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Shakedown Bar

304 Bridge St, East of The Fountain, Vail, CO 81657-4531
+1 970-479-0556
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Best bar in any ski towb

I met the love of my life here and haven't looked back since. I love you Shakedown! Town Calvary... read more

Reviewed 5 April 2017
Vail, Colorado
via mobile
Beware of Pricing and Cover Manipulation

We are in town for a guys ski vacation, and decided to check out the Shakedown Bar after the Burton... read more

Reviewed 6 March 2017
Denver, Colorado
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Shakedown Bar is Vail's, and one of Colorado's, premiere music venues that is owned and operated by a local, world touring musician. Our reputation is based on a high level of music experience, nightly. Shakedown is an experience, not just a bar or music venue. Come see us and let us show you. We entertain private parties and groups as well.
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible14%
13 Feb 2017
“Cozy, warm bar”
5 Apr 2017
“Best bar in any ski towb”
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
304 Bridge St, East of The Fountain, Vail, CO 81657-4531
+1 970-479-0556
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Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I met the love of my life here and haven't looked back since. I love you Shakedown! Town Calvary and brothers keeper are the best house bands in America. Great staff and cheap drinks. What more could you want?

Thank Danielle821
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We are in town for a guys ski vacation, and decided to check out the Shakedown Bar after the Burton US Open. A few of us got there earlier, and paid the $10 cover for the live band. Once we got inside, a mix up...More

1  Thank Lbills22
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Saw a great live music performance of Grateful Dead music. The bar was an intimate setting to listen, dance and groove to live music.

Thank parkerw2014
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I stopped in after a day on the slopes. They did not open until 4. We had a few $1 12oz Coors lights and they had great live music. A for sure stop for a beer.

Thank Nikki H
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Went there with my friends after the Oktoberfest in Lionshead. We had such an amazing time. The live music was awesome! We danced all night and closed down the bar! What a fun night out!!!!

Thank Valerie D
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Great band line up, fun environment, and good sound system. Shakedown is one of two of my favorite bars in Vail because of the live music. It is not fancy, but it's is fun. The dance floor was packed last night.

Thank Tallulah B
Reviewed 29 February 2016 via mobile

I've been lucky enough to visit shakedown during the summer and the winter now, and it's always a great time! Service is fast, the drinks are reasonably priced and the music is good. The crowd is always a great one. Aside from my girlfriend constantly...More

Thank aussiecambo
Reviewed 25 February 2016 via mobile

This place is small--and crowded, but if you want live music that rocks look no further. Their drink selections are epic and they allow pizza to be delivered into the place. How can you go wrong with that?

Thank KentuckyGlobetrotter
Reviewed 23 December 2015

While I do love Scott Rednor and Brothers Keeper, I truly miss the days of The Club and Steve Meyer. Steve's show was uncomparable fun. Here's the pros/cons from my humble opinion: Pros: the remodel was great and it's much easier to move in the...More

1  Thank Hols92
Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

We have been skiing many times but this place was the Best après ski place I have been to. Are there nicer places in Vail, yes, are there better alcohol deals yes. But if you want to drink, singalong to great music and get a...More

3  Thank Bigcityeater
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