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Led Zeppelin

Denver, 1968: Led Zeppelin Makes American Debut

Denver Municipal Auditorium after renovations, 1940s. Postcard from WHG Undigitized Photo collection.
Rocky Mountain News article, December 27, 1968. Page 67.
Rocky Mountain News article, March 26, 1970. Page 63.

Think Denver doesn’t have much rock n’ roll history?

Nearly forty-five years ago, on December 26, 1968, legendary British rock band Led Zeppelin opened for Vanilla Fudge at Denver’s Auditorium Arena.