News Archives: October 2012

Start Your Christmas Shopping Early

October 29, 2012

To help celebrate today’s announcement of Blue Rodeo’s cross-Canada tour, we’ve discounted some merchandise items in the BlueRodeo.com Store. This is the perfect time to suit up in the 2010 Tour Hoodie Sweatshirt (available in both ladies’ and men’s styles) or the 2010 Tour Long-Sleeve T-Shirt (also available in both ladies’ and men’s styles).

Start your Christmas shopping early by checking out these and other great items in our Sale section. But don’t wait too long because once these items are gone, they’re gone for good!

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Blue Rodeo Announces 2013 Tour; Presales Start Tomorrow!

October 29, 2012

To celebrate 25 years since the release of Outskirts, Blue Rodeo is hitting the road, like true Canadians, in January and February of 2013. The tour will kick off in Vancouver on January 5, and makes its way to another 24 cities across the country. For a look at the complete list of shows, please visit the Tour page now.

Beginning tomorrow, October 30, BlueRodeo.com will be holding ticket presales for most of these newly announced dates. You’ll need to log into your account to participate in the presales. If you don’t already have a free account, sign up now!

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Vintage Video: “Rebel” Live At The Horseshoe, 1989

October 26, 2012

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!

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Blue Rodeo on Canada AM

October 19, 2012

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!

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Win Tickets To See Blue Rodeo & Friends — The Silver Anniversary Concert

October 16, 2012

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!

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Presenting: “5 Day Disaster Week”

October 16, 2012

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!

 

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New Video: Maestro’s “Reach For The Sky”

October 4, 2012

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.

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Watch a never-before-seen performance of “Rose Coloured Glasses”

October 2, 2012

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!

 

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