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Interview – Nick Leet – Pasadena ’68 & Dakota Shakedown


By Rebecca Marx, Photo Credit Karyn Hjelden

Sometimes a social media post is so thought provoking, or utterly honest that it sticks with you and doesn’t let go. That was my reaction when I read a Facebook post last year by local musician Nick Leet of Dakota Shakedown and Pasadena ’68. I even messaged him about it. I won’t share the original post to protect the innocent, but it stripped down WHY he will continue to make music even when it seems like the odds are all stacked against it. Even in an era when an artist as successful as Mason Jennings is questioning its feasibility. Continue reading

Excelsior Brewing Presents: Pasadena ’68 & Dakota Shakedown

Pasadena ’68 & Dakota Shakedown consists of four songwriters that have all fronted their own bands. The members have shared the stage with Dogstar (featuring Keanu Reeves), Jackson Browne, Tommy Stinson (the Replacements/Guns n’ Roses/Soul Asylum), Golden Smog (Soul Asylum/the Jayhawks/Run Westy Run), Tommy Keene, Slim Dunlap (the Replacements), Dan Wilson (Adele/Semisonic), Dave Pirner (Soul Asylum) and 2 Live Crew. They have played stages across the country including such famous clubs as First Avenue and the Viper Room.


HiFi Hair and Records Presents: Pasadena ’68 (ALL AGES!!!)

Come and celebrate the reissue of Slim Dunlap’s two solo records. They are being released on vinyl for the very first time. Come pick up his records and also check out Pasadena ’68 (featuring former members of High on Stress). They’ll also be playing some Dakota Shakedown tunes.

All Ages!
2PM Pasadena ’68
3PM Mad Ripple Hootenanny for Slim
6PM Curtiss A and the Slims
7:30PM Street Hassle