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UMS 2014 guide: 15 local and national acts to hear at the indie showcase

UMS 2012 Friday

To help you navigate UMS 2014, we’ve provided suggestions of 15 local acts and 15 national acts to catch this week.



Reverb’s Official Day Party at UMS 2014: In the Whale, StaG, South of France and more

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Reverb is happy to announce our official day party lineup at UMS 2014 curated by In The Whale.



Watch: 30 Seconds with The UMS band The Other Black

The Other Black chats with Reverb on the roof of The Denver Post building. Photo by Sean Fitz-Gerald.

The Other Black tells Reverb about how they keep a dozen members on the same page and the most ridiculous things they’ve worn on stage.



Blonde Redhead to fine-tune new album at UMS 2014

Blonde Redhead headlines the Underground Music Showcase on July 27.

When Blonde Redhead fans crowd the outdoor stage at The Denver Post’s 14th annual Underground Music Showcase on July 27, they’ll see a band consumed with artistic purity and delicate moods, a band renowned for its mysterious melodic gifts.



Real Estate’s Martin Courtney on Woodsman, Tennis and the Denver music scene

Real Estate headlines The Underground Music Showcase on July 26.

On a November morning in 2009, Real Estate’s Martin Courtney woke up in a new city, in an unknown house and felt perfectly at ease.



UMS 2014: What’s new as the Denver music fest comes of age

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Fourteen-year-olds are hardly ever praised for their maturity.

But after 14 years of concerts at dozens of venues along the South Broadway corridor, The Denver Post’s annual Underground Music Showcase (UMS) is starting to take on a sophistication and marketing savvy that most long-running festivals would be lucky to achieve.



Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS artist Covenhoven

Joel Van Horne of Covenhoven talks about shots of Jameson, fighting with the groom at a wedding and more ahead of The UMS. Photo by Sean Fitz-Gerald, heyreverb.com.

Joel Van Horne of Covenhoven talks about shots of Jameson, fighting with the groom at a wedding and more ahead of The UMS.



Underground Music Showcase 2014 schedule: 439 performances on 18 stages

UMS 2012 Friday

With 439 performances and 18 stages, you’d better use the next three weeks wisely and get familiar with the Underground Music Showcase 2014 schedule.



Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band Dragondeer

Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band Dragondeer

Dragondeer gives Reverb a mythological lesson, a tour of the band’s practice space and a reason why harmonica isn’t annoying.



Five Colorado bands and their national doppelgangers, round two: Plume Varia, Covenhoven and more

Covenhoven @ Hi-Dive 3/28/14

To help you get into the mind-set of the UMS on July 24-27, we match five Colorado bands with the national act they sound most like.