Retirement Party is an indie punk band rooted in Chicago, Illinois. The band is fronted by Avery Springer and accompanied by Eddy Rodriguez on guitar/bass, and James Ringness on drums.
Characterized by stream of consciousness lyrics, wailing guitars and intricate drums, Retirement Party crafts an upbeat and exciting sound. The band released their debut EP, Strictly Speaking, January 1st of 2017, 3 months after forming. They signed to Counter Intuitive Records in March of 2018 and went to release their debut full length LP, Somewhat Literate, on May 25th 2018. The band will be releasing their sophomore record, Runaway Dog, on May 15th 2020.