Famous for their live shows, Ambush has built an intensely loyal fan base in Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. The Ambush Army is a quarter of a million fans strong and still growing! Performing to captivate crowds of all ages.
In 2006 Ambush was crowned champions of the CMT reality series "Plucked." Being part of the series allowed the band to shoot their first ever video for the Country Music News top 20 song "This Could Be The Night." In the show's finale, Ambush garnered over 50% of the total fan votes cast in winning, which allowed the band to shoot a follow up video for their hauntingly beautiful song "In This Room."
Ambush has been recognized by the Canadian music industry with multiple nominations for Canadian Country Music Association awards, including: Independent Group or Duo of the Year (2006). Independent Group or Duo of the Year (2007) & Group or Duo of the Year (2007).
Soon, the world will know what their legions of fans have known for years: Ambush is raw energy, sheerentertainment, and just plain fun!
Frank Blanchet; guitar and banjo: Started out as a child and just stayed that way! A former teacher, he began playing guitar 25 years ago on the cruise boats that sailed out of Kingston Ontario. That’s where he might have passed…
Dan "H" Mahoney; bangs on things: Ahoy. Retired from the Wavy Navy and living the Good Life in the Brighton Hills. Rockin’ and a rollin’ since 1972 and still going strong. Has finally landed in a band with a sense of humour and`s lovin’ it. Has one loving wife, one faithful hound, and three kool kats. Speaking of kool…
Dave Praskey: Cool bass player. David is a biologist and has a beautiful wife, daughter and dog. When asked how he liked switching from guitar to bass, he replied "Great, fewer strings." He is a Jackson Browne clone.
Vic Schukov; lead guitar: Did stand-up comedy for a few years. Nobody laughed so he learned how to play guitar.