In the newest edition of the New Music Spotlight we’ve got some major country music stars, rock and roll from Ontario, and pop music from Toronto. Give these songs from Maren Morris ft. Vince Gill, Eric Church, Texas King, Ralph ft. The Darcys, and Oh Geronimo a listen, let us know what you think, and … Continue reading New Music Spotlight: Maren Morris, Eric Church, Ralph & The Darcys, Oh Geronimo, Texas King
In May of 2016, Rolling Stone Magazine put Jillian Jacqueline on a list of 10 Country Artists You Need to Know… and if you didn’t get to know her then, the time is now with the release of her brand new album, Side A. The nine song album comes in just under 30 minutes, and … Continue reading Side A: Jillian Jacqueline Album Review
Thomas Rhett’s Life Changes may be the most aptly titled album of 2017. The new father of two has now released his third studio album, has already gone to number one on the US Country Airplay chart with Craving You, and is set to keep that momentum going. Life Changes is a monster album, with … Continue reading Life Changes: Thomas Rhett Album Review
With the dates for Boots & Hearts 2018 released and our recovery from the 2017 festival complete, it’s time to look at our predictions for BH7 next August. As always, the names listed below have been picked because we fully believe there is a chance that they could play the festival. Yes, we’d love to … Continue reading 15 Boots & Hearts 2018 Artist Predictions
In the late afternoon sun, on the Boots & Hearts Front Porch Stage, Jess Moskaluke wowed the crowd with her voice, hits, and new music. The 2014, 2015, and 2016 Canadian Country Music Association Female Artist of the Year was on fire from the jump. The Saskatchewan star had a pumped up crowd at the … Continue reading Kill Your Love: Jess Mosklaluke at Boots & Hearts 2017
With 2016 quickly drawing to a close (really, it’s coming faster than I thought) it’s time to start looking back at the year that was. So, here we are today with the 10 albums that I’ve found myself listening to the most in 2016. Some were released this year and caught my ear instantly. Some … Continue reading Joshua’s 10 Most Listened to Albums of 2016!
While we were in London, ON for Canadian Country Music Week we had the chance to catch up with Carseland/Calgary, Alberta’s Sykamore to learn a little more about her with 5 quick questions. Sykamore also volunteered to answer a bonus question – which we love – so check that out, find her single, Houseboat, on Spotify, and … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Sykamore!
We’re just under 9 months away from Boots & Hearts 2017 at Burl’s Creek in Oro, ON – but it really doesn’t feel like that long at all! In fact, we’ve already been thinking about B&H a lot, and while we can’t give you many details yet, we can tell you that we’re going to … Continue reading Please Welcome to the Stage… Boots & Hearts 2017 Predictions!
We caught up with Cambridge, ON’s Shae Dupuy during Canadian Country Music Week for a little sit down hang out, and got her to answer 5 quick questions for us about music, hobbies and even the Maple Leafs. Big thanks to the Good For Me singer for taking the time… we’re sure it would have … Continue reading 5 Quick Questions with Shae Dupuy!
“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!
Bobby Wills is back! Not that he ever left really, but every time an artist releases new music it feels like we’re getting them back after they’ve gone away for a little while. For the Calgary country singer it’s been nearly 2 years since his last album, Crazy Enough was released to the world, and … Continue reading Tougher Than Love: Bobby Wills EP Review and Q&A
A new month is here… and we’re ready to fall in love with new music. And If you’re looking for some new tracks to learn and love in February, we’re here to help. Check out our February 2016 playlist for some emerging talent, huge stars, and personal favourites. If there are songs you think we … Continue reading thereviewsarein.com February 2016 Playlist!
Country superstar Keith Urban is going back on the road, and for fans lucky enough to be within driving distance of Toronto… you’ll have the chance to see the guitar hero live! With a new album, Ripcord, in progress (come on man, finish up!) it makes sense that the Australian hit-maker is ready to tour … Continue reading Keith Urban Announces RipCORD World Tour – Including Toronto Stop, July 9, 2016!