Underground Music Showcase (UMS) is back for its fifteenth year. Championed as the largest indie festival in the Rocky Mountain Region, the showcase is set to include over 400 bands this summer. Below is the list of confirmed performers. It includes many familiar faces with some new additions including Polica, Thee Oh Sees and San Fermin. While the four-day fest isn’t until the last weekend of July (Thursday, July 28 – Sunday, July 31) tickets are on sale. Read on to see who’s on this year’s roster and get a taste of what’s to come.

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A. Tom Collins
Adia Victoria
Allah Las
ALTAS
Ambit
Ancient Elk
Andy Thomas’ Dust Heart
Automatic Iris
The Baltic
BANDITS
Best Creeps
Blake Brown & The American Dust Choir
Jon Boland
The Bright Light Social Hour
Bud Bronson and the Good Timers
Blake Brown (solo)
The Bunny Gang
The Cabin Project
Casey James Prestwood and the Burning Angels
Church Fire
Cold River City
Confluence
Ian Cooke
The Corner Girls
Cowboy Dave Band
Brent Cowles
Covenhoven
CRL CRRLL
Crystal Ghost
déCollage
Dirty Few
Rob Drabkin
Dragondeer
Dressy Bessy
Dusty Heart
Edison
Emerald Siam
The Epilogues
Eros & the Eschaton
FL
Flaural
Fort Frances
Foxxes
Gasoline Lollipops
Gin Doctors
Great American House Fire
Hands of Midnight
Hang Rounders
Helvetia
High Plains Honky
Holophrase
Hot Apostles
Hotel Bar
Hydraform
I’m a Boy
Inner Oceans
Input
iZCALLi
The Jeffrey Dallet Band
Just Say PLZ
Jux County
Kid Reverie
The Kinky Fingers
The Knew
La Fin Absolute du Monde
Lee Fields & the Expressions
Leon & the Revival
Loki Loke
The Lollygags
LSD Bags
Male Blonding
The Maykit
Me Me Monster
Megafauna
Rod Melancon
Methyl Ethyl
Modern Leisure
Montoneros
Montropo
Morning Bear
Muscle Beach
Nasty Nachos
Ned Garthe Explosion
New Mexican
Nightbrunch
OKO TYGRA
Omni
Open to the Hound
orKa odyssey
Pale Sun
Palo Santo
Panther Martin
Patrick Dethlefs
Petals of Spain
Plastic Daggers
Playboy Manbaby
Plum
Plume Varia
POLIÇA
Ponder the Albatross
Porlolo
Post Paradise
Promised Land Sound
Quantum Creep
The Raven & the Writing Desk
Remember the Radio
*repeat repeat
Residual Kid
Retrofette (fka lzrwlf)
RipRats
RL Cole and the Angels
Shelly Rollison
Rootbeer and Mermantau
Roselit Bone
Rossonian
Matt Rouch
The Roxy Suicide
RUMTUM
Safe Boating is No Accident
San Fermin
The Savage Blush
School Dance
Scott Schumann
Set Sail
Shady Elders
The Sharrows
SIR
Slow Caves
Smoke & Honey
So Pitted
Sound of Ceres
South of France
Space In Time
Space Suits for Indians
SPELLS
Sputnik Slovenia
StaG
Staying for the Weekend
The Still Tide
The Stonewalls
Strange Americans
Strawberry Runners
Sunboy
Sunflower Bean
Super Bummer
Tacocat
Teacup Gorilla
Thee Oh Sees
Thick Business
Through the Mountain
Tjutjuna
Tom Waits for No Man
Tomahawk Fox
Tommy Freed and the Sound
Tommy Metz
Turvy Organ
Tyto Alba
U.S. Tygers
Ultimate Painting
The Velveteers
Tana Victoria
Viretta
Kent Washington
We Are Not a Glum Lot
Wire Faces
Emily Wolfe
YaSi
The Yawpers


4 Songs From UMS Artists to Listen to Now

Thee Oh Sees – “Toe Cutter- Thumb Buster”

San Fermin- “Emily”

Allah-Las – “Busman’s Holiday”

POLIÇA – “Lime Habit”

 

 

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