Category Archives: 2006

Is “Try” an Essential Canadian Song?

Find out the answer on July when the Toronto Star reveals its top 10 essential Canadian songs. Blue Rodeo’s 1987’s classic “Try” is one of several dozen song competing for this honour. Sadly, you can’t vote for “Try” but you …
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Port Elgin Presale on June 23

Yes, the rumours are true, Blue Rodeo will be playing Port Elgin, ON this July. The show will be on Saturday, July 29 at the Queens Bar & Grill. BlueRodeo.com will be holding a presale for this show on Friday, …
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Jacksoul Covers “Try”

What do the Smashing Pumpkins, Sam Cooke and Blue Rodeo all have in common besides creating amazing music? They all have songs that are being covered by Canada’s own Jacksoul on his new album mySOUL. Released on June 20, this …
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Get Your VIP Tickets for Blue Rodeo’s Edmonton show

Starting on Thursday, June 22 at 9am MDT, BlueRodeo.com will start selling special VIP tickets to see the band’s July 28 show at Ed Fest. These tickets are ONLY available through BlueRodeo.com and will give the holder a seat in …
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Blue Rodeo to Play Nanaimo

On July 16, come down to Nanaimo’s Beban Park for a night of great music with Blue Rodeo. The band will be in town to play a fundraiser for the Nanaimo Area Land Trust. BlueRodeo.com will start selling tickets to …
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Attention All Mailing List Members

Have you signed up for the Blue Rodeo mailing list? Have you not received any newsletters over the past few weeks? If you answered “yes” to both questions, you need to re-sign up for the mailing list. We recently switched …
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Jim Appears as a Surprise Guest on CBC Radio

On Saturday, June 3, Jim appeared on CBC Radio One’s “Go” program as the special surprise musical guest. He played “Try” with a string quartet led by Kevin Fox, and made up of these young ladies: Danni, Tiffany and Kayla. …
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Blue Rodeo on BBC Radio Scotland

Last Friday, Blue Rodeo appeared on the BBC Radio Scotland program “Brand New Country.” Show host Bryan Burnett interviewed the band and played some of his favourite Blue Rodeo songs. For the next few days, you can listen to the …
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Jim Cuddy to Appear on the Broadcast of Canada’s Walk on Fame

The presenters for this year’s Canada’s Walk of Fame tribute gala have been announced and Blue Rodeo’s very own Jim Cuddy will be one of them! Jim will present singer-songwriter Jann Arden with her Walk of Fame award. The broadcast …
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Blue Rodeo to Play Port Colborne’s Sunsplash Beach Festival

Another Blue Rodeo summer concert has been announced! The band will be playing Port Colborne’s Sunsplash Beach Festival on June 25. David Usher will open for the band and the venue will be Port Colborne’s own Nickle Beach. Also recently …
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