Hey country music lovers, this one’s for you!!! We’ll be in London, ON from September 8 to 11 for Canadian country music’s biggest weekend of the year – and we want to meet you. Hell, we don’t just want to meet you, we want to invite you to hang out at THE premium spot all … Continue reading Strut Social House Invite Giveaway: London, ON Sept. 9-11, 2016!
Do you like photos of country musicians up on stage and doing their thing? Well then you’re in the right place! We were at Peller Estates for the 3rd annual Wine Country Fare and got to see Brad Battle, Jessica Mitchell, Ty Owens, Meghan Patrick, and Blackjack Billy take their turns up on the stage … Continue reading Peller Estates Wine Country Fare 2016 Photo Review!
Canadian country star, Tebey hit the Havelock Country Jamboree stage on Friday night to play for thousands of country music fans, and we were there to take it all in and document the action in photos. Have a look and be ready for more photos from more shows and festivals coming soon!
Boots & Hearts was full of amazing country talent in 2016… some of it well known to Canadian audiences, some of it well known to the B&H crowd, and some of it on the cusp of breaking through. And we put together three artists that check off those tiers in one photo review right here! Check … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Aaron Pritchett, The Reklaws & Kaitlin Kozell
It was supposed to be quick. A four song, Sugar Beach Session at 102.1 The Edge with Canadian Alt-Rock band July Talk. It was anything but short. They started out their set with Push + Pull and ended it with Paper Girl but Leah Fay decided she didn’t want to sing her part so she … Continue reading July Talk at The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions
Ever year, as summer winds down and we prepare for fall, we make our way to Exhibition Station and the Canadian National Exhibition… and when we’re there we’re sure to stop in at the Northern Comfort Saloon. As part of Toronto’s growing country music landscape, the Saloon brings some great emerging talent to the city … Continue reading 2016 Canadian National Exhibition: Northern Comfort Saloon Schedule & Set Times
2016 Canadian Country Music Award nominee David James is still trying to wrap his head about the success and love he’s seeing as an emerging artist. But the more we see and hear from the Rising Star hopeful, the more we believe he should start accepting it! We checked out David on the Boots & … Continue reading Lonely Girl: David James at Boots & Hearts 2016!
On the first full day of Boots & Hearts 2016, Autumn Hill hit the main stage and continued to show us why we see them as one of country’s brightest rising stars in Canada, and truthfully, one of our favourites. The opportunity to see Tareya and Mike backed by a full band was also a … Continue reading Good Night For Going Nowhere: Autumn Hill at Boots & Hearts 2016!
When we got asked to give the new record from The Cadillac Three a listen we were told that it was going to be a game changer, a selection of songs that would push these dudes from Nashville into a new spotlight among country music fans and the industry… but we needed to hear it … Continue reading Bury Me In My Boots: The Cadillac Three Album Review & Contest!
We’ve always loved Boots & Hearts for the way they book and push young, emerging country artists. It’s awesome to see, and you can see the progression in careers as the 5 years have passed. This year one of those artists getting his chance to shine on the main stage was Jojo Mason… and boy … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Jojo Mason
Y’all know Tim Hicks. He’s the Southern Ontario country singer and family man responsible for bangers like Here Comes The Thunder, So Do I, and Hell Raisin’ Good Time… and his latest single, Stompin’ Ground! Well, for the fourth time in five years, Hicks was back at Boots & Hearts where the fans always love … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Tim Hicks!
Few artists packed the tent at the Boots & Hearts Front Porch stage the way Dylan Scott did, and there’s little wonder as to why after seeing him perform for the second August in a row. Yes, it’s true that Scott came back to Canada without the benefit of an album’s worth of material fully … Continue reading My Girl: Dylan Scott at Boots & Hearts 2016!
“You can tell everyone that Timberlake is our favourite Justin.” That’s just one of the tidbits that came from our hangout with River Town Saints after their Sunday set at Boots & Hearts 2016! Earlier in the afternoon, in front of a raucous crowd of country music loving individuals, the boys went to work and … Continue reading Cherry Bomb: River Town Saints at Boots & Hearts 2016!
If you’re putting together a list of fan favourites from Boots & Hearts 2016, be sure you add Jordan McIntosh! Jordan took over the shade covered Front Porch stage on Sunday afternoon and put on the kind of show we’ve come to expect from the 20 year old Canadian… 1) He was welcomed to the … Continue reading Steal Your Heart: Jordan McIntosh at Boots & Hearts 2016!
One year ago the James Barker Band played on the Boots & Hearts main stage on their way to winning the SiriusXM Emerging Artist Showcase. This summer the boys were back on the main stage as part of a very big, very busy summer. If you listen to Canadian country radio you’ve heard Lawn Chair … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: James Barker Band