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Shakedown takes place on the traditional territory of the Ts’uubaa-asatx Nation (Lake Cowichan, BC) over three days on the Canada Day Long Weekend.
Shakedown takes place at Laketown Ranch – a purpose-built 172-acre festival venue with 4 stages, 2000 campsites, and a growing list of amenities including hiking/biking trails and a BMX pump track.
Shakedown is a mixed-genre festival that features some of the biggest names in rap, hip-hop, rock, and alternative. This year, Shakedown will feature Wu-Tang Clan, Arkells, Lights, Run DMC, Sugar Ray, and Hallucination, among others. Shakedown will also features a number of up-and-coming artists from multiple genres (e.g. Astrocolour, Haviah Mighty, Missy D, and Khanvict) to showcase emerging talent.