Event Archive - XMAS IN SKAVILLE # 7: Rude City Riot, The EliXXXirs, The Valuables, Ivy League Brawlers
Sat. December 5th 2009 @ Railway Club (No Minors)
9 pm - 2 am
$10 ($8 members) at the door only.
Presented by: Railway Club, Skaspot Records
4 Ska Bands & midnight raffle - bring a non perishable food item for the Vancouver Food Bank and receive a ticket for a chance to win the grand prize (CDs and cool stuff from all 4 bands) - Have a skankin good time and earn some Karma points while yer at it!
Rude City Riot (Power-Ska)
Review of RCR debut LP on Stomp Records "Nuthin But Time". “Ska tends to be typecast, modeled to a great extent on the early 80s Two Tone look and sound from England, which makes Rude City Riot different. Sure, the horn arrangements and rhythms that are ska trademarks are here, but the album starts with a rock and roll urgency that suggests Ru... more info
It is THE ELIXXXIRS' sworn duty to get you moving faster than a prune juice smoothie. Since their start in 2005, the band has developed far beyond its original ska/reggae format, serving up an original and infectious mix of pop, rock, and punk. The Elixxxirs are a fixture on Vancouver's live scene and they regularly tour Western Canada, building a ... more info
The Valuables (Soul/Regage)
The classic sounds, the retro tones, and the vintage look of the Valuables are tearing up dance floors all over the Pacific Northwest. Bringing you a blend of reggae and soul, their debut self titled EP is already getting airplay in Vancouver, British Columbia, Los Angeles, California, Montreal, Quebec, Seattle, Washington and London, England. Th... more info
Ivy League Brawlers (Ska/Power-pop/Jazz/Reggae/Rock)
The Ivy League Brawlers are an 8-piece ska/rock/power-pop Vancouver band that sport both a solid rhythm and a dazzling horn section. Boasting a solid rhythm section and a full 4 piece horn section, The Ivy League Brawlers merely getting on the stage makes people pay attention to them! They cite equal influences coming across genres and from groups ... more info[Upload Show Photos] // [Add Video]