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Colin James

Interviews, news, and tour dates

With the release of TWENTY FIVE LIVE and the official video for “Oh Well”, it’s been a busy week. Catch up on the latest Colin James news here:

Also, we’ve just announced a few summer festival dates- check out the Tour page for details!

TWENTY FIVE LIVE release today!

TWENTY FIVE LIVE is now available for order through the Colin James store. The album is Colin’s first-ever live album, and marks his 25th year in the music industry. It features originals as well as songs by artists like Van Morrison, Allan Toussaint, Toots and the Maytals, Peter Green, and Robert Johnson.

The album was recorded at the historic Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver in November, 2012. Check back soon for a featured video from this performance!

On Wednesday, March 20, Colin will perform at Lee’s Palace in Toronto, and on Thursday night he will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

Colin James to release ‘TWENTY FIVE LIVE’ on March 19

TColin James - Twenty Five Liveo commemorate twenty-five years in the music business, Colin James is releasing his first-ever live album titled TWENTY FIVE LIVE on March 19 via Universal Music Canada, the country’s leading music company.

TWENTY FIVE LIVE was recorded on 10 November 2012 at Colin’s last night of three sold-out shows at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver. The venue has a special place in Colin’s musical history, as he is one of only a few artists who holds the record for the most consecutive sold-out shows at the legendary Commodore. TWENTY FIVE LIVE was co-produced and mixed by James’ long-time associate, Joe Hardy (ZZ Top, Steve Earle).

For the past twenty-five years, Colin has been a key contributor to the Canadian music landscape, encompassing rock, blues and swing genres. To celebrate his unique accomplishments, The Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry have selected Colin to be a 2013 Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame inductee. Colin will accept this honour on 21 March 2013 at the Canadian Music Week awards gala in Toronto.

TWENTY FIVE LIVE track listing:

Saviour
Sweets Gone Sour
I’m Diggin’
Fool for You
Sneakin Sally Through the Alley
Shed A Little Light
Man’s Gotta A Stone
Freedom
Why’d You Lie
Oh Well
It Ain’t Over Yet
Bad Habits
Stones In My Passway/ Just Came Back
Into the Mystic
Johnny Coolman
Ain’t Nothing You Can Do

Colin joins Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame

The Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame welcomes Colin James as the latest 2013 inductee. The six-time Juno Award winner and multi-platinum musician will be celebrated on Thursday, March 21, 2013 during the Canadian Music & Broadcast Industry Awards gala dinner at the Kool Haus in Toronto, as part of Canadian Music Week activities. Prior to the induction, Colin will be making a special concert appearance on Wednesday, March 20th at Lee’s Palace in Toronto. Tickets will be on sale to the public this Friday, January 11th at 10:00am via Ticketmaster – www.ticketmaster.ca – or 1.855.985.5000 to charge by phone.