Have you ever went to see a band you like play a live concert, only to be less than satisfied with their performance? While it is true that some performers are better recorded, this is most certainly not the case for acclaimed musician Rick Springfield. Rick Springfield is coming to Niagara Falls for three special dates, January 29th, 30th, and 31st 2015. In fact, anyone who has seen Rick Springfield will agree that he is one of the best live performers out there. This may because Rick Springfield had been in both movies and music groups, being the rare musician to have success in other areas of media.
Rock Springfield, the Early Years
Rick Springfield was born into a military family, spending a great deal of his childhood on army bases in both Australia and Britain. A musician from a very early age, Rick Springfield fronted a number of bands when he was younger, including Jordy Boys, Wakedy Wak, and Zoot. These early years helped teach Rick Springfield much of what he would master later in life. From performing live in front of others to acting, it would be some time before Rick Springfield made it big.
A Brief Stint As An Actor
While waiting for his music career to take off, Rick Springfield began playing different parts in Hollywood. He was a bit part on the Six Million Dollar Man in 1974, as well as the Rockford Files in 1973. In addition, he had a re-occuring role on the Young and the Restless, as well as General Hospital.
Incredible Success as a Musician
Soon Rick Springfield’s music career took off, leading to some of his greatest hts on his “Working Class Dog” Album. Some of these hits include his most famous “Jessie’s Girl,” which became a number one record in the United States. There was also “Success Hasn’t Spoiled Me Yet,” as well as “Don’t Talk to Strangers,” which also helped define Rick Springfield as a hit musician. Since then, Rick Springfield has continued to hone his craft, making music and occasionally going on tour.
A Master Stage Presence
With years in television and a history of being on the front stage, Rick Springfield is no stranger to live performances. Instead, he helps take the live performance to the next lever, providing a degree of acting and performance in his music that is hard to replicate. As a result, Rick Springfield is considered one of the best musicians to see live, for both the passion of the performance and quality of the music. Catch him this January in Niagara Falls at the Fallsview Casino Resort.
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