Update, 5/16: We've added a couple dozen bands to the lineup, bringing the running total to 121 Colorado bands in addition to the five touring ones -- the full list as of today is below!
The Westword Music Showcase is less than two months away. On June 21, 130-ish Colorado bands and artists of every possible variety will play assorted venues around the Golden Triangle, and an outdoor stage on Acoma Street and 12th Avenue will host Diplo, 2 Chainz and more.
Today, we're excited to announce the first 100-plus of those Colorado bands, all nominees for 2014 Westword Music Awards. The Showcase is just one part of this process, and all of the more than 300 bands up for an award is worthy of your consideration. Vote now to help determine winners in each of our forty categories.
Tickets for the Showcase are on sale now -- they're $35 for general admission or $75 for VIP.
There will be plenty more Colorado bands added to this lineup; check back in this space for additions, as well as details like the schedule and plenty of guides.
Westword Music Showcase 2014 Lineup
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A Band In Pictures Aires Jackson A. Tom Collins Allout Helter Atomga Babah Fly Adam Bartczak Belle Jar The Best Creeps Boldtype boyhollow Megan Burtt Calder's Revolvers Catholic Girls Cherub Chimney Choir Colfax Speed Queen Confluence Ian Cooke Covenhoven CP 208 CRL CRRLL Cult of the Lost Cause Dan Treanor's Afrosippi Band Decadon DeeJay Tense Delta Sonics Patrick Dethlefs Diamond Boiz Jeremy Dion Diplo The Dirty Few DJ Cavem Moetavation DJ KTone DJ Low Key Rob Drabkin Dragondeer The Drunken Cuddle Eldren Emerald Siam FaceMan Foxfield Four Frontside Five Glowing House Gomorrah Go Star H*Wood Amanda Hawkins Hot Apostles Human Agency IAMTHESHOTGUN Illenium I'm a Boy The Inactivists Indigenous Robot Inner Oceans In the Company of Serpents Ivory Circle iZCALLi Jack's Smirking Revenge Turner Jackson The Jekylls John Common Superheart Devan Blake Jones Joy Subtraction Keepers Khemmis King Khan and the Shrines Kitty Crimes Eddie Knolls Koo Qua Lil Thunder Lily Fangz Lola Black Lotus Gait Magic Cyclops Man Man Man Mantis MF Ruckus Monroe Monroe Mosey West Mr. Midas MTHDS Muscle Beach Native Daughters The New Ben Franklins The Other Black The Outfit Pale Sun Pan Astral Petals of Spain The Photo Atlas Pink Hawks Pitch Invasion Planes! Plume Varia Potcheen Josh Quinlan The Raven and the Writing Desk Reverb and the Verse Rowdy Shadehouse The Royal RUMTUM Safe Boating Is No Accident Samples Seris SF1 Shady Elders Shining Wires Matt Skellenger Something Underground SPELLS Spoke In Wordz Stay Tuned Synthetic Elements Thee Dang Dangs Thief River 2 Chainz Andy Thomas Vices I Admire Walter Warhawk Weaponizer Wheelchair Sports Camp Wiredogs Jon Wirtz
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