I love country covers of pop songs. It’s proof of the quality and versatility of the song, it’s fun as hell to sing along to, and when it’s live and the crowd is into it – it can be a big highlight on the night. So, here we are with the fifth edition of 10 … Continue reading 10 More Awesome Country Covers: Part 5
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!
The folks at Cavendish Beach Music Festival have been busy today. We’re here to give you all the #CBMF2017 news and there’s lots of it. Where to start? Let’s start with the newly announced Tailgate Party on Thursday, July 6th. This free event allows you to check out the venue, pick up your wristbands and … Continue reading Cavendish Beach Music Festival 2017
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!
Two of our favourite women in Canadian country music are getting ready to hit the road on their first headlining tour in Western Canada… and it’s pretty darn exciting! The Lovelocks (Ali Raney and Zoë Sparrow) have been working hard over the last few years, releasing two EPs and playing for all kinds of crowds across the … Continue reading The Lovelocks: Born To Love Tour Q&A and Contest!
The Country Music Association of Ontario Awards were full of super talented, and pretty good looking people… and we have the photos to prove it! Check out some of the looks from the red carpet first (and leave a comment telling us who you think looked the best) and then have a look at some … Continue reading 2016 CMAO Awards Red Carpet & Green Room Photo Review!
Markham, ON – On a gorgeous Monday night, country music gathered to celebrate the Ontario artists and industry leaders that are making music so many of us are enjoying all across Canada at the Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards! From the red carpet to the award show, hosted by Jason McCoy (who was … Continue reading CMAO Awards 2016 Wrap and Photo Review!
Over the last few years it’s been clear to see that Ontario is becoming a country music hotbed. Artists like Tim Hicks, Tebey, Small Town Pistols, Autumn Hill, and Kira Isabella have lit up country radio + stages all over the province, and across Canada… and it’s been awesome to watch. 2016 looks like it’s … Continue reading 2016 Country Music Association of Ontario Award Nominees!
Bobby Wills is back! Not that he ever left really, but every time an artist releases new music it feels like we’re getting them back after they’ve gone away for a little while. For the Calgary country singer it’s been nearly 2 years since his last album, Crazy Enough was released to the world, and … Continue reading Tougher Than Love: Bobby Wills EP Review and Q&A
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!
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!
Two years in the making, The Lovelocks brand new Born To Love EP has finally arrived, and we couldn’t be happier for 3 reasons… 1) We’ve been waiting for new music from Ali and Zoe – and here it is. 2) The Lovelocks are truly lovely girls who deserve all of the good things that come … Continue reading Born To Love: The Lovelocks EP Review and Q&A
We hope that all of your are enjoying Christmas, and we want to send you all of our love and appreciation for hanging out with us on the internet in 2015. And because we believe that music can help make every day better, we’ve got some of our favourite Christmas songs here for you to … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
Christmas is so close we can taste the turkey! Sure, there’s no snow on the ground here, but we’re in the spirit. And we’re not alone! Are you ready? This year we’re celebrating with some Q&A fun thanks to some of our favourites in Canadian country music. We tried it last year and had a … Continue reading Christmas Q&A with Bobby Wills, The Lovelocks, and Tim Chaisson!
On a Thursday night, at the start of the Holiday Season, country music fans from across the GTA packed The Phoenix Concert Theatre for a busy night of music from new artists, radio favourites, and free pizza. The Bright Lights, Big Country show (hosted by KX96, KX94.7 & Pizza Nova) brought 7 artists to the … Continue reading Bright Lights, Big Country: Jess Moskaluke, Madeline Merlo, The Lovelocks & Friends in Toronto