OAKVILLE, CANADA – With his tenth CD coming on June 24th, Canadian oddball composer Friendly Rich is eagerly preparing for his 5th European tour!
Fifteen new original songs, featuring bluesy anthems inspired by the great Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Elliot Trudeau, and the first release Sausage Samba a cinematic piece about mortadella and the regulation of meat.
The band will perform at the renowned Fusion Festival in Germany, followed by select European cities this June/July. Join them in Toronto for their CD release show at the legendary Horseshoe Tavern on Thursday July 24th.
"I'm very proud of our work on Bountiful and excited to share it with you!” says Friendly Rich. This is his 6th consecutive release working with producer Greg Dawson (Alexisonfire, Moneen).
On Bountiful, Friendly Rich is joined by longtime band mates:
Benjamin Mueller-Heaslip (organ), Jon Meyer (bass), Nichol S. Robertson (electric guitar), Sly Juhas (drums), and Steve Ward (trombone).