The Cory James Mitchell Band are coming out swinging with their new single “Blue Collar Anthem”. It’s a banger of a song! It’s an anthem for all the working class people who help make our lives better.
The Cory James Mitchell Band are coming out swinging with their new single “Blue Collar Anthem”. It’s a banger of a song! It’s an anthem for all the working class people who help make our lives better.
Brea Lawrenson has become one of the staples in the country music scene across Ottawa and the Ottawa Valley. She’s an incredibly talented artist and has been making a name for herself on country radio for years.
Country artist Samara Yung has officially helped kick off the summer with her new single “In Case You Missed Me”. And oh boy, it’s a good one!
Canadian country artist Steve Rivers has released a brand new single “The Wheel Goes ‘Round”. It’s a great song and we had the chance to connect with him to talk about it.
Canada’s favourite band of brothers have released a new single “Hard Dirt”. They have dedicated it to frontline workers and everyone affected by COVID-19.
Canadian country artist Kendra Kay had quite the year in 2019! And despite the pandemic, 2020 is shaping up to be pretty impressive for Kendra too!
We are so happy to be able to introduce you to a great Canadian country artist and his new single “One Town Away”. It’s a song that is so relatable and features Greg’s talent as a singer/songwriter.
What does the man who plays over a hundred shows a year do during this time of social distancing?
That’s exactly what we spoke to Jeffery Straker about – that and his new single “Light a Fire”.
Canadian folk/rock singer/songwriter and guitar slinger Glen Foster has released a new album and single to the world. His new single “Do Like You Do” is from this BC man’s latest album titled Not Far Away.
We have an inspirational song from Canadian country/roots artist Francine Honey. “I Carry On” featuring Robert Gray is a song that will leave you feeling hopeful.
Whose ready for a pick-me-up?!
Earlier this month, father-son country duo Son of John released a new single “Better Than That”. And we’re thrilled to be able to premiere the music video!
The release of this new single has been a wild buildup for Brittany Kennell…
“Eat Drink Remarry” is the first official single from Brittany since her appearance on NBCs The Voice in 2016.
Emerging country artist Shawn Richard is making the most out of all this social distancing… He has released a brand new single titled “Right Side of Wrong”.
Every now and then, a country artist comes along whose talent is hard to ignore… Kelsi Mayne is one of those artists. She has released a brand new album As I Go, and it’s a great showcase of her talent!
It may have been a few years, but Canadian country duo Buck Twenty have released a new single called “All I Can Do”. This is their first release in 4 years, and it’s so great to finally have new music from this talented duo.
Country artist Nicole Rayy has released her new EP All Woman. It’s a collection of 6 songs that speak to the truths, experiences, and emotions that have built her into the woman she is today.
Country and Roots artist JJ Voss has released a brand new album called Come Along With Me. The release of this album is a breath of fresh air, and couldn’t have come at a better time.
Owen Riegling is becoming a familiar name in the Ontario country music scene. He’s back with a new self-released track, “The Call“. A change of pace in comparison to what we’ve heard so far, The Call is an emotional ballad about loss, grief and getting that call.
Josh David is an emerging country artist from Kitchener Ontario, and has released his debut single “Safe Place to Break”. He’s a fantastic singer/songwriter and someone whose music you’re going to want to listen to.
Canadian country artist Tanya Ryan has released a brand new EP called Open to the world, and it’s a bit of a different sound than what her fans are used to hearing in the best possible way!
The latest release, Twenty Something, from Edmonton’s favourite country band The Dungarees is a great collection of heartfelt country songs that will delight their fans, and attract a whole group of new fans.
JUNO award winning group Blackie & the Rodeo Kings have released their 10th studio album King of This Town. It’s a great new album that features 11 fresh tracks to help celebrate 25 years together.
Canadian country artist Josh Ross has released a brand new single called “Born With a Boyfriend” and it’s a ballad that we can all relate to on some level.
Ryan Langdon has been on the Canadian country radar for the better part of a year and his latest single “The Dirt” will certainly keep him on the charts for 2020. This country-rock anthem features his gravelly vocals perfectly.
Canadian country artist Lisa Nicole’s latest single “Wait On Me” is a great song! We are so proud to be able to offer an exclusive premiere of the music video for this song.
One of Canada’s top country artists Jason Blaine has released his latest single “Drink Too Much” and we had the chance to catch up with him to chat about it.
Canadian country rocker Cory Marks is hitting the ground running with his latest single “Outlaws & Outsiders”. This single is a rock heavyweight and features country legend Travis Tritt, Ivan Moody and rock legend Mick Mars from Mötley Crüe.
Sons of Daughters were introduced to Front Porch Music about a year ago with their debut release, “Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely Long“. The duo had a busy 2019, including the release of their first EP, Love in a Bar.
Everyone’s favourite party band Blackjack Billy has teamed up with Canadian country powerhouse Tim Hicks on their latest single called “Drinking All Weekend”. As you can imagine – it’s a powerhouse of a song!
It feels just like yesterday that we were introduced to Canadian country artist Karli June at the 2018 Boots & Hearts Music Festival. Today, she releases her latest single “Say Too Much”, and we couldn’t be more excited!
Canadian country duo Rumour Mill have released a brand new single called “Home” and we had the chance to connect with them to talk about this great new song, and their upcoming EP.
Canadian country artist Brett Kissel sure knows how to celebrate New Year’s Eve! He rang in 2020 by releasing his much anticipated album “Now or Never”.
Canadian country singer/songwriter Rebecca Rain has released a new single called “Validation” and it’s a great new sultry single. This song showcases Rebecca’s huge vocal and lyrical strength.
One thing we love to do at Front Porch Music, is to introduce you all to emerging Canadian country artists. We are pleased to introduce you all to country artist Shawn Richard from New Brunswick and his debut single “All My Tomorrow’s”.
2019 has been another wicked year for Canadian country music! We were introduced to so many great new Canadian country artists, and found new favourite songs from our favourite artists.
It’s been a minute since we’ve had new music from Canadian country duo Twin Kennedy, so we were so excited to see some new music from these twin sisters. “Blindspot” is a heartfelt single that commands your attention.
Canadian country and Americana artist Joey Clarkson has released her song “These Days” as a single from her album titled The Year That Never Was. It’s an incredibly personal single that has quite the story and inspiration behind it.
A couple years ago we had the privilege of meeting Julia Vos and seeing her perform at the 2018 Boots & Hearts Music Festival as part of the Emerging Artist Showcase. In speaking with her, it was clear she was destined to release some great music.
Brett Kissel is well-known for his fun, lighthearted country tracks that flood the Canadian airwaves. Once in a while, he slides in an emotional single that humbles us all. This time around, it’s Kissel’s latest release “Drink About Me“.
Emerging Canadian country artist Dylan Burk is releasing his latest single “Longer”, and we are so pumped to be able to premiere this great new single right here on the Front Porch.
Emerging Canadian country artist Rich Cloke has released a new single called “You’re the One”, and we couldn’t be more excited to share this with you all. It’s a great song that will cause some serious toe-tapping.
Canadian singer-songwriter Francine Honey has released a new single “Red Sky” along with an accompanying music video. This song is a gritty, almost dream-like experience that talks about times of change.
Canadian roots artists Jessica Rhaye and the Ramshackle Parade have released a whimsical cover of the Bob Dylan classic “I Dreamed I Saw St. Augustine” from their forthcoming album Just Like a Woman – Songs of Bob Dylan.
Danielle Todd has been busy making a name for herself within the Canadian country industry. This talented artist has recently released a single called “Back Burner” and an accompanying music video.
On Sunday November 3, 2019 the legendary Canadian country group Emerson Drive played at the River Cree Resort and Casino in Edmonton. It was such a great show filled with great country music.
Canadian Folk artist Colin Craveiro has created a solo project called Sail Cassady. His deep baritone voice is something that you have to listen to. We are so excited to introduce you to this great artist from Victoria BC, and his latest single “Mary Dream”. It’s such a whimsical song that completely captivates the listener.
Drew Powell is no stranger to the Canadian music industry, but he’s stepping out from behind the drum kit, and stepping up to the microphone. His debut single “If You’re Up” features a huge sing-along chorus that anyone who has ever longed for love can relate to.
We are so excited to introduce you all to Kendra Kay; an emerging country artist from Manitoba. Kendra has released a new single that blends traditional and modern country music called “How It’s Done”.
We’re really excited to introduce you to Canadian artist Antonio Larosa. His latest single “On Your Own” is a great song that you’re going to want to add to your playlists and play over and over.
Canadian country icon Corb Lund has released a brand new album of cover songs titled Cover Your Tracks. It’s a fun album filled with songs from artists like AC/DC, Billy Joel, Nancy Sinatra and more, but with a country flare!
On October 19th, Dean Brody, Dallas Smith and other Canadian country music friends brought their Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone tour to Edmonton Alberta at Rogers Place. It was a great show and our own Lauren Lee went to check it out.
Canadian country-pop artitst Lori Lynne Johnson has released a wonderfully heartfelt single called “Courage” from her debut album Heartache & Healing. “Courage” is an anthemic song that makes you want to cry, but also stand strong and fight at the same time.
For the last decade, Dave Woods has hosted one of Canada’s top country music podcasts called “In The Country With Dave Woods”. It’s a place for artists to promote their new music and to connect with new audiences.
Amanda Jordan has released her latest single to Canadian country radio. “Driving in the Dark” is a fun song whose inspiration came from a road trip to Nashville with her twin brother.
Canadian country artist Emily Clair has recently released her latest single “The Sobering Truth” to the world, and we couldn’t be happier for her! It’s an incredibly heartfelt single that is full of emotion and heartbreak.
Earlier this year, we had the privilege of introducing you to Canadian country artist Emily Clair. Today, we’re so excited to have the chance to share her brand new single “The Sobering Truth”.
The much anticipated Friends Don’t Let Friends Tour Alone tour made it’s third stop in Kitchener last night at Centre in the Square. The tour features headliners Dean Brody and Dallas Smith, with supporting acts Mackenzie Porter, the Reklaws, and a surprise Chad Brownlee feature.
Canadian country group Chris Buck Band have released the music video for their very personal single “Holy Ground”. The single and music video takes place in Chris’ happy place in Northern Ontario.
2019 has proved to be a busy year for Manny Blu. This artist from Quebec released his debut album Leave It Like It Is, and he toured the country with George Canyon, Doc Walker, and Charlie Major. This Fall, he is touring around Ontario to various Fall fairs.
My roots are in a small town in a rural area of Bruce County, in Ontario. Over the last year or so, whenever I’d head back to my hometown for a visit, it became the norm to hear “who’s going to Harley’s tonight to see Owen Riegling play?” I never tagged along, but anyone who went was never let down.
Earlier this Summer, we had the chance to catch up with Canadian country artist Amber-Jo Bowman. She was one of the talented artists who competed at the 2019 Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase, presented by Chevy Music. She had a really great set, that got the crowd ready for a perfect weekend!
Canadian roots band Johnson Crook have debuted the music video for their latest single “Dear Me”. This music video takes us through a compelling story that perfectly compliments and augments the song.
Canadian country artist Justine Blanchet has released her latest single “Heartbeat”. It’s a fun song and a great follow-up to her previous single “Strong”.
Smoke Man is the debut single from Ontario-based Owen Riegling. The 21-year-old singer-songwriter from Mildmay, Ontario released Smoke Man in July of this year.
Canadian country artist Owen Barney is one of the freshest voices to hit the country scene in the last little while. He has been captivating audiences, stealing hearts, and successfully carving out his place within the industry. All of this before the age of 20.
Earlier this Summer, Canadian country duo Son of John released their debut single “Country Pure”. This song captivated us on the Front Porch right from the get-go, so we were anxiously waiting for the release of the music video. We’re happy to announce that the music video is here!
Today’s the day! Kalsey Kulyk’s highly anticipated self-titled debut EP is now available. It’s been a wild month for this Canadian country artist, and it has all led to this day.
Canadian country artist Elyse Saunders latest single “Feel You Leaving” is a great record about letting go of what’s in the past and looking to what the future has in store. It’s a powerful song that came to Elyse in the strangest of ways.
Canadian country artist Mackenzie Leigh Meyer was one of the performers who took part in the 2019 Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase presented by #ChevyMusic. She had an amazing set that left the crowd craving more!
Canadian country artist Nicole Rayy has released a brand new single called “Unfinished”. It’s a great single that beautifully showcases her voice and talent.
Dylan Burk was one of the competitors at this year’s emerging artist showcase at Boots & Hearts Music Festival presented by #ChevyMusic. He delighted the crowd during his set, and took time to personally say hello to as many people in the crowd as possible.
After an incredible weekend performing at Boots & Hearts Music Festival, Eric Ethridge announced that he and fellow Canadian country artist Kalsey Kulyk are engaged!
Our Boots & Hearts Artist Profile series aims to introduce you to some of the great Canadian talent who are playing at this year’s Boots & Hearts Music Festival. We would like to introduce you to the incredibly talented Owen Barney.
As part of our Boots & Hearts artist profile series, we would like to introduce you to Canadian country artist Eric Ethridge. Eric Ethridge has one of the most compelling origin stories of anyone else in the industry.
Canadian country artist Tenille Arts has been having a successful year, and it’s about to get even wilder! In just a couple short weeks, Tenille will be joining the biggest party of the Summer at the 2019 Boots & Hearts Music Festival.
Earlier this Summer we introduced you to “Bad Liar” from emerging Canadian country artist Kalsey Kulyk. We included this song in our list of Top Canadian Country Summer Songs for The Canadian Country Music Show. Kalsey has now released the accompanying music video for this catchy single.
If smooth harmonies and heartfelt lyrics are what you’re looking for, look no further! We are excited to introduce you to Canadian Roots duo The Small Glories and their single “Sing”. Hailing from the Canadian Prairies, this duo is sure to delight.
Son of John are one of the most interesting musical duos to hit the Canadian country/roots genre in a very long time. Their debut single “Country Pure” is a musical treat that promises to delight from the first sound of the fiddle.
Canadian country-rock artist Marshall Potts has released a new single called “Hearts in the Sky” off his sophomore album titled That’s How it Starts. This is an acoustic song that is filled with emotion and depth.
Canadian country artist Beamer Wigley is one of the youngest, and most promising, country artists in Canada right now. He has a voice that makes it hard to believe he’s only 16! We had the chance to catch up with him to talk about his success, recording and his new single.
Coming off the release of his first number 1 song, Canadian country artist Tim Hicks has released his latest single “If The Beat’s Alright” to country radio. This song is sure to be one of the biggest Summer songs of 2019!
Leah Daniels has released a new single called “ToGetHer”, and it’s another great one from one of Canada’s top rising artists. It’s a fun song that plays on the word “together”. It’s a chill song that’s just perfect for the Summer of 2019.
Recently, we had the honour of working with the podcast Canadian Country Music Show to put together a list of top summer songs for one of their recent episodes. It was so fun to curate this list and start our newest feature, Front Porch Finds.
East Coast Country artist Andrew Frelick is getting ready to play the 2019 Cavendish Beach Music Festival in a couple weeks. We had the chance to meet Andrew Frelick before he plays this festival and chat with him about this show.
Canadian country artist Dan Davidson is getting ready to hit the stage for the 2019 Cavendish Beach Music Festival. We had the chance to connect with Dan to talk to him about getting ready for this great show.
American country singer Austin Jenckes has released his debut album titled If You Grew up Like I Did this past week. For fans of The Voice, you may recognize Jenckes from the series’ fifth season, back in 2013.
It may have been a historic game 1 of the NBA finals for the Toronto Raptors, and people from across the globe flocked to Jurassic Park to watch. But not too far away Canadian country artist Manny Blu was getting ready to hit the stage at the Rock n Horse Saloon.
We would like to introduce you to emerging Canadian country artist Emily Clair and her latest single “Me or the Whiskey”. Emily Clair is a singer and songwriter from Ontario, and we couldn’t be happier to share her music with you.
It’s finally here! The much anticipated debut single from Canadian country artist Kris Barclay “Loved You Like That” has been released, accompanied by a music video to go along with it.
Back in 2018, Canadian country artist Tenille Townes released her single “Somebody’s Daughter” to the world, and it has been a big success. Since its release, it has spent 12 weeks on the Billboard Country Airplay charts.
There’s a rich, soulful country sound that comes out of Alberta. Take for instance Paul Brandt, Emerson Drive, and Carolyn Dawn Johnson. They’ve been around for years- but have you heard of Renegade Station? I was recently introduced to their work, specifically, their first single and title track off their 2018 release, “Along for the Ride“, with the music video out now.
Canadian country artist Arlene Quinn has been having a fantastic year so far. With the release of her single “Jackpot” we had the chance to chat with her about her latest single and life in general.
Canadian country artist Tim Hicks has released a music video for his fantastic single “What A Song Should Do” and it’s 100% what a music video should do! It’s the perfect compliment to the song.
Canadian country artist Wes Mack has released his latest single “Never Have I Ever” which features finalists from Season 1 of CTVs The Launch, Sons Of Daughters.
Montreal-based country singer Steph Morin released his EP, titled I Won’t Forget You, in June of 2018. Morin has been playing and writing for about fifteen years now, and has been building his career up to this release.
So far 2019 has been the year of country music from Quebec! There has been so many great artists and singles coming from Quebec. Five Roses is one of those great acts, and we had the chance to chat with this country duo.
Canadian country artist Justine Blanchet has released a fresh new single to country radio called “Strong”. It’s a great song about letting go of everything holding you down – a reminder we could all use now and then.
Canadian country artist Maddison Krebs has released a brand new self-titled EP which includes her latest single “Real Real Thing”
What do you do on a -30 degree Saturday night in Edmonton? You hit up Rogers Place with about 6000 of your closest friends for a hoedown with some of your favourite local country musicians. Paul Brandt brought his The Journey tour to Edmonton on February 2nd with fellow canucks High Valley, Jess Moskaluke and The Hunter Brothers
Sons of Daughters released “Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely Long” in late 2018. The duo, native to Vancouver came across a new country hits playlist, and of course, through my headphones recently.
Last night, country music band LANCO Wrapped Up Their Hallelujah Nights Tour At Edmonton’s Ranch Roadhouse. One year after releasing their debut album, Hallelujah Nights, LANCO’s final concert on their first headlining tour lit up the Ranch Roadhouse in Edmonton on January 23, 2019.
Brantley Gilbert and Lindsay Ell are the duo we didn’t know we needed, and have been absolutely blown away by. “What Happens in a Small Town” is one of Ell’s latest features, and Gilbert’s latest single.
Canadian country artist Chad Brownlee has been teasing new music on social media for days. Well, it’s finally been released! His latest single “Forever’s Gotta Start Somewhere” is a great song for the New Year. It’s catchy, and has a cute message.
2018 has been a very exciting year for Canadian country music! We saw some amazing new artists come into the scene, some great music from our favourites, and even smashed some records!
Kira Isabella is back with her latest EP, Side A released November 23rd, 2018. Her latest cut is edgy, redefining, and definitely a new angle for Kira.
The new Canadian country band East Adelaide have released their first single “You Don’t Get To Love Me” to radio and streaming services. This single is the perfect mix between country and rock, and features a melody that will be sure to stick in your head.
This past September, The Cadillac Three wrapped up their Canadian Vacation Tour with a final show at the Algonquin Commons Theatre in Ottawa, and while it may have been their last stop, Ottawa country fans made sure they went out with a bang!
Canadian country music artist Dustin Bird has released his latest single “She Likes My Guitar” to country radio. We got a chance to chat with Dustin about his new single, and it was an absolute treat!
Canadian country band Nice Horse are a group of four fantastic musicians based out of Alberta, and are quickly spreading their music across the Great White North.
On Saturday November 10th, 2018, we had the opportunity to catch Dean Brody in Guelph, ON for his Dirt Road Stories Acoustic tour. Dean Brody is praised, not only for his ability as a vocalist and musician, but as a storyteller; and a vivid one at that.
JUNO Award winning trio The East Pointers have had an incredibly busy year – and it looks like 2019 is shaping up to be just as wild. If you haven’t heard their latest album What We Leave Behind, then you need to stream it right now and listen to it while you read this interview. It’s so good!
Eric Ethridge has put his own twist on the 2001 song “California” and we are obsessed. The Juno-nominated track, originally by the Canadian pop/R&B band, Wave has made its return- this time featured on country radio, thanks to Eric Ethridge.
Canadian country artist Jade Eagleson has had a busy year! Earlier this year, his debut single “Got Your Name On It” was released to country radio and has hit the country by storm!
During the 2018 CCMA Awards, it was revealed that over 20 Canadian country artists joined together to form the Common Cause Collective (3XC) and released a cover of the 80s hit “Rise Up” by Parachute.
The CCMA Awards were this past weekend on Sunday September 9, 2018, and they were electric! The evening started out with a bang with a tribute to Shania Twain performed by Jess Moskaluke, Kira Isabella, and Madeline Merlo – 3 of Canada’s top young female country artists.
Earlier this Summer, we got the chance to sit down with Canadian country artist Brad James at the 2018 Boots & Hearts Music Festival. Our own Scott Edwards talked to Brad about his experience performing at the festival and his new music.
On August 24th, 2018, JUNO Award nominee, Don Amero released his latest album called “Evolution”. His previous albums all had singles that tiptoed along the country music genre, but this album is a full country music experience.
Emerging country artist Brett Westgrove has released a music video for his latest single “On My Way To You”. This song is a total earworm and will easily get stuck in your head – it’s sure to turn some heads and get him further exposure.
On Friday July 27th, 2018, country legend Reba McEntire (do we still need to use her last name?) performed at Casino Rama in Rama Ontario, north of Toronto. This show showcased Reba’s greatest hits and told stories of how some of the songs came to light.
Everyone’s favourite Canadian country/rock artist Dallas Smith has released a new single to country radio called “Make ‘Em Like You”. It’s a pretty chill song that is a great follow-up to “One Drink Ago“.
Country artist from the Ottawa Valley, Brea Lawrenson, has released a brand new album called “Demons”. This album features 12 tracks. Some of the tracks are previously released singles, but most are brand new!
We have yet another emerging Canadian country artist to introduce you to! Michael Daniels enters the scene with his debut single “Betting on Red”, and it’s such a chill track.
Ever since MTV played the first music video back in 1981, music videos have provided a visual interpretation of our favourite songs and artists. Music videos have sure come a long way since that first video by The Buggles “Video Killed The Radio Star”.
Emerging artist Chase Miller has released a new Summer tune called “Redneck Weekend” that’s sure to set the mood for a great patio or backyard BBQ.
Sugarland has FINALLY released their music video for their hit single “Babe” featuring Taylor Swift. Babe is the second single off their latest album Bigger, and it couldn’t be better!
Lennon Daniels is one of the most promising newcomers to the Canadian country music scene. He has recently released his debut single “Break Free” to country radio.
“Get Me There” is the latest single released by Shawn Austin. This is probably the most anticipated single from this Canadian country artist yet. It’s a really great song that was well worth the hype.
After much teasing on social media, Jess Moskaluke has released a new single to country radio called “Camouflage”. This song is a haunting and totally relatable breakup song.
Albertan Brad Sims has released his new single “Long Good Night” to Canadian country radio. It’s a song that we can all relate to in one way or another.
Canadian country artist Brea Lawrenson has released some fresh new music! Her new single is called “Demons” and addresses some confidence struggles that many people face.
Have you heard the latest from the River Town Saints? They just released a new single called “You Get To Me” and also released a new music video. This is by far their strongest single yet.
Huge collaboration announcement! Dallas Smith has joined up with Canadian country music royalty, and good friend, Terri Clark to create some killer music. This new single is called One Drink Ago.
The JUNO Awards are this weekend, making this the biggest annual event in Canadian Music. These awards do a great job at promoting great Canadian talent, and helping to launch the careers of so many artists. But where’s the country music representation at the JUNOs?
Brett Kissel has a new song and it’s so exciting to be able to talk about it! The song is called “Anthem” and is his second single from his third studio album We Were That Song with Warner Music Canada.
On January 19th, 2018 Gord Bamford released his latest album titled Neon Smoke. This album features 15 brand new singles and features artists such as Jim Cuddy and Tracy Lawrence.
On January 12th, Meghan Patrick’s much anticipated new album Country Music Made Me Do It was released. This album features 12 tracks, and is truly a piece of art. Each track has legs to stand alone, and when played together is a powerhouse!
What the random collaboration is going on here?
On January 12th, 2018, Carrie Underwood released a new single called The Champion that features rapper Ludacris. This track is being used as the opening song for this year’s Super Bowl, and the music video will debut on Feb 4th during the big game.
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