Monday, October 27, 2014

What's Popping!

Punchline panic @ Zanies - Tonight!
As usual, there are some solid Chicago comedy events happening this week. Shows like the Laugh Factory's Halloween Show, the Punchline panic at Zanies, and The Blind Bet Show are all recommended highly. This is of course just a small sample of what's happening. Check out our club/show  page for a more complete listing of Chicago comedy options. Here's what's popping this week...

at Zanies
1548 North Wells St.
Each month, 8 of Chicago's best comedians receive 90 minutes to write and perform brand new material based around a common theme.
September Lineup:
Brian Babylon
Brian Aldridge
The Puterbaugh Sisterz
Sydney Adenyii
James Vickery
Adam Grabowski
Kyle Scanlan
David Drake
Hosted by Emily Galati and Nate Weatherup

929 W Belmont Ave, Chicago Il.
Weekly Monday showcase at a
Legendary comedy venue!
Featuring:
The Puterbaugh Sisters
Kevin Pomeroy
Shane Torres
Josh Cocks
Bill Bullock
Marla Depew
+ MORE!
Tonight - 8PM!

KRISTEN TOOMEY
JEFF STEINBRUNNER
CANDY LAWRENCE
UP Comedy Club
JO FELDMAN & MIKE MARUNOWSKI
SARAH SHOOK
The musical stylings of: JAMIE BREW
PLUS: BRIAN WILKIE
Cover is $5
Tonight! 8:00pm

at the Fizz Bar and Grill (Lincoln&Belmont)  
Sign up @ 9:30PM
Starts @ 10PM
Hosted by Collin A. Bullock & Janine Phan
Drink Specials a plenty.
NEW MIC
TUESDAY!

Chicago Underground Comedy
Every Tuesday
One of the best showcases in town.
@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
$5 Cover
TUESDAY!

Drink up, Fall Down, Stand up
at Whiskey Trust Tavern and Distillery
BRAND NEW SHOW!
David Drake
Aaron Sutherland
Brandi Denise
Darius Kennedy
Chris Condren
Hosted by Bob Keen.
Tomorrow at 9:00PM!

OPEN MIC in Lincoln Park!
2423 N Clark Street
8:30 PM List - 9PM Start
$5 Taco Dinners
$5 Imports & Margaritas
TUESDAY!

The Blind Bet Show
at the Pony Inn - 1638 W. Belmont
A stand up comedy show with no intention of revealing the headliner"
David Drake - Host
Jonah Jurkins
Chris Redd
Ian Abramson
Amy Shanker
Marty DeRosa - Headliner!
WEDNESDAY! - 9PM

622 N. Fairbanks Ct. Chicago Il.
Every Wednesday at 9:00 PM.
$10 Cover @ door - $5 Online!

The Social Take Over!
@ Laugh Factory Chicago.
Comedians take over audience member social media accounts.
Hilarity ensues.
Wednesdays!

TWO & A HALF BLACK MEN
at GRANDBAR - 1600 W Grand Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60622
Lineup:
Jay Washington - Host
Bobby Hill
Xavier Lamont
Wednesday at 8:00PM
"I SHIT YOU NOT!" at The Logan Theatre
at The Logan Theatre
An evening of "stories not for the faint of fart" 
Hosted by Michael Sanchez and Monte LaMonte  
Featuring:
Tommy McNamara, 
Chad Allen
Dana Norris
Matt Riggs
Shannon Noll 
LeeAnn Yops!
$5 admission (or free with bar or concession purchase)
Thursday @ 8:00PM!

Just Dickin' Around has been together for one year!
Come celebrate while helping raise funds for the Howard Brown Health Center
$5 suggested donation/give what you can!
Lineup:
Kristin Clifford
Kelsie Huff
Alicia Molina
Puterbaugh Sisterz
Musical Guest Sayjal Joshi
Gwen La Roka - Host
Complimentary catered cuisine!
Drink specials!
Thursday at 8:30pm

Parlour Car
@ Bar Deville
701 N. Damen
Every Thursday, 8PM, FREE!

The Laugh Factory Halloween Show
@ The Chicago Laugh Factory
Damn, the world famous laugh factory is pulling out all the stops for an amzing holloween show.
The Lineup is stacked!
Chris Redd
Amy Shanker
Xavier Lamont
Chris Bader
Sean White
Dan Friesen
Reena Calm
Pablo Rodriguez
Chris Bader
Matt Chiaramonte
Sam Norton
CJ Sullivan
Friday! 8PM & 10PM!

The Lincoln Lodge
Chicago's longest running showcase.
2011 W. North Ave.
Every Friday!

Wiggle Room
Burlesque and stand-up comedy!
at The Everleigh Social Club
939 W Randolph, Chicago IL.
Every Friday - 10PM!

The Blackout Diaries
At The High Hat Club - 1920 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 4008
Comics + Real People tell true drinking stories
Recommended!
Every Saturday! 8PM!

The Two Hour Comedy Hour
Every Saturday! 7PM
At the Gallery Cabaret