Ambush, “Canada’s Rockin’ Country Band” has been delivering their own brand of high-octane country music since 1993. The trio of Mark McDonell, Kris Lafontaine, and Danny Derue are a dynamic group of performers who share an unprecedented combination of talent, experience, and contagious enthusiasm.
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, sheer entertainment, and just plain fun!