Collective Soul to play Memorial Centre in April

U.S. rockers Collective Soul will perform at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre on Wednesday, April 9.

U.S. rockers Collective Soul will perform at Red Deer’s Memorial Centre on Wednesday, April 9.

The Georgia-based group, formed in 1992, is known for a slew of hits, including Shine, December, Where the River Flows, The World I Know, Gel, Smashing Young Man and Counting the Days.

The pop-rock band fronted by singer Ed Roland writes melodic tunes that are often laced with religious references and mystical imagery.

The group recorded its debut album Hints, Allegations and Things Left Unsaid in 1993. It was originally released on a small indie label in Atlanta, but after the track Shine gained attention, thanks to college radio play, Collective Soul was signed to Atlantic Records, and the album was re-released with a wider distribution.

Collective Soul, now consisting of Roland and musicians Dean Roland, Joel Kosche and Will Turpin, has gone on to release seven other recordings.

Tickets to the Red Deer concert go on sale at 10 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 31, from the Black Knight Ticket Centre. They will cost $48.95 to $59.95.

Just Posted

Updated: Red Deer welcomes 2019 Canada Winter Games Team Alberta

About 250 Alberta athletes are participating in the Games

Syrian immigrants feel welcomed

Winter Social held at Festival Hall to promote multiculturalism

Small group rallies with pro-immigration message

Group wanted to counter misinformation on United Nations migration agreement

Trump says ‘things are going very well’ with North Korea

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that “things are going very… Continue reading

NDP won’t stop until Trans Mountain is built, says minister

Deron Bilous speaks at Red Deer chamber luncheon

VIDEO: Students in MAGA hats mock Native American at Indigenous Peoples March

Diocese in Kentucky says it is investigating the matter, caught on video by onlookers

CONSUMER REPORT: What to buy each month in 2019 to save money

Resolve to buy all of the things you want and need, but pay less money for them

Anxiety in Alaska as endless aftershocks rattle residents

Seismologists expect the temblors to continue for months, although the frequency has lessened

Women’s March returns across the U.S. amid shutdown and controversy

The original march in 2017, the day after President Donald Trump’s inauguration, drew hundreds of thousands of people

Kriechmayr edges Swiss favourite Feuz to win WCup downhill

WENGEN, Switzerland — It takes a special run to beat Switzerland’s best… Continue reading

WestJet plane heading to Victoria slides off Edmonton runway, no injuries

EDMONTON — A WestJet plane has slid off an icy taxiway at… Continue reading

Sam Bennett scores twice, Flames beat Red Wings 6-4

Flames 6, Red Wings 4 CALGARY — Sam Bennett scored twice including… Continue reading

Rare ‘super blood wolf moon’ takes to the skies this Sunday

Celestial event happens only three times this century

Most Read