February 18, 2013

What's Popping!

Beth Stelling will headline @ Chicago Underground Comedy 02/19/13
 Wow... February has been a great month to catch some amazing Chicago stand up comedy. And guess what? There is PLENTY more on the plate folks. Big, big shows coming up this week and beyond.  This week's "What's Popping" segment is crammed full of more shows then ever before, plus we've included a few pics of the comedy action thats been going on all week. Not a lot of time for foreplay people so lets get right into it.

Stanley's Kitchen and Tap 
Monday night show case
Featuring:
Host: Katie McVay
Will Miles
Trey Brown
Ray Holleb
Chris Stephens
Headliner: Megan Gailey

Performance Anxiety 2.18.13
The Pleasure Chest Chicago
3436 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60657
FREE SHOW!
The only comedy show in a sex shop in town. BYOB! w/valid ID
Featuring:
Natalie Jose
Saurin Choksi
Goodrich Gevaart
Andrew Smreker
The Puterbaugh Sisters
Hosted by Caitlin Bergh
15% discount on merchandise for audience members

THE COMEDY EVENING PRESENTS: BRIAN BABYLON AND COMPANY
Brian Babylon will headline @ The Comedy Evening 02/18/13
The Ace Bar 
Great lineup tonight, followed by dance party!
Matty Ryan
Eric Monikal
Kristin Clifford
Headlining: BRIAN BABYLON

Female Funnies - Comedy Showcase
Zanies Comedy Clubs 
All female line up at the famous Zanies comedy club.

SCHUBAS' OPEN MIC
Schubas Tavern in Chicago
Super fun Monday night Open Mic

Comics get FOUR MINUTES stage time!
FREE CHIPS AND COOKIES!

Chicago Underground Comedy
Great line up this week at one of the best showcases around!
Featuring:
BETH STELLING (BACK IN TOWN BABY!)
Sean Flannery
Jeff Hansen 
Recomended!
5:00 PM Sign Up, 6:30 Show
3175 N. Broadway, Chicago

3175 N. Broadway, Chicago

See You Next Thursday
Open Mic/Showcase
Thursdays 7:30-10:00
Hidden Shamrock, 2723 N Halsted

go to livechicagocomedy.com for calendar & sign up sheet
Lane Pieschel
Sign up 8:00, Start: 9:00 pm
3036 N. Elston Ave

Creative Control: February!
Standup from:
Joe Kwaczala
Charlie Bury
Aaron Weaver
Jeff Hanson
Sketches from:
Marlena Rodriguez
Chris Hauser
With musical guests Hemmingbirds!
http://hemmingbirds.com/

FEBRUARY SHIT SHOW
The Shambles Chicago
Friday, February 22, 2013
February is back and madder than ever! Come see the city's best comics FREE! 
Sponsored by Fireball Whisky and Minglearound.com
All this and a bag of nastay!!!!
Nate SImmons
Jack Thurston Farrell
Aaron Weaver
Chastity Washington
Mike Lebovitz
Alexandra Tsarpalas
Mike Knish
Peter-john Byrnes
and Tim Paul

Hosted by Rasa Gierstikas and Ever Mainard + The Hot Dog Man (Kieth Pasel!)
COMEDIANS THIS WEEKEND:
Matteo Lane
Jeff Steinbrunner
Russ Williamson
Al Jackson
with guest host.... JIM BELUSHI!

Edge Comedy Presents: A February Funcase
Sullys House
Joe Kilgallon
Saturday February 23rd,
Edge Comedy Presents it's monthly stand up comedy showcase at Sully's House!

Queer Comedy at Zanies February 26th
Tuesday February 26th at 8:30pm
Queer Comedy at Zanies has been named the Advocate.com‘s “9 LGBT Friendly Comedy Shows You Should Be Supporting,” Timeout Chicago‘s “Critic’s Pick,” The Redeye’s “To Do” and included on Chicago Reader’s “The Agenda.” 
hosted by Bill Cruz 
Jami Smith 
Kelsie Huff
Matteo Lane

I SHIT YOU NOT!
Hey, hey, hey... it's "I SHIT YOU NOT!", an evening of storytelling not for the faint of fart. Join us for a gut-grabbing night of the best (and worst) pooped-your-pants stories (and other bodily blunders) told by some of Chicago's best storytellers, comedians and improvisers.

Laughisodes Open Mic
Starts Friday February 22nd
A South Loop open Mic!
Plymouth Inn - 327 S. Plymouth 
($6 reduced garage parking available)
Sign up is at 6:30pm - Mic starts approx at 7