In the late afternoon sun, on the Boots & Hearts Front Porch Stage, Jess Moskaluke wowed the crowd with her voice, hits, and new music. The 2014, 2015, and 2016 Canadian Country Music Association Female Artist of the Year was on fire from the jump. The Saskatchewan star had a pumped up crowd at the … Continue reading Kill Your Love: Jess Mosklaluke at Boots & Hearts 2017
Three times before we’ve shared a list of country covers of songs from the world of pop and rock… and now we’re back with a fourth list to share with y’all. This list has some of our favourite artists on it, singing some awesome songs. And if you haven’t heard them yet, you owe it … Continue reading 10 More Awesome Country Covers: Part 4
In 2017 we have a goal of sharing some awesome playlists with you. Playlists curated by artists and friends from the music industry, and for festivals, and just because we believe in the power and importance of sharing music. So to get us started we have a playlist from Joshua… If you know Josh, you … Continue reading thereviewsarein.com Playlist: Joshua’s Karaoke Classics!
Uxbridge’s Ben Hudson was a busy dude during Canadian Country Music Week in London, ON this September… but we were able to snag him for a few minutes on a sunny afternoon to sit down and play along with a little 5 quick questions action. We also got to catch Ben in the summer at … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Ben Hudson!
We’re just under 9 months away from Boots & Hearts 2017 at Burl’s Creek in Oro, ON – but it really doesn’t feel like that long at all! In fact, we’ve already been thinking about B&H a lot, and while we can’t give you many details yet, we can tell you that we’re going to … Continue reading Please Welcome to the Stage… Boots & Hearts 2017 Predictions!
It’s a story we’ve heard before… Actor loves music and decides to give it a go. Some have made it work, some haven’t. The latest to make the move is Canadian actor Kiefer Sutherland, and he’s getting set to release his debut album in the country music world, and has started with the single, Not … Continue reading Not Enough Whiskey: Kiefer Sutherland Goes Country!
Bobby Wills is back! Not that he ever left really, but every time an artist releases new music it feels like we’re getting them back after they’ve gone away for a little while. For the Calgary country singer it’s been nearly 2 years since his last album, Crazy Enough was released to the world, and … Continue reading Tougher Than Love: Bobby Wills EP Review and Q&A
2015 was a fun year for country music. Established radio stars kept pumping out the hits with Luke Bryan, Little Big Town, and Sam Hunt owning the #1 spot on the Billboard’s 2015 Hot Country Chart most of the year, plus Eric Church, Zac Brown Band, and Carrie Underwood all releasing new albums that fans … Continue reading 2015 Breakout Country Artists of the Year!
Country music needs to stop hating on country music! If you’ve ever read the comment section of a Sam Hunt or Florida Georgia Line video, you know what I’m talking about. And if your gut reaction to that sentence is to say, “That’s not real country music”, I really hope you keep reading this post. … Continue reading Country Music Needs to Stop Hating on Country Music
And the CMA goes to… If you didn’t get a chance to watch the CMA Awards last night we’re highly recommending you make an effort to watch it. ABC has posted the entire show on YouTube! Country Music Awards 2015 – Full Show But even without the surprises of the award winners, this is an … Continue reading 2016 CMA Awards Results and Wrap
At the end of December we found out that Republic Live (Boots & Hearts) and AC Entertainment president Ashley Capps (Bonnaroo) were coming together to host a music and arts festival in the GTA. The dates were set – July 24-26, 2015. The venue was locked down – Burl’s Creek Event Park. But that’s all we … Continue reading Festival Announcement: WayHome by Republic Live!
For nearly 2 full hours Saturday night Luke Bryan held court in Bowmanville at Boots & Hearts 2014. And believe me when I tell you this, he owned that crowd and set fire to the night. With a burst of pyro the set started and Luke Bryan and his band opened with That’s My Kind … Continue reading Crash My Party: Luke Bryan at Boots & Hearts 2014
Boots & Hearts took to their social media channels last week and told everyone to be ready for a big announcement. And so we waited. And then this morning it came. 11 new names were added to the 2014 Boots & Hearts lineup which brings us to a total of 20 acts + The Reklaws … Continue reading Boots & Heart 2014 Line Up Announcement, March 3