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The Windups

Greg Arcade & The Coyotes

Aaron Starr Band

The Honeysliders

Blonde Goth

Emma Peterson Band

The Offsets

Julie Ferguson Band

Rockin' Horse Music Festival is a one day music festival featuring a mix of country and rock music and is happening August 11, 2018 in Morris, Manitoba. One low price puts you in front of this exciting lineup for 2018!


Country legends Doc Walker release their new album, Weathervane. The first single from the new record, "Heart of the Heartland" pays homage to small town pride across the country.! ! Produced by Gavin Brown and Dave Wasyliw, and written by Chris Thorsteinson, Dave Wasyliw, Todd Clark, Gavin Slate, the song was inspired by hometown pride, fond memories of youth and continuing to find new inspiration in one's roots, in this case, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba and Winnipeg, which has long been home for bandmates Dave Wasyliw and Chris Thorsteinson.! ! "Heart of the Heartland is about all of the lives that were lived, and all of the memories that were created in a now dying town. One man's connection to the broken concrete and dilapidated structures that harbour the ghosts of his entire childhood, and his unshakable hometown pride," says bandmate Dave Wasyliw. "In short, Weathervane is the record we've always wanted to make. We don't set out in a specific direction when we start writing for an album. We write, and write, and re-write. Much like a weathervane, it's almost as if we'll lick our finger, and hold it to the wind to see if we are on the right track."! ! "Weathervane to me is a reflection of the amazingly crazy life I've lived. I am one of those guys that never left his home town, yet had the opportunity to travel the world. I've seen Canada from coast to coast many times throughout the years staring out the windows of vans, old buses, new buses, trains and planes, and every time I'm shocked by the beauty of our country, but my heart has always been in the Prairies," says lead singer, Chris Thorsteinson.! ! With over 20 Top 10 singles in total, Doc Walker is one of the most recognized Canadian country acts of the past two decades. The group has received multiple Canadian Country Music Awards, including Fans' Choice, Group or Duo of the Year, CMT Video of the Year, Single of the Year, and Country Music Program or Special of the Year. In addition, Doc Walker has been nominated for several JUNO Awards for Country Album of the Year, including a win in 2009 for the album Beautiful Life.
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MCMA Roots Artist of the Year 2017! ! Greg Arcade is a Country music songwriter and performer from Manitoba Canada. Mixing heartbreak & hell-rasing, Greg Arcade has been on a roller-coaster from the day he started smashing country music and rock & roll together. Most recently taking home the MCMA Roots Artist of the Year award for 2017, Greg is releasing his next, and long-anticipated, full-length album “It All Started With A Heartache” in May 2018.! !! ! ! !


Pub-Rock Royalty from the hot-heat streets of Winnipeg, Manitoba. The Windups perform every song you’ve heard before and a bunch more you wish you’d known about sooner. Mixing Rock & Roll, early Punk, Garage, Rockabilly, and every other genre thats kicks you right in the gut with a couple guitars, The Windups are the ultimate party for your ears and the perfect soundtrack for which to drink your beers.! ! !


Take one part dirty country, one part honest, prairie vocals, and one part party-rock band and you get…The Honeysliders. Birthed from the popular Winnipeg cover band, “James and the Giants," founding members Jamie Buckboro and Micah Bell felt they had something more to say. Banding together with keyboardist Alex Campballse (The Bros. Landreth, Imaginary Cities, JD Edwards Band, Sweet Alibi) and veteran Winnipeg drummer Jesse Miller (Romi Mayes) the boys found their sound and The Honeysliders were born. Channeling The Band and Neil Young, these boys put on a show that transports you to a time when bellbottoms and moustaches ruled the world and albums were played on turntables (as God intended). Drawing from a wide circle of talented Winnipeg musicians and songwriters, The Honeysliders are working on their first full-length record. Stay Tuned.! !! ! !


Blonde Goth isn't about what you wear, or how you look; it's about how you feel. Be yourself, and if that happens to be a blonde goth who wears corsets, then that's just perfect. Don’t let Hulk Hogan let you down because on this soaring ship of psych-country riffs this city will rise to heaven.! ! !


Aaron Starr is a musician from Selkirk Manitoba, who thundered into the music scene at the mere age of 16, wowing crowds and performing live for almost a decade. Aaron was the frontman for the bands, 'Black Demina' and the widely known, 'Lucid,' who played a long side such acts as, 'Godsmack,' 'Buckcherry,' 'Priestess,' Default' and 'Jet Set Satellite.' Performing live to thousands at festivals such as 'Country Fest' and ‘X-Fest.' in 2011, Aaron was a finalist for "Canadas Got Talent" online auditions. Placing in the top 20 videos of over 12,000 entries. Aaron is currently back enjoying a career as a solo artist and with a youtube profile of well over 400,000 hits and counting, with fans from ages 8 to 80, and mail coming from every side of the globe - From as close as his next door neighbor, to as far as Germany, China, and various parts of Europe - Aaron doesn't appear to be stopping any time soon.! ! ! ! !


Emma's style can be described as country with a mix of acoustic pop. Emma self taught herself to play guitar at the age of 11. She began singing covers of her favourite country artists such as Taylor Swift and Carrie Underwood. Writing music about her life, her hometown, and doing it from the small cabin in the field where the cattle graze near her home, Emma brings a sultry and powerful voice showing experience and depth beyond her years. Working towards her first release, Emma is becoming a name around Western Canada, and growing into an artist worth watching.! ! !


Young up-and-comers in the Canadian Rock Scene. The Offsets have begun to pull away from the pack with recent performances around the province of Manitoba. The offsets blend modern rock and strong songwriting to create a passionate atmosphere which is inviting and easy for all to listen to.! ! !


Julie Ferguson is a Winnipeg born-and raised singer/songwriter striving to inspire others with her music. With a raw and honest approach, her lyrics are like a page ripped from her diary, offering a relate-able, "up close and personal" look into the singers personal life. A songstress as well as a talented musician, her first single, Lay Me Down, was released in June 2017. She is currently working in the studio to release her first EP in the new year. With the voice of a songbird and sweet poise, she’s sure to make a name for herself on the Manitoba music scene.! !

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