Denver, who passed away in 1997 was an American musical icon and had several billboard hit songs. From songs like "Take Me Home Country Roads" and "Rocky Mountain High" to "Thank God I Am A Country Boy" Denver was a huge hitmaker in country music.

Denver was more than just a country artist as well. His songs and albums landed on a variety of music charts, including the Billboard Hot 100, and adult contemporary chart while earning Denver 12 gold and four platinum albums

Two of his songs were used as official state songs as well. "Rocky Mountain High" was made the state song of Colorado in 2007 and "Take Me Home Country Roads" was made the official state song of West Virginia in 2014.

Denver passed away in a plane crash at the age of 53 in 2017.

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The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra will be joining legendary John Denver Tribute singer Jim Curry for two performances this weekend. Once on Friday morning as part of the BPO's Coffee Concert Series which provides free coffee and donuts at 10:30 am and then on Saturday night at 7:30 pm.

You can get ticket information HERE.

Of course, that isn't the only place you can get live music this weekend. Make sure to join us for a free show starring Joe Nichols this Friday night at Mister's Bar and Lanes in East Aurora. You can get all the information you need for this show HERE.

The Buffalo Irish Center is also holding its kick-off to St. Patrick's Day on Saturday. There will be food, drinks, and of course live music. The party starts at 3 pm.

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