Enjoy comedy the way it’s intended. No holds barred, no punches pulled, and no f**ks given. Watch seasoned pros and future stars battle each other for supremacy. Good sets will be awarded, bad sets will be punished. Feelings will be hurt, fun will be had. Comedy is at its best when it isn’t scared to tell the truth. So let’s stop pretending that the world is nice and fair, and help us celebrate each other by pointing out our differences and similarities that make us all amazing and utterly stupid.
Nothing says mayhem more than a mashup of Pro-wrestling and stand-up comedy. The monthly show, selling out for 9 years running, is one of Denver’s must-see extravaganzas for hardcore and initiate fans of both worlds. Sam Tallent and Nathan Lund provide rat-a-tat commentary during the bouts, calling the action with a bit more humor and style than Jim Ross or Jerry Lawler could dare summon up.
Holy Deep-Cut, Batman! This showcase hosted monthly at The Fort is a nerdy take on the popular roast format. Comedians assume a role, dress the part, and then take each other down on the dais. Previous themes include, Batman, Marvel, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Disney, on and on.
Denver Comedy Lounge
Founded and hosted by Ben Kronberg (Comedy Central Presents), DCL is a hip venue showcasing national and local comedians, 5 shows, every weekend. It’s set in the back of the popular Denver Sake Company, and is adored by the community locally and abroad.
Boulder Comedy Show (2016-2021)
Boulder’s longest-running and most successful comedy showcase hosted by Brent Gill, it features national and local headliners among top-tier upcoming talent. The show has been named “Best Comedy Show in Boulder” by Westword 5 times running.
Cartoons & Comedy
The longest running show in Denver has the audience laying back eating cereal watching Saturday Morning Cartoons while Denver’s best comics crack wise on the beloved shows from our childhood. It’s been a selection of High Plains Comedy Festival since it’s inception in 2013.
Arroyo Comedy Show
A Los Angeles darling, ACS ran at the Arroyo Seco public golf course in South Pasadena for three years until the pandemic shut it all down. Previous guests include, Maria Bamford, Rory Scovel, Kyle Kinane, Whitmer Thomas, James Austin Johnson, The Sklar Bros, Solomon Georgio, Beth Stelling, and Nick Thune