Photo Review – Chelsea Crites at Cousin Vinny’s, Sudbury

Saturday April 15, 2017, Ontario-based Canadian Country Music Artist, Chelsea Crites made a trip to mid-north Ontario for a show at Cousin Vinny’s in Hanmer (part of the Greater Sudbury Area). Accompanied by award-winning guitarist and member of Western Swing Authority, Paul Chapman, the two put on an entertaining show for the intimate audience. Crites […]

Audio Interview with Jade Mya

Every artist has a story and Jade Mya is no different. She is a Canadian Pop-Country singer/songwriter that has been blowing up social media with over 170K followers between Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. She has a persona all her own and is anything but a traditional country singer; channelling her inspiration from the likes of […]

Inside The Music with Kathrine Weiss

When you think of music, you often think of the artist, although there are so many great people behind that artist, so here at Canadian Beats we decided to start a new feature, “Inside The Music” where we showcase an important person in the music industry. For our first segment, we have chosen Toronto based […]

CMAOntario Announces 2017 Award Nominees

Good Morning Country Music fans! It’s an an exciting day for Ontario Country Artists and fans alike. The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) is pleased to announce the nominees for the fifth annual CMAOntario Awards. Presented by Slaight Music, with support from the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the awards recognize the talent and achievements […]

2017 JUNO Awards Recap

The 2017 JUNO Awards are now in the history books. It is so much more than the broadcast show. In Ottawa, there were three different exhibits – JUNO Photography Exhibition (March 10 – April 16), Art is Art Exhibit (March 16 – April 16) and JUNO House: R-Evolution (March 11 – August 31). These displayed […]

Interview with Corin Raymond, JUNO Award Nominee

During JUNO Week events, we had the opportunity to meet up with several artists for one-on-one interviews. With JUNO House as a beautiful backdrop, I had the pleasure of chatting with Contemporary Roots Album of the Year Nominee, Corin Raymond. His album, Hobo Jungle Fever Dreams, is as unique as he is as an artist. […]

JUNO Cup Practice Interviews with Selected Players

Thursday March 30, 2017 the two teams that made up the 2017 JUNO Cup players, ROCK VS JOCK, took to the ice for a practice and some media interaction. We were fortunate to chat briefly with eight of the ROCK Team – Adrian Sutherland (Midnight Shine), Beard Guy (Walk Off The Earth), Dallas Smith, Devin […]