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Test 4 Echo

Cover Band from Vancouver, BC - Will travel up to 40 miles
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TEST 4 ECHO is Victoria's Premier Rush Tribute band. Formed in the Spring of 1998 by bassist Rene Klinkenberg and drummer Terry Groom, the pair recruited Wayne Lukus (Vocals and Keyboards) and Brian Lyster (Lead and Rhythm Guitar) The members of TEST 4 ECHO appreciate Rush's music so much that they only play Rush and nothing else. This classifies the band as a Special Event.

RUSH is an established and popular Canadian rock power trio that has seen and has contributed to three decades of popular music and has 24 album releases to date with the first self-titled `Rush', released in 1974 to the latest release, `Different Stages' in 1998. All Rush albums have been Certified Gold, Platinum or Multi-Platinum. In this regard, Rush stands currently in the TOP 5 Gold-Certified bands at 22 certifications, next to The Beatles (39), The Rolling Stones (37) and KISS (23). Rush received the Order of Canada on February 27, 1997 and a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame on May 27, 1999. The success of the band and the devotion of its ardent fans and followers have spawned some 30 Rush tribute bands worldwide.

Why a Rush Tribute?

Each member of TEST 4 ECHO is a die-hard Rush fan. That is the primary drive behind putting together this Tribute project. This project has been in the works for 2 years and attention to detail has been meticulous. Since Rush does not tour as much as they used to, and there are still lots (LOTS!) of people out there who just love to listen to them Test 4 Echo members felt that there is a market for a Tribute band dedicated to playing only RUSH. To certain members of this Tribute act, it represents the fulfillment of a dream.

Quality of performance

The performers go to extensive lengths to ensure that the reproduction is accurate. This requires certain technical skills and perseverance. The performers utilize their individual and collective musical knowledge to drive the performance of this band. The goal is not to give their own impressions or interpretations of Rush's music, it is to reproduce it to the best of their abilities while offering a show that is wonderfully entertaining, both musically and visually. Rush fans are very picky, and the show reflects that while doing justice to the band that forms the basis of this tribute project.



Ultimately, the performance is for the benefit of the audience. From the audience's standpoint, they know what to expect at a Test 4 Echo show. Almost everyone in the audience is a die-hard fan, which makes the whole experience much more intense for both the audience and the performers. They come and see us play and have as good a time as we do.

Special Considerations

Sound:

Test 4 echo has recognized the importance of sound reproduction and has gone through great lengths to hire and train a dedicated and professional sound engineer who travels with the band and is familiar with the music and the key points in the show to help achieve the strict standards of sound reproduction set by the band. Providing our own sound technician ensures that where ever Test 4 echo plays the sound is consistent and also relieves stress from the establishment in having to provide people to work with the band to produce the show. The only thing required by the establishment to be provided is the Sound equipment and P.A. and our trained professionals will do the rest

Light Show:

Rush is not only well known for their musical performance but also for their incredible lightshow.
Test 4 echo has recognized the importance of lighting effects reproduction and has gone through great lengths to hire and train a dedicated and professional lighting engineer who travels with the band and is familiar with the music and the key points in the show to help achieve the strict standards of light show reproduction set by the band.
Test 4 Echo has invested around $5000.00 in their lighting equipment. From special lighting equipment, follow spots, smoke machines and lasers. This is an essential part of the show and has taken months to study, design, build and choreograph.



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Please note Test 4 Echo will also travel to Richmond, New Westminster, Delta, Port Moody, Bowen Island, Lions Bay, Port Coquitlam, Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows, Point Roberts, Surrey, Granthams Landing, Gibsons, White Rock, Milner, Blaine, Port Mellon, Galiano, Britannia Beach, Langley, Roberts Creek, Maple Ridge, Mayne, Custer, Saturna, Thetis Island, Sechelt, Gabriola, Garibaldi Highlands, Pender Island.
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