For 18 years, Rik Emmett was estranged, both personally and professionally, from the two other members of the legendary Canadian classic rock power trio Triumph. But a melting of the icy relationship between him, Gil Moore and Mike Levine in 2006 has led to a rekindled friendship and working relationship that continues, on and off, to this day.
The latest album by Mississauga band The Troubs started off as a challenge between the band’s two members, Rik Emmett and Dave Dunlop.The two were kicking around ideas to help flesh out their set list and were considering what cover songs they’d like to perform live. Talk quickly turned to what songs would be interesting to play, considering the band is essentially just two men and two acoustic guitars.
Interview with Colleen Carew, WZBA 100.7 The Bay in Annapolis, Maryland. Rik chats about the upcoming release with Dave Dunlop and subsequent tour, baseball, football, Triumph, what makes him tick, and more!
One of the initiatives to accomplish the Resource Center’s goals is a benefit concert at the Stahl Family Theatre on Sat., Aug. 27 featuring former Triumph star, Rik Emmett. Coordinated by Alumni Board Member Ron Eberle ‘84, the event will provide a boost to the Kids At-Risk Program.
Listen in to Rik’s interview with Planète Jazz discussing everything from Triumph to his collaborations with Dave Dunlop.
Join backstageaxxess.com and Mr. E as they touch on a range of topics including (but not limited to): Triumph, P.R.O., sports, and much, more more!
We figured it was high time to formally introduce you to this talented and comedic performer who definitely knows his way around a 6-string. Enter, Dave Dunlop…