5:30 – 8 pm. Bring your lawn chairs and picnics, and don’t forget to wear green!

These concerts are put on to provide safe, family friendly entertainment with social distancing in mind. Enjoy the scenic sprawling landscape of our beautiful park while listening to local live music. Masks are required, sanitation and social distancing circles will be available.

About Four Unplugged

Four Unplugged is a popular local 6 piece band covering a wide variety of New Orleans seasoned music. Their sampling includes old rock ‘n roll classics, funk, Motown, dance party favorites, sing-alongs, hits from today and the always delicious slow-dance staples. They even throw in some Mardi Gras classics. Learn more about Four Unplugged at their website, www.fourunplugged.com

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“Chillin’ at the River” Free Concert Postponed Due to Weather

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The City of Covington’s free concert “Chillin’ at the River” that was scheduled for Thursday, February 11th, 2021, has been postponed due to expected bad weather. Stay tuned for updates on a rescheduled date!

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Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours – Chillin’ at the River Dec 26

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from the Cajun Troubadours‘ website

On Saturday December 26th, the City of Covington presents Grammy nominated Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours at the Bogue Falaya Park. This free concert will be from 4 – 6:30 pm. A continuation of the Chillin’ at the River concert series, guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and picnics as food and beverages will not be provided. Masks are required, sanitation and social distancing circles will be available.

These concerts are put on to provide safe, family friendly entertainment with social distancing in mind. Enjoy the scenic sprawling landscape of our beautiful park while listening to local live music. Afterwards, take a stroll around downtown Covington and visit the many unique shops and fine dining restaurants.

About Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours

From the Cajun Troubadours‘ website: “Cameron, the seven-time Cajun accordion contest winner, has now established himself as a favorite among many Cajun music fans in Louisiana. He has now recorded on three CDs; the most recent being “The Mid-City Aces” featuring Michael Dupuy and Gina Forsyth and the brand new “Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours” self titled album.
“In November of 2020, the band’s debut self-titled album, “Cameron Dupuy and the Cajun Troubadours” was nominated for a Grammy Award in the category of Best Regional Roots Music Album.”

“Twas the night after Christmas
And no cookies were left.
Cajun music filled the air
as we did the two-step!”
– Mayor Mark Johnson

Sign up for Mayor Mark’s emails at www.covla.com

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Last Chillin’ at the River Free Concert Features Boogie Falaya

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The last concert of the City of Covington’s Chillin’ at the River free local music series is this Thursday, November 12th, 2020. Featuring Boogie Falaya, concerts are 5 – 7:30 pm at the Bogue Falaya Wayside Park, 213 Park Drive in the heart of downtown Covington. Parking is free at nearby public parking oxlots and throughout the downtown neighborhoods.

Chillin’ at the River last week with Dat Band, from the City of Covington Cultural Arts & Events FB Page

For those who have made it out to any of the Chillin’ at the River concerts this fall, the Bogue Falaya Park has made a perfect setting to relax and unwind on the River while enjoying some nice local music. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, chairs and picnics as food and drink sales are not available. These free concerts put on by the City of Covington’s Office of Cultural Arts & Events provide residents and visitors with safe, family-friendly entertainment.

All concerts are weather permitting. Follow the City of Covingon on Facebook for current info. www.covla.com

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Sunset at the Landing Free Concert This Friday

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The Sunset at the Landing Free Concert Series continues this Friday October 16th, 2020 at the Columbia Street Landing (Columbia Street at the river) from 6 – 9 p.m. This month’s concert features Phil Degruy followed by Minos the Saint.

Sunset at the Landing is brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Landing Concert Series. Admission is free, the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Social distancing and masks as per governor mandate are required.

For more information call 985-892-1873 or visit the Sunset Concert Series Facebook page.

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The Days of Motown at Peter Atkins Park with the New Orleans Mystics

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The City of Covington kicks off their free concert series this Thursday with The Days of Motown at Peter Atkins Park featuring the New Orleans Mystics.

The New Orleans Mystics is a versatile singing group that performs a wide variety of Oldies, Motown, Top 40, R&B, Disco, Jazz, Rock and more. They have been grooving to Motown in America and Europe since 1972. Come on down to Peter Atkins Park (corner 28th and Tyler Street i.e. basketball goals) October 15th at 5 pm for some proper social distancing fun. Bring your chairs, your masks and your refreshments.

From Mayor Mark Johnson:

“Relationships are built on common experiences. Great communities are built on relationships. Join us for a common experience.” – MMJ

This is the first in a series of free concerts meant to replace the City’s usual “Rockin’ the Rails” with social distancing in mind. Stay tuned for updates on more free concerts in downtown Covington!

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Sunset at the Landing Free Concert This Friday

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The Sunset at the Landing Free Concert Series continues this Friday September 18th, 2020 at the Columbia Street Landing (Columbia Street at the River) from 6 – 9 p.m. This month’s concert features Fermin Ceballos from 6 – 7 pm followed by Zac Maras Band.

Sunset at the Landing is brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Covington Farmer’s Market. Admission is free, the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Social distancing and masks as per governor mandate will be followed.

For more information call 985-892-1873 or visit the Sunset Concert Series Facebook page.

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Sunset at the Landing Free Concert This Friday

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The Sunset at the Landing Free Concert Series continues this Friday August 21st, 2020 at the Columbia Street Landing (Columbia Street at the River) from 6 – 9 p.m. This month’s concert features Jude LeBlanc & Jarrod Nix opening for Big Daddy ‘O’ & Uneven Ground.

Sunset at the Landing is brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Covington Farmer’s Market. Admission is free, the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets. Social distancing and masks as per governor mandate will be followed. For more information: 985-892-1873

Sunset Concert Series Facebook page.

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This Week in Covington

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Rockin’ the Rails, the City of Covington’s free concert series in October, begins this Thursday featuring Tuba Skinny!  Hailing from New Orleans, and inspired by the early jazz and blues music of the twenties and thirties, Tuba Skinny — which consists of tuba, trombone, cornet, tenor banjo/guitar, vocals, washboard, and sometimes clarinet — evokes the rich musical history of the city.  Since forming in 2009, the band has developed a following thanks to their performances on streets and stages around the world.

Covington Farmer’s Market Every Wednesday & Saturday

The Covington Farmer’s Market takes place two times a week:  Wednesdays at the Covington Trailhead (419 N. New Hampshire) and Saturdays at the 600 Block of Columbia Street (Covington Police Department).  The Wednesday market features grab-and-go lunch items, with seating at the trailhead if you prefer to stay and eat.  Hear the sounds of the Farmer’s Market Players everyWednesday as they jam in the round up on the trailhead’s gazebo stage.

The Saturday markets feature live music from local and regional performers, prepared foods and demo, produce, local meats and dairy, plants, herbs and much more.   The Sunset at the Landing concert series, which follows the Block Party schedule of March – October, is sponsored in part by the Covington Farmer’s Market. 

The Art Market takes place this Saturday October 5 at the Covington Trailhead from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The Art Market gives local artists a unique opportunity to sell directly to the public in a comfortable outdoor setting.  The Trailhead is located at 419 N. New Hampshire St.

 The Parish Fair is here!  Poster by Suzanne King.

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Sunset at the Landing Friday

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The Sunset at the Landing Free Concert Series continues this Friday at the Columbia Street Landing (Columbia Street at the River) from 6 – 9 p.m.  This month’s performers include Charlie Miller at 6 p.m. Followed by the Trustys of Davo Crossing.

Sunset at the Landing is brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Covington Farmer’s Market.  Admission is free, the public is encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnic baskets.  For more information:  985-892-1873

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June Sunset at the Landing Friday

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The Sunset at the Landing June 2018 concert takes place this Friday, June 15th at the Columbia Street Landing. This month’s line-up: The Todd Duke Trio and Chris Talley and the Three Rivers Cooperative, 6 – 9 p.m.
Chris Tally and the Three Rivers Cooperative is a local bluesgrass band that many will recognize from the Abita Opry and Marsolan’s Old Feed Store Music Series. The band consists of Christopher D. Talley (Mandolin/ Vocals), Marcia Ferguson (Vocals), Fritz Meyers (Banjo), Daniel William (Guitar/ Vocals), Jefferey Boone (Fiddle), Steve Stewart (Bass) and Charles White (Dobro).
Bring your lawn chairs and picnic dinners. Admission is free, concerts are family friendly & open to the public. For more information, call 985-892-1873.
The Sunset at the Landing concert series is brought to you by the City of Covington, Heritage Bank of St. Tammany and the Covington Farmer’s Market. The Covington Farmer’s Market takes place every Wednesday at the Covington Trailhead from 10 a.m. To 2 p.m. And every Saturday at the 600 block of Columbia Street (the front lawn of the Covington Police Department) from 8 a.m. To 12 noon. Live music, fresh produce, prepared foods.

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City of Covington Announces Rockin’ The Rails Line Up

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Spring is here and it’s time for Rockin’ the Rails, the

free concert series brought to you by the City of Covington

and generous sponsors. Rockin’ the Rails takes place at

the Covington Trailhead (419 N. New Hampshire) every

Thursday evening in April. See the line up below!

Bring a chair or a blanket for the show. Food and drinks

are available for purchase. Adult beverages are available,

and a portion of the proceeds of drink sales benefit local

non profit organizations. The Covington Brewhouse is open

during the concerts, and Rob’s Rockin’ Dogs is right down

the street. Come out and pass a good time!

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Sunset at the Landing Friday, Lagniappe Concert Saturday

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Sunset at the Landing is brought to you by the City of Covington, the Covington Farmer’s Market and Heritage Bank of St. Tammany.  The concert is open to the public and takes place at the Columbia Street Landing at the river.  Bring a blanket, chair and picnic dinner, or enjoy the many fine restaurants downtown has to offer.  Saturday evening brings Covington a Lagniappe concert for the series (see posters for details.)  Enjoy two evenings of live music at the river!

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Final Rockin’ the Rails Free Concert of the Spring Season This Thursday

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James Andrews Band at the Covington Trailhead this Thursday

James Andrews and the Crescent City All Stars at the Covington Trailhead this Thursday

Rockin’ The Rails finishes up this Thursday with James Andrews and the Crescent City All Stars. Bring a chair and watch the free show at the Covington Trailhead. The event features wine and beer sales that benefit local non-profits, food from local restaurant vendors and other local interest information. Lola Deux (the Lola Food Truck) is open for service during the show (until they sell out!). Come out and enjoy the last Rockin’ the Rails concert of the 2015 spring season, Thursday April 30 from 5 – 7:30 pm. www.covla.com