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Q and A: Jim Cuddy recalls Blue Rodeo's history on Montreal stages

In almost 30 years as a national touring act, Blue Rodeo has performed on a staggering number of stages. The countless bars where they toughened their early country-rock; the soft-seaters that are now natural habitats for big-sky ballads and dirt-road stompers that have become national anthems — it would be easier to list the landmark Canadian clubs and theatres that Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor and their cohorts haven’t played. 5,063 more words


Q&A with Blue Rodeo's Bazil Donovan: "The band is bigger than any individual."

Blue Rodeo’s winter tour stops at Canadian Tire Centre on Feb. 14, again giving sweethearts a chance to celebrate with the beloved country rockers. Lynn Saxberg catches up with bassist Bazil Donovan as the band makes its way across the country. 995 more words

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SLCR #229: Blue Rodeo (January 14, 2016)

It’s 9:45 a.m. on Friday, January 22. I’m washing down my Robaxacet with Diet Pepsi, and The Guy (capitalized because I’m pretty sure that’s his legal name) is fixing the burnt-out element on our stove. 1,649 more words


Social Seen: Nights out at Bridging Encounters and Blue Rodeo

Max Hurd hits some of our city’s best bashes to snap photos for our weekly Social Seen column. He is an Edmonton photographer and designer. Email your event suggestions to Max at arts&life@edmontonjournal.com or tweet Max at @maxwellbrandon. 119 more words

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Concert Review: Blue Rodeo boosts spirits with old and new songs of hope, love and understanding

Blue Rodeo might just be the perfect act for a particularly blue January.

While most of their country-rock songs are replete with aching lyrics and vocals, their hearty and loose arrangements usually offer a sense of hope. 500 more words


5 things to do this week in Calgary

Blue Rodeo; Monday, Jan. 18 and Tuesday, Jan. 19, 8 p.m. At Jubilee Auditorium

After Blue Rodeo’s 32 years and 19 albums, there aren’t too many people who are still on the fence about the roots rockers. 358 more words


Blue Rodeo's recipe for success still works

Sometimes success can be a bit of a double-edged sword, a fact that Blue Rodeo can certainly attest to.

As one of Canada’s most successful bands over the past 30 years, Blue Rodeo has developed a loyal fan base that is dedicated to the band’s music and shows. 723 more words