It’s a well documented and quoted fact that the late Tom Petty had some issues with modern country music – but there is no denying the love that modern country artists have for him and the impact he made on them. If you need proof, have a listen to this list of Tom Petty country … Continue reading 10 Awesome Country Covers: Tom Petty Edition
Have you seen it yet? Dierks Bentley has just released a video for the title track Black. This is the third single off the album Black and it’s very different. Somewhere on a Beach was fun, upbeat with a hip-hop feel and Different for Girls offers up an understanding, kind feeling, featuring uber talented Elle King. Both hit the number one … Continue reading Black: Dierks Bentley Video Release
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!
When we got asked to give the new record from The Cadillac Three a listen we were told that it was going to be a game changer, a selection of songs that would push these dudes from Nashville into a new spotlight among country music fans and the industry… but we needed to hear it … Continue reading Bury Me In My Boots: The Cadillac Three Album Review & Contest!
It’s hard to believe that it’s been 2 years since we first saw Sam Hunt on stage for the first time at Boots & Hearts… and now we’ve seen him again. But this time the Georgia boy was all over the main stage as the direct lead-in to headliner Dierks Bentley on Friday night. As … Continue reading Take Your Time: Sam Hunt at Boots & Hearts 2016!
If you’re ever wondering who to invite to your party on a summer Friday night, the answer is Dierks Bentley. For real. Bentley headlined the Boots & Hearts main stage Friday and hosted one hell of a party for (our estimate) 40,000 of his closest Canadian friends. Hell, he even invited a dude named Nick … Continue reading Drunk on a Plane: Dierks Bentley at Boots & Hearts 2016!
It’s no secret that I love to sing karaoke with my friends and whatever strangers show up at the bar. It’s also no secret that I have a soft spot for country music karaoke… I’ve sung a lot of it over the years. So, I thought I’d share my pics for the Top 5 karaoke … Continue reading Top 5 Boots & Hearts 2016 Karaoke Songs!
We know you’ve been counting the days, and we’ve been doing our best to keep you updated on all things Boots & Hearts. Well, this morning they released their daily schedules and we’ve got them for you! Click here to see the full schedule and use the “Create A Lineup” feature to pick your artists. … Continue reading 2016 Boots & Hearts Day-to-Day Schedule and Set Times
We’ve put together our Boots and Hearts 2016 Spotify playlist for your listening pleasure. With over thirty artists on the #BH5 lineup (we’ve included the emerging artists who were on Spotify), we’ve got you covered for just over six hours! There are a couple of artists who, are not on Spotify, we’ve listed them separately … Continue reading Boots and Hearts 2016 Playlist
They’re Here!!! After months of waiting, weeks of speculation, and more patience than we generally have, the Boots & Hearts 2016 daily lineups have been announced. We don’t have stage assignments or set times yet, but we promise we will share them with you as soon as we do. For now we can start planning … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Daily Lineup Announcement!
We talk an awful lot about how proud we are to see country music making an impact in Ontario… but let’s not forget just how HUGE county has been in Alberta for a long, long time! Part of that country music tradition is the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose, Alberta for more than 20 freaking … Continue reading Big Valley Jamboree 2016 Lineup Announcement!
On Friday, February 5 one of the most anticipated debut solo albums of 2016 in Country music was finally released to the public… and it isn’t disappointing us one single bit. Charles Kelley (aka The Tall Guy From Lady Antebellum) has had fans eagerly awaiting the release of this full length record since The Driver … Continue reading The Driver: Charles Kelley Album Review
Dierks Bentley is coming back to Boots & Hearts to take his rightful place as headliner on the main stage! Back in 2013 Mr. Bentley played the set-up role for Miranda Lambert’s turn in the spotlight, and he stole the whole damn show. Seriously, Dierks was hands down the scene stealer of the entire weekend, … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Preview: Dierks Bentley Top 5
With the NHL All-Star Game coming up in Nashville on January 31, we decided to have a little fun with some hockey loving country music stars and hold a fantasy draft of our own. There are 14 players on the board, 12 skaters and 2 goalies… all picked because of their experience on the ice … Continue reading Country Music All-Star Hockey Fantasy Draft
Early this morning Republic Live announced that Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley would be headlining the 2016 Boots and Hearts Festival. The Festival entering its 5th year just keeps getting better and better. Just ask the Canadian Country Music Association and Canadian Music Week, who have both awarded Boots & Hearts with “Festival of the Year” awards. … Continue reading Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley Returning to Boots and Hearts as 2016 Headliners