Captiva is an alternative rock band hailing from Kansas City, Missouri. The band is comprised of JJ Ries (vocals, guitar), Pat McQuaid (guitar, vocals), Nick Riffle (bass), and Hank Wiedel (drums). Captiva formed in October 2013, during a high school detention sentence. The band has recently release their new single “So Psychedelic” here.
Captiva first started gaining attention on college campuses around the Midwest, while they were still students themselves. For the last three years, the band has been circuiting small clubs across the region and opening for other national touring acts. Captiva has played on numerous festival stages such as Backwoods Music Festival, Fashion Meets Music Festival, SXSW, Boulevardia, Audiofeed Festival and Middle of the Map Fest. In 2015, they began gaining strong momentum, securing college radio-play across the country, and opening for major acts such as Twenty One Pilots (Starlight Theatre), The 1975 (Starlight Theatre – May 2016), The Expendables (Winter Tour 2016), The Wild Feathers (Riot Room) and The Lonely Biscuits (recordBar).