Monday, February 2, 2015

What's Popping!

Damn... This is what I get for saying winter was half over last week... We got dumped on people. So much for the "good winter". Apparently Sunday's blizzard ranks among Chicago's top ten of all time. You know what else ranks high this week? Chicago's comedy scene (best sequeway ever). Recommended this week is Michael Issac @ ZaniesAwkward Hugs With Beautiful WomenComedians You Should KnowThe Kates on Broadway!Congrats on Your Success and The Nasty Show just to name a few. Shake off that snow dust and check out what's popping this week.

100 Proof Comedy
at The Comedy Sportz Theatre - 929 W Belmont Ave, Chicago Il.
Weekly Monday showcase at a great comedy venue!
Lineup:
Alex Kumin Headline! 
Featuring 
Charlie Rohrer
Sarah Shockey
Dan Sheehan
+ MORE
Tonight - 8PM!

Set to Scene
at iO Chicago - 1501 N. Kingsbury St
Improvised stand up sets!
Hosted by Tyson Karrasch
& Nicholas Rouley
LINEUP:
Zach Peterson (Arguments and Grievances, loves soup)
Calvin Evans (Zanies, Laugh Factory)
Chad Briggs (Chicago Underground, Older Brother)
Tonight at 8:00PM
& Every Monday!

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!

Michael Issac @ Zanies
Chicago favorite hosts his own special @ Zanies
Featuring:
Nathan Cotter
Nikki Brayden
Calvin Evans
Chris Baugh
& "Famo"
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027
Tonight only!

Best Night Ever! FREE comedy show! [02/02/15]
at GMan Tavern
Today at 8:00PM

Chicago Underground Comedy
@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
LINEUP:
Sydney Davis Jr. - Host
David Drake, 
Dan Drees
Katie McVay
CJ Sullivan
Peter-john Byrnes
Rebecca O'Neal
Doors @ 9:00$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
Chicago's best stand up comedians showcase their new material at the Laugh Factory.
New Material Night is hosted by Chicago's own Chris Bader... 
Tuesdays!!

The Blind Bet Show
at the Pony Inn
1638 W. Belmont
Lineup:
Tyson Karrasch - Host
Jeff Scheen
David Drake
Jeanie Doogan
CJ Sullivan - Headliner!
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

622 N. Fairbanks Ct. Chicago Il.
Lineup: 
Martin Morrow - Host 
Ali Clayton
Jonah Jurkens
Danny Kallas
Sean White
+ V.S.G. (very special guest) 
$5 ONLINE
Wednesday - 9:00 PM!

Ego Trip
at Uncommon Ground
Andy Boyle
Alicia Molina
Caleb Woodley
Charles Belt
Elliot Lerner
Shannon Noll
Tyler Snodgrass
Bill Bullock
Wednesday at 8:00PM

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

The Kates on Broadway!
@ The Laugh Factory Chicago
The Kates, a seven year comedy showcase hosted by Kelsie Huff and featuring the best female stand-ups in Chicago, is making its debut at the Laugh Factory Chicago!!
Featuring 
Kelsie Huff
Amy Sumpter
Reena Calm
Rebecca O'Neal
Kelly Bolton
Elizabeth Gomez
Erica Watson
She's Crafty
Jeanie Doogan
Thursday!

Congrats on Your Success
at Uncharted Books - 2620 N Milwaukee Ave
FREE + BYOB +FREE BEER FROM POWELL BREW HOUSE!!!
Featuring:
Bill Bullock - Host
Odinaka Od Ezeokoli
Charlie Vergos
Danny Felts (in from Portland)
Katie Rose Leon (in from Portland)
Sammy Arechar
Kristen Toomey - Headliner
Thursday at 7:00PM!

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

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

Just Dickin' Around: All-Ladies Open Mic and Showcase!
at Hydrate Nightclub Chicago
Stand-up comic Josh Johnson's one-man show that's all about his awkward dating experiences...
Johnson has been coming up fast in the Chicago scene...
Recommended!
FRIDAY
Friday at 8:00PM

BEEF Pleads the Fifth
3205 N Leavitt St, Chicago, Illinois 60618
Abby Stassen
David Rader
David Philips
Danny Kallas
Saturday at 7:00PM

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.

Tuxedo Cat Comedy
at Inner Town Pub
1935 W Thomas St,
FREE STAND-UP COMEDY SHOWCASE
Sunday at 7:00PM

Laughing Insanity Love & Laughter
Hosted by J.R. Bang and Jay Washington!
FEATURING COMEDIANS
Mickey Housley
Nikki Brayden
Anthony Bonazzo
Glen Martino
Rodney Lumpkins
Doors open at 7PM for VIP seating - 730PM General Admission
Sunday at 8:00PM