"Blue Rodeo" is a Canadian country rock band formed in 1984 in Toronto. They have been signed with Warner Music Canada since their debut album ''Outskirts'' in March 1987.
The band consists of original members Jim Cuddy (guitar/vocals), Greg Keelor (guitar/vocals) and Bazil Donovan (bass) plus newer additions Glenn Milchem (drums), and multi-instrumentalist Bob Egan. Keyboardist James Gray recently left the band. Drummers Cleave Anderson and Mark French, keyboardist Bob Wiseman and multi-instrumentalist Kim Deschamps are also former band members.
Blue Rodeo is one of the most successful and well known contemporary Canadian bands, having released 10 studio albums, one live album, a greatest hits collection and a DVD which have sold more than 3 million copies worldwide. In addition, both Cuddy and Keelor have released solo albums. Blue Rodeo members have collaborated extensively with other notable Canadian artists, including Sarah McLachlan, The Tragically Hip, Burton Cummings, Great Big Sea, Jann Arden, The Sadies,and the Cowboy Junkies. They have won many Canadian music awards, including 7 Juno Awards and 7 SOCAN awards.
|years active||1984 - present|
|music genre||Country rock|
|current members|| Jim Cuddy|
|past members|| Cleave Anderson|
Mark French (musician)