High Plains Comedy Festival

Get ready to laugh the week away this weekend. The 6th annual High Plains Comedy Festival is on from August 23rd to 25th in Denver. The festival was founded in 2013 by Denver comedian and writer Adam Cayton-Holland and features a mix of local and national comics. Emmy and Grammy award-winning funny man David Cross from Arrested Development fame headlines a show on Friday at 8 p.m. at the Paramount Theatre located at 1621 Glenarm Place. Tickets range from $35 to $45 plus fees. You can check out more than 40 other comics at venues around the city. For all the hilarious the details log on to HighPlainsComedyFestival.com.

"1964" The Tribute

On Friday, you can part like it’s 1964! It was exactly 54 years ago in August of 1964 that the Beatles took their British invasion sound to Colorado. To commemorate the historic event – catch “1964” The Tribute at Red Rocks Amphitheater. The group is hailed by critics and fans as the most authentic Beatles tribute in the world. The show has it all. Period instruments, vintage costumes and Oh.The.Hair! Tickets are only $40.50 plus fees. Find them at AXS.com For more info on the band, visit 1964web.com. This concert benefits Colorado Public Television 12.

The Tour de Fat

And finally, it’s wacky, it’s weird and I’m not quite sure what to make of it. The Tour de Fat is back! Hailed as the greatest little show on Earth, it features bikes, beers and weird and wonderful fun. The Tour de Fat celebrates two-wheeled travel and has raised more than $5 million for local bike non-profits. The annual Tour de Fat Denver kicks off at Sculpture Park at 1736 Speer Boulevard on Saturday. The event runs from 12 to 5 pm – and features headlining musical group Jamestown Revival. Tickets are $15 dollars. Find all the details online at NewBelgium.com and hit the events tab.

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