Songs For A Life: Remembering John Denver

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Wheeler Opera House , 320 East Hyman Avenue, Aspen, CO 81611


Songs for A Life: Remembering John Denver

John Denver earned international acclaim as a singer, songwriter, He was also one of the best known and loved performers our time. His music still resonates today and remains timeless.

In honor of John Denver and his music, this event will feature three shows in one very special concert event!

Chris Bannister opens the evening. He hales from the North of England. A professional musician since the age of twenty, his distinctive vocal style has always led to him being compared to the great John Denver, and twelve years ago Chris started performing his show “The Music of John Denver.” After being contacted by John’s former lead guitarist Steve Weisberg in 2012, Chris has performed in the USA at the annual Aspen In October festival and is looking forward to returning this year.

Jeffrey Pine is the evening’s second show. He is a world class guitarist, vocalist and songwriter with a celebrated career of over three decades of live performance, song craftsmanship, recording and entertainment. Residing in California, Jeffrey’s repertoire of music includes his own compositions, as well as well-known classics that include paying tribute to John Denver’s music.

Mack Bailey and Chris Nole close out the evening as a duo. With his strong, expressive, classically trained tenor voice, Mack Bailey, is a nationally acclaimed singer/songwriter who has performed all over the world as a member of the renowned folk group, The Limeliters. As a member of The Hard Travelers and “Tribute to John Denver” productions, Mack has sung with dozens of folk and country stars, as well as performing with his wife Rachel Levy as duo. With a masters degree in music therapy, Mack currently resides in Aspen, Colorado where he has a private practice working with the Aspen School District and with his 501(c)(3), Music Therapy of the Rockies.

Accomplished pianist, songwriter, and performer, Chris Nole, has worked with some of the biggest names in music. Nole recorded and toured internationally with folk/pop superstar John Denver in the 1990s until October 1997. Residing in Tennessee, Chris keeps busy as a music producer and session musician.

Tickets: $55/$45 Tickets will be available at or by calling the Wheeler Opera House's Box office at 970-920-5770 or 866-449-0464 (toll free)