Everyone we met at UMS in two hours

You all looked great.

Everyone we met at the Underground Music Showcase in two hours. July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Everyone we met at the Underground Music Showcase in two hours. July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Denverites of all kinds emerge into the sunlight for the Underground Music Showcase, the music festival with 19 venues that takes over South Broadway each summer. While most of the focus is on the music — and rightfully so — we wanted to turn our lens to the people. It’s another one of our grand portrait sessions.

Deborah Jordan, Richard Deanda and Clara Pruess. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Deborah Jordan, Richard Deanda and Clara Pruess. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Beard wizards Aaron Ukulele Loki Johnson and Joe Mills. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Beard wizards Aaron Ukulele Loki Johnson and Joe Mills. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

 

“Ah, UMS. It’s the most wonderful time of the year.”

-Aaron Ukulele Loki Johnson

 

Alan Nguyen, Jason Fussenegger, Jennifer Rozycki and Joe Nguyen. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Alan Nguyen, Jason Fussenegger, Jennifer Rozycki and Joe Nguyen. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Sean Comitz, Thomas Nichols, Camila Biddulph and Johnny Burroughs of The Burroughs all had great hats. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Sean Comitz, Thomas Nichols, Camila Biddulph and Johnny Burroughs of The Burroughs all had great hats. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

 

“Sweaty but in the best way.”

-Johnny Burroughs

 

Artist Delton Demarest and DJ Steve Cervantes pose as they work. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Artist Delton Demarest and DJ Steve Cervantes pose as they work. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Michael DeVincenzi, Will Parkhill and Chris Bowers Castillo of Kiltro pose after their set. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Michael DeVincenzi, Will Parkhill and Chris Bowers Castillo of Kiltro pose after their set. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Jodi Litfin, Michael Delgado, somone who said her name is Tits O'Leary and Briana Harris of The Burroughs. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Jodi Litfin, Michael Delgado, someone who said her name is Tits O'Leary and Briana Harris. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

 

“Sweaty good fellowship.”

-Jodi Litfin

 

Mohawk gods Remy (1) and Cherrelle Speight. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Mohawk gods Remy and Cherrelle Speight. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Drew Rudolph, Mallory Redmon, Kate Magoon and Alex "Dougie" Douglas had great shades game. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Drew Rudolph, Mallory Redmon, Kate Magoon and Alex "Dougie" Douglas had great shades game. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Perry Martin, Kori Hazel and Sean Jordan. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Perry Martin, Kori Hazel and Sean Jordan. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

 

“This is my favorite weekend of the summer.”

-Perry Martin

 

Demetria Harvey, Amy G, KayLee Grant and Ashley Panelli. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Demetria Harvey, Amy G, KayLee Grant and Ashley Panelli. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Kate Redford and her daughter, Lilly, wear third, googly, eyes. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Kate Redford and her daughter, Lilly, wear third (googly) eyes. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Photographers Hart Van Denburg, Kelsey Simpkins and Seth McConnell. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Photographers Hart Van Denburg, Kelsey Simpkins and Seth McConnell. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Sarah Holder, Yasmin, KJ and Neena Massey. The Underground Music Showcase, July 28, 2019. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Sarah Holder, Yasmin, KJ and Neena Massey. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

 

Want more portraits? Check “All the dogs we met at City Park Jazz,” “Everyone we met on Colfax,” “Everyone we met at Grandoozy,” “Everyone we met on First Friday” and, that Denverite Classic™, “Everyone we met on the 16th Street Mall, a musical.”

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