The Rackatees at Liberty Hall 3-31-15
The Rackatees at Liberty Hall 3/31/2015. Photo by Mo.

The Rackatees are a punk rock band that hails from Lawrence, KS. The band was formed by Patrick (Bass, Lead Vocals), Korey (Guitar) and Kolin (drums) in November 2009 originally in Pratt, KS. The trio relocated to a small apartment in Lawrence in mid-2011 and since then have gone on to play over 350 shows, tour most of the U.S.A. and share the stage with the likes of Bad Religion, Bomb The Music Industry!, The Copyrights, Dear Landlord, Direct Hit!, Masked Intruder, OFF!, Old Man Markley, PEARS, The Queers, Street Dogs, The Sidekicks and many more. To date, the band has released one full length, two split 7″s, one EP, and one (crappy) demo.

Photo by Todd Zimmer

Patrick Westerhaus
Bass & Lead Vocals

Photo by Todd Zimmer

Korey Austin

Photo by Sid/Too Much Rock

Kolin Austin