In the Country

September 14, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Bree Taylor

Ontario’s Bree Taylor – recently nominated for a 2021 Mississauga Arts Award (MARTY) in the Music: Solo Vocalist — Emerging category – began writing her own songs when she was a teen and found early success with her pop debut EP Unbreakable. Shortly after, she found herself drawn to the country genre – and her fans came along for the ride. Bree’s 2020 single “Cry” gained an impressive 70,000+ organic streams, and her most recent single, “Burning Bridges” soared to #1 on the Canadian Indie Charts in October of last year (#17 of 50 in Indie Songs ranked overall for 2020). Bree’s new single “Kryptonite” has her looking truthfully at the relationships that draw us in regardless of the heartbreaking consequences. Written by Bree and […]
August 5, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Carson Janik

Tecumseh, Ontario’s Carson Janik comes from a long line of diverse musical family members including accredited guitar, piano, drum, brass, and string players, as well as seasoned recording artists, vocal, stage, choir, and opera performers that span just about every genre. Carson is the first in his family to pursue Country music. Carson started showing musical talent at the age of 3, when he proved that he couldn’t keep quiet and needed to constantly sing along with the radio. Initially drawn to pop music and playing the piano/singing along to the likes of Shawn Mendes and Bruno Mars, Carson had little interest in the guitar or a different genre – that is until he heard his first Luke Combs song. Tune in to hear my […]
July 6, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Elyse Saunders

Elyse Saunders joins me on this episode of In The Country (Video Edition) to chat about her successful music career and her latest single “Sunshine State Of Mind”! It’s a great follow up to her two past singles “Free” & “Wine Down”. These songs will all be featured on her next album due out this Fall. There is a lot of momentum with her career right now. Elyse is nominated for Female Artist & Rising Star at this year’s CMAOntario Awards Drive In Show. She’s currently in the Top 8 in the Boots & Hearts Emerging Artist Showcase. And she recently placed in the Top 5 of CBC Music’s Toyota Searchlight Contest. Check out our conversation on the show & be treated to an acoustic […]
June 8, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Meghan Patrick

CCMA, Juno & CMAOntario winner Meghan Patrick visits the show to chat about her new album Heart On My Glass – available June 25th – featuring “My First Car”, “Never Giving Up On You” & “Mama Prayed For”. Meghan also talks about her debut album Grace & Grit released 5 years ago, her vow to always be an authentic artist, winning a Juno (for Album of the Year) during a pandemic, the story behind her #1 song “Walls Come Down”, working on a US music career, what whiskey she prefers and so much more! This year, Meghan has 5 CMAOntario nominations heading into the September 5th Drive In Awards show at the Ancaster Fairgrounds. You can pre-save/pre-add the upcoming album here: Get the latest […]
May 12, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Owen Barney

 Dave chats with CMAOntario nominee Owen Barney (Song Of The Year “Thank Her For That”, Songwriter Of The Year along with his co-writers for “Thank Her For That”) about his music career & his new EP Tough Times featuring the lead single “You Make Me Wanna (Brown Eyed Girl)”.  
April 16, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Brian John Harwood

 Dave chats with Barrie’s Brian John Harwood – solo artist and 1/2 of popular country-rock duo Kansas Stone along with Matt Davey – about his busy year in music. Over the last year, Brian has released solo songs and Kansas Stone songs – and has released a bunch of music videos. On this YouTube special, Dave chats with Brian about his career and gets the stories behind the songs & music videos “Hotter Than Summer”, “All That I Was Missing” and “Dad” and shows the videos.
March 12, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Dustin Bird

 Dave chats with Dustin Bird about his debut album Unscripted, the lead single “Broke and Lonely”, signing with Open Road Recordings & much more.
February 9, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Aaron Allen

The 2020 CMAOntario Rising Star Aaron Allen joined Dave Woods on a live stream from the legendary Moonshine Cafe in Oakville this past December. Check out their conversation about Aaron’s music career & enjoy Aaron’s performance of “Where Music Comes From” off of his EP Highway Mile.
January 11, 2021

In The Country with Dave Woods: One On One With Lemon Cash

Ottawa’s country brother duo Lemon Cash visits In The Country to chat with Dave about about their upcoming single “Wine Tonight” produced by CMAOntario Producer of the Year Jeff Dalziel, their influences, how they came up with their duo name & much more! Dave Woods is a monthly columnist for the CMAOntario Newsletter and has been hosting the popular online radio show In The Country with Dave Woods since 2009! To hear episodes, please visit, and iTunes.