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The Higgins To Perform at Country 107.1 Breakfast Broadcast
December 11, 2009

Country 107.1 logo

The Higgins will be performing along with Damian Marshall and AJ Woodworth at Country 107.1's Christmas Breakfast & Broadcast. Steve Fanning will be broadcasting the More Music Morning Show live from Rockwell's Bar & Grill in Mission, BC.

Country 107.1 will be collecting donations for the Mission Christmas Bureau, and there will be free coffee and a light breakfast for everyone who brings down a donation.

Visit www.country1071.com for all the details.


The Higgins To Perform at JRFM Breakfast
December 1, 2009

JRFM

Announced this morning by JRFM's Waking Crew - Clay St.Thomas and Karen Daniels - The Higgins will be performing along with Aaron Pritchett, Jessie Farrell and Paul Brandt at the annual Basics for Babies Breakfast.

This great fundraiser will be held at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey, BC. Admission to the Breakfast is by donation to Basics for Babies and includes a complimentary continental breakfast. The Higgins will be performing 2 songs at 6:00am. Come see the show live, listen to 93.7 FM in Vancouver, or listen live at www.jrfm.com.

> Go to JRFM.com for all the details.


Christmas Shows Added
November 9, 2009

Our Christmas shows are booked and confirmed. We have been busy preparing our own special renditions of some classic Christmas songs - The First Noel, Silver Bells, Winter Wonderland and more! We'd love for you to join us at one of our Christmas shows:

Nov 27 - Merritt Country Christmas, Merritt, BC
Nov 28 - Spirit Square Dedication, Merritt, BC
Dec 4 - CKNW's Orphan's Fund Drive, Vancouver, BC
Dec 4 - CBC's Open House & Food Bank Fundraiser, Vancouver, BC
Dec 11 - JRFM's Basics for Babies Breakfast, Surrey, BC
Dec 11 - Jessie Farrell & Friends, Surrey, BC

Check out the Shows page for all the details!


The Higgins Win Group of the Year & More!
October 26, 2009

BCCMA

This past weekend, at the 33rd annual BC Country Music Association (BCCMA) Awards, The Higgins were honoured by their peers and fans in being named winners in the following categories:
- GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
- VIDEO OF THE YEAR
    (Real Thing, Director: Stephano Barberis)
- WEBSITE OF THE YEAR
    (Webmaster: Maria Higgins)

And congratulations to our bass player, Dennis Marcenko, for taking home a well-deserved Bass Player of the Year award.

Eileen, Kathleen and John wish to thank the BCCMA, our friends at country radio, Open Road Recordings, our management and support team, our band, and our families. Thank you CMT, Factor, and SOCAN for your continued support.

Special thanks to the people who buy our music and come to our shows - we couldn't do it without you!

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Feature on Global Morning News
October 20, 2009

Global TV BC

In advance of the BC Country Music Association Awards, where The Higgins have 14 nominations, John, Eileen, and Kathleen will be featured in a segment on Global Morning News. The feature will include their lively interview with the legendary, Red Robinson. Watch for it Wednesday morning (Oct 21st) sometime around 8:00am PST.


Kathleen is a Guest Judge on Karaoke Star
October 19, 2009

Karaoke Star

Watch out country karaoke hopefuls- our sister Kat is joining the judging panel on this week's episode of Karaoke Star on CMT! Also joining her to critique this round is our good friend Aaron Pritchett. The finals are being held in gorgeous Banff, AB, and will air this Thursday night at 8 pm Pacific, with encore showings TBA.

Back in BC, we're getting ready for the BCCMA Awards, happening this coming weekend. We'll be performing at the Director's Awards Saturday night, and then on the Sunday Awards Show at the Red Robinson Theatre, where we'll be debuting a brand new song!! For complete information go to www.bccountry.com.


New Photos Added to the Gallery
October 10, 2009

It's been a very busy summer, and now we have the photos to prove it! Check out all the new photos in the Performances and Behind the Scenes sections of the Photo Gallery. Here's a sneak peek:


BCCMA Awards Nominations Announced
September 2, 2009

BCCMA

The B.C. Country Music Association (BCCMA) just released the list of nominees for it's 33rd Annual Awards Show, and we're stunned to find out that The Higgins and team are included in an amazing 14 different categories! This is a little overwhelming and a huge compliment considering it's coming from our music industry peers in our own home province!

We've been nominated as a group for Entertainer of The Year, Fan's Choice Award, Group/Duo of The Year, Single of The Year (for Second Hand Car), Traditional Country, Roots/Canadiana, and SOCAN Song of The Year! Plus, John is nominated for All-Star Band (guitar) and Eileen for Special Instrument (mandolin).

In addition, two of our band members - Kyle Radomsky and Dennis Marcenko - are nominated for Drums and Bass respectively, and our producers Paul Shatto and David Wills are up for Producer of The Year. Also, Stephano Barberis is up for Video Director of The Year for Real Thing, and our webmaster Maria Higgins is up for Web Designer of The Year.

To top it off, we've been asked to perform on the show as part of a killer lineup, which includes Crystal Shawanda, Aaron Pritchett, Jessie Farrell, Ridley Bent, One More Girl and Jaydee Bixby.

The main Awards Show will be held Sunday evenin,g October 25th, at the Red Robinson Theatre in Coquitlam, with the Industry Awards the night before at The George Preston Centre in Langley. Tickets are available for the general public at Ticketmaster, or go to www.bccountry.com for more information.


CMT on Tour TV Special
September 2, 2009

CMT on Tour

This summer CMT took Canadian country stars Jason Blaine, The Higgins,Tara Oram & Steven Lee Olsen on the road to 19 cities across the nation. This 1 hour special is a behind the scenes look at all the fun, hard work, and great music that went into this tour. Make sure you tune in! It's going to be a great show.

PREMIERE DATE:
Monday, September 14 @ 7PM - leads into the 2009 CCMA's - (repeats @ 1AM)

ADDITIONAL REPEATS:
Tuesday, September 15 @ 11PM
Sunday, September 27 @ 5PM


The Higgins to Perform at FanFest
August 22, 2009

ccma.org

The Higgins are confirmed to perform at FanFest for the Canadian Country Music Week celebrations. FanFest is an all-day free event that will be held at Granville & Robson Street in downtown Vancouver. The Higgins will join 15 other Canadian acts including Deric Ruttan, Tara Oram, Doc Walker, Johnny Reid, Jason Blaine and many more!

For all the CCMA events happening the week of Sept 9-13, visit www.ccma.org. FanFest will be held from 11am to 3pm, Saturday, September 12th.


The Higgins on Country Hits 2009 Volume 2
August 1, 2009

The Higgins' hit song "Real Thing" is included on the recently released "Country Hits 2009 Volume 2" compilation CD includes hit songs from the past year from aritsts such as Toby Keith, Johnny Reid, Aaron Pritchett, Sugarland, The Rankin Family, and many more! Pick up your copy today at any CD retailer!


The Higgins Nominated for 3 CCMA Awards!
July 29, 2009

ccma.org

We're elated to get the news that we've been given three nominations in the 2009 CCMA's! The categories are GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR, ROOTS ARTIST OF THE YEAR, and SPECIAL INSTRUMENT (Eileen for mandolin). Also, our good friend Stephano Barberis is nominated as DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR for the video of our single, 'Second Hand Car'!

Earlier, we got word that we've been nominated for COUNTRY RECORDING OF THE YEAR for our CD 'Real Thing' at this year's Western Canada Music Awards, to be held in Brandon MB in September.

CMT's filming of us at Merritt Mountainfest and the Merritt Walk of Stars airs this weekend! Airdates on CMT are:
Friday July 31st @ 4 pm Pacific
Sat. Aug. 1st @ 8 am Pacific
Sun. Aug. 2nd @ 4pm Pacific
Mon. Aug. 3rd 10 am Pacific
Tues. Aug. 4th @3 pm Pacific.


The Higgins Nominated for Western Canada Music Award
July 22, 2009

wcma Delta, B.C.'s roots/country sibling act The Higgins are thrilled to be nominated for Country Recording of The Year for their CD 'Real Thing' at this year's Western Canada Music Awards, to be held in Brandon, MB in September.

This year's Canadian Country Music Awards (CCMA's) are being held in Vancouver September 10th-13th, and The Higgins will be participating in several events - including the annual Fanfest. Exact venues and times will be announced soon!


The Higgins Get a Star in Merritt
July 17, 2009

John, Eileen and Kathleen were recently honored prior to their Merritt Mountainfest performance by having their handprints added to that town's Walk Of Stars attraction. The event was filmed by CMT, and will be included in the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown.

Airdates on CMT are:
Friday July 31st @ 4 pm Pacific; Sat. Aug. 1st @ 8 am Pacific; Sun. Aug. 2nd @ 4pm Pacific; Mon. Aug. 3rd 10 am Pacific; and Tues. Aug. 4th @3 pm Pacific.

Upcoming live shows include the Gateway Festival in Bengough SK July 25th; Abbotsford B.C. Agrifair August 1st; Havelock Jamboree in Ontario August 14th; the Hanover Fair in MB August 15th; and The PNE in Vancouver Sept. 6th.


The Higgins to headline JRFM Country Cookout
July 1, 2009

jrfm.com The Higgins will perform at a private Country Cookout hosted by 93.7 JRFM and Bob Saye. You can only get in if you win! You can win food for you and 19 friends including a chef to BBQ it all from M&M Meat Shops, a Power Chef Electric Grill BBQ from Fireplaces Unlimited, patio furniture from Bishop?s Casual Living in Abbotsford and beverages from Dead Frog Brewery!

If you want to WIN the second JRfm Country Cookout, send JRFM your 1 FUN reason. Email contest@jrfm.com, Fax 604-731-0493, or mail to #300-1401 West 8th Ave, Vancouver BC V6H 1C9.

Deadline to enter is midnight on Sunday, July 12. The JRfm Waking Crew will announce the lucky winner on Monday, July 13.


'Second Hand Car' #3 on CMT!
May 31, 2009

cmt.ca The Higgins' video for 'Second Hand Car' continues its steady climb up the charts, landing at #3 on CMT's Chevy Cross Canada Countdown after Alan Jackson's Sissy's Song, and Martina McBride's Ride. Click on the CMT logo link and keep voting for The Higgins!


New Online Store & Merch!
May 25, 2009

House of Bands Logo We have a cool new online store with House of Bands. In our new store you will find brand new t-shirt designs as well as our albums 'Real Thing' and 'Coming Home For Christmas'. All purchases from House of Bands are safe and secure and House of Bands guarantees that all orders will be shipped and received within 10 business days. You can also purchase most merch items at any of The Higgins shows - check out our Shows page to see if we are playing in your area.


Second Hand Car #6 on CMT
May 15, 2009

cmt.ca The Higgins' video for 'Second Hand Car' continues it strong push up the charts, landing at #6 on CMT's Chevy Cross Canada Countdown for the week of May 8 to May 15. Click on the CMT logo link to vote for it and send it to #1!

Head on over to The Higgins MySpace to read the latest blogs recently posted by Eileen.


New Merchandise Coming Soon!
May 13, 2009

It has been a very busy month as we prepare for the summer, especially the upcoming CMT Tour with Jason Blaine and Tara Oram. We have put together some cool, new t-shirts that will be available soon. SIGN UP for our e-newsletter to get the details first (and a sneak peek!). For affordable tickets and other information regarding the CMT Tour, be sure to visit www.cmt.ca. Hope to see you on the road - it's going to be awesome!


Second Hand Car Goes Top 10!
April 17, 2009

cmt.ca The beautiful, artistic video for SECOND HAND CAR jumped into the top 10 on CMT's Chevy Cross Canada Coutndown! Be sure to visit www.cmt.ca and keep voting for it! While you're there, check out the details for the CMT Tour.


The Higgins on Twitter
April 2, 2009

Twitter We have joined Twitter! Visit our Twitter page and become a follower today to get personal updates from John, Eileen, and Kathleen. You never know who will Tweet next!


The Higgins To Hit the Road With CMT!
March 20, 2009

CMT on Tour We can finally spill the beans to all of you! As officially announced this week, we'll be joining our friends Jason Blaine and Tara Oram on an 18-date, cross-country tour sponsored by CMT! "CMT On Tour" will be working its way from West to East, starting in Kamloops, B.C. on May 27th, and concluding in Halifax on June 18th.

We'll be playing our favorites from our Real Thing CD, plus a sneak preview from our new CD which we start recording in the spring. Jason and Tara will be playing their hits for you, too, and we may even join together for a couple of songs! Check back often, as we'll be adding news about ticket locations, contests, and special meet n' greets!

Here's a list of the tour stops--tell all your friends, as we want to meet as many of you as we can this summer! For full details, visit CMT's website.

May 27 - Kamloops, BC- Sagebrush Theatre
May 28 - Kelowna, BC - Flashback's
May 29 - Edmonton, AB - Cook County Saloon
May 30 - Grand Prairie, AB - Stompede Rodeo + Exhibition
May 31 - Calgary, AB - Cowboys Night Club
June 2 - North Battleford, SK - Gold Eagle Casino
June 3 - Saskatoon, SK - Prairieland Park
June 4 - Regina, SK - The Pump Roadhouse
June 5 - Winnipeg, MB - Club Regent
June 6 - Thunder Bay, ON - The Rockhouse
June 7 - Little Current, ON - Mindemoya Arena
June 9 - London, ON - Cowboy's Ranch
June 10 - Kitchener, ON - Dallas Night Club
June 11 - Oshawa, ON - The Corral
June 12 - Sarnia, ON - Industry Theatre
June 13 - Barrie, ON - The Roadhouse Ranch
June 16 - Ottawa, ON - Shenkman Hall
June 18 - Halifax, NS - Casino Nova Scotia, Schooner Room


Acoustic Performance Airing Live
March 9, 2009

jrfm On Friday, March 20th, The Higgins will be joining Clay St. Thomas and Karen Daniels of JRFM Vancouver's Waking Crew, live on location from 'TugBoat Annies' Restaurant/Pub on the Richmond/New West border. John, Kathleen and Eileen will be playing some acoustic versions of their hits and goofing around on air with Clay and Karen, so come down and join with the action! You can also tune in and listen live on your radio at 93.7FM, or online at www.jrfm.com.


EXCITING TIMES FOR THE HIGGINS
March 5, 2009

Kathleen and John are on their way to perform at a great event - the Kinsmen Telemiracle - in Saskatoon. Their sister, Eileen, is at home with her husband, Blake, celebrating the birth of daughter Lauren Marie (6lbs 6oz) on March 1st, 2009. Never a dull moment for the Higgins - Concerts, TV shows, a new family member and their new single "Second Hand Car" has now hit the CMT Top 20 Charts along with being played on many key stations across the country. More to come!!!


The Higgins Nominated for an Indie Award
March 2, 2009

cmw.net/indies The Higgins are nominated for a 2009 Indie (Independent Music Award) for "Favourite Country Artist/Group". Their fellow nominees include Aaron Pritchett, Doc Walker, Gord Bamford, and Tara Oram. The awards will be held March 14, 2009 at the Canadian Room in the Royal York Hotel, and broadcast live to air on xm satellite radio.

For more details visit the Canadian Music Awards website.

CAST YOUR VOTE NOW for The Higgins! Go to www.indiscover.net/indies and click on the link for "Favourite Country Artist / Group or Duo" and VOTE!


The Higgins on Perspectives
February 23, 2009

Eileen, Kathleen and John will be special guests on the nationally televised human interest show Perspectives. They'll be talking candidly about their off-stage lives and how their spirituality influences their music, after which they'll give an exclusive acoustic performance. You can catch The Higgins on the following dates and times:

Joy-TV (Channel 10 in Metro Vancouver) Monday Feb. 23rd at 10:30 pm PST
Joy-TV (Channel 10 in Metro Vancouver) Tuesday Feb 24th at 3:00 pm PST
Vision-TV (national) Friday Feb. 27th at 10:30 pm Eastern (/7:30 pm Pacific)


New Single Hits Radio & CMT!
February 3, 2009

BC's Group of the Year, The Higgins, will release a new single to radio today, "Second Hand Car", written by Kathleen Higgins, Eileen Higgins and Joni Delaurier (Pickup Truck). "Second Hand Car" is the third single from the album "Real Thing" released on Open Road Recordings. Launch the music player to listen to an audio clip. Request "Second Hand Car" at your local radio station - for contact information visit our radio stations list.

The Higgins brand new video for "Second Hand Car", directed by award-winning Stephano Barberis, makes its CMT debut today in heavy rotation! Head over to the Videos page to take a look at behind the scenes videos from the shoot. Also, visit the Photos page for photos from the video shoot.


2009 Shows Announced
January 19, 2009

Check out the Shows page for all the details on the freshly confirmed 2009 performance dates. The Higgins are looking forward to visiting both new places and old friends as they perform at events including the Merritt Mountainfest, Gateway Festival, Hanover Fair, and the PNE. Check out the Shows page to see if they are coming to your town! And, check back often as more dates are still to be confirmed.

> Go to the Shows Page


The Higgins on Facebook
January 17, 2009

facebook.com The Higgins now have an official Facebook page! Join today and keep up-to-date on the latest Higgins news!

> Go to The Higgins Facebook Page


The Higgins on Country Heat 2009 CD!
January 10, 2009

cmw.net The Higgins' hit debut song "Flower Child" is included in an elite group of songs and artists. The recently released "Country Heat 2009" compilation CD includes hit songs from the past year from aritsts such as Carrie Underwood, Aaron Pritchett, Deric Ruttan, Crystal Shawanda, Paul Brandt, and many more! Pick up your copy today at any CD retailer!


The Higgins Nominated for a CRMA!
December 15, 2008

cmw.net The Higgins are nominated for a CRMA (Canadian Radio Music Award) in the category of Best Country Artist or Group. Their fellow nominees include Crystal Shawanda, Jaydee Bixby, Ridley Bent, and Tara Oram. The CRMA press release states, "Canada's hottest music stars will be honoured at the 2009 Canadian Radio Music Awards (CRMA). The Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB) presents the 12th Annual Canadian Radio Music Awards on Friday, March 13th at 12:30 pm at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto, as part of the Canadian Music Week celebrations."

The Higgins Tour News
December 10, 2008

After the postponement of the tour dates with Jaydee Bixby, he has now scheduled the new performance dates for January and February 2009. Unfortunately, due to schedule conflicts, The Higgins will not be able to join the tour as originally planned. All dates with Jaydee Bixby are cancelled, excluding the February 3rd show at the Bell Centre in Surrey, BC. For ticket info, please visit www.hob.com.

'Real Thing' in Top 3 on CMT!
December 1, 2008

cmt.ca The Higgins' video for 'Real Thing' continues it strong push up the charts, landing at #3 on CMT's Chevy Cross Canada Countdown for the week of Nov 28 - Dec 5. Click on the CMT logo link to vote for it and send it to #1!

> Go to CMT.ca and VOTE!

'Real Thing' Moves Up to #6 on CMT
November 24, 2008

cmt.ca The video for 'Real Thing' moved two more spots up to #6 on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown for the week of Nov 21 - 28. Thanks and keep voting!

> Go to CMT.ca and VOTE!

Documentary on CBC's "North by Northwest"
November 24, 2008

cbc.ca/nxnw Have a listen to the CBC North by Northwest documentary on The Higgins - "a visit with the award winning musical family" - that is now posted on the NXNW website.

> Go to www.cbc.ca/nxnw to find the link to the audio file
OR
> Click here to start a direct download of the .ram audio file

Christmas Special on CMT
November 21, 2008

cmt.ca The Higgins make a guest appearance in "Tara Oram's Christmas Carol" (1 hr holiday special). With a glimpse at Christmas past and Christmases to come, Tara Oram learns the meaning of Christmas in this variety special co-starring The Higgins and Jaydee Bixby, with a special appearance by Chris Thorsteinson.

PREMIERE DATE Thursday, December 11 @ 7:00 PM

ADDITIONAL REPEAT AIRINGS:
- Sat. Dec 13 @ 8PM & 2AM
- Sun. Dec 14 @ 10PM
- Wed. Dec 17 @ 6PM
- Sun. Dec 21 @ 11AM
- Mon. Dec 22 @ 9PM & 2AM
- Thurs. Dec 25 @ 11PM

Real Thing #8 on CMT Canada
November 17, 2008

cmt.ca The video for 'Real Thing' continues to move up the charts of the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown, landing at #8 this week. Let's keep voting for it, and see if we can make it go all the way to the top!

> Go to CMT.ca and VOTE!

In-Depth Feature on CBC Radio
November 14, 2008

The Higgins will be featured in an in-depth interview on CBC's North by Northwest (NXNW) radio show airing this Sunday, November 16th at 8:30am. In the Vancouver area you can tune into 690AM, and it will be broadcast throughout the province on other CBC frequencies.

> Visit the NXNW website.

The Higgins Christmas CDs
November 11, 2008

Coming Home for Christmas The Higgins have their Christmas CD, "Coming Home For Christmas" available for purchase on the website, and now they are part of another compilation Christmas album. Here are the official details:

On October 28th, Open Road Recordings released Christmas on the Open Road. This album features seasonal hits from artists like Tara Oram, Jaydee Bixby, The Higgins, Doc Walker and many more.

Also featured are two brand new exclusive tracks from Multi-Platinum artist Taylor Swift, entitled "Christmases When You Were Mine" and "Christmas Should Be So Much More".

Christmas on the Open Road

Platinum-selling artist, Johnny Reid, contributes a newly recorded, never before released version of "Silent Night", BCCMA Award winning group The Higgins have offered a gorgeous version of 'First Noel', and Russell DeCarle (Prairie Oyster) brings us 'I've Got The Blues For Christmas.' This is the first time these tracks have been offered for sale in Canada.

Christmas on the Open Road will be a Christmas album you go back to year after year. Put simply, it's a classic.

Follow the link to find "Christmas on the Open Road" on iTunes.
Christmas on the Open Road on itunes

Jaydee Bixby Tour Post-Poned
November 3, 2008

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
Country recording artist Jaydee Bixby announced today he is postponing his western Canadian tour dates due to a chronic ear infection which flared up during the Ontario leg of his cross-Canada "Taking Care of Business" tour, in support of his debut cd "Cowboys and Cadillacs".

Bixby saw a doctor in Toronto on October 23, who diagnosed the chronic ear infection which has blocked hearing in one ear, and which has caused Bixby a considerable amount of pain and discomfort. Under doctor's recommendation, the western dates will be re-scheduled for January 2009. The postponed dates [that include The Higgins] are as follows:

- November 9 Memorial Centre, Red Deer **POSTPONED**
- November 10 Knox United Church, Calgary **POSTPONED**
- November 11 Myer Horowitz Theatre, Edmonton **POSTPONED**
- November 12 Rock City, Grande Prairie **POSTPONED**
- November 14 Harmony Hall, Redcliff, AB **POSTPONED**
- November 16 Kelowna Community Centre, Kelowna **POSTPONED**
- November 20 Massey Theatre, New Westminster, BC **POSTPONED**

Fans who have purchased tickets for any of the postponed shows may hold on to them and exchange them for new tickets once rescheduled dates are announced, or return to point of purchase for a refund.

The Higgins Win 6 BCCMA Awards!!
October 27, 2008

Tonight at the 32nd annual BC Country Music Association Awards, The Higgins were honoured by their peers and fans in being named winners in the following categories:
- GROUP/DUO OF THE YEAR
- SINGLE OF THE YEAR (Flower Child)
- ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Real Thing)
- SOCAN SONG OF THE YEAR (Flower Child)
- ROOTS/CANADIANA ACT OF THE YEAR
- VIDEO OF THE YEAR (Flower Child, Stephano Barberis-Director)

Eileen, Kathleen and John wish to thank the BCCMA, our friends at country radio in B.C, Open Road Recordings, our management - DJ McLachlan and David Wills, our band, our support team and our families. Thank you CMT, Factor, and SOCAN for your continued support.

Special thanks to all the awesome performers that make B.C. proud, and the people who buy our music and come to our shows. We're honoured, and couldn't do it without you!

Video News
October 13, 2008

The Higgins music video for "Real Thing" moves up another notch to number 15 on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown, airing on CMT. Keep voting and keep making "Real Thing" climb to the top! > Vote for "Real Thing"

In other video news, we are happy to announce that our website now has a video gallery dedicated to all The Higgins videos! You can browse The Higgins official music videos, performances, and behind the scenes phootage. New videos will be added regularly so come back often to see what's new! > Go to the VIDEO GALLERY PAGE.

New Shows Announced
October 10, 2008

More show dates have been announced for November and December, including some shows with Jaydee Bixby (visit Ticketmaster for tickets to the shows with Jaydee). Are The Higgins coming to your town? If so, we hope to see you there! For more show details go to the SHOWS PAGE.

Nov 8 - Delta, BC
Nov 9 - Red Deer, AB
Nov 10 - Calgary, AB
Nov 11 - Edmonton, AB
Nov 12 - Grand Prairie, AB
Nov 14 - Redcliffe, AB
Nov 16 - Kelowna, BC
Nov 20 - New Westminster, BC
Nov 25 - Langley, BC
Dec 12 - Surrey, BC

Visit the Shows page for details and the full list of performance dates.

Multiple BCCMA Nominations!
October 6, 2008

The British Columbia Country Music Ass'n Award nominees have been announced, and The Higgins and team are leading the charge with a combined 13 nominations! The group is up for eight collective awards- Entertainers of the Year, Group/Duo of the Year, Single of the Year, Album of the Year, SOCAN Songwriters of the Year, Roots/Canadiana Act of the Year, and also Video and Website of the Year!

The individual categories include Guitar player of the Year (John), Special Instrument of the Year (Eileen for mandolin), Producer of the Year (David Wills/Paul Shatto), Bass Player (Dennis Marcenko) and Drummer (Kyle Radomsky).

The Higgins are among the featured performers at this year's BCCMA Awards Show, to be held Sunday October 26th at 7 pm in the Red Robinson Show Theatre in Coquitlam. Others on the star-studded lineup include: George Canyon, Gord Bamford, Jessie Farrell and Aaron Pritchett. The previous night, the BCCMA Industry Awards will take place at Gabby's in Langley, also at 7 pm. This night will be hosted by Nashville's Deric Ruttan. Tickets for the events are availble by calling the BCCMA office at (604) 533-5088.

We have added some pictures from the CCMAs in Winnipeg. Click here to go to the Photo Gallery and view!

The Higgins on CBC Concerts On Demand
September 20, 2008

To kick off the CCMA festivities, The Higgins performed at the Palomino Club in Winnipeg, MB. CBC hosted the event and recorded the live performance. You can now listen to live performances of Flower Child, Factory Girl, Real Thing and more, on the CBC Concerts on Demand website - click here!

Real Thing Jumps to 13 on R&R Charts!
September 17, 2008

After an amazing week at the CCMAs, The Higgins' title track of their debut album - Real Thing - is moving up the R&R Charts. Real Thing jumped from 22 to 13! Thanks to the fans for the support - keep requesting it!

What a Week at the CCMAs!
September 9, 2008

We've just returned from a whirlwind but fabulous time at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Winnipeg. The big news is that Eileen was voted by the membership as the 'Special Instrument Player of the Year' for her skills on the mandolin! Plus, we were honored to be nominated for Group or Duo of the Year and excited to participate in the live Awards Show, aired nationally on both the CBC and CMT.

We had a great time performing at various venues during CCMA Week, including FanFest, and the Gala Awards Dinner, sharing the stage with many of Canada's top country artists. And we want to send a special shout-out to our friends and label-mates Doc Walker for their multiple award wins!

We'd like to thank everyone at the CCMA, Open Road Recordings, and CMT for helping to make this a memorable experience. Also, thanks to our managers, DJ McLachlan and David Wills. And thanks to the staff and crews at The Forks, Casinos of Winnipeg, The Palomino, and Cowboy's for putting on awesome events.

And we especially want to thank all the new friends and fans we made during the week--hope to see y'all soon! Last of all-thanks to all the CCMA volunteers, from hospitality to the drivers--for making sure CCMA week was a success, for the performers and the fans--you rock!! We are looking forward to appearing in Ottawa with Randy Travis and meeting thousands of new friends as we head across the country again this weekend!

Check out our myspace to read a more detailed summary of the weekend's events - Click here to check it out!

See you soon!
John, Eileen & Kathleen

Eileen Wins a CCMA Award!
September 8, 2008

At the All-Star Band Awards & Jam night, Eileen was honoured with the CCMA Award for Special Instrument Player of the Year for the Mandolin. We were very surprised and excited by this acknowledgment of Eileen's talents. Eileen's mandolin playing is an integral part of The Higgins' sound and it is awesome for it to be recognized.

Real Thing Video Released to CMT
August 6, 2008

The Higgins' latest video for the title track of their new album - Real Thing - is released in high rotation on CMT Canada! The video, filmed in North Vancouver, was produced by Arkadia Pictures (Alex Galanis), and directed by award-winning, Stephano Barberis. Request 'Real Thing' today on CMT!

> Go to CMT.ca's Chevy Cross Canada Countdown page

Newspaper Features on The Higgins
August 5, 2008

Members of the press continue to give The Higgins high praise in three new newspaper feature articles. John P. McLaughlin of The Province newspaper in Vancouver, BC highlights The Higgins' upcoming performance at the Harmony Arts Festival. Kristine Theissen, writing for the South Delta Leader, talks about The Higgins remembering their roots. And finally, Kian Khoshnevis, from the North Shore News, writes about The Higgins' 'Family Ties'.

> Go to the Reviews Page

TWO CCMA NOMINATIONS!
July 31, 2008

What an amazing year so far! The CCMA nominations were just released, and The Higgins are nominated in two different categories! It's such an honor to be nominated for Group or Duo of the Year, alongside such great artists as Doc Walker, The Wilkinsons, Ambush, and Emerson Drive. Eileen is also nominated in the "Special Instrument" category for the CCMA All-Star Band Award!

It's already been a wild ride, with our debut single "Flower Child" climbing to #3 on the CMT charts and Top 15 on the Country radio charts, the release of our album, Real Thing, on Open Road/Universal, and our second single "Real Thing" already getting great response from country radio. We are so grateful to have our music and performances recognized by so many.

Thanks to all of our friends and fans for making this possible, and thanks in advance to CCMA voters for their support!
- Kathleen, Eileen and John

GO to the CCMA Website

New Gallery Pictures and Myspace Blog
July 26, 2008

After a successful 3 weeks on tour across BC, Alberta and Ontario, we collected an entire photo album of pictures! We've finally sorted through them all and posted some of our favourites to the Gallery page. There will be even more coming soon so check back again!

> Go to the Gallery page

Kathleen also took a moment to write a quick blog on our myspace, so be sure to check that out as well.

> Go to The Higgins Myspace

'Real Thing' Receives Great Reviews
July 23, 2008

The Higgins' debut album - 'Real Thing' - has already received some great reviews. Follow the link to our Reviews page to see what's being said about the newest Canadian country sensation.

> Go to the Reviews Page

Special on CMT July 21 & 28, 2008
July 17, 2008

CMT special "4 Tracks" is set to air on CMT Canada at 7:30 pm Eastern Time on Monday, July 21st, and again on July 28th! It is a special half hour of music and interviews with The Higgins shot on location at 'the farm' in B.C.!

Real Thing Title Track hits Radio
July 8, 2008

"Real Thing" - the title track of The Higgins' new album - is released to radio today! Find your local radio station in our radio stations list (click here) to request "Real Thing" today!

Check out the Latest Blogs on MySpace
June 26, 2008

The Higgins hit the road in support of their new CD "Real Thing" and along the way they are posting new journal entries in their myspace. As they have time in each town they visit, different band members will be telling you fans what is happening on the road. Check back often for new entries. (www.myspace.com/thehigginsband)

The Higgins' Debut CD Release
June 24, 2008

The Higgins debut album with Open Road/Universal, "Real Thing", is released across Canada today. The 12 tracks include 9 songs written or co-written by The Higgins'. Visit the Music page (click here) to preview three of the tracks, or the Store page (click here) to purchase a copy online. You can also purchase your copy at most CD retailers. Thanks in advance for the support!

Flower Child Top 5 CMT and Top 15 on Radio
June 16, 2008

The Higgins hit debut single Flower Child continues to hold strong among country's biggest name artists, coming in at #5 on CMT, and #13 on national radio charts. John, Eileen and Kathleen plan on visiting as many stations as possible this summer in support of their new CD "Real Thing" which releases nationally on June 24th.

CD Release Date June 24th
May 29, 2008

The Higgins' new CD, "Real Thing" will be officially released June 24th on Open Road Recordings. The Higgins kick off the release of "Real Thing" with a three day blitz of radio stations in Western Canada. Tuesday, June 24th kicks off with a visit to hometown supporters, JRFM. That night they wing off to Calgary, AB, where they'll be live on the Country 105 morning show June 25th at 7:45 am. That afternoon The Higgins will visit KG Country in Red Deer, AB, at 4:00pm. The next day - June 26 - they hit Edmonton, guesting on the CISN morning show at 7:45am. Later that day, The Higgins will perform a live acoustic set for the winners of the CISN Backyard BBQ. That's just the beginning - listen for The Higgins to appear on your favourite stations soon! Better yet, request them!

Flower Child Video goes to #3 on CMT
May 23, 2008

The video for Flower Child keeps moving up on the CMT charts. It is now #3 on CMT's Chevy Cross Canada Countdown (www.cmt.ca)! Keep voting by going to www.cmt.ca.

Flower Child Video is #5 on CMT
May 2, 2008

For the first week of May, The Higgins' Flower Child video has moved up to the #5 spot on CMT's Chevy Cross Canada Countdown (www.cmt.ca). Thanks to the fans for voting for Flower Child and requesting it at radio - keep it up!

Flower Child Video Nominated for a Leo Award
May 2, 2008

Arkadia Pictures has received a Leo nomination for Best Video Of The Year.
The Higgins' "Flower Child", currently forging its way through the national video top 10, is the video that has acquired the coveted nod. Three years ago, director Stephano Barberis won the Leo for "Best Direction In A Music Video" in addition to three nominations for that very award. The Leo Awards are British Columbia's premier film and television awards and are held in Vancouver in late May.

Congratulations Stephano and Arkadia!

Flower Child Hits Top 20 on Radio
April 29, 2008

The reaction to Flower Child across the country has been fabulous! It's now hit the Top 20 on several national radio charts and rising. We would like to again thank all the guys and gals in programming for helping introduce us to the rest of Canada. We're hoping to eventually meet all of you in person, but until then thanks for getting us out there! A big shout-out to these stations from The Higgins!

CHFX- Halifax, The Farm-Brandon, YL Country-Grand Prairie, Big Dog 92.9 Regina, XL96 Moncton, BX93 London, Country 94 St. John's, KG Country Red Deer, Hank-FM Winnipeg, KIX-Orillia, KHJ-Fredrickton, Country 100 Moose Jaw, B-103-Kelowna, KIX-Kingston, Country 105-Peterborough, CKSW- Swift Current, CFSL Weyburn, CKBI-Prince Albert, CIGM-Sudbury, CKDQ-Calgary and the Rogers Northern Network!

The Higgins Featured On Air
April 29, 2008

Two nationally syndicated radio shows recently featured segments on the group- "Sounds Canadian', hosted by the multi-talented Carolyn Dawn Johnson (thanks for the kind words CDJ!), and 'Canadian Top 10', hosted by Glenn Rogers, who interviewed Eileen for a feature spot.

The Higgins' first video goes Top 10
April 11, 2008

The Flower Child video has broken through to the Top 10 on CMT's Cross Canada Countdown! The video is #9 this week. Thank you everyone! We're so glad to see you all enjoying the song.

Radio Makes Friends with "Flower Child"
March 31, 2008

Flower Child is the first single off our forthcoming CD 'Real Thing',
and we'd like to send a big shout-out thanks to the following
stations who are playing the song:

JRFM-Vancouver, Country 95-Toronto, KX-96-Oshawa, QX-104-Winnipeg,
CISN-Edmonton, CKTY-Truro, STAR 96-Pembroke, Country 107-Abbotsford,
CKDM-Dauphin, Country 103-Kamloops, Giant FM-Penticton, CJVR-Melfort,
CKNX-Wingham, CHMX-Whitecourt, CHNL-Merritt.

Whether it's major cities or smaller communities, we're grateful for
the support. Thanks again to you programmers for making us part of
your musical family! And finally, thank you to the friends and fans for requesting our song and voting for our video!

New Performance Dates Announced
March 30, 2008

Seven more shows are confirmed and have just been added to the Shows page. Are The Higgins coming to your town? If so, we hope to see you there!

May 8, 2008 - Vancouver, BC - opening for Doc Walker
May 17, 2008 - White Rock, BC
June 16, 2008 - Surrey, BC
July 2, 2008 - Peterborough, ON
July 9, 2008 - Lacey, WA
July 10, 2008 - Kirkland, WA
July 11 & 12, 2008 - Courtenay, BC - opening for Earl Scruggs

Visit the Shows page for details and the full list of performance dates.

"Flower Child" Video #14 on CMT
March 28, 2008

The Higgins video "Flower Child" keeps on moving up the CMT charts. As of Friday, March 28, it sits at the #14 spot on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown. Thanks to the fans for voting - keep it up!

"Flower Child" Cracks Top 20
March 10, 2008

The Higgins video "Flower Child" cracked the top 20 videos on CMT last week, airing on the Chevy Cross Canada Countdown in the #20 spot on Friday afternoon. Thanks for voting - let's keep moving it up the charts!

"Flower Child" Radio Release
March 3, 2008

The Higgins are thrilled that their first National single "FLOWER CHILD" hit radio Feb. 29, 2008, a special Leap Year release! Thanks to fans and friends phoning in to their local stations and requesting airplay the initial response has been very positive. The CMT video of "FLOWER CHILD" is now in heavy rotation. The group is grateful for everyone's phone calls to both radio and CMT. Let's keep the ball rolling!

"Flower Child" Climbing
February 29, 2008

The Higgins new video "Flower Child" is CMT's biggest mover this week!"Flower Child" moved from #36 to #25. Thanks to the fans for voting - keep it up!

World Premiere Video Release for "Flower Child"
February 18, 2008

The world premiere of the video for "Flower Child" - the first single from The Higgins' upcoming album - will be on CMT on February 20th. Check out Paul McGuire's "CMT 30" on Wednesday, to see The Higgins new video first!

The Higgins' new album, "Real Thing" will be in stores this Spring. Preview clips of the new tracks in The Higgins music player.

The Higgins Sign with Open Road Recordings
February 14, 2008

The Higgins are thrilled to announce that they have signed with Open Road Recordings. Ron Kitchener, President of Open Road Recordings comments,"I have watched The Higgins develop as performers over the past couple years and there is no question that their timing is NOW, I feel very strongly that their artistic originality and songs are going to connect."

2008 Big Valley Jamboree Artists Include The Higgins
January 15, 2008

Big Valley Jamboree announced their 2008 performer lineup, including The Higgins as one of the Main Stage artists along with Randy Travis, Sugarland, Randy Owen and many more. Details on the Shows page or visit www.bigvalleyjamboree.com.

Congratulations Dennis Marcenko!
October 28, 2007

The Higgins congratulate their bass player, Dennis Marcenko. Dennis received the award for BCCMA Bass Player of the Year at the Director's Awards held at Gabby's Country Cabaret in Langley.

The Higgins to Perform at BCCMAs
October 3, 2007
Hot on the heels of their standing ovation showcase at the CCMA's in Regina, The Higgins have been asked to perform at the BCCMA Awards at the Red Robinson Show Theatre in Coquitlam, B.C. on October 28th.

The finishing touches are currently being done on The Higgins' CMT video for the single "Flower Child." Stay tuned in the coming weeks for details of the launch and release of their new CD!

The Higgins Nominated for 3 BCCMA Awards
September 15, 2007
This year The Higgins are nominated in three BCCMA awards categories: Entertainer of the Year, Group/Duo of the Year, and the Gaylord Wood Memorial Award for traditional country performers. Good luck to the group!

The Higgins to showcase at 2007 CCMAs
August 8, 2007
This year's Canadian Country Music Awards celebrations kick off with a bang on September 7th in Regina. That's the night we'll be showcasing at the Casino Regina Showroom at 11 pm. We'd like to formally invite all conference attendees--plus all our friends in the area--to come out!

Feature Article in The Now Newspaper
August 24, 2007
The Higgins were featured in the August 24th, 2007 edition of the Surrey Now Newspaper. View the article titled, "This is Higgins Country."

The Higgins at the PNE
June 2007
The Higgins are confirmed as headliners at the PNE in Vancouver on Sunday, September 2, 2007. This is one of only a few local performances this summer - don't miss it! View all The Higgins' upcoming performances.

In The Studio
May 2007
We've been very busy over the last few months writing new material and playing some exciting shows!

Highlights include headlining St.Patrick's Day at the Cascades Casino Show Theatre in Langley, and performing for delegates at the OMMA Convention in Merritt, BC. We're also at work recording new material for a Summer 2007 release, and preparing for another trip to Nashville.

We'd like to thank all of our radio friends in Western Canada who have been playing "Flower Child" as an advance release off our new CD. Stay tuned for what may be our next single - "Sounds of Summer." Special shout-outs to THE WOLF/Prince George, BC, Bruce LePerre at CKDM/Dauphin, MB, Kelly and the gang at COUNTRY 103/Kamloops, BC, Brian at NL/Merritt, and our buds Curtis and Steve at COUNTRY 107.1/Abbotsford, BC, for having us play at your Acoustic Concert Series with The Wilkinsons this month!

Hope to see you all this summer!
-John, Eileen, and Kathleen

Canada Day Performance
April 2007
To our friends in Kamloops and the interior - we will be seeing you on July 1st at Riverside Park! Check out the Shows page as more details are added.

Tour Down the I5 Corridor
March 2007
So far we have 9 performances booked all over Washington and Oregon. We are especially looking forward to the Oregon Jamboree on August 3rd! Stop by our Shows page to see if we are headed to a town near you.

To Be Announced
January 2007
Summer 2007 tour dates to be announced soon. Please check back regularly to see if The Higgins will be visiting your area soon. You can also sign up for our email list at the bottom of the page to receive regular email updates.

November 2006
The Higgins Go Near East and Far East for concerts and showcases
We'll be racking up massive airmiles in the next few weeks! We have accepted an invitation to perform with the BC/Canada delegation as part of the Guangdong International Tourism Festival in Guangzhou, China. We will be performing in concert with acts from other Pacific Rim countries in several large venues including the 60,000 seat Tian-He Stadium. It's an awesome opportunity to see another part of the world and introduce our music to a new market. Check back soon as we'll be adding pictures from the trip!
 
At the beginning of December, we're heading down to Nashville to play a couple of music industry showcases. This is something we've been working toward for a long time. We're really looking forward to playing in Music City, making new friends and seeing the places where so many great performers got their start. Stay tuned and we'll tell you all about it!

September 2006
The Higgins to Get Their Own Star on National TV
On Thursday morning September 28th, The Higgins will be awarded their very own star on the Merritt B.C. "Walk of Stars" (www.merrittwalkofstars.com). The event is tied in with the City of Merritt being chosen to be featured in Canada AM's 'Community Challenge'. Hundreds of communities from across the nation entered, and only four were chosen. Merritt prides itself in being 'the country music capital of Canada' through it's support of the Merritt Mountain Music Festival and it's famous Walk of Stars, rapidly becoming a major tourist attraction.
 
The Canada AM live broadcast begins at 6:30 a.m. from the Merritt Civic Arena, and airs on CTV affiliates across Canada. The group will be performing live, after which the star ceremony will take place.

September 2006
The Higgins Nominated for BCCMA Award
We're pleased to announce we've been nominated in the Group/Duo of the Year category by the B.C. Country Music Association for their 2006 Awards. This is the second year in a row for this recognition, and we're quite honored. As part of the events weekend, we've been asked to perform at the Annual Director's Awards on Saturday, October 14th. You can find details on the evening on our Events page. The CBC will be airing a pair of performances soon. On Sunday Sept. 17th CBC TV will air an encore performance of our "Make Some Noise" show featuring the song "Hey Girl". And in the coming weeks CBC Radio One will rebroadcast part of our Sounds Like Summer concert from July.

June 2006
Website Update
The latest website update is complete! We want to make our site as fun and interactive as possible. You can now listen to clips of all of our new music, watch videos, buy merchandise through PayPal, check us out at MySpace.com, and sign our Guest-book. We'd love to know what you think!

March 2006
New Dates Announced for Summer 2006!
We are excited to announce the first of what looks to be a great summer of performances coming up. Over the Canada Day long weekend, June 30-July 2nd, we'll be at the long-running CountryFest in Dauphin, Manitoba. Over three days, we'll be appearing on all three stages, including a Friday mainstage show that features Terri Clark and Lisa Brokop.
 
On Thursday July 13th we've been invited back to rock the mainstage at Merritt Mountainfest, this year opening for the one and only Big N' Rich! This is one we're really looking forward to!
 
On Saturday August 5th, we head south for the Oregon Jamboree in Sweet Home, OR. This is the biggest country festival in the area, and we'll be part of a lineup that features Randy Travis, Gretchen Wilson, Carrie Underwood and the legendary Charley Pride.
 
For more information check out the Shows Page.

January 2006
Feature Article in "The Vancouver Sun"
The Higgins were featured in an article in Vancouver, British Columbia's newspaper - "The Vancouver Sun." Click here to view the article.

November 2005
Feature Article in "The Peak"
The Higgins were featured in an article in SFU's campus newspaper - "The Peak." Click here to view the article.

November 2005
The Higgins to Perform at the 2005 Grey Cup Parade
To celebrate the 93rd Grey Cup, The Higgins will be taking part in the Save-on-Foods Grey Cup parade through downtown Vancouver on November 26th. The Higgins will also be performing in the Vancouver Sun FanFest at the Plaza of Nations at 2:30pm. For more information check out (www.2005greycup.com).

October 2005
The Higgins Nominated for 2 BCCMA Awards
We are pleased to announce that we've been nominated in two categories in the 2005 B.C. Country Music Association Awards--Group/Duo of the year, and the McAuley Horizon Award for new group of the year. We'd like to thank the BCCMA for their continued efforts in furthering the country music scene in B.C. This year's awards are being held on October 16th at the Bell Centre for the Arts in Surrey, B.C.

September 2005
The Higgins Co-Headlining War Child Canada Concert
We've just been asked to appear at a concert to benefit War Child Canada at Burnaby's James Cowan Theatre on Friday, Sept. 23rd. We're co-headlining with Ben Sigston (Matthew Good Band). War Child Canada provides overseas aid to thousands of children victimized by war in various parts of the world. If you'd like to attend, please visit our events page and scroll down for details.

August 2005
CCMA Gospel Show Performance
The Higgins have been chosen to perform at the prestigious Gospel Showcase at the Canadian Country Music Awards in Calgary on September 11th. They will be part of a star studded lineup performing an acoustic show leading up to the CCMA Awards the following night. Also, The Higgins were voted one of the favourite regional performers in a post-event poll taken of fans and musicians following this year's Merritt MountainFest.

July 2005
Feature in "The Now Newspaper"
The Higgins were featured in an article in "The Now Newspaper" (Surrey, BC, Canada). Click here to view the article.

January 2005
Management Deal
On January 17th 2005, The Higgins signed a management contract with DJ McLachlan and W.Tom Berry (McLachlan | Berry International) out of Nashville, New York and Toronto. DJ McLachlan and W.Tom Berry have extensive industry experience managing acts such as Jerry Douglas, Holly Cole, Earl Scruggs and Gino Vannelli.

November 2004
The Higgins to Showcase At NewMusicWest 2004
The Higgins have been chosen to showcase at two venues as part of NewMusicWest 2004, the largest music showcase event in western Canada. On Wednesday evening, November 10th, the group will be performing at The Arts Club Backstage Lounge, 1585 Johnston St, Granville Island (showtime 10 pm). Then on Sunday November 14th, they'll journey out to Surrey to headline at the beautiful new Central City Brew Pub (showtime 7pm). If you're in the greater vancouver area, come on out and enjoy some great music!

August 5th 2004
Feature in The Province Newspaper
Music journalist John P. McLaughlin featured The Higgins in a recent article in The Province. Click here to view the article.

July 2004
Upcoming CD Release!
The Higgins have finished their 6-song EP which contains five originals and two bonus videos. The CD is called "Wild Minds" and was produced and mixed by Mike Fraser, who has worked with music legends Aerosmith, Mettalica and Joe Satriani. You can check out new audio clips and find out how to buy your advanced copy now. The official Wild Minds launch date will be announced soon.

July 15th, 2004
The Higgins Perform at Merritt
The Higgins kicked off this years Merritt Mountainfest by opening the Main Stage with the national anthems and a dynamic opening set. The band was thrilled to play for so many die hard country fans and to share the stage with stars like Jason McCoy and The Wilkinsons. Vancouver Province music writer John P. McLaughlin included The Higgins in his "favourite five" Merritt acts along with Brad Paisley, The Mavericks and Brooks & Dunn. Guitarist John Higgins stated, "Just to be mentioned on the same page as those artists is a huge honor and a great challenge to just keep learning and improving."

March 16th, 2004
New CD Coming Soon
The group is working on an EP CD scheduled for release early this summer. Well known producer Mike Fraser (Joe Satriani, Aerosmith, AC/DC) has taken charge of the project, and will be producing the EP. It will feature great new tunes written and co-written by The Higgins. Many exciting live performances are also planned for the summer, with more dates being added weekly. Click here to see where they'll be.

January 15th, 2004
Happy New Year
The Higgins hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas season. Coming Home for Christmas was a great success. They'd like to thank everyone who bought their CD and helped out on that project. They are now heading back into the studio to start recording original material. Check back for regular updates!

December 5th, 2003
The Higgins Release Their First Christmas Album
Coming Home for Christmas

Coming Home For Christmas is a compilation of traditional and modern holiday music arranged in the distinct style of The Higgins. Tracks include: Winter Wonderland, Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree, Joy to the World, Silent Night, Let it Snow, Go Tell It on the Mountain, Once in Royal David's City, White Christmas and Oh Holy Night. Produced by David Wills and Ron Cote (D & R Productions). (www.norwestaudio.com)

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