Westword Music Showcase

The twelve types of Denver musicians

In honor of our annual Westword Music Showcase this weekend, we tapped Backbeat's resident genius, cartoonist Noah Van Sciver, to consult the vast empirical recesses of his memory banks to assemble this helpful taxonomy. Prepare to be enlightened, astounded and perhaps, if you're a little sensitive, even a little miffed by this (admittedly not comprehensive) list of the twelve types of Denver musicians.