Fresh off a flight over the Atlantic Ocean, from Germany to Toronto, The Dead South barely had time to catch their breath before playing back-to-back nights in Hogtown. We sat down with Nate, Scott, and Colton before their set at The Horseshoe to talk about Europe, Road Gold, their music, Bluegrass, and hanging out in … Continue reading Good Company: The Dead South Lands in Toronto
The Edge’s Jingle Bell Rock Series Cairo, Birds of Bellwoods and Blue Sky Miners Saturday night in Toronto was the first show of The Edge’s Jingle Bell Rock concerts. The first in the Discovery Series at The Mod Club, and it was amazing! The Edge is donating $1 from each ticket sale to The Daily … Continue reading Cairo: With You at Toronto’s The Mod Club
If you didn’t already know, Friday night is a good night for rock and roll in Toronto! On a chilly November night on Queen Street, three rock and roll bands took their turns on the legendary Horseshoe Tavern stage and did everything in their power to turn up the heat and the volume. Spoiler: They … Continue reading Friday Night Rock and Roll with The Lazys & One Bad Son!
I had the pleasure of sitting down with the lovely and talented Leah Daniels last week at The Gibson Guitar Lounge where we caught up and chatted about her album “What it Feels Like”. Let’s get right to it! TC: Hi Leah, it’s so good to see you! LD: Hi! It’s so good to see … Continue reading Leah Daniels: What It Feels Like
Toronto: The Opera House – SOLD OUT Thanks to Poor Young Things we were front row for the sold out “The Contender Tour” on Saturday night at The Opera House. One of my favourite Toronto music venues, there’s something very special about this place. The 100+ year old building holds just under 1000 people and … Continue reading Poor Young Things: The Contender Tour
Country music needs to stop hating on country music! If you’ve ever read the comment section of a Sam Hunt or Florida Georgia Line video, you know what I’m talking about. And if your gut reaction to that sentence is to say, “That’s not real country music”, I really hope you keep reading this post. … Continue reading Country Music Needs to Stop Hating on Country Music
It’s that time of year again – moustaches are sprouting on Mo Bros all over the place, and Mo Sistas are joining the campaign to help raise funds and awareness to support men’s health initiatives. Here in Toronto I’ve been lucky enough to have a team of Mo Bros and Mo Sistas for the last … Continue reading Movember Challenge Karaoke Toronto – Year 6! #MoChaKaTO
We’re always told not to judge a book by its cover. BUT, when you look at the boys from The Lazys with their long hair, healthy beards, ink, and beers in their hands – it’s hard not to see rock and roll. This week we sat down with lead singer Leon Harrison and guitarist Matty … Continue reading Black Rebel Tour: The Lazys Come Back to Canada
I love Movember. I love the coming together of Mo Bros and Mo Sistas to help raise awareness and money to help dudes with physical and mental health needs. In fact, this is the 6th year in a row that I’m growing my own moustache in support of the cause. So, to celebrate the season, … Continue reading Top 10 Musical Moustaches #Movember
CD Shopping Spree at HMV My week started off pretty high up on the awesome scale. I had the privilege of meeting up with Poor Young Things at the Yonge and Bloor HMV for a little CD shopping. I chatted with Matt about the band and the EP and then we picked out some awesome CDs. TC: Let’s start … Continue reading Poor Young Things: A Force of Nature in Toronto
And the CMA goes to… If you didn’t get a chance to watch the CMA Awards last night we’re highly recommending you make an effort to watch it. ABC has posted the entire show on YouTube! Country Music Awards 2015 – Full Show But even without the surprises of the award winners, this is an … Continue reading 2016 CMA Awards Results and Wrap
With the announcement of Tim McGraw as one of the first two headliners added to the 2016 Boots and Hearts lineup we’re thinking about how lucky we are to get a 2nd chance to see maybe the biggest male country star of a generation. McGraw headlined Friday night of Boots & Hearts year 1 (2012), … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Preview: Tim McGraw Top 5
We’ve got another major festival announcement for you today. Cavendish Beach Music Festival has released their first round of performers. Blake Shelton, Kenny Chesney, The Band Perry and Old Dominion are on the bill for the 8th year of the biggest east coast outdoor music festival. Dates are July 8th through July 10th and tickets go on sale … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2016 Headliners Announced!
Early this morning Republic Live announced that Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley would be headlining the 2016 Boots and Hearts Festival. The Festival entering its 5th year just keeps getting better and better. Just ask the Canadian Country Music Association and Canadian Music Week, who have both awarded Boots & Hearts with “Festival of the Year” awards. … Continue reading Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley Returning to Boots and Hearts as 2016 Headliners
I’m not ready to put together my “Ones to Watch in 2016” list just yet, but I promise you this, near the very top of that list (when it comes) will be Cam. With more than 25,000,000 plays on Spotify, appearances at SXSW, Apple Music Fest in London, and the Grand Ole Opry, Cam certainly … Continue reading Untamed: Welcome to Cam Country!