May 23, 2007

Colorado gets our own rad music festival

Okay fellow Coloradoans, get yourselves ready for a brand new festival bringing some top notch talent to our scenic red rocks this September 14th and 15th. The Monolith Festival has announced a lineup with several bands I am jumping to see this fall. I am about this close to throwing my hat into the press ring and being there for all this action. Here’s who makes my top list:

Kings of Leon [here’s why]
Cake [here’s why]
Flaming Lips
The Broken West
[here’s why]
The Decemberists
Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
Born In The Flood
Gregory Alan Isakov
[here’s why]

Full lineup here, with more acts to be announced. Tix onsale June 2. Wahoo!

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  • u should interview the broken west. super nice guys.

    Satisfied '75 — May 23, 2007 @ 2:18 pm

  • What Mr. A.D. said. Super nice guys. I’m way psyched to be seeing them for the second time this Friday

    -tom — May 23, 2007 @ 3:42 pm

  • Too bad it’s the exact same weekend as the Austin City Limits Festival.

    JR — May 23, 2007 @ 6:03 pm

  • Too cool. Hopefully the schedule works out in my musical likings favor.

    JJ — May 24, 2007 @ 10:51 am

  • if you’ve never gone to see the flaming lips. This is your chance to find religeon in rock n roll

    daviso — May 25, 2007 @ 8:40 am

  • i just may get off my butt and come around for this one. and if you havent listened to earl greyhound you really really should.

    Don't Need Anything — May 25, 2007 @ 7:56 pm

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"I love the relationship that anyone has with music: because there's something in us that is beyond the reach of words, something that eludes and defies our best attempts to spit it out. It's the best part of us, probably, the richest and strangest part..."
—Nick Hornby, Songbook
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