Wednesday November 21st, 2018
The lights are a little brighter at the corner of Toronto’s College and Spadina as the neon sign of the El Mocambo https://elmocambo.com/ (Thursday November 15th, 2018) turned on for the 1st time in four years. The El Mocambo originally opened in 1948 became one of the most important launching pads for Canadian and International music acts. The Rolling Stones, The Ramones, U2, Jimmi Hendrix and Bon Jovi are just some of the artists who have performed at the legendary club. Toronto Mayor John Tory https://www.johntory.ca/ was there for the exciting lighting event along with Canadian boxing legend George Chuvalo https://twitter.com/georgechuvalo?lang=en and new El Mocambo owner and CEO, Michael Wekerle www.michaelwekerle.ca/ (Best known for his role on CBC’s Dragons Den https://www.cbc.ca/dragonsden/ ). Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com was at the lighting and also after party and speaks with musician James Bryan https://www.facebook.com/jamesbryanmusic/ of The Philosopher Kings https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Philosopher_Kings and Prozzäk www.prozzakofficial.com/ about performing at the iconic club back in the day, his thoughts on the nightclubs resurrection and upcoming tour with The Philosopher Kings.