Rik Emmett Solo in McKinney, TX on June 14, 2014

May 5, 2014 | shows

Rik Emmett Solo Acoustic show at The Sanctuary in McKinney, Texas on June 14, 2014

Rik Emmett, lead singer and guitarist from the rock band Triumph, returns to Texas to perform an intimate solo acoustic concert at the new special event venue in the Adriatica Village of McKinney – The Sanctuary.

Opening for Rik will be Charlie Farren, who emerged onto the national scene in the early ’80’s as lead singer and guitarist with the Joe Perry Project.  In that band, Charlie established himself as one of the hottest young singers to come from the Boston music scene, writing the hits “Listen To The Rock”, “East Coast, West Coast”, and “I’ve Got The Rock’N’Rolls Again”.

In 1986, Charlie formed Farrenheit and released a self-titled debut album on Warner Brothers.  Three singles from that album, “Fool In Love”, “Bad Habit”, and “Lost In Loveland”, as well as video exposure on MTV, established Farrenheit as one of the premier new rock acts and receiving awards, media attention and new fans across the country.

Charlie’s new CD, TUESDAY, features the title track that was written but never released by longtime friend, the late Brad Delp, powerhouse vocalist for the legendary band Boston.

The evening will start with a special solo acoustic performance by Jonah Smith, lead singer, guitarist, songwriter, of the local Dallas band Plowboy.  The band, which released its debut CD “Headlong & Roaming” and toured with Black Rebel Motorcycle Club in 2013, enters the studio to record all new material in 2014.