Looking to the future for Denver's music scene
Virgil Dickerson co-founded unconventional label Greater Than Collective with Pete Turner.
This weekend's Westword Music Showcase, a one-day festival in the Golden Triangle neighborhood, will feature more than 140 of Denver's best bands. But they aren't the only people who make up the music scene here; it takes venue owners, label heads, talent buyers, engineers, fans and so much more to make the whole thing work. In this week's Backbeat feature, we talked to four behind-the-scenes individuals about what makes a successful music scene and how Denver stacks up.
Get the Music Newsletter
Keep your thumb on the local music scene with music features, additional online music listings and show picks. We'll also send special ticket offers and music promotions available only to our Music Newsletter subscribers.