July 3, 2013 (Toronto, ON) - The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) announced today that Rita MacNeil and Ed Harris have been selected as the 2013 inductees into the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame®.
“Both Ms. MacNeil and Mr. Harris have made huge imprints on country music in Canada and we are delighted to have them enter the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame,” said CCMA President, Don Green. “I would like to thank our Hall of Fame Electors Committee for recognizing these two outstanding industry...
Get ready for this weekend with Royalty Records Canada Day Long Weekend Playlist!
Here’s to the summer finally being here and some great tunes to get you pumped up for one of our favourite times of the year!
Canada Day Long Weekend 2013 by RoyaltyRecords
HAPPY CANADA DAY...
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 –...