Randy Bachman: Every Guitar Tells a Story exhibition extended to end of February 2024
(Calgary, AB — November 9, 2023) National Music Centre (NMC) is excited to announce that legendary Canadian rocker Randy Bachman is returning to NMC’s theatre at Studio Bell on February 9. This time, with his band!
The new live date will feature Bachman’s beloved storytelling, a performance backed by his touring band, and notable instruments from Randy’s personal guitar collection, currently on display in the NMC exhibition, Randy Bachman: Every Guitar Tells a Story. NMC will also be extending the exhibition until the end of February 2024.
“I can’t wait to get back to the National Music Centre’s amazing, intimate theatre to reunite with my fans – and my guitars,” said Randy Bachman. “I’ve been touring with my band all over Canada and the U.S. It’s been wonderful connecting with old and new fans, sharing songs and memories.”
“Since launching the exhibition, guitar enthusiasts from around the world have had the chance to marvel at Randy’s incredible guitar collection,” said Andrew Mosker, NMC’s President and CEO. “We’re thrilled to offer the exhibition to fans for a little bit longer, and welcome Randy back to perform live for everyone.”
Randy Bachman is a legendary figure in the music world through his talents as a guitarist, songwriter, performer, record producer and mentor. A member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame and the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, his music is a soundtrack of the last 40 years of popular music. His many hits with The Guess Who (“These Eyes,” “Laughing,” and “American Woman”) and Bachman-Turner Overdrive (“Let it Ride,” “Takin’ Care of Business,” and “You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet”) continue to resonate today.
Randy Bachman: Every Guitar Tells a Story is a ground-breaking exhibition of guitars that captures a lifetime of collecting by one of Canada’s biggest rock stars. From his earliest experiences with music, and his time spent with The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Bachman shares some of his most personal and memorable experiences from a lifetime of playing, collecting, and loving guitars. With more than 80 instruments curated from Bachman’s collection, visitors will get an up-close look at instruments from every part of his career as well as a selection of his historically significant and uniquely crafted collectors’ items.
Tickets are on sale now for Randy Bachman: Every Guitar Tells a Story Live in Concert on February 9 at 7:30 pm. Premium tickets cost $225 and include a special commemorative photo book of the guitar exhibition. General Admission tickets cost $85 and NMC Members get a 20% discount off both Premium and General Admission tickets. All tickets include access to the exhibition, Randy Bachman: Every Guitar Tells a Story, on the night of the show. Get your tickets now at studiobell.ca/whats-on.
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The National Music Centre (NMC) has a mission to amplify the love, sharing, and understanding of music. It is preserving and celebrating Canada’s music story inside its home at Studio Bell in the heart of the East Village in Mohkinstsis (Calgary) on Treaty 7 territory. NMC is the home to four Canadian music halls of fame, including the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Country Music Hall of Fame, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, and Quebec’s ADISQ Hall of Fame. Featuring musical instruments, artifacts, recording equipment, and memorabilia, the NMC Collection spans over 450 years of music history and innovation. A registered charity with programs that include exhibitions, artist development, performance, and education, NMC is inspiring a new generation of music lovers. For more information about NMC’s onsite activities, please visit studiobell.ca. To check out the NMC experience online, including video-on-demand performances, made-in-Canada stories, and highly entertaining educational content, visit amplify.nmc.ca.
Julijana Capone, Senior Publicist
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