April 27, 2016
The Countdown Continues- Only 2 weeks away to our first show of our "Life Is Good" 2016 Tour - Saturday May 14th at 115 Bourbon Street 3359 W. 115 St. Chicago, IL 60603 Showtime is 8:00PM
This one made the set - "You're The Only Woman" from our 1980 EP "Reach For The Stars" - written by Carl & Roger.
We hope to see you at Bourbon Street in a few weeks!!
Marty Roger Carl John Paul Jeff
April 14, 2016
Just Added Another Show To Our "Life Is Good" 2016 Tour
Just added another show to our "Life Is Good" 2016 Tour:
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March 9, 2016
Sign up now in our Store Section for our Second Annual "Rock & Roll Chicago" Golf Outing
Friday September 9th!!!
February 27, 2016
M&R Rush Will Be Returning To The Stage For The 2016 “Life Is Good" Tour!
Well spring is almost here and we hope all is well in the first two months of the New Year!
We are pleased to announce that this summer M&R Rush will be performing on our “Life Is Good" 2016 Tour. Beginning in the second week of May, the tour is scheduled to run through October.
This will be our 14th summer tour… if you remember this was only gong to be a one time event, but because of all our friends and fans coming to the shows…we are having way too much fun to stop!!!!! IT IS KEEPING US YOUNG!!!
This year’s tour will comprise of approximately a dozen dates and will kick off on Saturday May 14th in Merinnotte Park Illinois at a great club called Bourbon Street. We will doing an early show starting at 8:00PM.….this club has a great stage, lights and PA…. also good food.... so get their early to get a good seat and have dinner before we start.
See You Soon & Keep On Rockin'!
Marty Roger Carl John Paul Jeff
Check It Out - All of our music is on sale - "Life Is Good" 2016 Tour - Music Sale!!!!!!! 5 Cd's and our Live DVD For Only $45!!!
Available Now in Our Store Section...
January 27, 2016
Just added this nice venue to our "Life Is Good" 2016 Tour:
Saturday, May 21st, 2016
Austin's Fuel Room
Libertyville, Illinois 60048
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'
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
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:
· 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
"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: