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I fell for country music the same way I fell for my husband: unexpectedly, hard, and completely. Since then, I’ve had a lot of fun getting to know the movers and shakers of the genre. One thing I’ve learned about country music concerts: you can go into one having had the worst day of your life, and you’ll come out feeling almost euphoric. So, when I heard about the “What The Hell” tour, I could barely believe the list of performers. Dierks Bentley and Cole Swindell and Jon Pardi?! A jackpot line-up like that doesn’t come around often - which is why I was thrilled when Budweiser Gardens announced I was going to review the show for them in London, ON! Thrilled may be an understatement - I hopped around my condo so much I actually rolled my left ankle. Whoops.
In 2014, I had a vague idea of who Tim Hicks was…..I could have probably belted out the chorus of a couple of songs from Throw Down, but it was an uncommitted type of fandom. It wasn’t until almost an entire year later that the conversion to smitten fan was complete, when I happened upon Tim’s promotional performance at a local radio station in Hamilton for the release of 5.01