Shakedown Bar, a live music venue and bar, is located in the heart of Vail, east of the fountain in Vail Village. This 160-person, intimate setting offers Vail entertainment and Vail nightlife with state-of-the-art lights and sound. It's home to great house bands and touring acts.

As Vail's premiere live music joint, Shakedown Bar is also known for après-ski fun and happy hours. Shakedown Bar is dedicated to delivering a musical experience that you won't soon forget.

This Vail live music venue is owned by local Scott Rednor, who settled in the Vail Valley due to his love of the area. Scott toured around the world playing guitar with bands like Blues Traveler, Dave Matthews, Lenny Kravitz, and many more for 15 years before landing at the Red Lion with Phil Long in 2009. Scott's love for the Vail Valley led him to settle down and start a family here while still expanding his musical horizons far and wid

Scott continues to assemble the best artists from all over Colorado and the Nation.  Some of whom you may have seen on a much bigger stage at some point. You will occasionally wander into a surprise at Shakedown Bar that you never would have imagined seeing in such an intimate space. 

The sound system is a beautifully tuned Meyer Sound system with a Midas Pro2 C digital console.  A full LED lighting system completes the world-class entertainment experience at Shakedown Bar!