Festivals

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I hereby declare the inaugural Mile High Music Festival a Success!

Submitted by sam on Thu, 07/24/2008 - 5:34 pm

Last weekend I had the good fortune of attending the Mile High Music Festival in Denver, or more appropriately Commerce City, Colorado.  This year was the festival's inaugural year, and as far as I could tell, the affair went off without a hitch.  And I love festivals.  There is something savory about the vibe put off by people at a festival, something uniquely and honestly human.  Even though the weather is hot, even though there are lines for the bathroom, lines for food, lines to buy tee shirts, even though the beer c

Grateful Web Live Coverage of Day 1 at the 10KLF

Submitted by Janie Franz on Thu, 07/24/2008 - 4:24 pm

As we drove into this year's 10KLF at about 1:30 in the afternoon, I thought we'd have to wait to get into our campground. We'd even gotten some subs to tide us over while we waited. Instead, we were the first car at the gate at that moment in time, no line, and not many people in the field at the entrance. We noticed that the Viking and Blue Ox campgrounds were empty.

Heating Up a Batch of Extra Golden

Submitted by Janie Franz on Sun, 07/20/2008 - 11:14 am

Merging American rock with African benga music from Kenya is a bold mix, but Extra Golden has the daring and the chops to do it. Ian Eagleson (guitar) had been studying African music since 1995, traveling as often as he could to Kenya to document traditional popular music played by the masters of the craft. When Eagleson got a visa to live and conduct his research on his Ph.D.

Sonic Bloom: Winterpark 2008

Submitted by tawny on Thu, 07/10/2008 - 3:37 pm

Relentlessly winding upwards along Berthoud Pass, my brain lights up like a pinball machine in action and BAM my thoughts of needing to extol some elder wisdom on my co-hort becomes apparent. The event we are quickly approaching entry into, is unlike most of the "festivals" she has attended in the past.

THE NINTH ANNUAL MOE.DOWN AUGUST 29 - 31

Submitted by press on Mon, 07/07/2008 - 2:51 pm

The Ninth Annual moe.down will be held August 29, 30 and 31 at the Snow Ridge Ski area in Turin, NY. moe.down has become known as Upstate NY's most musically diverse festival. moe. will perform a total of six sets throughout the weekend. A limited number of tickets are available at $105 until they are sold out or until August 5th. Please visit: moe.org/moedown for up-to-the-minute information and to purchase tickets.

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