With their unique and electrifying performance on the bagpipes, the Campbell Brothers have been stunning audiences for 4 decades .
Initially discovered by the Irish Rovers, the duo have been guest performers with the likes of John McDermott, The Chieftains, No.1 country artist Johnny Reid, John Allan Cameron, The Irish Descendants, and were featured in the Mirvish musical production “The Needfire”.
Taking notice of their talents, EMI records Canada soon signed the bagpipers to a record deal changing their name from The Campbell Brothers to Mudmen.
Having filmed six music videos for Much Music/MTV, recording nine Mudmen albums, one Campbell Brothers album on Mudpiper Records; the Brothers have performed on numerous tours of Canada, USA, and Europe. The Campbell Brothers/Mudmen have garnered a national following which have led to numerous TV appearances including CBC’s Canada Day Celebration for the Queen, twelve Walk of Fame ceremonies, The Edmonton Oilers Home opener, The '84 Edmonton Oilers Stanley Cup winning team reunion party, Toronto Maple Leaf /Boston Bruins game, the Canadian Country Music Awards, and The CBC's Mackenzie Brothers' - TWO FOUR special, among others.
The Campbell Brothers bagpipes have also heard on CBC's Hockey Night in Canada Anthem 2007-2015, CBC'S Coach's Corner, Xbox/PlayStation video games, NBC’s Black Donnelly’s, HBO’s Shameless, 102.1 The Edge Toronto - reaching #19 on the countdown, Don Cherry’s hockey DVDs 9,19,20,24,27,29 and with their band Mudmen on WWE Wrestlers " The Highlanders" entrance music . Mudmen's song here to win was the official theme entrance music for the Brantford Blast & Brantford Red Sox.
The Campbell Brothers corporate clients include Coca Cola, Sprint Canada, American Standard, LCBO, Kodak, Walmart, Canada Tourism and M&M meats etc. The Campbell Brothers and their band Mudmen are available for hire for corporate performances, festivals, theatre shows, public speaking engagements, recording music for television, film or whatever your bagpipe needs might be. The Campbell Brothers/Mudmen have performed over 3000 shows to date with no signs of slowing down. Ron MacLean" loves em " you should too!
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I had the Campbell Brothers perform on my Rock'em Sock'em hockey DVD's and boy did they do a great job. Two good Canadian boys my kind of guys!
I play an accordion and I know what an accordion player goes through. The Campbell Brothers play the bagpipes! You guys have big testicles and I'm proud of you keep it going!
I have spent so many wonderful hours in the company of Sandy & Rob Campbell. 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.
The memoir story "20 Plus years in The Mud/ Dvd documentary " the storied life and times of the Campbell Brothers of Mudmen is coming along very nicely. Hockey icon Ron MacLean has written the books forward with quotes,videos and stories from such celebrities as The Phantom of the Opera,54-40,The Trews, Johnny Reid, Walter Ostanek, Natalie MacMaster, Glass Tiger, Great Big Sea and many more. The release date for this project is TBA!
The Campbell Brothers promo video highlight's of their career.
The Campbell Brothers perform "The Clumsy Lover" Walmart Share Holders Meeting
The Campbell Brothers guest on John McDermott's "When I Grow Too Old To Dream"
The Campbell Brothers rendition of "The Black Bear" gets featured on Don Cherry's Rock'em Sock'em 9
The Campbell Brothers guest on the CBC Mackenzie Brothers TWO FOUR Special
The Campbell Brothers guest with Johnny Reid on CTV's Canada Am
The Campbell Brothers of Mudmen perform at the Edmonton Oilers/Calgary Flames home opening ceremonies on the CBC
The Campbell Brothers of Mudmen perform at the Edmonton Oilers 84 Stanley Cup
re-union on Rogers Sportsnet
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