City and Colour @ The Scotiabank Saddledome

City and Colour
w/ Ben Rogers and Jacob Banks
Scotiabank Saddledome
Calgary, Alberta
November 12, 2019

Photos and Review courtesy of J. Dirom Photography

The show started with “Astronaut” the first song from City and Colour’s latest offering A Pill for Loneliness. Dallas Green emerged centre stage, lit by a sole spotlight, the start of a poignant performance of a near two-hour performance. Green’s vocals were flawless during the performance, haunting and powerful.

Even though playing the Saddledome, the show had a deeply intimate feel. The audience was simply captivated and drawn in by Green’s smooth voice, along with a well-orchestrated light show that enhanced each song throughout the night.

Green concluded the night with “Sleeping Sickness”, a song from City and Colour’s second album, which featured the late Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip. A tip of the hat to Gord as the audience sang his parts, and a beautiful way to conclude a memorable performance from one of Canada’s masterful singer-songwriters.

Setlist:
Astronaut
Strangers
Fragile Bird
If I Should Go Before You
Northern Blues
Two Coins
Runaway
Sensible Heart
Little Hell
Northern Wind
Mountain of Madness
Lover Come Back
Waiting…
As Much As I Ever Could

Encore:
Body in a Box
The Girl
We Found Each Other in the Dark
Sleeping Sickness

cityandcolour.com

benrogersmusic.com

mrjacobbanks.com

 

 

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