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Tip The Van

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"Reel Big Fish rocks out in New Haven"

"One of the bright moments was when [Reel Big Fish] teamed up with their opening act, the female-fronted power ska band from Connecticut Tip The Van, to sing "She Has a Girlfriend Now." The packed stage led to a dynamic and fun-filled performance that won't be soon forgotten by any who attended."

(read entire article here: http://media.www.quchronicle.com/media/storage/paper294/news/2009/02/04/Artsentertainment/Reel-Big.Fish.Rocks.Out.In.New.Haven-3612684.shtml) - The Quinnipiac Chronicle

"Punk On The Rocks"

"My vote goes to Tip The Van. Fronted by sisters Simone and Nicole Oliva, this CT ska/punk/pop outfit knows how to put on a show."

(read more: http://blog.ourstage.com/2009/08/07/punk-on-the-rocks/) - OurStage Blog

"These Are The Champions"

"Four years in a row now that Tip the Van have won the Best Reggae/Ska Band vote. This past summer, sisters & co-frontwomen Nicole & Simone Oliva made it back onto the Vans Warped Tour — the same tour that rocketed TTV to the top of our polls in 2006 — as backup vocalists for Big D & the Kids Tab"

(read more: http://www.hartfordadvocate.com/article.cfm?aid=14263) - The Hartford Advocate

"Ska Swarm Buzzes Palladium"

"Tip the Van put on a stellar show, partly in support of their most recent EP, Passion, Love & Pride. The Connecticut-based band is female-fronted by sisters Nicole and Simone Oliva, who formed the ska-outfit during their high school years."

(read more: http://media.www.bcheights.com/media/storage/paper144/news/2009/01/26/ArtsReview/Ska-Swarm.Buzzes.Palladium-3596972.shtml) - The Boston College Heights

"A Winter of Ska in New Haven"

"Tip the Van, lead by Simone and Nicole Oliva, put on a solid show as the crowd warmed up their vocal cords."

(read more: http://www.buzzine.com/2009/01/a-winter-of-ska-in-new-haven/ - Buzzine

"5 Questions With... Tip The Van"

"TTV is taking things to another level"

(read more: http://connecticut.metromix.com/music/blog_post/5-questions-with-tip/856365/content) - Metromix Connecticut


2009: Passion Love & Pride
2006: Something Wicked
2005: Manners Matter
2004: Circles

2008: More Bang For Your Buck V | Asbestos Records
2007: More Bang For Your Buck IV | Asbestos Records
2007: Ska is Dead | Asian Man Records
2006: Shine Some Light: A Benefit for Dan Lang-Gunn | Asbestos Records
2006: Shira Girl Compilation: All Girl Stage Crew Vol 2 | Blackheart Records
2006: Northeast Sampler | Topshelf Records
2006: Skannecticut Invades | Asbestos Records
2006: More Bang For Your Buck III | Asbestos Records
2005: More Bang For Your Buck II | Asbestos Records



Tip The Van will rock you.

Since 2002, this six-piece group has drawn influences from rock ‘n roll, ska, pop-punk, indie rock and reggae, all the while creating their own unique sound with dual female vocals. In early 2009, Tip The Van went on tour across the midwest, northeast and southeast with Reel Big Fish & Streetlight Manifesto to support their newly released three-song EP, “Passion, Love & Pride�. This fall, look out for tour dates in a city near you!