Music of Colorado
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Colorado's orchestras include the Colorado Springs Symphony, Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra, Telluride Chamber Orchestra, Pikes Peak Philharmonic, Pueblo Symphony (affiliated with Colorado State University-Pueblo, Music Department) , Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra and the Fort Collins Symphony Orchestra.
Folk and traditional music in Colorado has been an intricate part of the local popular culture in the last century. The Colorado Bluegrass Music Society exists to promote Coloradan bluegrass music, and publishes a magazine called Pow'r Pickin'.
There are also online communities developed to promote Colorado music, such as COStandUp.com (that opened January 1, 2009) that is dedicated to the publishing of articles surrounding the Colorado hip-hop scene.
Colorado Bands and Artists
Local bands and musicians as well as those often associated with Colorado include:
- 16 Horsepower (Indie-Gothic-Country-Rock)
- 3OH!3 (Emotronic)
- 3 The Hard Way (Hip-Hop)
- Air Dubai (Alternative Hip-Hop)
- Antonia Brico (Classical)
- The Apples in Stereo (Indie/Pop)
- The Astronauts (Surf)
- Big Head Todd and the Monsters (Rock)
- Breathe Carolina (Emotronic)
- Cephalic Carnage (Grindcore/Death Metal)
- Choke the Word (Alt/prog rock)
- The Czars (Rock/Indie/Alternative)
- DeVotchKa (Indie/Alternative - Post Rock)
- Dianne Reeves (Jazz)
- Dressy Bessy (Indie)
- Drop Dead, Gorgeous (Pitiful)
- Fear Before the March of Flames (Mathcore)
- Firefall (rock)
- Five Iron Frenzy (Ska)
- Flobots (Rap-Rock)
- The Fray (Adult Contemporary Soft Rock)
- Hit and Run (band) (Bluegrass)
- India.Arie (R&B/Soul)
- Jill Sobule (Folk)
- John Denver (Folk)
- Judy Collins (Folk)
- Kan'Nal (Indie/Alternative)
- Leftover Salmon (Jam)
- Loveland Opera Theatre(Opera)
- The Minders (Indie)
- OneRepublic (Pop/Rock)
- Opera Colorado (Opera)
- Philip Bailey (R&B/Funk)
- Playalitical (Rap/Hip-Hop)
- The Photo Atlas (Post-Hardcore)
- Pretty Lights (Electronic)
- The Pseudo Dates (Indie rock / indie pop)
- Roper (Pop/Punk)
- The Samples (Jam)
- Slim Cessna's Auto Club (Indie-Gothic-Country-Rock)
- The String Cheese Incident (Jam)
- The Subdudes
- Tickle Me Pink (Pop)
- Single File (Pop)
- Tommy Bolin
- Vaux (Alternative)
- Velvet Acid Christ (electronica/industrial)
- Yonder Mountain String Band (Bluegrass)
- Whiskey Tango (Jam/Bluegrass)
- Zephyr (Punk)
List of Colorado music venues
- Fox Theatre, 1135 13th St.
- Macky Auditorium, CU-Boulder campus
- 1STBANK Center (Broomfield,CO)
- World Arena, 3185 Venetucci Blvd.
- Zodiac , 230 Pueblo Ave
- Fillmore Auditorium, 1510 Clarkson St.
- Magness Arena, 2240 E. Buchtel Blvd.
- Ogden Theatre, 935 E. Colfax Ave.
- Pepsi Center, 1000 Chopper Pl.
- Bluebird Theater, 930 W. 7th Ave. Denver, CO 80204
- Music in Denver
- State of Colorado
- ^ http://coloradorapreport.blogspot.com/2008/11/costandupcom.html
- ^ http://www.costandup.com/?src="about
- ^ http://www.westword.com/bestof/2009/award/best-hip-hop-album-1053538/
- ^ http://www.westword.com/bestof/2010/award/best-new-hip-hop-act-1438877/
- ^ Strong, Martin C. (2000). The Great Rock Discography (5th ed.). Edinburgh: Mojo Books. pp. 82–83. ISBN 1-84195-017-3.
- ^ The Laughing Goat
- ^ Ogden Theatre website
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