Bad Religion – North America 2023
with Special Guest : Speed Of Light
Tuesday, Oct 24 2023
SHOW AT 8pm | DOORS AT 7pm
Aside from essentially defining the California half-pipe punk blueprint, Bad Religion has defied the usual trend-shifts or values-ditched ubiquities of the usual punk band storyline and morphed along with challenging album after challenging album amid astoundingly consistent touring, retaining their core audience while roping in subsequent generations of anxiously energetic kids. The band has long settled into the current lineup who have arguably enacted to most muscular Bad Religion to ever grace a stage: Greg Graffin (vocals) and Jay Bentley (bass) join Brian Baker (guitarist since ’94), guitarist Mike Dimkich, and drummer Jamie Miller. Bad Religion is in an almost singular position in the history of punk. Having formed right on the heels of the original explosion, they led the west coast arm of hardcore’s birth, adding their melodic riffs, zooming harmonies, and viciously verbose lyrical punch to the basic bash of hardcore. Then the band continued to expand their....
with Special Guest :
Speed Of Light
Riley Christensen-LEAD SINGER, BASS, SONGWRITER RILEY is the sixteen year-old lead singer and plays bass for Speed of Light. Rocking venues like the Troubadour, The Whisky A Go-Go and The Mint since she was nine years old, Riley is already a veteran of the LA scene. She’s performed for New York’s Wonderama show twice, played the Echo Park Rising festival, held down a monthly residency at The Redwood Bar & Grill in downtown LA for three years, been house band for Silverlake’s Bands in a Barbershop series, and won a demo deal in Danny Wimmer Presents battle of the bands. And all before she can legally drive. Though she plays hard-hitting garage rock, her influences are Radiohead, Modest Mouse and The Pixies. Cameron Christensen-GUITAR, BACK-UP VOCALS, SONGWRITER Cameron plays guitar, sings back-up and writes for Speed of Light. At nineteen years-old, Cameron is the oldest sibling in the band. He picked up….