Grant Maloy Smith Releases Dust Bowl: American Stories

GrantMaloySmith_barn_sittingCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Americana-roots artist, Grant Maloy Smith!

Grant talks about his start in music, and why he was inspired to create an album about the struggles and resilience brought about by the Dust Bowl of the 1930s. His new album, Dust Bowl: American Stories, is a compilation of 13 songs, all providing their own emotional journey surrounding the Dust Bowl. For more information about Grant Maloy Smith, or to check out his new album, CLICK HERE! 

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Ashlynne Vince Releases ‘No Boys Allowed’

1200x630bbCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Canadian country music newcomer, Ashlynne Vince!

Welland, ON native, Ashlynne Vince, talks about her new single, ‘No Boys Allowed,’ which dropped back in the spring. She talks about her experience opening for Brett Kissel at the beginning of this year, along with her upcoming tour schedule. For more information about Ashlynne Vince, or to check out her new single, CLICK HERE! 

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Join Jake Owen, Tim Hicks and more at Lucknow’s Music In The Fields this coming August 24-26!

17553604_1378747595502064_885349191072727570_nWhat do Jake Owen, Tim Hicks, Tom Cochrane, Cold Creek County, The Washboard Union, Meghan Patrick, River Town Saints, Genevieve Fisher and Alee all have in common? They’ll be partying it up in Lucknow, Ontario for the 9th Annual Lucknow’s Music In The Fields Country Music Festival from August 24-26, 2017! This is the last country music festival party of the summer, and we can’t wait to see you there!

Not only is there amazing talent, great vendors and an incredible new venue – this event gives 100% of proceeds directly to local charities!

Whether you’re coming to camp for the weekend, or just popping by for Saturday night, you’re sure to have an exciting time ‘In The Fields.’ Get your tickets now at www.musicinthefields.ca
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Blackjack Billy Joins Forces with Madeline Merlo to Release, “How To Get The Girl”

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CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music band, Blackjack Billy!

Jeff of Blackjack Billy talks about the band’s new digital EP release, Show Out. He talks about the story behind the title track, along with their current single, “How To Get The Girl,” featuring label-mate, Madeline Merlo.  Jeff also talks about the band’s summer tour schedule, and how you can check them out online.

For more information about Blackjack Billy, or to check out their new single, CLICK HERE!

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Don’t Miss High Valley at Cavendish Beach Music Festival This Weekend

High ValleyCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Canadian country music duo, High Valley!

Brad Rempel of High Valley talks about the duo’s new album Dear Life. He talks about their current Canadian single, I Be U Be, and what it’s like re-releasing their hit She’s With Me, in the United States. The Rempel brothers will head to PEI for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival this weekend, July 7-9. For more information about High Valley, or to check out their new single, CLICK HERE!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Brad from High Valley, click here!

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Madeline Merlo To Hit The Stage at Cavendish Beach Music Festival

MadelineMerlo_MotelFlamingo_WEB 2CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Canadian country music singer-songwriter, Madeline Merlo!

The BC native, Madeline, talks about her recent move to Toronto, and her busy summer schedule, which includes heading out to PEI for the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, July 7-9. Madeline shares her excitement to play the bucket list festival, and what fans can expect from her performance. Madeline also talks about her most recent single, “Motel Flamingo,” along with the story behind her past single, “Over and Over.” For more information about Madeline, or to check out her new single, CLICK HERE!

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Jessica Mitchell Releases Two New Singles

JM_Promo3CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Canadian country music singer-songwriter, Jessica Mitchell!

Jessica talks about her two new singles, “Don’t Love Me,” and “Tear it Down.”  She talks about the stories behind both of the songs, and what fans can expect from her upcoming album. Jessica responds to being dubbed country’s Adele, and tells us what’s on her current playlist. You can catch Jessica at the upcoming Cavendish Beach Music Festival, and Boots & Hearts later this summer. For more information about Jessica, or to check out her new singles, CLICK HERE!

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Tareya of Autumn Hill Releases Debut Solo Single, ‘Summer Wheels’

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Tareya talks about her new solo project, and why she and Autumn Hill bandmate, Mike Robins, decided that this was the perfect time to pursue their individual music. Tareya talks about her upbeat debut single, Summer Wheels. Tareya also talks about her upcoming album, set to be released in September. For more information about Tareya, or to check out her new single, CLICK HERE!

To listen to the exclusive interview with Tareya, click here!

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River Town Saints Release Highly Anticipated Debut Album

Sub-8-RiverTownSaints___Super_PortraitCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Chris Labelle of the country-rock band, River Town Saints!

After first interviewing the band two years ago at Peller Estates’ Wine Country Fare, Patrice catches up with Chris about the band’s highly anticipated self-titled debut album. Chris talks about what fans can expect from this upbeat album that features many high-energy songs, but also their new single which is a little softer sound for the band. The single, “Woke Up Like This,” takes a different approach – turning a one-night stand scenario into a love story. Chris also talks about the CMA Ontario Awards which took place this past weekend in London, ON. The interview was recorded on Friday, and the band picked up an award for ‘Single of the Year’ for their tune, Cherry Bomb.  For more information about River Town Saints, or to check out their website, click here: http://www.rivertownsaints.com/

To listen to the exclusive interview with Chris Labelle of River Town Saints, click here!

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The Road Hammers Release ‘The Squeeze’

trh_1CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with Jason McCoy of the country-rock band, The Road Hammers!

Jason talks about the band’s new album, The Squeeze, and how their current single, “Crazy About You,” was inspired by his own marriage. Jason talks about how excited he is to host the upcoming Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) Awards this coming Sunday evening in London, Ontario, along with how he and the band are excited to hit the road this summer!

For more information about The Road Hammers, or to check out their website, click here: http://theroadhammers.com/

To listen to the exclusive interview with Jason McCoy of The Road Hammers, click here!

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