Tag Archives: Saskatchewan

Song Of The Day – The Guess Who – Running Back To Saskatoon

Broadway Bridge and the Central Business Distr...
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

It’s theme week on Song Of The Day.  The theme, songs about Canadian cities.  Winnipeg.  Check.  Montreal.  Check.  Now it is time for SaskatoonThe Guess Who did this one way back in 1972.  As an added city bonus, the song also has references to Moosomin, Moose Jaw, Broadview in Saskatchewan, Red Deer, Hanna and Medicine Hat in Alberta, Terrace in BC and for some reason Hong Kong.  No idea why Hong Kong.  The other towns would all be familiar to Winnipeg bands playing the Western Canadian pub and club circuit.  Enjoy the classic “Running Back To Saskatoon”.

 

 

Listening To Canadians – The Deep Dark Woods

deep dark woods
deep dark woods (Photo credit: catechism)

 

The Deep Dark Woods are another band out of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan that I spent some evenings listening to at Bud’s On Broadway.  This particular song was written for a CBC project in 2009 called The Great Canadian Songquest.  Charlie’s (is coming down) is performed live in this version.  Ah, memories.

 

 

New Canadian Music – Library Voices

Library Voices
Library Voices

Regina band “Library Voices” released their new album on August 23. (Available on iTunes). The album is titled “Summer Lust”, which is what people in Western Canada definitely do for summer. The attached video is their first single released from the album “Generation Handclap”. The band hails from Regina, Saskatchewan and are following up a successful album “Denim on Denim” from 2010. If you like the video, and are interested in hearing more from this band, hit the link*. It will take you to CBC3 and has most of their songs.

Their upcoming tour dates:

date city venue tix
Sep 16 Saskatoon, SK Amigos Cantina
Sep 17 Edmonton, AB Pawn Shop
Sep 19 Jasper, AB Horseshoe Club
Sep 20 Kelowna, BC The Habitat
Sep 22 Vancouver, BC Biltmore Cabaret (Presented by The Peak 100.5FM)
Sep 23 Victoria, BC Rifflandia Festival
Sep 24 Victoria, BC Rifflandia Festival
Sep 25 Robert’s Creek, BC The Gumboot
Sep 27 Penticton, BC The Barking Parrot
Sep 28 Nelson, BC Spirit Bar
Sep 29 Canmore, AB Canmore Hotel
Sep 30 Calgary, AB The Gateway (Presented by X92.9FM)
Oct 01 Regina, SK The Exchange
Oct 04 Chicago, IL Beat Kitchen
Oct 07 Brooklyn, NY Spike Hill
Oct 13 Hamilton, ON Casbah
Oct 14 Kingston, ON Mansion
Oct 15 Wakefield, ON Black Sheep Inn
Oct 18 Charlottetown, PEI Baba’s
Oct 19 Moncton, NB Plan B
Oct 20 Fredericton, NB Capital
Oct 21 Halifax, NS Halifax Pop Explosion – Seahorse Tavern
Oct 25 Quebec City, PQ Le Cercle
Oct 26 Montreal, PQ Casa De Popolo
Oct 27 Peterborough, ON Trash
Oct 28 Toronto, ON Horseshoe Tavern
Oct 29 Guelph, ON E Bar
Oct 30 Windsor, ON Phog Lounge