Photo Review – Blackjack Billy, Tim Hicks, Madeline Merlo & Kansas Stone kick it in Barrie!

Who: Blackjack Billy, Tim Hicks, Madeline Merlo & Kansas Stone Venue: Mavricks Music Hall Where: Barrie, ON The ‘Outlaws & Angels’ were at Mavricks Music Hall to kick-off to the summer of 2017 at a huge concert party featuring Blackjack Billy, Tim Hicks, Madeline Merlo and Kansas Stone, partnership with Impact Live Events and KICX 106.  Local favourites, Kansas Stone brought back the […]

Tim Hicks brings Shake These Walls Tour 2018 to Quebec

Quebec country music fans can rejoice. Following his Montreal debut at the Corona Theatre on January 26, 2017 and a string of festival performances, Tim Hicks has announced six tour dates to continue his Shake These Walls Tour2018 into Quebec. With stops in Drummondville, Saint-Hyacinthe, Gatineau, Quebec City, La Baie, and Trois Rivieres Hicks will […]

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 […]

Review – River Town Saints

Album: River Town Saints Release Date: June 9, 2017 Download Genre: Country It’s June 9, 2017 and today is going to feel like Christmas for River Town Saints fans. The band’s debut self-titled album will finally be released! Many of us at Canadian Beats are fans and have been following their career for the past […]

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 […]

Festival Country de Lotbinière announce lineup

Quebec is known for their major festivals and rodeos throughout the summer season. For the third year in a row, Festival Country de Lotbinière has announced another great line up for their summer festival kicking off in June! Located about two hours east of Montreal and about 40 minutes west of Quebec City, Festival Country […]