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Are you a club owner, event coordinator, someone looking to hire a band for a private party, or just been informed your booked band has cancelled at the 11th hour, etc give me a ring...we are looking to line up 2019 bookings / gigs now for High Energy classic rock, dance / party cover band playing Allman Bros to ZZ Top, Brooks & Dunn to Stevie Wonder..5 piece live band -- Lead Vocalist / Guitarist / Keyboardist / Bassist / Drummer looking to play out 2 - 4 times per month .... veteran experienced players (over 100 years collective experience).

Current Band Lineup:

Len Rubin - Drums / Percussion
Skip Bassford - Guitar
Randy Speidel - Keyboards / Vocals
Bill Boyan - Bass Guitar / Vocals
Ricky Paquette - Lead Vocals

"Ride the Tide" with the RipTide Band...!!!

Here is a link to the bands page ...
RipTide Band - Salisbury, MD. homepage

s://./Riptide-band-Salisbury-Md-196507247536396/

Here is our newest mini video "collage" recorded 2/22/19 at the Elks Lodge #817 - Salisbury for the band.

s://./nick.serafini.59/videos/404772446984181/

Here are some other recent videos, and photos of the band

I'm A Believer - The Monkees
s://./nick.serafini.59/videos/396975661097193/


All Right Now - Free
s://./nick.serafini.59/videos/pcb.399543444173748/399542890840470/?type=3&theater

Funk #49 - James Gang
s://./riptidebandsalisburymd/videos/2386029404963267/

Midnight Rider - Allman Bros.
s://./riptidebandsalisburymd/videos/1405752406274175/

Superstition - Stevie Wonder
s://./196507247536396/videos/479264319254556/

Photos of the band's current line-up
s://./pg/riptidebandsalisburymd/photos/?ref=page_internal
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Here is a link to the new page ...
RipTide Band - Salisbury, MD. videos

s://./pg/Riptide-band-Salisbury-Md-196507247536396/videos/

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SPECIAL GIG ANNOUNCEMENTS:

We are getting started in booking the RipTide Band out for 2019...we have the following dates so far:

02/08/19 Friday Ocean View Church of Christ - Ocean View, DE 7:00 - 9:00 PM (Trio)

02/09/19 Saturday The Green Stinger - Woodside, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

02/22/19 Friday Elks Lodge #817 - Salisbury, MD 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

02/27/19 Wednesday Holly Center - Salisbury, MD. 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

03/30/19 Saturday FOE Eagles - Salisbury, MD 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

04/26/19 Friday Johnny's Tavern - East New Market, MD 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

04/27/19 Saturday Island House - Wachapreague, VA 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

05/03/19 Friday American Legion Post #28 - Millsboro, DE 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

05/04/19 Saturday Onancock Elks Lodge #1766 - Accomac, VA. Hog Bash 2019 12:00 Noon - 4:00 PM

05/17/19 Friday American Legion Post #28 - Millsboro, DE 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

05/18/19 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD. 6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

05/23/19 Thursday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

05/25/19 Saturday Homestead Campground - Georgetown, DE 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

05/30/19 Thursday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

06/01/19 Saturday Georgetown High School Relay For Life Benefit 4:45 PM - 6:00 PM

06/06/19 Thursday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

06/07/19 Friday Elks Lodge #817 - Salisbury, MD 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

06/13/19 Thursday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

06/14/19 Friday Seafood City / Sands of Felton - Felton, DE 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

06/15/19 Saturday Tom's Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

06/20/19 Thursday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

06/27/19 Thursday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

06/28/19 Friday The Green Stinger - Smyrna, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM (Canceled due to AC problems at the Stinger)

06/29/19 Saturday Toms Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

07/12/19 Friday Elks Lodge #817 - Salisbury, MD 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

07/17/19 Wednesday Milford Library (on Deck) - Milford, DE. 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

07/20/19 Saturday Toms Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

07/26/19 Friday Island House - Wachapreague, VA 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

07/27/19 Saturday Whiskers Pub - Ocean Pines, MD 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

08/03/19 Saturday Toms Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

08/09/19 Friday Delmar Blue Night Out - Delmar, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

08/10/19 Saturday Toms Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

08/16/19 Friday Elks Lodge #817 - Salisbury, MD 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

08/17/19 Saturday Toms Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

08/23/19 Friday The Green Stinger Smyrna, De 8:30 PM-12:30 AM

08/24/19 Saturday Toms Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

09/14/19 Saturday Poker Run - Chincoteague, VA. 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (with Front Page News)

09/28/19 Saturday Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM End of season pig roast

10/12/19 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.6:30 PM - 10:30 PM

10/18/19 Friday American Legion Post #28 - Millsboro, DE 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

10/19/19 Saturday FOE Eagles - Ocean View, DE 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

10/25/19 Friday The Green Stinger - Woodside, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

10/26/19 Saturday Trails End - Horntown, VA 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

11/08/19 Friday The Green Stinger - Smyrna, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM

11/16/19 Saturday American Legion Post #28 - Millsboro, DE 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

We are currently available for some November / December dates, as well as for NY Eve..contact us..!!

More to follow.. Ride The Tide With RipTide
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The band played out in 2018 at the following:

Tall Tales - Parsonsburg, MD
Gray Hare Tavern - Rehoboth, DE
Fairgrounds Restaurant / Bar - Onancock, VA
16 Mile Brewery - Georgetown, DE
Salisbury Festival - Salisbury, MD
Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD
Chincoteague Carnival - Chincoteague, VA
Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE
County Fair - Winterplace Farm Salisbury, MD
Johnny's Tavern - East New Market, MD
Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD
R & R Grille - Laurel, DE
The Green Stinger - Woodside, DE
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The band played out in 2017 at the following:

Salisbury Moose Lodge - Salisbury, MD
Steamers - Chincoteague, VA
Oasis Bar - Whaleyville, MD
Sage Diner & Bar - Pocomoke, MD (old Upper Deck Bar)
Hebron Carnival - Hebron, MD Wednesday July 05, 2017
We had a "blast" playing here...almost 4000 people
in attendance present...right before their awesome 4th of
July Fireworks display..
Fairgrounds Restaurant / Bar - Onancock, VA
Wicomico County Fair - Winterplace Farm Salisbury, MD.
Redmans - Fruitland, MD

If you are a band and need a last minute fill-in drummer, or ...an area drummer looking for vintage drums / cymbals / parts / cases, etc. call me (DO NOT TEXT) 443-260-4800 (Office), 410-430-5769 (Cell) or email me LRubin60

I have recently upgraded the PA system, and have additional high-end equipment available now for sale -- Carvin DCM2000 power amps, (2) Carvin 16 channel mixers, Peavey 16 channel mixer, passive Community Monitors (pair), passive / powered JBL mains, EV & Klipsch passive subs...call or email me at the above numbers...

Screen name:
len1148972
Member since:
Aug 21 2016
Active within 1 week
Level of commitment:
Very Committed
Years playing music:
40
Gigs played:
Over 100
Tend to practice:
2-3 times per week
Available to gig:
2-3 nights a week
Most available:
Nights

Influences

All styles...classic rock / rock / blues / country / 60's R& B / funk / progressive / jazz / southern rock, etc.

John Bonham (Led Zep) and his Ludwig Amber Vistalites, Ringo Starr (Beatles) and his Ludwig Black Oysters, John Densmore (Doors) and Bun E Carlos (Cheap Trick) and their Ludwig Mod Oranges), Charlie Watts (Rolling Stones) and his Gretsch drums, Carter Beauford (Dave Matthews), Buddy Rich, Neil Peart (Rush), Mitch Mitchell (Jimi Hendrix), Michael Derosier (Heart), Ginger Baker (Cream), Simon Kirke (Bad Company), plus many, many other drummers too numerous to list;

My mother telling me to play the harmonica and not the drums - last one to arrive / first to leave....I guess I didn't listen very well...lol

Instrument experience:

Drums:
Advanced

EQUIPMENT

One of the largest vintage drum collections in the DelMarVa area...playing Ludwig / WFL / Rogers / Slingerland / DW / Gretsch / GMS / Remo / Yamaha / DDrum / Crush / Pork Pie / Premier -- snare drums / drumsets; Alesis / Simmons - electronic drumsets...A. Zildjian / K. Zildjian / Sabian / Paiste / Istanbul / Meinl / TRX cymbals; DW 5000/Gibraltar/Ludwig - pedals & hardware; LP percussion, Gator/H&B//Protection Racket/Ahead cases..The current play out set of choice: Ludwig 1970 Black Panther set w/ 3 ply shells..24/18/16/14, and DW black brass snare drum..

Full High End PA system - Carvin 32 & 16 channel mixers, JBL Eon powered main / monitor speakers (15s / 10s), and JBL PRX 18" powered subs, Carvin DCM power amps, Yamaha / JBL PA main passive cabinets; EV & Klipsch passive subs, 100 foot & 200 foot 24 channel snakes; AKG, Sennheiser, Audio Technica drum mics; Sennheiser, Shure & Audio Technica vocal mics; ADJ / Chauvet / Laluce Natz lights.