Award winning Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon present the music of John Denver. The nation’s most exciting John Denver tribute band returns with all your favorite John Denver songs including, Annies Song, Rocky Mountain High, Thank God I’m a Country Boy, Country Roads, and many more. It’s sure to be a night you won’t forget with the music that shaped a generation.
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon have played coast-to-coast to ever-growing audiences, including performing with some of John Denver’s former band members, friends and family.
Chris Collins, on guitar, banjo and lead vocals, is a singer-songwriter and recording engineer who also has been selected twice as a Top 10 regional finalist at Folk Festivals in Texas. Chris has also been nominated for two MTM awards for producer of the year and Album of the year, as well awarded for his work as a humanitarian and in volunteerism.
Paul Swanton, on guitar and vocals, is known for his hot guitar picking. He’s spent 30 years perfecting most of the guitar licks in the John Denver canon. He completed a John Denver songbook for acoustic guitarists.
Alex Mitchell, on fiddle, mandolin and vocals, has toured with the Missouri Repertory Theatre, appeared in the Ted Turner movie “Gettysburg” and played on the soundtrack, appeared on the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center, at the Lisner Auditorium and at the Birchmere. His styles traverse Appalachian music, bluegrass, Celtic, Klezmer, ballroom, hot swing and jazz. His first CD, “Chameleon,” was released to critical acclaim.
Kevin Delmolino, on bass and vocals, has spent more than 35 years as a talented singer and multi-instrumentalist. When he’s not playing with Boulder Canyon, Kevin can be heard playing with numerous bands in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Mark Nelson, on percussion, drums, synthesizer and vocals, recently expanded his musical pallet to include a more modern software-based percussion instrument, the Zendrum. Mark is an accomplished musician and vocalist who also can be found playing with various artists in the Frederick, Maryland area.
Bill Powell, on piano and keyboard, has a master’s in music and a doctorate in organ performance from Shenandoah University. Dr. Powell is an adjunct instructor of piano at Hood College. He’s immersed in Christian music as music director at several churches in Maryland.
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