Additional Artists Announced for The Mile High Music Festival

Article Contributed by madison | Published on Monday, April 21, 2008

Regarded as a breakout [festival] hit" (New York Times/April 2008), the first annual Mile High Music Festival powered by SanDisk is proud to announce the addition of Jason Mraz, Lupe Fiasco, Mike Gordon, Hill Country Review, Stephen Kellogg and The Sixers, Ferras, The Whigs, and Eric Hutchinson to an already stellar line-up of artists confirmed to perform on July 19th and 20th at the Outer Fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park.  Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers will headline on Saturday, July 19th; Dave Matthews Band will top the bill on Sunday, July 20th.  Colorado has never before seen a music festival of this magnitude: hosting five stages (some tented), food from many of Denver's top restaurants, an artists' village, misting tents and more. Single-day and 2 day passes are on sale now.

Mile High Music Festival is partnering with The ArtDistrict on burgeoning Santa Fe Avenue in Denver to select a diverse group of esteemed regional artists to participate in the festival's village.  The ArtDistrict will be choosing a panel of distinguished jurors to help select artist participants.

Also just announced, Colorado based not-for-profit Conscious Alliance will host a Food Drive at the Mile High Music Festival to benefit Food Bank of the Rockies. All patrons donating 10 non-perishable food items, or $10.00, will receive a limited edition Conscious Alliance/Mile High Music Festival poster by rock artist Randy Bishop.  Volunteers will be stationed outside the festival's main entrances, where patrons can exchange their donations for a voucher that is redeemable at the Conscious Alliance booth inside the venue.

Mile High Music Festival will feature a tremendous variety of musical talent, ranging from established touring powerhouses to some of the hottest up-and-coming performers, including a number of bands from Denver's vibrant music scene. In addition to the headliners, performance highlights include John Mayer, The Black Crowes, Mike Gordon, O.A.R., Michael Franti & Spearhead, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Steve Winwood, Spoon, Jason Mraz, Flogging Molly, Colbie Caillat, OneRepublic, The Roots, Lupe Fiasco plus local favorites Flobots, Rose Hill Drive, Meese, Born In The Flood, Railbenders and The Photo Atlas. A complete list of currently confirmed acts is included below, with additional artists still to be announced. Visit for ongoing updates. Doors will open at 10:30 a.m. each day, with performances commencing at noon and ending at 11:00 p.m.

Mile High Music Festival marks the first outdoor festival held at the Outer Fields of Dick's Sporting Goods Park, which offers immaculate lawns and remarkable vistas of the Denver skyline and Rocky Mountain Front Range, including a panoramic view from Long's Peak to Pikes Peak. Concertgoers will have a wide range of cuisines to choose from, with many of Denver's most popular restaurants participating in the event. An artists' village - including an extensive exhibit of local arts and crafts - will be another highlight of the festival.

Tickets for Mile High Music Festival powered by SanDisk are on sale now at and, by phone at 866-461-6556 and at Dick's Sporting Goods Park Box Office. They can also be purchased with a credit card at the Ticket Outlet Kiosks in nine Dick's Sporting Goods stores. Ticket prices are $150.00 (plus service charges) for a 2-Day Pass. A limited number of Single Day Tickets will be available for $85.00 (plus service charges) while supplies last.  2-Day VIP Packages are also available for $495 (plus service charges): visit for details.  The Outer Fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park is conveniently located just nine miles from downtown Denver, and only 1.8 miles from the I-70 and Quebec exit.

The line-up for Mile High Music Festival powered by SanDisk is currently as follows (not in order of appearance, additional artists still to be announced):

Saturday 7/19

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
Michael Franti and Spearhead
Steve Winwood
Jason Mraz
Citizen Cope
Lupe Fiasco
Andrew Bird
Mike Gordon
Josh Ritter
State Radio
JJ Grey & Mofro
Bob Schneider
Hill Country Revue
Newton Faulkner
Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers
Born In The Flood
Eric Hutchinson

Sunday 7/20

Dave Matthews Band
John Mayer
The Black Crowes
Rodrigo y Gabriela
Flogging Molly
Colbie Caillat
The Roots
Leftover Salmon
Martin Sexton
Ingrid Michaelson
Grace Potter and the Nocturnals
Tea Leaf Green
Brett Dennen
Rose Hill Drive
The New Mastersounds
The Whigs
Serena Ryder
The Photo Atlas