Tara Shannon is “Unfinished”

Tara ShannonCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Tara Shannon!

Tara talks about her twenty-year hiatus from music, and why she knew she was Unfinished. She also talks about her new single, “Love Me Loud,” what it was like hosting Country Fix, and her next show coming up this weekend!

For more information about Tara Shannon, or to check out her new single, visit her website here: http://www.tarashannonmusic.com/

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Take a “Gamble On Love” with Ryan Laird

Ryan LairdCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Ryan Laird!

Ryan talks about his upbeat new single, Gamble On Love, that was released on May 17, 2017.  Ryan also talks about his upcoming music, busy summer touring schedule, and even the Nashville Predators’ playoff success. For more information about Ryan Laird, or to check out his new single, visit his website here: http://www.ryanlaird.com/

 

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David Stone is more than ‘Alright’

David StoneCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, David Stone!

Collingwood, ON native, David, talks about his start in music, and what fans can expect from his folk country sound. David talks about his current single, “Alright,” and how fans can connect with him online. For more information about David Stone, or to check out his new single, visit his website here: https://www.davidstonemusic.ca/

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Dave Hartney’s Debut Single, ‘Party Lights’

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Vancouver, BC native, Dave, talks about his debut single, “Party Lights.” Dave talks about his start in country music, and his country/rock style. He also talks about what he has learned from opening for the likes of Dierks Bentley, High Valley and Dallas Smith. For more information about Dave Hartney, or to check out his new single, visit his website here: www.davehartney.com

 

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Brad Battle’s ‘Always Easy’

Brad Battle 2CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Brad Battle!

St. Catharines, ON native, Brad, talks about his new single and title track to his new EP, “Always Easy.” Brad talks about the stories that fans can expect from the EP, along with where you can catch a live Brad Battle show this summer!

For more information about Brad Battle, or to check out his new EP, visit his website here: www.BradBattle.com.

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Matt Gary’s “Back”

Matt Gary Promo Photo #2CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Matt Gary!

Lenexa, Kansas native, Matt Gary, talks about his start in country music, and his influences along the way. He also talks about his new single, “Back,” which provides a raw and relatable story, with a catchy melody and powerful vocals.

For more information about Matt Gary, or to check out his new tune, visit his website here: http://www.mattgary.com/

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Catching up with Nathan King

Nathan KingCMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Nathan King!

West Virginia native, Nathan King, talks about his transition into country music, from the work of rock and heavy metal. Nathan also talks about his new single, “Heaven Tonight,” and how fans can connect with him online.

For more information about Nathan King, or to check out his new tune, visit his website here: http://www.nathankingmusic.net

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THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO ANNOUNCES THE 2017 CMAONTARIO AWARD NOMINEES

THE COUNTRY MUSIC ASSOCIATION OF ONTARIO ANNOUNCES THE 2017 CMAONTARIO AWARD NOMINEES

The Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAOntario) is pleased to announce the nominees for the fifth annual CMAOntario Awards. Presented by Slaight Music, with support from the Ontario Media Development Corporation, the awards recognize the talent and achievements of Ontario’s country music industry across 16 categories. Meghan Patrick leads the pack with seven nominations while James Barker Band, River Town Saints, Jessica Mitchell, Cold Creek County, Jason Blaine, Tim Hicks and The Abrams are among the multiple nominees being honoured at the ceremony on Sunday, June 11th at Centennial Hall in London, Ontario. See the full nominees listing for the 2017 CMAOntario Awards below.

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Anthony Tullo Releases “Gasoline”

PATRICEPHOTO EIGHT0Q8A2304CMJ’s Patrice Whiffen chats with country music artist, Anthony Tullo!

Oakville, ON native, Anthony, talks about his new single, “Gasoline,” a tune off his sophomore album, Rebel With A Song. Anthony talks about his start in country music, his unique sound, and how to best connect with him online. Anthony will be headlining a show with fellow Oakville native, Nicole Rayy, at Le Dome in Oakville on May 5, 2017.

For more information about Anthony Tullo, or to check out his new tune, visit his website here: http://www.anthonytullo.com/

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Eric Ethridge Releases ‘Liquor’s Callin’ The Shots’

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Sarnia, ON native, Eric, talks about his debut single, “Liquor’s Callin’ The Shots,” a fun and upbeat tune that is in response to a breakup. The 2016 CCMA Discovery Program winner talks about the program’s process, and how honoured he was to win this past September. Eric also talks about sharing the stage with country greats Eric Church, Thomas Rhett and Brett Kissel, in addition to a cool story from TJ Osbourne of Brothers Osbourne.

For more information about Eric Ethridge, or to check out his new tune, visit his website here: http://www.ericethridge.com/

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