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  • Watch: Gord Bamford releases ‘Ain’t It Grand’ music video, featuring Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy

    Watch: Gord Bamford releases ‘Ain’t It Grand’ music video, featuring Blue Rodeo’s Jim Cuddy

    The artist will be travelling to 29 Canadian cities on his Neon Smoke Tour
  • Sound Check: Dent travels through multiverse on tour

    Sound Check: Dent travels through multiverse on tour

    Reporter Stephanie McKay recommends some shows to see in Saskatoon for the week of Aug. 24-30.
  • Life on the road is Scott Cook's home sweet home

    Life on the road is Scott Cook's home sweet home

    Singer/songwriter Scott Cook is the embodiment of the adage that home is where you make it. The Edmonton-based artist, who performs at The Artesian On 13th on April 27, tours as frequently as anyone else in the industry, travelling city to city, coast to coast, and now continent to continent in his trusty vans. “I’m on […]
  • Road warriors Jane's Party set for Stampede City Sessions in Calgary

    Road warriors Jane's Party set for Stampede City Sessions in Calgary

    If there were any lingering doubts that touring Canada is a less-than-glamorous enterprise for up-and-coming bands, consider the recent experiences of Jane’s Party. In late 2016, the Toronto rockers played to thousands and enjoyed modest gig-to-gig travel times as openers for British singer-songwriter Tom Odell during a European tour. Earlier this week, they were back in Canada […]
  • Passenger coming back to Edmonton with full band

    Passenger coming back to Edmonton with full band

    Passenger will play the Winspear next March 23, travelling back to Edmonton after an enthusiastically received Saturday night show at the Edmonton Folk Music Festival. For the first time, the U.K. singer-songwriter will be touring with a full, four-piece band on a North American tour to promote his album Young as the Morning Old as […]
  • Dead Ranch has found a natural evolution to its sound

    Dead Ranch has found a natural evolution to its sound

    With a sound as guttural as their band name, noise metal act Dead Ranch bring their ferocious jams to The Exchange on Saturday night. Performing the final show of their western Canadian summer tour, the band has spent most of this past month on the road, travelling out to Victoria and back. “The tour has […]
  • Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert a musical journey

    Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert a musical journey

    Beam us up Scotty to the Jack Singer Concert Hall. On April 12, CineConcerts and Paramount Pictures will present Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage Concert. Calgary is one of 100 cities in North America being visited by this tour which began in January. Justin Freer who will conduct the 32-piece travelling orchestra at the Jack Singer […]
  • Sorry, Calgary. Adele's tour isn't coming to town

    Sorry, Calgary. Adele's tour isn't coming to town

    Sorry, Calgary. You won’t be seeing the planet’s biggest pop star any time soon. Unless you’re willing to travel. Adele, the record-breaking British singer, announced dates for a world tour today, and Calgary was nowhere on the list. But unlike past snubs by music’s megastars who skipped Calgary because of the inability of the Scotiabank Saddledome to accommodate […]
  • African Children's Choir brings upbeat music to Edmonton

    African Children's Choir brings upbeat music to Edmonton

    For the members of African Children’s Choir, making music is really about presenting a new vision of what Africa is all about. “It’s a chance to see Africa in a positive light,” explains Emily Gronow, a travelling companion with the 43rd touring group of African Children’s Choir, set to sing in Edmonton Wednesday. “What you usually […]
  • Female-led acts help kick off Bluesfest with electronic vibe

    Female-led acts help kick off Bluesfest with electronic vibe

    RBC Ottawa Bluesfest kicked off on Wednesday with the pulsing beat of Full Flex Express, a travelling roadshow of electronic-music acts headlined by Jack Ü, the latest collaboration between Skrillex and Diplo. It was not only Bluesfest’s opening night but also the first night of Skrillex’s second Full Flex tour, a train journey inspired by […]

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