Friday Playlist – CMAOntario Awards Nominees 2017

This weekend is a big one for Ontario country music fans. It is the Country Music Association of Ontario Awards. The awards take place on Sunday, and we decided to honour that with a playlist of this year’s nominees. Jordyn Meade-Baxter I’m an aspiring entertainment journalist from Fredericton, New Brunswick. I have an always growing […]

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 […]

Friday Playlist – Campfire Songs

Because it is the first long weekend of the summer, our writers felt it was a good idea to highlight one of the best parts of summer- bonfires. And nothing goes better with bonfires than a sweet playlist (and maybe a few marshmallows). This week’s Friday Playlist features our writers’ favourite bonfire songs, enjoy! Jordyn […]

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 […]

Dauphin’s Countryfest announces the next round of artists for the 2017 festival and what a great way to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday

The 28th annual Dauphin’s Countryfest takes place June 29 to July 2 this year. It’s Canada’s longest running country music festival and this four-day festival has been attracting the biggest names in country music since it began in 1990. There are three stages for artists to perform, with the Club Regent Casino & Event Centre […]

Photo Review – Tom Cochrane with Red Rider – Mad Mad World Tour in Oshawa

Who: Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Meghan Patrick Venue:  Tribute Communities Centre Where: Oshawa, ON Tom Cochrane with Red Rider have hit the road across Canada this spring to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the release of Mad Mad World.  Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, caught up with the tour in Oshawa last week at the Tribute Communities Centre. […]

Lucknow’s MITF Announces Main Stage Line-Up!

This morning, Lucknow’s Music In The Fields announced their 2017 Main Stage Line-up. It is one you won’t want to miss! Thursday night, August 24th, will be Meghan Patrick. What better way to start off the weekend! Friday night, August 25th, Genevieve Fisher, Cold Creek County and the one and only Tim Hicks! Saturday, August 26th, […]