Friday Playlist – Duets

It takes two to make these wonderful songs. This week’s playlist is all about duets. So grab you and a friend and sing along to these tracks this weekend! Jordyn Meade-Baxter I’m an aspiring entertainment journalist from Fredericton, New Brunswick. I have an always growing passion for music of all genres which drives my motivation […]

Boots & Hearts 2017: Top 5 Female Canadian Artists

Over the years I’ve found that Boots&Hearts has been predominantly male country artists that hit the stage. And while I would first like to point out, I am NOT complaining, it is nice to see there is quite a few female artists representing Boots this year. I felt it was my duty (and pleasure) to share […]

Lineup announced by Hillside Festival

A few weeks earlier than usual, on the weekend of July 14-16, 2017, out on Guelph Lake, Hillside Festival will hold the 34th annual gathering on the island. In keeping with the strong spirit Hillside has cultivated, we have programmed a line up of artists who are gifted and ambitious. Our 2017 line up is […]

Review – Lindi Ortega

Album: Til the Goin’ Gets Gone. Release date: March 17th, 2017 Download Genre: Country/Folk/Blues/Roots Lindi Ortega has had multiple career highlights including wins as the Canadian Country Music Association Award’s Roots Artist of the Year for both 2014 and 2015, and even her solo debut at the Grand Ole Opry. After the release and supporting […]

Canadian Beats Passport – Photo Review – Chris Stapleton & Lindi Ortega

Who – Chris Stapleton, Linda Ortega When – March 18, 2017 Where – Budweiser Gardens, London, ON Live concerts are generally pretty exciting, fans screaming, incredible light show, the performer belting it out like there’s no tomorrow. The fans sometime get fortunate and experience a musical event that can only be described as mystical. An […]

Lindi Ortega Announces New EP “Til the Goin’ Gets Gone”

It may have taken a moment of personal reflection for her to find her voice again, but Lindi Ortega was pleasantly surprised when she did. Her voice along with her unique perspective grips your attention with her brand new EP Til The Goin’ Gets Gone. Her new EP boasts three new songs and a cover of […]

Festival Review – CMT Music Fest – Day 1

What do you get when you take 19 popular acts, put them on two stages over two days at one of the finest outdoor event parks in southern Ontario and add about 10,000 dedicated country music fans? That’s easy!….CMT Music Fest! July 8 and 9, 2016, CMT Canada hosted one of this summer’s hottest Country […]