Guitarist Ronnie Montrose grew up in Denver and worked his way from session player (Van Morrison) to guitar hero (the Edgar Winter Group, Montrose, Gamma) to fusion virtuoso. He died on March 3, 2012.
Boulder’s hometown master of both the upright and electric bass has made a name for himself on the jazz and Americana circuits.
Dave Matthews Band
On November 17, 1994, Dave Matthews Band filmed the “What Would You Say” video at Boulder’s Fox Theatre.
It’s ironic that the current generation of Colorado music fans know the venue at 1510 Clarkson in Denver as “The Fillmore.” Back in the early Seventies, the Romanesque two-story structure with [...]
Lothar & the Hand People
On November 9-13, 1966, Lothar & the Hand People made a triumphant return to Denver for a series of sold-out shows at the Exodus. The band had formed out Denver University in 1965 and relocated [...]
Yes, they invented electronica. Hear the amazing story of the first rockers to tour and record using synthesizers.
Van Trevor recorded for Denver-based Bandbox Records in the early 1960s, making the country charts with “Born to Be in Love with You” (#22) and “Our Side” (#27).
On November 6, 1998, funk-punk master Rick James performed at Denver’s Mammoth Gardens and suffered a stroke.