Rikashay is a youthful, high energy indie rock band based in the Toronto suburb of Markham. The group was officially formed in 2015 between high school freshmen Isaac Papineau (guitar/vocals) and Jaiden Crawford (drums), after they met in a butcher shop and realized they had similar interests in music. Not long after, the duo began jamming together, writing their own songs, and performing at numerous venues and events around the Greater Toronto Area. In April of 2017, Rikashay expanded into a three-piece, recruiting Toronto native OG Bassman on the bass guitar. Since the band’s inception, Rikashay has independently released three EPs, and will be releasing a full length record in the spring of 2019. Rikashay’s sound is impressively experimental and original, creatively mixing pop, rock, ska, bits of folk, rockabilly, jazz, and other genres and influences into a series of tracks that you want to listen to again and again.