New Colorado music festival lures Matthews, Petty

Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:27pm EDT
 
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LOS ANGELES (Billboard) - The Dave Matthews Band and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers will headline the first Mile High Music Festival, to take place July 19-20 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.

Other acts scheduled to perform include John Mayer, the Black Crowes, O.A.R., Michael Franti & Spearhead, Rodrigo y Gabriela, Steve Winwood, Spoon, Flogging Molly, Colbie Caillat, OneRepublic, the Roots, moe., Citizen Cope, Andrew Bird, State Radio, Martin Sexton, Ingrid Michaelson and Grace Potter and the Nocturnals.

Tickets go on sale March 29 via TicketHorse.com and milehighmusicfestival.com. Two-day passes cost $150 (plus service fees), and a limited number of single-day tickets will be available for $85. Two-day VIP packages will also be available for $495.

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<p>Dave Matthews performs during the 2007 "Farm Aid" concert in New York September 9, 2007. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson</p>