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Spring 2017… released from MadRiver… under a Full Moon! Now Available on all major digital retailers.

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MadRiver are a Canadian folk-rock alternative band with blues and country influences… Swamp Music !

MadRiver was formed in 2015 in Duntroon, Ontario. The band members reside in and around Collingwood, Ontario; Neill Lanz, Singer/Songwriter, resides in Duntroon, home of the MadRiver Music Studio. Previously, in 1993, Neill Lanz and Rick Garner released a folk-country album, titled “Tickler”, along with then band member John Miller, of “Strange Potatoes”. Four songs from this album received radio play Internationally: Canada, USA, throughout Europe and the UK. Neill Lanz was formerly in the band “Butterfoot” in the 80-90’s playing cover tunes and original music locally and in Toronto. Members: Neill Lanz, Rick Garner, Craig Smith, Michael Donovan, Dave Garner, Kevin Hackett Guest Musicians: Nelson Beattie (saxophone), Aaron Garner (electric guitar)  

From award winning producer Steve Brown: (Steve has produced Sir Elton John, Freddie Mercury (Queen), The Cult, The Poques and many other class writers and performers): “Just listening to your album right now Neill, sounding great to me… Highly recommend the album people!”

band members

Flowing from the Heart
of the Highlands of Duntroon,

1.   2Ist CENTURY BLUES   2:46
2.   LOOKIN’ BACK   3:15
3.   LUCKY ONE   2:54
4.   FUMBLEBUM   4:00
5.   ONCE UPON A TIME   3:38
6.   SEND ME A GIRL   3:28
7.   LAZY EVENING   2:45
8.   ALL GASSED UP   3:50
9.   VICISSITUDES   3:45
10.   KINDA MYSTICAL   3:23

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Local Band, Mad River, goes National !

Mad River, a Collingwood/Duntroon band, have entered a recent original song, ‘Body & Soul’, in the CBC Searchlight Music Contest.
“Searchlight is CBC Music’s long-running hunt for Canada’s undiscovered musical talent, judged by a combination of audience voting (by the public) and a panel of celebrity judges, who represent a cross-section of the best that the Canadian music industry has to offer”. (CBC Searchlight)

Voting begins Feb 5-14th…
To Listen to Mad River’s Song, Body & Soul and to Vote….go to Enter name of band – Mad River.
“Why Wait, Please Vote Now ! Please share with family & friends to help promote our music across Canada” !

Produced by Craig Smith  ~ ~  Artwork by Sue Miller  ~ ~  Photography by Richard Garner

Available at Mad Dog’s Coffee & Vinyl Cafe in Collingwood, Ont

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