The Canadian Country Music Association has announced the full list of 2017 CCMA Awards nominees… and it’s an impressive list of Canadian country talent! We are lucky and privileged to have covered, met, and seen these artists put on amazing lives shows, record fantastic music, and grow into their careers. But now, because we know … Continue reading Have Your Say: 2017 Canadian Country Music Association Awards Nominees!
Four and half years ago I photographed my first ever Dean Brody concert, actually it was the first concert I photographed professionally on my own! I still remember how scared I was, tried to avoid eye contact at all times and kept my distance from Dean and everyone on his team. Looking back I don’t know … Continue reading Beautiful Freakshow Tour Review: Dean Brody, Madeline Merlo & James Barker Band
This year, to celebrate the holiday season, we asked some of our musician friends to send us pics and videos sharing their best wishes to you! We would like to thank everyone that helped us out with this project, the artists and their teams, and we would like to thank all of you for enjoying … Continue reading Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas from thereviewsarein.com and Friends!
2016 was a long, hard year for many of us. Personally, and in the music industry, we experienced loss and heartbreak – BUT, in the midst of all of that, we also had some great moments and we have to remember that! So, to celebrate what was good about the year, here are 5 of my best … Continue reading Joshua’s Highlights and Top Memories of 2016!
With his sixth studio album Dean Brody is doing something familiar… making changes. The Canadian star, fresh off of wins at the Canadian Country Music Association Awards for Single, Songwriter, Video, and Top Selling Canadian Single of the Year, Brody isn’t content to rest on his success or the status quo of his sound. Beautiful … Continue reading Dean Brody: Beautiful Freakshow Q&A, Review and Contest!
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
“You can tell everyone that Timberlake is our favourite Justin.” That’s just one of the tidbits that came from our hangout with River Town Saints after their Sunday set at Boots & Hearts 2016! Earlier in the afternoon, in front of a raucous crowd of country music loving individuals, the boys went to work and … Continue reading Cherry Bomb: River Town Saints 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!
If Canadians have a fault, it may be that we don’t think highly enough of ourselves when it comes to competing with big U.S. stars… but on Saturday evening, as the sun got ready to set in the west and the crowd poured in to the Boots and Hearts main stage area, it was clear … Continue reading Bush Party: Dean Brody at Boots & Hearts 2016!
Sadly we weren’t able to get down to PEI this summer for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival. BUT, with the help of our friends, we do have some awesome photos to share with you. We heard it got a little chilly, but more than anything else we heard that it was a great time with … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2016 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
We’ve put together our Boots and Hearts 2016 Spotify playlist for your listening pleasure. With over thirty artists on the #BH5 lineup (we’ve included the emerging artists who were on Spotify), we’ve got you covered for just over six hours! There are a couple of artists who, are not on Spotify, we’ve listed them separately … Continue reading Boots and Hearts 2016 Playlist
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
It’s festival announcement day again… with Lucknow’s Music in the Fields making their 1st reveal for 2016! This beauty of a music and camping festival runs August 25 to 27 this year, with country acts lining up Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night to inspire sing-alongs, dancing, maybe some drinking, and a whole lot of fun! … Continue reading Lucknow’s Music in the Fields 2016 Lineup Announcement!
Back in November we learned that Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, The Band Perry, and Old Dominion would be headed to Cavendish Beach to headline the 2016 country music festival… And today we’ve learned that 11 more country artists will join them on the main stage in beautiful PEI this July to start filling out the bill … Continue reading 2016 Cavendish Beach Music Festival Main Stage Artist Announcement!