Tag Archives: Canadian National Exhibition

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Chad Brownlee

Out Of The Blue: Chad Brownlee at Boots & Hearts 2017

Chad Brownlee is a Canadian country music star, and on Saturday we got to catch up with him, and see him perform twice at Boots & Hearts 2017! Country music fans had two chances to catch Chad Brownlee on Saturday as he took the main stage for his full set, and made an appearance on … Continue reading Out Of The Blue: Chad Brownlee at Boots & Hearts 2017

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Leaving Thomas

Blame It On The Neon: Leaving Thomas at Boots & Hearts 2017

We’ve said it before, playing the opening slot of the day on the main stage at a festival isn’t easy. You’ve got to set the tone, get people engaged, pull them into the crowd… and Leaving Thomas did all of that on Friday at Boots & Hearts 2017. Annika and Bryton hopped up on the … Continue reading Blame It On The Neon: Leaving Thomas at Boots & Hearts 2017

Boots and Hearts 2017 - Andrew Hyatt

On Me: Andrew Hyatt at Boots & Hearts 2017

Rain was falling on the Friday afternoon crowd at Boots & Hearts 2017… and then it cleared and the sun came out as Andrew Hyatt and his band, The Good Intentions, took over the Front Porch stage and played their hearts out. We caught up with Andrew after his set, and we talked about the … Continue reading On Me: Andrew Hyatt at Boots & Hearts 2017

2017 Canadian National Exhibition Northern Comfort Saloon Lineup and Schedule

If you like cold drink and hot country music, the Northern Comfort Saloon at the Canadian National Exhibition should be on your to do list this summer! We’ve been checking out the Northern Comfort Saloon since year one in 2014, and every year there’s a pretty fantastic selection of country music to sing, drink, and … Continue reading 2017 Canadian National Exhibition Northern Comfort Saloon Lineup and Schedule

2017 Canadian National Exhibition Bandshell Stage Lineup and Schedule

Every Toronto summer ends the same way, with the Canadian National Exhibition and its rides, food, and entertainment. And now, still a month and a half away from opening day, we have a schedule and lineup for the legendary CNE Bandshell stage. As always, all concerts are included with the price of CNE admission, making … Continue reading 2017 Canadian National Exhibition Bandshell Stage Lineup and Schedule

Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2017 Preview: High Valley Top 10

On Friday night (July 7, 2017) at Cavendish Beach Music Festival, country music fans will see two of Alberta’s favourite sons come to Prince Edward Island, take the stage and make it theirs. High Valley, perhaps the most successful Canadian country act in the United States right now, will bring their bluegrass inspired songs the … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2017 Preview: High Valley Top 10

The Trews CNE 2016

Beautiful and Tragic: The Trews at the CNE 2016

For more than a decade we’ve been listening to the rock and roll stylings of The Trews, and on Saturday night we took it all in up close and personal at the CNE in Toronto. The Antigonish, Nova Scotia natives took the stage to an awesome reception of fans who knew exactly what they were … Continue reading Beautiful and Tragic: The Trews at the CNE 2016

The Lazys CNE 2016

Howling Woman: The Lazys, Live at the CNE 2016

Rock and roll fans, listen to us, if you’re not already in on The Lazys, it’s time. Right now. On Saturday night at the CNE in Toronto, the stage took an Australian beating when Leon, Matty, Glenn, Liam, and Andy took over and rocked their hearts out as the opening act for Canadian vets, The … Continue reading Howling Woman: The Lazys, Live at the CNE 2016

High Valley CNE 2016 Bandshell

Every Week’s Got A Friday: High Valley at the CNE 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

Take Me Home: Jess Moskaluke at the CNE 2016

It had been a full year since we last hung out with Jess Moskaluke at Boots & Hearts 2015, but on Sunday night in Toronto at the CNE we caught up with the Kiss Me Quiet singer for a quick pre-show chat… and then watched her leave it all out on the stage during her … Continue reading Take Me Home: Jess Moskaluke at the CNE 2016

Dean Brody - CNE Bandshell 2016

Dean Brody with Jessica Mitchell at The CNE 2016

On Saturday night we had the chance to hang with Jessica Mitchell before her set, opening up for Dean Brody at The CNE. We chatted about her time at Peller Estates Wine Country Fare and how she ended up on stage, the weather during  the Cavendish Beach Music Festival and how she graciously gave up her wrap … Continue reading Dean Brody with Jessica Mitchell at The CNE 2016

The Lazys Toronto Horseshoe Tavern 2015

Howling Woman Tour: The Lazys

We’ve got a soft spot for Australian bands, I don’t know what it is, but we do. One of our favourite Aussie bands is headed back to Canada with a couple of stops in Toronto. The Lazys kick off their Howling Woman Tour in Vancouver at The Roxy on August 25th and head east across … Continue reading Howling Woman Tour: The Lazys

2016 Canadian National Exhibition: Northern Comfort Saloon Schedule & Set Times

Ever year, as summer winds down and we prepare for fall, we make our way to Exhibition Station and the Canadian National Exhibition… and when we’re there we’re sure to stop in at the Northern Comfort Saloon. As part of Toronto’s growing country music landscape, the Saloon brings some great emerging talent to the city … Continue reading 2016 Canadian National Exhibition: Northern Comfort Saloon Schedule & Set Times

Jessica Mitchell BH5 Boots and Hearts 2016-

Workin’ On Whiskey: Jessica Mitchell at Boots & Hearts 2016!

Sometimes you catch an artist during an upward swing in their career and smile as you watch them shoot forward into new opportunities and successes… that’s exactly what’s happening right now with Jessica Mitchell. The country singer/songwriter has had a hectic summer, starting with that video (you know the one), continuing with an opening slot … Continue reading Workin’ On Whiskey: Jessica Mitchell at Boots & Hearts 2016!

2016 Canadian National Exhibition CNE Bandshell Concert Schedule

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