On Day One of the Mile High Music Fest, Tool fans dominated the festival, with seemingly every other fan donning a shirt (or tat or haircut) devoted to the band. Photos by Aaron Thackeray (1-16) and Dave Herrera (17-20).
Fans of Denver-based 3OH!3, which played one of the Mile High Music Fest's liveliest sets, showed off their love for the band by flashing for hand symbol for Denver's area code. Photos by Aaron Thackeray.
Thousands of music fans swamped the fields at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado, on Day One of the fest, July 18, 2009. Photos by Aaron Thackeray (1-50) and Brian Landis Folkins (1-68). See photos of the bands and reviews on the Backbeat blog.