What's your dream Mile High Music Festival lineup? Here's ours.

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Cypress Hill getting lifted at last year's MHMF. You'll think we're just as high when you see our list.
Okay so by now you've had a chance to absorb the deflating news that the Mile High Music Festival is being put on ice this year, and you've even offered up with some suggestions of how to make Mile High more enticing if the festival returns next year, which organizers haven't completely ruled out. What headliners would you pay to see? If you were in charge of talent buying and money was no object, who would you book, given the eclectic yet discriminating nature of this market? If we were handed the keys tomorrow, here's who would be on the bill.

10. Neil Young with Pearl Jam
Remember that album they did together in the mid-'90s? Yeah, how about having them perform the whole thing in its entirety, followed by Vedder and company going back and forth with Neil as they scroll through the choicest cuts in their back catalog?

09. Mumford & Sons / Avett Brothers
Hey, it worked on the Grammys. There's very little doubt that this would be a guaranteed draw here. Musically, the bands are kindred artists, and they've each built up a devoted following on the Front Range.

08. Slayer
Despite the fact that its music and stage show has changed very little over the years, there's a reason that these elder statesmen of metal continue to pack them in year after year -- they're still the most badass metal band on the planet, and they're universally loved and respected by virtually every living metalhead you're bound to come across.

07. Gorillaz
Last year, Gorillaz reportedly gave LCD Soundsystem, Lady Gaga and Roger Waters a run for their money as the most entertaining show of the year. Have to imagine that the inclusion of Gorillaz on the bill would easily help transform any festival into a can't-miss proposition.

06. Wiz Kalifa
Wiz Khalifa is one of the most prominent crossover MCs in the game right now. He's one of a handful of artists who have successfully managed to translate the grassroots success he's had in the underground into mainstream notoriety. His ever growing Taylor Gang is among the most devoted fanbases in the country.


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Sickboxdevil
Sickboxdevil

Slipknot (RIP), Alice In Chains, Avenged Sevenfold, U2, Rev Theory, Memory: Down, Sick Puppies, Dirty Heads, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Lost Point, Motley Crue, Single File!!!

Beavis
Beavis

Rage Against the Machine, System of a Down, Deftones. There's your headline lineup right there...

colorado academy
colorado academy

You need camping and a nice location to become a destination music festival. Here in Denver we'd settle for moving MHMF to Civic Center Park if we couldn't have camping.

As far as your lineup: love it. Van Halen 2 nights with both singers would be EPIC. Add in Prince, Pink Floyd, Metallica, and maybe Rage Against The Machine as your main stage headliners along with the other bands you mentioned. And we'd love to see at least 3 small locals only stages featuring Colorado bands

Bdaviet
Bdaviet

That Roth/Hager double bill @ Fiddlers years back was close enough and the "original" VH show a few years ago was a rip off. The reuntited VH would be good for the fest overall but I'd way more interested in Neil/Pearl Jam or if I had a choice Guns N' Roses or "The New Guns" as the haters call them...and the maybe Live Nation could impliment a tiered tix structure like Frointier Airlines that allows refunds if Axl bails...

Oh, and if Westword's idea came to pass Michael Anthony would have to be there for both sets, Jack Daniels bass and all.

Jeff
Jeff

Moss, Pretty Lights, Flobots, Paper Diamond

guest
guest

I gotta go with Slayer but the VH thing would be rad too, minus Hagar.

Thugfugly
Thugfugly

Diplo, Lowbudget, Aaron lacrate, M.I.A.

M Sarno
M Sarno

portishead, modest mouse, kristoff krane, keep slayer on the list, Deftones, Ugly Duckling,

cololove
cololove

J.WAIL f/ Chuck Morris of LOTUS at Mile high!

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