February 28, 2014

FUNKY FRIDAY...

It's a great weekend for comedy, so not a lot of formalities today. Let's get right to it...

WEREWOLVES IN SPACE: A ROCK OPERA
at saki - 3716 W Fullerton Ave Chicago, IL.
With special guests:
Mike Lebovitz
Candy Lawrence
Tommy McNamara
Katie McVay
Jason Earl Folks
+ More!
TONIGHT - 7:30PM
at The Comedy Bar- Chicago - 157 W. Ontario every Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 and 10 pm. 
Come watch headliner Derick Lengwenus (Second City, Montreal Fringe Festival,  Just For Laughs Festival, San Francisco Comedy Competition) record his album at The Comedy Bar!
Friday & Saturday - 8PM and 10PM!

The Chris Bader and Friends Show!
at the Laugh Factory Chicago
Chris Bader, 
Paul Farahvar, 
Dobber
Marty DeRosa
Brian Babylon 
+ More!
TONIGHT

Lincoln Lodge
At the Subterranean - 2011 W North Ave Chicago, Il. 
YO! After a seven week hiatus after losing their home at The Lincoln Restaurant, Chicago's longest running comedy showcase is back!! Yep, they have officially rebounded and started a new run at the Subterranean. Should be a real bananas type show. Tickets are almost sold out.
Tonight!

at NYCH Gallery
Dave Helem's monthly showcase is tonight! Powerhouse lineup, great crowd, fancy artwork, DJ spinning the beats, food and drink, what more do you need? Do it!
Lineup:
Jamie de Leon
Calvin Evans
Marilee Monroe
Kendall Ferguson
Russ Williamson
TONIGHT!

Come enjoy a gut-clenching evening of "storytelling not for the faint of fart" with personal tales of failed restraint and bodily blunders by comedians and storytellers 
Martin Morrow
Kelly La Banco
Amy Friedman
Katey Selix
Benjamin Kessell
Ian Abramson
TONIGHT! - 9PM

The Shit Show - Spring Spectacular
at COLLABORACTION
This monthly showcase is always fun with stacked lineups!
Rebecca V. O'Neal (Congrats On Your Success Comedy (CoYS))
Tim Barnes (The Whiskey Journal)
Stephanie Hasz (Shine Box Comedy)
Liza Treyger (Comedy Central)
Mike Lebovitz (New Face at the 2013 Montreal Comedy Festival)
Hosted by Rasa Gierstikas + The Hot Dog Man (Keith Paesel)
Saturday - 10PM

The Nice to Meet you Show: Premiere!
at iO Chicago
Recommended!
Saturday - 10:30 PM!

Stacked lineup:
Chris Paladino
Kevin Hogan
Nate Simmons
Kolin Bohannon
Mike Wiley
Danny Kallas
Saturday - 8:30PM

Live Recording of Willie Lynch, Jr
at Jokes and Notes
Sunday 8PM!

Arguments and Grievances - March!
at Schubas Tavern
The show where comedians get on stage an debate topics no one really cares about. Surprisingly hilarious. Recommended!
Dan Friesen vs Matt Riggs - (Dropping out of High School vs Dropping out of College)
Chris Condren vs Mikey Manker - (BET vs ET)
Sonia Denis vs Charlie Rohrer - (Bob Ross vs Mr Rogers)
Brian Earl vs Tommy Morgan Jr.  - (Dr. Who vs Highlander)
SUNDAY!! - 8PM

James Allen Kamp
Editor