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Photos: The remodeling of Denver's Hard Rock Cafe, including new memorabilia

Not too long after the Hard Rock Café opened in 1998 on the 16th Street Mall, the Fray played one of its first gigs there. John Lindsay, Hard Rock Denver's senior sales and marketing manager, said the guys in the band walked up the mall begging people to come to see them play.

A lot has changed for the band since then, as well as for the Cafe itself: It just went through a major remodel and got a new collection of nearly 200 pieces of memorabilia -- some of it from the Fray, actually.

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Jon Solomon writes about music and nightlife for Westword, where he's been the Clubs Editor since 2006.
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