With influences ranging from QOTSA, Black Sabbath, and Rush to Herbie Hancock and The Meters, The Alive is a California based rock band launched between surf & skate sessions in 2018. They’ve played Lollapalooza Chile, Kelly Slater’s Wave Ranch, Boardmasters England, Ohana Fest, Bowlpark Chile, Deadfamous UK, Surf Music Friends Fest Spain, ISA World Surfing Games, Oahu Hawaii, Wonderbus, Shaky Knees Festival, and opened BottleRock’s Main Stage for Jimmy Eat World, Black Pumas, Cage the Elephant, and Foo Fighters. Other performance highlights include opening for Surfer Blood, Ron Artis ii, closing BottleRock 21’s JaMPad stage (following Dave Grohl), and Sold Out support sets for Taylor Hawkins’ Chevy Metal, Jimmy Eat World and The Hives.
Featuring Bastian Evans (17) on guitar & vocals with brothers Kai & Manoa Neukermans (17 & 13). The Alive have been skating, surfing and playing music together from ages 6 and 8. They were named one of Stab Magazine’s 30 Under 30 Culture Shifters of Tomorrow and the boys have been featured in Whalebone Magazine NY, Santa Cruz Waves, Riff Magazine, Surfline, Guitar Player, Soundwaves TV, Blurred Culture and NPR. Combining their passion for surfing and music, they’ve performed benefit shows for Surfrider Foundation, Surfers Against Sewage in England, Sustainable Coastlines in Hawaii and Save the Waves. They are a BYOBottle artist committed to reducing single use plastics.