A SoCal Original...

Since 2014, The Ripkatz have won over the hearts of music lovers from all walks of life with their unique blend of Rock & Roll, Swing, Punk, Outlaw Country and just about any other music that gets the blood pumping and toes tappin'. They have performed at a variety of venues and festivals all over Southern California and beyond.  They are honored to have shared the bill with legends like Brian Setzer, Lee Rocker, The Blasters, James Intveld, Robert Gordon, Shooter Jennings, Neckromantix, Big Sandy, Wanda Jackson, and many more.  They have recorded two albums, of which 'The Bad Are Better Off' (their first full length album), was nominated for album of the year in 2017.  They were voted 'Best New Artist' at the 2016 Ventura County Music Awards.  Their music has been played on radio and internet stations from the U.S. to Canada, Japan, and across Europe. Originally performing under the name 'Galactic Polecats', the band changed their name and branding in 2018 to reflect their evolving sound and direction.  The Ripkatz have earned the admiration and affection of critics and fans alike. Get in touch to learn more about their musical expertise, repertoire, and performance rates.