Join us for Opening Night at Denver Pop Culture Con featuring The Aquabats and comedians Adam Cayton-Holland, Eliza Skinner, Ken Reid! Friday, June 15th at 7 p.m. on the Captain Colorado Stage!
From Wikipedia: The Aquabats are an American rock band formed in Orange County, California in 1994. Throughout many fluctuations in the group’s line-up, singer The MC Bat Commander and bassist Crash McLarson have remained the band’s two constant fixtures. Since 2006, The Aquabats’ members also include keyboardist Jimmy the Robot, drummer Ricky Fitness and guitarist Eagle “Bones” Falconhawk.
From AdamCaytonHolland.com: Adam Cayton-Holland is a national touring headliner who was named one of 25 “Comics to Watch” by Esquire magazine and one of “10 Comics to Watch” by Variety. Along with his co-horts in the The Grawlix comedy troupe, Adam created, writes and stars in truTV’s “Those Who Can’t,” in which Adam plays Spanish teacher and bon vivant Loren Payton.
He has appeared on CONAN, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, Happy Endings, Deadbeat, Flophouse, Hidden America and @midnight. He was also featured on the Nerdist, Comedy Bang Bang and Sklarbro County podcasts. Cayton-Holland has performed at the Montreal Just For Laughs, SXSW, and Bridgetown Comedy festivals, and helms his own comedy extravaganza in Denver, the High Plains Comedy Festival. He has also performed at The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall.
Adam has three albums, “I Don’t Know If I Happy,” “Backyards,” and “Adam Cayton-Holland Performs His Signature Bits,” all available on iTunes, and his first book, Tragedy Plus Time, is due to be released by Touchstone Books in 2018. Adam lives with his wife Katie and a purebred Chesapeake Retriever named Annabel Lee. He once threw out the opening pitch at a Colorado Rockies game and people have described him as “genial,” and “with decent teeth.”
From ElizaSkinner.com: Eliza Skinner is originally from Richmond, VA and started her performing career as an unnamed child revolutionary in a production of Evita. She is now a stand-up comedian and has appeared on The Pete Holmes Show, @Midnight, Chelsea Lately, Upload with Shaquille O’Neal, MTV, Showtime, AMC and the BBC. She has performed in festivals all over the world including RiotLA, SXSW, Bridgetown, the NY Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Fringe. In his Reddit AMA, Patton Oswalt called her one of his favorite up-and-coming comedians. Last fall, Eliza was a writer and correspondent on Totally Biased (produced by Chris Rock). She has written many successful Funny Or Die videos – including one that got retweeted by the President. In 2014 she was selected to be one of the “New Faces Of Comedy” at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival. She can be seen every Thursday at The Virgil in LA at “Big Money” the stand up show she hosts with Bryan Cook.
From IKenReid.com: Ken Reid is a Comedian. He loves horror movies, bronze age comic books, TV, punk rock, pie and pre-Millenium Popular Culture. You’ll like him. He has some stand up comedy records out, and has a weekly podcast called TV Guidance Counselor.