monolith on the mesa
Monolith on the Mesa is proud to announce the inaugural year of the two day music and interactive art festival taking place May 17 – 18 at Taos Mesa Brewing (The Mothership and Taos Tap Room). A pre-festival party and concert is taking place May 16th in the same location. Venue opens daily at 11 am and the headliner’s set ends at midnight both evenings.
The line-up is focused on heavy riff-rock acts from across multiple sub-genres including stoner rock, heavy psych, doom metal, sludge, drone, and retro rock. The interactive art installations and visual projections throughout the festival grounds compliment the mind bending sounds these artists create. The festival is billed as “a truly singular and mystical experience. A weekend of live music heaviness blasting onto the high desert mesa in full view of the Sangre de Christo mountains.”
Interactive art installations by Christian Ristrow and Christina Sporrong of Robochrist industries will be on display and JP Rodman, an innovator in the bike builder world, will be exhibiting custom bike builds that are unrivaled in the world. Once the sun sets the Mad Alchemist Liquid Light Show will illuminate the open air amphitheatre with an astounding 21st century light show.
The festival features an indoor stage (400 people capacity) and an outdoor “earthship” amphitheatre which holds 1,500 people. This allows an intimate experience for guests and performers. Music will begin daily at 11:30 am and will alternate between the indoor and outdoor stages. Hotel Luna Mystica is located adjacent to the venue and offers guests camping and the exclusive “Monolith Experience” in the form of a custom, vintage trailer park. Vendors can be found on both properties and will include artisans, record labels, food trucks and more.
Taos Mesa Brewing (The Mothership and Taos Tap Room)
20 ABC Road
El Prado, New Mexico, 87529
Dates and Times:
Box office opens at 9 am Friday and Saturday.
Venue doors open to the public at 11 am Friday and Saturday.
THURSDAY MAY 16TH 2019
PreShow Party doors open at 6 pm
PREY FOR KALI – 6:15-6:45
THE HORNED GOD – 7:00-7:30
BANQUET – 7:45-8:15
ARTICLE 15 – 8:30-9:00
BEARD – 9:15-9:45
RED MESA -10:00-10:30
BLACK MARIA – 10:45-11:15
BLACK MAGIC FLOWER POWER – 11:30-12:15
FRIDAY MAY 17TH 2019
Outside Stage: OM – 10:30-12:00
Inside Stage: WINO ACOUSTIC – 9:45-10:30
Outside Stage: DEAD MEADOW – 8:45-9:45
Inside Stage: TIA CARRERA – 8:00-8:45
Outside Stage: WOVENHAND – 7:15-8:00
Inside Stage: STONE-DEAF – 6:30-7:15
Outside Stage: TRUE WIDOW – 5:45-6:30
Inside Stage: LORD BUFFALO – 5:00-5:45
Outside Stage: GREEN DRUID – 4:15-5:00
Inside Stage: ORYX – 3:45-4:15
Outside Stage: WEEED – 3:00-3:45
Inside Stage: SUPERGIANT – 2:30-300
Outside Stage: SPIRIT MOTHER – 1:45-2:30
Inside Stage: YOU – 1:15-1:45
Inside Stage: VIA VENGEANCE – 12:30-1:00
Inside Stage: DEEP CROSS – 11:45-12:15
SATURDAY MAY 18TH 2019
Outside Stage: THE OBSESSED – 11:00-12:00
Inside Stage: THE WELL – 10:15-11:00
Outside Stage: HEAVY EYES – 9:30-10:15
Inside Stage: PINKISH BLACK – 8:45-9:30
Outside Stage: EYE – 7:45-8:45
Inside Stage: ITCOS – 7:00-7:45
Outside Stage: CASTLE – 6:15-7:00
Inside Stage: PALEHORSE – 5:45-6:15
Outside Stage: CRYPT TRIP – 5:00-5:45
Inside Stage: COMMUNION – 4:15-5:00
Outside Stage: PHARLEE – 3:30-4:20
Inside Stage: LOOM – 2:45-3:30
Outside Stage: YATRA – 2:00-2:45
Inside Stage: SORXE – 1:30-2:00
Outside Stage: THE MUNSENS – 12:45-1:30
Inside Stage: DYSPHOTIC – 12:15-12:45
Inside Stage: DEVIL’S THRONE – 11:30-12:00
Event Listed Online:
May 16th: Pre-party Show ticket at $25 HERE.
May 17-18 Two Day Pass at $125 HERE.
May 17-18 Two Day Pass with camping access at $155 HERE.
May 17th (Day One) Single Day Pass at $70 HERE.
May 18th (Day Two) Single Day Pass at $70 HERE.
Rain or shine event! No refunds!