June 16, 2014

What's Popping

Sherman Edwards Headlines tonight @ 100 Proof
Damn! It's 85 degrees, the sun is shining and the Chicago comedy scene is hot as usual. Summer season has finally decided to stay with solid events & shows  popping off all over town - especially tonight. Open Mics and indie shows abound. You know the deal by now, so get out there and support. Here's what's popping this week.

100 Proof Comedy
@ Comedy Sportz, 8 PM
929 W. Belmont, Chicago
Sherman Edwards!
Natalie Jose
Erin Lane
C.J. Toledano
David Drake
Drew Anderson!
Jamie Campbell
Tonight - 8PM!

Performance Anxiety
at The Pleasure Chest Chicago - 3436 N Lincoln Ave
Monthly comedy show @ sex positive Adult Toy Store!
Great Lineup:
Tyler Snodgrass
Dave Losso
Jamie Loftus
Marlena Rodriguez
Kevin Brody
C.J. Toledano
Jeanie Doogan
Tonight - 8PM!

Chicago Showbiz Meetup and Q & A Panel: Financing Creativity
at Laugh Factory Chicago - 3175 N Broadway St
Great networking opportunity @ The Laugh Factory
Tonight - 7:30PM!

The Comedy Dollar Store Open Mic
at Reservoir - 844 W Montrose Ave, Chicago
Sign up @ 9PM - Show @ 10PM.
7+ minutes depending on list,
Great specials! - $6 16oz Miller and Whiskey/Tequila shot!
Mondays!

Open Mic @ The Logan Theatre@ Logan Theatre
8PM sign up, Show @ 8:30PM
2646 N. Milwaukee Chicago Il.
773-342-5555
Mondays

Open Mic @ The Globe Pub
Sign up at 8, Starts at 8:30
1934 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613
773-871-3757
Mondays!

The Female Funnies Showcase at Zanies
at Zanies Comedy Clubs - 1548 N Wells St
Hosted by WGN's Patti Vasquez!
Featuring 5-10 of Chicago's funniest female comics!
Tonight!

Comedy Slice Open Mic
at Dimo's Pizza - 1615 N Damen; 773.525.4580).
Starts at 10pm every Monday, with sign up at 9pm.
$3 Craft Beer
$3 Pepperoni & Cheese slices.
Late Night mic in Wicker Park
Mondays!

Black Star Comedy
Estrella Negra 2346 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60647
Dave Helem
Cody Melcher
Rob Speer
Kaitlyn Grissom
Billy Dean
Nathyn Gibson
Tuesday!

Hoo HA Comedy Presents: EMILY GALATI!
at Hoo HA Comedy
LARA BEITZ hosts
TIMMY BROCHU
PETER-JOHN BYRNES
CJ TOLEDANO
TANESHIA RICEJAMIE LOFTUS
NIGEL NG
EMILY GALATI
Tuesday!

The Three Cees
at The Celtic Crown - 4301 N. Western Ave.
This Brand new showcase, produced by Junior Stopka, Andre Halter and Maggie Ednie is looking to shake up the scene. Stopka, fresh off his comedy central debut, is an absurdest, dark, comedy monster and Ednie and Halter are probably the most underrated comics around. Downstairs in the Kilkenny room
Featuring:
CHRIS DAMEN
NATALIE JOS
BILL CRUZ
Doors @ 8pm - Show @ 9pm
$2 Cover + Drink Specials - Comedians FREE!
Tuesday!

Hoo HA Comedy Presents: EMILY GALATI!
at Hoo HA Comedy
LARA BEITZ hosts
TIMMY BROCHU
PETER-JOHN BYRNES
CJ TOLEDANO
TANESHIA RICE
JAMIE LOFTUS
NIGEL NG
EMILY GALATI
Tuesday!

[The Bracket] Improv Competition- Cheer your favorite team!
at Mullens On Clark - 3527 North Clark
Theatre Momentum presents an Improv competition - [THE BRACKET].
Tuesdays, June 3-July 22. 16 teams enter, one team leaves! A $500 prize awaits the winning improv team. Audience vote determines the winner, so cheer on your favorite team!
8 PM. Tickets are $10 at the door.
Starts Tuesday!

Entertainment Chicago LIVE!!!!
at Hungry Brain
Hosted By: Collin Bullock
Headliner: Danny "The Pride of ElmWood Park" KALLAS
LINEUP:
Darius Kennedy
Janine Phan
Josh Johnson
Bobby Hill
Elizabeth O'Neill
Allson Dunne
Mark Glatt
Tuesday!

Pilsen Stand Up! Presents Joey Villagomez
at Martin's Corner
Joey Villagomez
Abi Sanchez
Harold Pierre
Alexander Velazquez.
$10 suggested donation
$4 Pints of Modelo Especial
Wednesday - 8:00pm

The Cupcake Comedy Cabaret
at The Gallery Cabaret
Cupcakes + Comedy!
Dan Allenderwest
Natasha Samreny
Mark N Glatt
C.J. Toledano
Zach Peterson
Thursday!

Comedy Sandwich: Silvie's
at Silvie's Lounge
Sydney Adeniyi
Dave Getzoff
Johnny Cuevas
Kate Cullan
Andy Boyle
Mark Nabong
Danny Schill
Thursday!

Just Dickin' Around @ Hydrate
at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago
Reena Calm
Kate Cullan
Marla Depew
Amy Eisenberg
Tamale
Krista Atkinson
Thursday!

Seven Minutes In Purgatory 2
at Upstairs Gallery
Concept show has comics preform sets alone in a room with the audience watching via live stream in another room.
Stand-up from:
Adam Burke
Stephanie Hasz
Jeff Steinbrunner
Tim Barnes
Nick Rouley
Alex Kumin
J. Michael Osborne
Saturday!

Laughing Insanity SUMMER SALUTE
at Laugh Factory Chicago
Featuring:
J.r. Bang 
Jay Washington Comedy
Frank Nielsen
Comedian El Jay
Aarona Lopez
Gwen La Roka
Frank Townsend
Doors open at 7pm for VIP seating
730pm general admission
Sunday!