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Mud Bay Blues Band to rock Triple Play Pub September 30
By Mark Branscombe, Mud Bay Blues Band


Wrap up the month with Mud Bay Blues Band at Triple Play Sept 30.


or 39 years (and counting) the MUD BAY BLUES BAND has been electrifying audiences with their unique brand of Blues & Roots music. Weathering more than a few storms along the way, they have been hailed as bona fide Soul Survivors "The Band That Won't Go Away" much to the delight of their legions of fans throughout the world.


The five-piece band features four songwriters, three of whom are also lead vocalists. But underlying this diversity of writing and performance is a remarkable consistency, the result of a shared vision refined over many years.


Distinct as the individual contributions may be, it all comes out sounding like the MUD BAY BLUES BAND.


The music is danceable original indie roots and blues with vintage rhythm & blues stylings abounding. The band features three singers and a strong rhythmic element.


Their sound reflects a wide range of influences "classic Chicago Blues, Country, Cajun, Ragtime, Rock, Soul" all finding common ground inside well-crafted, inventive songs.



Proud to have been forerunners of the burgeoning Indie Blues movement, the MUD BAY BLUES BAND has always taken the road less traveled, favoring innovation and interpretation over imitation. Their dedication to expanding and enriching the Blues and Roots idiom they cherish has never wavered.


Mud Bay's fourth album Colebrook Road is receiving play on internet radio in Europe, CFRO, CITR and LG104 FM locally and on Stingray Music, CBC and on community and university radio across Canada

Now with almost four decades of dues paid, they have earned respect and praise from such blues legends as James Cotton ("Just like playing with family") and the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn ("Mud Bay..?... More fun!")


Unconventional and uncompromising, The Mud Bay Blues Band ain't your average Blues band!



Mud Bay Slim (Vocals & Harmonica)

Murphy Farrell (drums)

Mark Branscombe (Guitar & Vocals)

Randall T. Carpenter (Guitar, Vocals, Steel guitar, Mandolin)

Dennis Ingvaldson (bass)


Audio - Samples of latest album tracks are available on our Soundcloud site are available here.

Video: Mud Bay YouTube videos are available here.

Website: News, photos and stories visit here.

Facebook connect here.

Booking Contact: Mark Branscombe 604 218 6374 or via e-mail here.



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