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About Rudy
SO WHO IS RUDY BLAIR?  Tough question to answer and especially when I have to keep this short but let's try  anyway.  I've been in the Broadcasting Industry for almost 30 years in both Radio and Television.  23 of those years was with 680News as the Music & Entertainment Reporter.  During that time I've interviewed some of the biggest artists in music including Beyonce, Jay Z, Ed Sheeran, Katy Perry, Lorde, Gordon Lightfoot, Tony Bennett and Tim McGraw to name a few.  I was there for many of these artists at the beginning of their careers and helped give them their first national interview spotlight including Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Avril Lavigne and The Tenors.  I've estimated I've interviewed over 7,000 artist and that's a lot to remember.  I've covered several big events multiple times including The Grammy, Junos, Much Music Video Awards,The Canadian Screen Award and Canada's Walk Of Fame.  I've also been lucky winning several honours including 16 Radio-Television News Directors Association National and Regional Awards, The Harry Jerome Award, inducted into the Humber College Radio Broadcasting Hall Of Fame,The Vaughan Road Academy Hall of Fame and received an Honorary Degree from Humber College.  I've appeared on several televisions shows, reported for CityNews and had my own Rogers Television show, ON THE MIC WITH RUDY BLAIR where I not only interviewed many of the top music acts in the business but also new indie artists and helping them get exposure.  I could really keep going but there isn't room to put everything in on my career. What I can say is this website RUDY BLAIR ENTERTAINMENT MEDIA will be a continuation of everything I've done  in the past to help promote music acts of the future.  I'll also be interviewing and promoting upcoming events,chat with stars of the stage,movies,sports,politics and the every day person who has an interesting story.

In short, welcome to Rudy Blair Entertainment Media.


 
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Thursday August 17th,2017

The 2017 Canadian National Exhibition kicks off tomorrow(Friday August 18th-September 4th). Rudy Blair Entertainment Media Chats with CNE CEO "Virginia Ludy" on some of the new attractions, the music line up for the Bandshell concert series & some of this seasons food surprises including "Deep Fried Chicken Feet" & "Strawberry Shortsteak". theex.com/


http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2017/08/chat-w-virginia-ludy-on-the-2017-canadian-national-exibition/


Thursday August 17,2017

Canada has some of musics biggest stars including Drake,The Weekend, Alessia Cara and Shawn Mendes. Following those footsteps is 18 year old “Wes Mason”. A singer/songwriter who’s style is best described as Coldplay meets Ed Sheeran, Mason as several accolades to his credit including winning "Best Young Songwriter" award at the 2016 Toronto Independent Music Awards, as well as placing finalist and semi-finalist in several international songwriting competitions. This week (Tuesday August 15th,2017) he released his self titled EP including the single “Worth It” http://tinyurl.com/ydxc2f5w . Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com Chats with the budding star during the filming of his latest music video “Consequence”. https://www.wesmasonmusic.com




http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2017/08/chat-w-wes-mason-on-new-self-titled-ep-single-worth-it/


Wednesday August 16th,2017

The four day Country Music spectacular “Boots and Hearts Music Festival” took place (Thursday August 10th- Sunday August 13th, 2017) at Burl’s Creek Events Grounds in Oro-Medonte. Some of the acts who performed in front of thousands of country music fans included Keith Urban, Chad Brownlee, Luke Bryan, Jess Moskaluke, Kiefer Sutherland and “The Abrams”. Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com Chats with the brothers, John & James about the success of their self titled album including their latest single “Spend Your Life With Me”http://tinyurl.com/y85s86ae , their Canadian Country Association of Ontario award win and a surprise guest, CMT host Paul McGuire gives his thoughts on the future of the Canadian country duo. www.theabramsmusic.com/ www.warnermusic.ca/ bootsandhearts.com/ www.cmt.ca/content/paul-mcguire




http://www.rudyblairmedia.com/blog/2017/08/chat-w-the-abrams-at-boots-and-hearts-music-festival/
 

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