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Blue Rodeo @ Keelor Family Farmhouse

. : : September, 2013 : : . Blue Rodeo invited CBC Music up to Greg Keelor‘s farm, where their most recent album In Our Nature was recorded. Originally intended to be a rehearsal space to work out demos, the band quickly realized there was magic and began putting the songs to tape. Jim Cuddy, Greg Keelor and co. wanted to recreate that magic, and recorded a collection of many of these new songs live for CBC, performing each in a different room or area of the property, and in differing configurations. The band has officially invited frequent collaborator Colin Cripps into the fold as lead guitarist and backing…

NXNE @ Lee’s Palace

. : : June 9th, 2007 : : . Merry Christmas, and Happy Holidays. As a special, one-time present to the fans of this blog which have helped make it so successful and fun in 2010, I’m going to do something extremely out of the ordinary. Something I will likely never do again. I’m going to post a recording that I didn’t make myself. This is a FM recording of the Bob Harris Saturday Program on the BBC. The show broadcast snippets of the classic night I attended an intimate North By North East (NXNE) festival showcase at Lee’s Palace in order to see headliners Blue Rodeo in a venue smaller…

Kathleen Edwards @ Drake Underground

. : : April 27th, 2010 : : . I’ve come to learn that seeing a band more than once on the same tour is risky. Seeing them play several consecutive shows is even more risky. The odds are extraordinarily good that you will largely end up hearing the same setlist, song-for-song, over the course of each night. I’ve come to appreciate the small differences — the same songs in a different order, perhaps. Or that one or two different songs thrown in around the middle, maybe. So, when Kathleen Edwards announced that she would be performing a weekly residency gig at the Drake Underground to…