August 28, 2013

What's Popping!

Time for the weekly what's popping segment... lots going on, TJ MILLER performs a special guest set TONIGHT (which is huge) at CYSK and several Chicago heavy weights are having some big final shows this week before they move out of town, so get out there and support... Check out what's popping this week and beyond.

Come out for a night of stand up, short videos, and madness.
Featuring:
Clark Jones
Kristen Toomey
Julia Solomon
Ian Abramson
Tim Barnes
With host Marlena Rodriguez!
Plus comedy film shorts!
At The Den Theater - TONIGHT!
1333 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL, Chicago

at Timothy O'Toole's Pub
Danny Kallas hosts
Ahmed Bharoocha
Marty DeRosa
Cameron Gillette
Jeff Steinbrunner
JUST ADDED - SPECIAL GUEST T.J. MILLER!!
Show starts at 9:00 PM. (Doors at 8:00)
Tonight!




I SHIT YOU NOT!
at the Township
Come enjoy a gut-clenching evening of storytelling not for the faint of fart, featuring the worst (and best) pants-poopin' tales by comedians, storytellers and regular people like:
Sam Norton
Mel Forrest
Kristen Toomey
Danny Black
Kenny DeForest
Ali Clayton.
Hosted by Monte LaMonte & Michael Sanchez.
ISHITYOUNOTSHOW.com
Thursday!

Action Comedy - Issue #3
at CHALLENGERS Comics + Conversation
Megan Gailey
Goodrich Gevaart
Melody Kamali
Trey Brown
Charlie Rohrer
Ian Abramson
Julia Solomon
Hosted by Mitch Kurka

STAND UP STAND UP PRESENTS: WILL MILES AND CLARK JONES
1540 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622
Will Miles & Clark Jones
Laura Hugg
Todd Massey
Lia Berman
Keith Paesel
Kenneth Carl Witzgall
Thursday!

Right in the middle of chicago's bustling Lake-view neighborhood, in a swanky renovated bar/venue, the Double-Shot showcase looks to become a strong contender in the comedy showcase scene
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!?!)
at Saki in Chicago
Featured freaks include:
Bill Cruz
Chad Briggs
Candy Lawrence
Trey Brown
Kenny DeForest
Goodrich Gevaart & Nicholas Rouley
at The Shambles
Stephanie Hasz
Shane Copland
Matty Ryan
Chad Briggs
Seth Davis
Drew Anderson and Ayala Scopp
Rasa Gierstikas
Ever Mainard (In spirit)
Hosted by Rasa Gierstikas, special guest host Lisa Laureta + The Hot Dog Man (Kieth Paesel!)
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!

MIKE LEBOVITZ @ THE COMEDY BAR
at the The Comedy Bar- Chicago
Ahmed Bharoocha (Friday)
Prescott Tolk
Saurin Choksi
Mike Lebovitz
NO DRINK MINIMUM!
$15 TICKETS ($5 OFF! WITH CODE: COC13)
At the Hidden Shamrock
Mike Johnson hosts:
Timmy Brochu
Kolin Bohannon
Kenneth Carl Witzgall
Special guest: Nigel Ng!!
And your headliner....for his final show within the loving embrace of Chicago... Clark Jones. An absolute stalwart of the Chicago Comedy Scene is leaving us for NYC. He will be missed around here, but not for long. Check yo TV's, people. Won't be long.
1548 N. Wells, Chicago Il.
National headliner and Chicago's own Ralphie Roberts perfroms all week long at Zanies.
Wed - Sun

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!

Wings, Drinks And Jokes Open Mic Nite
at the Subterranean - in heart of Bucktown/Wicker park
COMEDY SHOW AND AFTER PARTY
FOOD AND DRINK SPECIALS ALL NIGHT LONG !!!!...
EVERYTHING ON TAP IS ONLY $3.50!
All comics Welcome & GET 5 minutes +
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

James Allen Kamp
Editor