DENVER--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Colorado Music Hall of Fame will host an induction concert with performances from original members of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Poco and Firefall, plus a tribute to Stephen Stills/Manassas, on Friday, January 9, 2015, 7 pm at Denver’s Paramount Theater. Tickets for the induction concert, presented by Comfort Dental, go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, November 21 at Altitude Tickets (www.altitudetickets.com).
The evening will feature video tributes, interviews with the inductees, celebrity speeches and performances featuring inductees and guest members of popular Colorado bands. The pre-concert gala (a meet-and-greet with the inductees) will also include a historic array of exhibits and archival photographs, to be relocated in the coming months to the CMHOF’s new home at the Trading Post at Red Rocks. Also being honored will be Chris Hillman, Richie Furay, producer Jim Mason and comedian/banjo player Steve Martin.
“The mission of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, a non-profit organization, is to honor those individuals who have made outstanding contributions, to preserve and protect historical artifacts, and to educate the public regarding everything that’s great about our state’s music,” says Chuck Morris, CHMOF’s chairman. Previous inductees include John Denver and Red Rocks Amphitheatre; Harry Tuft of the Denver Folklore Center and promoter Barry Fey of Family Dog fame; the Astronauts, Sugarloaf, Flash Cadillac and KIMN radio; and folk legend Judy Collins, the Serendipity Singers, Bob Lind and Chris Daniels.
EDITORS NOTE HI RES historical PHOTOS and BIOS at: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/u34e1wlep111zjp/AACXULztzAVFDuh_EqlpxTdGa?dl=0