Music History

The Rainbow Music Hall first opened 34 years ago this week with shows from Jerry Jeff Walker

If you were living in Denver thirty-four years ago this week, the Rainbow Music Hall would've been the talk of the town. After a grand opening gala featuring Jerry Jeff Walker, who performed three sets on two back-to-back nights at the venue, suddenly, the humble movie theater multiplex at the corner of Evans and Monaco became a prime concert destination for a slew of iconic acts such as Bob Dylan, Van Halen, Tom Petty and U2.

See also: - Rainbow Music Hall now officially only a memory - Piece of Rainbow Music Hall lives on at Twist & Shout - More Rainbow Music Hall memorabilia unearthed

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