Terrapin Care Station
Cambridge Audio

An early-1960s winter spent playing a coffeehouse on Boulder’s University Hill began a two-time Hall of Fame career.

David Crosby

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

Hot Rize

Chip Garofalo, a Denver native, built an impressive photography portfolio of artists who performed at KCUV radio, which he shares with the Colorado Music Experience. He is the president of GARO Productions and Media, Inc.

Ryan Bingham
Tom Verlaine, 1982

Tom Verlaine, whose band Television was one of the most influential to emerge from the New York’s CBGB punk scene in the late ’70s, died on January 28, 2023. He was 73.

Philip Bailey

In the annals of pop R&B, Earth, Wind & Fire’s place was assured as a multi-platinum, multi-Grammy-winning supergroup. The band’s hits ranked as some of the most joyous moments of the 1970s.

Brent Rowan

Brent Rowan
Brent Rowan, a graduate of Arvada High School, became a premier session guitarist who supported Nashville's biggest stars, playing guitar on more than 10,000 sessions.

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