Posts Tagged ‘ Underground Music Showcase ’

Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band The Royal

Watch: 30 seconds with The UMS band The Royal

The Royal talks to Reverb about collaborating with Rick Ross, the best venue in Denver and more ahead of its main stage set at The UMS.



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.



UMS 2014: Artists, fans and media remember the biggest surprises after 14 years of music

Underground Music Showcase co-founders John Moore (left) and Ricardo Baca enjoy themselves at a UMS after-party.

A great music festival can usually be pared down down to a series of memorable moments, and The Denver Post’s annual Underground Music Showcase has had no shortage of them over its 14 years and thousands of shows.



Best shows this week: Nine Inch Nails, Wye Oak and more

Nine Inch Nails

Nine Inch Nails, Wye Oak and more make our list of best Colorado shows this week.



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

2013 UMS DAY 4

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 band Wild High

Wild High chats with Reverb on the roof of the Denver Post building.

We give Wild High 30 seconds to talk about the weirdest thing they’ve seen at the UMS, their favorite bands in Denver and more.



UMS 2014 initial lineup announcement: Real Estate, Unknown Mortal Orchestra and more

UMS 2012 Friday

Our friends over at the UMS have shared a taste of the 2014 lineup. See the initial announcement here.



The Joy Formidable, the Epilogues, Wire Faces at 3 Kings Tavern, 3-25-14 (photos, review)

The Joy Formidable

Like a buzz band just making its first U.S. run, the Joy Formidable played to a packed 448-capacity 3 Kings Tavern on Tuesday.