The UMS – July 22nd – South Broadway

All Photos By Tim Dwenger

Friday night of the UMS was the only night I was able to hit this year, but I caught several great acts.  First up, brand new local boys All These Billions played and early set of solid originals and a strong cover of Elvis Costello’s “Watching The Detectives” to a crowd of 100 or more at Moe’s BBQ.  Then we ventured a little further down Broadway to catch up with some friends and found ourselves in the midst of a New Orleans via Bombay dance party fueled by the Band Bahja Brass.  Next it was over to The Hi-Dive for Santa Barbara’s own Gardens and Villa, and then a quick stop at 3 Kings Tavern to catch some of Colourmusic’s raucous set.  Finally we ended the night at The Mayan Theater with Denver’s own FaceMan.  Enjoy some photos from the whirlwind evening below!


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Who Is Timothy Dwenger

Music has always been a part of my life. It probably all started listening to old Grateful Dead, Peter Paul & Mary, and Simon & Garfunkel records that my parents had, but it wasn't long before they were taking me to concerts like Starship, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Huey Lewis & The News. I got the bug to write about music after reviewing an Eric Clapton concert for a creative writing project in high school but didn't really take it up seriously until 2002. Since then I have published countless articles in The Marquee Magazine and done some work for Jambase.com, SPIN Magazine, and various other outlets. I started Listen Up Denver! as a way to share the music information that is constantly spilling out of my head with people who care. Please enjoy!