Monday, March 16, 2015

What's Popping

Bam! Check out what's popping in the Chicago comedy scene this week,..

Snack Attack Presents Jeff Scheen and Chocolate Covered Pretzels!
at The Elbo Room
Jeff Scheen (Fox TV, Bridgetown Comedy Festival) headlines this rowdy showcase where they give away delicious snacks. Nothing says comedy like chocolate covered pretzels and drink specials like $3 PBR Tallboys, $5 PBR with a whiskey shot, and $2 dice shots
+ Free chocolate covered pretzels!
Bill Gevirtz - Host
Grace Lusk
Rudy Schultz
Dan Sheehan
Nicky Martin
Jeff Scheen - Headliner!
Today at 8:00PM

Set to Scene presents: LEBO!
at iO Chicago
It's Improvised stand-up comedy! 
Comedians perform one of a kind material based on improvised "off the cuff" set lists.
This Week's performers:
Tyson Karrasch
Nicholas Rouley
Kristen Toomey (Hoo Ha Comedy, Cool Mom)
Mike Lebovitz - Headliner
Tonight - 8PM

at Zanies - 1548 North Wells St.
A ladies night of laughs, hosted by Chicago's Latin Diva of Comedy: Patti Vasquez!
Tonight @ 9PM!

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!?
Tonight! - 8PM!

Black Star Comedy: March 2015 Edition
at Estrella Negra
2346 W. Fullerton
Solid monthly comedy show at yummy Vegan/vegetarian restaurant...
Nathyn Gibson
Bob Keen
Lanie Lenertz
Charlie Rohrer
Alexandra Tsarpalas
Hosted by Tyler Jackson
Tuesday at 7:00PM!

The Tuesday Ten Showcase!
@ Zanies Rosemont - 5437 Park Place - Rosemont Il.
Haven't been to Zanies Rosemont yet? Tuesday is a great night to do it.
TEN of Chicago's rising stars hit the stage.
DRINK SPECIALS - $3 off all Signature Martinis and $2 off Bud & Bud Light Bottles!
Tuesday 8PM

at Refuge Chicago - 416 S Clark
Hosted by Comedian T Murph and Jeff Gibbs
Solid lineups.
Drink Specials + Great birthday packages!
Tuesdays - 8PM!

Just For Laughs Auditions at Jokes and Notes
at Jokes & Notes - 4641 S King Dr
Wednesday: Marvin "M Dubbs" Phipps host the Just For Laughs auditions. 
10 hand picked comics hit the stage for a night of laughs. 
Doors open at 8PM. 
Entry $5 w/ 2 Drink min before 8:30PM.

@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
Doors @ 9:00$5 Cover - 9:30PM

Comedians You Should Know @ Timothy O'Toole's Pub
at Timothy O'Toole's Pub - 622 N Fairbanks Ct, Chicago, Illinois 60611
Show starts at 9 PM - (Doors at 8)

Pilsen Stand Up !
at Simone's Bar - 960 W 18th St.
Pilsen Stand Up has got new home, and a new cast ! 
Don't miss the inaugural show at Simone's Bar.
Jaime de Leon - Host
Abi Sanchez (Laugh Factory)
Tristan Triptow (Laugh Factory)
Sydney Adeniyi (Zanies)
Joey Villagomez (HBO Latino)
DJ Pablo Serrano will bring the beats.
No cover!
Doors Open: 7PM - Showtime 8PM

The Blind Bet presents: ADAM BURKE!
at The Pony Inn - 1638 W Belmont Ave
Stupid fun showcase smack dab in Lakeview...
David Drake (Host)
Kristin Clifford (Lincoln Lodge, Performance Anxiety)
Tommy McNamara ( Oddball Festival, Lincoln Lodge)
Jeff Steinbrunner (CYSK, Parlour Car)
Tyson Karrasch (Asshole)
Adam Burke (Chicago Underground, Parlour Car)
Wednesday at 9PM!

Laughs In The Lounge: March Showcase!
at Rogers Park Social
6920 N Glenwood Ave
Wednesday at 9PM

The Blind Bet Show
at the Pony Inn - 1638 W. Belmont
One of the best Showcases in Chicago.
Top notch comics + great crowds...

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

THE TEN @ The Store 3/19
at The Store
Brian Doby, 
Kris Flanagan, 
Faizan Hussain, 
Kevin Kellam, 
Catherine Povs Povinelli, 
Melissa Richelle,
Brad Rickert,
David Sartoris 
Erin Vogel
Kahlil Wilson!
Thursday at 9PM!

at Stand Up Stand Up - 1540 N Milwaukee Ave
Doors at 8:30- Show at 9.
FREE PIZZA with any drink purchase!
$5 - Thursday at 9:00PM!

Taneshia Rice and Dave Helem Co-Headline Jokes and Notes Weekend!
at Jokes and Notes
4641 S King Dr
March 20 - March 21
Rice & Helem have been blazing a path in the Chicago comedy scene and are posed to blow up nationally as well. Really good to see them Co-headline J&N together.
Two shows each night at 8 and 10PM. Hosted by the hilarious Tony Sculfield.

Thursday night is singles night, only at Laugh Factory Chicago!
A comedy show for singles by singles! Host Paul Farahvar and Chicago's most hilarious stand-up comics will take the stage to share their often-embarrassing and always- funny stories of the dating world. Audience members will have a chance to win up to $200 in Laugh Factory tickets + free for sharing dating horror stories... Stick around after the show for a singles mixer!
Thursday at 10PM!

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

Desperate Collectors Business Time Professional Networking Party
at Bric A Brac Record
Come in business attire and get free beer!
Saturday at 6:00PM
Ashley Huck
J. Michael Osborne
Justin Golak
Danny Kallas
+ Special Guests!
Saturday at 6:00PM

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

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!
2011 W. North Ave. (WICKER PARK)
Every Friday!

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

Looks crazy as hell...
Saturday at 2PM

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.
(773) 327-3175
Saturday - 10PM!!

Every Saturday! 7PM
At the Gallery Cabaret
2020 N. Oakley Ave, Chicago Il.