Forget Velvet Revolver, Audioslave and maybe even Them Crooked Vultures. Monsters of Folk is a true supergroup for the ages, one that would be allowed to be said in the same breath as Crosby, Stills and Nash and Traveling Wilburys.

Comprised of Bright Eyes’ multi-instrumentalist/producer Mike Mogis and singer-songwriter Conor Oberst, My Morning Jacket vocalist/guitarist Jim James and singer-songwriter/guitarist/pianist extraordinaire M. Ward, Monsters of Folk – accompanied by Centro-matic’s Will Johnson on drums – captivated the crowd for a whopping three hours straight. No opener, no intermission, just the five musicians (all donning suits and ties) taking turns on the various instruments arranged throughout the stage and a plethora of songs.

And oh, what a collection of songs it was. At one point James commented on the range of music being played: “Folk music shows can be confusing because sometimes it’s loud, and sometimes it’s quiet.”

Besides the gems from their self-titled debut (“Say Please,” “Dear God (Sincerely M.O.F.),” “Slow Down Jo”), tunes from each of their solo catalogs were performed. Ward captivated with his stunning guitar work on “One Hundred Million Years,” “Chinese Translation” and “Outta My Head.” James’ vocals soared on “Golden” and the beautiful “Look At You.” Throughout the night, Mogis shined on the pedal steel and mandolin. And Oberst’s signature frenetic vocals on “At the Bottom of Everything” and “We Are Nowhere and It’s Now” made the evening complete.

Although each member was a powerhouse musician alone, the strongest moments were when all the members collaborated together on stage – whether on songs from Monsters of Folk or from their other individual albums. As much as I love My Morning Jacket, Bright Eyes and M. Ward, I cannot wait for another Monsters of Folk album and tour.