Monday, October 5, 2015

What's Popping

It's another great week of outstanding comedy shows in the Chicago scene which is jumping with hot lineups from national headliners like Dave Attell to local favorites like Russ Williamson. Not only that, but the usual suspects of outstanding indie shows are happening all over town as well. Check out what's popping.

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.
Cody Melcher - Host
Jerry Tran
Kaitlyn Grissom
Dave Metz
Duane Jason Deering
Molly Fite
Sonia Denis
Jacob Williams - Headliner (MTV2)

Sadsacks and Wisecracks
at High-Hat Club - 1920 W Irving Park, Chicago, IL.
Maggie Ednie, 
Kevin Brody, 
Molly Fite, 
Ahamed Weinberg, 
Mike Wiley
Amy Shanker - Headliner!
FREE SHOW - What!?
Monday - 8PM!

Michael Issac and Calvin Evans
at Zanies!!
1548 North Wells St.
Monday! 8:30PM

Best Night Ever
at GMan Tavern - 3740 N Clark St
Sam McHale - Host
Ahamed Weinberg
Grace Lusk
Mike Timlin
Nate Burrows
Cameron Gillette
Reena Calm
Ross Kelly
8PM doors, 8:30PM show
$4 Drafts

Weekly stand up comedy and trivia showcase running every Tuesday from 9/15-12/1
at Diversey River Bowl 2211 West Diversey Pkwy, Chicago.
Doors open at 7, Show starts at 8PM
Food and Drink Specials are: $20 Large Pizza with 1 pitcher domestic beer; $3 PBR’s, and $15.50 pitcher of Blue Moon.
Producer and Host: Mona Aburmishan
No Cover!

Chicago Underground Comedy
@The Beat Kitchen, - 2100 W. Belmont, Chicago
Kyle Scanlan
Todd Thomas
Deanna Ortiz
Josh Ballew
Mikey Manker
and Natalie Jose
Doors @ 9:00 - Show @ 9:30PM
$5 Cover

Secrets, Lies & Alibis OCTOBER
at The Elbo Room - 2871 N Lincoln Ave
Variety comedy show inspired by audience secrets! 
Featuring Chicago's best stand-up and sketch comedy.  
Reena Calm
Jacob Williams
Martin Morrow
Jay Washington
Matt Griffo
Elbo Room
Doors at 8pm, show at 8:30pm
$3 suggested donation at the door
Tomorrow at 8:00PM

622 N. Fairbanks Ct. Chicago Il.
Every Wednesday at 9:00 PM.
$10 Cover @ door - $5 Online!

The Blind Bet Show
at the Pony Inn
"A stand up comedy show with no intention of revealing the headliner"
9pm at The Pony Inn - 1638 W. Belmont

Stand Up Stand Up
Every Thursday @ 9pm
The Crocodile
1540 N Milwaukee Ave
$5 at Door - $3 ONLINE

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

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

500 N LaSalle Street, Chicago IL.
Winner of Best Comedy in the Montreal Fringe Festival, Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Just For Laughs Festival, and finalist at the San Francisco Comedy Competition - Derick is a real comedy powerhouse. This is a great opportunity to catch him in a great Chicago venue Recommended.
(312) 836-0499
Thur - Sat

Russ Williamson at Zanies
New Jersey native Russ Williamson is a big Chicago favorite that works with comedy's biggest names. You can currently see him in the new NBC show "Chicago Fire" and rooms all around town.
Tues through Sunday
1548 North Wells St.

Dave Attell at Up Comedy Club
Comedy monster Dave Attell comes to Chicago for three nights only!
Highly recommended.
Natalie Jose - Host
Danny Kallas - Feature
230 W. North Ave, 3rd Floor, Chicago
(312) 337-3992
Thurs - Sat

The Lincoln Lodge
Chicago's longest running showcase.
2011 W. North Ave.
Every Friday!

The Blackout Diaries
At The High Hat Club - 1920 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, IL 4008
Comics + Real People tell true drinking stories
Every Saturday! 8PM!

Sunday Comedy Night
Henry's Chicago
Weekly Sunday showcase of Chicago's finest comedians
18 W. Hubbard (Downstairs at Henry's)
1 Block from Grand Redline stop
Doors @ 7:30PM
Show @ 8PM
Industry Night = 50% OFF Drinks