The JUNOS are coming! The JUNOS are coming! But, before we get to the JUNOS, we’ve got JUNO Week and JUNO Fest. JUNO Week starts March 30th with the JUNO Cup Jam. Featuring performances at The Bourbon Room with Adrian Sutherland (Midnight Shine), Amanda Rheaume, Barney Bentall (High Bar Gang), Cosmo Ferraro (Ferraro), Darryl James (The Strumbellas), … Continue reading Coming Soon: JUNOFEST 2017 – Ottawa, ON
Boots & Hearts is back with a big announcement today… with 20 new names added to the 2017 festival lineup. Some of these artists we’ve seen a bunch, some we’ve never seen at all, and that makes us pretty freakin’ excited for August 10-13, 2017. Get yourself ready, this is getting big. Today’s Announcement Includes… … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2017 Lineup Announcement: Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke, Eli Young Band, and more!
We’re live in London, Ontario for the CCMA Country Music Week – and while the big awards won’t be handed out until Sunday night, the festivities have already started with a bang! Thursday night we hit up the Jack Daniels Kick Off Party and caught 8 Canadian country acts up on stage with an awesome … Continue reading CCMA 2016: Jack Daniels Kick Off Party w/ Tim Hicks, Aaron Pritchett, Cold Creek County, Jojo Mason, Meghan Patrick, Petric, James Barker Band & Amy Nelson
Sadly we weren’t able to get down to PEI this summer for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival. BUT, with the help of our friends, we do have some awesome photos to share with you. We heard it got a little chilly, but more than anything else we heard that it was a great time with … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2016 Photo Review!
Day 2 of CMT Music Fest had a full lineup of ridiculous talent on display. And in the afternoon sun, 2 acts took their turns on the Maple Leaf stage and showed everyone what they had to offer. Check out the pics and highlights from Cold Creek County and Them Dang Rattlers! Cold Creek County … Continue reading CMT Music Fest 2016: Cold Creek County and Them Dang Rattlers on the Maple Leaf Stage!
With the Canada Day long weekend behind we’re looking forward to next weekend and Cavendish Beach Music Festival! July 8th, 9th and 10th we’re going to see some of the biggest names in country music including The Band Perry, Kenny Chesney and Blake Shelton. CBMF is bringing us 36 major acts over the three days … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2016 Q&A with Petric, Cold Creek County and Bobby Wills
The Country Music Association of Ontario Awards were full of super talented, and pretty good looking people… and we have the photos to prove it! Check out some of the looks from the red carpet first (and leave a comment telling us who you think looked the best) and then have a look at some … Continue reading 2016 CMAO Awards Red Carpet & Green Room Photo Review!
If you judge a party by how hot and sweaty and packed and fun… then Friday night at Boots & Bourbon was a banger. If you judge a concert by a talented lineup and tight musicianship and engagement and great music… then Friday night at Boots & Bourbon was top notch. As Canadian Music Week … Continue reading CMW 2016: Country Music Friday with Cold Creek County, Chris Lane, River Town Saints, Petric & Domino
Exciting news for Ontario country music fans dropped this morning when the County Music Association of Ontario announced the live performers at this year’s awards show. Earlier in April we found out who’s been nominated for the awards, with Tebey, Jason Blaine, and Leah Daniels leading the way… and on May 30 in Markham, we’ll … Continue reading 2016 CMAO Performer Announcement & Contest!
Over the last few years it’s been clear to see that Ontario is becoming a country music hotbed. Artists like Tim Hicks, Tebey, Small Town Pistols, Autumn Hill, and Kira Isabella have lit up country radio + stages all over the province, and across Canada… and it’s been awesome to watch. 2016 looks like it’s … Continue reading 2016 Country Music Association of Ontario Award Nominees!
An already impressive year 1 lineup at CMT Music Fest just got bigger with the addition of Kip Moore, Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Drake White and the Big Fire and Brothers Osborne to the July 8 & 9 festival. With major headliners already in place, these additions do a great job of bringing more … Continue reading CMT Music Fest Artist Announcement #2
Back in November we learned that Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, and Old Dominion would be headed to Cavendish Beach to headline the 2016 country music festival… And today we’ve learned that 11 more country artists will join them on the main stage in beautiful PEI this July to start filling out the bill … Continue reading 2016 Cavendish Beach Music Festival Main Stage Artist Announcement!
Well, well, well… it looks like there’s a new player on the Ontario country music festival scene in 2016, and it’s none other than CMT. So many of us have spent hours and hours and hours watching CMT for country music videos – and now that same team will be bringing live music to Bingemans … Continue reading Are Y’all Ready? CMT Music Fest 2016 Announced!
Music, like all things in life, goes through phases. We embrace the things and people we love and hold onto them for years at a time, sometimes overlooking what and who comes next because of our tunnel vision. But right now we are knee deep in a country music youth movement that is turning over … Continue reading Welcome to the Country Music Youth Movement
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!