New single “That’s How I Like It” from Doc Walker Available Now

With 20 top 10 singles under their belt and countless miles traveled across Canadian soil, multiple JUNO and CCMA award-winning country group Doc Walker are back with their brand new single, “That’s How I Like It.” With a fresh sound and catchy melody, this new release is the perfect addition to your end-of-summer soundtrack…as the days get shorter and the nights get a bit cooler. On iTunes now – Buy it!

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YouTube Video Premiere “Madeline Merlo – Alive”


“Alive” by Madeline Merlo now playing on YouTube world-wide and at CMT.ca!

iTunes Canada: http://bit.ly/1rokUXy
iTunes USA: http://bit.ly/1qEnVFl

DEBUT EP AVAILABLE EVERYWHERE NOW!
(#2 COUNTRY ALBUM OVERALL)

Open Road Recordings’ newest rising star, Madeline Merlo, is excited to announce the release of not only a brand new single – but her debut self-titled EP! The 5-song Madeline Merlo EP features the debut single “Sinking Like A Stone,” and the brand new single “Alive.”

“Alive” was co-written by Merlo and fellow B.C. native & producer Dan Swinimer.

The official video for “Alive” was shot in Las Vegas, NV, by award-winning director John ‘JP’ Poliquin.

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2014 JUNO AWARD WINNER AND SEVEN-TIME CANADIAN COUNTRY MUSIC AWARD WINNER DEAN BRODY MAKES HIS MASSEY HALL DEBUT

Reigning CCMA Male Artist of the year, Dean Brody, has had a banner year with his sold-out Crop Circles and Tractor Beams arena tour, winning his first JUNO Award for Country Album of the Year (Crop Circles), scoring his 14th top 10 single with “Another Man’s Gold” and becoming the first male Canadian to receive two #1 country singles.

This week, the Canadian Walk of Fame announced that Dean Brody, along with Matthew Good and Burton Cummings, would be the three chosen headliners to perform at Canada’s Walk of Fame Concert Series. Brody will perform on Friday, September 19th, at the legendary Massey Hall in Toronto, ON. This will be Brody’s Massey Hall debut!

Massey Hall is internationally famous as Canada’s most important venue for concerts and lectures, attracting many of the world’s leading celebrities. Massey Hall remains a vital part of Toronto’s cultural and entertainment scene.

Concert Info:
Dean Brody @ Massey Hall
Friday, September 19th
Toronto, ON
Tickets on sale: Thursday, August 14th

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CANADIAN STAR TIM HICKS CELEBRATES FIRST #1 COUNTRY ALBUM WITH “5:01”

 
ADDED TO SECOND LEG OF DIERKS BENTLEY’S 2014 “RISER” TOUR
 
ANNOUNCED IN FIRST ROUND OF 2014 CCMA PERFORMERS & NOMINATED FOR FOUR CCMA AWARDS
 
CELEBRATES ‘HAT TRICK’ WITH THIRD GOLD-CERTIFIED SINGLE, “STRONGER BEER”
 
PERFORMS TO 35,000+ CROWD AT BOOTS & HEARTS MUSIC FESTIVAL
 
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Toronto, ON – (August 13, 2014) – With four Top 10 singles, nearly 3 million YouTube hits, two JUNO Award nominations and his third GOLD-certified single (with the viral hit “Stronger Beer”), multiple 2014 CCMA Award Nominee and Niagara, ON, native, Tim Hicks, has achieved what many artists would strive for in a decade. His sophomore album “5:01” (Open Road Recordings/Universal Music Canada) debuted today at #1 on the SoundScan Country Album sales chart, making this Hicks’ first #1 country album.

This week, Hicks was announced as an opener on the second leg of American country star Dierks Bentley’s “RISER” Tour, which will be making multiple stops across Canada this Fall. 8 Canadian markets have been announced so far. In addition, Hicks was announced last week in the first round of performers on the Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA) show, which will be broadcast live on CBC on Sunday, Sept 7th. Tim will perform alongside Dean Brody, Dallas Smith, Little Big Town, and Dierks Bentley. Hicks has been nominated for four 2014 CCMA Awards including Rising Star, Album of the Year (for his debut album Throwdown), Songwriter of the Year for “Hell Raisin’ Good Time” and CMT Video of the Year for “Got A Feeling” featuring Blackjack Billy.

Hicks has had his busiest summer to date, performing at multiple large-scale festivals, with the highlight being last weekend’s 2014 Boots & Hearts Music Festival, where Hicks played alongside Lee Brice and Luke Bryan to a crowd of 35,000. Also, if summer has not been exciting enough, Hicks was just awarded his third GOLD-certified single, for the viral hit “Stronger Beer.” Even though the song was never released to radio, it took on a life of it’s own online through social media – with the lyric video being viewed nearly 1 Million times.

In 2013, after 250,000 downloads, Hicks became the #1 highest selling digital Canadian Country Artist of the Year, as well as the Most Played Debut Artist overall at Country radio. Since, Hicks has also been honoured with a Canadian Radio Music Award for Breakthrough Artist of the Year, a SOCAN award for his debut single “Get By,” and a Country Music Association of Ontario Award for Male Artist of the Year.

The lead single “Here Comes The Thunder” from the album 5:01 is poised to hit Top 10 this week at country radio – and has been also added to rotation at SiriusXM’s “The Highway.” This is Hicks’ first single to receive American airplay. Watch the brand new video for “Here Comes The Thunder” here.

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For more information, please contact:

Brianne Deslippe
Open Road Recordings
brianne.deslippe@openroadrecordings.com
416.908.1717

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Tim Hicks New Album “5:01” CD Release Party Saturday at Boots & Hearts Fan Fair Village

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Tim Hicks new album “5:01” available early exclusively to Boots & Hearts goers this weekend in Bowmanville, Ontario! Going to Boots & Hearts? Don’t miss the exclusive CD Release Party for Tim Hicks “5:01” Saturday at 1:15 PM at Fan Fair Village!

Pre-order “5:01” on iTunes Canada now, available everywhere August 5, 2014.

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Listen to “5:01” streaming exclusively at CBC Music right now!

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