Blue Rodeo will kick off 2013 with a coast to coast Canadian tour.
According to a news release posted today on their official website, the veteran Canuck country rockers will visit 25 cities next year in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their debut album “Outskirts.”
The trek begins Jan. 2, 2013 in Whitehorse, YT at the Yukon Arts Centre on and ends with a 2-night stand on Feb. 15 and Feb. 16, 2013 in Hamilton, ON at Hamilton Place Theatre.
Tickets go on sale to the public Friday, Nov. 2 with prices ranging from approximately from $25.00 – 65.50 (fees not included), depending upon seat, city and venue at Ticketmaster, Evenko.co and local venues.
Presales begin Tuesday, Oct. 30.
Other Canadian dates include:
Jan. 5 Vancouver, BC – Orpheum Theatre.
Jan. 6 Victoria, BC – Save On Foods Memorial Centre.
Jan. 8 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Jan. 9 Edmonton, AB – Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Jan. 10 Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Jan. 11 Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
Jan. 12 Yellowknife, NT – Yellowknife Multiplex Arena.
Jan. 14 Regina, SK – Conexus Arts Centre.
Jan. 15 Saskatoon, SK – TCU Place.
Jan. 16 Winnipeg, MB – MTS Centre.
Jan. 18 Halifax, NS – Halifax Metro Centre.
Jan. 19 St. John’s, NL – Mile One Centre.
Jan. 24 Kitchener, ON – Centre In The Square.
Jan. 25 Barrie, ON – Barrie Molson Centre.
Jan. 26 Oshawa, ON – General Motors Centre.
Jan. 27 Belleville, ON – Empire Theatre.
Jan. 28 – Belleville, ON – Empire Theatre.
Jan. 30 – North Bay, ON – Capitol Centre.
Jan. 31 Sarnia, ON – RBC Centre.
Feb. 1 Toronto, ON – Massey Hall.
Feb. 2 Toronto, ON – Massey Hall.
Feb. 6 London, ON – Budweiser Gardens.
Feb. 7 Sudbury, ON – Sudbury Arena.
Feb. 8 Montreal, QC – Place des Arts.
Feb. 9 – Kingston, ON – K-Rock Centre.
Feb. 11 Iqaluit, NU – Nakasuk School.
Feb. 14 Ottawa, ON – Scotiabank Place.
See Blue Rodeo’s official website for more details.
Earlier this month, the Canada Music Hall of Famers released an eight-disc box set titled “Blue Rodeo 1987-1993, “ which contains newly remastered versions of the band’s first five albums, a collection of outtakes and demos from the Casino sessions, an exclusive disc of previously unreleased material titled Odds & Ends and a brand new, entirely remixed version of the band’s debut, Outskirts, produced by Blue Rodeo’s Greg Keelor.
Did you know? Blue Rodeo was officially inducted into the Canada Music Hall of Fame at a ceremony held during the 2012 Juno Awards.