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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

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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


Six must-see February concerts in the 6

(By: Gabrielle Reyes)

As the dust of the new semester settles, and 2017 is now in full swing, all that’s left to do is find a show (or two) to see in the city. 656 more words


Canadian classics: Five things about Blue Rodeo and Ron Hawkins

Blue Rodeo is performing two Jubilee Auditorium concerts this weekend with Ron Hawkins & the Do Good Assassins opening. Here are five things about the bands and Saturday night’s show. 979 more words


Blue Rodeo: still the kings of Canadian country-rock

There are very few surprises to be found at a Blue Rodeo concert.

That isn’t to say that they don’t switch it up. Dual frontmen Jim Cuddy and Greg Keelor have always been careful to dip into their considerable back catalogue for deep cuts every tour, this time opening with the scrappy Heart Like Mine from their debut, the now 30-year-old Outskirts. 546 more words


10 things to do in Edmonton this week: Blue Rodeo and Star Killing Machine

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The yearly jaunt out west by the unflagging musical machine that is Blue Rodeo coincides with the release of their 15th studio effort, 1000 Arms. 1,301 more words

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