The largest indie music festival in the Rocky Mountain region, featuring more than 400 local, national and international artists. Visit Colorado recently named The UMS one of twelve quintessential Summer Colorado Festivals.
A four day celebration of this region’s thriving local music scene, which has produced a number of national success stories in recent years. UMS alums include The Lumineers, DeVotchKa, Isaac Slade of The Fray, Flobots and Nathaniel Rateliff. It’s an opportunity to hear some of the world’s emerging artists in some rather unconventional venues such as retail shops, restaurants and a church. It’s an animated “block party” that has proven to be a yearly highlight of the Denver cultural calendar.
WHEN: Thursday July 24 – Sunday July 27, 2014
WHERE: The UMS takes place in many venues along South Broadway, between 5th
Avenue and Alameda Avenue, in Denver, Colorado.
WHO: The first 27 artists announced feature an impressive mix of emerging local and national talent, including:
Real Estate,The Men, A. Tom Collins, The Epilogues, Ark Life, The Knew, Brothertiger, In The Whale, Kithkin, Unknown Mortal Orchestra, Roadkill Ghost Choir, GEMS, Step Rockets, The Yawpers, Snake Rattle Rattle Snake, Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas, Inner Oceans, Eros & the Eschaton, Baths, Cayucas, Rose Quartz, Residual Kid, Woodsman, Ian Cooke, New Madrid, Kitty Crimes, Shady Elders.
Additional performers will be announced in two upcoming releases. A complete performance schedule will be announced on July 1st.