Politics

Mike Huckabee Rocked Red Rocks

No matter what you think about cute-as-a-kewpie-doll Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee, you have to hand it to the former Arkansas governor for rocking out on the campaign trail. His classic rock cover band, Capitol Offense, has performed semi-regularly throughout Huckabee’s presidential run, caressing audiences with tunes like “Free Bird,” “Honky Tonk Woman,” and “Roll Over Beethoven.” Made up of former staffers, an Arkansas pastor, an investment banker, and an accountant and a math teacher that attend church with the candidate, the outfit will play again on Sunday at a barbecue on Chuck Norris’s ranch outside of Houston.

But long before Norris buoyed Huckabee as a Republican frontrunner, the band performed at Denver’s Red Rocks Amphitheatre.

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Sean Cronin