Johnny Reid (pictured) offers comfort and a song to Nova Scotia, Blue Rodeo’s anthem is selected for the Great Canadian Singalong, and We Are One makes an impact. Also in the news are Creative Manitoba, Corb Lund, Whitney Rose, Leonard Cohen, Mécénat Musica Prix 3 Femmes, A3 Merch, Mike Love, and Adrian Sutherland. With video.
The country star enlists some famous friends for a new project designed to raise funds and lift spirits internationally in this pandemic age.
The gala show in Ottawa on June 16 will feature country stars Jason Blaine, Andrew Hyatt, Meghan Patrick, The Reklaws, The Washboard Union, and (pictured) The Good Brothers.
Now in a sixth year, the Awards honour the cream of the crop of Ontario country music talent. Other events in London this weekend present both veteran stars and emerging young artists.
Considered the highest selling Canadian country band ever, they keep the hammer down on their current album, The Squeeze. Jason McCoy and Clayton Bellamy reflect on the project's unanticipated success in this interview.
Meghan Patrick was last night's big winner at the 5th annual Country Music Association of Ontario, held at Centennial Hall in London.
The affable frontman for The Road Hammers also keeps busy as a solo artist and radio host. He'll return to hosting duties at the CMAOntario Awards in June and discusses his career in the band and his own pursuits in this interview.