Emerald Rising brings back that 70’s flavored hard rockin heavy guitar riffs with driving rhythms and power vocals. The band consists of seasoned musicians from Long Island, NY who have toured all over the world with other bands. All the members have played with each other in different projects for many years. 

Emerald Rising was formed in 2017 by guitarist Thomas Michael Cavanagh and vocalist Daena D. As the song writing progressed, they realized it was time to rock with a full band. They added Chris Parrett on bass and John LaSpina on drums. 

This powerful quartet released their debut self titled album on vinyl, CD and MP3 in January 2021.  You can check out “Enough” their first videos on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4EmW47N95_CF1ZAmI212EQ) and their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/EmeraldRisingBand). The band is gearing up to do a bunch of tour dates and live video appearances in 2021. This band is a must see and defines the definition of hard rock!!!!

For more information check out http://www.emeraldrisingband.com

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Thomas Cavanagh News

Check out www.emeraldrisingband.com to hear and see songs from this awesome Cavanagh project.

12/18/23 Thomas Cavanagh has joined Smokestack Lightning blues band. The band is legendary blues guitarist Dee Harris, Niles Hughes on drums, Kenny Kearney on bass and Cavanagh on guitar. Their debut gig will be January 26th at Mr Beerys in Bethpage NY. 

12/17/23 Thanks to everyone who came out to the Milleridge Walking the Line Christmas show this weekend. We all had a great time and truly appreciate you being there. 


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