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Renegade Station and their Debut “Along for the Ride”

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.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Owen Barney’s Debut Single “Letting Go”

Owen Barney is a new face to Canadian Country music. The young up and coming singer-songwriter released his first single “Letting Go in October of 2018 and caught the ears of listeners across the nation.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Gord Bamford’s New Single “Down”

I hope you’re up for getting down to Gord Bamford’s latest song, “Down. “Down” was released as a single this year from his 2018 Neon Smoke record. “Down” features Bamford’s distinct, yet familiar sound we love.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Country Artist Steph Morin Joins us on the Front Porch

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.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Kira Isabella Teams With Levi Hummon for “We Should Be Together”

Canadian country artist Kira Isabella has more to share than just her recently released EP Side B. The leading track, “We Should Be Together” was re-released February 14th with a slight twist.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Kira Isabella Releases Another EP Called Side B

On January 11th, 2019, Canadian country artist Kira Isabella gave us what we’ve been waiting for since Side A was released- and that’s Side B. 

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Paul Brandt and High Valley Host a Wintertime Hoedown at Edmonton’s Rogers Place

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

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Lauren Lee

Adventure, music and travel addict. Pizza enthusiast and nature junkie in Edmonton, AB.

A Night of Live Music at New Hot Nashville in Toronto

On Thursday January 24, 2019, I had the pleasure of attending “New Hot Nashville” presented by Universal Music Canada.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

“Ain’t Gonna Be Lonely Long” by Sons of Daughters

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.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

LANCO Performs at Edmonton’s Ranch Roadhouse

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.

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Lauren Lee

Adventure, music and travel addict. Pizza enthusiast and nature junkie in Edmonton, AB.

Lindsay Ell is Featured on “What Happens in a Small Town” by Brantley Gilbert

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.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Dallas Smith’s New Single “Rhinestone World”

It’s the most wonderful time of the year….as if the holiday season weren’t enough Dallas Smith released his latest single, “Rhinestone World.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Kira Isabella Releases New EP – Side A

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.

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Front Porch

In country music, the Front Porch has long been a place of reflection. A place where you can look at the life you have inside that front door. A place where time almost seems to stand still, where you can get away. It’s also a place where you can go to observe the world as it passes by you. To think about your place out there beyond the driveway.

The Cadillac Three takes a Canadian Vacation in Ottawa

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!

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Heather Lee

Country music fan, baker, and creator of great cakes from Ottawa, Ontario.

Dean Brody Performs in Guelph for his Dirt Road Stories Tour

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.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

New Shawn Austin Single “You Belong”

“You Belong”  is Shawn Austin’s latest single, from his self-titled EP released in late September, 2018.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Eric Ethridge Covers “California” in New Single

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.

About the author

Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

A Review of Aaron Goodvin’s Single “You Are”

Aaron Goodvin’s latest single “You Are” has our ears fluttering and our toes tapping.

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Jade Eagleson’s Debut Single “Got Your Name On It”

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!

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Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

Canadian Country Stars Cover “Rise Up” for 35th Anniversary

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.

About the author

Jenna

Country music lover with an unhealthy collection of concert t-shirts. Always looking for up and coming artists. Believer in music's ability to soothe the soul. Connect with me on Instagram and Twitter @jennaweishar.

New Album “Evolution” from Don Amero

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.

Reba Performs at Casino Rama

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.

Brea Lawrenson Releases New Album “Demons”

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!

Biggest Music Video Pet Peeves

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”.

The Ultimate Starters Guide to Canadian Country Music

As with a lot of art, the general opinion of Canadian music is often less than complimentary. Canadian country music is no exception. Artists are sadly not considered to have “made it” until they have seen success in the American market.

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Front Porch

In country music, the Front Porch has long been a place of reflection. A place where you can look at the life you have inside that front door. A place where time almost seems to stand still, where you can get away. It’s also a place where you can go to observe the world as it passes by you. To think about your place out there beyond the driveway.

Gord Bamford’s New Album: Neon Smoke

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.

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