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 toured Germany, Russia, France, India
and the UK, supported Bon Jovi and Bob Dylan, and have been a regular feature on all the major
Irish festivals over the past three years, including Oxegen, Electric Picnic, the Westport Festival and
the Sea sessions, it is unanimously agreed by critics across the board that the Riptide Movement are
the best live band to come out of Ireland in recent memory.
Recent accolades include three top 20 singles and a top 20 platinum selling album 'What about the
tip jars' in 2009. Sophomore album 'Keep on keepin' on' was released to critical acclaim in Ireland,
and charted at number 6 in the official Irish album charts in 2012, they have rocked out to 35,000 people in the RDS with Bon Jovi and supported Bob Dylan in Finsbury Park in London, within the past year the Riptide Movement have sold out headline shows at
Whelan’s, the Academy main room and the Olympia Theater.
After selling out their 1st Olympia Theater Headliner in Dublin last November, they return to play another 2 shows there in May 2013 as part of an extensive Irish tour, for tour details and ticket info, please visit www.trm.ie
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What the critics are saying:
Dublin rock band the Riptide Movement, 'A highly impressive album, a genuine calling card from the
Riptide Movement, the most defiant young band in aeons"
'Packed with great songs screaming to be released on to a live stage'
'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'
'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'
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
'One of the best rock albums to come out of Ireland in the last 20 years'
'It’s an experience. But a good one that your ears will enjoy a lot'
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