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
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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
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 email@example.com or tweet Max at @maxwellbrandon. 119 more words
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
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