The Underground Music Showcase is the largest Indie Rock Music Festival in the Rocky Mountains. Taking place at 30 different venues all along South Broadway over four days, July 22 - July 25, there will be more than 250 bands, local artists, burlesque dancers, comedians and droves of music lovers. This is the 10th year the Denver Post has put on this grand event.
This year's festival features music from:
Being in a band is not all glamour and groupies - there is a lot of hard work that goes into each onstage event. The library has many resources that may interest the local rocker:
- Confessions of a Record Producer: How to Survive the Scams and Shams of the Music Business by Moses Avalon
- Succeeding in Music: Business Chops for Performers and Songwriters by John Stiernberg
- Tour:Smart and Break the Band by Martin Atkins
- The Musician's Business and Legal Guide by Mark Halloran
DPL's own Hayley Helmerick's band is Snake Rattle Rattle Snake. Recently featured on the cover of Westword they were crowned Westword's Best New Band in 2010 and Ranked #1 band in the Denver Post's Underground Music Poll. They are scheduled to perform twice during the Underground Music Showcase.