Eric Church’s Holdin’ My Own Tour is well underway, and after his Thursday night stop in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre, we’re glad the Chief put these wheels in motion. I’ve seen Eric Church once before, at Boots & Hearts 2015… and if it weren’t for some really crappy weather I would have seen … Continue reading Holdin’ My Own: Eric Church Takes Toronto
Boots & Hearts 2017 has made a huge splash with their first announcement… bringing Keith Urban to Burl’s Creek for his first appearance at the festival. And to make things even more exciting, tier 1 tickets are now on sale at the lowest price you’re going to find between now and the festival in August … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2017 Preview: Keith Urban Top 10
Eric Church is coming to the main stage to headline day 1 of CMT Music Fest on July 8 – so we’ve taken our experience to build this list of 4 rules when he takes the stage. Have a look and leave a comment telling us if you think you can follow the rules, and … Continue reading 4 Rules for Watching Eric Church Live at CMT Music Fest 2016!
Set times are now up for CMT Music Fest and it’s looking like there shouldn’t be too much overlap and that’s good news for all of us. If you’re looking for more details you can hop on over to the CMT Music Fest page using THIS LINK. They’ve got some great artist profiles up if … Continue reading CMT Music Fest Day-to-Day Schedule and Set Times
CMT Music Fest is coming to Kitchener this summer… and it’s going to be HUGE! For 2 days (July 8 & 9) some of country music’s biggest stars and most talented emerging artists will be taking the stage at Bingemans to entertain thousands of fans ready to have a good time in the July heat. … Continue reading CMT Music Fest 2016 Performer Q&A with The Road Hammers, Kira Isabella & Lindi Ortega!
With a quick hello, thank you for coming out, and “I’m gonna play you some songs I wrote”, Tucker Beathard took a seat on the Rivoli stage in Toronto and started a Monday night showcase for the intimate crowd in the back room. The 21 year old from Nashville was comfortable on stage, and after … Continue reading Rock On: Tucker Beathard in Toronto!
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
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!
2015 has been an awesome year for us at thereviewarein.com. We’ve had the chance to see more shows, cover more festivals, talk to more artists, have more fun, and share more content with all of you. And now, as we get closer to the end of the year, Trish and I are looking back at … Continue reading Favourites Of 2015: A Year In Review!
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
It’s 350km from Cory Marquardt’s home town of North Bay to Toronto and the Canadian National Exhibition – and we’re glad he made the trip. One of Ontario’s rising stars in country music, Marquardt has been working his tail off, travelling, playing, and having a party at every stop along the way. And his three … Continue reading This Man: Cory Marquardt at the 2015 CNE!
A year ago I sat on a bale of straw backstage with Trinity Bradshaw after she competed in the Emerging Artist Showcase… not long after that she was announced as a finalist, and the next day she won the whole damn thing. Fast forward 12 months and Trinity has a great single, performed on Canada … Continue reading Good Times: Trinity Bradshaw at Boots & Hearts 2015!
Eric Church doesn’t give one single damn, he told us so himself when he was up on the main stage at Boots & Hearts on Saturday night. And it showed. This is a dude who plays his own brand of country rock, a throw back to the days of Merle and Johnny and the rest … Continue reading That’s Damn Rock and Roll: Eric Church 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!
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