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Terrapin Care Station
Cambridge Audio

The Grammy-nominated jazz vocal group emerged with a contemporary harmonic sound and marvelous, imaginative arrangements.

Rare Silk

Bringing respect for tradition and progressive elements to the bluegrass genre, the Colorado band went on to a long and storied career.

Hot Rize

Denver’s premiere concert venue in the Rockin’ 70’s, Ebbets hosted a lineup of legends and up-and-comers. Young Bob Ferbrache hung out at Ebbets, where he morphed from gofer to photographer—and captured history.

Dolly Parton – 4/25/74
Jerry Lee Lewis, 1995

There’s a whole lot less shakin’ goin’ on these days. Rock ’n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis—whose pounding piano, impassioned vocals and raw, uninhibited performing style captured the rebellious essence of the new genre—died on October 28, 2022 at age 87.

Otis Taylor

Curiously, the 2002 winner of the prestigious W.C. Handy award (the blues equivalent of the Grammys) for Best New Artist was a 53-year-old man who began playing as a teenager in the 1960s. But there are no overnight success stories, and writers and performers of Otis Taylor’s caliber hardly come out of nowhere.

Brad Corrigan

Brad Corrigan
Dispatch, a jam band based in the Boston area, developed a following via word-of-mouth and file-sharing in the late 1990s; drummer Brad Corrigan grew up in Littleton.

On Record Book Series

On Record book series

Each volume of the award-winning On Record series gathers over 200 limited and extraordinary images and 100 interview-based profiles spotlighting an array of musical artists.

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merchandise

Explore the Colorado Music Experience’s store, stocked with stylish products and gifts for music fans.

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A non-profit organization established to preserve the legacies of Colorado music, CoME serves as a repository for informational and archival resources.

Jon Rizzi, G. Brown, Mark Zaremba and Chip Garofalo