Eugene Ripper (Canada) with Paper Rifles - Free Entry!Gig
23 February 19:00 - 22:00
Eugene Ripper is a Canadian punk alt folk pioneer. From his roots with first wave surf punk rockers Stark Naked and the Fleshtones and throughout a storied solo career featuring a unique mashup of punk, folk, roots and rock and roll. Ripper arrives at The Wee Red Bar promoting his 7th album "Altercool"
Thought I Saw Her
Ballad of the Hangman
Matador from America
“One of Canada’s most respected yet underexposed songwriters” TORONTO STAR.
" Ripper puts spikes back in folk music." VANCOUVER PROVINCE.
Acoustic/indie/punk/rock/singing/hectoring from Edinburgh. Struck Dum Records and Anti-Manifesto. Get to the chorus.
“One of Scotland's finest intelligent singer/songwriters…this is the most joyous and uplifting of rebellions” – Make That A Take
“Passionate and gripping blend of stirring acoustic guitar work with stunning vocals” – Rave Child
“Brilliant songs…listen to them, learn from them, sing along to them” - CPRW
“Debunks the notion that a singer-songwriter has to conform to a certain type…angry and eloquent and rather compelling” – 17 Seconds
“Rooted in the fallout of political discourse…splendid, angry” - Yarbles
“Energetic, socially-conscious odes…definitely a talent to watch” – TV Bomb