An Evening with Shakedown Street

An Evening with Shakedown Street

Sat, October 12, 2019

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

Free before 9pm / $10 after 9pm (+ fees)

This event is 21 and over

Shakedown Street
Shakedown Street
One of the longest running Grateful Dead tribute bands in the world,
Shakedown Street, makes its home in and around the Rocky Mountain region of
North America. Spawned from jam sessions at the Ancient Mariner bar in
Manitou Springs, Colorado in 1987, Shakedown Street quickly grew in
popularity, and garnered a legion of loyal fans who refer to themselves as
“Shakeheads”. In a few short years, throngs of “Shakeheads” could be found
on the highways and byways of the Rocky Mountains, making their way to
another Shakedown Street show.

In the live music venues of the Rocky Mountains, there are only a few bands
that are able to consistantly draw large audiences. Shakedown Street
accomplishes this year after year by embodying the Grateful Dead ethos of
improvisation and discovery, while maintaining an intimacy and open repoire
with its audience. A whole new generation of “Shakeheads” has discovered
the
positive and collaborative energy found at a Shakedown Street concert.
Longtime fans are thrilled to find the band sounding hotter than ever, and
having the time of their lives!

THE BAND’S PERSONNEL IS COMPRISED OF:
JOSH ROSEN (LEAD GUITAR AND VOCALS) FROM FORT COLLINS;
SMOKEY JOE WEISIGER (KEYBOARDS/ORGAN AND VOCALS) FROM ARVADA;
EDWIN HURWITZ (BASS) FROM BOULDER;
SCOTT SWARTZ (RHYTHM GUITAR AND VOCALS) FROM MOFFAT;
CHRISTIAN TEELE (DRUMS AND PERCUSSION) FROM BOULDER.

Throughout the years, Shakedown Street has had the privilege of sharing the
stage with many iconic musicians. Some of these include former Grateful
Dead
members Vince Welnick and Tom Constanten, as well as Melvin Seals of the
Jerry Garcia Band. Others include Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo, The JGB Band,
Hot Tuna, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Merl Saunders, Jerry Jeff Walker,
Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, and many others.

With a working repertoire of over two hundred songs, Shakedown Street is
able to perform multi night runs without repetition, drawing equally from
early and modern Grateful Dead songs, and weave together unique and
unforgettable performances. Believing that it is good to give back to the
planet, Shakedown Street performs charity and benefit engagements on an
ongoing basis to help their local and global communities.
Venue Information:
Aggie Theatre
204 South College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO, 80524
http://www.aggietheatre.com/