The band’s personnel is comprised of:
Josh Rosen (Lead Guitar and Vocals) from Fort Collins;
Smokey Joe Weisiger (Keyboards/Organ and Vocals) from Arvada;
Edwin Hurwitz (Bass) from Boulder;
Scott Swartz (Rhythm Guitar and Vocals) from Moffat;
Christian Teele (Drums and Percussion) from Boulder.
Throughout the years, Shakedown Street has had the privilege of sharing the stage with many iconic musicians. Some of these include former Grateful Dead members Vince Welnick and Tom Constanten, as well as Melvin Seals of the Jerry Garcia Band. Others include Los Lobos’ David Hidalgo, The JGB Band, Hot Tuna, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Merl Saunders, Jerry Jeff Walker, Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, and many others.
With a working repertoire of over two hundred songs, Shakedown Street is able to perform multi night runs without repetition, drawing equally from early and modern Grateful Dead songs, and weave together unique and unforgettable performances. Believing that it is good to give back to the planet, Shakedown Street performs charity and benefit engagements on an ongoing basis to help their local and global communities.