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Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol ~ Yacht Crashers

Ages 21 and up
Saturday, April 27
Doors: 7pm // Show: 7:30pm

AGE RESTRICTION: Only Ages 21+ can purchase tickets for this show. NO REFUNDS/EXCHANGES for anyone underage who purchases or attempts to use these tickets.

Doors: 7:00 PM

Show: 7:30 PM

Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol
“Our catalog has never been short on big dumb riffs, but the idea on this record was to really turn the screw,” says RBBP bassist Aaron Metzdorf. On Big Dumb Riffs, that screw is cranked incredibly tight.  “We just wanted ‘the part’: The opening of Pantera’s ‘Primal Concrete Sledge’, the breakdown in Primus’ ‘Pudding Time’ — the shit that makes you move and lose your mind. Just that part the whole time.”  Across 11 concise, taut songs — most clocking in around 2 minutes or less — Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol demonstrates their skillful ability to blend the merciless low end of Leo Lydon’s 8-string guitar, Aaron Metzdorf’s masterful chordwork on the bass, and Sean St.Germain’s driving drumming.  Hot on the heels of their breakout 5th studio release Doom Wop (2023), Rickshaw Billie’s Burger Patrol returns with Big Dumb Riffs: A whole new variant of the fuzzed out, overdriven, melodic, groovy music they have been making since 2016. While Big Dumb Riffs is decidedly more aggressive and rhythmic, it still retains the overtly melodic feel of Doom Wop. But Leo Lydon’s vocals are considerably more angry and negative (song titles like “1-800-EAT-SHIT” and “Body Bag” should be a clue.)  “The whole writing process was, ‘what if we just played two notes the whole song’,” Metzdorf says. “‘What if we tuned down to almost unusable string tension?’, ‘what if we write a record that will make everyone say ‘wow that is dumb’? Leo and I really move around on stage a lot. Being a dingus is crucial to the groove. All these riffs were designed to allow us to act bigger and dumber on stage.”  Big Dumb Riffs will be available for streaming and download on March 22, 2024. LP to follow in late Spring.

Yacht Crashers
Hailing from various ports in the Philadelphia region, the Yacht Crashers are composed of members from a wide spectrum of musical influences and backgrounds. Guitarist Steve Traekner (Dull Knives) and Drummer Kenny Madden (Dull Knives, Quiet Arcs, Aneurysm Rats) conceived of the idea and brought along veteran Bass player Scott Signorino (Sold, Desperate Living) to form the core of the musical unit. Front man and former hip hop MC Jesse Gray (Princes of Babylon, Delicious) rounded out the crew. Taking influences from punk, hardcore, 70s riff rock and 80s cult classic movies, the Crashers have been described in the press as “muscular, powerful punk,” but if you asked them they would probably say they sound more like “powerful, muscular punk.” Never taking themselves too seriously, they bring high energy, brightly colored outfits and good times to every stage they hit, their shows being described as a mix between a Love Boat episode and an orgasmic sonic explosion. If you’re looking for high energy and fun, loud music, the Yacht Crashers have arrived just in time.

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