Festivals

The dusty road leads to an unseen location. Clouds of dirt and earthy grime pass through the air. As the dust settles and the road becomes steeper, Horning’s Hideout comes into view. “Happy Horning’s,” comes a chipper voice from my right.  My window is rolled down and I turn to see a girl standing on the side of the road. She wears a neon-green shirt that reads “Volunteer”.

“Where should I park?” I ask her.

“Just keep driving,” she says with a devious smile. “You’ll find the way.”

I grinned and waved and continued down the rocky hill.

With just four weeks until Colorado’s third annual Mile High Music Festival, today festival organizers announce the weekend’s performance schedule. Unveiled with the schedule is Mile High Music Festival’s brand new Beta Beach. Booked in partnership with Denver’s world-renowned Beta Night Club, the already diverse festival expands its musical terrain by now hosting an impressive list of Denver’s most cutting-edge DJs and electronic music including Second Sun, Halo and Hipp E, and Dragon.

British singer-songwriter Bobby Long returns to the road this summer for a combination of solo acoustic shows and a series of dates at which he will be backed by a band for the first time since arriving on American shores just over a year ago.  Long, who has been working on his recording debut album backed by studio musicians, has been anxious to bring this new dynamic to his live appearances and is looking forward to giving his hauntingly personal songs added depth and dimension.

The fifteenth annual Gathering of the Vibes will begin next Thursday, July 29, at Seaside Park in Bridgeport, CT.

Feather & Leathers unite!  A gathering of gladiators tribes under a full strawberry moon took place at Sonic Bloom 2010, June 25th -27th at Mishawaka Amphitheatre.  What they believe is real with the twirl of the hula-hoop, the sphere of the glow sticks and the glow of the body pain

Mile High Music Festival presented by Kyocera Single Day Tickets are now available to the general public. Beginning July 13 at 10:00 am MDT, fans can purchase Single Day Tickets for $99.50 and Single Day VIP Tickets for $225.00 by visiting www.milehighmusicfestival.com or www.tickethorse.com. No additional charges or fees apply.

Ticket sales for the fifth annual YarmonyGrass Festival are now underway. The high country camping event known for unrivaled mountain activities and top shelf national talent will take place in Bond, CO on August 20-22nd offering concert goers an experience that is as good for the soul as it is for the ears.

The 5th annual Sonic Bloom festival has officially SOLD OUT. Promoters are asking all non-ticket holding patrons not to come to the festival site without a ticket in hand. The intimate camping event is known for helping to launch the careers of the best and brightest electronic music artist in the country kicks off today, Friday, June 25 and will run through Sunday, June 27th at the Mishawaka Amphitheater in Bellvue, Co.

Sunday single-day tickets to the Pitchfork Music Festival (PMF), held at Chicago’s Union Park on July 16-July 18, have sold out, joining three-day passes on the roll-call of extinct opportunities. Saturday looks to be next on the list, as tickets vanish with palpable urgency. Be sure to get single-day passes for the Friday and Saturday festivities before it’s too late!

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