All posts by Joshua Murray

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creator of content, manager of community, writer, tweeter, coffee drinker. sports, comics, movies, food, music & pop culture geek. Proud MoBro.

Drinkin’ Problem: Midland Comes North to Toronto

On a quiet Tuesday in Toronto, with much of the music community still hungover from Canadian Music Week, three dudes from Texas made their first visit to Canada and played a showcase at the Dakota Tavern. Midland, all the way from small town Dripping Springs, TX, hit the small stage in front of fans and … Continue reading Drinkin’ Problem: Midland Comes North to Toronto

CMW 2017: SiriusXM House w/ High Valley, Jess Moskaluke & Madeline Merlo

Saturday night at Canadian Music Week is a big one. Big shows, big crowds, and the unofficial end to a week jam-packed full of music. So it should come as no surprise that the country music show at The Great Hall was busy, loud, and pumping out fantastic music that everyone in the room was … Continue reading CMW 2017: SiriusXM House w/ High Valley, Jess Moskaluke & Madeline Merlo

CMW 2017: Game On, James Barker Band Release Party with Andrew Hyatt, Dan Davidson and Friends

Friday nights are good for parties. Country music is good for parties. Canadian Music Week is good for parties. Now, go ahead and put all three of those things together and you’ve got yourself a red hot night, and we were there. On Friday at Boots & Bourbon Saloon on Queen Street East, we hung … Continue reading CMW 2017: Game On, James Barker Band Release Party with Andrew Hyatt, Dan Davidson and Friends

Aussie Night Out - Silver Love Club

CMW 2017: Aussie Night Out ft. Silver Love Club, Bad Pony and Friends

If anything can help you forget about a rainy April night, it’s a party. And if there’s anyone that knows how to eff up a party, it’s the Aussies. So on a rainy Thursday night in Toronto, we hit the newly opened, and very sharp looking, The Hideout on College St., we hit the Aussie … Continue reading CMW 2017: Aussie Night Out ft. Silver Love Club, Bad Pony and Friends

CMW 2017: Livin’ The Dream with Drake White, Alee, Andrew Hyatt and Friends

The road to Boots & Hearts 2017 made at stop in Toronto during Canadian Music Week, and we were there to take it in – and enjoy the party at the Boots & Hearts + KX Country Hot Shots Concert Series. Country music fans started walking through the doors as soon as they opened. They … Continue reading CMW 2017: Livin’ The Dream with Drake White, Alee, Andrew Hyatt and Friends

CMW Preview: 19 Songs You Need to Hear at Canadian Music Week 2017!

The schedule is crazy. There are bands all over the city from all over the world. So here we are to try and give you some guidance. Even if you can’t make it to every concert and showcase, you can start finding new music, and singing along to the tracks you know, with these 19 … Continue reading CMW Preview: 19 Songs You Need to Hear at Canadian Music Week 2017!

CMW Preview & Contest: The New Electric [Q&A]

Canadian Music Week 2017 is so close we can taste it… and we’ve got exciting things to share. 1) Kyle, from Calgary’s The New Electric has joined us for a Q&A to talk about the band, the music, coming to CMW, and more… 2) We’re giving away 2 Canadian Music Week wristbands that are good … Continue reading CMW Preview & Contest: The New Electric [Q&A]

CMW Preview: The Rifle & The Writer!

One of the best parts of Canadian Music Week is discovering new music. And this year as we’ve been prepping we’ve discovered that we love brother/sister country music duo, The Rifle & The Writer. Colby and Rebekka have a showcase set coming up during CMW 2017 at Boots & Bourbon on a bill that also includes … Continue reading CMW Preview: The Rifle & The Writer!

CMW Preview & Contest: Boots & Hearts Hot Shots ft. Drake White, Alee, Andrew Hyatt and more

Boots & Hearts doesn’t take over Burl’s Creek Event Park until August 10… but that doesn’t mean there isn’t B&H country music for us to celebrate before then! We’ve already been out to see JJ Shiplett and Kelly Prescott on The Road To Boots, and now we’re prepping to hit The Phoenix Concert Theatre during … Continue reading CMW Preview & Contest: Boots & Hearts Hot Shots ft. Drake White, Alee, Andrew Hyatt and more

Get Ready for the Remix: Arkells’ My Heart’s Always Yours

If you’re old enough to remember buying CD singles, you remember the awesomeness that was single remixes. And if you’re not old enough to remember buying CD singles… we’ve got good news for you! To all of our good fortune, there are four new remixes of My Heart’s Always Yours, the third single from Arkell’s … Continue reading Get Ready for the Remix: Arkells’ My Heart’s Always Yours

5 Quick Questions with The Strumbellas!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Izzy and Jon of The Strumbellas for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Izzy and Jon for taking the time to answer our questions in a crowded and busy room, and … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with The Strumbellas!

5 Quick Questions with Exco Levi!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Exco Levi for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Exco Levi for taking the time to answer our questions in a busy room, and congratulations to him on his 2017 Juno … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Exco Levi!

WayHome 2017 Ticket and Camping Contest!

Because we are lucky to work with the team at Republic Live, and because we love to give stuff away… we’re excited to be opening a new contest to get us ready for summer 2017! Yes. Today. Now. For Summer. Yes. We’re giving away 1 pair (2) General Admission Passes + 1 Camp Site to … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Ticket and Camping Contest!

5 Quick Questions with Diana Panton!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto last week, we had the chance to catch up with Diana Panton for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to Diana for taking the time to answer the questions in a crowded room, and congratulations to her on the 2017 Juno Award nomination for … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Diana Panton!

5 Quick Questions with The Fretless!

While we were hanging out at OMDC’s Ontario JUNO Award Nominee Reception in Toronto we had the chance to snag Eric and Karrnnel of The Fretless for 5 quick questions. Many thanks to the boys for taking the time to answer the questions in a crowded room, and congratulations to The Fretless on their 2017 Juno Award … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with The Fretless!