Steve Conn

Led by singer and keyboardist Steve Conn, Colorado’s Gris Gris played “slightly twisted funky New Orleans dance music” in the early 1980s. Conn was a regular soloist at the Hotel Boulderado’s [...]

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).

Sam Bush

The “newgrass” genre was created by Sam Bush, dubbed “the mayor of Telluride,” and a generation of young musicians—John Hartford, Peter Rowan, Tim O’Brien, etc.—who loved both traditional [...]

John Oates

John Oates, one half of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame duo Hall & Oates, and his family made their home in Aspen for over 25 years; he listed his four-acre ranch for sale in 2017. “I was born in New [...]

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 [...]

Eugene Fodor

Classical violin virtuoso Eugene Fodor was born in Denver and grew up on his family’s ranch in Morrison. He made his solo debut with the Denver Symphony Orchestra at the age of ten and began [...]

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