News Archives: 2011

Blue Rodeo Inducted To The Canadian Music Hall Of Fame

December 12, 2011

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) announced this morning that Blue Rodeo are the 2012 inductees to the Canadian Music Hall Of Fame. The band will be honoured during the 41st annual Juno Awards ceremony, set for April 1, 2012 at Ottawa’s Scotiabank Place, and will be broadcast across the country on CTV.

Speaking about the band’s induction, CARAS President and CEO, Melanie Barry, says: “Blue Rodeo is indisputably one of Canada’s most beloved bands, and I’m pleased that they are continuing their craft and sharing their incredible gift of songwriting and musicality to yet another generation of music lovers. I join millions of Canadians in congratulating Blue Rodeo on this great achievement.”

In reaction to the announcement, Jim Cuddy says: “We couldn’t be more honoured to be going into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. We have always been grateful for our long musical journey above the 49th parallel.”

Please join all of us at in congratulating the band, and make sure you tune in to the Juno Awards on April 1!

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Vote for Jim!

December 8, 2011


Jim Cuddy has been selected as one CBC Radio’s Top 50 Artists of 2011, joining a stellar, diverse list of Canadian and International artists, including Blue Rodeo friends Cuff The Duke, Ron Sexsmith, and Wilco. The countdown of the Top 50 will air on CBC Radio 2’s Drive on December 30, but it’s up to listeners to determine the order of that countdown.

Head to now to vote for Jim as your favourite artist of 2011! Voting closes on December 19, so be sure to vote before then, and the remember to tune in on December 30 to hear the results!

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Skyscraper Soul Merch has Arrived!

November 29, 2011

New merchandise celebrating Jim’s recent release, Skyscraper Soul, is now available to pre-order! Head to the Store’s Skyscraper Soul section to see some great women’s t-shirts, a cozy men’s hoodie, a stainless steel water bottle, and more.

Please note that these items are being presold and will not ship until early 2012.  If you are including any items from the rest of the Blue Rodeo store with your purchase, please consider separating your orders so that shipment arrives in time for the holidays. Customers will be notified when shipping commences.

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Holiday Delivery Cut-Off Dates

November 24, 2011

With the holidays upon us, please keep in mind our Store holiday cut-off dates for delivery before Christmas!

To all you North Americans, have your order placed before December 14. International customers must have their orders placed by December 1.

Wishing you a safe and happy start to your holiday season!

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Jim Cuddy Band in Red Deer, Presale Begins Tomorrow!

November 15, 2011

A new Alberta date has been added to Jim’s Canadian tour. On January 11, 2012, the Jim Cuddy Band will be playing Red Deer Memorial Centre.

To participate in the presale for this show, log in to your account tomorrow Wednesday, November 16 at 10 am MST. Not a member? Sign up here at no cost!

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Jim Cuddy Band in Thunder Bay, Presale Begins Wednesday

October 31, 2011

One more Ontario date has been added to Jim’s Canadian tour. On January 22, 2012, the Jim Cuddy Band will be playing Thunder Bay Community Auditorium.

To participate in the presale for this show, log in to your account beginning Wednesday, November 2 at 11 am EDT. Not a member? Sign up here at no cost!

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Glenn Milchem at Sleepwalk Guitar Festival

October 28, 2011

Blue Rodeo fans in Ontario will want to take note of an exciting upcoming event in Toronto. The Sleepwalk Guitar Festival, happening from November 4-6, promises to be a true celebration of musicianship.

Along with performances with The Sadies, Luke Doucet, and J. Mascis of Dinosaur Jr., the event will host numerous workshops including one with Blue Rodeo’s own Glenn Milchem! Click here to find out more about this great event.

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Two New JCB Dates, Peterborough Presale on Now!

October 20, 2011

Following the announcement of Jim’s 2012 solo tour earlier this week, two more shows have been added to the schedule, in Belleville and Peterborough.

The presale for Belleville begins Monday, but the Peterborough presale has just begun, so log in to your account now to get your tickets. Don’t have an account? Create one here!

For more details and a look at all of the Jim Cuddy Band’s upcoming dates, check out the Tour page.

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New Canadian Tour for Jim Cuddy Band, Presales Start Tomorrow!

October 18, 2011

We’re pleased to announce an exciting new batch of dates for the Jim Cuddy Band! This Canada-wide tour will kick off in early 2012 and hit major cities from Nanaimo to Montreal.

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19, has got your presale tickets for some of this tour’s best seats.

Head to the Tour page for a complete list of dates and exact presale start times and then this Wednesday, log in to your account to participate. Not a member yet? Sign up here!

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New Jim Dates for Atlantic Canada – Presale on Now!

October 6, 2011

Here’s a really quick announcement for Jim fans in Atlantic Canada: The Jim Cuddy Band has been scheduled to play two new shows in Nova Scotia. Jim will be taking the stage on November 20 at the Savoy Theatre in Glace Bay and on November 24 at Marigold Cultural Centre in Truro.

Our presales for these shows are happening right now, and not for long, so log in to your account for a chance at some of the best seats in the house. Not a member? Sign up here!

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