BIG & RICH
Big Kenny Alphin and John Rich – Big & Rich – have blazed an indelible mark on modern country music, not simply by breaking the rules, but by setting them on fire. Big & Rich have captivated a multi-generational community of listeners with their sterling song craft and recorded performances.Now a decade and a half into a storied career they tour the country for over 100+ dates annually, presenting electrifying concert spectacles of ceaseless energy and outrageous personality. From their 2004 debut, the triple platinum Horse of a Different Color and their hit “Save a Horse, Ride A Cowboy,” the duo evolved into one of country music’s most auspicious partnerships.
Nearly 30 years after Travis Tritt launched his music career, the Grammy award-winning artist continues to sell-out shows and stay true and relevant to Country music fans across the globe. Among his eleven studio albums and numerous charted singles are nineteen Top 10 hits, including “Modern Day Bonnie and Clyde,” “Here’s A Quarter” and “It’s A Great Day To Be Alive.” His near three-decade career has produced millions in album sales, two Grammy award wins and multiple No. 1 singles on the Country radio charts.
Diamond Rio signed to Arista Records and in 1991 with the release of “Meet In The Middle” became the first country music group in history to reach No. 1 with a debut single. The band is also known for their hits “How Your Love Makes Me Feel,” “One More Day,” “Beautiful Mess,” and more. The band has sold more than 10 million albums, won a Grammy Award, a Dove Award, six Vocal Group of the Year wins (CMA and ACM), released two Greatest Hit albums, earned five multi-week no. 1 singles, 22 Top 10 singles, three certified Platinum and five gold albums.
At only 12 years old, Mason Ramsey has won over the hearts of millions after a video of himself singing Hank Williams’ “Lovesick Blues” went viral in April of 2018. Raised by his Grandparents, Mason is from Golconda, IL, which is a small town with a population of 700 people. Growing up without Internet, a cellphone or computers meant that a majority of his time was spent with his Grandpa Ernie learning about the history of Country music. With his guidance he learned to play guitar and start singing at the age of 4. Since his viral video, he has become one of the most viral and influential Country stars on social media today. His lead single 'Famous' has over 60 million total plays and is approaching to become a gold record.
Hailing from Simcoe County, Jason McCoy has been a staple in the Canadian Country music scene as one of three members of the band The Road Hammers and as a solo artist. In the 1980’s McCoy joined the band Three Quarter Country, who played shows in Barrie, Midland, Orillia and other towns in the area. He later won a talent competition in Barrie, ON which launched his career. After flying down to Nashville to record an album, he was soon after signed to MCA Records. He has three number 1 and three top ten singles on Canadian Country Charts under his belt, as well as 5 Juno nominations over his career. His most recent single “I’d Still Have Everything” was released in 2011.
THE REDHILL VALLEYS
Named runners-up at the 2017 Boots and Hearts Emerging Artists Showcase, The Redhill Valleys is a dynamic four-piece Alt-Country and Roots Rock band from Hamilton, ON, which skillfully combines grit-infused harmonies, commanding musicianship, and an energetic, captivating live show. The Redhill Valleys garnered a lot of attention in a short amount of time, a large part of which can be attributed to the band’s critically acclaimed live show. The Redhill Valleys continue in the spirit of heroes Neil Young, Tom Petty, Lucinda Williams, and The Band, but have forged a path, identity and sound all its own. They released their most recent single “Living in Yesterday” in February of 2019.