“A Tribute To Queen” is a world class act. The band faithfully recreate the grand scope of Queen’s live shows, both musically and visually, with attention to detail unlike ever experienced since Queen filled stadiums around the world.
Rick Rock is a Canadian entertainer and recording artist from the Windsor area. He has had a thriving career performing classic rock and supporting countless international artists through the years. He regularly performs his one-man Freddie Mercury show at corporate events, and stole the show at the 2010 North American Queen Convention. He has performed for many charities and fund-raising events, and endorses The Mercury Phoenix Trust, an AIDS charity run by the remaining members of Queen. His live stage performance and extraordinary voice makes him one of the finest Freddie Mercury tribute acts in the world. Now teamed up with a band of world class musicians, he insists this show is “Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind!”
Bob Wegner has years of experience in the studio and on stage. In 2006, he was hand-picked by Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor to play guitar in the Toronto production of the We Will Rock You musical. One of the 700+ shows was a performance with Brian and Roger. He plays in a dance band called Butterface who are regulars on the casino circuit, and is involved with Classic Albums Live, a group of musicians dedicated to faithfully recreating some of the best music ever written note for note in theatres all around North America. Recently he contributed to a project called Fabletongue, whose tracks are currently in the capable hands of Grammy-winning producer David Bottrill (King Crimson, Tool, Dream Theater, Muse, Silverchair).
Greg Hawco is a Newfoundland-born percussionist and composer. He studied orchestral percussion at Memorial University School of Music, and continued his studies at McGill University where he achieved a Masters Degree in Orchestral Performance. Greg has recorded drums and percussion with numerous artists, most notably Great Big Sea. Most recently, he recorded on Alan Doyle’s new album, “Boy on The Bridge.” Greg is also a successful composer. He has composed and conducted numerous works for orchestra, and his music has been performed throughout Canada. He also composes for television and film, most notably for the CBC television series “Republic of Doyle.” Greg brings years of intent study of Roger Taylor’s unique drumming style to the band.
A Tribute To Queen is “Guaranteed to Blow Your Mind!