Monday, March 23, 2015

Whats Popping...

OK, lets not beat around the bush. It's almost April and it's f**king snowing - and yeah that sucks since most of us are completely over this winter shit. But... this is exactly what makes us tougher then most right? Chicagoan's make the most of a bad winter like no other. That said, check out what's popping in the Chicago comedy scene this week.

at Zanies - 1548 North Wells St.
Chicago's own powerhouse comedian - as seen on Comedy Central, The Tonight Show & The Late Show with David Letterman. This is a real treat for Chicago comedy fans and a rare opportunity to catch Palascak, who is legitimate a Chicago comedy monster. Catch him at Zanies before he goes back on tour.Tuesday - Sunday!

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
Every Monday!

100 Proof Comedy
at The Comedy Sportz Theatre - 929 W Belmont Ave, Chicago Il.
Weekly Monday showcase at a legendary comedy venue. Puts together a great show.

Hoo HA Comedy starring RICKY GONZALEZ!!
at Rockit Burger Bar - 3700 N Clark
Check this line up:
Meredith Kachel (Hoo HA Comedy, Impress These Apes) hosts:
Paul Farahvar (Laugh Factory, Singles ONLY!)
Kolin Bohannon ( Belushi's Comedy Bar, BEEF)
Nathan Simmons ( Chicago Underground Comedy)
Reena Calm ( Hoo HA Comedy, Laugh Factory, 100 Proof Comedy)
Ricky Gonzalez - Headliner
Tuesday at 8:00PM

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!

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

Ricky Gonzalez - Host
Thomas Brady
Jeanie Doogan
Jason Hillman
Mike Lebovitz
Frank Townsend
Joe Kilgallon
Doors at 8PM - Show at 9:00PM

The Blind Bet
at The Pony Inn - 1638 W Belmont Ave
Stupid fun showcase smack dab in Lakeview...
Wednesday at 9PM!
Adam Guerino
Marla Depew
Dina Nina Martinez
Rachel McCartney
Krista Atkinson.
Wednesday at 9:00PM
Miles Hendrix
Kristen Lundberg
Brandon Kieffer
David Rader
Rebecca V. O'Neal - Headliner
Thursday at 8:00PM
6920 N Glenwood Ave
Wednesday at 9PM
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.

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!

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!

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

Hush Hush Comedy
at Fischman Liquors & Tavern
Ali Clayton (Hoo-Ha Comedy)
Reena Calm (Hoo-Ha Comedy)
Bobby Hill (Two & A Half Black Men)
Mike Maxwell (Red Eye & WGN 720-AM)
Erik Edmunds (Toucvhvision)
Friday at 8:30PM

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

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.

Stand Up for Chicago
5215 W. Chicago Ave.
A night of stand-up comedy to raise money for Chuy Garcia and Tara Stamps.
Candidate for Mayor
Kristin Ryan hosts
Rebecca V. O'Neal
Charlie Vergos
Erica Nicole Clark
Martin Morrow
Amy Shanker
Saturday at 7:00PM