Setting the New Age to a Heavy Downbeat...
"I enjoy watching The Racket perform their music live. They are an amazing band, with wonderful musicianship, great vocalist and really cool tunes. One of the most promising young bands from BC. For sure their future is bright." - Alex Cuba, grammy award winning artist
The Racket is an alternative rock trio originating in the small communities of Hazelton and Smithers in northern BC. Since their formation in 2011, they have been writing original music and performing all over BC. A few of their influences are Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jack White, and Jeff Buckley. From their live performance you can expect stomping folk rock, tight and funky grooves, and heavy n’ steady blues rock. Being raised in the northern BC festival scene and having toured and headlined festivals all over BC since 2015, they know damn well how to get a crowd on it’s feet, dancing the night away. The trio also has tons of experience satisfying a smaller crowd in an intimate venue such as a cafe or house show. Currently, the trio is promoting their new self-titled album they released in September, 2016. With a lot of songs revolving around social change, their goal is to set the new age to a heavy downbeat.
In present day, the trio is residing in their hometown of Smithers, BC for the winter of 2016/17. On September 3rd, 2016 they officially released their first full-length album, "The Racket". You can find it online at the links below. Right now, for the spring/summer of 2017, they are on the road throughout all of BC as well as a few stops in Alberta, playing 30 shows in four and a half months. Keep an ear and an eye out for The Racket...
Stream or Purchase Our Self-Titled Album:
"This album is more than just music, its an experience. Each track bringing something new." -Vancouver-based, Hammer Records