If you haven’t seen JJ Shiplett on stage, we highly recommend that you change that as soon as possible. And if you’re going to Boots & Hearts 2017, your chance is coming soon! We caught up with the Something To Believe In singer for a little pre-festival Q&A action, and as usual, JJ was awesome. … Continue reading Boots & Hearts Preview: JJ Shiplett Q&A
Three times before we’ve shared a list of country covers of songs from the world of pop and rock… and now we’re back with a fourth list to share with y’all. This list has some of our favourite artists on it, singing some awesome songs. And if you haven’t heard them yet, you owe it … Continue reading 10 More Awesome Country Covers: Part 4
On a beautiful Thursday night in Toronto, a community of country music fans gathered at the Mod Club to celebrate the release of The Lovelocks brand new Born To Love EP. Supported by KX96 and KX94.7, Ali and Zoe took the stage to play the 7 tracks from the new EP, as well as some … Continue reading Born To Love: The Lovelocks EP Release Party, Toronto!
I’m not ready to put together my “Ones to Watch in 2016” list just yet, but I promise you this, near the very top of that list (when it comes) will be Cam. With more than 25,000,000 plays on Spotify, appearances at SXSW, Apple Music Fest in London, and the Grand Ole Opry, Cam certainly … Continue reading Untamed: Welcome to Cam Country!
Sometimes life has a funny way of bringing people back into each other’s lives. This is one of those times. Riki Knox is an emerging country artist putting in her work from her home base in Ontario, while making trips to Nashville to write and record with the best in the business. But more than … Continue reading Six Feet Under: Meet Riki Knox! [Interview]
Observation #1: They don’t make country music like they used to. Observation #2: Whitney Rose is making great country music with a classic sound. With her 2nd full length album with Cameron House Records on the way in just a few days, Whitney is giving country music fans the sound that they grew up with, … Continue reading Heartbreaker of the Year: Whitney Rose Album Review
Long before the advent of Bro Country, the genre was one of a Work Hard, Play Hard, Pray Hard mentality. And in the last 20 or so years, through all the changes that country music has seen, that has remained true. I may not be the most observant Christian, but I did grow up in … Continue reading Take Me To Church – Country Music Plays Hard, Prays Hard
Saturday night at Boots & Hearts in Bowmanville, Ontario 2 brothers and a sister took to the Main Stage and lit things up. From the moment that The Band Perry walked on playing Done (which I predicted, you can ask Trish) the crowd was electric. Kimberly, Reid and Neil were absolutely ready for the audience … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013 Spotlight: The Band Perry