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Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo revs up for a wild ride in West Fargo

Throttle up on this and other things in Fargo-Moorhead to get out and do this weekend.

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Around 100 motorcycles will be on display at this week's Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo.
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Laura Jane Grace

Thursday

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Laura Jane Grace will perform Thursday, Sept. 29, at Fargo Brewing Company.
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Best known as the front woman for the punk band Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace returns to Fargo Thursday night, Sept. 28, as part of her solo tour. At the Fargo Brewing Company show, the singer/guitarist will blast through some Against Me! favorites as well as works from her other band, Laura Jane Grace and the Devouring Mothers and her 2020 folk punk solo album, “Stay Alive.” This ID-only show starts at 8 p.m. with openers Pass the Flask.
Tickets are $29.50, plus fees at jadepresents.com.

Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo

Friday - Sunday

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Roughrider Iron and Ink Expo rolls into West Fargo this weekend.
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Get your motors running and head out to Veterans Memorial Arena in West Fargo Sept. 30- Oct. 2 for three days of the best of biker culture. The Roughrider Ink & Iron Expo features hundreds of motorcycles of all shapes and sizes, from classic cruisers to modern masterpieces. The bikes aren’t the only bit of eye candy as the festival highlights the works of regional tattoo artists who will be open for inking up your body. There will also be a number of associated vendors as well as entertainers like Triple Threat Burlesque, Josh Frank, The Chuckle and more. The event is open from 2 to 11 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Tickets range from $5 to $35, plus fees, with a portion of proceeds donated to Make-A-Wish North Dakota at roughriderexpo.com

Ed Hill

Friday & Saturday

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Comedian Ed Hill will perform Friday and Saturday night shows at Front Street Taproom in Fargo.
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Fresh off his successful special, “Candy & Smiley,” streaming on Amazon Prime and Apple TV, Ed Hill brings his stand-up to Fargo’s Front Street Taproom Sept. 30 - Oct. 1. The show is named after the names his parents took upon relocating from Taiwan to Canada and features personal stories about his and their lives, including that though his dad chose the name smiley, he rarely does. The Friday and Saturday night shows will be the comic’s first in the area. The laughs start at 8 p.m. with Nathan Fulsebakke and host Josh Dullea. Tickets are $20 , plus fees, for this ID-only show.

Joe Gatto

Sunday

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Comedian Joe Gatto will perform two shows Sunday, Oct. 2, at the Fargo Theatre.
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On his hidden camera reality TV show “Impractical Jokers,” Joe Gatto is known for improvisational skills, but it's his stand-up routine he’s bringing to the Fargo Theatre Sunday night, Oct. 2. After leaving the show late last year to focus on being a single dad, the comic has had time to work up new material to bring to two shows Sunday. While he may be spending a lot of time with his kids, these shows are for mature audiences. Showtimes are 4:30 and 8 p.m. Tickets range from $39.75 to $59.75, plus fees at jadepresents.com

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