Ron Kitchener

Ron Kitchener

Ron at home during lockdown. Pic: Tammy Kitchener
May 10, 2020
by David Farrell

Kitchener’s integrated music entertainment company RGK Entertainment straddles the border with offices in Toronto and Nashville.

Instagram photo
May 3, 2020
by Kerry Doole

An appearance on the hit network TV show is paying huge dividends for the Canadian country star, with a big assist from Lady Antebellum. We get the lowdown from her manager, Ron Kitchener.

Sofa so good for The Hunter Brothers  Photo: Mitch Nevins
February 4, 2019
by Kerry Doole

Getting a slot on the Canadian star's current national tour is a great opportunity for the siblings from Saskatchewan (pictured). Manager Ron Kitchener explains they're making the most of it.

Ron Kitchener and Paul Brandt - photo credit Open Road.
September 28, 2018
by External Source

Ron Kitchener began his RGK Entertainment Group a quarter century ago to help manage the careers of up-and-coming Canadian acts, primarily in the c

Dean Brody on the Bud stage in Toronto Friday night. Pic: Frankie Ludikar
August 22, 2018
by FYI Staff

The 2x Juno winner with 16 CCMA awards and 22 Top 10 hits in his hip pocket is heading out on a 35-show acoustic, low-fi tour that focuses on the stories behind some of his more poignant songs.

Ron Kitchener with Jason McCoy
July 18, 2018
by FYI Staff

The 15-year anniversary milestone is notably marked with an impressive archive of more than 100 Top 10 hits over the years.

Dave Bookman (left) receiving his Unsung Hero Award from Slaight Music President, Derrick Ross. Pic: David Leyes
June 13, 2018
by David Farrell

The 4th annual CIMA Celebration & Awards gala proved to be wildly successful, attracting a top-tier list of music biz entrepreneurs to the Phoenix Concert Theatre on June 11 where five of their own were recognized.

January 12, 2018
by Jason Schneider

These five Saskatchewan siblings were raised on farming, hockey and music. The latter is now their focus, as J.J. and Ty Hunter explain in this interview.

August 30, 2017
by Nick Krewen

After warming up for Dean Brody on Toronto's Budweiser Stage last week, double CCMA nominee Tim Hicks is ready for his own cross-Canada arena tour.

Alan Doyle (r) was one of the stars who joined Dean Brody on the Bud Stage in Toronto last night.
August 25, 2017
by David Farrell

It was a big night for Ron Kitchener's RKG Entertainment team last night as star act Dean Brody headlined at the 16,000 seat amphitheatre in Toronto.

August 2, 2017
by David Farrell

The closure affects a wide swath of Canadian acts, from the aforementioned Nickelback to Marianas Trench, Skydiggers, Bahamas, 54:40, Billy Talent, City and Colour, Alexisonfire, Sam Roberts Band, Doc Walker, Trailer Park Boys, and Walk Off The Earth.

Ron Kitchener
May 8, 2017
by Kerry Doole

The founder and head of Canada’s largest country music label and a thriving artist management company updates us on the activities of his talent-heavy roster.