Always entertaining and definitely unique, The Mudmen are a blast of Celtic energy whose members are known to be characters both on and off the stage. First discovered in 1993 as “The Campbell Brothers”, the Brothers signed a record deal with EMI Records and changed their name to “Mudmen”. Established in 1998 Mudmen will be celebrating their 25th Anniversary in 2023. Mudmen's music has been featured on Xbox and PlayStation games, NBC’s television show "The Black Donnelly's”, WWE Wrestling, 6 Don Cherry’s Rock' em Sock' em hockey videos, The Mackenzie Brothers TWO-FOUR Anniversary Special on CBC, HBO’S Shameless, HNIC Coach’s Corner( special tribute to Dale Hunter), 6 music videos on Much Music/MTV, reaching the top 20 countdown on 102.1 The Edge radio (Toronto). In 2008 the Campbell Brothers were asked to perform on the new “Hockey Night in Canada” theme song produced by the iconic Canadian music producer, Bob Rock, where Ron MacLean said to the nation.. “Mudmen we love em!!" This led to many opportunities including a 3 month tour with Johnny Reid where Sandy and Rob were featured on a PBS special/DVD, and a performance at the Canadian Country Music awards. The Mudmen/Campbell Brothers have appeared twice on the nationally televised Canada Day celebrations from Capital Hill, where they performed and shook hands with the Queen! They have also performed at the Edmonton Oilers & Calgary Flames home opening game ceremonies on CBC, and performed at The 1984 Oilers Stanley Cup Gala Reunion with Wayne Gretzky and the whole team present along with Sarah McLaughlin and Red Ryder on the card. With over 3000 shows to date, The Mudmen: Robby & Sandy Campbell, Colin Amey, Jordon Brosseau, Andy Gingerich and Alex Showdra believe that nice guys can finish first, while enjoying life & what you do translates to all audiences. The Mudmen are building a legion of fans from young to old with career highlights such as 12 Canada Walk of Fame Ceremonies, a Leaf & Bruins Game at The Air Canada Centre, opening for legends like ZZ Top & The Guess Who, 7 Grey Cup parties, 2 televised Special Olympic ceremonies, 3 Brier Curling events, 3 IPA plowing matches, Men's IHHF World Hockey tournament, 3 Memorial Cups, 6 Molson Canadian Snowjams, over 40 cross headlining Canadian tours, festival's across Canada, America & Europe including a very special performance at TSN’s “For the Love of The Game” Canadian gold ring presentation with Sidney Crosby present. It has been said to describe Canada's Celtic Rock Warriors in one word one would say fun!
Mudmen's promo video showcases some of the career highlights from Mudmen's 24 years together set to the song Hold On by Greg Holden.
Mudmen play their original song "May You" at the Museum of Glass in Corning New York
Mudmen perform their version of the trad classic "Pat Murphy" at The Corning Museum of Glass
Mudmen perform their original song "I Know Who My Friends Are" at the Guelph Special Olympic opening ceremony.
Mudmen play their original song "Dropped on A Country Road" at the Fergus Scottish Festival
Mudmen perform their version of the trad classic "All For Me Grog" at the Toronto Grey Cup Atlantic Schooner fan-fest party
"I had Mudmen perform on 6 of my Rock'em Sock'em hockey DVD's and boy did they do a great job. Two great Canadian Boys, my kind of guys!"
"Great bunch of lads, great band! You've left an indelible mark on this industry!". .
I have spent so many wonderful hours in the company of Sandy & Rob Campbell of Mudmen. They're act make crowds become like sports fans, I go backstage and fall into their humility. They are amazing musicians, fine teachers, good Canadians just a couple of ordinary guys that I call my pals!"
Mudmen, Canada's Best kept secret!. .
"I play an accordion and I know what an accordion player goes through but the Campbell Brothers of Mudmen play the bagpipes! You Guys have big testicles and I'm proud of you, keep it going!"
I was blown away by the music and the characters of the band. They're a hard act to follow!.
Mudmen met & performed for the Queen of England & Canada's Prime Minister televised on the CBC. This was their second Canada Day performance on the Hill .
Mudmen wrote & recorded the bagpipe intro/exit for the HNIC anthem produced by legendary rock producer Bob Rock where Ron MacLean said televised "Mudmen we love 'em"
Mudmen performed at the televised Oilers Stanley Cup winning team re-union with Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier/full Edmonton Oilers team, Red Ryder, Ron MacLean & Sarah McLaughlin
Mudmen reached #19 on the Edge radio countdown with their single Saturday. Other radio singles include Underdog,5 O'clock, Any Given Day, Animal & Home for a Rest
Mudmen's music has been featured on WWE Wrestling (Highlanders entrance theme), NBC'S The Black Donnelly's commercial, HBO'S hit tv show Shameless, CBC's Coach's Corner, All Elite Athlete, Don Cherry's Rock' em Sock' em 9,19,20,24,27,29,Ottawa Senator's, Edmonton Oilers ,Phoenix Suns & Columbus Blue Jackets live sports games, Warrior 1 Wrestling pay per view & AE sports games Off-road vs ATV & Burnout 3
Mudmen guested on the Bob & Doug Mackenzie Two-Four CBC Anniversary special, Johnny Reid's PBS Special, John McDermott's cd, Bobnoxious's cd, The Canadian Country Music Awards with Johnny Reid, Johnny Reid's sold -out Canadian tour, The Irish Rovers Tour, The Chieftains Tour, John McDermott Tour, Korn's Follow The Leader cd HMV cd release party
7 Grey Cups,3 Memorial Cups, 8 Molson Canadian Snowjams, 3 Edgefest's, 4 Dauphin Countryfest's, Havelock Jamboree,4 Hagersville Rocks, Minedosa, Craven Rock The Fields,3 Briers, The Royal Bank Cup & Canada Cup, 2 Hog-Man Eh New Years Eve, ET Canada New Year's Eve Niagara Falls,2 Scotties Tournament of Hearts, numerous ribfest's and local fairs etc
Much Music live interviews /performance , 2 Special Olympic opening ceremonies Guelph & Toronto, The Mike Bullard Show, Ted Rogers Awards, Leaf/Bruins game, The Edmonton Oilers home opener 2009,The making of new HNIC Anthem,12 Canada's Walk of Fame ceremonies ,The 1998 Governor's Generals Awards Ottawa ,TSN's Silver Cup Anthem Winners
Detroit Highland Games ,Scot-fest Tulsa OK, St. Louis Highland Games, Florida Highland Games, Dandridge Irish Fest, Chicago Irish-fest, Celtic Classic Bethlehem PA, Philadelphian Mid Winter Irish Fest, Alma Michigan Highland Games, Edmonton Celtic-fest, North Bay Celt-fest ,Kincardine Scottish Festival, Fergus Highland Games ,Maxwell Highland Games, Montreal Highland Games, Embro Highland Games, Cambridge Highland Games, Almonte Celtic Festival, Trenton Irish Fest, Peterborough Celtic Fest
Mudmen's Corporate clients include Walmart, Coca-Cola, Canada Tourism, Weedman, Kodak, American Standard, LCBO ,Subway, Molson, Alexander Keith's, M & M Meats
Mudmen had 6 music featured on Much Music/MTV. 5 o 'clock, Saturday, Underdog, Animal, Any Given Day & Home for a Rest
Mudmen were formerly signed to EMI/Capital Records , Sextent/EMI Records , TB Records, Road Runners Records and are currently signed to Mudpiper Records
Canada, U.S.A, Italy, Holland, France, Scotland, Ireland, England, Belgium, Germany
Established in 1998 Mudmen will celebrate their 25th Anniversary in 2023 . Mudmen have played over 3000 shows to date
Mudmen's self titled cd the bands 1st release was released under EMI Records. This cd had great commercial success. Their song Lost was featured on NBC'S The Black Donnelly's commercial and their cover of Drink & Fight was featured on HBO'S Shameless hit tv show. Radio singles & Much Music videos songs include 5 o'clock, Underdog, with Saturday Breaking the top 20 countdown on the Edge radio Canada's #1 rock radio station. Mudmen's Underdog music video made medium rotation on MTV worldwide. This is cd is full cd of all original Mudmen song's and now is property of Mudpiper Records.
Mudmen's 2nd cd was released in North America, Great Britain & Australia. This cd saw songs on radio and Much Music .Singled include Animal, Any Given Day & Home For A Rest. Their song Animal appeared on EA Sports games Burnout 3 & ATV vs Off-road. With the exception of the cover of Home For A rest this is a cd of original Mudmen songs and now is property of Mudpiper Records
Mudmen's 3rd Defending The Kingdom is an Indie release with Mudpiper Records. Their songs How Do You Like Me now & Numb both were featured on Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em 19 & 20 hockey DVD's. other then the cover of AC/DC's classic song "It's a long way to the top" this is an album or original Mudmen songs. This cd is now property of Mudpiper Records
Mudmen's 4th cd is an Indie release with Mudpiper Records. Their song He We Go was featured on Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em 27 hockey DVD. This cd also had fan favourite Celtic covers Dirty old Old Town & Whiskey in a Jar. With the exception of the 2 celtic covers this is a cd full of original Mudmen songs.
Mudmen's 5th cd is an Indie release with Mudpiper Records. Their cover of the Trad classic song Wild Rover was featured on Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em 29 hockey DVD. Their original song Here to win was the official theme song for The Brantford Blast hockey team & Brantford Red Sox baseball team. Here to Win was also featured on CBC'S Coach's Corner for the Dale Hunter tribute. Classic Celtic favourite's on this cd include Fields of Athenry & Old Black Rum. With exception of the 3 Celtic covers this cd is full of Mudmen original songs.
Mudmen's 6th cd is an Indie release with Mudpiper Records. This cd is full album of traditional Celtic covers. Mudmen's version of I Had a Hat was featured on Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em 24 hockey DVD.
Mudmen's 7th cd is an indie release with Mudpiper Records. This is the bands best selling cd full of live crowd favourite's such as Where I Came From, Dropped on a Country Road & Dublin Saturday Night .With the exception of their cover of Johnny Cash's song Ring of Fire this is an cd of original Mudmen songs.
Mudmen's 8th cd is an indie release with Mudpiper Records. This cd is full of live crowd favourite's such as I know who My Friends Are, May You & Forget Your Troubles . This is an cd of original Mudmen songs.
Mudmen's 9th cd is an indie release with Mudpiper Records. This cd is full of live crowd favourite's such as "On a Tractor, Old Plaid Shirt & been Somewhere . This is an cd of original Mudmen songs.
Mudmen's 10th cd is an indie release with Mudpiper Records. The Best of cd is full of Mudmen's radio singles, live favourite's & songs with commercial success.
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Mudmen Much Music website Page
Mudmen videos on Much Music/MTV