KEXP is pleased to present the 25th Annual and final Shake the Shack Rockabilly Ball on September 28th at Highway 99 Blues Club and September 29th at The Tractor Tavern, with doors opening at 8pm each night. Host Dr. Leon Berman and the Shake the Shack crew will commemorate the 25th year and final Rockabilly Ball, the longest running rockabilly festival in the United States, with a two day celebration.
The event will feature a car show and 9 amazing live performances from top-flight rockabilly bands from across the country. Tickets are available at Highway 99, Brown Paper Tickets, The Tractor Tavern and Ticketweb.com.
[THERE WILL BE NO TWO DAY PASSES THIS YEAR]
Plus, catch the 9th Annual and final Shake the Shack Hot Rod Car Show at the Bogart’s Airport Way (formally Goldie’s), located at 3924 Airport Way S., Seattle, Washington, on Saturday, September 29th from 9am to 5pm. Featuring performances by The Mercury 4, Lustre Kings, Countryside Ride, The F Holes, John Hamhock and the Rooster Run Band, Banzai Surf, The Dirty Birds, White Trash Whiplash, Stafford and the Bentz Brothers . Music starts at 12pm, 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
KEXP’s Shake the Shack program is three full hours of rockabilly, country and rhythm and blues, and airs Friday nights from 6pm - 9pm and is hosted by Dr. Leon Berman. Berman, known by his fans as "The Shackmaster," has been spinning on KEXP for 25 years.