Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Small Miracles Update!
News about Small Miracles continues to trickle out: we can now announce the track sequence for the new album, due out on September 25.
Small Miracles will contain the following 13 songs:
So Far Away
3 Hours Away
It Makes Me Wonder
Where I Was Before
You can listen to a few samples from the new album, as well as a special message from Greg and Jim, by texting BR to 12321. Each text costs 50 cents plus any fees your cell provider normally charges.
Wednesday, August 8, 2007
Win a Spot on the NOW Barge!
The good people at NOW Magazine have been kind enough to give us two pairs of passes to the NOW Barge to give away to members of BlueRodeo.com. Our contest winners will get to eat and drink with other VIPs while enjoying a view of the majestic Toronto skyline from Lake Ontario before Blue Rodeo’s show at the Molson Amphitheare on August 22. And you never know, the band may came out to say hello.
To enter, all you have to do is purchase lawn tickets through the BlueRodeo.com Store. All those who have previously bought lawn tickets from us have been entered already. If you haven’t bought your tickets yet, don’t delay: The sale — and this contest — closes this upcoming Sunday, August 12, at 11:59pm EDT.
UPDATE: The contest and sale are now over. We’ll announce the lucky winners soon!
Tuesday, August 7, 2007
Blue Rodeo on Ian Tyson tribute
The release of Small Miracles is fast approaching, but there’s some new Blue Rodeo music available now to tide you over until September 25.
In stores now, The Gift: A Tribute To Ian Tyson features the band’s recording of Tyson’s classic “Four Strong Winds”.
Update: This CD is now available in the BlueRodeo.com Store.
Thanks to CodeBlue for the tip!
Wednesday, August 1, 2007
The JCB in Newmarket
Look out Newmarket fans: The Jim Cuddy Band will roll into town for a show at the Newmarket Theatre on September 22. The BlueRodeo.com presale for this date begins tomorrow, Thursday August 2 at 11 AM EDT.
This is an assigned seat venue and we’ve got the first seven rows to sell, so make sure you’re here right at 11 to get yourself the very best seats possible.
Friday, July 27, 2007
New Blue Rodeo single!
Starting your weekend off with a bang!
BlueRodeo.com is thrilled to offer you the first listen to “C’mon”, the first single from Blue Rodeo’s forthcoming album Small Miracles, set for release on September 25. Due to hit radio next week, you can stream “C’mon” from our homepage music player now.
Stayed tuned for more details on the album soon and enjoy “C’mon”.
UPDATE: “C’mon” is now available to purchase from iTunes
Friday, June 8, 2007
Catch Blue Rodeo and Friends On BBC2
On Thursday, June 7, Toronto’s Lee’s Palace saw some of Canada’s finest musical talent gather together to play at the NXNE music festival’s BBC Radio 2 showcase. Performers included Jim Bryson, Kathleen Edwards and of course Blue Rodeo.
If you wanted to be there but couldn’t be, be sure to listen to this week’s edition of BBC Radio 2’s Bob Harris show as it will be airing highlights from this amazing showcase. Bob’s show broadcasts this Saturday, June 9, from 4am – 7am EDT and will be up on his webpage for listening to at your leisure for the next week.
Tuesday, June 5, 2007
Blue Rodeo at North By Northeast
Blue Rodeo has been added to the BBC Radio 2 Showcase this Thursday, June 7 at Lee’s Palace in Toronto. The band’s set will be recorded for broadcast on the BBC’s Bob Harris Saturday Show.
You’ll need a NXNE wristband to get in to the show. Wristbands sell for $28 and can be purchased either at the door or in advance. See NXNE.com for more information.
The full lineup of the BBC Radio 2 Showcase:
9 pm – Oh Susanna
10 pm – Kathleen Edwards
11 pm – Jim Bryson
12 pm – Justin Rutledge
1 am – TBA (you’ll love it – we promise!)
2 am – Luke Doucet & Melissa McClelland
3 am – Blue Rodeo
Hope to see you there!
Tuesday, May 8, 2007
Blue Rodeo to Receive Fellowship from Royal Conservatory of Music
Congratulations Blue Rodeo! On May 22, the band will receive a fellowship for lasting contribution to the arts from Toronto’s Royal Conservatory of Music. The band will receive this award at a special gala where they will perform before other Conservatory members. Previous recipients of this honour include the Tragically Hip, Bruce Cockburn and producer/songwriter David Foster.
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Greg at Harbourfront
Just a reminder that Greg will be performing at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre this weekend as part of The Whole Shebang, an annual event that showcases music, dance, visual art and a number of very talented individuals. For more info on The Whole Shebang can be found here.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007
New Summer Tour Dates
The Jim Cuddy Band will be hitting the road this summer as the opening act for John Fogerty, songwriting wizard behind Creedence Clearwater Revival. Jim and company will be opening for John on the following dates:
- July 18 – Ottawa, ON – Scotiabank Place
- July 26 – Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre
- July 28 – Calgary, AB – Pengrowth Saddledome
- July 29 – Edmonton, AB – Rexall Place Theatre
- July 31 – Kelowna, BC – Prospera Place Theatre
- August 1 – Victoria, BC – Save-On Food Memorial Centre
- August 2 – Burnaby, BC – Deer Lake Park
Tickets for all shows will go on sale through Ticketmaster at 10am local time on Friday, April 20 with the exception of Calgary and Ottawa. Those two shows will go on sale on Saturday, April 21 at 10am local time through Ticketmaster.