DENVER (CBS4) – The Colorado Music Hall of Fame has finally found a permanent home and will be moving from 1stBank Center to the Red Rocks Trading Post in the summer of 2014.
“Starting with Mayor Hancock, the city of Denver has been an amazing ally in our quest to find a permanent home,” CMHOF Chairman Chuck Morris said in a statement. “This has been our dream from day one. We will always appreciate the support we received from 1stBank Center and Broomfield officials in getting us started, but the CMHOF really needed a permanent home that would be open year round on a daily basis, and provide the opportunity for future expansion. With the million people who go through Red Rocks annually, this is a prayer answered.”
The John Denver “Spirit” statue that was recently donated to the CMHOF will be relocated to the entrance of the Trading Post.
Folk music legend Judy Collins was inducted into the CMHOF on Friday. The Serendipity Singers, Bob Lind and Chris Daniels were also inducted.
“The mission of the Colorado Music Hall of Fame, a nonprofit 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,” Morris said.
Other inductees into the CMHOF include John Denver and Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Harry Tuft of the Denver Folklore Center and promoter Barry Fey, and the Astronauts, Sugarloaf, Flash Cadillac and KIMN radio.