Ten Stories About Music-Festival Drama

These fans want another festival at Red Rocks.EXPAND
These fans want another festival at Red Rocks.
Brandon Marshall

As Denverites weigh whether to bring a new music festival to Overland Park Golf Course, we think it's time to review some of our past coverage of music-festival drama. Here are ten stories looking at messy music-festival history in Denver and beyond.

So many cell phones. Too many, even.
So many cell phones. Too many, even.
Timothy Norris for LA Weekly. More here.

1. Social Media Is Ruining Music Festivals

Art and people become one at Fantasia 2014.
Art and people become one at Fantasia 2014.
Brandon Marshall

2. There Are No More "First-Ever" Art or Music Festivals in Denver

Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth is one of many female rock icons of the ’90s.EXPAND
Kim Gordon of Sonic Youth is one of many female rock icons of the ’90s.
Flickr user Greg Neate

3. The Importance of Actual Diversity in Music-Festival Lineups

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Westword archives

4. Mile High Music Festival Not Happening

The promised land is over there somewhere.
The promised land is over there somewhere.
Andy Hermann

5. Music Festival Nightmare: Here's What It's Like to Lose Your Phone at Coachella

Read on for more music-festival drama.



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