Shakedown Festival

Professor Green and Katy B added to Shakedown 2012 line up

Professor Green and Katy B added to Shakedown 2012 line up

Professor Green and Katy B, plus Stooshe and Clement Marfo & The Frontline, have been added to the Shakedown 2012 music festival line up. Professor Green will perform before previously announced headliner, Dizzee Rascal in Stanmer Park. His debut album, ‘Alive Till I’m Dead’ crashed into the charts and went double-Gold, spawning four hit singles [...]

Dizzee Rascal to headline Brighton’s Shakedown 2012

Dizzee Rascal to headline Brighton’s Shakedown 2012

Dizzee Rascal has been announced as the headline act for Shakedown 2012 – Brighton’s very own music festival in Stanmer Park on 6 October 2012. Shakedown Festival will be returning to Brighton for its second year to mark the official end of the UK festival season. Last year’s Shakedown Festival saw 10,000 festival revellers party [...]

Shakedown 2012 confirmed for Saturday 6 October 2011 – early bird tickets on sale today

Shakedown 2012 confirmed for Saturday 6 October 2011 – early bird tickets on sale today

Shakedown Festival Brighton has been given the go ahead to return to Stanmer Park on 6 October 2012. Shakedown organisers have also announced that a limited number of early bird Shakedown 2012 tickets will go on sale at 2011 prices from 5pm today (Thursday 8 December 2011). Earlier this week, Brighton & Hove City Council [...]

Shakedown 2011 Review

Thousands of partying revellers descended upon Stanmer Park in Brighton on Saturday for the first ever Shakedown Festival. A largely dance music dominated lineup made for a show that certainly raised the roof (if there was one). With the main stage and a smaller Supercharged stage located at either end of a relatively small site, [...]

Shakedown: tomorrow!

Shakedown tomorrow

After months of waiting, Shakedown Festival is finally here, taking over Brighton’s Stanmer Park tomorrow (17th September 2011). The line-up for Brighton’s summer closing party includes Razorlight, Ed Sheeran, Example, 2manDJs, as well as Radio 1’s Zane Lowe and Kissy SellOut. There’s also a whole host of Brighton acts on offer, such as The Freemasons, [...]

Judge Jules announced for Shakedown Festival VIP tent

judge jules announced for Shakedown Festival VIP tent

On September 17th there will be only one place to be in Brighton; that place is the VIP tent at Shakedown Festival. Judge Jules has just been announced as the headline DJ for the tent in the VIP area which is going to be hosted on the day by The Honey in conjunction with their [...]

Shakedown Festival Showcase at Concorde 2 this weekend

Shakedown Festival Showcase at Concorde 2 this weekend

Brighton’s Concorde 2 will be hosting the Shakedown Festival Showcase this Bank Holiday Friday (26th August 2011), one month before Shakedown Festival takes place in Stanmer Park. Concorde 2, Brighton’s premier live music venue, will be hosting the Main Stage at this year’s Shakedown Festival, as announced by the organisers of Brighton’s “ultimate summer closing [...]

Brighton Shakedown Festival gets full go ahead

Brighton Shakedown Festival gets full go ahead

Shakedown Festival, Brighton’s summer closing party, has been granted full licence to go ahead at Stanmer Park on the 17th September 2011. With one month to go, organisers of Shakedown have announced that Brighton’s newest festival has been granted a full premises licence by Brighton & Hove City Council. Festival Director, Matt Priest said, “With [...]

Ed Sheeran added to rescheduled Shakedown Festival, Brighton

Ed Sheeran added to rescheduled Shakedown Festival, Brighton

One of the UK’s hottest acts, Ed Sheeran, has been added to the line up of Brighton’s summer closing party, Shakedown Festival (Saturday 17th September). Sheeran, having only turned 20 this week, has released two albums and two EPs already. He won the 2008 Next Big Thing competition in East Anglia and since has attracted [...]

Brighton & Hove City Council confident Shakedown will go ahead

Brighton & Hove City Council confident Shakedown will go ahead

The organisers of Brighton’s recently postponed summer festival, Shakedown, have been granted landlord’s consent by Brighton & Hove City Council. The Safety Advisory Group (SAG), which includes the council, the police, fire and the ambulance service are confident that the organisers plans will ensure a safe and well-managed event. SAG is confident that the organisers [...]

Mark Ronson not confirmed for postponed Shakedown Festival

Mark Ronson not confirmed for postponed Shakedown Festival

The revised line-up for the recently postponed Shakedown Festival has been announced, without the confirmation of headliner Mark Ronson. The festival was due to take place on Saturday July 9th but has been moved to Saturday September 17th, following discussions with Brighton and Hove City Council. According to organisers, the line-up remains largely unchanged. Acts [...]

Brighton’s Shakedown Festival postponed

Brighton’s Shakedown Festival postponed

The date of Brighton’s Shakedown Festival has been moved from July 9th 2011 to September 17th 2011 due to delayed preparations and concerns over audience safety. Following a meeting last week (28th April) between Shakedown and the City Safety Advisory Group, it was decided that consent could be given for the 9th July. The Safety [...]

Razorlight added to Brighton’s Shakedown festival line up

Razorlight at Brighton

Razorlight have been confirmed as the main stage headliner for the first ever Shakedown Festival in Brighton. The band have a new look for 2011, but the iconic Johnny Borrell remains the cocky-as-ever frontman. The band have sold over four million albums since their 2004 debut, Up All Night, and this year will see the [...]

Line up announced for Shakedown Festival

The line up for the Shakedown Festival in Stanmer Park on July 9th has been officially revealed. Following the news late last week that Mark Ronson was to feature at the inaugural summer festival, details of other headline acts have now been released on the Shakedown website. Brighton residents attending the festival can enjoy performances [...]

Mark Ronson confirmed for Shakedown Festival

Mark Ronson

The organisers of this summer’s inaugural Shakedown Festival have confirmed Mark Ronson will headline the summer event, which takes place on July 9th. Ronson is the first act to be officially announced by the organisers – with further artists set to be revealed this evening. The official Shakedown festival website has the following to say [...]