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Mackenzie Porter Takes Us Down Memory Lane To Meeting Terri Clark!

Mackenzie Porter is currently touring with Walker Hayes across the U.S. and enjoying watching fans sing along to her current single “Pickup!” She tells us who her most memorable encounter was with in country music, and the artist is someone from her hometown! Mackenzie also tells us what it means to her to be a role model to young women!

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  • How Tim Hicks has handled going Zero to Sixty

    Tim Hicks sat down to talk to Pure Country’s Shannon Ella about his upcoming ‘ZERO TO SIXTY’ tour and how the title reflects what it was like getting back to work after being a stay-at-home dad for the past two years. He gives us some inside scoop on new songs that will be on his album ’Talk to Time’ out September 2nd and how excited he is to play at Budweiser Stage on September 18th!

  • More Big, Big Plans with Chris Lane

    Life is pretty crazy right now for country star Chris Lane, between dad life, he and his Lauren announcing their second child is on the way and new music coming in hot! He just dropped a duet with powerhouse vocalist Lauren Alaina and this song is a country re-write of a 1970 classic by King Harvest “Dancin’ In The Moonlight.” Chris joins our very own Shannon Ella to discuss the adjustment to parenting and music, his golf game and how the band King Harvest gave he and Lauren the stamp of approval on the new song!

  • Parmalee on why they decided to go for it with a wedding song!

    Lead singer Matt Thomas of Parmalee joins our very own Shannon Ella to talk about why the band decided to go for it with “Take My Name” their chart climbing, viral hit. They also discuss wedding crashing and releasing a special wedding version of the song for fans. Also find out if Matt would flip a coin at the altar for a last name!

  • Walker Hayes talks touring with his family and being Mackenzie Porter’s biggest fan!

    Walker Hayes talks about his family “adopting” Mackenzie Porter and her band after the Fancy Like Tour and how he knows every song of hers! Plus he tells us what it has been like finally having his family out on the road and the experience of releasing a book!

  • Get to know Don Amero our iHeartRadio Future Star, and his duet partner Raquel Cole!

    This month’s iHeartRadio Future Star Don Amero joins Shannon Ella, along with his duet partner Raquel Cole to talk about their new song “Let You!” We talk about how Raquel came to be featured on this song, and who is someone that encouraged their start in music. Stay tuned for a fun game with Don & Raquel, coming soon!

  • Pure Country’s Road To Boots & Hearts – Tyler Rich & Callista Clark

    Jason McCoy had a chance to chat with Tyler Rich about his love for Canada and how excited he is to be back for Boots & Hearts…one of his FAVOURITE festivals to play! And find out what newcomer Callista Clark loves about the 90s…who inspires her and what song she plans to cover at Boots & Hearts!

  • Who’s ready to go ‘Way Back’ with High Valley?!

    Brad Rempel of High Valley joins Pure Country’s Shannon Ella to discuss the release of the new album ‘Way Back’ and how nostalgia seems to be the main theme behind this new music. Brad reveals that a very “country” music video is on the way for his new single “Country Music, Girls and Trucks” with Granger Smith and how he got educated in how country he isn’t while shooting it in Texas at Granger Smith’s farm. Plus find out how Brad and his family almost got lost in Mexico on a family trip when they tried to disconnect from cell phones for a minute!

  • Dallas Smith Drops Hints At New Music & Talks Tour Plans!

    Gearing up for the ’Somethings Never Change Tour’ Dallas Smith joins Pure Country’s Shannon Ella to talk about what fans can expect for this jam packed line-up! He also talks about his recent show in Nashville at the Ryman Auditorium and what show made him the most nervous in his music career AND he teases us with some details about a new song!

  • Lindsay Ell is “Right On Time” with new music!

    Lindsay Ell opens up about what inspired her new song “Right On Time” with Pure Country’s Shannon Ella as they talk relationships, careers and more! Lindsay talks about opening for Shania Twain at the Boots & Hearts Music Festival this year and what her younger self would think of that milestone.

  • How much whiskey have James Barker Band ACTUALLY wasted?

    We caught up with James of the James Barker Band to talk about the band’s new song “Wastin’ Whiskey” and how much whiskey was actually harmed in the making of this song and video. James tells us about dad life, testing new music out on fans and how excited they are to hit the road with Dallas Smith and half of the Canadian country music industry on the ’Somethings Never Change Tour!’

  • Hailey Whitters Is Hoping To Come To Canada Soon!!

    Hailey Whitters has written songs like “Happy People” for Little Big Town and “The Older I Get” for country superstar Alan Jackson, but now it’s time for Hailey to sing her own stories. Hailey Whitters dropped her third album “RAISED” which truly takes you down a walk through her hometown and how she was “raised.” We caught up with Hailey to talk about her experience in London, England playing the O2 Arena, what she hopes fans take from this new project and how badly she wants to come to Canada!!

  • 'Damn Strait’ Scotty McCreery Is Looking Forward to the iHeartCountry Festival!

    Gearing up for his first official time playing the iHeartCountry Festival in Austin, TX, Scotty McCreery shares some food recommendations for anyone heading to Austin and talks about what makes the show there so different! We also talked about his trip overseas to play the 02 Arena in London, England to 20,000 fans, what it was like attending a soccer game in the Netherlands and having George Strait himself react to his latest single “Damn Strait!"

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