Concert Reviews

Photos: Higher Ground Music Festival, 8/25/12

Nestled between abandoned mines, a cemetery and a towering nosebleed-worthy hill overlooking Central City, the inaugural Higher Ground Music Festival could have hardly taken place in a more atypical locale. But with forty-ish Colorado bands playing to a mostly local crowd of campers and Denver daytrippers, the fans here were likely used to hearing rock music al fresco. We are home to Red Rocks, after all. Continue reading to see the highlights from Higher Ground through the polished lens of Eric Gruneisen.