Monday, January 26, 2015

What's Popping!

Bam! Winter is half over and were back with "What's Popping" in the Chicago comedy scene. First off, if your free tonight, be sure to check out the COMEDY CENTRAL'S HOUSE PARTY SHOWCASE! @ The Up Comedy Club. The shows completly swollen with talent, a real stacked lineup with some of Chicago's best powerhouse comics. Only $10.

Also recommended this week is Set to Scene, Josh Sneed @ Zanies, Chicago Underground ComedyThe Nasty Show @ The Laugh Factory and The Blind Bet Show - just to name a few. So get out there and partake in some fresh, organic, locally sourced and drug free (maybe..) Chicago comedy!

COMEDY CENTRAL'S ADAM DEVINE'S 
HOUSE PARTY SHOWCASE!
@ The Up Comedy Club
Featuring Chicago's best up and coming comedians audition for the pop
Scheduled To Appear: 
Mike Lebovitz
Chris Condren
Martin Morrow
Stephanie Hasz
Tom Brady
The Puterbaugh Sisters
Derek Smith
Michael Issac
Katie McVay
Danny Kallas
Chris Bader
Emily Galati, 
Sammy Arechar
Adam Burke
Brian Babylon.
TONIGHT!

Set to Scene
at iO Chicago - 1501 N. Kingsbury St
Improvised stand up sets at the world famous iO theater
Hosted by Tyson Karrasch
& Nicholas Rouley
LINEUP:
Steven King
Dave Helem
Junior Stopka
Tonight at 8:00PM
& Every Monday!

100 Proof Comedy
at The Comedy Sportz Theatre - 929 W Belmont Ave, Chicago Il.
Weekly Monday showcase at a great comedy venue!
Lineup:
Sherman Edwards, 
Cody Melcher
Mark Toland
Grace Lusk
+ MORE!
8PM!
Tonight!

Sadsacks and Wisecracks
at High-Hat Club - 1920 W Irving Park, Chicago, IL.
Great new showcase that has been putting together some real killer lineups...
ONLY $5 - What!?
Every Monday
8PM!

Dobie Maxwell @ Zanies
A Chicago favorite headlines @ Zanies
Tonight only!
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

Chicago Underground Comedy
PRESENTS: COMEDY SECRETS
@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
LINEUP:
Storytellers:
Kristin Clifford
Sammy Arechar
Jeff Hansen
Panel:
Chad Briggs
Goodrich Gevaart
FREE SHOW!!!
Doors @ 9:00
Seating is provided on a first come-first serve basis SO make sure you're there early for a chair!
$5 Cover - 9:30PM
Tuesday!

Hoo HA Comedy
at Rockit Burger Bar - 3700 N Clark
Popular all female comedy collective that books the best comics around.
Drink & Food specials!
Every Tuesday! 8:30PM!

NEW MATERIAL NIGHT with Chris Bader.
at Laugh Factory Chicago
Chicagos best stand up comics try out new material...
Every week, Chicago's best stand up comedians, as well as comics from around the country, come to showcase their new material at Laugh Factory Chicago. Stand up comedy is an ever-evolving art form and comedians work for years to perfect a joke. The process is funnier than the result. New Material Night is hosted by Chicago's own Chris Bader... 
Tuesdays!!

622 N. Fairbanks Ct. Chicago Il.
Mike Lebovitz hosts 
Dan Friesen
Mikey Manker
Martin Morrow
Pat Tomasulo
Dwayne Kennedy! 
$5 ONLINE
Wednesday - 9:00 PM!

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

The Blind Bet Show
at the Pony Inn
1638 W. Belmont
Lineup:
Jonah Jurkens - Host
Sammy Arechar
Matt Chiaramonte
Chris Redd
Jeff Scheen
Matty Ryan
Calvin Evans
WEDNESDAY - 9PM

Surprise Party
at Lilly's Bar
2515 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614
"Recommended" - The Chicago Reader
Featuring Chicago’s favorite comedians, some performing straight stand-up and others who have been given challenges designed to promote a fun night of comedic risk-taking.
FREE
Wednesdays at 8:00PM

This Week's Show
Downstairs at Bar Celona
3474 N Clark, Chicago
every Thursday at 8:30 pm
No cover, $5 pitchers!
THURSDAY!

ISYN Producers Sanchez & LaMonte
"I SHIT YOU NOT!" at The Logan Theatre
Story about shitting on yourself from the best comedians & story tellers around.
An evening of "stories not for the faint of fart" 
Featuring "amazing" tales from:
Dean Carlson,
Claire Swanson, 
Danny Maupin, 
Sonia Denis
Abby Stassen 
Sean Flannery!
THURSDAY at 8:00PM!

Parlour Car
A stand up Comedy show
Every Thursday, 8PM, FREE!
Bar Deville
701 N. Damen
THURSDAY!

Josh Sneed (Comedy Central and Sirius/XM Radio)
Headlines @ Zanies all Week Long!
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027
ALL WEEK!

Kick Punch Stand Up!
FREE & BYOB
Alt stand-up show performed at independent comic book store in Logan square.
Great lineups!
Did we say it was Totally Free & BYOB!
Fridays at 8PM!

The Lincoln Lodge
Chicago's longest running showcase!
GREAT LINEUPS!
2011 W. North Ave. (WICKER PARK)
Every Friday!

Proxy Morons
at Blokes and Birds - 3343 Clark St. Chicago Il.
Every FRIDAY
FREE 
Show - 7PM!
Stick around after the show for karaoke party with DJ Kev Rokken
FRIDAY

The Nasty Show @ The Chicago Laugh Factory
3175 N Broadway St, Chicago, IL
Looking for comedy show that feels more like a house party then a Comedy club?
Then this is the show for you. packed houses, crazy crowds, top shelf comics...
The nasty show has been on FIRE lately.
Recommended
(773) 327-3175
Saturday - 10PM!!

Jokes and Notes
LENGENDARY COMEDY CLUB
Comedy Wed - Sun!
4641 S King Dr, Chicago, IL
(773) 373-3390

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
2020 N. Oakley Ave, Chicago Il.