Westword Music Showcase 2012 was a long, sweaty day of awesome music, people and partying. Endangering the battery life of their cellphones under the hot sun, tons of fans and musicians shared the highs (and lows) of their Showcase experience in the Twitterverse and on Instagram using #WMS. Read on for ten of our favorite WMS 2012 tweets from the crowd (and curious onlookers).
See Also: - Set recaps by Westword music writers - Showcase through Instagram and Twitter - Photos from the main stage at Showcase - Photos: The people of Showcase - Photos: Locals only! 2012 Westword Music Showcase - The best #WMS photos on Instagram
10. Beards, tank tops and wristbands
From a distance, the #wms is basically writhing organism composed of beards, tank tops and wristbands.
— ＥＲＩＣ ＬＵＢＢＥＲＳ (@brofax) June 24, 2012
9. Classy groupie
So many great bands at #WMS today! Running from stage to stage like a groupie. But I'm classy.
— Bryan Giese (@bugfrog) June 23, 2012
Hey, guy, if she's texting while you're licking her neck, I'd say the magic's gone. #wms
— Alf Channel 933 (@alfchannel933) June 23, 2012
7. Tits and trash
Woman just flashed the guys picking up trash. #wms
— Kyle Fenton (@kylef) June 24, 2012
6. Confetti was literally everywhere
— Neal Stewart (@NealStewart) June 24, 2012
More Tweets on the next page!
5. Forgotten drugs
I still have drugs that I meant to eat yesterday... probably for the best that I didn't though? BrikAbrak and Iplayed a through set. #WMS
— Blunter S. Thompson (@303whygee) June 24, 2012
4. Worst pick-up line of the day award
The only thing worse than a pick-up line like "This band sucks, want to go outside with me" is saying it to the wife of the drummer #wms
— Brian (@perlpunk) June 24, 2012
3. Too old for Macklemore
I meant to say I never got to raise my hand when Macklemore asked what decade you were born #WMS - never got to the 50's
— Erik Runstrom (@erik_run) June 24, 2012
2. I see white people
#wms is great for all shades of caucasian people watching.
— SpongeTomCruisePants (@petebuser) June 24, 2012
1. Not so favorite bands
The thing about looking for bands youve never heard before is sometimes you find bands you never want to hear again. I wont name names. #WMS
— Jugger Grimrod (@JuggerGrimrod) June 24, 2012
Follow Backbeat on Twitter: @westword_music
Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.