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Colin James now available on Spotify

Blue Highways is now available for streaming on Spotify. And you can follow Colin's profile on Spotify as well at https://open.spotify.com/artist/5OH6mZ9jAWB8UnC1447H1j - check it out!

All Aboard the CP Holiday Train with Colin James

CP's annual Holiday Train program is a rolling fundraising event that travels across Canada and the United States raising money, food and awareness for food banks and hunger issues, hosting free holiday concerts along the way. Since 1999 the program has raised more than $12 million and 3.9 million pounds of food.The Holiday Train is proudly sporting an all-Canadian musical line up with multiple Canadian Country Music Award and Juno Award winners. The Canadian train will feature musical guests Dallas Smith and Odds. On board the U.S. train, Kelly Prescott will partner with Doc Walker between Montreal and Windsor, Ont., with Colin James covering the Midwest and Great Plains shows. Jonathan Roy will also perform at all Quebec locations.For schedule and full details, visit http://www.cpr.ca/holiday-train/united-states.

Colin James Announces Spring Canada Tour Dates

 Tickets On Sale October 14th, 2016 October 11, 2016 – Critically acclaimed, Juno Award winning singer-songwriter Colin James has announced cross-Canada tour dates in support of his new album Blue Highways (released via True North Records).Blue Highways pays tribute to some of the singer/guitarist’s long time blues idols including Howlin’ Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Freddie King, Jr. Wells & Buddy Guy, Peter Green, Robert Johnson and William Bell to name a few.  In the spring of 2015 Colin wrapped up his Hearts on Fire tour.  After a couple of months of straight touring, Colin was loving playing with the band and really happy with the sound they had created on stage.  What better time to make a record?  Especially the record Colin had been itching to make for years – a collection of some of his favourite blues tracks.  In less than a week Colin and his touring band went into The Warehouse Studios in Vancouver and in just 2 days, Blue Highways was born."My band and I are really excited about playing some of these great blues songs for live audiences across the country,” said James of the tour.Colin James Tour Dates:02/06             Belleville, ON / Empire Theatre02/07              Ottawa, ON / National Arts Centre02/10              Moncton, NB / Casino New Brunswick02/11              Halifax, NS / Casino Nova Scotia02/15              Brockville, ON / Brockville Arts Centre02/16              Montreal, QC / Theatre Maisonneuve02/17              Peterborough, ON / Showplace Theatre02/18              Toronto, ON / Massey Hall02/20              Kitchener, ON / Centre in the Square02/21              Hamilton, ON / Hamilton Place02/22              London, ON / Centennial Hall02/25              Winnipeg, MB / Burton Cummings Theatre02/26              Saskatoon, SK / TCU Place02/27              Regina, SK / Conexus Arts Centre03/01              Medicine Hat, AB / The Esplanade03/02              Edmonton, AB / Northern Jubilee03/03              Calgary, AB / Southern Jubilee03/04              Kelowna, BC / Kelowna Community Theatre03/06              Nanaimo, BC / The Port Theatre03/07              Victoria, BC / The Royal Theatre03/08              Vancouver, BC / The Orpheum For publicity inquiries, product request or interview opportunities please contact:Eric Alper (eric@truenorthrecords.com / (905) 690-9397 ext 234)  

Colin James to appear with Tim Hicks at the CCMA Awards Show

(Toronto, ON) August 23, 2016 – The Canadian Country Music Association® (CCMA®) has revealed the remaining performers as part of the 2016 CCMA Awards Show line-up. Terri Clark, Cold Creek County, Tim Hicks joined by Colin James, Johnny Reid, and special guest Sam Hunt will all take the stage at Budweiser Gardens in London, ON on Sunday, September 11. The 2016 CCMA Awards Show will air live on CBC at 8 p.m. (8:30 p.m. NT) with an encore airing on CMT (Canada) at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT.

Colin James announces new album, “Blue Highways”, Oct 14 via True North Records

August 4, 2016 (Toronto, ON) - Juno Award Winning Singer-songwriter Colin James will release his 18th album, Blue Highways, on October 14 via True North Records.Blue Highways was co-produced by Colin and Dave Meszaros (Wake Owl, Old Man Canyon) and recorded at The Warehouse Studios in Vancouver.Blue Highways pays tribute to some of the singer/ guitarist’s longtime blues idols including Howlin’ Wolf, Jimmy Reed, Freddie King, Jr. Wells & Buddy Guy, Peter Green, Robert Johnson and William Bell to name a few.

It’s that time of year again!

Get into the spirit with Christmas by Colin James & The Little Big Band! Festive hits include "I'll Be Home for Christmas", "Let It Snow", "Baby It's Cold Outside", and of course, "Blue Christmas". The full album is available on iTunes.

New t-shirt bundles now available!

We've got some terrific new Colin James t-shirt bundles available this summer. Check them out!Charcoal Grey Hearts on Fire T-Shirt + CD Bundle Black Hearts on Fire Guitar Pic Unisex T-Shirt + CD Bundle Black Hearts on Fire Womens T-Shirt + CD Bundle