Monthly Archives: February 2011

Ari Hest: Sunset Over Hope Street – Album Review

Prolific and talented singer/songwriter Ari Hest spent over a year recording the tracks for his upcoming album Sunset Over Hope Street, out next Tuesday, March 1st. Hest took the time to carefully craft the tracks on Sunset Over Hope Street into … Continue reading

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Part III: Country Music is the Future

This is part three of my three-part look at country music in Canada. Here I examine the dynamic between Nashville and Canada, and interview songwriter and Country Music Association of Ontario (CMAO) co-founder, Terry Fernihough.

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Handsome Dan and His Gallimaufry

I just heard a really cool band playing on my way back from the gym, here at Fanshawe. Handsome Dan and His Gallimaufry, a London-based indie band that I’d describe as Fleet Foxes meets Wallflowers meets My Morning Jacket, with … Continue reading

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Interview with Jason McCoy

Here’s a transcript of my interview with Canadian country star Jason McCoy, former lead singer of the Roadhammers. January 28, 2011. CC = Country Chorus, JM = Jason McCoy. CC: What’s next for you in your career? JM: Well I’m … Continue reading

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Thoughts & Ronnie Dunn Solo

It was good to meet with my friend Terry Fernihough yesterday, we had a good interview about country music in Canada that’ll be going into Part III of my look at country in Canada. Part I is now up on … Continue reading

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Signed CD Giveaway Reminder

Enter to win Ari Hest’s upcoming album “Sunset Over Hope Street.” https://countrychorus.wordpress.com/2011/02/08/signed-cd-giveaway-ari-hest-sunset-over-hope-street/

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Signed CD Giveaway – Ari Hest “Sunset Over Hope Street”

Renowned Bronx singer/songwriter Ari Hest, is out with his first full-length studio album in four years, Sunset Over Hope Street, March 1st through Mercer Street Records. Take an advance listen to “How Would I Know,” a track from Sunset Over Hope Street. You … Continue reading

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