Category Archives: 2009


October 1, 2009

Blue Rodeo is returning to the Festival Theatre in Stratford, ON, on December 4 and 5.  And starting Monday October 5, at 11 am EDT, will have tickets available for your presale purchases.  Ensure that you are logged in to your Member account (and that your payment and delivery info is all up-to-date) first thing Monday morning because these tickets will go fast!

Hey Western New York, we haven’t forgotten about you! Tomorrow morning, October 2, at 11 am EDT, tickets for the November 19 show at the Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda will be on sale through

Check out the Tickets page for links to all of these presales.

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New Album Track List Revealed

September 29, 2009

Blue Rodeo’s new album The Things We Left Behind is due to be released November 10, and we can now reveal the track listing for this double disc / double vinyl recording.  Read on after the jump for the full run down.

CD One
Vinyl A Vinyl B
All The Things We Left Behind One Light Left In Heaven
One More Night Million Miles
Waiting For The World Gossip
Never Look Back
CD Two
Vinyl C Vinyl D
Don’t Let The Darkness In Your Head You Said
Arizona Dust And When You Wake Up
In My Bones Venus Rising


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Blue Rodeo Show Their Olympic Spirit at Vancouver 2010

September 22, 2009

It has been announced that Blue Rodeo will take part in Whistler Live!, a free concert presented by the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad.  The performance is schedule for February 28, 2010, in the Whistler Village Square. You can visit the Vancouver 2010 Cultural Olympiad website for more information, and please also visit the Official Website of Whistler.  Some good advice: take the Sea to Sky Highway shuttle bus from Vancouver as this will be the best way to get into Whistler during the Olympics.

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UPDATE: US Dates Announced

September 15, 2009

Following the release of The Things We Left Behind on November 10, Blue Rodeo will make a brief trip to the US for a series of 5 dates, including two special nights in New York City: one, an acoustic performance and the other fully electric.

For a look at the complete list of shows, please visit the Tour page now. Information on ticket sales will be added as we receive it, so check back often. Tickets for these shows will be on sale to members Thursday, September 17, in the Store.

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Blue Rodeo set to release new album on November 3

September 8, 2009

At last, the news you’ve all been waiting for: Blue Rodeo’s twelfth studio album, The Things We Left Behind will be released on November 3, 2009.

We’ll be sharing many more details in the coming weeks, so make sure you keep an on this space, and register for the mailing list if you haven’t already.

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CBC-TV Documentaries

August 31, 2009

CBC-TV has a couple of very interesting documentaries airing on Thursday nights for the next few weeks.  Each of these programs take a look back at the Canadian music scene in the 1970s and 1980s.  This Beat Goes On focuses on the ground-breaking era of great sounds, from glam and progressive rock to punk and reggae of the 1970s.  From Gordon Lightfoot and Burton Cummings to Trooper and Loverboy, by the end of the decade the Can-rock revolution had arrived.

The second documentary, Rise Up puts the spotlight on the 1980s, an era of big hair and bigger shoulder pads.  MTV and MuchMusic have arrived, giving homegrown artists the ability to take off internationally. The late 80s sees the rise of some diverse new sounds, including the alt-country of our own Blue Rodeo and Cowboy Junkies and the hip hop beats of Maestro and Michie Mee.

Follow and join in on the conversation about these documentaries right now in the forum.   And check your local CBC-TV (and CBC Newsworld) schedules for dates and air times.

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Catch The Swallows!

August 17, 2009

Glenn Michem’s side project, The Swallows, is touching down this Thursday, August 20, at Toronto’s Graffiti’s, located in Kensington Market. This pay-what-you-can show starts around 10, with doors opening at 9:30 pm.

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A Concert for the Kids with the Jim Cuddy Band

August 7, 2009

On October 6, the Jim Cuddy Band will perform at the Grand Theatre in London, ON, for A Concert for the Kids, a fund raising event for the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Bethany’s Hope Foundation and the George Bray Sports Association. Tickets for this very special show go onsale Monday, August 10 at 10 am EDT.

You must be a member to take advantage of our presales, so create an account now if you don’t have one already. And for a look at the complete list of upcoming JCB and Blue Rodeo shows, check out the Tour page.

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Canada’s Walk of Fame

June 16, 2009

Hey Blue Rodeo fans – we did it! Canada’s Walk of Fame has just announced that one of this year’s inductees is none other than our own Blue Rodeo! Congratulations! Without all of your support and votes, this obviously could not have happened.  Give yourselves a pat on the back.

And big congrats to members Bluegirl and julesheart for winning trips to the prestigious ceremony happening in September.  They will have the opportunity to mingle with the stars!

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