Jonny Barber, Curator of the new Colfax Avenue Museum AND new president of CCMHOF

COMBO congratulates Jonny Barber, our own Velvet Elvis and The Spivs, who has been elected as president of the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame non-profit organization. Jonny also founded and runs the Colfax Museum now located on West Colfax Avenue.


Becky Luckenbach: Love the Colfax Museum. Be prepared to stop by for an hour and then be there much longer. It may be small but there is so much to soak in. Jonny has lots of tales to pass on and you never know when another Denverite will pop in with amazing stories of the longest wickedest Street in America.

Dane Colfax Stephenson: A museum that is all about Colfax Avenue, owned and curated by a gentleman who knows everything about Colfax and who truly lives for and loves this crazy Avenue. This is a must-see in Denver!!

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Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame Announces Nominees for 2018 Awards

The 2018 Induction and Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, August 19th from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Tradicion Bar & Grill, 8383 Rosemary Street, Commerce City, CO 80022.

Nominees are:
Festival Induction Nominee is Johnny Western of Mesa, AZ

Local Artist Inductions: Gary Cook and JJ Zucker

Induction for Country Musical Special Services: Rocky Hoery

Country Music Artist Talent Award Nominees:
Entertainer of the Year: Ryan Chrys, Lee Sims, Cactus Jack, Danny G., Tyler Walker, Chris King

Male Vocalist: Ryan Chrys, Jeff Golden, Danny G., Pete Luthmann, Tyler Walker

Female Vocalist: Karen Osburn, Marla Downer

Band of the Year: Chris King Band, Ryan Chrys and the Rough Cuts, Lee Sims and the Platte River Band, The Danny G. Band, Tyler Walker Band

Instrumentalist of the Year: Chris Alan, Jeff Golden, Ronnie Cook, Mario Dobbs

Venue of the year: White Fence Farm, Stagecoach (Franktown), Lupita’s Restaurant/Showroom

Comeback Artist of the Year: Ray Sekera

Events of the Year: Karen Osburn – Thursday Night Shows at Lupita’s Restaurant & Showroom;

Special Appreciation: Debbie Belle

Special Presidential Award: Al Cargill

Special Appreciation for Support: Ron Seeder, Bob Mannon, Don Bell, Kay Clark, Kathi Ann Thomas

Ambassador Award: Jake Jabs

Contact: Rocky Hoery – 303-981-1409

Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame (CCMHOF)
a 501(c)(4) Not-for-Profit Organization
Administered by the Country Music Legends Of Legends Hall Of Fame (CMLOLHOF)
a 501(c)(3) Not-for Profit Corporation
775 South Alton Way, Unit 8-C
Denver, Colorado 80247

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