Councilman Jolon Clark and community leaders in Athmar Park have a plan that could bring tens of millions of dollars to Denver's southwestern neighborhoods.
The three-day festival will be put on by Superfly, the promoters behind Bonnaroo and Outside Lands, and feature national acts alongside local musicians.
Is it really a family event when tickets cost $250? and other questions Denver City Council has about the Overland Music Festival
Superfly wants to put a three-day music festival on Overland Golf Course. Skeptics ask, "Would you want this in your neighborhood?" and some say, "Yes!"
Denver officials announced Thursday they will "move forward with a process" to bring a major music festival to the city's Overland Golf Course.
"There need to be more guidelines put in place before dumping that undue burden" on neighborhood groups, said one advisory committee member.
In short, these organizations can be big and powerful, with full-time staff and the money to take on some serious projects.