THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT, PUGWASH & THE SHOOS
Sounds of Summer
THE RIPTIDE MOVEMENT
Dublin rock quartet the Riptide Movement are renowned for their phenomenal live shows, filling out venues and rocking out festivals all over Europe, they have been dubbed as the best live band to come out of Ireland in recent memory.
The Riptide Movement’s new album ‘Keep on keepin’ on’ was released on April 20th 2012 and entered the Official Irish album charts at number 6, ‘Keep on keepin’ on’ has received rave reviews and has been hailed as the best album to come out of Ireland in the last twenty years, be sure to catch them at a festival near you this summer.
‘A highly impressive album, a genuine calling card from the Riptide Movement, the most defiant young band in aeons” – Hot Press
‘Packed with great songs screaming to be released on to a live stage’ – The Sun
‘Keep on keepin’ on’ is a record that sounds as good on CD as it does at their fantastic live shows. Its polished in places, raw when it needs to be and packed with some belting rock n roll tunes’ – The Mirror
‘Magnificent & Raw’ – The Irish Times
‘Renowned for their passionate live performances, the Riptide Movement have finally captured that power and emotion on their second album ‘Keep on keepin’ on’ – The Sunday World
‘The Riptide Movement know how to work their audience. They’re a natural band that fans can believe in. Honest rock ‘n’ roll’ – Ilovesaturday.ie
The Riptide Movement have proved that all the hype is in this case most definitely deserved. It would be a surprise if The Riptide Movement don’t see themselves nominated for a Meteor Choice Award next year. – Golden Plec
‘One of the best rock albums to come out of Ireland in the last 20 years’ – Dublin Uncut
‘It’s an experience. But a good one that your ears will enjoy a lot’ – joe.ie
SOUNDS OF SUMMER
It is also :
21st June – REVEREND DEADEYE
21st June – CASHIER NO 9
22nd June – SPOOK OF THE THIRTEENTH LOCK
23rd June – THE NOTAS, BIG SEPTEMBER, THE YIPS
23rd June – DOTT, TELL NO FOXX, REDWOODS
24th June – LITTLE GREEN CARS
AFTER THE GIG
Whelan’s Indie Club w/ Late Bar from 10:30pm or check out the bands playing The Midnight Hour in the upstairs venue (FREE ENTRY, 12am).