SLUG Mag’s Localized is the monthly, local music showcase founded in 2001 as a way for local musicians to receive recognition for their work. The monthly showcase provides bands playing with free posters to promote the show, a write-up in SLUG Magazine for the two headliners, payouts and digital promotion.

Localized Comedy Showcase: Jasmine Lewis, Greg Orme, Rachel Rothenberg and Sam D’Antuono

Localized Comedy Showcase: Jasmine Lewis, Greg Orme, Rachel Rothenberg and...
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We’ve locked up the guitars, tied up the singers and hidden the drums to allow comedy to take over Urban Lounge for the comedy showcase of SLUG Localized. … read more

Localized: Tayler Lacey

Localized: Tayler Lacey
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Folk musician Tayler Lacey is a 100% independent artist who will be performing at SLUG’s localized showcase in early December. … read more

Localized: Breakfast in Silence

Localized: Breakfast in Silence
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Breakfast in Silence’s genre is a mixture of indie rock and soul punk. Ash Bassett explains that “soul punk” means they’re basically an emo band. … read more

Localized: Voidsmen

Localized: Voidsmen
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You could stake the claim that Voidsmen are strictly a metal band, but you would only have one finger on the pulse of what the band is about. … read more

Localized: Together Forever

Localized: Together Forever
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Together Forever are currently working on a new album—one they anticipate will be a departure from their debut, I DO, in both sound and process. … read more

Localized: Alexander Ortega

Localized: Alexander Ortega
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Alexander Ortega has played in an array of bands over the years, but his current solo project is arguably his most adventurous yet. … read more

Localized: Muzzle Tung

Localized: Muzzle Tung
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With a close-knit, nearly familial atmosphere between them, Muzzle Tung craft a singular brand of pop music that’s both strange and inviting. … read more

Localized: Durian Durian

Localized: Durian Durian
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Durian Durian’s trajectory has been only upward. As the dance element has strengthened in cohesion, so has the music become more succinct and focused. … read more

Localized: Jazz Jags

Localized: Jazz Jags
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Jazz Jags are mostly interested in discussing their ideas and hopes concerning the local music scene and their commitment to support the underground. … read more

Localized: Marqueza

Localized: Marqueza
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Marqueza has used music as a way both to explore their own vulnerability, struggles and successes as a queer artist of color. … read more