Mile High Music Festival 2010 – held August 14 & 15 and presented by Kyocera – unveiled this year’s festival Web site, and with it, plenty more activities to round out the incredible music experience. A slew of new 2010 festival features promise to take this year’s Mile High Music Festival experience to the next level.
Before delving into the latest features to be incorporated into Mile High, take a look at some of the artists scheduled to perform at the festival:
Saturday, August 14
Steve Miller Band
Nas & Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley
Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band
The Samples (all original members)
Mayer Hawthorne & The County
Sunday, August 15
Dave Matthews Band
My Morning Jacket
Tim Reynolds & TR3
On My Stars
For a complete list of performers, click here.
In addition to a tremendous lineup, Mile High is also introducing new features for this year’s festival:
• Green Your Scene Passport Program: With this program guests can travel through the festival, participating in all of the Mile High Music Festival greening initiatives for a chance to win prizes, including a meet-and-greet with members of the Dave Matthews Band.
• Anubis: Denver Art Museum King Tut Exhibit’s very own 30-foot Anubis. Anubis, who arrived onsite yesterday and will stay throughout the festival, garnered the title of the first Mile High Music Festival 2010 fan, and was bestowed with an all-access laminate by some local Mile High Music Festival artists.
• Whole Foods General Store: Whole Foods will be providing prepackaged organic foods and local produce.
• Twist & Shout tent: Fans can get their gear autographed at the tent run by Denver’s best independent record store.
• Mile High Make ’n’ Take: Adults and kids alike can get creative in this on-site crafting tent.
• Hand of Man: Artist Christian Ristow brings his oversized hydraulic hand to Mile High Music Festival to twist and crush junk cars.
• Hot Air Balloon: Guests will be able to take rides on a tethered hot air balloon.
• Ferris Wheel: This 50-foot, 12-car Ferris wheel will be free for guests to enjoy.
• Water Playground: Fans can frolic under a 15-foot feature that shoots and sprays water.
This year’s festival offers the brand new Beta Beach, which is located right in the middle of the festival’s site, close to the Water Playground. 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 & Hipp E, and Dragon.
Of course, in addition to all the perks and extras, the map also pinpoints locations of festival essentials. For patron convenience and comfort, Mile High Music Festival 2010 offers even more free water refill stations, more food and beverage vendors, more shade and misting tents, ATMs and much more.
Tickets for Mile High Music Festival presented by Kyocera are on sale now, including single day tickets and two-day packages, plus VIP ticket options and hotel packages. Get tickets online at www.tickethorse.com and www.milehighmusicfestival.com, 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 the twelve Colorado Dick’s Sporting Goods stores.
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