Westword Music Showcase

[Update] Build your Westword Music Showcase schedule with our new app to win tickets

Update: Winner number one is mini-d. A schedule-maker after our hearts in that he or she will never be able to see all that stuff. We're giving away a couple more pairs of tickets, so keep your schedules coming in the comments or on social media.

The Westword Music Showcase is Saturday, June 21. There will be a ton of music going on in the Golden Triangle. There will be over 140 bands, in fact, so you'll have to make some decisions -- maybe even a schedule.

We've put together a Westword Music Showcase app to help. With it, you can peruse the lineup and mark the bands you'd like to see. It will store those picks so you can see them in either a list or on a map. It does several other things, as well. You can buy tickets on it or see all of Backbeat's coverage. We'll use it to notify you of last-minute schedule changes and the like. There's more -- you can download it and peruse the offerings. It's just called Westword Music Showcase, and it's free for both Apple and Android phones. But for now, we're going to focus on the schedule.

Using the app (or not, really up to you), decide which bands you'd like to see next Saturday. Let us know your dream schedule in the comments or on the Backbeat Facebook page, and we'll pick a few people to win a pair of tickets to the Showcase.

Poke around on the app, as well. I've started to put together my schedule. It is totally unreasonable, you'll be glad to know. Here are some screenshots:

And here's a bunch more information about the Westword Music Showcase: -96 of the best songs by Denver bands you might hear at the Westword Music Showcase -The 36 best songs you might hear on the main stage at this year's Westword Music Showcase -The 2014 Westword Music Awards nominees -The people of Westword Music Showcase 2013 -Ticket page for this year's Showcase

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Kiernan Maletsky is a former Westword intern.
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