Welcome Boys and Girls!Welcome to the official Sunshine Riot website! Sunshine Riot is a nationally touring indie band out of Boston whose sound might be most aptly described as Johnny Cash meets Kurt Cobain. With a relentless DIY attitude, the band has gained favorable press all over the country and established itself as one of the most electric live acts in the game today.
We write honest, American music. We are who you are.
Check out their brand new record, "A Fresh Bottle & A Brand New Day" available now on Itunes, Amazon, Rhapsody, and everywhere else (including right here!).
"With resounding drum lines and a set of vocals that are Cobain-tinged, Sunshine Riot keep the tempo quick and inviting to listeners"
-Neufutur Magazine (Akron OH)"One of the most remarkable live acts Boston has seen in a long, long time"
-The Observer (Nashville)
"They’ve been described as Johnny Cash meets Curt Cobain and their relentless touring across the country is garnering them an ever growing fan base of college students and fans of original music that doesn’t suck"
"They take their art seriously, but not too seriously. This band has it all"
- feedbackfury.com (Michigan)
"Grit and the most raucous Americana sound that combines the angst of Nirvana with the temperament of Wilco"
-Rockwired.com (Albuquerque New Mexico)
"Great, Genre-defying songwriting"
-The Daily Dose (Providence)
"This vocal presence is clear-eyed and softly intimate, and yet, it's also a rockin’ one . . . raspy, ranty and maybe even a little out of hand!"
-Boston Band Crush
"Their music and ability to connect with fans is just awesome"
-Sound of Boston
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