Nathan McGarvey performing the headlining set of the 2008 Denver Post Underground Music Showcase, with Hearts of Palm. A half-off online pre-sale for 2009 tickets is now underway thriugh Sunday. Photo by John Moore.
Tickets went on sale today for the region’s largest indie music festival — the ninth annual Denver Post Underground Music Showcase.
The UMS, presented by Floyd’s 99 Barbershops, will feature more than 200 national and local bands on 20 South Broadway stages over four days, July 23-26.
Just a few of the bands playing this year’s festival: Bowerbirds, Bela Karoli, El Ten Eleven, Git Some, Band of Annuals, the Wheel, the Caribbean, KaiserCartel, Overcasters, Megafaun, the Swayback, Mishka Shubaly, the Knew, Seneca, the Smug Brothers, 1090 Club, Iuengliss, Big Time, Ryan Aufenberg, Mark Mallman and more than 150 others.
Tickets are half-price, $10, today through Sunday at theums.com.
Audio bonus: Ricardo Baca on the 2009 UMS lineup:
Listen to Ricardo Baca announcing the 2009 lineup Friday morning with DJ Whip on 101.5 FM. click here