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This week’s new video: “Ain’t Nothing”

It's Saturday - time for more bonus video footage from Colin's newest CD, TWENTY FIVE LIVE! Check out "Ain't Nothing". It was filmed and recorded live at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC. TWENTY FIVE LIVE is in stores now, and you can order it at Colin's online store as well.

New video: “Freedom” live at the Commodore Ballroom

Every Saturday in April, watch for bonus video footage from Colin’s newest CD, TWENTY FIVE LIVE. Here’s the first one, “Freedom”. It was filmed and recorded live at The Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver, BC. TWENTY FIVE LIVE is in stores now, and you can order it at Colin’s online store as well.

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:Colin does an interview with CP24 Breakfast. Watch Colin on the Marilyn Denis show here. Colin talks TWENTY FIVE LIVE with Shaw Connect. Colin writes about his most memorable music moments of the last 25 years.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.

Sneak preview from TWENTY FIVE LIVE

Colin’s first live album, TWENTY FIVE LIVE, will be available March 19, and includes 16 of his biggest fan favorites recorded live over a recent sold-out three-night stand at The Commodore in Vancouver.Click through for a teaser taste clip from the full length video “Oh Well’!

“FIFTEEN” nominated for JUNO Award

We're excited to announce that Colin James' new album FIFTEEN has been nominated for a JUNO Award for Blues Album of the Year. Winners will be announced at the Juno Awards in Regina, SK on April 21. Find out more at the JUNO website.

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

To 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 James, Entertainer of the Year

Colin won Entertainer of the Year at last night's Maple Blues Awards in Toronto.  Thanks to everyone who voted! Read more here.

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.