CB interviews CMAOntario RoadShow Showcase Ottawa artists

After a full day of information sessions at the the CMAOntario RoadShow Learning Exchange, we had the opportunity to interview the four acts who would be performing at the Showcase in the evening. We hope you enjoy these videos. Melissa Megan: Connect with Melissa Megan: Website Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Nicole Rayy: Connect with Nicole […]

CMAOntario RoadShow gave Ottawa a day of learning and music

Saturday March 18, 2017, The Observatory at Algonquin College was the place to be to learn about the ins and outs of the music industry and hear four of Ontario’s up-and-coming Country acts. The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) organizes these special learning exchanges and showcase opportunities in various cities within Ontario to give […]

Nicole Rayy Releases Her Latest Single “Fireproof”

Photo credit: Ian McCausland Nicole Rayy just keeps getting better and better with each song she releases and her current single “FIREPROOF” is her best to date. Released digitally on March 1, and set for release to Canadian country radio on March 27, this song speaks of strength and courage “so go on pour the gasoline, come on and throw the […]

Joe Nichols Announced As Saturday Night’s Headliner for MCF 2017

It was announced earlier today that the last of the 2017 Manitoulin Country Fest line-up would be none other than Joe Nichols as headliner for Saturday August 12th. Nichols, an American country artist, is known for such hits as “Brokenheartsville”, “Gimmie That Girl”, “Sunny and 75”, “Yeah” and “Tequila Makes Her Clothes Fall Off”. Other […]

Manitoulin Country Fest Line-Up 2017 Is The Best Yet

Manitoulin Country Fest has been steadily announcing their 2017 line-up, running August 10, 11 and 12. It started before the 2016 festival even ended, with the announcement of Michelle Wright, The Washboard Union, Chris Buck Band and The Western Swing Authority. Over the past several months more artists have been announced, including Corb Lund, Meghan Patrick, David […]

Another fantastic instalment of Manitoulin Country Fest on the way!

Any fan of country music in Ontario has probably heard of Manitoulin Country Fest, and if not, it’s time you have! The festival takes place in Little Current, ON and features some huge names…and 2017 is no different. The 3 day festival is taking place from August 10-12 this year, and they have already announced […]

Countdown To Christmas 2016: First Thoughts

At Canadian Beats, we decided to ask some of Canada’s talented artists a series of five holiday themed questions. Each day starting today (December 20) until December 24 we will feature one of these questions, and answers from over 50 of your favourite Canadian artists/ bands! What is the first thing that comes to mind when […]