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The Ripcordz

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The Ripcordz have been making music since 1980, and had several releases and a host of club appearances to their credit, playing around Quebec in the early 80's.

Then in 1988, the band started applying themselves full-tilt to changing the face of music as we know it. Since then, they've racked up some impressive numbers: ten full-length albums, a CD-ROM, several EPs, eight videos and traveling more than 200,000 kilometers to play more than a thousand shows.

The band has built a large following by combining a lot of influences-from Punk to rockabilly, hardcore to rock 'n roll-to create its own signature sound. They call that sound "Kidnoise" and the centre of it all is Fun.

The band has received raves for its high-energy shows, as well as its ability not to take itself too seriously. They've played with a wide range of bands including The UK Subs, Misfits, Rancid, Youth Brigade, Gob, The Vibrators, Vice Squad, MDC and Nirvana.

Their stated goal is to sell millions of records ("their way"), quit their day jobs, and finally buy a CD player for their tour van that they call 'Pamela Vanderson'. Current plans include a new album just out this summer called What if they held a Revolution and nobody came?, as well as their eleventh cross-Canada tour.

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Upcoming Tours & Events

USA

Friday February 28th

I.O.O.F. Temple

Oak Harbor, WA

Saturday March 1st

Coog's Budget CDs

Port Angeles, WA

Friday March 28th

Tonic Lounge

Portland, Oregon

w/ MDC

Saturday March 29th

Lucky's Tavern

Eugene, Oregon

w/ MDC and The Soothsayers

Friday April 4th

The Hop!

Spokane, WA

Saturday April 5th

Ray's Golden Lion

Richland, WA

AUSTRALIA

Wednesday April 23rd

Hobart Hotel

Hobart, (Tasmania), Australia

Thursday April 24th

The Evelyn

Fitzroy (Melbourne) (VIC) Australia

Friday April 25th

The Basement

Belconnen (Canberra) (ACT) Australia

Saturday April 26th

Hermann's Bar

Sydney University (NSW) Australia

Sunday April 27th

Prince of Wales

Nundah (Brisbane) (QLD) Australia

Monday April 28th

TBC

Joe Keithley Solo Show

(Brisbane) (QLD) Australia

CHINA

Wednesday April 30th

Macau, China TBC

Thursday May 1st

XXX Gallery

Hong Kong, China

Friday May 2nd

Midi Festival

Beijing, China

Saturday May 3rd

Zebra Festival

Chengdu, China

Sunday May 4th

The Vox

Wuhan, China

Monday May 5th

Yuyintang

Shanghai, China

USA

Wednesday June 4th

Jessie's Lounge

Winter Haven, FL

Thursday June 5th

Terra Fermata

Stuart, FL

Friday June 6th

Sports Page

Satellite Beach, FL

Saturday June 7th

West End Trading Company

Sanford, FL

Sunday June 8th

Beachside Tavern

New Smyrna, FL

Wednesday April 30th

Dirty Jersey

Kamloops, BC

Thursday May 1st

Railway Club

Vancouver, BC

Friday May 2nd

Funky Winkerbeans

Vancouver, BC

Saturday May 3rd

Fernando's

Kelowna, BC

D.O.A.

&

Jenny

TBA

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