Forty years after their debut, ABBA remains one of the most beloved and enjoyed bands of its kind. Timeless and transcending, their music has touched and sparked an undeniable energy in audiences of all ages.
Experience the music and the majesty with ALWAYS ABBA as they bring you ABBA’s greatest hits featuring Canada's finest vocalists and musicians.
Relive the fun as you enjoy the classic looks and sound that made ABBA famous. ALWAYS ABBA’s impeccable vocals and stellar musicianship makes it easy to see why the band plays to sold out venues across North America and makes them the greatest ABBA tribute as they offer you a night you are sure to love, as your Dancing Queen is reborn.
MICHELLE TRUMAN (Agnetha Lead Vox).
Michelle is a born entertainer. Lead singer for the Canadian Classic rock band TORONTO. An accomplished vocalist, her career spans countless musical theater productions across Canada and europe. Michelle has performed in the sold out musical production “Summer of Love” as Janis Joplin and the epic Monster Rock Orchestra. Touring member of BIG TOP RADIO portraying Joan Jett, Lita Ford and HEART. Michelle has sung with several American symphonies across the United States. She is currently performing with the ABBA tribute, Always ABBA.
KAREN COUGHLIN (Anna-Frid Lead Vox).
Karen is a versatile performer with over 20 years in the entertainment industry. Originally from Halifax, NS, she has headlined for several Canadian symphonies and starred in many productions across Canada and US. She is well known for her work as Patsy Cline, June Carter and Linda Ronstadt in musical review shows as well as roles like Belle in "Beauty & the Beast", The Narrator in "Joseph...", & Sarah in “Guys & Dolls”.
CHRIS JULKE (Bjorn) Guitar and vocals.
Committed to a positive attitude and lifelong flair for performing live music. Invested in quality friendships and partnerships creating and maintaining a network of great people/ musicians. Graduated from the Guitar Institute of Technology in Hollywood, CA 1991. Dedicated the passion of profession. Presently bringing the energy with my ALWAYS ABBA mates to stages across Canada and the United States. Full time member of Helix since 2014.
MIKE WALMSLEY (Benny) Piano and vocals.
Mike Walmsley has been a professional musician in Toronto for over 17 years. For five years, he was the resident "piano man" at The Madison Avenue Pub. Other gigs include dueling pianos, music directing and working in various bands, such as Finnighan, The Free Press, Electric Blonde, Always Abba, and Dreamer (the Supertramp experience).
ED MORTENSON Drums and vocals.
Ed, a freelance drummer and educator, is a graduate from Red Deer College in classical percussion studies as well as a graduate from the Grant McEwen College music program. He has performed all over the world from Afghanistan playing for the troops to Sochi, Russia at the 2014 Olympics. Proud creator of Mornin’ Buzz Coffee Co.
JOEL LIGHTMAN Keyboard Synth, guitar, vocals.
Over twenty years as a musician, Joel Lightman has played with bands such as CCR and M People. When not touring or playing with Always ABBA, Joel runs an agency providing dueling pianos shows across Canada and the USA. Proud creator of the incredibly entertaining GREAT CANADIAN DUELING.