Latest News

 6/01/21
YOU SET THE DOWNLOAD PRICE

Dear friends, For the month of June, you guys can set your own price here on the site. Grab what you want and just pay what you think it's worth. I've also added a couple of re-worked covers that are 100% FREE TO YOU. Ail I ask is that you SHARE it if you LIKE it. 

Click on the MY MUSIC tab above to get started. 

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5/22/21

1ST PRESSING OF UGLY BABIES IS SOLD OUT
And just like that, 2500 copies of my new EP are gone in less than 90 days. I can't begin to say how overwhelmed I am at the response. So, to all of you who plunked down your good money, even if it was a sympathy or friendship buy, THANK YOU!
 

4/25/21
BELAFONTE LIFE IS #1!

BeachFront Radio names "'the Belafonte Life' as the Top Trop Rock Song for April! I'm absolutely floored, given the amazing songs that make up the rest of the trop 5. SEE THE TROP FIVE HERE

4/10/21
MOTM 2021 CONFIRMED
Excited to let y'all know that I'm headed back to Key West to perform at Meeting of the Minds this year, Nov 4th & 5th. The show on the 5th is a tribute to the great Jim Morris, and I'm deeply honored to be one of the folks asked to play a couple of Jim's songs. Hit me back with some of YOUR favorites, and I'll work off your suggestions. more 
details as I get em. Hope to see you there!

"UGLY BABIES" EP is now available for streaming and download at all major online platforms near you.

LISTEN NOW ON GREAT RADIO STATIONS LIKE:

Beachfront Radio   

US 41 Radio

Permanent Vacation Radio

Radio A1A

WXKB HD-2 The Beach, Ft Myers, FL

 

 

 

 

 

 

JOINING ME ON THE NEW ALBUM ARE THE BORROWED STARS: 
-Mark Williams (OAR, Fountains of Wayne) producing and laying down the GOOD guitar parts
-Daniel Clarke (KD Lang, Ryan Adams) on keys and squeezebox
-Derek Ferrell (Will Hill Band, Defrayal, Roadhouse Clams) on bass
-Dusty Ray Simmons (Ryan Adams, Chris Jacobs Band) on drums/percussion
-Phoebe Sharp on backing vocals
-Tom Hnatow on Pedal Steel Guitar

I am so very proud of what we've done here together, and I hope to perform it live in your town sometime this year.

-Rik
 

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