List of Famous Bands from Boulder

List of Boulder bands, listed by their level of fame. This Boulder musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Boulder bands are included, as well as many Boulder musicians of underground status. This list of Boulder musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Boulder bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

This list contains bands like The String Cheese Incident and Townes Van Zandt.

If you're wondering, "What bands are from Boulder?" or "What is a list of Boulder bands?" then this list will answer your questions. {#nodes}

  • The String Cheese Incident
    Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band
    • Albums: One Step Closer, Breathe, Untying the Not, 'Round the Wheel, Born on the Wrong Planet
    The String Cheese Incident (SCI) is an American band from Crested Butte and Telluride, Colorado, formed in 1993. The band is composed of Michael Kang (acoustic/electric mandolin, electric guitar, and ...more
  • Townes Van Zandt
    Outlaw country, Folk music, Country
    • Albums: The Late Great Townes Van Zandt, A Far Cry From Dead, For the Sake of the Song, Sunshine Boy: The Unheard Studio Sessions & Demos 1971 - 1972, Delta Momma Blues
    John Townes Van Zandt (March 7, 1944 – January 1, 1997), better known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer-songwriter. He wrote numerous songs, such as "Pancho and Lefty", "For the Sake of the ...more
  • Firefall
    Rock music, Country rock, Pop rock
    • Albums: Firefall, Luna Sea, Clouds Across the Sun, Mirror Of The World, Undertow
    Firefall is a rock band that formed in Boulder, Colorado in 1974. It was founded by Rick Roberts, who had been in the Flying Burrito Brothers, and Jock Bartley, who had been Tommy Bolin's replacement ...more
    • Albums: Riviera, Sister Sweetly, All the Love You Need, Strategem, Rocksteady
    Big Head Todd and the Monsters are a rock band formed in 1984 in Colorado. The band has released a number of albums since 1989 with their 1993 album Sister Sweetly going platinum in the United ...more
  • The Samples
    Rock music, Folk music, Reggae
    • Albums: Underwater People, The Last Drag, No Room, The Samples, Outpost
    The Samples is a band formed in Boulder, Colorado in early 1987. The band's name came from the members' early sustenance of food samples from the local King Soopers grocery store. The music has been ...more
  • Rose Hill Drive
    Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal
    • Albums: Rose Hill Drive, Moon Is the New Earth, Rose Hill Drive
    Rose Hill Drive is an American rock band. The group is often aligned with other bands that are reviving traditional hard rock and early metal–psychedelic. Combining hard-driving rock and blues with ...more