Friday, October 26, 2012
Vintage Video: “Rebel” Live At The Horseshoe, 1989
Happy Friday! To help get you through the day, here’s another never-before-seen vintage video shot at the Horseshoe Tavern in 1989. This time it’s the guys running through the Outskirts classic, “Rebel”.
Have a great weekend, and keep your eyes open for an exciting announcement on Monday!
Friday, October 19, 2012
Blue Rodeo on Canada AM
Heads up! To celebrate the release of their new box set, Blue Rodeo: 1987 – 1993, the guys will perform live on CTV’s Canada AM this upcoming Wednesday, October 24.
If you live in the Toronto area and would like to attend the show, you’re in luck! The folks at Canada AM have 20 pairs of tickets to give away.
To get yourself on the list, just email [email protected] and let them know you’d like to be in the studio audience. This is a first-come, first-serve offer, so be quick!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Win Tickets To See Blue Rodeo & Friends — The Silver Anniversary Concert
On October 29 Blue Rodeo will perform a special Silver Anniversary Concert with friends old and new at the Glenn Gould Theatre in Toronto. CBC will record the show, and it will be aired on the radio and online in the near future. Stay tuned for more news!
We can’t reveal who the special guests will be just yet, but you can find out firsthand by winning one of 10 pairs of tickets that we’re giving away to the taping. To enter, just send an email to [email protected], containing your full name and phone number, and tell us who you’d like to see cover Blue Rodeo. Which artist would you love to hear cover which Blue Rodeo song?
PLEASE NOTE: This contest is just for admission to the taping — transportation is not included. Also, your choices won’t have an impact on the show itself, they’re just for fun! This contest will close on Thursday, October 25 at 5 pm EDT, so make sure you’ve got your entries in before then, and good luck!
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Presenting: “5 Day Disaster Week”
Today’s the day: The Blue Rodeo:1987 – 1993 box set is now available at your favourite record store, from iTunes and in the BlueRodeo.com Store.
To mark the occasion, we’ve got another previously unseen video for your viewing pleasure. This clip shows the band performing the unreleased song “5 Day Disaster Week” (including in demo form on Blue Rodeo: 1987 – 1993) at the Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto in 1989.
Enjoy, and don’t forget to pick up your copy of the box set today!
Thursday, October 4, 2012
New Video: Maestro’s “Reach For The Sky”
Canadian hip hop legend Maestro has just released a new video for his song “Reach For The Sky”. Featuring fellow Canadian (and previous Jim collaborator) Classified, the song is built around a sample of Blue Rodeo’s classic “Try”, and features cameos from a host of Canadian musicians, including Jim!
Head to Exclaim.ca to watch the “Reach For The Sky” video now.
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
Watch a never-before-seen performance of “Rose Coloured Glasses”
To celebrate the release of the Blue Rodeo: 1987 – 1993 box set, we’ve dug up this performance of “Rose Coloured Glasses” live from The Horseshoe in Toronto, ON. The footage was shot in 1989 and features a young Blue Rodeo in a never-before-seen rendition of the Outskirts stand-out.
Share the video with your friends and don’t forget to pre-order your copy of Blue Rodeo: 1987 – 1993!
Friday, September 21, 2012
First Listen: Try (25th Anniversary Remix)
Here it is: Your first listen to the new 25th Anniversary Remix of Blue Rodeo’s classic hit “Try”, drawn from the fully remixed version of the band’s debut, Outskirts, included in the forthcoming eight-disc box set, Blue Rodeo: 1987 – 1993.
Have a listen to the track below, request it at your favourite radio station and don’t forget to pre-order your copy of Blue Rodeo: 1987 – 1993!
Friday, September 14, 2012
Blue Rodeo In Spain This Fall
Blue Rodeo have just confirmed a series of eight dates in Spain this upcoming November. Beginning on November 6 in Madrid, the band will visit Sevilla, Valencia, Barcelona, Vitoria, Gijon, Marlloca and San Sebastian.
For more details about these shows, please visit the Tour page now. We’ll be adding links for tickets as they become available, so stay tuned!
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Blue Rodeo: 1987-1993, Coming October 16
On October 16, Blue Rodeo will release Blue Rodeo: 1987–1993. The project, which has been two years in the making, celebrates the landmark of their 25-year recording career and is available for pre-order now from the BlueRodeo.com Store.
Blue Rodeo: 1987–1993 contains a treasure trove of material for fans including remastered versions of the band’s first five studio albums, unreleased music such as demos for Casino, studio outtakes and a completely remixed version of Outskirts, done by Greg himself.
The set also includes a 44-page booklet with rare photos and an essay written by Jason Schneider in which the band talks extensively about the early days, their reaction to their success and how they turned down an opportunity to work with the Beatles engineer Geoff Emerick.
When you pre-order Blue Rodeo 1987–1993 from the BlueRodeo.com Store, you’ll instantly receive a rare video of the band performing the unreleased song “Let It Ride” live at the Horseshoe Tavern in 1989 AND footage from the legendary Blue Movies!
If all of this isn’t exciting enough, a remixed and re-mastered version of “Try” is set to be released to radio in the coming weeks. So keep an ear out for a new take on this treasured hit that promises to bring out nuances fans never had a chance to hear before.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Search & Win Program Ending
The Blue Rodeo Search & Win program will be closing on August 20. Until then, the Blue Rodeo Swag Store will remain active and prices have been lowered on all items in the store. After August 20, all your Blue Rodeo Swag Bucks will be redeemable at the Swagbucks.com Swag Store, where you can also continue to build your Swagbucks account. We are sorry for this sudden change, but Swagbucks.com will ensure that you still have the ability to earn and spend your Swag Bucks for the rewards you earn.