The Rip It Ups

Buy their new CD “Midnite Ride” on boat house records.


The Rip-It-Ups: Midnite Ride
© 2008 The Rip-It-Ups

Original, Energetic & Creative Rock N' Roll Band with Outstanding Musicianship & Original Rockin' Sound.

Currently available online at:

You can also hear us on the CD:
Cape Cod Covers – Vol. 2, The Beatles (Sedgewick Records) also available on I-Tunes


Schedule the The Rip It Ups for a gig!


The Rip-It-Ups feature some amazing talent & have been rocking & rolling on Cape Cod Since early 2006. Playing at The Wellfleet Oysterfest, The Wellfleet Beachcomber, The Barley Neck Inn -Orleans, The Roobar In Chatham, the Music series at the tent at Mayo beach – Wellfleet & Various Benefits, Fundraisers & Clubs - The Rip-It-Ups Always have Fun & try to offer as much entertainment as well as world-class musicianship at every Show –weather 10 people or 10,000!

Members Include:

  • Jodi Birchall - Lead Vocals, Guitar, Percussion
  • Kami Lyle – Trumpet, Vocals & Percussion
  • Joey Spampinato – Bass, Vocals
  • Tad Price – Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
  • Johnny Spampinato – Lead & Rhythm Guitars, Vocals
  • Paul Dinsmore – Trumpet, Vocals
  • Gary Locke – Rhythm & Lead Guitars, Vocals
  • Liam Hogg – Drums
  • Marshall Grossman – Drums

Honorary Members / Alumni:

  • Mike Taylor – Drums
  • Karl Hoyt – Trumpet, Bass, Vocals
  • John Wolf – Trombone (member Roomful of Blues)
  • Pierre Beauregard – Harmonica
  • Ken Birchall - Drums

Brief bio's:

  • Jodi Birchall – Vocals – Singing on the Cape for over 15 years, Jodi is the dynamic frontwoman of the band, which really showcases her great voice.
  • Kami Lyle – Trumpet & Vocals – An amazing artist in her own right, she has released Blue Cinderella 1997 & Ten Songs 2003 – available at – her great trumpet & vocals are a real feature of the Rip-It-Up shows.
  • Joey Spampinto has been a Bassist, Vocalist, Songwriter & Producer of The band NRBQ for almost 40 years – with over 25 records. An Amazing talent.
  • Johnny Spampinato has been playing guitar with the Incredible Casuals for over 26 years With many Lp’s –Also with the Band NRBQ since 1994 – recording 6 albums with...
  • Paul Dinsmore – Vocals & trumpet has been singing & playing on Cape for over 30 years With various bands including Bluesdusters for over 10 years.
  • Tad Price – Guitar – an incredible player for over 30 years with various bands including Sarah Burrill.
  • Gary Locke Has been playng guitar & recording engineer for many years on the Cape – notably – the Bluesdusters with Paul & The Big Guitars with Tad & Johnny in the early 90’s.
  • Marshall Grossman has been playing drums for over 30 years on & off the Cape – notably with the Mayocks & Baby Macaroni.

The Rip-It-Ups also feature , on occasion various drummers Including Liam Hogg from the band Earth Junior.

The Rip It Ups
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