When I was a teen I used to turn on CMT Canada to watch videos by Shania Twain, Paul Brandt, Terri Clark, and other Canadian country artists who were making their name in the business. I learned the songs, the names, and the faces of the genre, and I became more entrenched in my fandom. … Continue reading CMT Canada: Thanks for the Memories
Hot on the heels of his Iron & Ashes album release, the critical and fan acclaim for the heartbreaking track, She Ain’t You, and two successful sets during Canadian Music Week, Andrew Hyatt has a brand new song for you to hear, and a video for you to watch. Related: Iron & Ashes: Andrew Hyatt … Continue reading On Me: Andrew Hyatt Video Release
In July 2016, JJ Shiplett released The EP, featuring four songs that instantly captured us and landed in our personal high rotation. And now, six month later, JJ has 11 tracks packaged together on his debut full-length album, Something To Believe In. And at the risk of being corny, JJ’s sound is certainly something to … Continue reading Something To Believe In: JJ Shiplett Album Review
Set times are now up for CMT Music Fest and it’s looking like there shouldn’t be too much overlap and that’s good news for all of us. If you’re looking for more details you can hop on over to the CMT Music Fest page using THIS LINK. They’ve got some great artist profiles up if … Continue reading CMT Music Fest Day-to-Day Schedule and Set Times
Well, well, well… it looks like there’s a new player on the Ontario country music festival scene in 2016, and it’s none other than CMT. So many of us have spent hours and hours and hours watching CMT for country music videos – and now that same team will be bringing live music to Bingemans … Continue reading Are Y’all Ready? CMT Music Fest 2016 Announced!
Manitoba brothers Jason and Tom Petric have been on a pretty wild ride for the last few months. Their debut single Here Goes Everything announced their arrival to Canadian country music fans, and now they’re making themselves even more known with the release of their new EP, It Girl. The boys spent a couple days … Continue reading It Girl: Petric Arrives with New EP
Fresh off 3 wins at the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards it would be easy to say that Amanda and Tyler Wilkinson are hotter than a two dollar pistol… With I Only Smoke When I Drink becoming a favourite with fans and the country music community (wins for Single of the Year, Video of … Continue reading Pistology: Small Town Pistols Album Review
Here we are, 39 days out from the start of Boots & Hearts 2014 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. And now, finally, after much guess work and waiting, we have the FULL LINEUP & SCHEDULE! Before we get into the specifics, my early picks for sets not to miss, and other such informations… let’s break … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2014 Full Lineup & Schedule
There’s a new place to wear your hat and boots downtown with the launch of the Rock ‘N’ Horse Saloon at 250 Adelaide St. West. Wednesday night I went to check out the private launch party (Thank you Liz & Strut Entertainment for the invite) and get a look at the newest country getaway in … Continue reading Hey Toronto, It’s Time To Cowboy Up!