Review – Honey Rose

Album: Where We Used To Be Release Date: May 19, 2017 Download Genre: Country/Folk Honey Rose, features Sydney Batters of Abraham, and Peter Gardner, of Hawk and Steel. It was never in the bands original plans to write their own songs for this album, initially they had joined forces to do a few covers. This […]

JJ Shiplett continues his touring across Canada into the fall as he joins the Canadian leg of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band’s 50th Anniversary Tour

Calgary based roots rocker, JJ Shiplett is once again hitting the road, but this time he’ll be the featured act for the iconic American country-folk band Nitty Gritty Dirt Band during their Canadian leg of their 50th Anniversary Tour. This summer, Shiplett is touring across Canada in support of his full-length debut album Something to […]

PREMIERE – Andie Duquette releases acoustic video for “Wrong Wrong Wrong”

One of the best things about running Canadian Beats is finding new Canadian talent, and this is no exception. Andie Duquette is a Canadian artist from Montreal, Quebec. Andie has been working on her music career since the very young age of three. At five, she was even hired to sing Sesame Street’s full repertoire for […]

Review – Midnight Vesta

Album: Seconds Release Date: May 19, 2017 Download Genre: Folk/Rock/Canadiana Toronto band Midnight Vesta have released their brilliant new album Seconds. Featuring the singles “Moving Day” and the majestic “Second Chances” it’s a wonderful progression as they hone their sound and narrative. It’s the bands long awaited follow up to their acclaimed debut EP “The […]

Top Five must-see Canadian artists on the Club Regent & Event Centre Main Stage during 2017 Dauphin’s Countryfest

The 28th annual Dauphin’s Countryfest takes place June 29 to July 2 this year. This four-day festival is jam-packed with both Canadian and American artists on three stages performing from early afternoon to late at night. Here are five must-see Canadian artists to check out on the Main Stage. Jason Kirkness – Friday, June 30 […]

Review – Jeffery Straker

Album: Dirt Road Confessional Release Date: May 19, 2017 Download Genre: Folk/Country I’ve never been a big fan of country, save for a few notable exceptions. However, I am a sucker for a banjo – throw in a little piano and a strong beat and I’m hooked. Jeffery Straker has all of these elements. More […]

Five Questions With Alexis Taylor

Canadian singer/ songwriter, Alexis Taylor was born and raised in Huntsville, ON. Currently residing in Nashville, TN Alexis is following her dream of becoming a musician, working on new music and performing as much as she can. I had the chance to chat with Alexis for our newest segment of Five Questions With. Enjoy! Care […]