Smoke Signals Rise High Above the Pristine Colorado Mountains Announcing Caveman is Coming

Article Contributed by RPR Media | Published on Tuesday, March 19, 2024

Deep in the Purgatoire River Valley in the southern Colorado mountains sits the bucolic village of Weston, home to the Monument Lake Resort and the one-of-a-kind Caveman Music Festival. A pristine landscape undiscovered but by the adventurous few, there is no place in the whole of the United States better fitted for an event as equally unique.

The Caveman Music Festival features three days of eclectic music with tastes that range from Americana to country to psychedelic to rock ‘n’ roll, and unlimited natural resources for the true “pathfinder.”  Take the ultimate road trip away from the sweltering summer heat and up into the cooler climes to enjoy camping, fishing, kayaking, hiking, and the best live music on the mountain top. The 3rd Annual Caveman Music Festival happens Labor Day weekend at the Monument Lake Resort, August 30th through September 1st.  The 2024 lineup features The Wallflowers, Toadies, Red Clay Strays, Kurt Vile & the Violators, Uncle Lucius, Red Shahan, Jamestown Revival, Band of Heathens, Emily Wolfe, The Droptines, Stephen Wilson Jr., Sir Woman, Taddy Porter, Drayton Farley, Buffalo Hunt, Midnight River Choir, Charlie Shafter, and more.  Tickets and accommodation packages go on sale March 22nd and can be purchased at or by calling (719) 680-0580.    

Co-founded by West Texas country music troubadour, Red Shahan along with bandmate Parker Morrow, and Monument Lake Resort proprietor, Brett McGraw, Caveman Music Festival is a trip back to the rural past where folks from different cultures join together in one unified spirit.  The state-of-the-art destination resort sits on 368 gorgeous mountain acres and offers a restaurant and bars on site, “glamping” options, RV/campers accommodations, plenty of lodging options off-site, and the music you will hear is just as majestic as the scenery featuring the best in Americana music.  Whether it’s hiking along mountain vistas, fishing at the mile-long private lake, boating on cool clear waters, or just basking in the tranquility of nature, Caveman Music Festival offers it all along with the perfect soundtrack at this secluded little piece of heaven.