Just Say Bo

Though his career started with an Internet explosion, Bo Burnham, who appears tonight at the Boulder Theater, quickly found his way to the real-life stage, as a comedian who cleverly uses music as the main source of his show.

The 22-year-old Massachusetts native’s humor-driven songs about everything from girls to ancient history and world affairs caught fire on YouTube while Burnham was still a teen, garnering his bedroom performances millions of views. Soon the comedian’s lyric-like wordplay grabbed the attention of Comedy Central, and Burnham became the youngest performer ever to get his own special for the channel. A multi-album deal and several solo tours followed, proving that Burnham had what it took to hold his own. Now faster and wittier than ever, Burnham is coming to town with “what,” his latest live tour, while simultaneously promoting his new, scripted television series, Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous.

Tickets for tonight’s show at the Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street in Boulder, are $29.50. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m.; for more information, visit bouldertheater.com.
Sun., May 5, 8 p.m., 2013

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Bree Davies is a multimedia journalist, artist advocate and community organizer born and raised in Denver. Rooted in the world of Do-It-Yourself arts and music, Davies co-founded Titwrench experimental music festival, is host of the local music and comedy show Sounds on 29th on CPT12 Colorado Public Television and is creator and host of the civic and social issue-focused podcast, Hello? Denver? Are You Still There? Her work is centered on a passionate advocacy for all ages, accessible, inclusive, non-commercial and autonomous DIY art spaces and music venues in Denver.
Contact: Bree Davies