Unhappy End To Shakedown
The annual Shakedown Campout & Music Festival, scheduled for August 26-28, got canceled at the last second. What the heck happened is in dispute.
The agent for
Abramson was unable to come up with the money for the rental agreement, MacGregor told Pollstar, nor had the additional funds required to cover anticipated expenses. It came down to door receipts, which Abramson hoped would cover what was due, MacGregor said, and he found that an “untenable position.” The promoter eventually canceled the show.
Abramson could not be reached for comment but, according to those who spoke with him recently, his story varies drastically from MacGregor’s, and he blames the venue owner for the aborted event.
The Shakedown was to feature
The festival was originally scheduled at Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Ore. Neighbors complained about three festivals that were to take place there, including