Rockabilly Ball 2010

KEXP is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball on September 23-25 at the Tractor Tavern in Ballard, with doors opening at 8 p.m. each night. Host Dr. Leon Berman and the Shake the Shack crew will commemorate the 23rd year of The Rockabilly Ball, the longest running rockabilly festival in the United States, with a three day celebration.

The event will feature a car show and 10 amazing live performances from top-flight rockabilly bands from across the country. Tickets are available at and the Tractor Tavern.

Buy a three day pass here, or purchase individual day tickets below.

Thursday, 9/23/2010 Buy Tickets
Surf Nite w/
Mercury 4
King of Hawaii
Frankie and the Poolboys

Friday, 9/24/2010 Buy Tickets
Vince Mira
Possum Hollow Boys
Little Rachel
The Lucky Stars

Saturday, 9/25/2010 Buy Tickets
Ruby Dee and the Snakehandlers
The Donettes
Jerry King and the Riverside Ramblers
Nick Curran

Plus catch the Shake the Shack Hot Rod Car Show at the Shanty Tavern, located at 9002 Lake City Way NE, Seattle Washington on Saturday, September 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Featuring performances by The Rainieros, The Shivering Denizens, Banzai Surf, Mama Tried and Juke Joint Gamblers. The show is free to attend and open to all vehicles whose owners feel they are special enough to be shown. Trophies, awards and dash plaques will be awarded to top entrants. There is a $10 fee to participate

And stop by the Seven Seas for performances by Little Ray and the Uppercuts, The Randy Hicks Band, Johnson Country, and Elvis Live.

KEXP’s Shake the Shack program is three full hours of rockabilly, country and rhythm and blues, and airs Friday nights from 6 PM – 9 PM and is hosted by Dr. Leon Berman. Berman, known by his fans as "The Shackmaster," has been spinning on KEXP for 23 years.

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