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Opening for THE SLACKERS

Once again The Slackers are back in town and once again we get to share the stage with them! More info available at

Coleman's Irish Pub

Will be celebrating Cinco De Mayo? Who can tell? Be there and find out!

WT Brewing

Our second show at this excellent venue!

The Wildcat

Yes, my darling. Yes.

Local 315 Brewery

A rare acoustic show! How can you even THINK about missing this one? It's honestly insulting.

Muddy Waters

This place was gone for a while but now it’s back and so are we!

The Wildcat

Holy crap it's Thanksgiving eve! You're going to be out drinking anyway, right? Might as well watch us crush some rock and roll while you do it!



October 11
Join The Action! and LRS Records upstairs at the Dinosaur BBQ to celebrate the release of their new album, 5! It's been a long five years since we've last put out a full length album and we're going all out! There will be door prizes, new merch, new shirts, games, and chances to win cool stuff! Plus you get a FREE COPY of 5 with admission! Doors are at 7pm, admission is $10, music starts at 7:30 with our friends Matthew Blake & The Blues Dragons and The Causeway Giants! There will be a cash bar, and food can be ordered downstairs and brought up.


September 19
Our new album is called 5! We're releasing it on 10/14 at the Dinosaur BBQ. Admission is $10 at the door and comes with a free copy of the album. There will also be door prizes, contests, games and other cool things! Also performing will be The Causeway Giants and Matthew Blake & the Blues Dragons! Doors at 7pm, music starts at 7:30. We hope to see you there!


August 15
We're proud to announce our new album will be released on October 14th! It's the best album we've ever made and we can't wait for you to hear it! Check out the upcoming shows section for details on the release party. More info coming soon!


June 29
After many years of slow decline our website has been refreshed and redesigned! It now features less crap you don't need and easier access to the crap you're looking for! Big thanks to Rufus King for doing all the work. Do you love it? You love it right? Let us know if there's any features you'd like to see!


Monumental Instrumentals

November 14, 2015     |     4 Songs
This 4 song EP was released exclusively on 7" vinyl through LRS Records. We're keeping the costs up here because frankly we'd rather you buy the vinyl.


November 17, 2012     |     12 Songs
We think the songs on this album are really good.

Tangled in the Lights

November 17, 2012     |     10 Songs
Merry Christmas to Christmas and to all a good Christmas!

Exploding Radio

December 18, 2008     |     16 Songs
2009 Syracuse Area Music Award winner for Best Metal/Alternative Album. We know you're impressed.


The Action! is an innovative rock & roll band from Syracuse, NY. Their music is influenced by a wide range of genres including rock, pop, punk, jazz, reggae, and ska. Formally known as Skatos, The Action! formed in 1998 and quickly gained a devoted following throughout the region.

During their career, The Action! have released 4 full length albums, 5 EPs, and been included on a number of compilations. The band received 2 Syracuse Area Music Awards after being voted the People’s Choice – Best Band in 2008 and being given the 2009 Best Alternative Album award for their album Exploding Radio. Their vinyl EP, Monumental Instrumentals, was also nominated for Best Alternative release of 2015.

The Action! includes: Mike Gibson (lead vocals/guitar), Chris Nolan (trumpet/vocals), Craig Chamberlain (drums), Adam Carkey (bass), and Dan King (trombone). Each member brings extensive musical knowledge and ability to the band. Together, they produce a fantastic sound, a high energy level, and a contagious excitement during any performance.

The Action! has shared the stage with Gym Class Heroes, Reel Big Fish, The Toasters, The Pietasters, Big D and the Kids Table, Suburban Legends, Jimmies Chicken Shack, The Planet Smashers, and The Sheila Devine, among countless other talents. On stage, the band delivers a tight, adrenaline-fueled performance that has remained unparalleled by their musical peers.

Their most recent release, Monumental Instrumentals, was released on 7″ vinyl through LRS Records in November 2015. It’s awesome.