Concert Reviews

Weezer covers Gaga and MGMT, embraces its rock-star status at Mile High Music Festival

Weezer, 6:45 p.m. on the Wolf Stage A piercing series of guitar lines, the push of a pounding drum line and synchronized singing syllables lent an epic feel to the beginning of Weezer's set.

As soon as Rivers Cuomo and company took the stage, it seemed the band was working hard to create a large-scale sense with the set, the illusion that the performance was taking place outside the confines of the festival. Despite the pre-alloted time slot, the band disappeared and reappeared for two encores, lending the show a sense of unpredictability. The overall effect was impressive and hypnotic, with the set easily yielding some of the best moments of the entire festival.

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