This morning I woke up and opened Twitter as an easy start to my Monday morning. Within minutes I was crying, scrolling through tweets telling the horror story of what happened in Las Vegas at the Mandalay Bay hotel and Route 91 Harvest Festival. As I write this, still choked up and feeling a pain … Continue reading Crying for Las Vegas: Route 91 Harvest Festival Shooting Has Me Shook
There was no rain on Saturday at Boots & Hearts 2017, but Brantley Gilbert definitely brought the thunder! The headlining hit maker revved up the B&H crowd from the moment he walked onto the main stage, kicking things off with It’s About To Get Dirty, and not letting up for more than a moment to … Continue reading The Ones That Like Me: Brantley Gilbert at Boots & Hearts 2017
On Thursday, May 12 a country powerhouse concert rolled into Oshawa’s General Motor’s Centre and damn near blew the roof off of the arena! Jason Aldean’s We Were Here Tour brought the headliner – Aldean + Thomas Rhett & A Thousand Horses to town as part of their Canadian leg, and the fans were 100% … Continue reading Six String Circus Tour Photo Review: Jason Aldean, Thomas Rhett, A Thousand Horses
Brantley Gilbert looks like he might be rock and roll disguised as country music. But when you watch and listen to the songs (live or recorded) you know it’s legit. Yes, it can be loud and aggressive. And maybe your grandma isn’t lining up for his show, but plenty of fans were at The Opera … Continue reading Kick It In The Pit: Brantley Gilbert live in Toronto!
Earlier in the year I posted a list of 10 countrified covers of pop songs in response to a list posted by Buzzfeed. It was a lot of fun to put together, but also hard because there were songs that I knew I missed when I was done with my 10 picks. So, here we … Continue reading 10 More Awesome Country Covers: Part 2
Wednesday night a crew of Toronto country music fans were given a special treat when Thomas Rhett played an intimate acoustic set at the Rock N’ Horse Saloon in the Entertainment District. In town to play with Miranda Lambert at the Molson Canadian Amphitheatre, country radio stations KX96 and KX94.7 brought in winners to see … Continue reading Real Men Love Jesus – Thomas Rhett Live at the Rock N’ Horse Saloon Toronto
In 2013 brother and sister duo The Reklaws took the stage at the Boots & Hearts Music Festival as competitors in the Sirius XM Radio Emerging Artist Showcase contest. They endeared themselves to the crowd, took the main stage in their final attempt to win over the judges… and will return to Boots & Hearts … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2014 Preview – The Reklaws: Exclusive Interview
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!
The 2013 Boots & Hearts Country Music Festival has been wrapped for a couple of weeks and it’s a good time to look back at it… and forwards to 2014! The 2013 fest was great in my eyes. Yes, there were issues with the pouring rain on Friday night and campers and ticket holders not … Continue reading The Boots and Hearts 2013 Wrap and 2014 Predictions!
Picture this: The sun is shining, there are thousands of people sitting and standing within sight and ear shot of the Boots & Hearts Main Stage and the opening notes of 3rd Rock From The Sun come over the speakers through live instruments. If you’ve been a country music fan for as long as I … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013 Spotlight: Country Music Legend, Joe Diffie
On a day filled with rain, lightning and mud, there was still plenty of desire to party at Boots & Hearts. Here’s the thing… The weather wasn’t great. In fact, it sucked. It was rainy and people were soaked and cold and covered in mud. But when it came down to it, they didn’t care. … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013: Dean Brody and Jason Aldean, Singing In The Rain
There have been more than a few people looking for the Boots & Hearts schedule online without any luck. It seems that as great as the app is, it is only available on ios and android devices (and not everyone has one) – so, I’ve taken screenshots of the entire schedule and stitched them together … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013 Full Schedule and Set Times!
Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages… we are now inside of 150 days until the beginning of Boots and Hearts 2013. I’m excited. I know I’ve written about being excited and counting down before… 50 days ago to be precise. But I can’t help it. I keep seeing tweets and Facebook … Continue reading Boots and Hearts 2013 – The Countdown T-149 Days
The day we’ve (I’ve) been waiting for is finally here! Boots & Hearts have made their 2nd line-up announcement and the list of acts hitting the stage between August 2 and 4 has grown from 5 to 16. Now, previously I did some guessing at who may be added to the list of performers. I … Continue reading Boots & Hearts 2013, February 1st Line-Up Announcement!
There are now 199 days left until Boots and Hearts 2013 and I’m getting more and more excited. However, we are still looking at the same 5 names in the line-up: Miranda Lambert, Jason Aldean, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry and Dean Brody. Fans are anxious and excited to see who will be added to … Continue reading Boots and Hearts 2013 – The Countdown