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2010 Winter Olympics rounds up Wilco, Broken Social Scene, K’Naan, and more!

on October 13, 2009, 11:30am

Vancouver won’t be the only thing Canada will be showing off when it hosts the 2010 Winter Olympics early next year. As it turns out, the country will also be showcasing its incredibly talented and diverse music scene throughout the Olympic’s two+ week run, set to take place from February 12-28.

Broken Social Scene, K’Naan, Stars, Joel Plaskett, Steve Earle, Laurie Anderson, Martha Wainwright, Blue Rodeo, Iron & Wine, Corb Lund, Ron Sexsmith, Joan As Policewoman, and Sun Kil Moon are all confirmed to be performing in some capacity at an Olympic related event. What’s more, the boys of Wilco, who will basically be Canadians for the first part of the new Year, are also scheduled to perform at an Olympic event, this taking place on February 13th at Vancouver’s David Lam Park.

As those Canadians would say, not bad, eh? And to think, we still have a few more months to go before that ol’ torch is lit…

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