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Emerson Drive Singer in Emergency Plane Landing
With the recent news of a harrowing, but ultimately miraculous, emergency plane landing in the Hudson River, airborne passengers have perhaps been a bit tense during their travels. But Emerson Drive lead singer Brad Mates and his wife, Jana, had good reason for their nerves to be rattled during a recent flight from Maine to Nashville...
Emerson Drive, Terri Clark Score CCMA Nods
Emerson Drive is celebrating five Canadian Country Music Award nominations -- two for the band and three for individual members in the instrumental categories. "It feels great to be nominated again this year in the group category," lead singer Brad Mates tells GAC...
Emerson Drive’s ‘Moments’ Brings Both Success and Sadness
Emerson Drive have faced major highs and lows since last year's ACM Awards. At the time of the 2007 broadcast, their song 'Moments' was in the Top 5 on the country singles chart. Only a few weeks later, it went all the way to No. 1, a success made all the sweeter since it happened during the annual CMA Music Fest...
Worst Pre-Fame Jobs: No. 13
Dale Wallace: Furniture Upholsterer The Emerson Drive keyboardist earned money for the down payment on his first keyboard by working in his parents' upholstery shop when he was 13. "It was long, hard work," Wallace says,"and I remember that it was in a basement with no windows...
Emerson Drive Bassist Dies Suddenly
Patrick Bourque, former bassist for the country band Emerson Drive, died Wednesday under undisclosed circumstances. Bourque quit the band in August, and was living and working in Canada. His body was found at his home in Montreal just days before his 30th birthday...