Every year Canadian Music Week takes over Toronto and turns us into the music city we dream about for the rest of the year… and 2017 will be no different with a pile of talented artists – including up-and-comers and headlining legends. This year CMW comes to town from April 18 to 23 and will … Continue reading Canadian Music Week 2017 – The Early Preview!
2016 was a long, hard year for many of us. Personally, and in the music industry, we experienced loss and heartbreak – BUT, in the midst of all of that, we also had some great moments and we have to remember that! So, to celebrate what was good about the year, here are 5 of my best … Continue reading Joshua’s Highlights and Top Memories of 2016!
They’ve come a long way from home up in La Crete, Alberta… and the way things are going, it looks like High Valley have a lot further to go before things are all said and done. On Sunday night we headed out to the CNE in Toronto to catch up with Brad and Curtis and … Continue reading Every Week’s Got A Friday: High Valley at the CNE 2016
Updated with new acts added since original publishing date (June 21, 2016) Yes, we know that Toronto is still waiting for Spring to really start (enough with the cold and the snow already), and we know that the CNE signals the end of Summer every year… and we’re not trying to get ahead of ourselves … Continue reading 2016 Canadian National Exhibition CNE Bandshell Concert Schedule
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!
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
We love Christmas. It’s such a great time of year to see smiles on people’s faces and when a little kid unwraps a new present – that look is pretty magical. This year we’re celebrating with some Q&A fun thanks to some of our favourites in Canadian country music. We tried it last year and … Continue reading Christmas Q&A with High Valley, Cory Marquardt, and Livy Jeanne!
High Valley loves Boots & Hearts. It’s the only possible explanation for their appearance 4 years in a row – and they pretty much told us as much when we sat down with them after their Friday set on the main stage. Brad and Curtis Rempel gave a crowd all the energy they had as … Continue reading She’s With Me: High Valley at Boots & Hearts 2015!
The 2015 Cavendish Beach Music Festival is only a week away – and if you love country music and you can get yourself down to PEI, we highly suggest doing it! In fact, tickets to see Eric Church, Keith Urban, Kristian Bush, Jess Moskaluke, Brantley Gilbert, Livy Jeanne, High Valley, The Bros. Landreth, Dallas Smith, … Continue reading 2015 Cavendish Beach Music Festival Preview: Artist Q&A
We’ve been over the fact that we’re excited for Boots & Hearts 2015 – and we keep saying that we aren’t alone in that excitement… well today, we prove it! With the help of some awesome friends we are previewing 6 more B&H artists. Trish – writer & photographer, you’ve seen her @trishca wordmark on … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2015 Countdown and Preview #2
On the eve of the 2014 CMA Awards and Boots & Hearts next big announcement we thought it was a good time to put out some new predictions for the 2015 festival line-up at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds. As others have already predicted (like our friends at Sound Check Entertainment) it looks like a solid … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2015 Predictions – CMA Awards
Boots & Hearts 2014 is so close I can taste the food truck fare and the Vitamin Water and I can almost hear the music. And since we’re so close, it’s time to start really thinking about what might happen and what we can expect in Bowmanville from Thursday to Sunday. So, here are some … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2014: Weekend Predictions
Just over a year and a half ago, on a sunny Sunday afternoon, I saw Paul Brandt take the stage at Boots & Hearts 2012. It was the first year for the country music festival just outside of Bowmanville, Ontario, and people were excited. The rain had stopped from the night before. The music was … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2014 Preview – Paul Brandt
Tim Hicks Boots & Hearts kicked off on the Front Porch Stage Thursday night, much to the delight of thousands of country music fans who made the trip to Bowmanville for the extra night of music and partying. 2nd on stage Thursday night was Tim Hicks, an emerging artist who has been nominated for the … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013 Spotlight: Tim Hicks, Chad Brownlee, High Valley, Aaron Lewis, Jason Blaine