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Watch Gov. John Hickenlooper play banjo, sing with String Cheese Incident

January 13th, 2015
Watch Gov. John Hickenlooper play banjo, sing with String Cheese Incident

During the concert celebrating his inauguration for his second term as Colorado governor, John Hickenlooper joined the String Cheese Incident on stage at the Ogden Theatre to perform “Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms.”



John Hickenlooper: A timeline of music moments with Colorado’s rock governor

January 12th, 2015
Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper plays banjo as Ketch Secor of Old Crow Medicine Show sings as the two perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 16, 2014 in Denver, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

From performing on stage at Red Rocks with Old Crow Medicine show to hanging out at Katy Perry concerts, we’ve created a timeline of musical moments from John Hickenlooper’s first term as Colorado governor.



Joe Bonner: Denver musicians, Gov. John Hickenlooper remember the late jazz legend

November 28th, 2014
Denver musicians and Gov. John Hickenlooper remember Joe Bonner, the internationally known jazz pianist who died at the age of 66 on Nov. 20. Photo courtesy of Travis Broxton.

Denver musicians and Gov. John Hickenlooper remember Joe Bonner, the internationally known jazz pianist who died at the age of 66 on Nov. 20.



Watch: Gov. John Hickenlooper plays banjo with Old Crow Medicine Show at Red Rocks

July 16th, 2014
Watch: Gov. John Hickenlooper plays banjo with Old Crow Medicine Show at Red Rocks

Gov. John Hickenlooper joined string band Old Crow Medicine Show on stage at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Wednesday night to play banjo and sing the track “CC Rider.”



Governor John Hickenlooper reacts to Barry Fey’s death at 74

April 29th, 2013
Barry Fey

When Colorado governor John Hickenlooper opened an email with the news of Barry Fey’s death on Sunday, it took a few seconds to register.



News: Governor John Hickenlooper celebrates his inauguration with DeVotchKa, OneRepublic

January 12th, 2011
Denver act DeVotchKa opened up Governor John Hickenlooper's concert on Tuesday night at the Ogden Theatre. Photo by John Hendrickson.

With a big rock show, it’s now official: John Hickenlooper is now Colorado’s rock ‘n’ roll governor.



Rocky Mountain Folks Festival 2015 lineup: Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell among initial acts

February 27th, 2015
Rocky Mountain Folks Festival 2015 lineup: Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell among initial acts

Planet Bluegrass has shared the initial lineup for Rocky Mountain Folks Festival 2015, which will bring Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell, Kasey Chambers, Richard Thompson and more.



Music festival planned for Salida: Officials hope to draw 35,000

February 27th, 2015
F Street is a popular street in downtown Salida with many galleries, shops, and restaurants. (Kathryn Scott Osler, The Denver Post file)

Salida on Monday will announce the musical acts anchoring a two-day festival that could lure 35,000 concertgoers to town — more than double the population of Chaffee County.



String Cheese Incident to play three Red Rocks shows this summer

February 2nd, 2015
String Cheese Incident's Keith Moseley performs at the second night of its New Year's Eve run with the Flaming Lips on Dec. 29, 2013. Photos by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

Here are three more chances to catch the String Cheese Incident this year. The band has announced a three-night run at Red Rocks Amphitheatre.



The Lumineers, String Cheese Incident at Hickenlooper’s inauguration concert at the Ogden (photos, review)

January 14th, 2015
The Lumineers, String Cheese Incident at Hickenlooper's inauguration concert at the Ogden (photos, review)

With a lineup including the Lumineers and String Cheese Incident, surprise appearances and even a banjo performance of his own, Gov. John Hickenlooper celebrated his inauguration in true rock fashion at the Ogden Theatre in Denver on Tuesday.