Twirp & John

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Twirp Anderson and John Sommers, longtime residents of Aspen, Colorado, specialize in a wide variety of fun-filled musical entertainment for any occasion and people of all ages.

Using guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, superb vocals and entertaining showmanship, their music sets a mood of celebration inspired by the splendor of the Rocky Mountains.

Twirp and John take pride in the exciting variety of musical possibilities they offer. From a subtle melodic background to getting people up dancing or singing along, they are sure to be the perfect complement to any special event!
 

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Originally from Idaho, ex-rodeo cowboy Twirp Anderson came to Aspen in 1966 as a member of the legendary Hustlers.

Long regarded as one of the most popular performers in the Roaring Fork Valley, he captivates audiences with his warm, smooth vocals and humorous antics.

Twirp appeared on two John Denver TV specials and has been the announcer at the Snowmass Rodeo for many years.
 

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Former Navy pilot John Sommers moved to Aspen from Los Angeles in 1969.

A multi-talented instrumentalist and singer/songwriter, he has performed for audiences throughout the world.

John is a past member of John Denver's band and in 1975 his composition, "Thank God I'm A Country Boy", became a number one hit and was nominated for a Grammy.

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