2016 is flying by, and as we speed along towards the end of March, it’s time to prep ourselves for summer festivals. The Underground Music Showcase (UMS) kicked fest prep into gear with the announcement of pre-sale tickets for the Denver street festival, which takes place July 28th through July 31st.
In our multitasking world, music listening is typically done while we’re busy doing other things; driving, working, polishing the silver. Gone are the days of laying on the floor with our big headphones and simply listening to every note, memorizing lyrics, feeling the bridge and chorus. The musical experience performed by Cardiff’s, now Los Angeles, […]
By now you may think you can’t go on, especially if you’ve attended every day of the Underground Music Showcase (UMS) thus far. But you need to soldier on, ’cause there’s another full day of music and festivities to be had and conquered. So dust off the beers and cocktails from last night, jump in […]
Wow. Fourteen years. Having seen the recent Reverb article on media folks looking back at the history of Denver’s Underground Music Showcase (UMS), I most connected with a quote from my friend Eryc Eyle, who recalled a conversation he had with Andy Guerro from the Flobots, who described UMS as being a lot like SXSW. […]
As most music festivals go, you are naturally drawn to your favorites, bands and acts you’ve seen before and love. Just as important are the treasured music discovery moments, the “I saw them when” moments. At 8pm on a more than balmy Sunday, the last day of the 4-day Underground Music Showcase, Violent Summer filled […]
Yes, the Underground Music Showcase is upon us with over 300 and something bands (didn’t have the patience to count them all myself). Let’s just say there’s something for every ear. While it’s always a good time to see and support our favorite bands, and many of them they are playing, it’s yet another experience […]