First wave of performers announced for the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition

Its hard to believe that we can already share with you, a list of performers for the 2017 Canadian National Exhibition, an event held annually in Toronto that marks the unofficial end of summer.  But this week the CNE has announced that the Sam Roberts Band, Kiefer Sutherland, USS (Ubiquitous Synergy Seeker), Aaron Pritchett, Chad Brownlee, John Kay […]

Trackside Music Festival announces some MASSIVE Canadian talent to their line-up!

Trackside Music Festival, Canada Day Weekend’s Hottest Country Music Festival in London, ON, has announced more artists to their line-up!  Canadian artists Brett Kissel, Aaron Pritchett, Meghan Patrick, Lindsay Ell, James Barker Band, River Town Saints, Genevieve Fisher and The Reklaws join Canaan Smith to round out the new additions.  More information and the full artist line-up can be found on their website. If you want […]

Boots and Hearts Announce More Artists to Their 2017 Line-Up!

Boots and Hearts, Canada’s largest country music festival that takes place at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds, in Oro-Medonte from August 10-13, has just announced some hot new additions to the 2017 line-up.  Canadian artists just added include Chad Brownlee, Jess Moskaluke, Kiefer Sutherland, Lindi Ortega, Cold Creek County, JJ Shiplett and Dani Strong, among many other.  Also joining them are Eli […]

Zac Brown Band announced as first 2017 Cavendish Beach Music Festival headliner

Zac Brown Band has just been announced as one of the three main headliners for the  2017 LOTTO MAX Presents Cavendish Beach Music Festival.  These three time GRAMMY Award-winning multi-platinum artists will perform on the final day of the festival, taking place July 7 – July 9 on Prince Edward Island. This is the ninth year […]

Photo Review – Dean Brody & Jessica Mitchell at the CNE

Our coverage of the Canadian National Exhibition continues with a night with two Canadian country stars. Jessica Mitchell is gaining popularity in record proportions.  After watching her on the Bandshell stage its not hard to see why.  The audience was held captive as she crooned her songs, including her hit single, “Workin On Whiskey”, which […]

Video Interview – Madeline Merlo

Madeline Merlo made her debut performance on the main stage at Boots and Hearts Music Festival in Oro-Medonte, ON in style.  Before her set Canadian Beats contributor, Nicole Wolfe, had a chance to ask Merlo about her thoughts about this huge country music festival.  They also discussed the trailer for her upcoming feature film, Country Crush, which […]

Boots and Hearts Music Festival: Highlights Day 3

Our coverage of Boots and Hearts Music Festival continues with Day 3 Highlights. Country music fans are showing their grit and determination at the festival.  Three days in the high heat and humidity has not slowed them down a bit.  Everyone we spoke to was having a great time at the festival, which offers so much more […]