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

Photojournalist Bill Warren shot practically every concert at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in the early and mid-1980s. He picked this assemblage of his archival images exclusively for the Colorado Music Experience.

King Sunny Ade - 1983
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.

The Lumineers

The Denver music scene was a perfect place for this wildly successful band to nurture its sound.

Spencer Bohren

Spencer Bohren
Spencer Bohren found a home in Colorado in the early part of his 55-year career. Born in Wyoming, he landed in Denver and Boulder, playing with several bands through the ’60s and ’70s. He learned acoustic blues first-hand from icons including the Rev. Gary Davis at the Denver Folklore Center, and he also played with folk singer Judy Roderick… more ≫

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.

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