Annual Royale Kentucky Derby Party w/ Annie & The Furtrapper

Annual Royale Kentucky Derby Party w/ Annie & The Furtrapper

Image may contain: textLadies don your hats, gents press your seersucker it is time for *the* party of the year, The tradition continues w/ The 14th Annual Royale Derby Party. Doors open at 2pm, music starts around 3:30 and horses run just after 5:50. Hat Contest will be after the horses run and then the music will resume. Proper Derby attire is required. There will be no partial refunds for tables. They must either be fully refunded or all tickets must be purchased.

Join us for the classic Jazz sounds of Annie & The Furtrappers Annie and the Fur Trappers is a St. Louis traditional jazz band which formed in 2016. The band includes clarinet, trumpet, trombone, tuba, banjo, guitar, piano, washboard, and saxophone. Annie and the Fur Trappers is dedicated to performing and preserving the music of the 1920s and 30s today. The band plays traditional jazz, delta blues, ragtime, and swing music. Their version of “Delta Bound” was selected to be displayed at the Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience in Meridian, Mississippi. Annie and the Fur Trapper’s original song “You Break It, you Buy It” was selected for the St. Louis Blues Society’s 17 in 17 compilation album. Annie and the Fur Trappers have performed at a variety of music festivals including the Big Muddy Blues Festival, The Apple Butter Festival in Kimmswick, The Cherokee Street Jazz Crawl, and The Rosebud Cafe Music Festival, to name a few. The band’s second full length studio album will be released in May of 2019.

Tickets here:

https://royalederby.brownpapertickets.com

Annual Royale Kentucky Derby Party 5/5 w/ the Derby Dusters

Ladies don your hats, gents press your seersucker it is time for *the* party of the year, the annual Royale Derby Party. Doors open at 2pm, music starts around 3:30 and horses run just after 5. Hat Contest will be after the horses run and then the music will resume. Tickets are on sale in advance online and indoor/outdoor dining table tickets can be purchased.

Join us for with a newly formed all star band The Derby Dusters consisting of:
Valerie Jo Kirchhoff- vocals
Ethan Leinwand- piano
Timothy John Muller- 4 string banjo
Colin Blair – fiddle/mandolin
Alena Wheeler – fiddle
Nick Pence- lap steel/Guitar
Richard Trailis – upright bass
Brian Curran – rhythm Guitar

Tickets are available here:

https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3385464

Prop P Debate

Prop P Debate

St. Louis voters decide on Prop P on Tuesday November 7th, which is a half-cent sales tax that would raise $19 million annually in revenue, about $13 million of which would go toward police compensation. Michael Allen moderated this debate about the measure. On the pro side is: Sgt Charles Lowe of ESOP & JP Johnson of SLPOA and speaking in opposition Alderman Megan-Ellyia Green & former SLMPD Sgt Gary Wiegert.

Royale Political Wire Podcast July 23rd

Royale Political Wire Podcast July 23rd

Join us on our first Royale Political Wire with Bill Streeter, Michael Allen and Steven Smith covering the latest in Saint Louis City politics. This week we cover all the events happening since the Mayoral election including the Northside Regeneration, the Workhouse, next year’s STL County Executive race and even wild speculation on other future elections.