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
Thomas Rhett’s Life Changes may be the most aptly titled album of 2017. The new father of two has now released his third studio album, has already gone to number one on the US Country Airplay chart with Craving You, and is set to keep that momentum going. Life Changes is a monster album, with … Continue reading Life Changes: Thomas Rhett Album Review
Thomas Rhett is a new daddy x2, has a new album on the way, and rolled into Calgary to light up the Country Thunder stage. And the 27 year old Georgia native didn’t disappoint! Check out the pics, a little video of Rhett getting the crowd in a dancing mood, and be ready for Life … Continue reading Country Thunder Calgary 2017: Thomas Rhett Photo Review
Boots & Hearts is coming, and it’s easy to tell you it’s one of our favourite weekends of the summer. It’s also easy to tell you that we’re excited to see Alee and Andrew Hyatt hit the stage to sing their songs. These two Wax Records artists are coming to B&H to show the country … Continue reading Boots & Hearts Preview: Andrew Hyatt & Alee Q&A
With four amazing locations, Country Thunder is back again in 2017 and bigger then ever! With festivals in Florence, AZ, Craven, SK, Twin Lakes, WI and Calgary, AB everyone can have the opportunity to put on their cowboy boots and dance to an amazing lineup all weekend long! Get ready for a weekend full of … Continue reading Country Thunder: Returning to Calgary for 2017!
In 2017 we have a goal of sharing some awesome playlists with you. Playlists curated by artists and friends from the music industry, and for festivals, and just because we believe in the power and importance of sharing music. So to get us started we have a playlist from Joshua… If you know Josh, you … Continue reading thereviewsarein.com Playlist: Joshua’s Karaoke Classics!
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!
With a quick hello, thank you for coming out, and “I’m gonna play you some songs I wrote”, Tucker Beathard took a seat on the Rivoli stage in Toronto and started a Monday night showcase for the intimate crowd in the back room. The 21 year old from Nashville was comfortable on stage, and after … Continue reading Rock On: Tucker Beathard in Toronto!
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
Twice before we’ve shared lists of 10 awesome country covers of pop songs… and now we’re back with a 3rd list to share. 10 More Awesome Country Covers 10 More Awesome Country Covers: Part 2 This time we’ve got songs from Canadian stars, Nashville hitmakers, emerging talent, a double shot of 1 of the biggest … Continue reading 10 More Awesome Country Covers: Part 3
2015 has been an awesome year for us at thereviewarein.com. We’ve had the chance to see more shows, cover more festivals, talk to more artists, have more fun, and share more content with all of you. And now, as we get closer to the end of the year, Trish and I are looking back at … Continue reading Favourites Of 2015: A Year In Review!
Country music needs to stop hating on country music! If you’ve ever read the comment section of a Sam Hunt or Florida Georgia Line video, you know what I’m talking about. And if your gut reaction to that sentence is to say, “That’s not real country music”, I really hope you keep reading this post. … Continue reading Country Music Needs to Stop Hating on Country Music
With the sun still shining, the headline crowd rolling in, and a blue solo cup in his hand, Thomas Rhett took advantage of his time on the Boots & Hearts main stage by putting on a show that definitely made him some new fans. After having seen Thomas play an acoustic show at Toronto’s Rock … Continue reading Tangled Up: Thomas Rhett at Boots & Hearts 2015!
Alright country music fans, if you’re going to Boots & Hearts you can start planning out your weekend. The day-to-day lineups have been announced, and now on the Boots & Hearts website we’ve found the daily schedules and stage assignments for each and every act on the weekend bill. Have a look and let us … Continue reading 2015 Boots & Hearts Day-to-Day Schedule and Set Times
The long weekend is here, and that means it’s time to pour a drink, turn on some music and have some fun. Sorry that I can’t handle the drinks for everyone, but whether you’re a beer person, or a whisky person, or rum, or vodka, or wine, or a Fireball person… I can help with … Continue reading May 2-4 Country Music Party Playlist