Concert Reviews

Monolith 2009, Day One: Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Girl Talk, Of Montreal, the Walkmen and more

See more photos of the bands at westword.com/slideshow.

Is this thing on?

We're live from Red Rocks for Day One of Year Three of Monolith, the indie-hipster-Urban-Outfitted-neon-fest that marks the end of the Colorado music-festival season. The lovely promotional folks at Madison House have moved the media tent from the bottom of the hill to the top, which means two things are different this year than last year:

1. It doesn't smell like poop 2. The ice cream man isn't here.

You take with the good with the bad, in music and in covering it, which we're doing all weekend. Starting now:

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