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Band to Join, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard.

ABOUT

High Energy classic rock, dance / party / country / southern rock cover band playing anything from Allman Bros to ZZ Top, Martina McBride to Janis Joplin

Current Band Lineup:

Len - Drums / Percussion
Curtis - Guitar / Lead Vocals
Stephen - Keyboards
Mike - Guitar
Chris - Bass / Lead Vocals
Dani - Lead / Background Vocals

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


2022 GIG ANNOUNCEMENTS -- I have the following dates booked so far in 2022 for the RipTide Band:

01/28/22 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 8:00 PM -12:00 AM

02/12/22 Saturday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 7:00 PM -11:00 PM Valentine's Dinner / Dance...$15.00/person for the dinner

05/06/22 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 8:00 PM -12:00 AM

05/14/22 Saturday Salisbury Elks Club Lodge- Salisbury, MD. 7:00 PM -11:00 PM

06/04/22 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

06/24/22 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 8:00 PM -12:00 AM

06/29/22 Wednesday Wachapreague Carnival - Wachapreague, VA. 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

07/01/22 Friday Chincoteague Carnival - Chincoteague, VA 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM...9:15 PM - 10:45 PM (Times - Approximate)

07/02/22 Saturday Crisfield Stars / Stripes - Crisfield, MD. 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM Fireworks at 9:00 PM

07/08/22 Friday (Filling in with the KG Band) Teaguers Pub/Restaurant - Chincoteague, VA. 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

07/09/22 Saturday Trails End - Horntown, VA 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

07/22/22 Friday Chincoteague Carnival - Chincoteague, VA 7::00 PM - 8:00 PM...9:15 PM - 10:45 PM (Times - Approximate)

07/23/22 Saturday Homestead Campground - Georgetown, DE 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

07/27/22 Wednesday Chincoteague Carnival - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM...9:15 PM - 10:45 PM (Times - Approximate) The World Famous Pony Swim is earlier this day..RipTide the Pony gets to meet RipTide the Band...!!

07/29/22 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 7:00 PM -11:00 PM

08/12/22 Friday Salisbury Elks Club Lodge- Salisbury, MD. 7:00 PM -11:00 PM Epic night performance - playing with Tommy Oechsli, Max Myer, and Bob Hayman...!!

08/13/22 Saturday Homestead Campground - Georgetown, DE 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

08/20/22 Saturday Trails End - Horntown, VA. 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

09/17/22 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

10/15/22 Saturday Exmore Vintage Car Show - Exmore, VA 12:00 Noon -3:00 PM

10/22/22 Saturday Crisfield 4th Saturday - Crisfield, MD. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

10/29/22 Saturday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD Halloween Party Dance 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM $10.00/person admission...costume contests

11/18/22 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 7:00 PM -11:00 PM

12/17/22 Saturday Mispillion River Brewing - Milford, DE 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM (our 1st time here)
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2021 GIG ANNOUNCEMENTS:

01/15/21 Friday The Green Stinger - Smyrna, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM (Canceled due to COVID)

03/19/21 Friday The Green Stinger - Smyrna, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM (Canceled due to COVID)

04/30/21 Friday Johnny's Tavern - East New Market, MD 9:30 PM - 12:30 AM

05/21/21 Friday The Green Stinger - Smyrna, DE 8:30 PM - 12:30 AM (Canceled due to COVID

05/22/21 Saturday (4th) Saturday Bay Stroll City Dock - Crisfield, MD. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

05/29/21 Saturday Homestead Campground - Georgetown, DE 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM (Canceled due to rain/weather)

06/12/21 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

06/19/21 Saturday Tom's Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM -10:30 PM

06/26/21 Saturday Tom's Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM -10:30 PM

07/03/21 Saturday Stars & Stripes Freedom Fest City Dock - Crisfield, MD. 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM. Fireworks at 9:15 PM

07/14/21 Wednesday Music In The Park - Milford Library - Milford, DE 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

07/17/21 Saturday Tom's Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM -10:30 PM

07/31/21 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

08/05/21 Thursday Ocean Pines Concert In The Park - Ocean Pines, MD 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

08/14/21 Saturday Johnny's Tavern - East New Market, MD 9:30 PM - 12:30 AM

08/21/21 Saturday Tom's Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM -10:30 PM

08/22/21 Sunday Wicomico County Fair - Winterplace Farm - Salisbury, MD. 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

08/27/21 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 8:00 PM -12:00 AM

08/28/21 Saturday Homestead Campground - Georgetown, DE 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

09/04/21 Saturday Tom's Cove - Chincoteague, VA 7:00 PM -10:30 PM

09/05/21 Sunday Trails End - Horntown, VA 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

09/11/21 Saturday Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

09/24/21 Saturday Johnny's Tavern - East New Market, MD 9:30 PM - 12:30 AM

10/15/21 Friday Salisbury Moose - Salisbury, MD. 8:00 PM -12:00 AM

10/23/21 Saturday Teaguers Pub - Chincoteague, VA 9:00 PM - 1:00 AM


The band played out in 2019 / 2020 at the following

Ocean View Church of Christ - Ocean View, DE
The Green Stinger - Woodside, DE
Elks Lodge #817 - Salisbury, MD
Holly Center - Salisbury, MD.
FOE Eagles - Salisbury, MD
Johnny's Tavern - East New Market, MD
Island House - Wachapreague, VA
American Legion Post #28 - Millsboro, DE
Onancock Elks Lodge #1766 - Accomac, VA. Hog Bash 2019
Roaring Point Campground - Nanticoke, MD.
Fat Daddy's BBQ - Georgetown, DE
Homestead Campground - Georgetown, DE
Georgetown High School Relay For Life Benefit
Seafood City / Sands of Felton - Felton, DE
Tom's Cove Campground - Chincoteague, VA
The Green Stinger - Smyrna, DE
Milford Library (Music In The Park -on Deck) - Milford, DE.
Whiskers Pub - Ocean Pines, MD
Delmar Blue Night Out - Delmar, DE
Poker Run - Chincoteague, VA.
FOE Eagles - Ocean View, DE
Trails End - Horntown, VA

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

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 mixers..call or email me at the above numbers...

Screen name:
len1148972
Member since:
Aug 21 2016
Active within 24 hours
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 - I could be the 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...including DW Collectors / DW Classics / Gretsch / Ludwig / WFL / Premier / Rogers / Slingerland / Yamaha -- snare drums & drum sets; Alesis / Simmons - electronic sets...A. Zildjian / K. Zildjian / Istanbul / Meinl / Paiste / Sabian / TRX / UFIP / Zyn cymbals; DW 5000/9000, Gibraltar - pedals & hardware; LP percussion, Gator / H&;B / Protection Racket / Ahead cases..The current play out / gig sets of choice (see photos): DW Collector Classics Tangerine Glass 24/16/14/12/6.5x14 snare, and Ludwig 1970 Black Panther set w/ 3 ply shells 24/18/16/14, DW Black Nickel Over Brass 5x14 snare drum..I have 18"/20"/22"/24"/26" bass drums to play gigs ANYWHERE...inside or outside ...large or small venues

Full High End JBL PA system to play any size venue inside or outside - powered: subs / mains (tops) / monitor speakers, 100 foot & 200 foot 16 / 24 channel snakes; AKG, Sennheiser, Audio Technica drum mics; Shure & Audio Technica vocal mics; ADJ / Chauvet / Laluce Natz lights.