Country Music Fest Is Part Of CCMA’s Farm System

Country Music Fest Is Part Of CCMA’s Farm System
Kelly Timmerman looks at the calendar and marvels at her achievements as she prepares to organize the 13th annual Manitoulin County Music Fest. This three-day festival staged this year August 8-10 at Little Current has continued to grow and thrive even in the face of other major music festivals staged at the same time around Ontario. “When I started this... Read More

New Music: The Rolling Stones – Honk

New Music: The Rolling Stones – Honk
The Rolling Stones today release their brand-new Best Of compilation album, Honk. Featuring the biggest hits and classic cuts from every Rolling Stones studio album from 1971 to 2016’s Blue & Lonesome, Honk is out now via Polydor/Interscope/Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. The 3CD deluxe version and digital equivalent collect 36 essential Stones tracks including eight Top 10 singles: “Brown Sugar”, “Tumbling Dice”, “Angie”, “It’s Only... Read More

Roxodus Music Fest Single Day Tickets On Sale Now

Roxodus Music Fest Single Day Tickets On Sale Now
Roxodus Music Fest is pleased to announce single day general admission and VIP tickets are on sale now for the four-day concert series running July 11-14, 2019 in Edenvale, ON. For a limited time, single day general admission tickets priced at $99+ taxes and fees and single day VIP tickets priced at $199+ taxes and fees will be available for each day of the... Read More

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Claim I Can’t Remember My Name

Snotty Nose Rez Kids Claim I Can’t Remember My Name
 Today, Snotty Nose Rez Kids share a new track and video from their forthcoming new full-length album, Trapline (out May 10th). Inspired by Canada’s dark, and often untold, history with the Indigenous people, I Can’t Remember My Name serves as an anthem for the “7th Generation” rising. Listen to the track and watch the video – created with JUNO-nominated director,... Read More

High Valley Sings For The “Single Man”: Brand New Single Out Now

High Valley Sings For The “Single Man”: Brand New Single Out Now
Between them, brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel of Atlantic Records / Warner Music Nashville duo High Valley share more than two decades of marriage with their wives – but in their brand new song, available now (listen HERE), they’re singing about a “Single Man.” Brad co-wrote the foot-stomping new track, loaded with their signature bluegrass-tinted country sound, alongside Derick Southerland... Read More

Cheers, Beers & Hallelujah: The Cadillac Three Are “Crackin’ Cold Ones With The Boys

Cheers, Beers & Hallelujah: The Cadillac Three Are “Crackin’ Cold Ones With The Boys
TORONTO, ON (April 12, 2019) – Country music’s most amped and raucous trio bring their cheers, beers and hallelujah motto from the road to the airwaves with today’s release of “Crackin’ Cold Ones With The Boys.” THE CADILLAC THREE is back on the top of playlists with their aptly-titled new single and live music video, out now on Big Machine... Read More

Integrity Is The Key To Aldo Nova’s Comeback

Integrity Is The Key To Aldo Nova’s Comeback
Aldo Nova may appear to have a chip on his shoulder but from listening to his new single, “I’m A Survivor”, it’s easy to understand why he endured a prolonged absence from the global music industry before returning with `Aldo 2.0’, a six-song reworked of the top tracks off of his 1981 multi-platinum selling self-titled debut along with the new... Read More

Marshmello to Headline iHeartRadio FanFest 2019 During Canadian Music Week in Toronto, May 8

Marshmello to Headline iHeartRadio FanFest 2019 During Canadian Music Week in Toronto, May 8
TORONTO (April 5, 2019) – iHeartRadio Canada announced today that electronic music producer and DJ Marshmello headlines its unparalleled live concert iHeartRadio FanFest, Wednesday, May 8 at REBEL Nightclub in Toronto. One of the biggest highlights during Canadian Music Week, the third installment of iHeartRadio FanFest also features a stellar line-up of hit-makers including Famba, Lu Kala, Neon Dreams, and... Read More

Roxodus Music Fest Announces Rock Legends Aerosmith To Headline Newly Added Fourth Day

Roxodus Music Fest Announces Rock Legends Aerosmith To Headline Newly Added Fourth Day
TORONTO, ON – Today, Roxodus Music Fest announced rock music royalty, Aerosmith, will headline a newly added festival date of Sunday, July 14, 2019, making it the band’s only Canadian performance this year. The four-day concert series spectacular will run from July 11-14, 2019 in Edenvale, ON. Aerosmith have made their mark on rock music for almost five decades, having sold over 150 million albums worldwide and been... Read More

Maestro Fresh Wes’s Champagne Campaign Is A Three Decade Celebration

Maestro Fresh Wes’s Champagne Campaign Is A Three Decade Celebration
As Maestro Fresh Wes plans to celebrate his 30th anniversary by releasing a new album `Champagne Campaign’ the Toronto native is humbled by how much progress Canadian Rap/Hip-Hop artists have achieved over the past three decades. Known as `The Godfather of Canadian Rap’, it was Maestro Fresh Wes who got the domestic scene rolling back in 1989, when “Let Your... Read More

The Strumbellas Share Music Video For Single I’ll Wait Off New Album Rattlesnake

The Strumbellas Share Music Video For Single I’ll Wait Off New Album Rattlesnake
BAND TO PERFORM ON LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS ON APRIL 3rd  U.S. HEADLINE TOUR KICKS OFF MAY 1st  TICKETS  TO JULY 6th CONCERT AT HAMILTON’S ROYAL BOTANICAL GARDENS ON SALE NOW The Strumbellas release their highly anticipated fourth album, Rattlesnake (in Canada via the band’s own imprint, Underneath A Mountain Records, under exclusive license to eOne Music Canada; and internationally... Read More

Scott Helman Receives Gold For “Hang Ups”

Scott Helman Receives Gold For “Hang Ups”
On Friday, March 28, Warner Music Canada recording artist Scott Helman played a triumphant homecoming show at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall as a part of the sold-out Canadian leg of his Hang Ups Tour.  Towards the end of the 90-minute set, Helman was surprised by Warner Music Canada President Steve Kane who appeared on stage in front of a capacity crowd... Read More

30th Anniversary SOCAN Awards Featuring Canada’s Brightest Stars

30th Anniversary SOCAN Awards Featuring Canada’s Brightest Stars
30th Anniversary SOCANs Shimmer with Songwriting, Composing, Music Publishing, Licensing Success Opens with a “Call Me Maybe” winner; Barenaked Ladies end with a Bang. Nickelback’s Chad Kroeger celebrated as Most-Performed Songwriter. Murda Beatz, Drake, Frank Dukes, Jack Lenz, Red Brick Songs, Jessie Reyez, Bell Media also honoured. Buffy Sainte-Marie inducted into Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.  – More than 700... Read More

Revival Nights Schedule Provides A Venue For Heritage Bands (And A Charity Tie In With Ronald McDonald House)

Revival Nights Schedule Provides A Venue For Heritage Bands (And A Charity Tie In With Ronald McDonald House)
Joe Saturnino isn’t one to name drop, but…. Positioned above his head in his cramped office atop The Revival Concert Venue located at the heart of Toronto’s Little Italy district is a collection of framed photographs of major celebrities who have graced his College Street venue. “Mick Jagger celebrated his birthday here a few years back,“  boasted Saturnino. “He even danced... Read More

Breakout West Announces Whitehorse, Yukon As The 2019 Host City

Breakout West Announces Whitehorse, Yukon As The 2019 Host City
Whitehorse, Yukon – March 26, 2019 – The Western Canadian Music Alliance (WCMA) capped off BreakOut West 2018 in Kelowna with a captivating performance by Yukon’s Dakhká Khwáan Dancers. Today, the WCMA is thrilled to officially announce that BreakOut West 2019 will take place in Whitehorse, Yukon. From October 2-6, 2019, the 17th annual conference, showcase festival and awards celebration... Read More

The Reklaws Release Brand New Song, “I Do Too,” Out Now

The Reklaws Release Brand New Song, “I Do Too,” Out Now
Today, CCMA award-winning and JUNO nominated Canadian Country duo, The Reklaws, release their newest single, “I Do Too” via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company. Listen to “I Do Too” The inspirational track, co-written by Brad Rempel of High Valley, and Nashville heavy-weight Ben Stennis, follows the Reklaws’ first  #1 radio single, “Feels Like That,” the title song... Read More

Cavendish Beach, A Gem In Canada’s Country Music Festival Circuit

Cavendish Beach, A Gem In Canada’s Country Music Festival Circuit
Think about Prince Edward Island and you may envision, pristine sandy beaches, panoramic Atlantic Ocean views, amazing food, some of the world’s most scenic and challenging golf links, the Confederation Bridge link to New Brunswick and the romance of Anne of Green Gables. But for the past 10 years, a new tourist attraction has played a stellar role in the... Read More

Behind the Vinyl: The Kings – “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”

Behind the Vinyl: The Kings – “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”
boom97.3 had Guitarist Mister Zero and Bass/Lead Vocalist David Diamond from The Kings in the boom 97.3 studios to share their story about their song “This Beat Goes On/Switchin’ To Glide”” on vinyl! They talk about the genesis of the main riff of the song, the writing, the decision to move two songs into one and more! Watch as The... Read More