Come get your dance on at the Royal!
3rd generation ska combining high-energy of punk with the playful sounds of reggae horns creating a nuclear dance party with all the good feels! Think Sublime, Reel Big Fish, Less Than Jake, Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Operation Ivy, Suicide Machines, and more. This lethal combo makes for an uplifting and irresistible dance party that's friendlier than your average punk scene...
FREE POOL before 11PM
RYE on special for $4.50
HAPPY HOUR from 9pm-11pm, $3.50 PBR cans / high-balls
Since 2006, Class Action has helped keep Calgary's ska scene alive with a blend of music rooted in third wave ska-punk with shades of reggae and dub mixed in. They have become known for their high-energy performances and beats that make you want to dance! 2007 saw the release of their first EP, "I'd Rather Be Skankin" followed by a contribution to the Ska 4 Life Compilation series in 2009. In June 2010, they released their self-titled first full-length album. In July of 2011, Class Action embarked on their first ever tour, the 2011 Skapocalypse Tour with fellow Calgary band Blue Bones playing 9 shows in 11 days in BC and Alberta. The band released their second EP in July of 2012 entitled "An Extra Bar of the Wrong Song".
Shared stage with bands such as:
The Aggrolites, Bedouin Soundclash, The Flatliners, The English Beat, Mad Caddies, Gob, Skampida, Rude City Riot, Skavenjah and illScarlett
Find them on bandcamp
Weekly events this winter:
Monday: Now open from 10pm! Monday Beats - various DJ's every week
Tuesday: Shotgun Karaoke with TOPO & Wedge | $5 Jameson
Wednesday: Jam Night with Zak & $5 Tall boys | Old Mil & PBR
Thursday: Local DJ night with Flatspin, Ash & Riley J (alternate weeks) | $4.50 Gin
Friday/Saturday: Live bands/DJ's - see events calendar for details! | $4.50 Rye on Fridays and $4.50 Vodka on Saturdays
Sunday: Funday! Party Tunes with Goffles Waffles