Dirty jokes, hip checks and hot ticket bands are all on the itinerary in Denver this weekend. Here’s the best of what’s happening.
Vans Warped Tour: From ska to skate punk to metalcore, this multi-genre fest will kick your weekend into high gear with razor-sharp edged music all afternoon long. Drop by their homepage to download a digital program guide.
Fri., Aug. 5, 11am - 9pm; $35
Invesco Field At Mile High, 1701 Bryant St.; 720-258-3000
Tim McGraw: The beloved cowboy brings his black hat and slew of chart-topping country hits to town, along with Luke Bryan and The Band Perry as part of the Emotional Traffic Tour.
Fri., Aug. 5 at 7pm; $40 - $91 (after fees)
Comfort Dental Amphitheatre, 6350 S. Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Englewood; 303-220-7000
Rapids: Cheer on the Colorado Rapids -- who have moved up to sixth in the MLS power ranking -- as they take on Columbia Crew at Dick’s.
Fri., Aug. 5 at 7:30; $17 - $45
Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, 6000 Victory Way, Commerce City
Nasty Show: If you like your comedy with a side of raunch in an anything-goes atmosphere, spend the evening at Comedy Works with a performance by loose cannon and local comedian Chuck Roy.
Fri., Aug. 5 at 10pm; $20
Downtown at Larimer Square, 1226 15th St.; 303-595-3637
Roller Dolls: Hip checks and raucous jam sessions are all in a night’s work for our nationally ranked Denver Roller Dolls. Check out Friday’s bout as the Mile High Club takes on Detroit’s Derby Girls.
Sat., Aug. 6 at pm; $15 - $25, 12 and under free if with an adult
1st Bank Center, 11450 Broomfield Lane, Broomfield; 303-410-0700
Get Dirty for a Cause: Getting knee deep in mud or simply checking out the scene are both great reasons to hit up the March of Dimes MUDD Volleyball Tournament, where competitors get down and dirty on behalf of Colorado babes. Food, beverages, vendors and entertainment will also be onsite.
Sat., Aug. 6 at 8:30am; costs vary per team size
Majestic Commercenter in Aurora (east of I-70 & Tower Road); 303-692-0011
Slightly Stoopid: Rock out to Slightly Stoopid’s eclectic fusion sound during the Red Rocks stop of their Seedless Summer 2011 Tour.
Sat., Aug 6 at 8pm, doors open at 6:30pm; $37.50 + fees
Red Rocks Amphitheatre, 18300 W. Alameda Pkwy, Morrison; 800-745-3000