The Budweiser County Fair is the place to be this July

On July 14-15, 525 King Street West in Toronto is the place to be. The inaugural Budweiser County Fair will take place, and will fill the city with Country music. The two-day festival will bring 6000 people to King West for live music from some great country music stars, BBQ from some of Toronto’s top […]

Headliner announced by Winding Roads Country Festival

The 2nd Annual Winding Roads Country Festival is taking place on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Port Perry, ON (1401 Scugog Line 6). The one day festival runs from 6pm – 1am and will have you ready to party with the great Canadian artists that they have gracing the stage this year! The Road Hammers […]

Boots and Hearts 2017: Top 5 Canadian Male Artists/Acts

The great thing about Boots and Hearts is they’re sure to showcase some of the best Canadian country talent this beautiful country has to offer. These five artists are a mix between up-and-coming and Canadian staples and they are seriously talented in their own unique ways. They each bring a different take on country music, […]

Tim Hicks Announces New Live Album and Show with Dean Brody

Tim Hicks just announced he’s releasing his first live album on May 19, 2017. Hicks,always been commended on his energetic stage presence,  brings us six live tracks of his biggest hits and fan favourites. It even includes the viral hit “Stronger Beer”, which ironically defines us Canadians in the best of ways. “I’m so excited […]

Win 2 delegate passes to CMAO’s Spring Tuneup Conference

We here at Canadian Beats love our readers. You are the reason we are able to do what we do. You not only give us an avenue to share our love of music but also bring so many new artists to our attention in return. We also realize that not all of our readers are […]

Audio Interview – Inside the Music with Ryan Howes

For this edition of Inside The Music we are featuring Ryan Howes, the Creative Director of Republic Live.  Republic Live is a live entertainment company whose flagship events are Boots and Hearts Music Festival and WayHome Music Festival, which are held each summer at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds just north of Toronto.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, caught up with Howes during Canadian […]

Show Review – CMW 2017 – SiriusXM House showcase

Artist(s): High Valley, Jess Moskaluke and Madeline Merlo Venue: The Great Hall – 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto When: April 23, 2017 There are two things you need to ensure you have a great Saturday night out: Amazing music to listen to and a great venue to listen to it. Well, we achieved both last night […]