Founded in the San Juan Islands of Washington State, Rise N' Shine is one of the northwests premiere Reggae/Rock acts. Playing shows all over the US, as well Vancouver, BC and the Olympic stage in Whistler/Blackcomb.
They have become a household name down the entire West Coast to Cabo San Lucas Mexico. Headlining Festivals and Music venues along both coasts, as well as sharing the stage with Barington Levy, Katchafire, Yellow Man, Tribal Seeds, KyMani Marley, Inner Cirlcle, and other international touring performers. Rise N' Shine has captured the hearts of their many fans with their unique blend of reggae guitar riffs, rock heavy drums, and caribbean percussion. Mix in the most energetic vocalist in the northwest and some of the most engaging, live style shows, and you've got yourself an eclectic, good vibe, and positive atmosphere.
For the last five years, Rise N' Shine has been captivating audiences with their upbeat vibrant style and inviting stage presence. They released their first self-titled album in 2007, and were well received by the Northwest music scene which prompted their first tour, spanning 24 dates in 19 cities along the west coast. "They pack shows every night. This band is hot right now. Can't wait to hear the new album." John C. -Collectively Speaking, San Diego, CA. This tight-knit group of talented musicians is self sufficient, dedicated to their fanbase, and has built its following from the ground up through word of mouth and consistently packed underground shows.
Over the course of 2010, Rise N' Shine completed their sophomore release, titled "Over the Edge", "Over the Edge," is likely to be the groups breakout album, with newly added horn section, gripping vocals, and beats you can't escape moving to. Sixteen lush tracks of surfer soul and reggae inspired rythms, lyrics that rip and dance their way through real world issues and the struggles that hit close to the heart, "Over the Edge" craftily tempts the lion within. Both albums are currently available on iTunes, Amazon, riseandshineband.com, and many other sites including, spotify, sound cloud and cd baby.
Rise N' Shine's goal is to provide a wonderful show experience, while creating lasting memories for everyone in attendance. Inspiring fans to create and redefine music in their own way. [+]