Barry Fey has died

DENVER - Legendary Denver concert promoter Barry Fey has died, 7NEWS confirmed Sunday evening.

Condolences were being posted on Fey’s personal Facebook page, but there had been no entry that he has died. His last Facebook entry was yesterday when he praised the “Feed the Rocks." 

“So proud, our friends have done an amazing job, Feed The Rocks is today at the greatest venue in the world: Red Rocks Amphitheatre. To all those attending, i hope you have a great time and be safe. –Barry”

The same post was also made Saturday on his Twitter page.

Fey underwent hip replacement surgery in March and was said to be recovering at home earlier.  

In 1968,  Fey promoted the first Led Zeppelin show in North America. The next year, Fey's company Feyline presented the 3 day Denver Pop Festival, which featured the final performance of The Jimi Hendrix Experience.

Fey is said to have promoted more shows with The Rolling Stones and The Who than anyone else.

In 1976 Fey's company Feyline started his "Summer of Star's concert series at Red Rocks Amphitheater, which made Red Rocks the place to play for every group worldwide.

Last March, Fey was inducted in the Denver & Colorado Tourism Hall of Fame. His new book, "Backstage Past," which chronicles his career, was recently published.  He was 73.

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