WayHome 2017 is coming, and I can hardly wait to see PUP hit the stage on Saturday! I sit here wondering how I’ve managed to not see this band live yet?! They’ve played NXNE, CMW, Vans Warped Tour, SXSW. They’ve been recognized by Rolling Stone, The Polaris Music Prize, Billboard, SOCAN, Juno Awards, CBC radio and … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: PUP Top 10
North by Northeast has released their first 2017 artist announcement and it’s a good start. Now entering its 22nd year, the annual Toronto music festival returns to the Port Lands with Passion Pit, Tyler, the Creator and Post Malone in the headlining position for fthis venue. Also included in today’s announcement, Bleachers, Sleigh Bells, The Soul Rebels … Continue reading NXNE 2017 – Round 1 Artist Announcement
Canadian country star, Tebey hit the Havelock Country Jamboree stage on Friday night to play for thousands of country music fans, and we were there to take it all in and document the action in photos. Have a look and be ready for more photos from more shows and festivals coming soon!
Boots & Hearts was full of amazing country talent in 2016… some of it well known to Canadian audiences, some of it well known to the B&H crowd, and some of it on the cusp of breaking through. And we put together three artists that check off those tiers in one photo review right here! Check … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Aaron Pritchett, The Reklaws & Kaitlin Kozell
2016 Canadian Country Music Award nominee David James is still trying to wrap his head about the success and love he’s seeing as an emerging artist. But the more we see and hear from the Rising Star hopeful, the more we believe he should start accepting it! We checked out David on the Boots & … Continue reading Lonely Girl: David James at Boots & Hearts 2016!
On the first full day of Boots & Hearts 2016, Autumn Hill hit the main stage and continued to show us why we see them as one of country’s brightest rising stars in Canada, and truthfully, one of our favourites. The opportunity to see Tareya and Mike backed by a full band was also a … Continue reading Good Night For Going Nowhere: Autumn Hill at Boots & Hearts 2016!
We’ve always loved Boots & Hearts for the way they book and push young, emerging country artists. It’s awesome to see, and you can see the progression in careers as the 5 years have passed. This year one of those artists getting his chance to shine on the main stage was Jojo Mason… and boy … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Jojo Mason
Y’all know Tim Hicks. He’s the Southern Ontario country singer and family man responsible for bangers like Here Comes The Thunder, So Do I, and Hell Raisin’ Good Time… and his latest single, Stompin’ Ground! Well, for the fourth time in five years, Hicks was back at Boots & Hearts where the fans always love … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Tim Hicks!
Few artists packed the tent at the Boots & Hearts Front Porch stage the way Dylan Scott did, and there’s little wonder as to why after seeing him perform for the second August in a row. Yes, it’s true that Scott came back to Canada without the benefit of an album’s worth of material fully … Continue reading My Girl: Dylan Scott at Boots & Hearts 2016!
“You can tell everyone that Timberlake is our favourite Justin.” That’s just one of the tidbits that came from our hangout with River Town Saints after their Sunday set at Boots & Hearts 2016! Earlier in the afternoon, in front of a raucous crowd of country music loving individuals, the boys went to work and … Continue reading Cherry Bomb: River Town Saints at Boots & Hearts 2016!
If you’re putting together a list of fan favourites from Boots & Hearts 2016, be sure you add Jordan McIntosh! Jordan took over the shade covered Front Porch stage on Sunday afternoon and put on the kind of show we’ve come to expect from the 20 year old Canadian… 1) He was welcomed to the … Continue reading Steal Your Heart: Jordan McIntosh at Boots & Hearts 2016!
One year ago the James Barker Band played on the Boots & Hearts main stage on their way to winning the SiriusXM Emerging Artist Showcase. This summer the boys were back on the main stage as part of a very big, very busy summer. If you listen to Canadian country radio you’ve heard Lawn Chair … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: James Barker Band
On Saturday afternoon at Boots & Hearts we saw the 2015 CCMA Rising Star, Madeline Merlo hit the stage to entertain country music fans in the sun… and it was worth the heat! A nice afternoon crowd assembled to watch Madeline and her band perform on the main stage. Some sat in lawn chairs, some … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Madeline Merlo!
It was her first Boots & Hearts… but we’re willing to bet that 2016 won’t be the last time Raquel Cole takes the B&H stage. Armed with her acoustic guitar, a trusty mandolin named Phoebe, and a kick box to keep the crowd on the beat, Raquel stood her ground on the Front Porch stage and … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Raquel Cole
☑ Strong Voice ☑ Good On His guitar ☑ Handsome ☑ Huge Energy ☑ Great With The Crowd ☑ Excellent In Front Of A Camera If you’re looking for someone who checks off all of the boxes, we’re going to highly recommend Chase Bryant. The Texas born country star was on the Front Porch stage … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Chase Bryant!