• About Open Road Recordings

    Founded and led by President and Manager Ron Kitchener, with offices in Toronto and Nashville, Open Road Recordings is a full service record label dedicated to A&R, marketing, promotion, publicity, licensing services and talent development. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2013, ORR – Canada's #1 country record label – was established in 2003 and has, to date, sold over two and a half million albums by artists like Taylor Swift, Tim Hicks, Dean Brody, Johnny Reid, The Road Hammers, Doc Walker, Emerson Drive, Rascal Flatts, Reba McEntire and more. ORR is currently home to award-winning artists Dean Brody, The Road Hammers, Tim Hicks, High Valley, Doc Walker, Madeline Merlo and Blackjack Billy.

    The ORR roster has received multiple JUNO, CCMA and CMT Awards as well as being named Record Label of the Year (5x) and Independent Label of the Year (3x) by the Canadian Country Music Awards Association.