MONOLITH Festival Announces Additional Artists & VIP Events

Article Contributed by madison | Published on Tuesday, August 12, 2008

MONOLITH FESTIVAL presented by Esurance, happening at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on September 13th and 14th, today announces two VIP events open only to MONOLITH VIP Gold Pass ticketholders: the Official MONOLITH Kick-Off Party featuring Cloud Cult, The Dutchess & the Duke, and Young Coyotes on September 12 at the Bluebird Theatre, and the Official MONOLITH Afterparty at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in the Underground on Saturday, September 13 featuring performances from The Hood Internet, White Williams, Passion Pit, Candy Coated Killahz, Boyhollow, Jackola and others.

In addition to raising the bar to an already top-notch MONOLITH VIP experience (which includes such amenities as reserved soundboard seating, VIP parking, Gold Pass Lounge access, CD sampler, oxygen bar and more), these exclusive Kick-Off Party and AfterParty events add a slew of hot indie bands to an already stellar MONOLITH line-up. While acts like Cloud Cult, White Williams, The Dutchess & the Duke, Passion Pit and Young Coyotes will play only at the VIP events; Snowden, Dressy Bessy, KaiserCartel, Miles Benjamin Anthony Robinson, The Veils, The Muslims, Cory Chisel and the Wandering Sons, Electric Touch, Moonspeed, Astra Moveo, Rob Drabkin and Alyse Black have been recently added to the festival's main line-up.  VIP Gold Passes and single day/2-day tickets are available now at

The additional acts round out MONOLITH's hand-picked lineup of indie favorites and blog darlings, which for 2008 includes Denver's own Devotchka and French electro-buzz-band Justice as headliners.  Joining the 2008 headliners is a deep and diverse roster including Silversun Pickups, Atmosphere, Band of Horses, Vampire Weekend, TV on the Radio, The Avett Brothers, Superdrag, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, Mickey Avalon, The Kills, CSS, Does it Offend You, Yeah?, Del the Funky Homosapien and many, many more. A complete list of currently confirmed acts is available at

VIP Gold Pass event details are as follows (These events are exclusively for MONOLITH VIP Gold Pass ticketholders):

            Official MONOLITH Kick-Off Party

Featuring Cloud Cult, The Dutchess & the Duke, Young Coyotes and others
Friday, September 12 at The Bluebird Theatre
Doors at 8 PM / Show at 8:30 PM

MONOLITH Official Afterparty
Featuring performances from The Hood Internet, White Williams, Passion Pit, Candy Coated Killahz, Boyhollow, Jackola and others
Saturday, September 13 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in the Underground
Doors at 11 PM / Show at 11:30 PM

Ticketing Levels:                             

·2-Day Ticket                              $110     On Sale Now

·Single Day Tickets                     $59.50 On Sale Now

·Carpool Ticket Package              $340 ($85 per ticket) and includes four two-day passes (a $100 total discount!) On Sale for a Limited Time Only

Available at and

·VIP Gold Pass-                          $225 On Sale Now
Available at

MONOLITH fills a niche in Colorado's already vibrant indie music scene, even within a seemingly saturated U.S. festival market. With five stages and premium facility amenities, MONOLITH builds on the natural splendor of Red Rocks and has quickly become a requisite for festival goers and indie hipsters.  As Billboard Magazine reviewed, "The outrageously beautiful Red Rocks has been screaming out for an underground/indie-style music festival for many years...Thanks to the tireless work of an elite group of Colorado scene-sters, the dream is now a reality." 

2008 MONOLITH partners are Esurance, Dell, Southwest Airlines, New Belgium Brewing Company,, Trek Light Gear, Channel 93.3, Westword,, Gigbot, HotFreaks, and Jakprints.

MONOLITH is produced by AEG Live Rocky Mountains and Monolith Festivals with curating support from the HotFreaks blog collective.