THE WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES
2013 WESTERN CANADIAN MUSIC AWARD NOMINEES
Amongst the 2013 WCMA nominees announced today, Royalty Records were recognized for Independent Record Label of the Year and Hey Romeo are up for 2 awards in the categories of Album Design of the Year and Producers of the Year.
The 2013 Western Canadian Music Award Winners are set to be announced at The Gala Awards Show on Sunday, October 6th in Calgary, AB as part of the BreakOut West weekend. The final jury and...
The Orchard Releases New Single “Float On” from current album Southern Ground.
Directed by, Troy Niemans of Outernational Films
Produced by: Troy Niemans, Bobby Vanonen & Terry Sharp
Lyrics by: Mitch Smith
Music & Vocals by: The Orchard
Co-written with Carolyn Dawn Johnson
“We believe everyone has there own twist of fate in their lives. Whether it be something or someone that can change their day or circumstances from bad to great. Rob Darren and I, our lives completely changed when we met each other. We all had different paths that we were on and everything twisted around when we became friends, started playing together and started writing music together, to eventually winning 3 Canadian Country Music Awards together as Hey Romeo.
This single is co-written with...
(Kasha & Mitch)
Float On! My favorite cut on the album. Some will probably be surprised to hear it as our latest single, but Kasha and I are thrilled! This is a song that I brought to Kasha lyrically about a year and a half ago. I started to play this kind of melancholic riff over and over, and she used the words to capture a great and fitting melody. We always call this side of our band our moody side. I hope people can really feel the emotion that we captured with...
The stars are aligned for this August long weekend at the Big Valley Jamboree in Camrose, and the final roster is looking brighter than ever.
Joining the 2013 celebration will be more Big Valley Jamboree veterans and rookies, including reunited pioneers of country and soul, The Mavericks, the relentless southern rocker with a sultry voice, Travis Tritt, and Lacombe local and award-winning artist Gord Bamford. Also joining in on this summer’s greatest get-together will be the icons of independent country, The Derailers, rising newcomers,...
Tenille recently received the great honour of being awarded the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal.
Here is a quote from Tenille,
“Feeling extremely honoured to be a recipient of the Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal…. Wow.
Thank you to all those who have been a part of this!
Wish I could have been there at the reception and am grateful Mom sent me pictures of it from the mail yesterday!”
Want to find out more about the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Citizenship Medal? Follow this link CLICK...
Justin Boot Company® Signs Hey Romeo and Gord Bamford New Endorsements Expand Brand Awareness in the Canadian Marketplace
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Justin Boot Company® , the leader in western and equine footwear, announced endorsement agreements with Canadian country star Gord Bamford and Canadian band Hey Romeo. The signing of these musicians is part of the footwear brand’s initiative to expand brand awareness in the Canadian marketplace.
Gord Bamford, an Australian-born and Alberta-raised singer/songwriter, is a multiple CCMA award winner...
Friday Night Satellites releases their highly anticipated debut album “Always Something Good” to iTunes and Canadian Retail.
Friday Night Satellites just recently returned home from hitting the railway tracks traveling across Canada by train on The “Always Something Good” Promo Tour in support of their new release.
The band’s new single “Shoestring” is now at Canadian country radio.
June 27th, 2013
Dauphin Countryfest –...
Born in Upper Island Cove, NL
“WASN’T THAT A PARTY”
A cover of The Irish Rovers song!
“I’ve been listening to this song ever since I was a kid. I remember seeing the Irish rovers television show with my family in the early 80′s and loving it. Music was a big part of my life from a real early age. With its tradition Irish feel, its always been a song that reminds me of home, my crazy fun family and very much a song us east coasters love to lay claim...
Friday Night Satellites announced today that they will be traveling by train across Canada on The Always Something Good Canada Promo Tour in support of their upcoming album release due out April 22nd, 2013.
The band will travel from Vancouver to Toronto playing for folks across the country and video blogging about their journey along the way.
Keep a watch on twitter and facebook for radio interviews from the train and for contests being announced along their travels.
Want to know where they’ll be? CLICK HERE for train...