John Hand Theater
7653 E. 1st Place Denver CO 80230
On Golden Pond: A Touching & Funny Family Drama
Buy Tickets $10 - $11.50 $20 - $23
On Golden Pond is a humorous and heartwarming play about a long-married elderly couple, Norman and Ethel, spending yet another summer at their beloved cottage on a lake in Maine. When their estranged daughter arrives with her fiancé and his son in tow, Norman and Ethel agree to host the young boy for the duration of the summer. As they come to terms with the realities of life's twilight years, reexamining the past and worrying over the fleeting future, they discover how precious time really is. On Golden Pond won three Tony Awards in its original Broadway run, and the 1981 film adaptation received 10 Oscar nominations, with wins for its stars Henry Fonda and Katharine Hepburn, as well as writer Ernest Thompson. Now you can enjoy this Spotlight Theatre Company production of On Golden Pond at Denver's John Hand Theater.
Saturday August 19, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday August 20, 2017 / 2:00pm Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday August 26, 2017 / 7:30pm
The Bug Theatre
3654 Navajo Street Denver CO 80211
Thrill Me: Musical Recounts the Infamous Leopold & Loeb Story
Buy Tickets $10 $20
In 1924, two wealthy students at the University of Chicago -- Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb -- murdered a young boy in order to commit "the perfect crime." They became known as "The Thrill Killers" and they believed their own intellectual superiority absolved them of any responsibility for their actions. Nathan was passionate about Richard, who was passionate about crime and excitement, so the pair created a secret agreement to satisfy each other's needs. But soon, their perfect crime unraveled due to a careless mistake. Or was it so careless? Equinox Theatre Company's musical Thrill Me is based on their story, focusing on the obsessive nature of their relationship. Catch the regional premiere of this mesmerizing production when it hits Denver's Bug Theatre.
Friday August 18, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday August 19, 2017 / 7:30pm
Security Service Field
4385 Tutt Blvd Colorado Springs CO 80922
Nitro Circus Live: Insane BMX Action Stunts
Buy Tickets $44.25 - $59.25 $59 - $79
Action-sports superstar Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live roars into Colorado Springs for the first time, bringing more than 30 of the world's greatest freestyle motocross, BMX, skate, inline and scooter athletes together at Security Service Field to show off their mind-blowing stunts and gravity-defying tricks, accompanied by plenty of fire and flash. These fearless athletes are always shooting for world records, but they'll also be strapping themselves into outrageous contraptions and launching themselves off the 40-foot Giganta Ramp -- just for fun. The Nitro Club VIP Package includes early entrance, great seats, an exclusive Q&A with the stars of the show, special prize giveaways and more.
Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:00pm (Doors Open at 6:00pm)
Civic Center Park
101 W. 14th Ave Denver CO 80204
Unlimited Taco Samples at Westword Tacolandia
Buy Tickets $25 - $65 $35 - $75
Whether you're into mariscos, carne asada or chorizo, authentic street style or urban contemporary, Westword Tacolandia offers a whole world of tacos to discover. At Denver's Civic Center Park, you'll enjoy unlimited samples from more than 40 taquerias, plus live entertainment. This celebration includes offerings from hotspots like Bubba Chinos, El Lucerito Jr., El Tejado, Roxie's Tacos and more. With cerveza and tequila available for purchase, Tacolandia is sure to be a party.
Sunday August 20, 2017 / 4:00pm-7:00pm (VIP Entry at 3:00pm)
Jesters Dinner Theatre
224 Main Street Longmont CO 80501
Footloose: Popular Dance Musical Cuts Loose in Student Production
Buy Tickets $7.50 - $15 $15 - $30
Get ready to kick off your Sunday shoes as the high-energy pop musical Footloose dances into Jesters Dinner Theatre. Based on the hit 1984 movie featuring Kevin Bacon, Sarah Jessica Parker and John Lithgow, Footloose was a huge success on Broadway and London's West End. It's the story of Ren McCormack, a big-city teen who finds himself out of place in a rural town where dancing has been outlawed. As he tries to carve out a place for himself, he sets off a revolution in the town as the younger generation rebels against the strict rules of the local preacher. This electrifying student production, featuring youths age 18 and younger, has all the chart-topping songs from the film, including "Almost Paradise," "Holding Out for a Hero" and "Let's Hear It for the Boy," plus new material written for the stage.
Friday August 18, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday August 20, 2017 / 7:30pm Thursday August 24, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday August 27, 2017 / 7:30pm Thursday August 31, 2017 / 7:30pm Sunday September 3, 2017 / 7:30pm
The Edge Theater
1560 Teller Street Lakewood CO 80214
Dinner: Comedy Sets the Scene for Suspense
Buy Tickets $15 $30
Hostess extraordinaire Paige is celebrating the publication of her husband's bestselling book and she's invited an artist, a scientist and a sexpot to Dinner. The arrival of a marooned motorist and a silent waiter sourced from an obscure website complete this unlikely scene. With this hodgepodge of players in place, let the dinner party from Hell commence. Don't be surprised to discover that blood and intrigue are on the menu when this wonderfully chilling comedy comes to the stage at Lakewood's Edge Theater.
Friday August 25, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday August 26, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday August 27, 2017 / 6:00pm Friday September 1, 2017 / 8:00pm Saturday September 2, 2017 / 8:00pm Sunday September 3, 2017 / 6:00pm Thursday September 7, 2017 / 8:00pm Friday September 8, 2017 / 8:00pm
Howl at the Moon Denver
1735 19th Street Denver CO 80202
Live Party Hits and Cocktail Buckets With Howl at the Moon
Buy Tickets COMP $7 - $8
Howl at the Moon brings together a live concert and a full bar so you can party the night away as musicians jam out their own renditions of dance anthems and party hits. Whether it's that pop song you hear on repeat on the radio or a good old '90s throwback, Howl at the Moon re-charges each tune with a new, refreshing kick that gets the crowd jumping. Massive buckets of sugar-fueled cocktails will keep your energy up at this non-stop party that rocks the Rockies and keeps downtown Denver dancing all night long.
Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday August 26, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday September 1, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday September 2, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday September 8, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday September 9, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Friday September 15, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am Saturday September 16, 2017 / 7:00pm-2:00am
8246 Northfield Avenue Denver CO 80238
Comedian Michael Colyar ("The King of Venice Beach," Star Search, BET)
Buy Tickets COMP - $10 $17 - $20
Veteran comedian Michael Colyar spent almost a decade performing every weekend on Los Angeles' Venice Beach, earning him the title of "The King of Venice Beach." His big break came in 1990, when he won the grand prize on Star Search. A native of Chicago, he's been seen on dozens of TV stand-up shows, including HBO's Def Comedy Jam, and was the original host of BET Live from LA. His many film roles include House Party 3 and Hot Shots Part Deux, and he's voiced characters for Disney's The Princess and the Frog and Fox's The Cleveland Show. Catch Colyar live at the Denver Improv.
Friday August 18, 2017 / 7:30pm Friday August 18, 2017 / 9:45pm Saturday August 19, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday August 19, 2017 / 9:45pm Sunday August 20, 2017 / 7:30pm
Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre
6350 Greenwood Plaza Blvd Greenwood Village CO 80111
Jeff Foxworthy & Larry the Cable Guy: Backyard BBQ Tour
Buy Tickets $30 - $40 $61.80 - $73.65
Superstar comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy reunite on the Backyard BBQ Tour to deliver a laughter-packed evening that's smoking with all-new material. Star of The Jeff Foxworthy Show on NBC and ABC, Foxworthy is the all-time best-selling comedy-recording artist in history. He is also a multiple Grammy nominee and best-selling author of more than 26 books. Larry the Cable Guy is a multi-platinum recording artist, Grammy nominee and Billboard Award winner. He continues to sell out theaters and arenas across the U.S. and, most recently, he launched his own comedy channel on SIRIUSXM with Foxworthy. The show also features appearances by singer-songwriter Eddie Money and rock band Foghat. Don't miss this hilarious duo when they team up for laughs at Fiddler's Green Amphitheatre.
Saturday August 19, 2017 / 6:00pm
Jesters Dinner Theatre
224 Main Street Longmont CO 80501
Dinner Theater Experience: Cole Porter's Beloved Musical Anything Goes
Buy Tickets $12.50 - $21 $25 - $42
Some of the most memorable music in theater history comes to the stage of the Jesters Dinner Theater near Denver with Cole Porter's classic Anything Goes. This boy-meets-girl roller coaster ride centers on Billy Crocker, a young Wall Street broker who falls hopelessly in love with a wealthy heiress. When he sees her boarding a boat to London, he throws caution to the wind and becomes a stowaway. Craziness ensues when fellow passengers -- including evangelist-turned-nightclub-singer Reno Sweeney and second-rate gangster Moonface Martin -- decide to help Billy win his true love. Showcasing Porter's signature wit and masterful composition skills, listen to timeless tunes like "I Get a Kick Out of You" and "You're the Top" after helping yourself to a hearty menu of American cafe classics.
Saturday August 19, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dinner Begins at 6:00pm) Sunday August 20, 2017 / 2:00pm (Dinner Begins at 12:30pm) Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dinner Begins at 6:00pm) Saturday August 26, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dinner Begins at 6:00pm) Sunday August 27, 2017 / 2:00pm (Dinner Begins at 12:30pm) Friday September 1, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dinner Begins at 6:00pm) Saturday September 2, 2017 / 7:30pm (Dinner Begins at 6:00pm) Sunday September 3, 2017 / 2:00pm (Dinner Begins at 12:30pm)
Vintage Theatre - Black Box
1468 Dayton Street Aurora CO 80010
Belleville: Amy Herzog's Thrilling Psychological Drama
Buy Tickets Sold Out n/a
From Amy Herzog, the award-winning author of 4000 Miles (a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama), comes Belleville, which follows a young American expat couple living in a trendy Parisian neighborhood. Their life seems lovely, but beneath the surface of Zack and Abby's enviable marriage, unrest simmers. When Abby returns home early one afternoon, she uncovers a few seemingly inconsequential surprises. These surprises continue to multiply -- as the stakes quietly but inexorably rise -- until the survival of everything and everyone teeters on the brink. Hailed by The New York Times as "thrillingly good," this chilling psychological drama asks unsettling questions about whether you can ever really "know" another person. Dig into this claustrophobic thriller on stage at Vintage Theatre in Aurora.
Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:30pm Saturday August 26, 2017 / 7:30pm
Levitt Pavilion Denver
1380 W. Florida Ave. Denver CO 80223
Live Concerts at Levitt Pavilion: Special Goldstar VIP Tickets
Buy Tickets $25 $25
Be a part of the grass-roots musical movement on the beautiful lawn at Denver's Ruby Hill Park, as the new Levitt Pavilion kicks off its inaugural year with a mission to build community through live concerts. This amazing lineup of free-to-the-public shows devotes half its season to the hottest new local acts, while the rest spotlight up-and-coming national and international bands. So grab your lawn chairs, picnics, blankets and friends and settle in for a historic first summer, with everything from R&B, country and rock to Latin, blues, jazz, kids' music and more. Your one-of-a-kind Goldstar VIP ticket package gets you a special parking pass, two drink tickets and access to a preferred seating area, just to the side of the state-of-the-art stage.
Saturday August 19, 2017 / 7:30pm (Smooth Hound Smith) Thursday August 24, 2017 / 7:30pm (Gaby Moreno) Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:30pm (Mariachi Sol De Mi Tierra) Sunday August 27, 2017 / 5:00pm (New Breed Brass Band) Wednesday August 30, 2017 / 7:30pm (Ripe) Thursday August 31, 2017 / 7:30pm (Inspector) Sunday September 3, 2017 / 4:00pm (Cumbia Festival ft. La Tropa Vallenata) Friday September 8, 2017 / 7:30pm (Pandas & People,Chimney Choir)
2032 14th Street Boulder CO 80302
New Belgium's Tour de Fat: Wilderado & Capital Cities
Buy Tickets $12 $15
Plenty of beer, bikes and bemusement are to be had at New Belgium Brewing's Tour de Fat, a traveling celebration jam-packed with live music and performances. Their stop at Boulder Theater brings L.A.-based indie rockers Wilderado and indie-pop duo Capital Cities to the stage, along with a variety of other musicians, circus performers, vaudeville acts, magicians, comedians, and mind-blowing provocateurs from the Tour de Fat ensemble. Come wearing your wildest circus costume to win snazzy prizes, or work those hips at the dance contest. This event benefits local non-profit Community Cycles.
Friday August 25, 2017 / 7:00pm–11:00pm