Sam Outlaw Ticket Giveaway: Longboat Hall at The Great Hall – September 25, 2017

Hey country music lovers, this one’s for you!!! On September 25th we’ll be attending the Sam Outlaw show at Toronto’s Longboat Hall at The Great Hall – and we want you to come too! Our friends at Collective Concerts have given us two pairs of tickets to give away and we can hardly wait to … Continue reading Sam Outlaw Ticket Giveaway: Longboat Hall at The Great Hall – September 25, 2017

Midnight Oil - Budweiser Stage 2017

Midnight Oil, Matthew Good and The Living End at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage

On a beautiful Friday summer night, Toronto showed up big time for another 2017 performance by Midnight Oil. Having just performed in May of this year it was a treat that Midnight Oil returned to play for us so soon. The band brought along fellow Aussie band The Living End to get things started and … Continue reading Midnight Oil, Matthew Good and The Living End at Toronto’s Budweiser Stage

Dean Brody - Budweiser Stage 2017

Dean Brody, Tim Hicks, Carly Pearce and Special Guests Take Over Toronto

On a summer Thursday night down by the lake, Toronto embraced Canadian country music at the biggest homegrown show in our memory. Dean Brody & Tim Hicks put their Canadian names on the tickets, with U.S. rising star Carly Pearce as their opener, and special guests promised – and everyone, from the start to the … Continue reading Dean Brody, Tim Hicks, Carly Pearce and Special Guests Take Over Toronto

Dallas Smith - Budweiser Stage 2017

Side Effects: Dallas Smith Backstage Interview, Toronto

Before he surprised the crowd at the Budweiser Stage in Toronto as a special guest of Dean Brody, Dallas Smith hung out with us to talk about his upcoming tour, what it feels like to go #1, and more. The first time we saw Dallas Smith playing live country music was at Boots & Hearts … Continue reading Side Effects: Dallas Smith Backstage Interview, Toronto

Steve Fest 2017: NLP, Zebra And The Bandit, Johnny Nocash and More

On Sunday night I attended my first Steve Fest. This year’s edition was held at Toronto’s Hard Luck Bar and included NLP, Zebra And The Bandit, Johnny Nocash & The Celtic Outlaws, Dawn Valley, Her Majesty the King, and The Curse Within. Additional bands which hit the stage before we arrived included This Is A Crisis,  Words … Continue reading Steve Fest 2017: NLP, Zebra And The Bandit, Johnny Nocash and More

Country Thunder Calgary 2017: High Valley & James Barker Band Photo Review

Canada was well represented at Country Thunder Calgary – and when both James Barker Band and High Valley hit the stage, the crowd showed them the love that they deserved. Check out the pics of both bands and give these good Canadian boys some love the next time you have the chance! James Barker Band … Continue reading Country Thunder Calgary 2017: High Valley & James Barker Band Photo Review

Country Thunder Calgary 2017: Thomas Rhett Photo Review

Thomas Rhett is a new daddy x2, has a new album on the way, and rolled into Calgary to light up the Country Thunder stage. And the 27 year old Georgia native didn’t disappoint! Check out the pics, a little video of Rhett getting the crowd in a dancing mood, and be ready for Life … Continue reading Country Thunder Calgary 2017: Thomas Rhett Photo Review

Country Thunder Calgary 2017: Dallas Smith Photo Review

One act that blew us out of our seats at Country Thunder was the very talented Dallas Smith. Every time I’ve seen him he gets better and better and he never fails to entertain. What I really love about Dallas is how intimate he is with the crowd and how much he interacts with them … Continue reading Country Thunder Calgary 2017: Dallas Smith Photo Review

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Cold Creek County

Homemade: Cold Creek County at Boots & Hearts 2017

Cold Creek County are no strangers to big Canadian country music stages, and at Boots & Hearts 2017 they took the main stage in the Sunday afternoon sun to share their hits, fan favourites, and more with the B&H crowd. The 2016 CMAO Group of The Year, Rising Star, and Fan’s Choice award winners pulled … Continue reading Homemade: Cold Creek County at Boots & Hearts 2017

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Lindi Ortega

Til The Goin’ Gets Gone: Lindi Ortega at Boots & Hearts 2017

Lindi Ortega is as original a talent as their is on the 2017 country music landscape. With a sound that is revered by fans and critics alike, she popped up on the Boots & Hearts 2017 Front Porch Stage and showed everyone why she’s making waves in music. Singing songs like Run Amuck, Angels, I … Continue reading Til The Goin’ Gets Gone: Lindi Ortega at Boots & Hearts 2017

CNE 2017 - Sam Roberts Band

TerraForm: Sam Roberts Band with Jane’s Party at the 2017 CNE

The next time someone tries to tell you that rock and roll is dead, or if you yourself feel that thought rolling through your brain, remember the Sam Roberts Band. On Saturday night, at the legendary CNE Bandshell, we caught the Montreal rock outfit and were completely sucked in and entertained by their straight ahead, … Continue reading TerraForm: Sam Roberts Band with Jane’s Party at the 2017 CNE

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Jessica Mitchell

Don’t Love Me: Jessica Mitchell at Boots & Hearts 2017

Jessica Mitchell is a treasure and a talent, and on Friday at Boots & Hearts 2017 she climbed up on the Front Porch stage and showed it. In the middle of the afternoon, Jessica and her band played and sang and entertained. They filled the space with sound, they expressed the emotion and depth of … Continue reading Don’t Love Me: Jessica Mitchell at Boots & Hearts 2017

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Frankie Ballard

El Rio: Frankie Ballard at Boots & Hearts 2017

When he was 19 years old, Frankie Ballard used to take trips across the border to Windsor, ON from Michigan to have a drink, a Cuban cigar, and gamble a little. But on Friday at Boots & Hearts 2017, Ballard came north to put on a show! Frankie Ballard and the Wildcat Band hit the … Continue reading El Rio: Frankie Ballard at Boots & Hearts 2017