The Strypes at Shepherd’s Bush Empire
On the third stop of their first UK headlining tour, it’s impossible to imagine the dynamic amalgamation of genres, high energy and clean-cut style this four-piece rhythm, blues and rock n roll band bring to the stage, but The Strypes are in a class of their own – and they’re all still in their teens.
Featuring Ross Farrelly on lead vocals and harmonica, Josh McClorey on lead guitar and vocals, Pete O’Hanlon on bass guitar and harmonica and Evan Walsh on drums, the ensemble are effervescent and alluring, creating the most absorbing rhythms, encompa
Opening with What a Shame from their debut album Snapshot, the bright strobe spotlights and dizzying effects are superfluous embellishments for a musical performance that could stand alone. From the moment the instrumentals kick off with McClorey’s fierce guitar
Tracks like Lucky Seven and Got Love If You Want It truly showcase the talents
With the release of their latest EP Four Track Mind earlier this week, the set list features many of their popular singles like Blu
While their charisma is catching and their sound unique, their only downfall is some specific tunes they choose to cover. Although their renditions are unparalleled and often
But as the crowd bellow the lyrics of You Can’t Judge a Book By the Cover, The Strypes return to the stage to play a four-track encore that has fans dancing and clapping along to the beat. Truly great things are expected of these gifted young musicians.
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