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The Higgins on Canadian Country Spotlight


December 13, 2012

John did a special interview with Canadian Country Spotlight at this year's CCMAs in Saskatoon. Their spotlight on The Higgins airs on 28 stations across Canada this weekend (Dec 15-16th). Check out this link for more information and to see when it airs on your local station!.


The Higgins Added to Rockin River Music Festival Lineup!


March 16, 2012

Are you going to be in BC mid-August and looking for a fun weekend, enjoying some great live music? It was just announced that The Higgins will be performing Friday, August 10th at the Rockin' River Music Festival in Mission, BC. Other acts include Aaron Pritchett, One More Girl, George Canyon, Randy Bachman, Blue Rodeo and many more! Click here to view the full lineup. It is sure to be a fantastic weekend, and a great opportunity to see the group perform together while John isn't out on the road, and Kathleen is home from Nashville!

Tickets can be purchased by clicking here.


Kathleen and Eileen to Perform with One More Girl


November 9, 2011

On Saturday, November 19th, Kathleen and Eileen will be doing a special performance with One More Girl at the BCCMA Industry Awards Show and Gala. "We are so looking forward to this unique opportunity to perform with Britt and Carly who have been good friends of ours since we started out on the BC country music scene. It's going to be super cool!!" -Eileen

John will be in Grande Prairie and Spruce Grove, Alberta, playing with Jaydee Bixby during the BCCMA weekend.

Tickets for the BCCMA events can be bought at Ticketmaster, or go to www.bccountry.com.


2011 BCCMA Awards Nomination!


October 22, 2011

The 35th Annual BC Country Music Association Awards are being held on November 19th and 20th, and The Higgins are honoured and excited to be nominated in four categories! They are up for Group of the Year, Roots Artist of the Year, Single of the Year ("Burn You Back") and SOCAN Songwriters of the Year ("Burn You Back", written by Kathleen Higgins, John Higgins and Bruce Wallace)!

Tickets for the BCCMA events can be bought at Ticketmaster, or go to www.bccountry.com.


New Baby Girl for Eileen!


May 16, 2011

Congratulations to Eileen and her husband Blake on their new baby girl, Madeline Marguerite, born May 7th, 2011 - 6 pounds, 6 ounces! Mom and baby are doing great!


Kathleen to Participate in Music in Schools Program


April 4, 2011

Kathleen will be a featured songwriter in part 2 of the BC Country Music Association's Music Rules in Schools program. The Songwriting segment takes place on May 13th at Alice Brown Elementary in Langley. She will be taking the students on a step by step journey of a song - from creative inception through to live performance stage.

"I love sharing ideas and viewpoints on songwriting", commented Kathleen. "This will be a fun way to get to know the up and coming songwriters in our community. I can't wait!"


XM Sessions Available on DVD


February 15, 2011 XM Sessions Vol 4

CMT's XM Sessions are now available for purchase! Pick up The Higgins' "Dreamers Like Us" XM Session on Volume 4, along with Tara Oram and Jessie Farrell, now for sale at xmsessions.com. Check out their FREE SHIPPING offer in Canada and the US while it lasts!


 

March 2011 Children's Charity Benefit Show


December 10, 2010 Country Rocks 2011

The Higgins are set to participate in a Variety Children's Charity benefit show at Boone County Country Cabaret in Coquitlam on Sunday, March 6, 2011. The "Country Rocks: Girls Edition" show also features AJ Woodworth, Whiskey Jane, Karen Lee Batten, and Emily Taylor Adams.

Tickets are $37.50 (plus service charges). Get yours online at www.clubzone.com or in person at Boone County (801 Brunette Ave, Coquitlam, BC). This is a 19+ venue. Doors at 7:00pm, concert at 7:30pm. Proceeds benefiting Variety - The Children's Charity.


 

Some Sweet Wins at the 2010 BC Country Music Awards


October 18, 2010 BCCMA

The Higgins proudly took home three awards at the 2010 BCCMAs this past weekend. They are the 2010 ROOTS ARTIST OF THE YEAR, as well as VIDEO OF THE YEAR for their "Free Like Love" video, directed by Stephano Barberis. And for the second year in a row, their webmaster, Maria, won WEBMASTER OF THE YEAR, for www.higginsmusic.com.

In addition to taking home these awards, they gave an energized, passionate performance of their latest single, "Burn You Back" on Sunday night's awards show. Congratulations to the BCCMA for a very successful weekend!


Standing Strong and True


October 18, 2010

At this year's Canadian Country Music Awards in Edmonton, The Higgins were invited to join a long list of Canadian country artists in recording a song titled "Standing Strong and True (For Tomorrow)" - a musical tribute to all Canadian Troops and their families. Some of the artists that participated include Aaron Pritchett, Beverley Mahood, Terri Clark, Emerson Drive, Dean Brody, Ridley Bent

The song will be available on iTunes for download on October 25th. All proceeds will go to either the Military Families Fund or Boomer's Legacy, two foundations dedicated to supporting soldiers and their families.

Visit http://wesaluteourheroes.ca and check out the moving video directed by Antonio Hrynchuk(Fahrenheit Films).


The Higgins to Perform on BCCMA Awards


October 7, 2010 2010 BCCMA Performers

The Higgins are among the performers announced for the 34th Annual BC Country Music Association Awards, being held on Sunday, October 17th, at the Red Robinson Show Theatre in Coquitlam, BC. Other performers include Dean Brody, Aaron Pritchett, Jessie Farrell, One More Girl, Ridley Bent, Valdy, Angela Kelman, Jaydee Bixby, and many more.

John Higgins will also be performing a special duet with well known Vancouver vocalist, Kelly Brock, at the BCCMA Industry Awards on Saturday, October 16th, also at the Red Robinson Theatre.

For tickets visit www.ticketmaster.com or www.bccountry.com!

Click poster to enlarge.


New Radio Adds


October 6, 2010

Vancouver's 93.7 JRFM has just added The Higgins' latest single, "Burn You Back" to their playlist. Call 604-280-9370 and keep the requests coming! "Burn You Back" has also been added on Shore 104 FM in Vancouver - the roots, rock and rhythm station (call 604-280-1043 to request) and on Country 107.1 in Abbotsford!

This adds to the growing list of stations across Canada playing the new single-please check with stations in your area to make sure they have it, too. The group thanks you for helping move "Burn You Back" up the charts!!


BCCMA Nominations!


October 1, 2010

BCCMA The 34th annual BC Country Music Association's Award Show is on October 16 and 17 and The Higgins and team are nominated in an amazing 13 categories!
- Album of the Year (Dreamers Like Us)
- Entertainer of the Year
- Fan's Choice Award
- Group or Duo of the Year
- Single of The Year (Free Like Love)
- Roots/Canadiana
- Video of the Year (Free Like Love)
- SOCAN Songwriter(s) of The Year (Dreamers Like Us: Kathleen Higgins, Deric Ruttan)
- All-Star Band Guitar (John)
- All-Star Band Special Instrument (Eileen - mandolin)

In addition, The Higgins' producers Paul Shatto and David Wills are nominated for Producer of the Year for their work on "Dreamers Like Us". David is also nominated for Country Music Person of the Year. And to cap it off, this website (www.higginsmusic.com) designed by Maria Higgins, is nominated for Website of the Year!

The Industry Awards and main BCCMA Awards Show will be held October 16th and 17th, both at the Red Robinson Theatre in Coquitlam. The Higgins are confirmed performers for the Awards Show on Sunday, October 17th. Tickets are available for the general public at Ticketmaster, or go to www.bccountry.com for more information.


CCMA Performance on iTunes


September 14, 2010

Factory Girl on iTunesWith their highlight performance at the 2010 CCMA awards, The Higgins showed exactly why they were nominated for Roots Artist of the Year. Three voices in sweet and soaring harmonies on a traditional Irish song - "Factory Girl" - gave audiences a breath of fresh air and a moment of inspiration.

> Click here to go to itunes.com and purchase "Factory Girl (Live from the CCMA 2010)"


The Higgins to Perform at CCMA Awards


September 1, 2010

CCMA logoYesterday the CCMA Awards producers announced the final performers for this year's show, to be held September 12 at Edmonton's Rexall Place and broadcast on CBC television. The show lineup boasts some of Canada's top talent and now includes multi award-winning roots group Blue Rodeo, Edmonton-born performer Jill Hennessy, multi-nominated The Higgins, and one of this year's Female Artist of the Year nominees, Carolyn Dawn Johnson.

Yesterday's announcement is in addition to already confirmed stars: Gord Bamford, Paul Brandt, Dean Brody, George Canyon, Terri Clark, Doc Walker, Corb Lund, One More Girl and Johnny Reid.

The remaining tickets for this year's CCMA awards show are available through www.ticketmaster.ca or by calling toll free to 1-800-970-7328 or 780-451-8000.


New Single: Burn You Back


August 31, 2010

New Single - Burn You BackWritten by Kathleen Higgins, John Higgins and Bruce Wallace, "Burn You Back" is released to Canadian radio today!

Hearkening back to their debut single, Flower Child, Burn You Back exemplifies The Higgins' range of musical influences and interests. With a unique world-music inspired sound, Burn You Back stands out on The Higgins latest album, DREAMERS LIKE US, as a track that you find yourself hitting repeat and clapping along to.

"On this record we gave each song its own individual production for whatever fit the song. Burn You Back was a perfect example of this - we had so much fun with it." says Kathleen.

To learn a little bit more about Burn You Back, watch The Higgins talking about how it came to be in the watch cut by cut video "Cut by Cut" Video

  Launch the Music Player to listen to audio samples of "Burn You Back" and all the tracks on DREAMERS LIKE US.


Kathleen to Participate in Songwriters' Cafe


August 9, 2010

CCMA logoAs the list of writing credits on DREAMERS LIKE US indicates, Kathleen Higgins is definitely one of Canada's up-and-coming songwriters. Her talent is clearly evident to those around her - every time you chat with her she starts talking about the latest song she started composing. Kathleen is both humbled and excited at being asked to participate in one of the most talked about CCMA events. "What's exciting is that I don't even know what songs I'm going to sing, there are so many songs I want to sing. I'm nervous but it's so inspiring to sit up there with other writers and hear their stories."

In between recording and touring, Kat has shuttled back and forth to Nashville, writing songs for both the Higgins next CD, and to shop to other artists. She has been fortunate at this still early stage of her career to have written with some of music cities best-including collaborations with Liz Rose (Taylor Swift) Pam Rose (Emmylou Harris), Deric Ruttan, and Byron Hill (Gord Bamford). She's recently collaborated with hot new Ole/Roots three writers Steven Lee Olsen, Kaci Bolls and Bruce Wallace.

Sponsored by SOCAN, the Songwriters' Cafe series provide an intimate atmosphere, where both established and non-established, national jury-selected songwriters take the stage in an acoustic, in-the-round setting. For details and tickets to this and other Edmonton Country Music Week events visit www.ccma.org Songwriter's Cafe page.


XM Sessions with The Higgins


August 3, 2010

XM Logo The Higgins XM Performance Session launches on-air and online today! Click through to see them perform the title track off their new album, Dreamers Like Us. > www.cmt.ca


3 CCMA Nominations and More!


July 29, 2010

CCMA logo The Canadian Country Music Award nominations were announced yesterday, and The Higgins are nominated in 3 categories! They are nominated for Group of the Year, Roots Artist of the Year, and Eileen has an All Star Band nomination in the Special Instrument category for mandolin.

Their music video director, Stephano Barberis is also nominated for Video Director of the Year, for his many videos this past year, including The Higgins' "Free Like Love".

The group is eagerly looking forward to participating in the 2010 CCMAs, to be held in Edmonton. "We're very excited!" says Eileen. "To be recognized nationally is always an INCREDIBLE feeling, and an honour. Thank you to everyone who voted for us in the nomination ballots!"

A full list of the nominees for the 2010 CCMA Awards is available at www.ccma.org. The CCMAs are scheduled to be held in Edmonton, Alberta, September 8 to 12, 2010. The awards program will be televised on CBC, Sunday, September 12 at 7 p.m.


BCCMA Guitar Pull


July 5, 2010

BCCMA logo John will be participating in BC Country Music Association's Nashville Style GUITAR PULL Sunday, July 11th. This is a unique opportunity to get up close and personal with the artists, and hear the stories behind the songs while enjoying an intimate concert.

The event will be headlined by Victoria Banks, Described by Nashville's Music Row Magazine as one of "the best songwriters in the business," Victoria made Billboard chart history by co-writing the highest new artist debut song ever released, Jessica Simpson's "Come on Over."

Also includes:
Roots Music Recording Artist, Angela Harris - www.angelaharris.net
Open Road Recording Artist, John Higgins - www.higginsmusic.com
Moon Tan Music's Rick Tippe - www.ricktippe.com
Boutique Record's Ron Irving - www.boutiquerecords.com

In addition to forming one third of the multiple award winning group bearing his last name, John Higgins is a rising star in his own right.

His role with the group is many faceted, from co-writing, arranging and playing on their recorded material, to helping organize the group's tech needs on the road.

He's contributed in a large way to Dreamers Like Us, The Higgins new CD on Open Road, co-writing two tracks and playing a multitude of guitar parts.

John has recently branched out to lend his talents to other projects, including being Kelly Brock's duet partner on her new nationally charted single 'More Than Words.' He also co-wrote one of the songs on Jaydee Bixby's new CD.

John has been twice nominated for BCCMA Guitar Player of The Year, and is addicted to all things with strings!

Doors: 7 PM - Show @ 7:30PM
Where: Kwantlen College, Langley Campus, 20901 Langley Bypass
Tickets: $20. Call the BCCMA for tickets 604-533-5088

> View the Shows Page for details on this and all our 2010 performances!


New Shows Confirmed


June 28, 2010

Capital Hoedown 2010 The Higgins' summer calendar is filling up fast with the addition of a few more confirmed shows.

Besides already performing at Dauphin Countryfest and Craven Jamboree, The Higgins have just been added to the lineup for the brand new music festival - "Capital Hoedown" - in Ottawa, ON. Playing on Saturday, August 7th, John, Eileen, and Kathleen are thrilled to be opening for one of their favourite artists - Vince Gill.

The Higgins are also confirmed to play at the free "Party in the Park" event in Chilliwack, BC on Friday, July 9th. And the group will be performing at the "Taste of Edmonton" event in downtown Edmonton, AB, on Tuesday, July 27th.

> View the Shows Page for details on these and all our 2010 performances!


Dreamers Like Us Radio Adds


June 24, 2010

Request Dreamers Like Us at Radio The reaction to Dreamers Like Us across the country has been great! We would like to again thank all the guys and gals in programming for supporting us and our music. A big shout-out to these radio stations who have already added Dreamers Like Us!

CJKC Kamloops BC, CKQC Abbotsford BC, CKDQ Drumheller AB, CKSA Lloydminster AB, CKGY Red Deer AB, CJWW Saskatoon SK, CJGX Yorkton SK, CKLQ Brandon MB, CKXA Brandon MB, CKDM Dauphin MB, CFQX Winnipeg MB, CHSJ Saint John NB, CKOA Glace Bay NS, CHLW FM St. Paul AB, CKCH Sydney NS, CJKX Oshawa ON, CKKY Wainwright ON, CJPR Blairmore AB.

> Request Dreamers Like Us at your local station today!


Summer on the Open Road


June 21, 2010

Summer on the Open Road CD Cover Putting together a collection of the greatest country songs for summer can be difficult, but Open Road Recording's "Summer On The Open Road" has done it. Containing the most exciting summer hits from The Higgins, Tara Oram, Doc Walker, Steven Lee Olsen, The Wilsons, The Road Hammers, and many more, this album is the perfect blend of music for when the sun is shining and the windows are down.

Do not go this summer without having the tunes of some of the greatest country artists around. Available for purchase on June 21st in store and online at all great music retailers.

Track Listing:
1 Emerson Drive - I Love This Road
2 Doc Walker - Tailgate Revolution
3 Johnny Reid - Darlin'
4 The Higgins - Flower Child
5 Ridley Bent - Heartland Heartbreak
6 Doc Walker - That's All
7 The Road Hammers - East Bound And Down
8 Tara Oram - Living The Dream
9 Steven Lee Olsen - Make Hay While The Sun Shines
10 Jack Ingram - Barefoot And Crazy
11 Prairie Oyster - One Kiss
12 The Wilsons - Stick Together


New Album Released Today!


June 8, 2010

Dreamers Like Us CD After much anticipation, The Higgins new album, DREAMERS LIKE US, has arrived! This collection of 8 brand new songs takes you through an emotional life journey. From the joyous feeling of new love in "Carry Me Away" to the gritty, world-music inspired "Burn You Back", to the lonesome and strong "I Ride Alone", there is something for everyone on this album. Young or old, following your dreams, or getting a little lost along the way, ready to dance or relax and reminisce, it's all there on DREAMERS LIKE US.

Pick up your copy today at your local Wal-Mart, London Drugs, or HMV. Also available on i-Tunes.

  Launch the Music Player to listen to audio samples of all the tracks on DREAMERS LIKE US.

Dreamers Like Us Track Listing:
1. Dreamers Like Us (Kathleen Higgins/Deric Ruttan)
2. Free Like Love (Kelly Archer/Casey Koesel/Justin Weaver)
3. All Cried Out (Kathleen Higgins/Lynda McKillip/Ron Irving)
4. Burn you Back (Kathleen Higgins/John Higgins/Bruce Wallace)
5. Carry Me Away (The Higgins/Steven Lee Olsen)
6. I Ride Alone (Kathleen Higgins/Kaci Bolls/Josh Rush)
7. Yours (Kathleen Higgins/Liz Rose/Pam Rose)
8. Where Does The Time Go (Kathleen Higgins/Byron Hill)


Countdown Cut by Cut Videos


May 31, 2010

It's the final week before the release of DREAMERS LIKE US and we have something special for you! Visit our website daily to view a brand new "Cut by Cut" video posted each day. In the next 8 days you will get to know a little bit more about each track on the new album and hear a sample of each song as well.

At the end of the countdown we will be launching our newly designed website. Stay tuned as lots of new and exciting things are happening!

  Launch the Music Player to listen to audio samples of all the tracks on DREAMERS LIKE US.


NEW SINGLE: DREAMERS LIKE US


May 17, 2010

Written by Kathleen Higgins and Deric Ruttan, "Dreamers Like Us" is the title track off our new album and is released to radio now!

"This is one of our favourite tracks off the album, and brings us back to our childhood days, playing out on our trampoline," says Eileen.

It is a fresh, summer song about dreaming big. Request it at your local radio station to have it added!

  Launch the Music Player to listen to an audio clip.


NEW ALBUM, DREAMERS LIKE US, AVAILABLE JUNE 8TH!


April 23, 2010

Multi-award winning country trio The Higgins, announce the release of their highly anticipated sophomore album Dreamers Like Us (Open Road Recordings/Universal Music Canada) on June 8, 2010. Comprised of siblings John, Eileen and Kathleen, The Higgins bring something rare to the table - a vocal blend and a musical connection that's bred in the bone, and nurtured over a time period that's twice as long as the life expectancy of most bands.

Dreamers Like Us was co-produced, and predominantly co-written by the youngest member of the family, Kathleen, with help from her siblings/band mates, and from some of the top writers in Country music today including: Kelly Archer, Deric Ruttan, Kaci Bolls, Pam Rose (Martina McBride, Reba McEntire and Emmylou Harris) and Liz Rose (Taylor Swift).

Dreamers Like Us Track Listing:
1. Dreamers Like Us (Kathleen Higgins/Deric Ruttan)
2. Free Like Love (Kelly Archer/Casey Koesel/Justin Weaver)
3. All Cried Out (Kathleen Higgins/Lynda McKillip/Ron Irving)
4. Burn you Back (Kathleen Higgins/John Higgins/Bruce Wallace)
5. Carry Me Away (The Higgins/Steven Lee Olsen)
6. I Ride Alone (Kathleen Higgins/Kaci Bolls/Josh Rush)
7. Yours (Kathleen Higgins/Liz Rose/Pam Rose)
8. Where Does The Time Go (Kathleen Higgins/Byron Hill)


Free Like Love #13 on CMT


April 5, 2010

The music video for "Free Like Love" keeps steadly rising, up one more to the #13 spot on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown chart (April 5-11). Visit the CMT website to cast your vote! www.cmt.ca/Chevy/Vote.aspx


Summer Tour Schedule


April 5, 2010

As the finishing touches are put on The Higgins new album the summer is starting to fill up with shows from BC to Ontario. Full details are on the SHOWS PAGE, and check back often as more dates are still to be confirmed. Here is a quick summary of the shows confirmed so far:

May 4 - Langley, BC (www.country1071.com)
May 15 - Warburg, AB
May 20 - Winnipeg, MB
May 21 - Carlyle, SK
May 29 - Merritt, BC (www.merrittwalkofstars.com)
June 20 - Matsqui, BC
July 2 - Dauphin, MB (www.countryfest.ca)
July 16 - Craven, SK (www.cravencountryjamboree.com)
July 17 - Quesnel, BC (billybarkerdays.netbistro.com)
July 24 - Red Deer, AB (www.westernerdays.ca)
August 13 - Mission, BC (rockinriver.com)
August 27 - Barrie, Ontario (www.railwayblues.com)


Free Like Love Video #16 on CMT


March 22, 2010

For the week of March 22-28, the music video for "Free Like Love" jumped 3 spots to #16 on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown chart. "Free Like Love" is The Higgins' fourth music video produced by Arkadia Pictures and directed by Stephano Barberis, one of the premiere music video directors in Canada. "Free Like Love" is also the fourth video from The Higgins to hit the CMT Canada charts.


The Higgins to Play Dauphin Countryfest
March 10, 2010

The Higgins are excited to announce that they are one of 5 more artists added to complete the official Dauphin Countryfest 2010 lineup! The Higgins will join Friday's lineup of Brooks & Dunn, Gord Bamford, Shane Yellowbird, and more. The Higgins are set to perform on the Main Stage and Hilltop Stage on Friday, July 3rd, 2010.

This will be The Higgins second appearance at the longest running country music festival in Canada. John, Eileen and Kathleen performed to a brimming audience in the summer of 2006 and are looking forward to going back this July. Visit www.countryfest.ca for all the details and ticket info.


Free Like Love Goes Top 30
March 2, 2010

"Free Like Love" is a mover - up 4 more spots this week on the national country charts - cracking the top 30 and landing in the #28 position. This joyous song about life and beautiful moments is the lead off single from The Higgins upcoming second album. The album titled "Dreamers Like Us", showcases The Higgins' maturity and confidence in spades. Stay tuned for the release date to be announced soon.

iTunes logo Support The Higgins by purchasing Free Like Love on iTunes today.


The Higgins Join Cancer Fundraiser
March 1, 2010

The BCCMA, The Yale and all his friends proudly present the Mike Norman Concert/Fundraiser!

The fundraiser is in support of cancer research. The concert will include performances from artists and bands that Mike Norman has played with over the years including Chilliwack, Aaron Pritchett, One More Girl, The Higgins, Rick Tippe, The Lyin' Bastards, David Wills, David Gogo, Jim Byrnes, Shaun Verreault, Dr Strangelove and a few surprise guests! The evening will be hosted by Mike's good friend, local funnyman, Will Davis. All dollars raised will go towards the BC Cancer Foundation in Surrey, BC where Mike received excellent care during his treatments.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 9:00pm
The Yale Hotel
1300 Granville
Vancouver, BC

TICKETS ARE $15 AND WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR
DOORS @ 7pm, SHOW @ 9pm


Moving Up the Charts
February 16, 2010

"Free Like Love" is continuing to move up the charts, landing at the number 35 spot on the MediaBase chart for February 16, 2010. From coast to coast our friends are coming through with calling in to their local radio stations. Thanks for the support - let's keep it up! And thanks to XL96 in Moncton, and Country 94 in Saint John for adding "Free Like Love".

> Request Free Like Love at radio now.


Free Like Love on iTunes
February 9, 2010

iTunes logo

The Higgins fast-moving new single, "Free Like Love", is now available on iTunes. Support The Higgins by purchasing Free Like Love on iTunes today.


Free Like Love Most Added!
February 1, 2010

The Higgins' latest release to radio, "Free Like Love", is the number one most added song this week, jumping 25 places on the nationwide radio charts, from 65 to 40! Thanks to the fans for your requests, and thanks to all the radio stations who have added "Free Like Love" so far:

CKDQ-AM Calgary, CJGX-FM Yorkton, CJKX-FM Oshawa, CKOA-FM Glace Bay, CHOK-FM Sarnia, CKLJ-FM Olds, CHSJ-FM Saint John, CKXC-FM Kingston, CIXM-FM Whitecourt, CJVR-FM Melfort, CJJR-FM Vancouver, KHJ-AM Fredericton, CJBX-FM London, CFQX Winnipeg, CHNK-FM Winnipeg, CHAT-FM Medicine Hat, CJKC-FM Kamloops, CKGY-FM Red Deer, CKQC-FM Abbotsford, CJCI-FM Prince George, CKLQ-AM Brandon.

Request Free Like Love at Radio


FREE LIKE LOVE CONTEST!
January 18, 2010

Help us wish everyone a Happy Valentine's Day in our online video for FREE LIKE LOVE! If you haven't heard, we've got a brand new single, "Free Like Love," and we thought we could do something extra special with it for Valentine's Day.
Happy Valentine's to Mary

We want you to send us a photo of yourself wishing someone you care about a Happy Valentine's Day.

We'll choose the best photos to be part of an online video that will debut on YouTube on February 10. Be creative! Don't worry, we'll let you know if you make the cut.



Send your pictures to freelikelove@openroadrecordings.com by FEBRUARY 2, 2010.

We'll start things off. Check out Eileen & John wishing their sister, Mary, Happy Valentine's!


Video Shoot Photos in the Gallery
January 17, 2010

The Higgins had another amazing video shoot experience with Stephano Barberis of Arkadia Productions during the filming of the video for their latest single "Free Like Love". Check out all the photos from the video shoot in the Behind the Scenes section of the Photo Gallery. Here's a sneak peek:


NEW SINGLE FROM THE HIGGINS!
January 11, 2010

The eagerly awaited sophomore album is on its way and the debut single is here! The Higgins released "Free Like Love" to radio stations across Canada today. This week The Higgins are shooting a video for "Free Like Love" with award-winning Director, Stephano Barberis (Arkadia Productions) that will be delivered to CMT soon.

Find your local radio station in our radio stations list to request "Free Like Love" today!

"Free Like Love" will be available on iTunes soon. Until then you can preview a clip in our Music Player.
Launch the Music Player to listen to an audio clip.


Casting Call Announcement!
January 8, 2010

The Higgins and Arkadia Pictures are looking for volunteer extras to be in The Higgins' next music video which will be airing on CMT and various other media outlets. They are looking for males and females between the ages of 14-32 for a large group scene to watch and cheer as The Higgins perform their hit new song.

Please send a photo to the Producer, Alex Galanis at alex@arkadiapictures.com. Only those selected for the video will be contacted.

The non-union music video will be shot in the Lower Mainland (Vancouver, BC) on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 and will require approximately 5 hours of your time. The scene will begin in late afternoon or early evening. Specific details of this portion of the shoot are still being finalized, but if selected you will be notified with all relevant information.


The Higgins To Perform at Craven Country Jamboree 2010
January 5, 2010

Craven Country Jamboree logo

Craven Country Jamboree organizers took another step towards completing the roster of acts for the 2010 festival by adding Emerson Drive, the Oak Ridge Boys and The Higgins to the lineup.

The 2010 festival, which is scheduled for July 15 - 18, will feature Kenny Chesney (Sunday night headliner), McBride (Saturday night headliner), Jason Aldean (Friday night headliner), Miranda Lambert, Kevin Costner & Modern West, Charley Pride, Diamond Rio, and many more. The Higgins are scheduled to play on Friday, July 16th.

Visit www.cravencountryjamboree.com for tickets and full lineup details.


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