I hate living in a town where there is no Chipoltes and no real burrito joint of any sort! No taco bell even, believe it or not! That's canada for you.
I also hate living here b/c no one good ever comes here. I have to travel a minimum of 16 hours by car this summer to see any band I even remotely want to see. The closest thing to Regina, Saskatchewan is Summerfest in Wisconsin, which is still over 16 hours. Anyways...I do love summer.
Mrs. and baby RalphPa are in bed, so I am a little bored. I took a look at your location. Looks like you are in the middle of Calgary and Winnipeg.
Here are some shows I found of interest that seem to be a ton less than 16 hours away, although the selection still blows beyond belief. Suggestion...move to the US or at least somewhere minutes away in Canadia.Calgary
Mon 07/18/05 Willie Nelson - Saddledome
Thurs 07/21/05 Jeff Tweedy - Calgary Folk Festival
Fri 07/22/05 Xavier Rudd - Calgary Folk Festival
Sat 07/23/05 Xavier Rudd, David Lindley & Bill Frisell Band - Calgary Folk FestivalSat 07/23/05 Del McCoury Band - Prince Island Park (a must see!!!)
Sun 09/04/05 Pearl Jam - Saddledome
Sat 09/24/05 Santana - SaddledomeWinnipeg
Sat 07/09/05 Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players - Winnipeg Folk Festival
Sun 07/10/05 Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players - Winnipeg Folk Festival
All I can say is that I feel your pain. People in the US complain about not enough good bands coming nearby, but this is beyond that. If I were to go within 4 hours from Baltimore, I could see awesome bands/artists almost every night of the week.