Monday, August 17, 2015

What's Popping!

YO! I know it's been a minute but we are back on the comedy train. So many high quality shows are happening in the Chicago comedy scene this week. All events listed are recommended but the Farewell Show for Mike Lebovitz should be definitely be on your radar. Check out what's popping this week!

Best Night Ever
at GMan Tavern - 3740 N. Clark St.
Today at 8:00PM
Mike Bobrinskoy hosts...
Dave Losso
Saurin Choksi (NYC)
Kate Willett (SF)
Charlie Bury
Mike Lebovitz
$4 Drafts
Today at 8:00PM

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! - 8PM

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.
773-549-8080

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...
FREE SHOW - What!?
Every Monday
8PM!

The Female Funnies (Zanies)
Great lineup of all female comedians.
Every 3rd Mondays
1548 North Wells St.
312-337-4027

Snack Attack Presents Kristen Toomey and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups!
at The Elbo Room - 2871 N Lincoln Ave
Rudy Schultz
Reena Calm
Bill Gevirtz!
Tim McLaughlin
Nate Burrows!
Kristen Toomey!
Tuesday at 8:00PM
at The Comedy Bar - 500 N LaSalle St
Tuesday at 8:00PM

Chicago Underground Comedy
@The Beat Kitchen, 
2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
Doors @ 9:00
Show @ 9:30PM
$5 Cover
Tuesday!

at The Bar Celona - 3474 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60657
Each week, the city’s best comics are given 90 minutes prior to showtime to craft a brand new set based around a common theme!
8:45 showtime.
Free!

Pilsen Stand Up August Edition
at Simone's
Soli Santos
Peter Kim
Erica Nicole Clark
Sydney Adeniyi
Abi Sanchez
Headliner: Martin Morrow
Hosted by: Jaime De Leon
Wednesday at 7:30PM

Drunk Science w/Sean Flannery
at The Comedy Bar
500 N LaSalle St
Comedy show about the science of your brain when you drink...
Hosted by Chicago comedy monster Sean Flannery
Wednesday 8PM

at Richmonds Sports Bar
2944 W. Grand Ave
An interruption comedy showcase with 2 smartass heckling puppets...
Ju Lee Anna
Lisa Peters
Mike Wiley
Comics
Ashley Huck
Caitlin Checkeroski
David Philips
Zach Peterson
Casey Larwood
Mandee Schwartz
More info www.puppetpartychicago.weebly.com
Wednesday at 8:00PM

at The Pony Inn
SUPER LINEUP:
David Drake
Kate Willett
Jonah Jurkens
Matty Ryan
Saurin Choksi
Marty DeRosa
Calvin Evans
Wednesday at 9:00PM

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!
at The Comedy Bar
August 20 - August 22
at Stand Up Stand Up
Thursday at 9:00PM

at Timothy O'Toole's Pub - 622 N Fairbanks Ct
Founding Comedians You Should Know producer and Chicago comedy vet Mike Lebovitz is moving to NYC to seek fortune and fame and CYSK is producing a send-off show in his honor. It will be Mike's final stand-up performance and will feature a who's-who of the Chicago comedy scene. Lebo will host and close it out and do a bunch of time in between.
Friday, August 21st
Tix: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2168
$10 online/$15 door


Never Have I Ever
Saturday at 7:00pm
at The Silver Room

Saturday at 8:00PM - At North
Henry Phillips (Comedy Central, Jimmy Kimmel) 
Live Stand Up Comedy
with special guests!
Jeff Arcuri
T.J. Chambers
Dale McPeek
DOORS: 6:00 PM SHOW: 8:00 PM —- 21+
Tickets: $12 In Advance / $15 At The Door
at the High-Hat Club
Saturday at 8:00PM

Sunday Comedy Night
Henry's Chicago
18 W. Hubbard (downstairs)
A weekly Sunday showcase of Chicago's finest comedians
Doors @ 7PM
Show @ 8PM
NO COVER
Industry Night = 50% OFF Drinks
Sundays!

James Allen Kamp
Editor