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September 15, 2015
The NEW murder album 7 Deadly Spins will be released on October 31st | Halloween!!! You can PRE-ORDER your copy here and we'll mail it out a week early! If digital is your thing you can also pre-order on BANDCAMP and you'll get 1 track today!

September 13, 2015
CONTEST: We'll be giving away a copy of the new album 7 Deadly Spins as well as a dry mounted show poster (designed by Michael Zavacky) to one advance ticket holder to the Halloween Show at Greenfields on Saturday October 31st. You can buy your tickets online here for your chance to WIN.

August 24, 2015
Just found out 'This Too Shall Pass' off River of Sand placed 2nd in the Indie International Summer songwriting contest!

Aug 20, 2015
Had the BEST time opening up for Albert Lee for two nights at Hugh's Room in Toronto. His band was ridiculously good!!


Advance tickets are now available for Lynne Hanson and The Good Intentions Halloween Album Release Party at Greenfields.

It's going to be all murder songs, all night long! And in keeping with the Halloween theme there will be door prizes for best costumes, and dancing will be heavily encouraged. There will also be some special guests sitting in with the band as well. ... more on that soon!! Advance tickets are available online so buy yours today as this event WILL sell out!!!

BAND: Phil Shaw Bova (drums), Standup Steve (bass), Keith Glass (guitar), Nick Gauthier (guitar) PLUS specials guests TBA!

Awesome poster design by the super talented Michael Zavacky.

Upcoming Shows

Sun Sept 27 - Sunday Sessions @ Neat in the Wood Festival, Burnstown ON
Sat Oct 3 - Bicycle Cafe, Flesherton, ON
Sat Oct 10 - Stonewater Pub, Gananoque, ON
Oct 16-18 Folk Music Ontario Conference
Fri Oct 30 - The Branch, Kemptville, ON murder album release
Sat Oct 31 - Greenfields - Ottawa, ON murder album release & special Halloween show buy tickets online
Fri Nov 6 - London Music Club (front room), London, ON
Sat Nov 7 - Stinking Rose Pub, Campbellford, ON
Nov 12 - 15 NERFA
Fri Nov 20 - Silence, Guelph , ON Folk Roots Radio presents
Sat Nov 21 - Stonewater Pub, Gananoque, ON
Fri Nov 27 - Cove Inn, Westport ON
Sat Nov 28 - Dora Keogh's, Toronto, ON
Sat Dec 5 - Christmas Goose (more soon)
Sat Dec 12 - Stonecroft Folk, Ingersoll. ON
more shows & more information ...

River of Sand -- In CANADA and the US -- You can ORDER River of Sand direct. Visit the store today.





Outside North America River of Sand is available on the Dutch record label Continental Song City.

If you live in the UK you can also order through Proper Records
Lynne Hanson uses Red Bear guitar picks
Check out these archived news stories
Ottawa Citizen Bluesfest Review (July 11, 2015)
Live Performance Reviews (Netherlands) (May 18, 2015)
IAP Award & For The Country Review (April 30, 2015)
Kruger Brothers + plus video
(March 19, 2015)
Penguin Eggs Top Albums 2014 and Ottawa's Big Beat
(December 16, 2014)
TIAMS and the 100 Club!
(December 16, 2014)
Latest review from The Irish Times (December 4, 2014)
5/5 Star Review from R2 Magazine in the UK (November 23, 2014)
"Musical Clarity" Ottawa Citizen article (November 11, 2014)
Latest reviews (November 7, 2014 - September 21, 2014)
River of Sand T-Shirts now available! (September 20, 2014)
First reviews from Holland (August 31st, 2014)
River of Sand charting and a Penguin Egg Pick (August 26, 2014)
CBC and Canada Day in the Capital (July 4, 2014)

and even more old news stories...

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