Bog River
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Bog River

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | SELF

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada | SELF
Band Folk Bluegrass


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"Album Review "Hands in the Ground" 2011 - 4 stars"

4 Star album review for Hands in the Ground, printed in the October 27th edition of the Uniter - The Uniter

"Album Review "Hands in the Ground" 2011 - 4 stars"

4-star review of "Hands in the Ground" in the October 24th edition of the Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg Free Press

"Album Review "Hands in the Ground" - 2011"

A review of Bog River's debut full-length album, "Hands in the Ground" - The Manitoban

"Feature Article - 2011"

Bog River's article in the Oct/Nov 2011 edition of Stylus Magazine - Stylus Magazine


Lost in the Woods, EP - 2010

Hands in the Ground, LP - 2011
- featuring guest musicians James McKee (The F-Holes) and Alex Campbell (JD Edwards Band)

- frequent radio airplay (CBC Radio 1, CKUW, CKIK, CJUM, CKUA, CHLY) for following tracks:
"Miner's Delight"
"Mountains for Sale"
"Before I Let You Go"

- Charting on the Earshot! National Top 50 for the week of October 25, 2011
- Charting on the Earshot! Top 20 folk/roots/blues albums for the months of September and October, 2011



With haunting harmonies and lyrics, diverse instrumentals, and a wide range of influences including old-time bluegrass, gospel, Dixieland and contemporary folk, Bog River's innovative acoustic music can best be described as "wooden". From Winnipeg, Manitoba, the heart of the Canadian prairies, this trio of songwriters creates original music that is as gritty and warm-hearted as the landscape in which they grew up. Having shared the stage at festivals and shows with acts such as Nathan, Scott Nolan, Dan Frechette, Ridley Bent, The Crooked Brothers and many others, Bog River is becoming a well-established favourite band for many roots fans.

Their debut full-length album, "Hands in the Ground", is a beautiful blend of delicate, poetic songs and fast-paced, get-up-and-dance tunes - all with common passion, musicianship, and dirt-caked themes reflecting family, death, beauty, and darkness. Often huddled around a single condenser mic, Bog River’s live shows are heartfelt and energetic, leaving the audience feeling that there are far more than three people on stage.

Whether they draw a stomp from your foot or a tear from your eye, Bog River combines the old with the new to make you feel as good about music as they do.