Doc Walker hit the Boots & Hearts main stage on Thursday night in the headlining slot… and they showed the assembled country fans that they’ve still got after more than two decades on the job! With a setlist full of hits and sing alongs, the boys made sure to keep the Coors Banquet Kick Off … Continue reading Weathervane: Doc Walker at Boots & Hearts 2017!
From my inbox, with this edition, we’re highlighting bands from Edmonton, Brown County, Sudbury, and Portland. A wide range of genres including Electro-Synth-Pop, Country, Bluegrass and Alt-Indie. So please settle in for a few minutes and check them out. Let’s do this! Artist: The Royal Foundry Hometown: Edmonton Genre: Electro-Alt-POP Related Artists: Magic Giant, The … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: The Royal Foundry, Adam Gregory, Noah Smith, Murder Murder and Grace Mitchell
We’ve been on the Johnson Crook train for the last 2-plus years, catching live shows, talking to the boys, and waiting for the moment that came on Friday, August 4, 2017 when Noel, Nathan, Trevor, and Jared released their debut full length album, The Album. The 12 track release (Coalition Music) comes on the heels … Continue reading The Album: Johnson Crook Album Review
Dan Davidson may be becoming known for his wacky videos, but country radio and country music fans know that he’s the real deal, And he’s just getting started. We met up with the former Tupelo Honey rocker at Parkdale’s Rod, Gun & Barbers during a stop in Toronto to talk about his music, DIY videos, … Continue reading Laugh When You Lie: Dan Davidson, Live in Toronto
Boots & Hearts 2017 is coming, and we’re getting ready for all of the live music action that we can handle. And now we know which day, stage, and time we’ll be catching our favourite country music artists from August 10 to 13th in Oro-Medonte, ON. Now, we know that there are going to be … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2017 Preview: Day-to-Day Schedule and Stage Lineup
The Nashville North Stage was home to a lot of great country music during the 2017 Calgary Stampede, including a fired up set from Ontario hit makers, Cold Creek County. The boys were at their best in front of the country music fans on hand, and you can tell they were loving it from the … Continue reading Calgary Stampede 2017: Cold Creek County Photo Review
From my inbox, with this edition, we’re highlighting bands from San Diego, Ottawa, West Plains, Nashville and Langley. A wide range of genres including Moombahton, Country, Rock and Pop. Take a few minutes and check them out. You won’t regret it. Let’s do this! Artist: Bad Royale ft. Silver Hometown: Magicland, CA – Yeah, it really … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: Bad Royale ft. Silver, Doc Yates, Ha Ha Tonka, Jillian Steele and Wayward Transmissions
Jess Moskaluke is a Canadian country superstar. With three consecutive Female Artist of the Year wins at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards, she’s proved it. And on Tuesday, July 11, she hit the Nashville North Stage at the Calgary Stampede to show it in person. I remember seeing her years ago in a small … Continue reading Calgary Stampede 2017: Jess Moskaluke Photo Review
The Calgary Stampede offers more entertainment than most people can handle… or fit into their schedule. Check out these pics of The Cadillac Three going wild on the Nashville North stage, and some of the awesome motocross action from the Bell Adrenaline Ranch! The Cadillac Three at the 2017 Calgary Stampede Bell Adrenaline Ranch at … Continue reading Calgary Stampede 2017: The Cadillac Three & Bell Adrenaline Ranch Photo Review
If you haven’t seen JJ Shiplett on stage, we highly recommend that you change that as soon as possible. And if you’re going to Boots & Hearts 2017, your chance is coming soon! We caught up with the Something To Believe In singer for a little pre-festival Q&A action, and as usual, JJ was awesome. … Continue reading Boots & Hearts Preview: JJ Shiplett Q&A
In the heart of the city, country took over. The Budweiser County Fair brought country music, BBQ, beer and more to King Street West, and country fans were there to soak it all in while they soaked up the sun. The two day festival featured a list of rising stars on stage, and paired with … Continue reading Giddy Up: Budweiser County Fair Toronto!
From Newfoundland’s fisheries, to the oil rigs, to the Coca-Cola Stage at the 2017 Calgary Stampede – Brad Saunders has had a pretty wild ride. And on a Monday night, he showed Calgary that he knows how to put on a show and party. Check out the pics, and next time he’s in your town, go … Continue reading Calgary Stampede 2017: Brad Saunders Photo Review
With two singles released to country radio, and a growing number of fans checking out their weekly YouTube videos (which are a whole lot of fun), Leaving Thomas is quickly becoming an act to watch on the Canadian country music scene. Annika and Bryton have a ton of energy and love for what they do, … Continue reading Boots & Hearts Preview: Leaving Thomas Q&A
The Canadian Country Music Association has announced the full list of 2017 CCMA Awards nominees… and it’s an impressive list of Canadian country talent! We are lucky and privileged to have covered, met, and seen these artists put on amazing lives shows, record fantastic music, and grow into their careers. But now, because we know … Continue reading Have Your Say: 2017 Canadian Country Music Association Awards Nominees!
We’re getting ready for Boots & Hearts 2017 and all of the awesome live country music we’re going to see at this year’s festival… including the sets from Chad Brownlee and Jess Moskaluke. And, to get us all ready to see these Canadian country stars on stage, we’ve got a Q&A featuring both artists, AND … Continue reading Boots & Hearts Preview: Chad Brownlee & Jess Moskaluke Q&A and Contest!