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The Rivergods / Bio

With experience, comes truth, strength and grace… passion found not just in the chase, but in the hard-wrought wisdom of roads well-travelled and lessons learned along the way. So it is with the music of the Rivergods… an original roots-rock, Americana-tinged outfit born in 1997, who continue to enjoy critical acclaim and a loyal fan base around southern New England.
The Rivergods have several CDs out; their lastest, Signs, was released in April nationally, and has started to catch fire — the band was just named ‘Artist of the Month’ for May 2011 by the popular roots/folk website FolkAlley.com, and voted 'Best Americana Band' in the 2011 New London Whalie Awards. Their last full-length studio CD Time Has Come was hailed as “simply excellent” by Soundcheck Magazine and produced an award-winning single, “Buddha on the Road,” which won the Independent Artist Community’s Best Americana song award in 2007.
The Rivergods have played countless shows and festivals over the years, including the NEMO New Music Showcase in Boston, and NXNE (Toronto’s equivalent of SXSW). They have been profiled by No Depression (the quote “bible of alternative country”), Connecticut Magazine, and many newspapers and arts weeklies.
Truth be told, no musical genre really defines the Rivergods. From folk harmony to dirge country to swamp blues to jangly pop, the Rivergods draw influence far and wide from a vast musical landscape. Those in the know close their eyes and smile along; those on the fringe, are pleasantly surprised; those out of earshot may not know what they are missing.

The Rivergods are:
Ben Parent – guitars, vocals
Nancy Parent - pedal steel, vocals
Mike Palazzolo – bass, karma
Trevor “T$” Chandonnait - drums
Dan Spano – Hammond organ, piano

General Info

Band Members
Ben Parent – guitars, vocals Nancy Parent - pedal steel, vocals Mike Palazzolo – bass, karma Trevor “T$” Chandonnait - drums Dan Spano – Hammond organ
Artist Name
The Rivergods
Home Page
http://www.reverbnation.com/therivergods
Active Since
03/97
Genres
Americana / Rock / Folk Rock

Contact Info

Location
New London, CT

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