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Ticket Giveaway: Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts – Canadian Music Week 2015!

Congrats to our winner, Jade Towle and her guest! And thank you to everyone who entered. Stay tuned for more contests and giveaways in the future! Thanks to our fine friends at Jim Beam, we’re giving away 2 general admission passes to see Scott Weiland and the Wildabouts at the Virgin Mobile Mod Club in Toronto! […]

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CMW Night 1: The Horseshoe & Dakota Taverns ft. Daniel Lanois

Canadian Music Week kicked off Friday night in Toronto, and we celebrated by checking out 5 bands at 2 venues, with a nice walk in the spring night air thrown in the middle. This is an awesome 10 day stretch in the city, with new bands, and main stage performers mixing to play for bars […]

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5 Female Acts We’re Excited To See At CMW 2015

It’s CMW time again. The time when Toronto fills up with musicians from everywhere! This is the time of year we line up for bands we know and love, and if we’re lucky, we come across something new and intoxicating. So who’s at the top of our list for this year? Leah Daniels Yep, number one […]

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5 Reasons We’re Excited to See Brad Paisley at Boots & Hearts 2015

Whether he’s hosting the CMAs with Carrie Underwood, recording awesome duets with Keith Urban, or making ridiculously fun music videos, Brad Paisley is consistently entertaining his fans. And we have 0 reasons to believe that things will be any different when he takes the stage at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds. In fact, we’re so sure […]

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Take Me There: Catching Up With Brooklin’s Lindsay Broughton

Lindsay Broughton is a homegrown Ontario girl looking to make her mark in country music. And if the starlet from Brooklin stays on the path she’s on right now, she will. With the 2013 Country Music Association Rising Star Award already on her mantel, the young singer/songwriter has 2 more nominations in 2015 for Album of […]

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Whitney Rose, CD Release Party: Heartbreaker of the Year [Photos]

Last night we took the short trip to the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern to see Whitney Rose celebrate the release of her 2nd album, Heartbreaker of the Year. Whitney put on a great show, harnessing her nervous energy and excitement to lead the full house through a collection of her new songs, tracks from her self-titled […]

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Pistology: Catching Up with the Small Town Pistols [Interview]

“I grew up with that band” it’s a thing you hear a lot of people say. But in the case of the Small Town Pistols, it rings just a little bit truer. Amanda and Tyler Wilkinson started their career in country music with their dad (Steve) as The Wilkinsons. They were celebrated and successful and […]

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WayHome Announces Neil Young + Promise Of The Real and more…

It’s been a long time since the initial WayHome artist announcement. We knew there’d be additions but today’s announcement certainly surprised me, in the best possible way with Neil Young + Promise Of The Real. Quoting Shannon McNevan, Executive Director of Republic Live, “It’s a true honor to welcome a legend like Neil Young to the WayHome Music […]

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2015 ACM Awards – Live Tweet Look Back

Sunday night the largest crowd ever for a televised award show gathered at AT&T Stadium near Dallas, Texas – and along with everyone watching at home, they were given one hell of a show to watch, hosted by 2 of our favs (and 2014 Boots & Hearts alumni) Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton! Because we were […]

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Secret Broadcast and A Primitive Evolution with Die Mannequin

Supporting her latest album “Neon Zero“, Care Failure and the rest of  Die Mannequin played to a full house Saturday night in Toronto at the Legendary Horseshoe Tavern. Getting things started, opening acts A Primitive Evolution followed by Secret Broadcast. A Primitive Evolution were added to the bill for the Saturday night. I’d seen them a […]

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Time to Vote: 2015 Country Music Association of Ontario Award Nominees

Well it’s official now. The 2015 Country Music Association of Ontario Award nominees have been announced and final voting is now open for CMAO members. As a 1st time voting member of the CMAO I’ve got an added interest in the nominee list this year – and I’ve already voted in 2 rounds to get […]

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Six Feet Under: Meet Riki Knox! [Interview]

Sometimes life has a funny way of bringing people back into each other’s lives. This is one of those times. Riki Knox is an emerging country artist putting in her work from her home base in Ontario, while making trips to Nashville to write and record with the best in the business. But more than […]