Where do I even start with X Ambassadors? These guys are beyond creative in so many ways. From their dynamic mix of soulful alternative rock, hip hop, passionate ballads, and electronic-based pop, these four young men cannot stay off the charts, and I can’t see them moving off anytime soon. The first time I heard … Continue reading CityFolk Fest 2016: X Ambassadors
While we were in London, ON for Canadian Country Music Week we had a chance to sit down with Robyn Gillespie of Robyn & Ryleigh for a little hang out. Unfortunately Ryleigh wasn’t able to make the trip after a car accident at home in BC, but Robyn brought her in “photo on a stick” … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Robyn & Ryleigh
I had the pleasure of photographing Vance Joy three years ago when he was just starting off, playing smaller more intimate shows. After seeing him for the first time I couldn’t wait to see him again. It’s amazing how many dedicated fans he has. After standing in the pouring rain for hours, I didn’t see … Continue reading CityFolk Fest 2016: Vance Joy
We caught up with CCMA Discovery Program finalists, TwoShine County while we were in London, ON for Canadian Country Music Week… and we got Daron and Dennis to sit down and answer 5 quick questions. The boys were made to agree on somethings and go their own way on others… including a little disagreement on … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with TwoShine County!
I’ve been listening to Chris Lane‘s Girl Problems and while it’s definitely a country album, it’s also so much more. There are hints of R&B, dance beats, with hints of pop, add some amazing rock guitar, energetic banjo, and Chris’ mean falsetto, it all comes together perfectly. Fix has been a big success for the singer-songwriter … Continue reading Girl Problems: Chris Lane Q&A
We had a chance to hang out for a few minutes with Chris Buck of the Chris Buck Band while we were in London, ON for Canadian Country Music Week – and while we had him we popped him with 5 quick questions. #5 has the ballsiest answer… so stick around til you get to … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Chris Buck Band!
On Saturday we were pulling double duty covering both the Canadian Country Music Association‘s First 2016 Awards Ceremony and the Outdoor Stage. Night after night, the crowd at the Country Music Week’s outdoor stage continued to grow and by Saturday evening the Talbot Street/Covent Market space was jammed with concert goers. Opening up was Johnson Crook, … Continue reading CCMA Awards 2016: Saturday Night w/ Doc Walker, Jesse Slack & Johnson Crook Photo Review
There have been some great 10 year Anniversary tours this past year and while this isn’t a tour but a single show, we’re very excited that it’s happening. In case you haven’t heard Mobile is coming together for one night in Montreal to play “Tomorrow Starts Today” from start to finish. The show is coming … Continue reading Mobile: Tomorrow Starts Today 10th Year Anniversary Show
Castlegar, B.C native, Lisa Nicole took a few minutes to sit and hang out with us during Canadian Country Music Week in London, ON – and we took the opportunity to ask her 5 quick questions. Lisa is in the middle of a cross Canada tour, with stops coming up in Halifax, Charlottetown, West Kelowna, … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Lisa Nicole!
We love a last-minute addition to the schedule and that’s just what we got from The Edge yesterday. Catfish and the Bottlemen would be doing a Sugar Beach Session and we were thrilled to be able to make it. Ryan Evan McCann, known to fans as “Van”, founded Catfish and the Bottlemen in 2007. Formed … Continue reading Catfish and the Bottlemen at 102.1 The Edge – Sugar Beach Sessions
While we were hanging out in London, ON for Canadian Country Music Week we had a chance to sit down for a few minutes with James, Rick, Jimmy, and Sandra Dee of Blackie Jackett Jr. to pick their brains and even force them to agree on some things. Keep an eye out for these fine musicians… … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Blackie Jackett Jr.
We had a chance to sit down with Canadian country music singer and songwriter Deric Ruttan in London, ON during Canadian Country Music Week and asked him 5 quick questions… We also asked for advice about surviving our first time at country music week and Deric graciously told us to pace ourselves, enjoy the festivities, … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Deric Ruttan!
Tim and Amanda Hicks Jessi Cruikshank Chris Lane Jess MoskalukeJess Moskaluke and The LovelocksThe LovelocksWes MackKelsea BalleriniThe Washboard UnionAlisha NewtonJessica MitchellJonny HarrisMike StevensThe Road HammersJason McCoyCCMA Discovery Program Participants Two Shine County, Tenille Arts, Eric Ethridge, Runaway Angel, Livy JeanneTwo Shine CountyMeghan PatrickGord BamfordBobby WillsShahir Massoud, Steven Sabados, Amanda BainHigh ValleyChad BrownleeMurray McLauchlan and Denise … Continue reading 2016 CCMA Awards Green Carpet Photo Review
We caught up with the 2015 CMAO Rising Star and 2016 Female Artist of the Year winner, Leah Daniels at the Strut Social house during Canadian Country Music Week and had a chance to sit her down for a little chat. So, without any further ado, we present to you, Uxbridge, ON’s Leah Daniels and … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Leah Daniels!
You all know Brett Kissel… Juno and Canadian Country Music Association award winner, good Canadian boy, husband, dad, cowboy hat wearer, Roots model, etc. – you know all that, but today we’ve got some new things for you to learn about the Pick Me Up singer. We caught up with Brett during Canadian Country Music … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Brett Kissel!