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One Random Single A Day #80: "Love and Understanding" (1989) by Blue Rodeo

Here’s something I never thought I’d have to cover: Canadian country music. The mere concept of this genre is ever so intriguing to me, especially since the only country music I’ve ever known has been so steeped in roots of US Americana that it seems almost impossible to separate the genre from the rich history it inevitably contains. 585 more words

The Strumbellas

Review of “Hope” by The Strumbellas

As a middle-aged casual music listener I do not try to keep up with all the latest Canadian recordings. I recently added a few vintage Gordon Lightfoot and Guess Who records and I bought the latest releases from Blue Rodeo and the Great Lake Swimmers —What’s with the fixation on arms?—whom I discovered a few years ago. 498 more words

Arcade Fire, Blue Rodeo, Patrick Watson On Polaris Podcast EP4

Arcade Fire, Blue Rodeo and Patrick Watson were among the acts we spoke to for episode four of the Polaris Podcast.

This episode was focused on four of the albums that received Slaight Family Polaris Heritage Prize designation last year. 77 more words

Shameless Promotion


Hello, friend…

I am feeling the sting tonight of having met someone recently, but learning he has a lady after that feeling of “OOH! I like you!!” got settled into my belly rather nicely. 323 more words

New blood refreshes Blue Rodeo, who play the NAC this weekend

NAC Presents

Blue Rodeo
with the Sadies

When: Feb. 18-19, 8 p.m.
Where: Southam Hall, National Arts Centre
Tickets: $50-$125, at nac-cna.ca

Before you yawn with boredom at the prospect of yet another Blue Rodeo concert, let me tell you about their show in Kingston last week. 867 more words

Local Arts

Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy says Canadians hate Toronto, but love Massey Hall

Blue Rodeo frontman Jim Cuddy knows there’s some underlying disdain for Toronto from fellow Canadians, but says Massey Hall is an exception.

“As much as Canadians have antipathy towards our great city, there are three things that they love: Massey Hall, Maple Leaf Gardens and the CNE,” Cuddy said. 222 more words


Photos: Blue Rodeo, The Sadies @ Massey Hall

Photos by: Mike Fowler –

Iconic Canadian country rock band Blue Rodeo, who released their fifteenth album, 1000 Arms, on October 28th, 2016 via Warner Bros. 308 more words