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WayHome 2017 Weather Forecast!

WayHome is so close we can hear the music coming from the speakers. We’ve also started to pack… because we’ve been looking at the weather! We’ve been told that there’s been an effort to create more shade at this year’s festival, which would be nice even with the more comfortable temperatures… That’s right, the forecast … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Weather Forecast!

Calgary Stampede 2017: Brad Saunders Photo Review

From Newfoundland’s fisheries, to the oil rigs, to the Coca-Cola Stage at the 2017 Calgary Stampede – Brad Saunders has had a pretty wild ride. And on a Monday night, he showed Calgary that he knows how to put on a show and party. Check out the pics, and next time he’s in your town, go … Continue reading Calgary Stampede 2017: Brad Saunders Photo Review

Calgary Stampede 2017: Nelly Furtado Photo Review

Monday night’s are great for flying like a bird and embracing your inner maneater… and on the Coca-Cola stage at the 2017 Calgary Stampede, Nelly Furtado proved it. This Canadian legend knows how to get it done on stage, have a look at the photos for proof, and get tickets to see Nelly Furtado the … Continue reading Calgary Stampede 2017: Nelly Furtado Photo Review

2017 Summer Music Festival Essentials: Dollar Store Haul

Summer music festival season is here. The 1st weekend of July hosted music of all genres on stages in small towns and big cities, and we love it. We also want to help. So, if you’ve got festivals coming up, use this post as a checklist of things that you want to make sure you’re … Continue reading 2017 Summer Music Festival Essentials: Dollar Store Haul

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WayHome 2017 Preview: PUP Top 10

WayHome 2017 is coming, and I can hardly wait to see PUP hit the stage on Saturday! I sit here wondering how I’ve managed to not see this band live yet?! They’ve played NXNE, CMW, Vans Warped Tour, SXSW. They’ve been recognized by Rolling Stone, The Polaris Music Prize, Billboard, SOCAN, Juno Awards, CBC radio and … Continue reading WayHome 2017 Preview: PUP Top 10

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NXNE 2017 – Round 1 Artist Announcement

North by Northeast has released their first 2017 artist announcement and it’s a good start. Now entering its 22nd year,  the annual Toronto music festival returns to the Port Lands with Passion Pit, Tyler, the Creator and Post Malone in the headlining position for fthis venue. Also included in today’s announcement, Bleachers, Sleigh Bells, The Soul Rebels … Continue reading NXNE 2017 – Round 1 Artist Announcement

Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Aaron Pritchett, The Reklaws & Kaitlin Kozell

Boots & Hearts was full of amazing country talent in 2016… some of it well known to Canadian audiences, some of it well known to the B&H crowd, and some of it on the cusp of breaking through. And we put together three artists that check off those tiers in one photo review right here! Check … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Aaron Pritchett, The Reklaws & Kaitlin Kozell

David James Front Porch Stage Feature BH5 Boots and Hearts 2016

Lonely Girl: David James at Boots & Hearts 2016!

2016 Canadian Country Music Award nominee David James is still trying to wrap his head about the success and love he’s seeing as an emerging artist. But the more we see and hear from the Rising Star hopeful, the more we believe he should start accepting it! We checked out David on the Boots & … Continue reading Lonely Girl: David James at Boots & Hearts 2016!

Good Night For Going Nowhere: Autumn Hill at Boots & Hearts 2016!

On the first full day of Boots & Hearts 2016, Autumn Hill hit the main stage and continued to show us why we see them as one of country’s brightest rising stars in Canada, and truthfully, one of our favourites. The opportunity to see Tareya and Mike backed by a full band was also a … Continue reading Good Night For Going Nowhere: Autumn Hill at Boots & Hearts 2016!

Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Jojo Mason

We’ve always loved Boots & Hearts for the way they book and push young, emerging country artists. It’s awesome to see, and you can see the progression in careers as the 5 years have passed. This year one of those artists getting his chance to shine on the main stage was Jojo Mason… and boy … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Jojo Mason

Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Tim Hicks!

Y’all know Tim Hicks. He’s the Southern Ontario country singer and family man responsible for bangers like Here Comes The Thunder, So Do I, and Hell Raisin’ Good Time… and his latest single, Stompin’ Ground! Well, for the fourth time in five years, Hicks was back at Boots & Hearts where the fans always love … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2016 Photo Review: Tim Hicks!

Dylan Scott BH5 Boots and Hearts 2016

My Girl: Dylan Scott at Boots & Hearts 2016!

Few artists packed the tent at the Boots & Hearts Front Porch stage the way Dylan Scott did, and there’s little wonder as to why after seeing him perform for the second August in a row. Yes, it’s true that Scott came back to Canada without the benefit of an album’s worth of material fully … Continue reading My Girl: Dylan Scott at Boots & Hearts 2016!

River Town Saints BH5 Boots and Hearts 2016 Feature

Cherry Bomb: River Town Saints at Boots & Hearts 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!