Friday Playlist – Songs of the Summer

This week’s playlist is a compilation of songs we think will be hits this summer, as well as our own personal summer hits. So throw on this playlist, relax, and enjoy the sunshine. Jordyn Meade-Baxter I’m an aspiring entertainment journalist from Fredericton, New Brunswick. I have an always growing passion for music of all genres […]

Madeline Merlo fans get a treat as she releases her newest single “Motel Flamingo” during Dean Brody’s Beautiful Freakshow Tour

Reigning BCCMA Female Artist of the Year and CCMA award-winning country music artist Madeline Merlo has released her single “Motel Flamingo” to all digital outlets on May 19 and will release it to radio on May 24. If you happen to catch her on tour with Dean Brody in Western Canada, you’ll also get to […]

Show Review – Dean Brody, Madeline Merlo & James Barker Band

Who: Dean Brody Beautiful Freakshow Tour with James Barker Band and Madeline Merlo When: May 12, 2017 Venue: MTS Centre Where: Winnipeg, Manitoba Genre: Country The Beautiful Freakshow Tour came to the MTS Centre in Winnipeg on May 12 to a house packed with fans that were beyond excited to see the multiple award-winning Canadian […]

Blackjack Billy and Madeline Merlo band together on the single “How to Get the Girl”

Blackjack Billy is the Nashville-based “no-holds-barred, good-time, party-down rockin’ country” group that includes Noll Billings (vocals), Ian Munsick (vocals, bass guitar), Jeff Coplan (electric guitar) and Brad Cummings (drums). Madeline Merlo is the “Canadian country music darling” and 2015 Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) winner for Rising Star of the Year. Together, they have recorded “How […]

Breakout West announce nominees for 2017 Western Canadian Music Awards

Edmonton, AB, Breakout West is celebrating 15 years this year, and has just released the list of 2017  Western Canadian Music Award nominees. The star studded list is full of reasons why the Canadian music scene is dominating the charts. The awards are taking place in Edmonton on Sept. 13th-17th. Leading the charge is British Columbia […]

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 […]

Audio Interview with Madeline Merlo

Canadian country artist, Madeline Merlo, has made her acting debut in the musical, Country Crush, where she plays an aspiring country singer.  The musical has now been released and you can check out the official trailer!  Merlo will also be performing as direct support to Dean Brody’s Beautiful Freakshow 2017 tour this spring.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe sat down with Merlo […]