Rin Tin Tiger is not your father’s folk rock. Forget the interlocking harmonies of Crosby, Stills and Nash. Never mind the laid back melodies of Fairport Convention. These guys seek to grab your attention and then throttle it until it’s gasping for air. Combining the manic wit of Dylan’s earliest years, the energy of punk and the reckless abandon of outlaw country, Rin Tin Tiger show you just how vicious the acoustic guitar can be. It’s foot-stomping, hand-clapping rock music that virtually guarantees a good time for the listener.
The group’s latest release, Splinter Remedies, is available now and they can be seen live at the Rickshaw Stop this Wednesday. Come out and bring your dad. I think even he’ll dig it.
Rin Tin Tiger, Sheppard, Luke Sweeney
April 2, 2014
8pm, $12, all ages