Terrapin Care Station
Cambridge Audio

The renowned jazz pianist preserves and plays the music of Denver’s legendary Five Points neighborhood.

Purnell Steen

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
Kinky Friedman

Musician, novelist, raconteur and occasional politician Kinky Friedman died at 79 on June 27, 2024.

The Subdudes

During the Subdudes’ long stint in Colorado, the group has enjoyed favored status as a magical, marvelous musical treasure. The critically acclaimed band’s rich, soulful harmonies, insightful lyrics and rootsy grooves kicked off the Americana genre before the term became clichéd, winning over listeners across the country.

Tom Nix

Tom Nix
Tom Nix, a Colorado native, played throughout the Rocky Mountain region; he made the Billboard Country Singles charts in 1981 with “Home Along the Highway” (#79).

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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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