The evening was billed as ” An Acoustic Night of Triumph…and More,” and fans could not have asked for more than what was delivered this past Friday night. A bevy of the Canadian Trio’s most well known songs were offered in a refreshed and acoustic format.
Rik will be performing at Sound Academy in the rock quartet format along with Dave Dunlop (guitar), Steve Skingley (bass), and Mike Churchill (drums). Get your tickets for tonight’s show now!
For the last 4 years Todd’s friends have been keeping his memory alive by doing a fundraiser for the Tomorrows Children’s Fund called Todd’s Night Out. Todd was a major Rik Emmett and Triumph fan. Todd’s Night Out. So far with your help, we have raised forty six thousand dollars!!!
Rik & Michael Shotton’s studio writing projects evolved 2007’s unapologetically classic, hard, melodic rock album Liberty Manifesto – a labor of love that’s life – affirming and liberating, featuring mature lyric themes, polished songwriting and arranging, and challenging ensemble instrumentation. Emmett revisits a style he’d left in ‘93.
Win a pair of tickets to see the Rik Emmett Band August 23rd at Toronto’s Sound Academy. Do not miss one of the world’s best guitarist and founding member of Canada’s best ever hard rock band, Triumph. Details to win towards end of interview.
The fans demanded it, and the fans finally got it. After 20 years apart, the long-awaited Triumph reunion (of vocalist/guitarist Rik Emmett, bassist/keyboardist Mike Levine, and vocalist/drummer Gil Moore) took place at Sweden Rock Festival, on June 7th, 2008. And on August 28th, 2012, fans outside of Sweden will finally get a chance to see, hear, and experience this awesome reunion.
Fourteen prominent members of the Mississauga community were honoured with Diamond Jubilee medals in honour of Queen Elizabeth’s 60th year of service on the British throne. It was a diverse list that included a rock star, a City councillor and a brewery owner, among others.
Tune in to August 31st to live-stream the Tupelo Music Hall concert, which starts at 8pm ET. Wherever you are in the world, you can tune in! You can purchase online tickets for $3 any time the day of the show at www.concertwindow.com/tupelo. This is a new and very cool service!
On Tuesday July 24 Rik will be honoured with the awarding of Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. This award recognizes a significant contribution to Rik’s community and his achievements abroad that have brought credit to Canada.
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