Entries by Mejia

SIX SHOOTER RECORDS BRINGS SHAKEY GRAVES TO CANADA: AND THE WAR CAME OUT OCTOBER 7, 2014.

“More than just a stage name for a seriously talented flatpicker and songwriter…Shakey Graves is becoming an antifolk phenomenon. Unclassifiably original. And frighteningly good.” Thus proclaimed NPR Music of the one-man-band known as Shakey Graves in 2012. The lo-fi vibe of Shakey Graves’ bluesy debut, Roll the Bones, immediately attracted the attention of tastemakers who […]

ANIMISM ON STAGE: TANYA TAGAQ ANNOUNCES FALL HEADLINE TOUR.

2014 Polaris Short List nominee Tanya Tagaq announces performances across Canada this fall, including a rare and intimate club show in Toronto at The Rivoli. Tickets are now on sale for most of the shows listed below. Animism, released in May 2014 on Six Shooter Records to emphatic critical praise, is an album that expresses […]

POLARISMUSIC PRIZE ANNOUNCES POLARIS COVER SESSIONS

The Polaris Music Prize today announced the Polaris Cover Sessions. Recorded at Revolution Recording in Toronto, and mastered by João Carvalho Mastering, the cover sessions feature previously nominated Short List artists’ reinterpretations of a fellow Short List artist’s song. These Cover Sessions include Great Lake Swimmers doing I’m A Mountain by Sarah Harmer, Sarah Harmer […]

New Whitehorse iTunes Session Available for Pre-Order Now!

Whitehorse goes back to basics on a brand new live, stripped-down session for iTunes Canada that captures the duo’s essential sounds – blistering guitars and vocal harmonies. Track Listing: 1. Killing Time is Murder 2. No Glamour in the Hammer 3. Wisconsin 4. Devil’s Got a Gun 5. Dear Irony 6. Jane 7. Peterbilt Coalmine […]

CITY OF EDMONTON DECLARES TODAY CORB LUND DAY:

INTERSTELLAR RODEO’S HEADLINER HELPS TURN FRIDAY NIGHT CANCELLATION INTO MONDAY NIGHT EXTRAVAGANZA. There are many reasons why today should be declared CORB LUND DAY. Extreme weather forced Interstellar Rodeo to cancel the opening night of this year’s festival, and it was Corb Lund and his band’s willingness to play a Monday night make-up show which […]

MONDAY NIGHT LINE UP

We are over the moon to announce our incredible Monday night line up for Interstellar Rodeo: Tom Wilson (Blackie and the Rodeo Kings) Great Lake Swimmers Hey Rosetta! Corb Lund Friday night tickets will be honoured. Tickets will also be available at our box office in Hawrelak Park ($75 adults, $55 youth/senior). Thank you to […]

TICKET RETURN PROCESS

Dear Rodeo Folks, We hope that all of you can join us on Monday night for the make up show with Corb Lund. If you can’t make it Monday, here is the process to get your refund. Friday Single Ticket holders and Transferable Weekend Pass holders: we will honour your ticket on Monday. If you […]

INTERSTELLAR RODEO EXTREME WEATHER UPDATE!

FRIDAY’S PERFORMANCE POSTPONED TO MONDAY. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY FESTIVAL DAYS ARE GOING FORWARD AS PLANNED! Today’s extreme weather may have thrown a wrench into our opening night plans, but the show (and festival) does go on, if only a few days later. Friday night’s Corb Lund performance moves to MONDAY, JULY 28. Saturday and Sunday […]

BLACKIE AND THE RODEO KINGS JOIN THE RODEO LINE UP.

We are thrilled to welcome Juno award-winning Blackie and the Rodeo Kings to this year’s Interstellar Rodeo. The fearless trio of Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing, Tom Wilson will be gracing the Interstellar stage on Friday, July 25 at 7:10 p.m. Justin Townes Earle, who previously held this timeslot, announced last week the cancellation of all […]

THURSDAY JUNE 19, THE HORSESHOE TAVERN. OUTLAWS & GUNSLINGERS + AMERICANA MUSIC ASSOCIATION + NXNE.

Outlaws & Gunslingers and the Americana Music Association join forces again to present an abundance of Americana + Canadiana talent for NXNE 2014. From the big-name artists Jim Cuddy, Alejandro Escovedo and Whitehorse to the next generation of songwriters and performers from Six Shooter Records, Cameron House Records and beyond, the lineup showcases the strength, […]

Tanya Tagaq – ANIMISM is out today!

ANIMISM is out today! In case you missed it, here are links to audio and video of Tanya Tagaq’s chat with Jian Ghomeshi on Q this morning. Enjoy! http://www.cbc.ca/q/blog/2014/05/27/tanya-tagaq-animism/