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Calling all Lindsay Broughton & Countrified Canada Fans!

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LUG Canada and Canadian Country Music artist Lindsay Broughton have teamed up to give three lucky Lindsay Broughton and Countrified Canada fans a chance to win one of three prize packages.

Fans can submit their favourite “Get Away” photo or share their favourite “Get Away” memory along with their favourite line to Lindsay’s latest single, “Take Me There” through Facebook, twitter, instagram or pinterest.

You can enter more than once, but there is only one entry per photo submission. The deadline for entries is September 6th, 2014.

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4th Film + Music Social Announces Sonic Envy & Curve Music as Producing Partners

For Immediate Release: August 14, 2014 (Toronto ON) Skylar Entertainment is thrilled to announce Sonic Envy and Curve Music as the Producing Partners for the 4th Annual FILM + MUSIC SOCIAL (FMS14). Both record labels are headed up by music industry veteran Brian Hetherman, who will launch Sonic Envy’s Film & TV music licensing division at FMS14. The invite only event takes place during the Toronto International Film Festival on Monday September 8, 2014 at the Rock N’ Horse Saloon.

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Singer-songwriter heard country music calling

1297594229747_ORIGINALBy Kennedy Gordon, Peterborough Examiner

Singer-songwriter Jack Connolly is gearing up for his first trip to the Havelock Jamboree. Does he know what he’s in for?

“I’ve been playing folk festivals for a long time, since I was much younger,” the Toronto-based musician says. “The country festivals are new to me. But there’s this energy that comes with any kind of festival that’s just incredible.”

Connolly’s career has taken him from quiet story-based solo work to the big stage with a raucous four-piece band. His early influences were Elvis Presley, and he loves Johnny Cash. Valdy mentored him for a long time, and his other influences included James Keeleghan and Fred J. Eaglesmith. So his origins are definitely rooted in one-man-one-guitar folk.

But things changed. [READ FULL STORY]

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