An unexpected email sent to members of the Ottawa community Tuesday purporting to be from an organizer of the beleaguered Capital Hoedown suggests there are efforts to revive the country music festival. 218 more words
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Since cancelling the Capital Hoedown music festival, promoter Denis Benoit has done an admirable impression of the Invisible Man, refusing media interviews.
But now Benoit has broken his two-year silence in an interview with the Citizen, revealing his plans to revive the country music festival and describing his reasons for scrubbing the 2012 event in the first place. 916 more words
A blogger who wrote a sarcastic critique about Capital Hoedown head Denis Benoit is now being sued for libel.
Greg Harris, who is the organizer of the different-but-similarly-named O-Town Hoedown country music festival, is facing a claim for $250,000 in damages following two blog posts he published on his website. 354 more words
Denis Benoit, the president and CEO behind the troubled Capital Hoedown festival, is being sued for more than $1 million for allegedly not paying back a loan from 2011. 224 more words
In its third year of operation, Capital Hoedown is both much anticipated and seriously challenged. The event brings together a lineup of musicians, currently under revision due to the loss of Taylor Swift as a headliner. 116 more words