Tennis (band)


Sat March 3, 2012

Weekend Audition: Music from Near and Far

Tennis plays at the Bluebird Theater, Denver, CO
Jim Hill KUNC

Some required weekend listening from Denver's Tennis and the New Chieftains...

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Sat January 22, 2011

Tennis: The Band Retraces A Route, And A Relationship

In the dead of winter, it's nice to be taken on a journey, if only in our minds. A new album called Cape Dory does just that. The retro-pop record was written and recorded by the band Tennis, the husband-and-wife team of Patrick Riley and Alaina Moore, while they journeyed on the Atlantic. After saving up together, the couple bought a 30-foot sailboat and embarked on a yearlong tour of the Eastern Seaboard.

Although the stories of the journey have now materialized as songs, music did not play a significant role during the couple's time spent sailing.

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