Search our site:
Canadian superstar Terri Clark will be hosting a special online chat for her fans tomorrow night at 6 pm CST. She will answer questions live from fans, but they are also accepting early questions to be answered in the chat on her official website. She’ll also be accepting questions from Twitter when users use the hash tag #TerriClarkChat.
Terri recently won the 2011 Canadian Country Music Award for “Female Of The Year.” She will be heading on a United States unplugged tour next year, “Roots & Wings.” The tour will feature Terri solo with just her guitar, giving her fans the opportunity to see her in an intimate setting. Fans can purchase a VIP package for selected tour stops, which include a meet and greet with the singer, a laminate keepsake, a single ticket to the show, a frame to put your picture with Terri in, and a few more surprises.
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!
We were at the press conference for the 2012 Capital Hoedown lineup announcement this morning. Are you ready to see who will be coming to Ottawa’s biggest summer party?!
Reba will be headlining!
The rest of the linkup includes:
The Band Perry
GA passes will cost $170 for 3 days and VIP front and centre passes will go for $445. The pre-sale starts tomorrow.
Are you excited? We are!
It was a hot night in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada last night as they were the ones to host the 2011 Canadian Country Music Association Awards. The award show aired live from Copps Coliseum on CBC Television. The event marked the end of Canadian Country Music Week in the city, which took place between September 9th and September 12th. The CCMA week included street performances, autograph signings and activities for Canadian country music fans.
Johnny Reid was the big winner of the night, taking home three awards including “Fan’s Choice Award,” “CMT Video Of The Year,” and “Male Artist Of The Year.” Dean Brody won the second most and took home two for “Single Of The Year” for “Trail In Life,” and “Album Of The Year.” Terri Clark took home “Female Artist Of The Year,” and the trio Hey Romeo took home “Group Or Duo Of The Year.” Chad Bromlee, last year’s “New Artist Showcase” winner, took home the “Rising Star” award last night. For a full list of winners click the “read more” button.
The night was highlighted with performances from Ronnie Dunn, Doc Walker, Luke Bryan, Michelle Wright, Deric Ruttan, Ron James, Chantal Kreviazuk, and Backstreet Boy Howie Dorough.
Next year’s CCMAs will be hosted in Saskatoon, Sasketchewan on September 9th live from the Credit Union Centre. The 2012 Canadian Country Music Week will take place from September 6th through to the 9th.
From the king George Strait to today’s crossover stars Lady Antebellum, there’s a lot of album choices this week for country fans to go out and get. Let us know which album you’re rushing out to purchase this week and stay tuned for our reviews. Albums released this week include:
Bill Anderson – Songwriter
Brantley Gilbert – Halfway to Heaven (Deluxe)
The Dirt Drifters – This Is My Blood* released digitally earlier in year
George Strait – Icon (greatest hits)
The Gourds – Old Mad Joy
Hank Williams – The Legend Begins
Kenny Vaughan – V
Lady Antebellum – Own The Night
Reckless Kelly – Good Luck & True Love
Steve Holy – Love Don’t Run
Terri Clark – Roots And Wings * released digitally earlier in year
To see the album covers and the full track listings for each album, click the “read more” tag. Be sure to let us know which of these you’re looking forward to today, or already downloaded from iTunes!
Don’t forget to enter our contest to win yourself a copy of “Own The Night”!