Presented by Chevrolet (new in 2017), the Boots and Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase has helped to launch the careers of Tebey and Tim Hicks (2012), The Reklaws (2013), Ty Baynton, Runaway Angel, Trinity Bradshaw (2014), Johnson Crook, Kris Barclay, James Barker Band, (2015), Jesse Gold and Vanessa Marie Carter (2016) and more!If you think you’ve got what … Continue reading Enter Now: Boots & Hearts 2017 Emerging Artist Showcase
On a hot Sunday night in London, the Ontario country music community came together to recognize greatness in the genre over the last 12 months, and it was a party for everyone involved. The Country Music Association of Ontario awards were handed out at Centennial Hall, with host Jason McCoy (The Road Hammers) keeping the … Continue reading 2017 Country Music Association of Ontario Awards Winner Recap!
If you believe that rock and roll should be played hard, fast, and loud… we’ve got a prescription for The Lazys that we think you should fill immediately during the Summer Ontario Fun Tour. And if you’re in Ontario, your chance is coming quick to see these five Aussie rockandrollers get on stage, sweat, sing, … Continue reading Summer Ontario Fun Tour: The Lazys Hit The Road!
Jojo Mason exudes the kind of energy that most of us wish we could summon on demand… and that all of us would benefit from having around us all the time. And there may be no better representation of that energy, and the love that pours out of this dude, than his brand new album, … Continue reading Both Sides Of The Bar: Jojo Mason Album Review
Nobody has been waiting, or is more excited for the River Town Saints self-titled album than the River Town Saints. The boys in the band have been working hard for the last three years to entertain, write, record, and make country music their lives… and they truly love it. We’ve seen with our own eyes … Continue reading River Town Saints: Self Titled Album Review
Hot on the heels of his Iron & Ashes album release, the critical and fan acclaim for the heartbreaking track, She Ain’t You, and two successful sets during Canadian Music Week, Andrew Hyatt has a brand new song for you to hear, and a video for you to watch. Related: Iron & Ashes: Andrew Hyatt … Continue reading On Me: Andrew Hyatt Video Release
The summer season in a lot of small town starts when the fair rolls through town, and last weekend we got things kicked off for ourselves in Brooklin. The Brooklin Spring Fair had everything you’d expect to see, carnival rides that were trucked in and set up on the midway, kids laughing and screaming and … Continue reading Kris Barclay and More at the 2017 Brooklin Spring Fair
It’s easy for me to say that Imagine Dragons is at the very top of my list of bands I’m excited to see at WayHome 2017. There’s something about this band that speaks to me, and clearly millions of other fans. If you haven’t seen Dan Reynolds and the band put on a live show, … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: Imagine Dragons Top 10
As WayHome 2017 gets a little bit closer (no pun intended), we find ourselves getting more and more excited to see Tegan and Sara up on stage in front of thousands of fans and friends. We know that it’s going to be an awesome time, we’ve felt the vibe that the festival gives off, and in … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: Tegan and Sara Top 5
Four and half years ago I photographed my first ever Dean Brody concert, actually it was the first concert I photographed professionally on my own! I still remember how scared I was, tried to avoid eye contact at all times and kept my distance from Dean and everyone on his team. Looking back I don’t know … Continue reading Beautiful Freakshow Tour Review: Dean Brody, Madeline Merlo & James Barker Band
WayHome 2017 is coming, and I can hardly wait to see PUP hit the stage on Saturday! I sit here wondering how I’ve managed to not see this band live yet?! They’ve played NXNE, CMW, Vans Warped Tour, SXSW. They’ve been recognized by Rolling Stone, The Polaris Music Prize, Billboard, SOCAN, Juno Awards, CBC radio and … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: PUP Top 10
If you love country music, and you love festivals, and you love to party… then Sunday night at the Cavendish Beach Music Festival is def. going to be your scene! Zac Brown Band have been on top of their game since Chicken Fried became a sing along favourite. And last summer when we had the … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2017 Preview: Zac Brown Band Top 10
Late Thursday afternoon we headed to the Mill Street Brew Pub to check out USS [UBIQUITOUS SYNERGY SEEKER]. Stripped right down, the guys looked happy and super comfortable in this environment. Human Kebab announced at the start of set that they’d be buying everyone a round which was met with a round of applause and cheers. … Continue reading USS Take Over Toronto for #GreaterTorontoDay
We’re excited to see Canadian country star Chad Brownlee back on the Boots & Hearts stage this August! The B.C. boy will entertain the crowd on Saturday night, ahead of headliner Brantley Gilbert, and we know that the fans gathered around are going to be red hot and ready to party. Over the last few years … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2017 Preview: Chad Brownlee Top 10
Everyone has their own reasons for loving long weekends, this May 2-4 our reason was live music on a Sunday night. Joey Landreth, the Juno Award winning singer/songwriter/guitar player stopped in Oshawa to play songs from The Bros. Landreth and his own solo album, Whiskey, to an intimate club crowd, all gathered for a good … Continue reading Time Served: Joey Landreth with Trish Robb & Jacob Henley Live in Oshawa