Join us for the "Shakedown After Dark" series—a thrilling late-night live music event. In partnership with Tuscany Suites & Casino, we're excited to present free live bands performing in the Copa Room every Friday and Saturday, from 10:30 PM to 1:00 AM+. This series is tailored for the 21+ crowd, enhancing the post-Sphere concert experience.

Copa Room, Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 E. Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89169

Schedule Highlights:

The Latin Dead, the innovative 11-piece ensemble known for their vibrant fusion of Grateful Dead classics with Latin rhythms, are scheduled to perform on May 16, 2024. This much-anticipated event will celebrate the inaugural night of Dead and Company’s Sphere residency at Backstage Bar and Billiards, located at 601 Fremont St., Las Vegas.

Elevate your Dead and Company Sphere Residency Experience beside your favorite artists and most beloved shakedown bands with Shakedown Vegas, at the Tuscany Suites and Casino this Spring and Summer.

Animazing Gallery in Las Vegas announced plans today to feature “Visions of the Dead: A Grateful Dead Art and Photography Exhibition” set to coincide with Dead & Company’s “Dead Forever – Live at Sphere” residency in Las Vegas.

Phish has wrapped their momentous sold-out four-show run at Sphere in Las Vegas, drawing rapt houses and high-profile acclaim for their groundbreaking performances at the world’s most cutting-edge venue. Each of the four sold-out shows at Sphere featured completely unique setlists and visuals, making every performance a truly unprecedented, once-in-a-lifetime audio-visual experience.



Sphere Entertainment Co. (NYSE: SPHR) today announced a special Exosphere content show in celebration of Earth Day featuring work from multi-GRAMMY Award-winning Grateful Dead and Dead & Company percussionist Mickey Hart, and renowned filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg. Hart’s and Schwartzberg’s artwork will be combined into an 11-minute content show that will run at 6:00am PT today and at both 7:00pm and 8:00pm PT this evening. Their art will run individually at various times throughout the day as well.

Shakedown Strings is thrilled to announce its upcoming performances at "Shakedown Vegas," a free event taking place each day before the Dead & Company concerts at The Sphere in Las Vegas. The band is excited to showcase its talents and connect with Deadheads from all over the United States and the world.

Following last week’s release of "EVOLVE" – the title track from their forthcoming 16th studio album and first in four years – Phish prepares to raise the bar yet again with their sold-out, four-show run at Sphere in Las Vegas. Opening tomorrow April 18 and running through Sunday, April 21, each show at Sphere will feature completely different setlists and visuals, making each performance a truly unique, immersive audio-visual experience.


Tune in to Sirius CH23 The Grateful Dead Channel This Sunday at 1pm West Coast Time / 4pm East Coast Time to hear organizer Molly Henderson chat about Shakedown Vegas with hosts Gary Lambert & David Gans on Tales From The Golden Road radio show.

We are having a “High TIme” announcing our first round of confirmed Musicians and Artists! 

First Two Weekends Artists:





Not-For-Profit “Shakedown Vegas” will be every weekend at the Tuscany Suites & Casino, 255 E. Flamingo Rd in Las Vegas. Starting Thursday May 16th Thru Saturday July 13th at 11am to 7pm and will be held on all show days of the 24 date residency on 8 weekends over 9 weeks, with the last weekend in June being dark. Shakedown Vegas will host Vendors, Live Music, Art & Exhibits. All ages are welcome and the event will be free to attend!