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[photopress:karen.JPG,full,pp_image] Yeah Yeah Yeahs singer Karen O performs at the 2009 Monolith Music Festival. Reverb file photo by John Leyba. The Monolith Music Festival has sent out an appeal for financial help to keep itself afloat for a potential 2010 installment. The indie- and dance-centric music festival, which has taken over Red Rocks Amphitheatre the last three years in mid-September, has certainly not been wanting for talent. From the Flaming Lips, Spoon and Band of Horses to TV on the Radio, Justice, DeVotchKa, Yeah Yeah [...]
Phoenix singer Thomas Mars and his band ably filled in for MSTRKRFT on the Monolith main stage on Sunday. Photo by Lewis Cooper. Denver Post pop music critic Ricardo Baca and A&E reporter John Wenzel brought you our daily Monolith Music Festival coverage this weekend, including write-ups and photo essays from Day 1 and Day 2, but there’s still more. Check out photo essays after the jump from Reverb contributing photographers Joe McCabe and Lewis Cooper.
As we first told you last month, Monolith Festival, the indie-centric music party at Red Rocks on Sept. 12-13, is slowly (and cleverly) announcing its lineup via Twitter and Facebook in order to remain on everyone’s radar for a bit longer. The biggest news of the day? New York fashion-rockers and indie icons Yeah Yeah Yeahs will be headlining Saturday, Sept. 12, a.k.a. Day 1 of the festival.
Josh Baker, the Monolith Festival’s director, says that the festival will happen in 2009 — and there will be plenty of indie rock, dance music and hip-hop. Photo by Laurie Scavo. Now that the summer music festivals are making news – including the biggest party of the summer, the four-day ninth annual Denver Post Underground Music Showcase – the chatter is starting up about the Monolith Festival, Colorado’s indie rock bash that happens each September at Red Rocks. This year’s fest is Sept. 12-13 at [...]
[photopress:ra2.jpg,full,pp_image] Ra Ra Riot’s infectious energy connected with the Larimer Lounge crowd on Friday. Photos by Laurie Scavo. Die-hard fans made themselves known at the Larimer Lounge Friday night at the double-fisted, first-rate show featuring Ra Ra Riot, the Cribs and opening act Jeffery Lewis, presented by the 2008 Monolith Music Festival. The swarm remained in a steady state of stimulation and merriment as each band casting its long lines of high energy pop melody — mixed, of course, with plenty of drinks. New York-based [...]