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Rory Gardiner Expecting A Busy Year!

Rory Gardiner is Gearing up for a Busy Year in 2016.

With a new year ahead of us, Rory Gardiner is coming off the release of his 3rd studio album, Roots. 2015 brought an Ontario Folk Music Award, as well as an International Songwriting Competition Award to Rory for his inspirational children’s song “Don’t Ever Change”. Rory Gardiner  also had the opportunity to bring his music to Nicaragua last March, where he was able to share the gift of music with the underprivileged children in the barrio. Last year he also had the opportunity to share the stage with his guitar idol, and favorite Aussie, Keith Urban. To see a clip of that show, click HERE.

Speaking of Aussies, 2016 kicked off with a bang, as Rory departed for a three week tour of Australia, taking the stage in several cities and country music festivals throughout the country along the way.

You can continue to hear Rory’s songs daily on North American television and commercials coast to coast staring actors such as Kevin Nealon, or pro athletes Chris Bosh & Arnold Palmer. New country music is expected to be released in the coming months!

For more information on Rory Gardiner: rorygardiner.com


Shae Dupuy Releases “Tin Man” To Country Radio

This song is a must-listen as the lyrics have twists and turns. “Tin Man” was produced by Jeff Johnson (BCCMA Producer of the Year) and co-written by Shae Dupuy and Jeff. Look for the “Tin Man” music video next month; Shae is shooting the video this month in Vancouver. CCMA Award winner Stephano Barberis will direct. The […]


Jason Blaine’s “Country Side” Named Most-Played Canadian Country Song of The Year

Entertainment One Music (eOne Music) ‎is very pleased to report that Jason Blaine’s “Country Side” has topped the Nielsen BDS Year End airplay charts as the Most-Played Canadian Country Song of the Year with an aggregate spin count in excess of 21,000 plays at Canadian radio. The song, co-written and produced by Blaine and fellow Canadian […]


Q & A WITH CCMA CHAIR, TED ELLIS

Being Chair of the CCMA Board of Directors is not a new role for Ted Ellis [He held the position from 2011 – 2013]. Why come back to Chair again? I had taken a break to focus on my work at Corus and my new role as a board member at the CMA in Nashville. […]


Further performers announced for the 2016 Country Music Association of Australia – Toyota Golden Guitar Awards

Graeme Connors, Mustered Courage, Adam Eckersley Band, Allan Caswell, and Pete Denahy will join the incredible list of performers already confirmed for Country Music’s biggest night, the Country Music Awards Australia – Toyota Golden Guitar Awards. Joining the line up of presenters is Tim Daley, Beccy Cole, The Sunny Cowgirls, Brothers3, Adam Eckersley Band, Lachlan […]


Liam Kennedy-Clark

Liam Living His Folk-Country Music Dream In Australia

Nicky Moffat from Sunshine Coast Daily reports: WHEN New Zealand folk-country musician Liam Kennedy-Clark moved to Australia to follow his dreams of stardom, he chose Sippy Downs as his launching pad. Less than a year later Liam, 18, is one of 10 musicians to make the 37th annual Toyota Star Maker final, and his dream […]


Germany’s Recorded Music Market Grows 3.9%, Widens Lead Over UK

Music Business Worldwide has reported that Germany’s recorded music market grew in value by 3.9% in 2015, according to new stats from local commercial body the Federal Music Industry Association (BVMI). The performance saw the country pull ahead of the UK as Europe’s biggest recorded music sales territory. Total turnover from music sales in Germany […]


British Praise For Keepin ‘Er Country – Accents and All

Brendan Hughes from IRISHNEWS.COM reports, “IT wowed television viewers in the north last year with its hilarious insight into the rural jiving and country music scene. And now BBC Northern Ireland’s Keepin ‘Er Country has received praise from audiences in Britain after being broadcast on BBC Three. But some bemused British viewers found themselves switching on […]


Canadian Country Music Artist Jade Mya Embarks On A Canadian Tour With New Album On The Horizon

Jade Mya has spent the past half-decade building a loyal following and producing a series of hits ranging from her original scores to a number of wildly popular covers of chart topping songs. 2016 is ramping up to be her biggest year to date. With a newly revamped website (jademya.com) updated with fresh content and […]


Starmaker finalists have finally been announced!

Starmaker finalists announced at Tamworth Country Music Festival

ABC New England Jennifer Ingall Last night the prestigious Starmaker competition named its finalists at the Tamworth Country Music Festival. Ten acts performed to a packed town hall audience, but only three go through to the grand final. The competition is of the oldest and most prestigious country music talent searches in Australia, and has […]