Friday, June 6, 2014

What's Popping - WEEKEND EDITION!

It's the first weekend of June and the Chicago comedy scene is buzzing. From festivals  to big headliners and of course the usual indie shows - you can find a ton of great things to do this weekend. Check it out...

@ The ComedySportz Theatre - 929 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago.
For tickets call 773-549-8080
Regular run: Fridays, June 6th through August 29th. A midnight
gameshow that puts comedians on the spot & opens with an all-star lineup of contestants! June 6th’s show will feature a team of stand-ups with film and television credits vs. improvisers who have actually appeared on TV shows!
Featuring!
Bill Santiago
Jacob Williams
Chad Briggs
Padraic Connelly
Sean Sullivan
Jamie Campbell - Host (Voted Chicago's best comic 2013)
Tonight!

The CWFF kicks off tomorrow night with some of the best comedians in the world.
All Weekend!

Two of comedy's rising stars are co-headlining at the legendary Jokes and Notes
Come support Willie Lynch Jr. and Dave Helem. Four shows. Don't miss it.

Kick Punch Stand Up! 
at Kick Punch Stand Up - 2641 N Kedzie
Comedy at a Comic book store!? Yep.
David J Rader hosts:
Puneet Lakhmani
Rachel McCartney
Danny Maupin
Tyler Snodgrass
and Timmy Brochu
Totally Free!
BYOB! 

Comedy Happy Hour
at Jackson Park Golf Course - 6401 S. Richards Drive, Chicago
Comedy at a golf club house on the Southside!
Tonight! 

Zanies
Louis Ramey - Headlines!
All weekend long!!
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

The WIP Theater's Opening Night with Blackout Diaries!!!
WIP Theater finally opens it's doors with The Blackout Diaries which is one of Chicago's favorite shows and has been entertaining the masses with tales of drunkenness told by comedians, actors, and the everyman
Friday - Two Shows!

Up Comedy Club
Al Madrigal headlines!
All weekend long!
230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor, Chicago
(312) 337-3992

THE COMEDY BAR
Every Thur - Sat
157 W Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60654
Get $5 with Code COC13

The Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
Super stacked local lineups this weekend!
Vince Acevedo
Kristen Toomey
Sam Norton
Tristan Triptow
Martin Morrow
Jacob Williams
Brian Babylon
Jeff Arcuri
Brian 'Da Wildcat' Smith
Chris Bader
Adam Burke
Aaron Foster
Jeff Steinbrunner
Alex Orozco
Tristan Triptow
Kellye Howard
Chris Bader
Marty DeRosa
+ More
All Weekend!

The Late Late Breakfast: BIRTH-A-VERSARY
Brunch + Comedy!
Saturday 7PM - 9PM!

Hoo HA Comedy at CWFF!!
The Hoo Haa collective throw one of the best Comedy shows in the City every Tuesday at Rockit Burger Bar - This is a rare chance to see all the perfromers perfrom at once.
Lineup:Meredith Kachel
Colleen Farrell
Lara Beitz
Ali Clayton
Kristen Toomey
Reena Calm
Saturday!

The Kates have been invited to perform on the RedEye Stage at the Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Lit Fest - celebrating 30 years of words, books, and laughs.
Kelsie Huff 
Amy Sumpter 
Jen Bosworth
Deanna Moffitt
Adrienne Gunn
Sunday 12PM SHARP!

One of Chicago's best indie showcases!
*NATHAN SIMMONS 
CHARLIE BURY
BILL CRUZ
MARLENA RODRIGUEZ
DANNY MAUPIN
AMY SHANKER
JERRY TRAN
CONOR DELEHANTY
Sunday!

Great lineup at this legendary Club
Calvin Evans,
Brandon Glover,
Brian Smith and
Leon Rogers
Sunday!

James Allen Kamp
Editor