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January 27, 2016

Just added this nice venue to our "Life Is Good" 2016 Tour:

Saturday, May 21st, 2016

Austin's Fuel Room

In Concert - 9:00 PM
481 Peterson Rd
Libertyville, Illinois 60048
847- 549-1972
 
Austin's Fuel Room is Chicago’s Suburban premier live music venue! Austin’s Fuel Room is one of the only venues in the area that can give you a Perfect night out by combining Austin’s Saloon & Eatery with a state of the art music venue. Austin’s Fuel Room opened Nov. 2006 and since then The Fuel Room has hosted many musical talents from around the world.
 
 

January 23, 2016

Hello M&R Rush Friends - My name is Mila and I am 30 days old..I just wanted to introduce myself and let you know that I want to claim to be the Youngest M&R Rush fan in the world!! I already have my headphones ( My Mommie said I have to wear them cause they play LOUD!) so I can go see my Grandpa's band M&R Rush in the Summer time when they are playing on their "Life Is Good!" summer tour - I like that name cause LIFE IS GOOD..... Looking forward to meeting all of you!!!
Keep on Rockin'

Mila

 

January 21, 2016

Our first show is booked for our "LIFE IS GOOD" 2016 Tour:

January 18, 2016

It was 1973 and we (M&R Rush) were going into the recording studio for the first time to record a demo. We had booked time in a place called Pumpkin Recording Studio. The studio was actually in the garage of a home in Palos Hills. When we arrived we were met by the owner Gary. He invites us in and we walk down this small hallway to the control room. Before we get to the door I see a gold record hanging on the wall and the plaque reads something like “Presented to Gary Loizzo ...of the American Bread for the single “Bend Me, Shape Me”. Now as a 16 year old high school senior, I remember hearing that song all over the radio only a few years earlier. I then find out that he sang lead vocals on the song and he is the guy who’s voice I heard coming out of my little hand held transistor radio and the single speaker of the dashboard of my parent’s car. Talk about pressure!!
As the session began I remember looking through the control room window and seeing the glow of the red record light on the Teac 4 track reel to reel. Take two. Now Gary knew we were recording virgins and before he hit record again he came out of the control room and gave us a lesson on recording techniques calming us down. The session was a success and the demo (pictured) helped get M&R Rush off the ground. I learned mic placement and track bouncing from Gary during those sessions.
As the years went by I would see Gary behind the board at Styx shows and he would always take a few minutes to talk about those days. He always had a smile on his face. It was obvious he loved what he did.
Thanks Gary for igniting the passion in me to sit behind the board in the studio for all these years.
There must be one hell of a band up there. I’m sure you’ll enjoy dialing them in!

John - M&R Rush

January 15, 2016

We hope everyone is doing well.  All of us in the M&R Rush Camp are doing great.. Lot's happening.  We have had numerous writing sessions working on new tunes for our next Album.    Also putting together a new set list for our "Life Is Good' 2016 tour.

January 4, 2016

Thanks goes out to everyone that voted for us and put us in the top 3 in three categories in the Raven Rock Awards: http://www.therockaward.com/Top3Nominees2016.html

 Global Eye Music Video

He's A Different Breed Of Kat

Global Eye Performance

M&R Rush

Original Christmas Song

Heavy Metal Christmas

January 1, 2016

We Would Like to wish all our Families & Friends A Happy New Year!

Thank you so much for coming out to all our shows and supporting us through out 2015.  We are looking forward to 2016 and Rockin' on our "LIFE IS GOOD" 2016 Tour.

Our first show is Saturday May 14th at a great venue called 115 Bourbon Street located at 3359 West 115th Street in Merrionette Park Illinois. Showtime is 8:00 pm to 10:30 pm.

Keep On Rockin'

Marty, Roger, Carl, John, Paul, Jeff 

August 19, 2015

Check out this nice article in the Chicago Tribune:

http://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/post-tribune/lifestyles/ct-ptb-mr-rush-st-0821-20150819-story.html

 ·       Testimonial for Website – M&R Rush’s July 16th Sold Out performance at the Joliet Area Historical Museum’s Rooftop Summer Music Series literally “blew the roof off” the place!  It is fair to say that M&R Rush exceeded not only our expectations, but the audience’s as well, which was evident by number of people dancing, shouting for encores, and conveying positive comments throughout the evening’s performance.  We’ve been doing shows for 7 years now featuring local, regional and even national bands, and I can say without hesitation that M&R Rush is at the very top of the list in terms of just flat out excellent musicianship, whether playing their own hits or covers of Loreli by Styx, or Ridin The Storm Out by REO Speedwagon – and the vocals were outstanding as well.

     In addition being excellent musicians, these guys bring an unbelievable energy level, interacting with the crowd and never missing a beat.  They played a solid 2 ½ hour show without even taking a break, other than to switch instruments or step off the stage before the last encore.  We can’t wait to have M&R Rush back for another sold out show.


Mike Brick – Development Director, Joliet Area Historical Museum
 

 Now Available In Our Store Section Live CD

"An Evening With M&R Rush Live at the BAC"

   January 24, 2015

Listen to us being interviewed on  the "Midwest BEAT with Tom Lounges" from last Tuesday night click below:

http://lakeshorepublicmedia.org/chicago-rock-perennials-mr-rush-visit-midwest-beat/

 

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