Bands/Musicians List of Famous Bands from Boulder

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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. (13 items)

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The String Cheese Incident is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Neo-psychedelia, Progressive bluegrass, Jam band The String Cheese Incident is a band from Crested Butte and Telluride, Colorado formed in 1993. The band is composed of Michael Kang, Michael Travis, Bill Nershi, Kyle Hollingsworth, and Keith ...more

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Townes Van Zandt is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Outlaw country, Folk music, Country John Townes Van Zandt I, best known as Townes Van Zandt, was an American singer-songwriter. Many of his songs, including "If I Needed You" and "To Live Is to Fly", are ...more

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Firefall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Rock music, Country rock, Pop rock 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 ...more

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Big Head Todd and the Monsters is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Rock music, Blues Big Head Todd and the Monsters is a rock band formed in 1986 in Colorado. The band has released a number of albums since 1989 with their 1993 album Sister Sweetly going platinum in the United ...more

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The Samples is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Rock music, Folk music, Reggae 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 ...more

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Rose Hill Drive is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Blues-rock, Rock music, Heavy metal 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 ...more

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The Astronauts is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Pop music, Rock music, Rock and roll The Astronauts were an American rock and roll band, who had a minor hit in 1963 with "Baja" and remained successful for several years, especially in Japan. They have been described as ...more

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Leftover Salmon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Rock music, Cajun music, Bluegrass Leftover Salmon is a jam band from Boulder, Colorado, formed in 1989. Their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun/Zydeco, which the band calls "Polyethnic Cajun ...more

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Low vs. Diamond is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Low vs. Diamond Rock music, Alternative rock, Indie rock Low vs Diamond was an American rock band formed in 2002 by Lucas Field, Howie Diamond, and Tad Moore while they were students at the University of Colorado. Following graduation, they relocated ...more

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Chairlift is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Indie pop, Synthpop, Electronic music Chairlift is an American synthpop duo. Based in Brooklyn, New York, Chairlift consists of members Caroline Polachek and Patrick Wimberly.

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DVDA is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
DVDA Rock music, Punk rock, Hard rock DVDA is a comedy band featuring the South Park crew members Trey Parker, Matt Stone, Bruce Howell, D. A. Young and Nels Dielman. The name refers to a sexual position meaning "double ...more

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TeamAWESOME! is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
Indie pop, Synthpop, Indie rock teamAWESOME! is an electro pop band with twee sensibilities based in Boulder, Colorado. They are known for their energetic stage presence, which involves props, lightly choreographed dances and ...more

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Sky Makai is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Bands from Boulder
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