It’s been a while since we saw The Middle Coast perform at The Horseshoe Tavern and we were thrilled when we heard they’d be playing the Cavendish Beach Music Festival this year. Not afraid to travel for a show, The Middle Coast will be on the Cavendish Farms Kitchen Stage on Sunday, July 10th. We … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2016: Q&A with The Middle Coast
There may have been some weather ups and downs but that didn’t dampen our spirits for the first edition of the Trackside Music Festival. We pretty much kept to the main stage and watched some of our all time favourites, and some heavy hitters, knock it out of the park. Check out our photos and stay … Continue reading Trackside Music Festival: Day 1 Photo Review
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
What a spectacular day of music! The sun was out, the mud from day 1 was cleared up, the music was loud and everyone was all in. My biggest regret from Riot Fest Day 2… missing Andrew W.K But, the rest of the day was awesome, and to prove it I’m going to let the … Continue reading Riot Fest Toronto 2015 Day 2: Photo Review
Fresh off a 2nd consecutive win for Festival of the Year at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards, Boots & Hearts is gearing up for 2016 with the release of the first wave of tickets! It’s a little crazy to think that it’s been less than 2 months since we were hanging out at Burl’s … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Tickets On Sale Now!
Day 3 at TURF was super eventful with great music, awesome September weather, and here are the photos to prove it! Steve Poltz was everywhere – even showed up in the media pit! Got to say hi. Pic to come. He even had the audience dancing solos on the lawn. What a fun guy. … Continue reading TURF 2015 Day 3: Photo Review
It was a busy day 1 at the Toronto Urban Roots Festival. But the crowd at Historic Fort York was awesome, the music was on fire, and we’ve got some awesome pics to prove it. Check out some of the highlights from Day 1 and make sure to check back from more as the weekend … Continue reading TURF 2015 Day 1: Photo Review
The start of TURF is just hours away. It’s our first time covering the festival and we’re pretty excited. It’s going to be a packed 3 days at Historic Fort York, with 48 acts taking 3 stages (East, West, South) Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. AND there’s a kids stage with something to offer for the … Continue reading 5 Reasons We’re Excited for TURF 2015
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!
For the third year in a row, Stuart and Jenna Walker were up on the Boots & Hearts stage doing their thing in front of the crowd. But this year was different. In 2013 The Reklaws won the Emerging Artist Showcase and in 2014 they returned to play for the crowd… but in 2015 they … Continue reading Sun Drunk: The Reklaws at Boots & Hearts 2015!
There’s no argument about the talent that showed up at Boots & Hearts 2015… and while we have put a lot of focus on the ladies leading up to, during, and following the festival, the men didn’t disappoint. Between 2 stages and 2 days, Dylan Scott, Wes Mack, and Emerson Drive played their sets for … Continue reading Boys of Summer: Emerson Drive, Wes Mack, and Dylan Scott at Boots & Hearts 2015!
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!
With the sun still shining, the headline crowd rolling in, and a blue solo cup in his hand, Thomas Rhett took advantage of his time on the Boots & Hearts main stage by putting on a show that definitely made him some new fans. After having seen Thomas play an acoustic show at Toronto’s Rock … Continue reading Tangled Up: Thomas Rhett at Boots & Hearts 2015!
On a Sunday night, after 4 days of country music and beer and dancing and sweat and fried food and new friends and old friends, Florida Georgia Line took over the Boots & Hearts main stage and brought the energy we expected… There was perhaps more anticipation for the start of this set than any … Continue reading Anything Goes: Florida Georgia Line at Boots & Hearts 2015!
Saturday at Boots & Hearts we got a double shot of Canadian country music talent when Chad Brownlee and Dallas Smith took over the main stage back-to-back. First up was Chad Brownlee, who we just saw at the Blue Jays pre-game – and who we are happy we saw again. This guy puts on a … Continue reading Canadian Takeover: Dallas Smith and Chad Brownlee at Boots & Hearts 2015!