There are hundreds of bands in America, most of them debuting with great success and becoming famous after so much hard work. Some of them are known after a while, but as long as they manage to provide entertainment to the public, they should be appreciated for their work. Therefore, I think you may ask: Who are Riker and The Beachcombers? Are they some kind of local band or something?
Well, you will find out right now and, who knows, maybe you’ll get interested in them as well!
1. Who are Riker and The Beachcombers?
Riker and The Beachcombers is actually a music project started by Riker Lynch, a former member of R5 and an all-around entertainer, meaning that he isn’t just a singer, but also a good actor, director and producer and so on. He’s the oldest brother of one of the famous artists, Ross Lynch, and when his two brothers (who are also singing in The Driver Era) are going on tours all around the world, Riker helps them by playing the bass guitar.
He joined this band project because he wanted to try something different from what he was used to. Therefore, the band Riker and The Beachcombers tries to bring back some old rocking vibes, that can be likened to an atmosphere of a beach party. And as well as him, his sister, Rydel Funk, is helping him on tours, playing the keyboards.
2. Their discography
Riker and The Beachcombers debuted with their first single in 2019, called “Sex on the Beach“. In the music video, he decided to let his wife, Savannah Lynch, play the attractive girl who steals the gaze of the bartender who’s working at the pool (Riker himself playing the bartender).
In his second music video, called “She Just Wants to Be Famous“, he is trying to maintain the beach theme, while using some videos of his memories with his family and friends. The song has a nice and relaxing vibe, which will make you feel like you’re lying down on the sand and enjoying the background music.
The third song appeared in 2020 and is called “My Girl Rita“. The music video has almost the same idea as his first single, but this time, his wife is playing the barmaid and the main singer of the band, Riker, falls in love with the barmaid.
His newest song is actually a cover of “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)“, sung by Rupert Holmes and the music video was made in order to show the difficult situation of staying in quarantine during the pandemic.
After a long break, Riker announced through his social media that he will participate with his band in American Song Contest, an American television series, where he will represent Colorado with a new song, “Feel the Love“.
3. Why should you give them a try?
I wanted to talk about Riker and The Beachcombers to show another type of music genre, that can be heard these days. I think the songs are pretty catchy and everyone can enjoy them, even though the songs are mostly about having a drink with friends and living the moment. The songs are made to bring joy and make us think about those memorable moments on the beach, where we were having fun with our loved ones and didn’t pay attention to anything stressful.
Riker and The Beachcombers is truly a great band, even though it is just a project, the boys are trying their best in order to make great singles, and now that they are representing a state in a competition show is a wonderful opportunity for them to be discovered by a larger audience.