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 and remained in the charts for ten weeks, 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 and the Academy main room.
Within the past month, the Riptide Movement have toured India and represented Ireland at the Rendezvous festival in Delhi attended by 150,000 people, they have just sold out their Olympia Theatre headliner in Dublin for their show on November 10th 2012 as part of an extensive Irish tour. Internationally the release of new single ‘Hot tramp’ in Germany is scheduled for November 26 th 2012 and a European tour beckons in December 2012, including dates in Holland, Germany, Austria and Prague.