Local Band, Mad River, goes National !


Mad River, a Collingwood/Duntroon band, have entered a new 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)

Neill Lanz, Craig Smith and Rick Garner have been enjoying the journey of creating original music, in Mad River Studio, Duntroon. Their 1st album, Swamp Music, was released in the Spring of 2017 (madrivermusic.ca). Mad River are currently recording a 2nd album to be released this Spring 2019, featuring the song Body & Soul.

Neill said,”This Canada-wide Music Contest is a great opportunity for us to share our music and get it out there”!

The Band reside in Duntroon and Collingwood. Band mates John Hall and Michael Donovan live in Wasaga Beach and Collingwood respectively.

Let’s put Creemore and area on the Map !

Voting begins Feb 5th - Feb 14th, 3pm. Fans can cast a Vote for Mad River Once Per Day, means you can Vote Daily. “We are happy to become your daily habit” !

To Listen to Mad River’s Song, Body & Soul and to Vote….go to www.cbcmusicsearchlight.ca where all the Entries are listed under “Artist Entries”, Enter/click Mad River Body & Soul. Each Video will have a button to vote, along with options to share on social media.

“Why Wait, Vote Early and Vote Often!

Please share with family & friends… to help promote Mad River across Canada” !

(Please use #Searchlight in your tweets, Facebook & Instagram posts and tag – Twitter @CBCMusic, Instagram @CBC_Music, Facebook CBCMusic)

06 Feb 2019


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