Do you need a live music fix to relieve the holiday stress? Here's a look at some of the entertainment choices in our area this week.

The local band Second Opinion play a free show at The Midtown Tavern, also known as Anderson's Other Corner at 1303 East Pershing Boulevard, on Friday, December 20, beginning at 8 p.m.Comedian Josh Blue will entertain at the Comedy Works in Larimer Square downtown Denver, from Thursday, December 19, through Saturday, December 21. See the winner of 'Last Comic Standing' for $24.

One Republic headline an Acoustic Christmas flood relief benefit concert at the Ogden Theatre in Denver on Friday, December 20, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets start at $75 for general admission.

Stormbringer will be at the American Legion Post 6, 2001 East Lincolnway, on Friday, December 20, starting at 7 p.m. There's no cover charge.

The Boulder Theater has the super group Hard Working Americans along with Hayes Carl on Friday, December 20. Hard Working Americans features Todd Snider, Dave Schools, Neal Casal, Chad Staehly and Duane Trucks.

Bobby Phillips of Steel March plays at The Crown Bar, on the corner of Carey and West Lincolnway, on Friday, December 20. He'll also be performing in downtown Cheyenne at the Paramount Cafe on Saturday, December 21, from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Paramount Cafe, 1607 Capitol Avenue, hosts their Open Mic Night on Friday, December 20, from 7 to 9 p.m. Sign up begins at 6:30 p.m. and any type of family friendly acts are welcome including music, comedy and poetry.

Have some fun while supporting your favorite performers and venues.