This morning Havelock released their first list of artists and we’re pretty excited. They’ve chosen some of my favourite artists. Let’s get started! The Band Perry, one of my absolute favourite live acts. Kimberley, Reid and Neil Perry have been at this since 2005 and they’re getting better and better. They’ve got a new single … Continue reading 27th Annual Havelock Country Jamboree Lineup Announcement
The NHL season starts this week with Montreal in Toronto, Vancouver in Calgary, New York in Chicago, and San Jose in Los Angeles… and to get us all ready for hockey we recruited 10 of our own Canadian Country Music All-Stars to give us their preview! We asked each artist 3 questions (Favourite Team, Why/How … Continue reading 2015-16 NHL Canadian Country Music Season Preview
Saturday at Boots & Hearts we got a double shot of Canadian country music talent when Chad Brownlee and Dallas Smith took over the main stage back-to-back. First up was Chad Brownlee, who we just saw at the Blue Jays pre-game – and who we are happy we saw again. This guy puts on a … Continue reading Canadian Takeover: Dallas Smith and Chad Brownlee at Boots & Hearts 2015!
Boots & Hearts starts Thursday afternoon with the Coors Banquet Kick Off Party… and while some of the hardcore fans/campers/partiers are already in the gates – the majority of us will make our way up in time for The Reklaws at 5pm. To get us all ready at the last minute (in case you aren’t … Continue reading 10 Reasons We’re Excited for Boots & Hearts 2015!
Before an awesome and entertaining 7-6 extra innings Blue Jays walk-off win, Chad Brownlee took over the TD Music Stage outside gates 10 and 11 and put on a country music showcase for Toronto baseball fans. Brownlee and the band came on stage in brand new Blue Jays jerseys and looked good doing it. And … Continue reading When The Lights Go Down: Chad Brownlee & the Toronto Blue Jays
Update: We have an answer… The Boots & Hearts schedule now shows Dallas Smith moving out of his original time slot on Sunday and into the empty slot on Saturday opening for Eric Church. Emerson Drive will now be joining the B&H lineup, taking over in Smith’s Sunday spot. Got it? Good! ——————– Sadly, Little … Continue reading Who Will Replace Little Big Town at Boots & Hearts 2015
Here we are… With 2 months + a day until country music fans descend upon Burl’s Creek, the team at Boots & Hearts has gifted us with the day-to-day lineup cards! We knew that this was going to be a stacked festival. The names that kept getting announced have had country fans excited since day … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2015 Day-to-Day Lineup!
Congrats to our CMAO Conference and Prize Pack winner, Liz Morgan! Thanks to our friends at the Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) we have a great prize pack to give away!!! THE PRIZE! 1 Country Music CD prize pack including CDs from Jason Blaine, Deric Ruttan, The Road Hammers, and Tim Hicks! 2 delegate … Continue reading CONTEST: CMAO 2015 Spring Tune-Up Conference & Swag!
Congratulations to our MDM Recordings, Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke, and Bobby Wills CD Giveaway Winner, Joey George – we can’t wait for you to get your CDs! Last week we caught the When The Lights Go Down Tour stop in Toronto at the Virgin Mobile Mod Club – and this week we’re celebrating the 3 Canadian … Continue reading CD Giveaway: Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke & Bobby Wills!
On Tuesday we hit the Virgin Mobile Mod Club in Toronto to check out Bobby Wills, Jess Moskaluke, and headliner Chad Brownlee on the When The Lights Go Down Tour. From start to finish everyone had a great time… but it wasn’t just a 2 hour concert, the tour offered a lot more than that … Continue reading When The Lights Go Down Tour Review: Toronto
Chad Brownlee began his professional life with a stick in his hands and skates on his feet. That was then, this is now. Brownlee won the 2011 Rising Star Award at the Canadian Country Music Awards, was nominated for Country Album of the Year at the 2013 Juno Awards. And now, Chad Brownlee is headlining … Continue reading When The Lights Go Down Tour Preview: Chad Brownlee [Interview]
We’ve been over the fact that we’re excited for Boots & Hearts 2015 – and we keep saying that we aren’t alone in that excitement… well today, we prove it! With the help of some awesome friends we are previewing 6 more B&H artists. Trish – writer & photographer, you’ve seen her @trishca wordmark on … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2015 Countdown and Preview #2
Jess Moskaluke is on fire! The Saskatchewan songstress had an amazing 2014 and is gearing up for a HUGE 2015. After taking home the Canadian Country Music Association Award for Female Vocalist of the Year in September, Moskaluke has added 2 Juno nominations for Country Album of the Year and Breakthrough Artist of the Year. … Continue reading When The Lights Go Down Tour Preview: Jess Moskaluke [Interview]
Bobby Wills is a hard working, hard playing, Canadian country boy in a cowboy hat – and he’s ready to hit the road! Wills, the 2013 Canadian Country Music Association’s Rising Star winner, and 2-time Male Vocalist of the Year nominee, is part of the 3-headed When The Lights Go Down tour with Jess Moskaluke … Continue reading When The Lights Go Down Tour Preview: Bobby Wills [Interview]
Tim Hicks Boots & Hearts kicked off on the Front Porch Stage Thursday night, much to the delight of thousands of country music fans who made the trip to Bowmanville for the extra night of music and partying. 2nd on stage Thursday night was Tim Hicks, an emerging artist who has been nominated for the … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013 Spotlight: Tim Hicks, Chad Brownlee, High Valley, Aaron Lewis, Jason Blaine