Underground Music Showcase has announced the festival’s 2022 lineup

Headliners include Audrey Nuna, The Knocks, Faye Webster and more!
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Pinegrove performs for a crowd of hundreds at the Underground Music Showcase main stage in Denver on Friday, August 27, 2021.
Eli Imadali for Denverite

Get ready to rock, Denver! The Underground Music Showcase (UMS)  is back!

From July 29-31, the annual indie music festival will once again take over its usual strip of Broadway, bringing with it performances by more than 150 music acts scattered across multiple South Broadway venues.

On May 12, organizers Two Parts and Youth On Record announced UMS's summer 2022 lineup of both nationally touring and local artists, including headliners R&B singer and rapper Audrey Nuna, electronic music duo The Knocks, singer-songwriter Faye Webster,  violinist and singer Sudan Archives, singer/songwriter/producer Jawny and rock band Bully.

Other touring acts include hip hop/rock artist Tom The Mail Man; Indie pop band Daisy the Great;  ambient electronica musician Mild Minds; rapper and singer Paw Paw Rod; singer and former The Real World: San Diego star Shungudzo; R&B-hip hop duo Brasstracks; folk/rock artist Liz Cooper; indie pop band The Beths; indie rockers Foxing; soul rock group Seratones and much more.

As always, the festival will also highlight a diverse lineup of local talent, including favorites like N3ptune,The Still Tide, Companion, Dafna, Holdfast, Los Mocochetes, Wes Watkins,  Kayla Marque, Isadora Eden, Schama Noel, CITRA , Zoe Berman and the Loveseats, Sophie Gray, The Milk Blossoms, The Mañanas, Kid Astronaut and The Grand Alliance.

UMS is Denver's largest music festival. In its 22 years, the festival has given visitors  the chance to discover new music from an array of underground artists from Denver and beyond. Since the event moved to the Baker neighborhood in 2006, it has also attracted thousands of music lovers to the neighborhood to enjoy food and beverages from local businesses and live music performed out of multiple South Broadway venues.

Weekend passes to UMS 2022 sell for $100 each, and are on sale now. You can see the full lineup below.

UMS 2022 lineup.
Courtesy of Two Parts.

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