5. The River band is a collection of this country's finest musicians. Their combined musical pedigrees reads like a complete potted history of our popular musical culture.With working credits covering the last forty years, its members have worked with artists and bands of the highest calibre. From Paul McCartney and Gerry Rafferty, Tears For Fears and Deep Purple, through to Massive Attack, Neneh Cherry and beyond. The bands musical abilities are still regularly sought out in the recording studio. Fronted by two times, Grammy nominee, Sandy McLelland, the band has quickly become the most accomplished and exciting act on the local scene. Playing a range of tunes, some you know, some you wont, always in their own unique style, The River has a musical take that is never less than exhilarating. If you like your rock with a lot of soul, or your country with a little bit of blues, The River is a must see.