Lil’ Wayne free at last, at Rexall April 28

Experience the excitement only a free man can feel, a free man at the start of a long journey whose conclusion is uncertain – when Lil Wayne comes to town! Jail is worth its weight in hype for this particular rap superstar as he embarks on his I’m Still Music tour. The 28-year-old rapper performs […]

Death Cab for Cutie gets sensitive in Edmonton

Welcome to another episode if Who Named the Band? Our guest today is Death Cab for Cutie, which brings its breezy yet sensitive brand of morbidly artistic pop rock music to the Shaw Conference Centre on Tuesday, May 24. In addition to past sensitive new-age rockers like Soul Meets Body or I Will Follow You […]

Rammstein rams Rexall, Mother Mother moves up to Edmonton Events Centre

The concerts are really starting to pile up here. Now it’s Rammstein coming to Rexall Place on Friday, May 13 – a full-blown, flaming-phallus, exploding arena-rock spectacular from the German techno-metal band that makes Marilyn Manson look like Marilyn Monroe. Maybe because it’s all in German it sounds scarier. They could do The Beer Barrel […]

Jackson Browne Solo and Acoustic – at the Jube March 28

Music fans ought to be familiar with this old bait ‘n’ switch: Mr. Super Impressive Folk Rock Legend is coming to Edmonton! Yay! And he’s playing solo. Oh … First Chris Cornell and now this: Jackson Browne has announced the second leg of his Solo Acoustic Tour, which will bring his socially conscious folk-rock stylings […]

Jackson Browne all by his lonesome

The Pixies bring Doolittle to life: May 1 at the Shaw Conference Centre

You can’t expect the Pixies to mount the same old kind of tour that every other aging reunited rock band does. The Eagles, they are not. The Pixies embodied the term “alternative” long before that sort of thing was cool – and alternative is exactly what fans are going to get at the Doolittle Tour, […]

Katy Perry makes our dreams come true … on July 17

Elmo didn’t want to play dress-up after all, but the Sesame Street episode that never was turned out to be a real attention-getter for Katy Perry: Too sexy for Sesame Street? This we’ve got to see. And you will – when the 26-year-old siren of seduction performs Sunday, July 17 at Rexall Place (if you’re […]

NKOB/BSB: Massive Man-Boy Band hits Edmonton July 12

Observers have long noted that the Backstreet Boys is just another New Kids on the Block. Now we’ll get a chance to compare them live when both play Rexall Place on July 12. This boybandbonanza is part of the new NKOTBSB Tour – suggesting the formation of a massive man-boy band — which has added […]

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