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Capital Hoedown Tickets On-Sale Tomorrow!


Things are heating up in Ottawa, even with the temperatures dropping. Ottawa’s Biggest Summer Party, the Capital Hoedown, will have public on-sale for its tickets tomorrow on capitalhoedown.net. The 3-day Crazy Horse VIP Corral, 3-day Front-And-Centre, and now single-day tickets will all be available starting at 10 am EST tomorrow.

Next year’s line-up is as follows:

Friday, August 10 – Reba, Ronnie Dunn, Gord Bamford, and Marshall Dane

Saturday, August 11 – Taylor Swift, Dean Brody, Tara Oram, Chad Brownlee, and others TBA

Sunday, August 12 – Brad Paisley, The Band Perry, Terri Clark, High Valley and others TBA

To keep up to date on all artist and line-up updates, stay tuned to Keepin’ it Country and capitalhoedown.net. We will be interviewing Marshall Dane, who is opening the Hoedown, in a few minutes. Watch for that interview tonight!

MacKenzie Porter Added to Capital Hoedown’s Star-Studded Line-Up

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Newly added to the sizzling line-up for Capital Hoedown in Ottawa, Canada is MacKenzie Porter. She will open the three-day festival on August 11th. Also in the line-up for the festival are Carrie Underwood, Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Doc Walker, Sara Evans, Billy Currington, Justin Moore, Tara Oram, Easton Corbin, Jason Blaine, and The Keats. Also just added is the Capital Shoedown winners WYATT from Saskatoon. They will perform on August 13th.

WYATT selected as Capital Hoedown Showdown Finalist Winners

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101 artists competed and over 192,000 judged online at ourstage.com to help the Hoedown staff select the best up and coming country act in Canada. After three rounds of voting, three finalists were selected to perform at the “Capital Hoedown Showdown Finale” in front of a live audience at the Lone Star East in Ottawa on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 8PM. One of these acts will be lucky enough to perform on the same stage as artists such as Kenny Chesney, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and Rascal Flatts!

Want to perform with Rascal Flatts, Sara Evans and Easton Corbin?


Are you an up-and-coming country music singer looking for your big break? Do you want to perform on the same stage on the same night as Easton Corbin, Sara Evans and Rascal Flatts? Here’s your chance!

The Capital Hoedown music festival in Ottawa, Canada is giving independent artists and bands the chance to win the gig of a lifetime. Starting today, Canadian country bands can enter their original country music at CapitalHoedown.net for the chance to perform live on August 13th, 2011 at the LeBreton Flats stage in Ottawa.

Country music fans from coast-to-coast will be voting on their favorite band online to find the next big undiscovered act in Canada. Artists and bands are welcome to use Facebook and Twitter to bring in the votes, and any other social media as online voting begins today as well as submissions. Fan votes will be used to pick the top 40 acts, which will then move on to the semi-finals.

The top three acts will then perform at the Hoedown Showdown Finale live at the Lone Star Texas Restaurant in Ottawa on July 28th, 2011 in front of a judging panel. The panel will select the winner based on creativity, originality, presentation, vocal ability, entertainment value and melody/lyrics.

The winning act will perform with Rascal Flatts, Sara Evans, and Easton Corbin. The Capital Hoedown also has Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, and Kenny Chesney headlining the other two nights of the festival.

Register your band today at CapitalHoedown.net and register as a Showdown Artist. Good luck!