Laketown Shakedown is ready to rock ‘n’ roll this weekend, starting with a full lineup tonight (Friday, June 28).
Jesse Roper, Stickybuds, The Boom Booms, Mt. Doyle, Diamond Cafe, Sideway, and Lost Octave will take to the stage.
By Saturday, June 29, the place will really be roaring with Incubus, Black Pistol Fire, Fire Alarm Funk, Louise Burns, The Sorority, Goldfish, DJ Murge, Bend Sinister, Bousada, Phono Pony, Stevie Wise and the Big Feelings, and Jennay Badger are set to entertain what is expected to be a large, and excited crowd.
On Sunday, June 30, Snoop Dogg leads the lineup, followed by Sublime with Rome, who were such a hit a couple of years back, Smash Mouth, DJ Numark, Skiitour, Grandson, Neon Steve, Mob Bounce, Ilvis Freshly, The Faceplants, Liinks, Degree One, and Cities.
Weekend passed for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday are $199 on the Hillside (general admission), $219 if you want access to The Lawn as well, and $239 if you want to get into The Pit as well as the previous two areas. Kids 12 and under are admitted free to the Hillside general admission area only, and only if accompanied by an adult.
Open at 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Shakedown VIPs have (at a cost of $469) an elevated viewing area, private washrooms, one meal per day, snacks, beverages, and access to all other concert bowl areas.
Single day passes are $50 general admission for Friday; $89 for the Hillside on Saturday and $109 on Sunday; entry to the Lawn is $99 Saturday and $119 on Sunday. The Pit will cost you $109 Saturday, and $129 on Sunday, while VIP passes for Saturday are $230 and $260 for Sunday.
Parking in the upper and lower areas is $40 for the weekend for standard-sized vehicles.
There are also a variety of day tripper and weekend warrior shuttle services available between Victoria and Laketown Ranch for south Island music lovers. Check out https://www.laketownshakedown.com/tickets/ for more info.