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Meet The Women Giving Up Bacon For 365 Days For Foo Fighters Tickets
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SONiC Girl Bailey is giving up bacon to see the Foo Fighters – and YOU CAN STEAL HER TICKETS!   Bailey claims to eat bacon every day (which is a lot). She declared on Facebook that she’d be willing to give it all up if she got to see the Foo Fighters.    Layne Mitchell [R...
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Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir Will Skate To The Tragically Hip’s “Long Time Running”
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Canadian skating team Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir are the most decorated figure skaters in Olympic history, and they’ll use their talents to pay tribute to another great Canadian.   This Sunday (February 25), the team will perform a routine set to the Tragically Hip’s “Long...
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Norway’s Crazy Olympic Curling Pants Have Their Own Facebook Page
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Norway is currently crushing it at the Olympics with 29 medals. They’ve scored 11 gold, 10 silver, 8 bronze making them #1 overall.   But it’s their curling team’s pants that are getting all the praise – they even have their own FACEBOOK PAGE!!   On this #tbt, we...
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LISTEN: Edmonton Family’s Search For Missing Stroller Attracts Unexpected Generosity
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SONiC Boy Jon texted the show a couple of weeks ago. His wife had accidentally left the family’s Bumbleride stroller behind at the doctor’s office. She immediately went back for it only to find that it was gone (stolen?). Being a parent, I empathized. I tracked down some Kaleo tickets...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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th 2018 Becky guessed “Kaleo – Hot Blood.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $152. Previous Guesses: Florence And The Machine – What Kind Of Man Kaleo – No Good Tragically Hip – My Music At Work Imagine Dragons – Believer Take a listen to the Sonic Rock Door:...
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SONiC Rock Door Guesses
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th 2018 Becky guessed “Kaleo – Hot Blood.” The Sonic Rock Door is worth: $152. Previous Guesses: Florence And The Machine – What Kind Of Man Kaleo – No Good Tragically Hip – My Music At Work Imagine Dragons – Believer Take a listen to the Sonic Rock Door:...
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WATCH: Arcade Fire’s Win Butler Sings His Own Song at Karaoke
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Win Butler had a busy week. He helped lead his team to victory during the NBA All Star Celebrity game, and he sang his own song at karaoke.   On Friday, Butler surprised fans in LA with an impromptu karaoke performance of the band’s 2007 song “Intervention”. He hung out for...
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Free Family Day Activities in YEG
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Happy long weekend, YEG! Make the most of it with these FREE events! Silver Skate Festival Where: William Hawrelak Park When: 1-5pm What: Monday is the final day of the Silver Skate Festival. It’s the longest-running winter festival in the city. Rooted in Dutch winter traditions, enjoy snow...
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Arkells Are Headed to PyeongChang to Perform for Canadian Athletes
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It’s time for a Canadian celebration – cause Arkells are GOING TO THE OLYMPICS!!!   What started out as a single tweet by Arkells ended up being a trip to the Olympics, courtesy of AirCanada. We need to go to Korea stat and play this for our Olympians. Cc: @TeamCanada / @AirCanad...
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WATCH: The Rural Alberta Advantage – Bad Luck Again
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The Rural Alberta Advantage just released new video for Bad Luck again off their most recent album The Wild. It’s a pretty raw look into the trio in studio. Watch it here:
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