COUNTRY MUSIC GROUP OF THE YEAR THE WASHBOARD UNION TO HOST CORUS COUNTRY RADIO CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Special Airs on Country 105 Calgary, CISN 103.9 Edmonton and Country 104 London on December 25Washboard Union

For Immediate Release

TORONTO, December 10, 2020 – Corus Radio announced today that Juno award-winning and three time Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Group of the Year Award winners, The Washboard Union will host A Washboard Union Christmas on Corus Radio country stations across Canada.  The two-hour radio special will air on December 25 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. local time on Corus Radio Country music stations including: Country 105 Calgary, CISN 103.9 Edmonton and Country 104 London.

Hosted by all three members of the band, the program will feature some exciting special guests including: Old Dominion, Dean Brody, Tenille Townes, The Hunter Brothers and more.

The Washboard Union is one of the best bands in country music and we are excited to bring this two-hour radio special to homes across Canada after a difficult year,” said Ronnie Stanton, National Director of Music, Corus Radio. “In the face of a quieter holiday season than might be typical for some, listeners can look forward to enjoying A Washboard Union Christmas on Corus country radio stations.”

“We’re thrilled to be hosting our first Christmas special and excited that so many of our friends in country music from both Canada and the US will be joining us to have a few laughs, talk about their favourite Christmas memories and play some of their favourite country Christmas songs,” said David Roberts, The Washboard Union.

Listeners can tune-in to their local stations or online at cisnfm.com/player/, country104.com/player/ or country105.com/player/.

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About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. (TSX: CJR.B) is a leading media and content company that develops and delivers high quality brands and content across platforms for audiences around the world.  Engaging audiences since 1999, the company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompass 34 specialty television services, 39 radio stations, 15 conventional television stations, a suite of digital assets, animation software, technology and media services. Corus is an established creator of globally distributed content through Nelvana animation studio, Corus Studios, and children’s book publishing house Kids Can Press. The company also owns innovative full-service social digital agency so.da, and lifestyle entertainment company Kin Canada. Corus’ roster of premium brands includes Global Television, W Network, HGTV Canada, Food Network Canada, HISTORY®, Showcase, Adult Swim, National Geographic, Disney Channel Canada, YTV, Global News, Globalnews.ca, Q107, Country 105, and CFOX. Visit Corus at www.corusent.com.

About The Washboard Union:
The Washboard Union has become Canada’s preeminent country band with a growing following all over the world. What started out as three best friends and a love of songwriting has grown into the most exciting, recognized and talked about band in country music. Resonating with audiences far and wide from North America to Europe, performing in front of over 200,000 fans last year, The Washboard Union’s dynamic live performances have set them apart as one of the most unique talents in music today. The gold-certified trio had a momnumental year, releasing their album Everbound (featuring the smash singles  “Country Thunder,” “Dock Rock” and “If She Only Knew”) and earning two CCMA Award wins, bringing their career music award total to an incredible 34.

For media inquiries, please contact:
Jamie Jensen
Communications, Global News & Corus Radio
416.593.2036
jamie.jensen@corusent.com

Rishma Govani
Senior Manager, Communications, Global News & Corus Radio
416.391.7361
rishma.govani@corusent.com

For The Washboard Union, please contact:
Adam Gonshor
Sr. Manager, Warner Music Canada
adam.gonshor@warnermusic.com