“Five Minutes With” Rage-Funk band, Raincity

If No Doubt had a child with the Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Rage Against the Machine, it would be Raincity.

Raincity is a Vancouver-based Rage-Funk band fronted by female leads on saxophone and vocals. Their live shows are unique and explosive. They have performed over 300 shows since their inception opening for acts such as Our Lady Peace, Bif Naked, and Five Alarm Funk on stages such as the Commodore Ballroom and The Bill Reid Amphitheater. Their newest album “A Proper Latte” is coming out April 2022 followed by their first Canadian tour in May, and June.

Raincity

Name:

Raincity

Genre:

Rage-Funk (aka Hardcore Funk-Rock)

Founded:

2016 Raincity Blue – 2018 Raincity

# of Albums:

Technically 2 – 1 under Raincity

Latest Album:

A Proper Latte

Latest Single:

Time

Latest Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V-01Pyk8Yck

Favourite musician growing up:

Too many!! David Bowie, Alexisonfire, Supertramp, Fleetwood Mac, Amy Winehouse, Jack White, Red Hot Chilli Peppers…

Favourite musician now:

Still too many! Billy Talent, Qveen Herby, Moon Hooch, Arctic Monkeys, Queens of the Stone Age, 21 Pilots, Lights, Imagine Dragons, Red Hot Chilli Peppers…

Guilty pleasure song:

Britney Spears – Toxic (not so guilty though)

Live show ritual:

Screaming together to get pumped up!

Favourite local musician:

Oh goodness, far too many! Five Alarm Funk, Mother Mother, Parlour Panther, Cat Madden, Chase the Bear, Holy Felix, Bad Magic, Old Soul Rebel, Brass Camel, Gnarfunkel, Bend Sinister, Sleepshake and wayyyy more.

EP or LP?

LP

Early bird or night owl?

Night Owl

Road or studio?

Both, but the road takes the cake.

Any shows or albums coming up?

New album ‘A Proper Latte’ OUT NOW

First Canadian Tour

May 19th – Vancouver – The Hollywood Theatre

May 20th – Penticton – The Dream Cafe

May 21st – Kelowna – Red Bird Brewery

May 25th – Calgary – Broken City

May 26th – Edmonton – Station on Jasper

May 27th – Lethbridge – The Slice

Where can we follow you?

Website | YouTube | Spotify | InstagramFacebookBandSinTown

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Rapid Fire Vancouver Qs

Favourite local restaurant:

Chambar Restaurant

Favourite street in your city:

My home street – but we’re going to keep that a secret

Favourite park in your city:

Dude Chilling Park (self-explanatory)

Favourite music venue in your city:

Guilt & Co & The Commodore Ballroom

Favourite music store in your city:

Rufus