North Dakota

Tom Papa

March 9/BISMARK – 8 p.m. at the Belle Mehus Auditorium in the Bismark Event Center. With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa is one of the top comedic voices in the country finding success in film, TV, radio, podcasts as well as on the live stage. Tom is the new Head Writer and regular performer on the nationally syndicated radio show, Live From Here, the newest incarnation of the legendary radio show, A Prairie Home Companion. Tom is featured on the show in his own regular segment, “Out. In. America. With Tom Papa,” heard by the 2.6 million fans of the weekly radio show. Tickets start at $30. >MORE

Larry the Cable Guy

March 21-22/FARGO & MINOT – 7:30 p.m. at the Scheels Arena on Thursday and the North Dakota State Fair grandstand Friday. Both shows will also feature the band Styx, known for hits “The Best of Times” and “Too Much Time on My Hands”. Larry the Cable Guy brings a hilarity to stand up comedy that most people simply aren’t used to. His southern accent, which he admittedly exaggerates, gives blue collar individuals and everyone else alike a way to relate to this hilarious funnyman. Known for participating in the Blue Collar Comedy Tour with Jeff Foxworthy, he had two comedy albums receive gold certification.  Knowing how to “Git-R-Done,” the loveable sleeveless shirt wearing comedian gained his own show, Only in America, on the History Channel. His voice may be recognized as Mater on the Pixar movie Cars. Tickets are available on www.ticketmaster.com.