Ra Ra Riot make Los Angeles debut

New York rockers get a warm welcome

Ra Ra Riot played their first ever show in Los Angeles last night (September 23).

The New York rockers played for an intimate audience of friends and fans at Los Feliz hot-spot Tangier.

Surrounded by colourful paintings of naked women, the six-piece outfit displayed tremendous energy and seemed completely at ease in the unfamiliar surroundings.

“This has been a great experience–you’ve been really warm and welcoming,” frontman Wesley Miles told the crowd.

“We have great friends and new faces to remember on our 2,500-mile drive back,” he added.

The band ran through several lively tracks from their recent self-titled debut EP with tremendous energy.

As previously reported, Ra Ra Riot lost their drummer John Pike in an accident earlier this year, and are currently playing with drummer Cameron Wisch.

The band are set to play at Los Angeles’ Wiltern Theatre tonight (September 24) opening for Editors. They’ll soon join them on their tour of the UK, as previously announced.

Ra Ra Riot played:

‘A Manner To Act’

‘Each Year’

‘Everest’

‘Suspended In Gaffa’

‘St Peters Day Festival’

‘Too Too Too Fast’

‘Ghost Under Rocks’

‘Dying Is Fine’

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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