Your exclusive first look at the 12th annual UMS... - Reverb

Your exclusive first look at the 12th annual UMS…

The 12th annual Denver Post Underground Music Showcase is less than three months away, and we have an exclusive first look at 29 artists confirmed to play this year’s festival.

Leading the pack: Black Moth Super Rainbow, Shabazz Palaces, THEESatisfaction, A Place To Bury Strangers, Big Freedia and the Divas and Slim Cessna’s Auto Club.

Said UMS event director Kendall Smith:

“Our team is extremely excited about how this year’s event is coming together. The first announcement is just a little taste of what we will be bringing to South Broadway. This isn’t even 10 percent of what is to come.”

Tickets for the festival, July 19-22, are on sale now at theums.com.

First crop of 2012 nationals:

A Place To Bury Strangers
A Seasonal Disguise
Aan
Atomic Mama
Big Freedia and the Divas
Black Moth Super Rainbow
Class Actress
Ezra Furman
Finn Riggins
Fort Frances
Horse Thief
Lucy Michelle and the Velvet Lapelles
Musikanto
Shabazz Palaces
Shovels and Rope
THEESatisfaction
Unicycle Loves You
Yukon Blonde

First crop of 2012 locals:

A. Tom Collins
Air Dubai
Git Some
Land Lines
Munly and the Lupercalians
ManCub
Sauna
Slim Cessna’s Auto Club
Snake Rattle Rattle Snake
The Epilogues
Tin Horn Prayer

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John Hendrickson is the managing editor of Reverb and an award-winning journalist at The Denver Post. Follow his rants on music and more on Twitter.

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  • Zsaintjames

    Which Horse Thief? There is more than one band of that name.

  • Zsaintjames

    Which Horse Thief? There is more than one band of that name.