Hey, hey, I guess it hasn't hit me yet . . . that Blue Rodeo, Ontario's legends of Can-rock,just announced a return to the Scotiabank Centre on February 24. It's going to be a diamond mine of the band's most beloved classics that complements the release of their new Live at Massey Hall album. And check this out: "With every ticket purchase, fans are invited to choose a digital download of any album in the Blue Rodeo catalogue including Live at Massey Hall," says the press release. Dibs on Lost Together. This just made my day. Moms everywhere, rejoice.
Blue Rodeo circa 1990
But the Blues aren't joking around — they're rounding up a real rodeo and re-releasing Casino on October 30, Lost Togetheron November 13 and #1 album 5 Days in Julyon November 27 on vinyl. Tickets for the show range from $55.50 to $69.50. I can't wait to get really drunk on Budweiser and cry to Jim Cuddy's sweet songs. It's in our nature.