Major Artists For Colorado Concert/Ceremony
The Colorado Music Hall of Fame has announce its 2017 induction ceremony for August 13 at Fiddler’s Green Amphitheater in Denver.
The Class of 2017 will include 3 new members, featuring the Colorado connection of Caribou Ranch recording studio in Nederland, Colorado, just up the canyon from Boulder. Heavy hitters like Joe Walsh, Elton John, Billy Joel, Michael Jackson, Tom Petty, U2, Chicago, Stephen Stills, Dan Fogelberg, Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, Supertramp and others recorded there in the 70s & 80s. I was fortunate enough to be a part of some smaller sessions there.
The CMHOF will induct the class of 2017 with a tribute to Caribou Ranch and Dan Fogelberg by Garth Brooks, Amy Grant & Vince Gill, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Todd Park Mohr (Big Head Todd), Richie Furay, Alabama’s Randy Owen, Michael Martin Murphy and other guests. A reunited Barnstorm (Joe Walsh, Kenny Passarelli and Joe Vitale) will also perform.
Some of the night will be taped by PBS for its “Soundstage” concert series.