The nineteenth annual Westword Music Showcase — otherwise known affectionately as the hottest party of the summer — is here! Our little celebration is all grown up now, and the party just keeps getting bigger. This year's edition, featuring more than 150 artists performing on sixteen different stages, is no exception. In addition to the usual must-see local acts, we've got a killer roster of headliners on the main stage, and we're also hosting the world premiere of the Colorado Symphony performing songs from the Beck Reader with some very special guests, including Nathaniel Rateliff, Otis Taylor, and Julie Davis and Joseph Pope of the Seven Hats. This special performance marks the first time that a professional troupe such as the Colorado Symphony has... More >>>