Capital Hoedown 2011

MacKenzie Porter

MacKenzie Porter

MacKenzie Porter was raised on a cattle and bison ranch in Southern Alberta. At the young age of four, she began studying piano, violin, and voice. MacKenzie toured for a number of years with a family band including her brother Kalan Porter (2004 winner of Canadian Idol). She is currently writing and recording her upcoming … [ + ]

Tara Oram

Tara Oram

One of country music’s rising stars, Tara Oram’s debut album Chasing The Sun is making waves with fans young and old.  As the star of her own CMT Television show, The Tara Diaries, Oram is on her way to be one of country music’s most notable new female artists.  For more bio details visit www.taraoram.com[ + ]

Doc Walker

Doc Walker

Over its decade-plus time together, Doc Walker has earned the title of “the hardest working country band in Canada” the old fashioned way – through relentless touring.  The band has put in over a million miles in Canada alone, in an effort to forge a lasting relationship with its audience.  That perseverance has netted the … [ + ]

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney

Kenny Chesney has played NFL football stadiums by the dozen, received four Country Music Association as well as four consecutive Academy of Country Music Entertainer of the Year Awards.  On top of that, he has twenty  #1 singles and has sold over 27 million albums including the quadruple platinum CMA Album of the Year, When … [ + ]

Jason Blaine

Jason Blaine

Jason Blaine, Canadian country singer-songwriter hailing from Pembroke, Ontario and who now calls Nashville home, picked up a guitar at eight and started writing songs at 16. Although he knew he wanted to be a musician, Jason followed his friends to college – a business program at none other than Ottawa’s Algonquin College.  Fortunately music … [ + ]

Billy Currington

Billy Currington

The title of Billy Currington’s new album, Enjoy Yourself, says it all.  Clearly, his fans have been enjoying Billy’s brand of music with six of his songs charting at number one on the Top Ten list. The album, which is his fourth release since he burst onto the scene in 2003, builds on the success … [ + ]

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert first exploded onto the scene as a finalist in the 2003 season of the “Nashville Star” television series. Kerosene, her debut album came out in 2005, and marked  Miranda as a major new songwriting talent with fans and critics everywhere. In 2010, Miranda was nominated for a record-setting nine CMA awards and took … [ + ]

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood

Carrie Underwood’s career is the stuff of dreams.  Her artistic growth coupled with a wonderful natural appeal has placed Carrie at the forefront of her singing contemporaries.With just two albums behind her, Carrie has already passed the eleven million mark in CD sales, and has become the first country artist in history to achieve ten … [ + ]

Wyatt

Wyatt

There is a place where dirt-driven guitars and sanguine soaked vocals power a one-two punch of potent songs and powerful performances. When you come to the intersection located at the simple heart of country and the gritty edge of rock, you will find 4-time Saskatchewan Country Music Association ‘Group of the Year’, and ‘Astral Media’s … [ + ]

The Keats

The Keats

Halifax-based twin sisters Jolene and Sharlene create instant fans with their powerful two-part harmonies and wonderful blend of country and pop music. The Keats are quickly becoming known as one of Canada’s most talented new country acts. The duo’s debut CD, Good to be Home, was nominated for a 2010 East Coast Music Award for … [ + ]

Justin Moore

Justin Moore

Justin Moore is an American country music singer and songwriter signed to Big Machine Records imprint Valory Music Group. He has released one album for the label, the self-titled Justin Moore, which has accounted for four Top 40 singles on the Hot Country Songs charts. Among these singles are the Number One “Small Town USA” … [ + ]

Easton Corbin

Easton Corbin

Easton Corbin signed to Mercury Records Nashville in 2009 and released his debut single, “A Little More Country Than That”, followed by a self-titled debut album in March 2010. The song reached Number One on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts in April 2010. His second single, “Roll with It”, also hit Number One on … [ + ]

Sara Evans

Sara Evans

With five albums to her credit, Sara Evans is on her way to becoming one of the most successful female artists of her generation – a compelling, heart-in-the-throat heir to Loretta Lynn and Tammy Wynette. She’s won numerous accolades, among them the Academy of Country Music’s Female Vocalist of the Year and the Country Music … [ + ]

Rascal Flatts

Rascal Flatts

Since Rascal Flatts came on the country scene over a decade ago, the trio has helped change the face of popular music. The band’s trademark sound of emotive lead vocals and soaring harmonies has become the standard for cutting-edge country. Along the way, Rascal Flatts has charted ten #1 singles and seen every one of … [ + ]