John Denver Tribute Concerts

October 13 & 14, 2006
(Friday & Saturday)

9th Annual John Denver Tribute Concerts

including Mack Bailey, Kenn Roberts, Chris Nole,
Jim Salestrom, Bill Danoff, Mollie Weaver,
John Sommers, Pete Huttlinger, & Jim Horn

Benefits Challenge Aspen

Wheeler Opera House

Concert: 7:00 PM, Aspen, CO.

Tickets on Sale later in the Summer of 2006
Wheeler Opera House
or call: (970) 920-5770

The 9th Annual “A Musical Tribute to JohnDenver” will be held at the historic Wheeler Opera HouseFriday-Saturday, October 13-14, 2006.  The “gang” returns again this year, many former bandmembers, songwriters and colleagues of John Denver’s including some very special friends (details to follow)!  MARK YOUR CALENDARS NOW TO JOIN US FOR THIS YEAR’S SHOWS!!!  Further information will be released in the months ahead. 

(John Denver with the Chad Mitchell Trio –
2005 Program Cover)

for a larger view,
please click on above image

Our 8th Annual event was marked by special performances from fellow John Denver songwriter and musician Mike Taylor and the legendary Chad Mitchell Trio celebrating the 40thanniversary of John Denver’s joining their group.
(Mike Taylor &
Pete Huttlinger –
October 8, 2005, Aspen)


Karmen Dopslaff, President – Expect a Miracle Now Foundation

   Co-Producers KO Productions and The M.U.S.E. Foundation are delighted to announce the addition of Karmen Dopslaff and the Expect a Miracle Now Foundation (EAMNF) joining them to produce this year’s event for Challenge Aspen.  Karmen is the President of EAMNF, a close longtime friend of The M.U.S.E. Foundation and strong supporter of their work for those less fortunate.  In addition, Karmen is a devoted friend of John Denver, his music and a tireless champion carrying on the legacy of John’s message and mission on behalf of those in need.  KO Productions and The M.U.S.E. Foundation extend a heartfelt welcome to Karmen and EAMNF and look forward to their involvement producing another magical year of tribute concerts. 

Challenge Aspen is grateful to its Title Sponsor, the R. H. Crossland Foundation for their continued generous support of this event.  These concerts have raised nearly $1,200,000 since the event’s inception to benefit the work of Challenge Aspen for the physically and mentally challenged.  We encourage you to log on to Challenge Aspen’s website,  for more information on this event or to The M.U.S.E. Foundation’s website, for further details as they arise on this and other concerts across the country involving tributes to John Denver

We hope that each and every one of you is planning your annual sojourn to Aspen.  We also look forward to seeing you at the various events held in the town during this memorial weekend.  Thank you for your continued support of these annual concerts in memory of John Denver’s life work and musical legacy.