2011 News


Jim To Appear on 22 Minutes

Hey Canada, comedy institution, This Hour Has 22 Minutes is airing their Christmas special on CBC this Tuesday, December 13 at 8 pm EST. Be sure to tune in to catch special guest Jim Cuddy! Until then, you can visit the 22 Minutes Facebook page for preview clips from the upcoming hour-long special. If you do happen to miss it, or just want to watch it over and over, CBC also archives past episodes on the 22 Minutes site.


Vote Jim!

Jim Cuddy has been selected as one CBC Radio’s Top 50 Artists of 2011, joining a stellar, diverse list of Canadian and International artists, including Blue Rodeo friends Cuff The Duke, Ron Sexsmith, and Wilco. The countdown of the Top 50 will air on CBC Radio 2′s Drive on December 30, but it’s up to listeners to determine the order of that countdown.

Head to CBC.ca now to vote for Jim as your favourite artist of 2011! Voting closes on December 19, so be sure to vote before then, and the remember to tune in on December 30 to hear the results!


Skyscraper Soul Merch has Arrived!

New merchandise celebrating Jim’s recent release, Skyscraper Soul, is now available to pre-order! Head to the BlueRodeo.com Store’s Skyscraper Soul section to see some great women’s t-shirts, a cozy men’s hoodie, a stainless steel water bottle, and more.

Please note that these items are being presold and will not ship until early 2012.  If you are including any items from the rest of the Blue Rodeo store with your purchase, please consider separating your orders so that shipment arrives in time for the holidays. Customers will be notified when shipping commences.


New Ontario Dates Announced, Presales On Now!

Exciting news for fans in Ontario: Another handful of 2012 dates for the Jim Cuddy Band have just been announced. 


New Red Deer Show Announced, Presale Starts Tomorrow!

A new Alberta date has been added to Jim’s Canadian tour. On January 11, 2012, the Jim Cuddy Band will be playing Red Deer Memorial Centre.

BlueRodeo.com will be holding a presale for this new show beginning tomorrow Wednesday November 16 at 10 am MST.


Two New JCB Dates Announced, Peterborough Presale on Now!

Following the announcement of Jim’s 2012 solo tour earlier this week, two more shows have been added to the schedule, in Belleville and Peterborough.

The BlueRodeo.com presale for Belleville begins Monday, but the Peterborough presale has just begun, so log in to your BlueRodeo.com account now to get your tickets. Don’t have an account? Create one here!

For more details and a look at all of the Jim Cuddy Band’s upcoming dates, check out the Tour page.


New Canadian Tour, Presale Starts Tomorrow!

We’re pleased to announce an exciting new batch of dates for the Jim Cuddy Band! This Canada-wide tour will kick off in early 2012 and hit major cities from Nanaimo to Montreal.

Starting tomorrow, Wednesday, October 19, BlueRodeo.com has got your presale tickets for some of this tour’s best seats.

Head to the Tour page for a complete list of dates and exact presale start times and then this Wednesday, log in to your BlueRodeo.com account to participate. Not a member yet? Sign up here!


Jim to Play Foodstock in Honeywood, ON

Jim Cuddy, along with a star-studded lineup of Canadian musicians, will be performing at Foodstock. The festival is being held as a fundraiser and awareness campaign for a preposed mega quarry that will destroy acres of farmland. In addition to great live performers, 80 of Canada’s best culinary talents will be cooking for the public using local produce from Melancthon Township.

This promises to be an event not to be missed. More information and tickets can be found at the Canadian Chefs’ Congress website.


New East Coast Dates and Presales on Now!

A bunch of exciting new East Coast dates have been announced this week for the Jim Cuddy Band. Happening right now, BlueRodeo.com is hosting exclusive presales for these new shows. You need to be a BlueRodeo.com member to take part, but it’s free and easy to join. Sign up here!

Head over to Jim’s Tour page for a complete list of dates and links to the presales.


Skyscraper Soul Available Now!

It’s here at last: Jim’s new album, Skyscraper Soul, is available now. If you haven’t already picked up your copy, head to your favourite local record shop today, or order it from our online store now. Remember, the two-disc Deluxe CD Edition is a JimCuddy.com exclusive.

We’ve given fans a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Skyscraper Soul over the last couple months, with blog entries from Jim, his bandmates and others who worked on the album, photos from the recording sessions, and intimate video glimpses of the creative process. Don’t worry if you haven’t been keeping up. The entire countdown calender is still available here.