Canadian punk pioneer celebrates new 7” single” Folk Song 3000″
Songwriter/guitarist Eugene Ripper brings the “Folk Song 3000? tour to Edinburgh. Limited edition lathe cut vinyl available at the show only
Eugene Ripper is a trailblazer in Canada’s punk folk scene. From his early days with Canada’s first-wave surf punk rockers in the band Stark Naked and the Fleshtones to his enduring solo career, Ripper has been a master of blending punk, folk, blues, rockabilly, and rock into a signature musical sound. Celebrated for his poignant songwriting and a unique sound imbued with a DIY punk rock ethos, Ripper‘s musical journey has seen him flourish from the Toronto punk scene to the muddy roots of Vancouver and the vibrant anti-folk scene of New York City’s East Village. “Folk Song 3000” is a testament to Ripper‘s unwavering dedication to crafting innovative music that captivates audiences across continents.