Events

ARENA STYLE ROCK WITH HAIR NATION @ 9pm

HAIR NATION and The Swiss are at it again! The 80’s was such a fun and rocking decade. The clothes, the hairstyle, and the music! IT ROCKED! Enjoy another rocking 80’s night with HAIRSTORM at the SWISS in Tacoma and be in your best 80’s outfit to play for more great prizes from The Swiss. Then rock out the night with HAIR NATION as they bring you your favorite 80’s Hair Rock bands such as Poison, Motley Crue, Whitesnake, Guns N Roses, Van Halen, and more. 9PM. $10 Cover. 21 and Over. Get your fix of 80’s rock at the Swiss in Tacoma with HAIR NATION!

Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz @ 8pm FREE

What’s a pub quiz?

Simply, a quiz game played in a pub. It’s an Anglo-Irish tradition, but our goal is the same: to foster friendly competition, and promote social drinking. A noble cause!Does it cost anything?

With rare exceptions, no. You should buy food and drinks though. Our business model is no big secret: We drive business to our host venues or we get fired. So just ordering water is NOT cool. Plus, fish have sex in that stuff.

Do I need to sign up beforehand or can I just show up and play?

Just show up. Team size is limited to six. Play solo if you’d like, but don’t blame us if you’re lonely.

All right, so what’s in it for me?

Besides a couple hours of free entertainment, the top teams get bar gift certificates. Plus there are chances to win free pints (or gift-certificate equivalents) for answering five bonus questions throughout the evening. We also have bizarre prizes courtesy of our weekly Bonus Email Question. Finally, your team can revel in the eternal glory of having your photo posted on this here website.

What’s the quiz format like?

The quiz consists of eight rounds of eight questions each, played by teams of up to six people. Questions are read aloud by the quizmaster and teams write down the answers, turning them in at the end of each round.

Rounds 1, 4 and 6 are themed rounds – anything from “Eight Questions About Sex That Won’t Make You Too Uncomfortable” to “TV Shows Your Parents Watch.” Round 2 is a music round worth double points: name the artist and title for each song clip. Round 3 is a multiple choice round or a speed round. Round 5 is a visual round based on a printed handout. The all-audio Round 7 usually covers movies or TV shows, and is worth the standard eight points. Finally, Round 8 is always 16 points on Random Knowledge.

One round can be jokered, doubling your points for that round only (yes, the 16-point rounds are fair game). The team with the most points after eight rounds is the winner.

PROM DATE MIXTAPE @9pm

After nearly 10 years fronting other tribute bands, Patrick and Daniel have created “Prom Date Mixtape” to bring their unique talents and love of New Wave, Synth-pop and all things 80s to new and existing fans everywhere! With an ALL-STAR line up and a meticulous sound that recreates all the atmosphere and flavor of your favorite 80s hits – and a few you may have forgotten! – The comment we get more than any other is: “I couldn’t tell it was a band when I walked in, I thought it was the record!” $10 cover charge