Shakedown String Band is a collective of musicians bound and determined to make you dance and smile to Americana, blues, bluegrass and jam grass.
An eight-piece group from San Diego, Shakedown String Band headlines Live at Lakeview on Thursday at the Lakeview Commons in South Lake Tahoe.
“Good beats, good vibes, good musicians and good people. It’s all good!” sums up one fan.
Opening at 4:30 p.m. is Patrick Walsh is a homegrown one-man band. Storyteller, producer and multi-instrumentalist Walsh brings a fresh sound from the world of no genres.
Born and raised in the Gold Rush towns of Northern California, he often incorporates local history and experiences into his songs. Introduced to music through the piano at age 6, he now plays and records with nearly 20 different instruments. Walsh writes, plays all instruments, records, masters and even does most of the artwork for his albums.
Owner of Hangtown Studios in Placerville, he also has created his own record label, Lo Cal Music, along with his genre CaliCountry. With 45 previously released albums, he is now focusing on live shows.