July 24, 2013

What's Popping...

What a week so far, been catching shows every night & plan to keep it up all week. Tons of solid comedy events starting tonight and going through weekend. Check out What's Popping...

Pilsen Stand Up! Presents Patti Vasquez At Martin's Corner
This long running Pilsen showcase brings out some heavy hitters tonight. Vasquez is one of the most successful comics in Chicago, she's been on OWN, WGN, FOX and more. She's a regular at Zanies and performs all over the country. Vasquez will perform first due to schedule so get there on time. Lineup includes:
Aaron Foster
Adam Burke
Taneshia Rice
Calvin Evans 
DOORS OPEN 6PM, SHOW STARTS AT 7PM.
Proceeds will benefit the University of Illinois Latina/ Latino Alumni Association scholarship fund.
2058 W. 22nd Place
Tonight!!

The Social Takeover' returns to the Laugh Factory Chicago tonight! Joey Villagomez joins your host Michael R Larimer and the always funny Kristen Toomey to take over audince members Facebook pages and create social media havoc. Watch the hacking live on huge big screen! Get your tickets now
Tonight!!
Ricky Gonzalez - Host
Marty DeRosa
Michael Joyce
Joe McAdam
Andy Wood
Joe Kilgallon
Thats a great freaking line up.
Tonight!

Chris DeNardo
David Drake
Caitlin Bergh
Chad Briggs
Alexandra Tsarpalas! - Host
Double shot finally moves to chicago (from evanston) and looks to become a strong contender in the comedy showcase scene
Thursday

Junior Stopka
STAND UP STAND UP PRESENTS: JUNIOR STOPKA
Solid Lineup!!
Kenneth Carl Witzgall - HOST
Ryan Walker
Kelsie Huff
Ross Kelly
Jake McKenzie
and headliner Junior Stopka
Stopka WILL be famous one day, like stupid famous, like Houdini famous. If he doesn't die first.... Could go either way at this point (naw he's fine). Catch him while you can...
Free. 9pm. At The Crocodile Lounge.1540 N Milwaukee Ave.
$4 Brooklyn Lager and FREE PIZZA (With beverage puchase)
Highly Recommended
Thursday!

701 N. Damen, Chicago, Illinois 60622
Every Thursday
Always solid!

NEW Open Mic at Durkin's Tavern
Every Thursday at 8PM, Sign-Up at 7:30PM
810 W. Diversey - Hosted by Erin Zimmerman
List is first come, first served - 4 minutes per comic
50 CENT BUD LIGHT DRAFTS! (WTF!?!)

The GOD, Sex & death Variety Hour w/ danny black
At the Hideout Inn
Dana Norris 
David Franks 
Daniel Shapiro
Amy Sumpter
Lisa Laureta 
Angela Vela
If your looking for a showcase thats a bit strange at a kooky/fun venue... here you go.
Friday!
Standup from
Danny Kallas
Drew Michael
Natalie Jose
Andrew Smreker
Musical guests Hemmingbirds!
Friday!!

SHIT SHOW TOTAL LIQUIDATION SHOW! EVERything MUST GO
At The Shambles Chicago
Sponsored by: Mingle Around, Fireball Whisky, and Revolution Brewing.
Featuring:
Ryan Walker (100 Proof Comedy)
Danny Kallas (Comedians You Should Know, Just For Laughs)
Liza Treger (Comedy Central)
Brian Henning (Comedy Sportz)
Charlie Rohrer (Congrats on Your Success)
Rasa Gierstikas (Just For Laughs)
Keith Paesel (Just For Laughs)
and Ever Mainard (Daily Motion, Todd Glass Show, Just For Laughs)
BANNAS!! Get there. Friday!!
Recommended!

BRIAN BABYLON @ THE COMEDY BAR
At The Comedy Bar- Chicago 
HEADLINER
Brian Babylon
FEATURE:
Rodney Lumpkins
HOST:
Tyson Karrasch
Fri & Sat!
Recommended!!

@pHstandup Showcase presents: LIZA TREYGER !BYOB!
Fun Theater in Anderson neighborhood with solid lineup.
BYOB!!
Friday

The Mic With No Name
At the Hidden Shamrock
2723 N. Halsted, Chicago
Sign up @ 6:30, Show @ 7PM
Every Friday

Power Hour Comedy Open Mic
Power Hour Open Mic
Sign up @ 6:30PM
Show starts promptly at 7PM
At The Gallery Cabaret
2020 North Oakley Avenue
Friday!

Lineup:
Bill Cruz
Ali Clayton
Tyler Jackson
Sonia Denis
Kris Simmons
Charlie Vergos
Rebecca Fass
Conor Delehanty - Host

Three Dead Moose Open Mic
3030 N. Racine St., Chicago, Illinois 60657
Best Open Mic on the north-side?
Probably. Do it!
Every Sunday

Schubas Open Mic
Sign Up 9PM, Show 9:30 PM
3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago,
Every Monday!

100 Proof Comedy followed by The Chaser
The ComedySportz Theatre
Some of the best comedians in Chicago pass through here every week.
Every Monday!

This Female comedy collective brings the funny every week.
Tuesdays!
Recommended!

The Side Bar Show
At Riverview Tavern
1958 W Roscoe St. 60618
NEW SHOWCASE
Every Tuesday, Doors @ 8:30PM

Double Feature
Stand up and Short films
Adam Burke
Tyson Karrasch
Kenny DeForest
Melody Kamali
Marlena Rodriguez
With host Ian Abramson!
Check out this short video the wacky producers, uh produced.
July 31st

James Allen Kamp
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