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

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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.



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

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

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.



The Lumineers, String Cheese Incident and more to play the Ogden for Hickenlooper’s inauguration

The Lumineers @ the Ogden 12/30/12

The Lumineers, String Cheese Incident, Big Head Todd and the Monsters and Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats all play the Ogden Theatre on Jan. 13 for Gov. John Hickenlooper’s inauguration concert.



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

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.



Election Day playlist: 10 songs about voting, democracy and the end of political ads

Outkast performs during the Mad Decent Block Party at Fiddlers Green Amphitheatre on August 22, 2014 in Englewood, Colorado. Photo by Seth McConnell, heyreverb.com.

It’s Election Day in Colorado, meaning you’ve probably already mailed in your ballot (hopefully) and, more importantly, the constant assault of political attack ads (on YouTube, Hulu, TV, Spotify) are over! To celebrate, we made a playlist, because that’s what we do.



Folks Festival 2014 photos, review: Dispatch, Brandi Carlile, Randy Newman and more

Folks Festival at Planet Bluegrass 8/15-17/14

“I’m here to say how important Planet Bluegrass and Lyons are to Colorado,” shouted Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper before introducing Imelda May at the Folks Festival on Saturday evening.



WATCH: Ryan Tedder teaches Gov. Hickenlooper to play “Counting Stars”

WATCH: Ryan Tedder teaches Gov. Hickenlooper to play "Counting Stars"

Ryan Tedder is blunt about Gov. John Hickenlooper’s singing skills in this video of the two trying to play “Counting Stars.”



UMS 2014: Artists, fans and media remember the biggest surprises after 14 years of music

Underground Music Showcase co-founders John Moore (left) and Ricardo Baca enjoy themselves at a UMS after-party.

A great music festival can usually be pared down down to a series of memorable moments, and The Denver Post’s annual Underground Music Showcase has had no shortage of them over its 14 years and thousands of shows.



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

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.”