NEWS

tRRb to open for TKHH 

The Rik Reese band will open for Grammy award winners, The Kentucky Headhunters on Oct 4th.  
Show will take place in Perth Andover, New Brunswick at the Perth Andover Civic Center.   This show marks Rik's second time opening for TKHH.

2014 Alberta Canada tour finishes with a bang! 

A successful 2014 tour of Alberta has the band already back home planning a 2015 return to the western province.   The band's 'audience captivating show' has lead to invitations to return as early as spring 2015.  

"With already receiving two encores, Rik Reese band left the crowd so wild...one more song and the fans would be burning down the port-potties"--Stage Manager, Big Valley Jamboree--Alberta, Canada.

Rik Reese Retires Band Name 

   After a successful 10 year tenure (2003-2013), Rik Reese has retired his band name, NEON HIGHWAY.  The band has saw an evolution of members in the past decade and with recent departures, Rik has decided now was the right time to retire the NEON HIGHWAY name in the memory of previous bassist, Pete King. The changes will see the launch of Rik's exciting new project aptly known as, RIk Reese Band.

Archives

  • Selected to perform for third consecutive year at Cavendish Beach Music Festival, PEI, Canada. 
  • Nominated for 2011 Music New Brunswick Award for Video of the Year. 
  • RR&NH to open for Doc Walker/Tara Oram--Bridgewater, NS-July 29/30, 2011 (www.thebigex.com) 
  • RR&NH chosen to return to Cavendish Beach Fest for a Main Stage performance with Toby Keith, Eric Church, Chad Brownlee, The Stellas. (www.cavendishbeachfest.com) 
  • RR&NH to appear on national variety/talk show--The Candy Show. Air fall 2011 on APTN (www.thecandyshow.com) 
  • Single, Headin Down to Memphis, TOP CANADIAN single for 2010 on CJSE Country 89.5 Top 89 Year end countdown
  • Rising Star Showcase: Band chosen for a performance on the East Coast Music  2011 Rising Star Showcase stage in Charlottetown, PEI--April 2011. 
  • Single, Headin Down to Memphis, selected on Top Picks of the week with Johnny Reid by the CCMIA (Canadian Council of Music Industry Associations)--National Post.
  • 2010 Music New Brunswick Nominee:  Group Recording of the Year , Country Recording of the Year 
  • MNB 2010 : Band showcases on Music New Brunswick Mainstage at Empress Theatre-Moncton, NB 
  • 2009: Rik Reese & Neon Highway win for top Canadian video in response to a North American wide contest sponsored by Sennheiser. The contest called for entries to demonstrate their appreciation of quality sound and products and how they would allocate the winnings. After much deliberation, video submission by Rik Reese & NH was chosen as the top Canadian submission and second overall for North America. The band now exclusively uses Sennheiser microphone products. 
  • Rik Reese & Neon Highway selected to open for Nashville Hitmaker, Little Texas (Moncton, NB)