‘Final Bow’ tribute planned for comic ‘Wild’ Bill Bauer

A final tribute “Wild Bill Bauer: Final Bow” comedy show will be performed Dec. 15, 8 p.m., at New Hope Cinema Grill, 2749 Winnetka Ave. N. in New Hope.

 A tribute for "Wild" Bill Bauer is planned for Dec. 15 at the Cinema Grill in New Hope. Photo submitted

A tribute for “Wild” Bill Bauer is planned for Dec. 15 at the Cinema Grill in New Hope. Photo submitted

Tickets are $15. Bauer, who died in August, helped launch the Minneapolis comedy scene and mentored a generation of comedians.

Among comics performing for the evening are Bill’s son Patrick Bauer, Craig Allen, Dave Mordal, Dean Johnson, Tammy Nerby and more. “Wild” Bill will be featured in a video performance, his final bow.

All proceeds will go to Wild Bill’s family. Bauer grew up in the Anoka area. For more information, visit www.cinemacomedy.com or call 763-417-0017. Photo submitted

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