Block your hat & press your seersucker, The Rum Drum Ramblers will be at our 12th Annual Kentucky Derby Party on 5/6. Tix on sale in April.
9th Annual Royale Kentucky Derby Party w/ Sidney Street Shakers, The Thin Dimes w/ Madisen Ward & Mama Bear
Saturday May 3rd, 2014
Door 2pm, music starts at 2:30. Post time 5:24pm.
Ladies, procure your finest Derby hat and spring dresses. Gentlemen, get your seersucker suits pressed and your hats boxed. It is time to cheer on the ponies at the 9th Annual Royale Kentucky Derby Party on Saturday May 3rd. We have a hat contest for both the ladies and the gents. Proper Derby dress code will be enforced.
A full lineup of live music is on slate w/ the Sidney Street Shakers along with the Thin Dimes and a very special guest from Kansas City, Madisen Ward.
Mint Juleps and featured cocktails will be available at an additional satellite bar in order to keep the cheer flowing.
A limited number of advance $8 tickets(4 per person) are available at the Royale, and there will be allotted tickets available for $10 on the day of the race.
The party starts at 2pm with the music starting at 2:30. Post time at 5:24 and the music will continue until 8:30.
The HAT + STYLE CONTEST is set to start after the winner of the Derby is announced; around 5:30 p.m.
CATEGORIES, PRIZES, AND AWESOME JUDGES (see below)
You must SIGN UP if you want to be in the contest. Look for the fancy sign-up sheets, once you arrive Saturday, either out on the patio or indoors in case of rain.
2013 HAT CONTEST CATEGORIES (one per person please):
Churchill Downs– best LADIES hat & ensemble
Triple Crown –best GENTS hat & ensemble
Derby Duo –best stylin’ COUPLES hats & ensemble
Colt and Filly –best GIRL’S and BOY’S ensemble
The Mint Julep–special recognition award for best dressed ROYALE STAFF person!
CONTEST PRIZES GENEROUSLY DONATED BY:
Retro 101 / Cherry Bomb Vintage
St. Louis Curio Shoppe
Levine Hat Company
The Vintage Haberdashery
-and other great local STL shops!
Here’s the remainder of our June DJ calendar:
Friday, 6/7: Jim Utz of Vintage Vinyl
Saturday, 6/8: Bruiser Queen
Tuesday, 6/11: Mark & Mrs.
Thursday, 6/13: Scott Allen & Posse
Friday, 6/14: 18andcounting
Saturday, 6/15: Rob Levy of KDHX
Tuesday, 6/18: Cocoabutter
Thursday, 6/20: John Gassel of Brick City Social Club
Friday, 6/21: Mark Early of Tone Rodent
Saturday, 6/22: TANK
Tuesday, 6/25: Florida
Thursday, 6/27: Left of the Dial
Friday, 6/28: Thomas Crone
Saturday, 6/29: Matt Harnish of Bunnygrunt/Vintage Vinyl
Never a cover. That’s up to us. Usually a great time. That’s up to you (and these talented DJs).
Please join us for an intimate evening at The Royale as we ring in the new year in Prohibition-era speakeasy style with an Aviation theme. (more…)
Lots of great deejays and special events this month:
Thursday, October 4: David Kirkland
Friday, October 5: Jim Utz of Vintage Vinyl
Saturday, October 6: Rock the Vote party featuring live music by Mark Heil, Black Cat Heart Attack, Peter Noire and deejay sets by Jeff Burns, Derek Montaigne and RJ Swansin
Sunday, October 7: Cocktail Museum
Monday, October 8: Vinyl Side Monday
Tuesday, October 9: Dr. Ferocious
Thursday, October 11: JJ, plus Vice Presidential Debate Watch on the patio
Friday, October 12: Jet Star
Saturday, October 13: Robert Griffin
Sunday, October 14: Cocktail Museum
Monday, October 15: Vinyl Side Monday
Tuesday, October 16: Dr. Ferocious vs. DJ Whitey
Thursday, October 18: John Gassel
Friday, October 19: Mark Early
Saturday, October 20: Cuban Missile Crisis Party (period attire requested)
Sunday, October 21: Cocktail Museum
Monday, October 22: Vinyl Side Monday
Tuesday, October 23: TBA
Thursday, October 25: Scott Fiss & Mike Evans
Friday, October 26: Thomas Crone
Saturday, October 27: Very Special DJ
Sunday, October 28: Cocktail Sunday
Monday, October 29: Vinyl Side Monday
Tuesday, October 30: TBA
Wednesday, October 31: The Club Royal Experience with Thomas Crone vs. Mike Herr (grown & sexy attire requested)
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