With an original line-up of Alex Richardson (Lead Vox/Guitar); Jeb Hedges (Guitar), Mark Tweedale (Bass/Backing Vocals), Jay Young (Drums), Simon Alexander (Trumpet) and Alex Ellis joined in late 2011 (Trumpet) - the band have played numerous shows around the Bristol area since their formation in 2009. Known for their feel good attitude and their mind blowing choreography, RM are able to make any member of the audience have a good time. The Richardson Maneuver s energy shown on stage is infectious, as are their poppy chorus lines, hooks and melodies.
Early 2012 saw a rush of exposure for the band after recently supporting the likes of [Spunge], America s/Amsterdam s Jaya The Cat and King Tuts Revenge. The aftermath of a success of support slots sees The Richardson Maneuver securing supports for New York s legendary The Slackers in April 2012 and British heroes Bad Manners in June 2012. With festival season soon approaching, the band are also proud to announce that they will be playing at the Isle of Man s Manifest for the second time this August.
The Richardson Maneuver consist of, Drums, Bass, Guitar x2, Trumpet x2, Lead vocals, Back Vocals x3.
Performance: The Richardson Maneuver can offer up to a 1 hour set of originals and covers.
Demographic: 14 - 35
Influences: Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Streetlight Manifesto.
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