Wednesday, April 11, 2007
Catch the Jim Cuddy Band in Guelph
Friday the 13th might be an unlucky day for some but if you want to catch Jim Cuddy in Guelph then this Friday is a day you want to circle on your calendar. That’s because the BlueRodeo.com Store will be hosting a presale starting at 11am EDT this Friday for Jim’s October 5 show at Guelph’s River Run Theatre. You’ll want to make sure that you’re online right at 11am for this show because we have the best seats in the house – all of the first four rows!
*This show is now off sale.*
Monday, April 2, 2007
Congratulations Jim Cuddy
On Friday night, Jim picked up the award Adult Alternative Album of the Year, beating such tough competition as Neil Young and Ron Sexsmith.
Sadly, Jim’s Juno hockey team the Rockers weren’t so lucky. On Saturday they lost the Juno Cup to the NHL Greats by a score of 11-9. To chat about the Juno Cup, head over here. To chat about Jim’s Juno win, check out this thread.
Thursday, March 8, 2007
Catch the Corner Gas season finale!
On Monday, March 12, CTV will be airing the season finale of their hit comedy Corner Gas. Blue Rodeo fans will likely want to catch this as we’re told that “Bad Timing” plays a key role in the episode. Corner Gas airs at 8pm on CTV channels across Canada.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
This Year’s Songwriters’ Circle to Feature Jim Cuddy
Jim Cuddy has been named as the host of this year’s Junos Songwriters’ Circle. Every year, the Songwriters’ Circle gives ordinary people the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of Canada’s finest songwriters who share their stories and songs that made them famous during an afternoon concert. This year’s Circle also feature Carolyn Dawn Johnson, Colin James and Susan Aglukark and takes place on Sunday, April 1, 2007 at the Sid Buckwold Theatre in Saskatoon, SK.
Tickets for this intimate event will go sale through Ticketmaster starting on March 3 at 10am CT. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 306-938-7800. For more information on the Songwriters’ Circle, check out its website.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
Catch Words to Music: The Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame….
… and watch Jim and Oh Susanna perform a wonderful cover of Sylvia Tyson’s “You Were On My Mind.” This awards show, which honours the best in Canadian songwriting, will air on CBC Television on Monday, March 5 at 8:00pm (8:30NT) local time. Other performances include George Canyon covering Wilf Carter and Measha Brueggergosman’s amazing interpretation of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now.”
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
Jim is Nominated for Two Junos
Congratulations Jim on your Juno nominations! Jim is up for Single of the Year for “Pull Me Through” and for Adult Alternative Album of the Year for The Light That Guides You Home. This year’s Juno Awards will be handed out in Saskatoon on Sunday, April 1. You can watch and see if Jim picks up an award or two by tuning into CTV the night of April 1.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
Vote for Jim!
Help Jim’s solo single “Pull Me Through” hit number one on the MuchMoreMusic Top10.com by voting for it. Voting is quick, easy and you can vote as many times as you want. Then tune into the MMMTop10.com at 6pm Tuesday through Friday to see where Jim placed.
Monday, January 29, 2007
Catch Jim Paying Tribute to Paul Simon this Thursday on CBC Television
Last summer, during the Montréal International Jazz Festival, Jim took part in a special concert entitled “A Tribute to Paul Simon.” On Thursday, February 1, CBC Television will air a recording of that show that features Jim and other musical greats such as Elvis Costello, Colin James, Holly Cole and Daniel Lanois paying tribute to Paul Simon.. Catch it on your local CBC station at 9pm local time.
Wednesday, January 17, 2007
The Glorious Decline Makes CMJ’s Top Ten List
We here at BlueRodeo.com want to congratulate Bob Egan on having his current solo record, The Glorious Decline, named as one of CMJ New Music‘s top ten albums of 2006. The music magazine’s review of Bob’s solo album, which also appears in the same issue, declares that the Glorious Decline “spreads his sonic repertoire out on the table, lays all its parts bare and dares the listener to have faith that the remaining eight tracks will follow through on the promise of its hypnotic nuance.” Read the complete review here.
Friday, January 12, 2007
Bob Egan To Help Out On New Great Lake Swimmers Album
Bob will be lending a hand on Ongiara, the second full-length release from alt-country/indie rockers Great Lake Swimmers. Their new record is set to hit stores on March 27 and will also feature Serena Ryder, Final Fantasy’s Owen Pallett and Sarah Harmer.