October Newsletter


Celebrating its 10th anniversary and fifth consecutive Canadian Country Music Association Award for Record Label of the Year, Open Road Recordings has an exciting fall planned for Country music fans everywhere! From newly signed emerging acts to the return of The Road Hammers, Canada’s #1 Country music label continues to bring Country music fans the very best!

 

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THE ROAD HAMMERS
www.theroadhammers.com

JUNO Award winning, Platinum selling Canadian Country super group The Road Hammers are back with their first single in four years. “Get On Down The Road” hits radio and iTunes today!

“We’re all pumped about the new album and getting back to what we do best…it’s like putting a coal back to the fire, it turns red hot instantly…..from the first down beat, things were cookin…awesome!” – Jason McCoy

Known for their ability to seamlessly blend Southern Rock with Canadian Country, The Road Hammers will release their highly anticipated new album in 2014.

 

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ONE MORE GIRL
www.onemoregirl.com

They’re called One More Girl. Except, actually they’re two!

West Coast Canadian sisters Britt and Carly McKillip (One More Girl) are the newest addition to the Open Road Recordings family.

Currently in the studio putting the final touches on a new album, the group will release the first single “Love Like Mine” to Country radio and iTunes on October 22nd.

Straddling the fence between country, pop and rock, the new album promises the same pristine yet uniquely raw vocals mixed with an elevated level of maturity and confidence that contradicts their ages of 22 and 24 years old respectfully.

Watch for the new album in 2014!

 

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BLACKJACK BILLY
www.blackjackbilly.com

One of Country music’s hottest new acts with a rapidly growing fan base, Blackjack Billy has announced the release of their EP “Get Some” on October 29th.

Based in Nashville, their top selling iTunes single, “The Booze Cruise” became a breakthrough hit, reaching Gold status in Canada and exploding at radio. On November 5th they’ll play their first Canadian show at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver with Tim Hicks.

Check out the brand new single from this American country rock group called “Get Some” at radio now! iTunes

 

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HIGH VALLEY
www.highvalleymusic.com

2013 CCMA Award winners for Interactive Artist of the Year, High Valley are set to release the brand new single “Rescue You” to Country radio.

Already added to SiriusXM’s ‘The Highway’ across North America, “Rescue You” will be released to Canadian Country radio and iTunes next Tuesday, October 15th.

Brothers Brad, Bryan and Curtis are currently working on their fourth album expected to be released in 2014.

 

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DEAN BRODY
www.deanbrody.com

Set to release his highly anticipated fourth studio album, Crop Circles on November 5th, reigning CCMA Male Artist of the Year, Dean Brody continues to make huge strides with the brand new single “Bounty” closing out the Country radio panel and making its world video premiere on CMT Canada.

Currently #4 on the Canadian iTunes Country chart, “Bounty” features special guest vocalist Lindi Ortega and highlights Brody’s ability as a singer-songwriter to push the boundaries of traditional Country music to the masses.

2014 National Canadian dates for the headlining Crop Circles and Tractor Beams Tour have been announced. Opening for Brody during the arena tour is Season 3 winner of The Voice, Cassadee Pope. VIP packages are available for purchase at www.deanbrody.com.

Crop Circles & Tractor Beams Tour kicks off January 29th, 2014 in St. John’s, NFLD – View Dates.

 

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TIM HICKS
www.timhicksmusic.com

Having just completed the western leg of his first headlining tour, which included SOLD OUT shows throughout Alberta and Saskatchewan, 2013′s fastest rising Country star Tim Hicks announced that more dates will be added to the Throw Down Club Tour.

“Throw Down”, the critically praised debut from Hicks was released in August and debuted as the #1 selling Canadian album overall and #1 Canadian Country album on the Neilson SoundScan Album Chart.

His latest single “Buzz, Buzz, Buzzing” was the top new entry at Country radio upon release and the highest debut on the chart since May of 2011.

Join the Throw Down Crew now and receive an exclusive free MP3 download of “Another Now” (acoustic version).