“I wanted to try a lot of different things like 12 string guitar, jazz or blues. I’ve always taken a magpie approach to things. If I see something shiny, I want to collect it,” he said, noting his audiences have stuck with him through his many evolutions.
“It’s amazing. A lot of people want to hear the hits, but I just have a small loyal band of followers who like Rik Emmett’s evolutions,” he said.