Getting to Know: Brady Kenneth

Brady Kenneth is a local Manitoba country music singer-songwriter and Manitoba Country Music Awards nominee. Brady Kenneth started his music career in a heavy metal band and switched genres to country about eight years ago. He always played acoustic guitar and wrote songs, but didn’t grow up on country music. Once he discovered country soundsContinue reading “Getting to Know: Brady Kenneth”

Getting to Know: Nelson Little

Nelson Little, a local Manitoba country music singer and songwriter released his latest single, “High Road” this spring, which talks about struggles during COVID-19. At eleven years old, Little was gifted his first guitar and took enough lessons to learn a few cords. After experiencing a loss in his family after a tragic car accidentContinue reading “Getting to Know: Nelson Little”

Shawn Austin – New EP Planes Don’t Wait

Shawn Austin is a Canadian country singer- songwriter with over 23 million collective streams to date. He grew up in a very musical household and country music was always the backbone of everything he did. Guitar is what brought Shawn to want to be in music and introduced him to Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, andContinue reading “Shawn Austin – New EP Planes Don’t Wait”

Emma Peterson Releases Debut Album- Just For The Record

On Friday, May 20th, Emma Peterson released her debut album titled Just for the Record. In its first day, Just for the Record reached number 4 on the iTunes country music charts! “I am excited and can’t believe that I’m releasing an album out to the world. I’ve always wanted to do this and releaseContinue reading “Emma Peterson Releases Debut Album- Just For The Record”

Getting to Know: Jaryn Friesen

Jaryn Friesen is a local country music singer and songwriter. He is a Manitoba Country Music Awards 2021 nominee for roots artist, duo or group of the year. Jaryn got into music because of his dad, who introduced him to a lot of music and artists. He started songwriting because he wanted to write songsContinue reading “Getting to Know: Jaryn Friesen”

New Single From Jason Kirkness-Anywhere the Night Goes

Manitoba country artist Jason Kirkness’ new single “Anywhere the Night Goes” is out now! Jason started playing music from a young age, starting with piano and then guitar. In the early years of his career, he would play music anywhere he could because he wanted to write songs and improve his skills playing with aContinue reading “New Single From Jason Kirkness-Anywhere the Night Goes”

Petric’s First Collaboration Flirtin’ is Here

Petric and Hayley Jensen are delivering the perfect song to get you in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. Local Manitoba band Petric, are teaming up with Australian country singer Hayley Jensen for their first-ever collaboration, Flirtin’. Flirtin’ is a song that is different from anything Petric has done before. The song has more of aContinue reading “Petric’s First Collaboration Flirtin’ is Here”

Kendra Kay’s New Single- Wild

Kendra Kay’s new song Wild is out today! Wild is a song about loving someone in a wild way, where the love is uncontainable. It relates to the nature of the land with wild horses, which ties Kendra’s country elements into a love song. “This song has a mid-tempo feel with some traditional country elementsContinue reading “Kendra Kay’s New Single- Wild”

The Longest Country Song is Here

Country’s Local is taking a break from specific Manitoba country music this week to look at a song that every country music fan should listen to. The long anticipated 10-minute version of Taylor Swift’s hit All Too Well is here. All Too Well (Taylor’s version) is the longest country song that currently exists. Taylor SwiftContinue reading “The Longest Country Song is Here”