Rainbow Kitten Surprise: A Breakout Band at Bogart's



There’s overnight success and then there’s Rainbow Kitten Surprise. With just three albums to their name and now in the midst of their first headlining tour, RKS is selling out venues across the country. When they come to town this Friday, October 12th, Bogart’s will join the over 45 venues that Rainbow Kitten Surprise has filled to capacity on this tour.

Formed by five friends and dorm room neighbors at Appalachian State University in 2013, Rainbow KiItten Surprise has been quick to attract a large and loyal following. Helped by their eye-catching name (the product a friend of the band’s morphine drip) and their ear-catching sound, RKS is making the kind of waves that haven’t been made in college rock in quite a while.

Indeed, Rainbow Kitten Surprise sounds like the college rock of the future. Picking up the torch from mainstream experimental bands like Alt-J and Modest Mouse, RKS is eclectic to a fault. As a band, they are just as comfortable sta