• Archive for July, 2010

    The UMS: 4 incredible days, 300+ bands, memories that won’t soon fade

    by  • July 27, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Interviews, Local, National, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    One impossibly acceptable truth: four days and nights of anything might be just about too much. This is what I found myself thinking last night as I carried pieces of a guitar, smashed onstage at the 3 Kings Tavern by a member of the local band Gangcharger, from venue to venue at the end...

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    The UMS, Day 3 – So many bands, so little time! More pre-kus from DenverThread

    by  • July 24, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, National • 0 Comments

    High-flying antics are in store when Lucha Libre Mexicana comes to the UMS! (Photo: giantbomb.com)

    Now that we've got two, fat and sassy days of the Underground Music Showcase under our belts, the real monster is being unleashed. This weekend, as in festivals past, begins the real UMS proper, and there are more bands, artists, venues, drinks and awesome food today than both of the previous two days combined! ...

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    Ready for the UMS? Check out these Haiku pointers – to help you make the most of it!

    by  • July 22, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Denver, The UMS, Day 1, Thursday, July 22nd, 2010 - It's come around again. The UMS - Denver's pinnacle celebration of the local music scene - is upon us, and this year, the festival's tenth anniversary, this beast has grown, nearly to the point of bursting. Four days, over 20 venues, and over 300 bands,...

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    Reverb: Maraca Five-0, Slim Cessna’s Auto Club @ the Larimer Lounge

    by  • July 13, 2010 • Denver Venues, In Denver Live, Local, Locals Only, NewsThreads • 0 Comments

    Judging from the sounds that burst from the Larimer Lounge stage last Saturday night, Colorado is no longer landlocked, and Denver now sports beachfront property. Those sounds came from local instrumental legends Maraca Five-0, who have reunited after six years to debut as opener for Slim Cessna’s Auto Club — one of a short list...

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