Life isn’t always sunshine and rainbows, Jessica Mitchell knows that, she told us that. But in those moments when it seems darkest, inspiration is abundant, and art is made. One year ago Mitchell’s life presented two bright moments that changed the course of her career, and thrust her into a spotlight that she didn’t expect … Continue reading Moments: Jessica Mitchell, the Feature
With four amazing locations, Country Thunder is back again in 2017 and bigger then ever! With festivals in Florence, AZ, Craven, SK, Twin Lakes, WI and Calgary, AB everyone can have the opportunity to put on their cowboy boots and dance to an amazing lineup all weekend long! Get ready for a weekend full of … Continue reading Country Thunder: Returning to Calgary for 2017!
2016 was a big year. A lot of people will look back at it and see all of the turmoil, loss, and general destruction that came from it – but there were positives that some of us will look back on from the year and use a fence posts for timelines and stories. Some of … Continue reading Songs, Success, and Standing Ovations: The Overdue Rise of Canadian Women in Country Music
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!
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
Country music is in the midst of a 90s comeback thanks to Hot Country Knights. The mulleted, dad jeans sporting, neon clothed band have taken Nashville by storm with their infectious energy, hot moves on stage and killer covers of new country classics. If you haven’t seen them in action yet, take a look at … Continue reading 90s Country Playlist featuring Hot Country Knights!
This summer I sat down on a bale of straw with Trinity Bradshaw and talked about her music and career goals and country music – and while we were talking I asked her the same question that I’ve been asking country musicians when I get the chance: Who would you want to go out on … Continue reading Welcome to the Women of Canadian Country Music Festival!