"...The Rackatees offerings have a real timeless, anthemic quality to them..."
“I'd never heard of Lawrence pop-punk act the Rackatees before this show was announced, but there were scads of folks singing along to their songs. I need to get out of the house more. Those kids were good.”
“As the Friday sun sets, the Rackatees open up the fest with a brand of mid-tempo punk familiar to anyone acquainted with the pop stylings made famous by Epitaph Records throughout suburbs near and far...”
“...the Rackatees are all riffs and power chords. Rat-a-tat drums move the songs along like a train going down the tracks. It’s a hell-bent pace...The Rackatees certainly veer close to the Dillinger 4/Banner Pilot/Off With Their Heads end of the genre..."”