Concert Promoter Barry Fey Dead at 73

DENVER (AP) – Barry Fey, the colorful promoter who made Colorado a destination for some of the biggest names in music, died Sunday. He was 73.

Fey promoted tens of thousands of concerts and other events from the 1960s until he retired in 1997.

He was friends with many of the acts he promoted, a list that included the Beatles, Bruce Springsteen, U2, Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead, the Who, the Doors, Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin and other big-time acts.