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2017 SATURDAY PERFORMERS

Cage The Elephant

2017 Saturday Headliner

With their Grammy Win for Best Rock Album, Tell Me I’m Pretty, Cage the Elephant are pushing the advances they made with their last record—2013’s Melophobia. Long celebrated as one of the most explosive live bands in the world, Melophobia took the band to new heights, spinning off two Number One singles on the Alternative charts, ``Come a Little Closer`` and ``Cigarette Daydreams.``

Weezer

2017 Saturday Headliner

Weezer is an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, CA in 1992, currently consisting of Rivers Cuomo (lead vocals, lead guitar), Patrick Wilson (drums), Brian Bell (rhythm guitar, backing vocals, keyboards), and Scott Shriner (bass, backing vocals). Weezer has sold 9.2 million albums in the U.S., and over 17 million records worldwide. Their catalogue has included such megahits as ``Buddy Holly,`` ``Say It Ain’t So,`` ``Hash Pipe,`` ``Island In The Sun,`` ``Beverly Hills,`` and more. Weezer has won Grammys, MTV Video Music Awards, and more throughout their career.

Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness

2017 Saturday Performer

Andrew McMahon, of Something Corporate and Jack’s Mannequin fame, has reinvented himself as Andrew McMahon In The Wilderness and has seen the biggest success of his 16 year career with hit single, ``Cecilia and the Satellite.`` Most recently, McMahon completed a massive summer tour across North America with Weezer and Panic! At The Disco. His current single off the new record, “Fire Escape,” is quickly rising across airplay at Alternative reaching Top 20 and growing at AAA Radio. Aside from his professional successes, McMahon is a 10 year survivor of leukemia and founder of the Dear Jack Foundation, which supports initiatives that benefit AYAs diagnosed with cancer.

Portugal. The Man

2017 Saturday Performer

Portugal. The Man has a new album out called Woodstock. It’s their eighth studio album and first since 2013’s Evil Friends. As “Feel It Still” climbs the Alternative Songs radio charts, other hit songs include, “Modern Jesus,” “Purple Yellow Red and Blue” and “Sleep Forever”. The group is made up of Band Members: John Baldwin Gourley, Zachary Scott Carothers, Kyle O’Quin, Jason Sechrist, & Eric Howk.

Saint Motel

2017 Saturday Performer

Saint Motel made their breakthrough with a mainstage performance at Coachella and the chart topping single “My Type.” So when it came time to create their forthcoming full-length debut for Elektra, the band reclaimed the name saintmotelevision and dreamed up an album magnificently kaleidoscopic. Lead single “Move” serves as saintmotelevision’s opening track, a psych-rock-tinged dancefloor anthem with a chorus so catchy that audience members instantly shout along. With “Destroyer” (as in “I don’t break hearts, I destroy them”), the band echoes the seductive danger in the song’s lyrics by bringing in some fantastically trashed-up horns.

PVRIS

2017 Saturday Performer

“Get acquainted with the mysteriously awesome PVRIS before they become the biggest thing in rock. For fans of The Neighbourhood, CHVRCHES, and Paramore, PVRIS are the best thing since sliced bread.” That’s what MTV said about the Boston-based trio of vocalist Lynn Gunn, guitarist Alex Babinski and bassist Brian MacDonald and the band is certainly living up to the hype: Over the past few months, they performed on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!,” hit the road with Fall Out Boy and AWOLNATION and were featured on the cover of Alternative Press. That followed a year in which they played to packed-house crowds around the world and racked up over million total streams in the US alone.

New Politics

2017 Saturday Performer

New Politics is a Danish indie rock band from Copenhagen, formed in 2009. Currently consisting of vocalist David Boyd, guitarist/vocalist/keyboard player Søren Hansen, and drummer Louis Vecchio. They’ve released three albums: New Politics in 2010, A Bad Girl in Harlem in 2013 and Vikings in 2015 and are best known for their singles ``One Of Us,” ``Yeah Yeah Yeah`` and “Harlem.``

Joywave

2017 Saturday Performer

Joywave is vocalist Daniel Armbruster, bassist Sean Donnelly, guitarist Joseph Morinelli, keyboardist Benjamin Bailey and drummer Paul Brenner. Joywave’s touring history is impressive to say the least; they’ve toured with Foals, The Killers, Brandon Flowers, Metric, Silversun Pickups, Bleachers, etc and played at festivals like Coachella, Lollapalooza, Reading & Leeds, Okeechobee, Hangout and more.

Iration

2017 Saturday Performer

Iration is an alternative/reggae group formed in Isla Vista, CA. A deep-rooted reggae influence is fused with elements of rock and pop to create smooth original sounds. The group is made up of members Joseph Dickens (Drums), Cayson Peterson (Keyboard/Synth), Micah Pueschel (Guitar/Lead Vocals), Adam Taylor (Bass), and Micah Brown (Guitar/Vocals). The group released their Hotting Up album in summer of 2015. Iration has been touring nationally since 2008, performing at national festivals like Lollapalooza, Hangout, and many others. These Hawaiian-bred musicians look forward to spreading their original sound and Aloha spirit.

Mondo Cozmo

2017 Saturday Performer

Mondo Cozmo is alternative rock, singer-songwriter and producer, Joshua Ostrander from Philadelphia. He's now based in Los Angeles & is known for his #1 hit single ``Shine.``

Barns Courtney

2017 Saturday Performer

“Fire,” Barns Courtney’s first U.S. single, took off and ultimately charted in the Top 5 at Triple A radio and the Top 15 at the Alternative format. Soon Barns Courtney found himself opening for The Who and also supporting such artists as Ed Sheeran, Elle King and Blur. Paste Magazine hailed him as “The Best of What’s Next” and noted, “There’s confidence. And then there’s the swaggering self-assurance displayed by raspy-throated… blues rocker Barns Courtney.”

The Academic

2017 Saturday Performer

Thrilling young Irish indie rockers The Academic have announced the release of ''Bear Claws,'' a vibrant, anthemic track. The band scored opening spots with Noel Gallagher, Catfish And The Bottlemen, and Twenty One Pilots, in addition to supporting The Strokes. This fall they will embark on their first-ever US tour, supporting Judah & The Lion.

Alex Di Leo

2017 Saturday Performer

South Florida alternative indie singer/songwriter Alex Di Leo began his solo career in 2014. Spending the next year writing and recording music, Di Leo gathered most of his inspiration from traveling, using his songs as an uplifting way to share new experiences and journeys. In 2016, Di Leo and his new alternative sound, inspired by indie, pop, and folk, made its debut at the For The Love Music Festival, followed by an appearance at 104.3 The Shark’s Undertow Jam Music Festival. Alex Di Leo released his debut EP So We Go on November 4th. Alex Di Leo’s debut EP So We Go is out now. ‘Colors,’ Alex’s newest single will be released during Fall 2017. Stay tuned and stay close.

Mike Mineo

2017 Saturday Performer

Mike Mineo is a Nashville based multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter and producer. His live shows and independently booked national tours are what started his buzz. He's recently opened for Steve Miller Band and Alabama Shakes. Growing up in South Florida, he became a homegrown favorite. In the summer of 2017, 104.3 The Shark asked Mike to create a song from lyrics inspired by an on air interview with Flea from the Red Hot Chili Peppers. Mike recently signed with indie record label Red 9 Records and is currently working on his upcoming EP.

Brother Sundance

2017 Saturday Performer

18 year old Rylan Talerico PKA Brother Sundance is a singing and songwriting multi instrumentalist from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. After writing, producing, engineering, singing and playing all of the instruments on an expanding collection of amazing songs reminiscent of Twenty One Pilots and Imagine Dragons, Brother Sundance has teamed up with veteran artist managers Jeff Hanson (Creed / Paramore) and Rick Schmidt (PD Planet Jax / 98 Rock Tampa / DC 101 ) to develop and guide him through what is certain to be a very long musical journey as an artist, songwriter and producer. With an ever growing list of “early believers” including Apple, Spotify and even major market radio stations, Brother Sundance is poised to become a household name.

MiQ

2017 Saturday Performer

MiQ has been rapping since he was 11 years old. He's been working on his latest album ``Nightfall`` for over a year now with producers in Toronto and has written over 60 songs. Including ``Road,`` darker track, ``Liver Damage`` and lighter track ``Mamacita.``

The Heirs

2017 Saturday Performer

The Heirs are a Los Angeles-based indie-pop band featuring, Savannah Hudson (vocals), Brandon Hudson (vocals, guitar), Alex Flagstad (guitar), Eian McNeely (bass/keys) and Brennan Benko (drums). Adopting their name from The Smiths classic ‘How Soon Is Now' (I am the son and the heir to nothing in particular), the band emphasizes on suburban normality and the adjustments of being young and growing up in Hollywood’s undeniably hectic bliss. Crafting melodic alt-pop steeped in a blend of ’70s glam rock, ’80s new wave and post-’90s synthpop, their sound is undefinable in its own glossy way. It’s not quite dance music, but it’s dancey. It’s not quite indie-rock, but it possesses an effortlessly cool edge.

Bonn.E.Maiy

2017 Saturday Performer

Freedom is a privilege, and she’s finally reached America. Bonn.E.Maiy (formerly Bonnie Rabson) is a vocalist and performer currently residing in South Florida. Bonn.E.Maiy’s music is set to explore a new world and redefine boundaries. With a unique vocal tone somewhere between Florence Welch and Christina Perri, Bonn.E.Maiy’s debut album, Maiyflower, combines genres and perspectives - to show the unfiltered realities of her life.
2017 SUNDAY PERFORMERS

KC & The Sunshine Band

2017 Sunday Performer

KC and the Sunshine Band are still as widely popular today as they were when they first danced into the music scene 40 years ago. Harry Wayne Casey – KC for short – developed a unique fusion of R&B and funk, with a hint of a Latin percussion groove, giving us an impressive string of hits like “GET DOWN TONIGHT,” “THAT’S THE WAY (I LIKE IT)” and “SHAKE YOUR BOOTY.” With sales of over 100 million records, nine Grammy nominations, three Grammy Awards and an American Music Award, KC and the Sunshine Band was one of the most progressive bands of the 70’s and is credited with changing the sound of modern pop music!

Boyz II Men

2017 Sunday Performer

Boyz II Men have won fans the world over with their soulful multi-octave sound and incredible vocals. Given the monumental success of their albums and the timeless quality of their vocals, it’s easy to see why Boyz II Men remains the most popular R&B group of all time.
Their past hits include: “End of the Road,””I’ll Make Love to You,””One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly” and many others.

Lou Gramm - The Voice of Foreigner

2017 Sunday Performer

Lou Gramm was born in Rochester, New York, and began his musical career in his mid-teens, playing in local Rochester bands. Gramm was the lead vocalist on all of Foreigner's hit songs, including ``Feels Like the First Time``, ``Cold as Ice``, ``Long, Long Way from Home``, ``Hot Blooded``, ``Double Vision``, ``Blue Morning, Blue Day``, ``Head Games``, ``Dirty White Boy``, ``Urgent``, ``Juke Box Hero``, ``Break It Up`` and ``Say You Will``. He co-wrote most of the songs for the band, which achieved two of its biggest hits with the ballads ``Waiting for a Girl Like You``, which spent ten weeks at #2 on the 1981-82 American Hot 100, and ``I Want to Know What Love Is``, which was a #1 hit internationally in 1985. Their first 8 singles cracked the Billboard Top 20, making them the first group since the Beatles to achieve this in 1980.

Loverboy

2017 Sunday Performer

For more than 30 years, LOVERBOY has been “Working for the Weekend” and on weekends, delighting audiences around the world since forming in Calgary, Alberta, when vocalist Mike Reno was introduced to local guitar hot shot Paul Dean, both veterans of several bands on the scene, at that city’s Refinery Night Club. Soon the band found themselves playing on mega tours with Journey, Bob Seger, Cheap Trick, ZZ Top, and Def Leppard, to name a few; they quickly became MTV darlings, being one of the first bands ever featured on the music channel. With their trademark red leather pants, bandannas, big rock sound and high-energy live shows, LOVERBOY has sold more than 10 million albums.

Salt-N-Pepa

2017 Sunday Performer


Salt N Pepa is one of the most vital hip hop bands of all time. Their 1986 debut with Hot, Cool & Vicious produced singles – ‘My Mike Sounds Nice,’ ‘Tramp’ and ‘Chick on the Side.’ Then, ‘Push It’ was released & became a massive hit nationally. Salt N Pepa broke down a number of doors for women in hip-hop. And they’re excited to “Push it real good” at Riptide 2017!

Morris Day & The Time

2017 Sunday Performer

Born in Minneapolis, Morris Day went to school with the world-famous pop artist Prince, singing in his first band Grand Central. The Time was originally created as Prince’s alter-ego, and after looking at several lead vocalists, Prince decided to cast someone with mad talent as the band’s frontman … so he chose Day, his high school friend. Soon after, Morris Day & the Time were cast in “Purple Rain,” which captured the exploding Minneapolis music scene at its peak. Morris Day & The Time soon burst onto the public scene with the self-titled album The Time (1981), which included “Get it Up,” “Cool,” and “Girl.” The group went on to record three more albums, including 1982’s What Time is It? (featuring “777-9311,” “Wild and Loose,” “Walk,” and “Gigolos Get Lonely Too”) and 1984’s Ice Cream Castle (which included the hit “Jungle Love”).

Tito Puente Jr.

2017 Sunday Performer

Tito Puente Jr. carries his father with him. It’s in his looks, his joy, and his music. The younger Puente is determined to nurture the musical legacy left by his father. He has found captive audiences who echo his passion. Crowds lured to a venue by the father are returning to see the son -- and to once again participate in the high voltage celebration that takes place on stage.

Lime

2016 Sunday Performer

Lime was a staple on the Dance floors of Miami during the late 1970s and early 1980s with their unique, pop disco synth sound.

Famous for hits like ``Babe We're Gonna Love Tonight,`` ``Angel Eyes,`` ``Unexpected Lovers,`` ``You're My Magician`` and many more!

Shannon

2017 Sunday Performer

Shannon is a high energy and dance-pop singer and songwriter. She's best known for her hit songs ``Let the Music Play`` and ``Give Me Tonight.`` Shannon has been called the ``Queen of High Energy.`` Her albums include Let the Music Play (1984), Do You Wanna Get Away (1985) & Love Goes All the Way (1986).

Mr. Nice Guy

2017 Sunday Performer

Formed in 2002, Mr. Nice Guy is the premier classic rock band rocking the South Florida scene.
2017 SCHEDULE

RIPTIDE SOCIAL CHANNELS

104.3 THE SHARK

790 THE TICKET

101.5 LITE FM

102.7 THE BEACH