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9
Sep
5:00pm

Local 315 Brewing Company

We're ending the summer the way we started it - outside with beer and goats! This is a family friendly show.
22
Sep
9:00pm

Moondog's Lounge!

Headed out to Auburn for our debut at this great venue!
29
Sep
9:00pm

Shifty's Bar & Grill

Best. Place. Ever. In. The. Whole. World.
8
Oct
11:00am

NBT Bank Stadium

Playing the afterparty for the Empire State Marathon! Time is tentative! We're playing somewhere between 9 and 4. We'll update when we find out!
14
Oct
7:00pm

Secret Location

A big thing. Mark your calendars.
28
Oct
10:00pm

Coleman's Halloween Party

Our 8th year at the best Halloween party in town! We’ll bring out some scary songs, terrifying tunes, and ghoulish grooves! Plus a costume contest! Ahhhh!


News

EXTREME WEBSITE MAKEOVER!

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!

NEW ALBUM IN THE WORKS!

August 24
Yes friends, it is finally happening. We have been in the studio working on the long-overdue follow up to Accelerator! Per Action! tradition, this record will span multiple genres and styles, while retaining all the kick-ass rock/punk/ska/soul/jazz elements that you love us for. Hoping for a winter release date. We can’t wait for you to hear it!

NEVER BEEN TO BOSTON – MUSIC VIDEO!

April 29
Go to THIS LINK to see our new video for Never Been To Boston! This is a live performance in our practice space, with some creative editing to spice things up! Every time you watch the videos at this link, we increase our chances of playing the 2016 Vans Warped Tour! Help us out!

THE KING’S TROMBONE – MUSIC VIDEO!

April 4
Check out our new video for The Kings Trombone at this link! Watch it over and over and give us the chance to play on the 2016 Vans Warped Tour! Every view equals a point for us! Help us out!

Music



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.

Accelerator

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.

About


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.