Courting Comedy

Apr 17

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Apr 16

Moshe Kasher (Native) @ Whiplash Comedy/UCB Theater by Mindy Tucker. 

Moshe Kasher (Native) @ Whiplash Comedy/UCB Theater by Mindy Tucker. 

The Rundown Wednesday April 16 2014 -

mattgubser:

The Rundown Wednesday April 16 2014

All your #SanFrancisco #BayArea #standup #comedy #shows & #openmics.

News

The Business celebrates its 5 year anniversary and welcomes back founding member Chris Garcia as tonight’s headliner.

Shows

San Francisco 

Danny Dechi & Friends! @ Bazaar Café 5927 California St (Richmond) 7:00 FREE!
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New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00 $5
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The Business: The Wood Edition- Five Year Anniversary! Headliner Chris Garcia (WATCH CLIP) @ The Dark Room 2263 Mission St (Mission) 8:00 $7.00
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Comikaze Lounge Headliner Trevor Hill (WATCH CLIP) @ The Royale 800 Post st (Tenderloin) 8:00 FREE!
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Real Live Comedians! @ Stage Werx 446 Valencia St (Mission) 8:00 $10
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High Dudgeon vs. Vampire’s Kiss @ Cynic Cave 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 8:00 $10
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Back Alley Comedy at The Blue Light Headliner Brendan Lynch (TWITTER) @ 1979 Union St (Marina) 8:00 FREE!
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Cellar Dwellers @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 8:15 $5
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Hella Hustle Showcase @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom (SoMa) 8:30 FREE
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The Later Show @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 10:00 $5
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Clinton Jackson (WATCH CLIP) @ The Punchline 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 (2 item min)

East Bay 

Comedy at Kip’s @ 2439 Durant St Berkeley 8:00 FREE!
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Comedy at Kirby’s 42312 Fremont Blvd Fremont 8:00 FREE!
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Penelope Comedy Showcase @ Penelope Bar & Lounge 1120 Clay St Oakland 8:00 FREE!
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Wednesday Night Comedy Headliner Kirk McHenry (WATCH CLIP) @ Masses 2721 North Main Street Walnut Creek 9:00 FREE
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Colors of Comedy Presents Made for TV Laughs @ E One Entertainment 200 Hegenberger Rd Oakland 8:00 $5 (2 item min)
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Victor Perez & Friends @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10 (2 item min)

Peninsula

Boomer Humor Series Headliner Richard Stockton (WATCH CLIP) Angelica’s Bistro 863 Main Street Redwood City 8:00 $10 online/$15 door ($10 min) 
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Above the Underground @ Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 9:30 FREE

South Bay

Station 55 Headliner Steven Pearl (WATCH CLIP) @ 55 5th St Gilroy 8:00 FREE!
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Comedy Cooperative Headliner Butch Escobar (WATCH CLIP) @ The Art Bar & Café at The Tannery 1060 River St #112 Santa Cruz 8:30 FREE!
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New Talent Comedy Competition Semi-Final Round @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $10 (2 item min)
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The Funny Enough Comedy Tour Headliner Butch Escobar (WATCH CLIP) @ San Jose Improv 62 South 2nd St 8:00 $12 (2 item min)

Open Mics

San Francisco

Wednesday Hump Nite Open Mic Comedy @ SF Eagle 398 12th St (SoMa) 5:30 sign-up/6:00-9:00
Rick Fletcher
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The Honey Hive Wide Open Mic @ The Honey Hive Gallery 4117 Judah St (Outer Sunset) 6:30 sign-up/7:00 $5
J-Scribe the Journeyman
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Hella Hustle Open Mic @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom (SoMa) 6:30 sign-up/7:00-8:30
Anthony Medina & Story Moyd
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Smack Dab Open Mic Featuring Blair Hansen (mixed) @ Magnet 4122 18th St (Castro) 7:30 sign-up/8:00
Larry-bob Roberts & Dana Hopkins
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Pizza Mic @ Pizza Joint 2943 Mission St (Mission) 8:00 sign-up 9:00-2:00 5+ minutes
Anthony Sandoval
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Open Mic @ The Showdown 10 6th St (SoMa) 8:30 sign-up/9:00
Brandon Stokes

East Bay

Speak Up (mixed) @ Air Ultra Lounge 492 9th St Oakland 7:00 sign-up/8:30-10:00
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Penelope Comedy Open Mic @ Penelope Bar & Lounge 1120 Clay St Oakland 7:30 sign-up/9:00 start (after showcase) Three minutes
Juan Johnny Kobra Navarro
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Pensinsula

Sodini’s @727 El Camino Real Redwood City 8:30/9:00
Pete Munoz
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Above the Underground @Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 10:30/11:00
Paul Brumbaugh & Chunk Bonfiglio

South Bay

Miss Julia’s Open Mic (mixed/clean) @ Studio Sharise 552 S Bascom Ave San Jose 6:00 sign-up/6:30-8:30
Sylvia Vo
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We Create Wednesday (mixed) @ I Jave Café 387 Delmas Ave San Jose 6:30
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Comedy Night @ The Mediterranean 265 Center Ave Aptos 8:00 
George Kane
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Comedy Caravan @ Caravan Lounge 98 S Almaden Ave San Jose 9:00
Ato Diaba Walker
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Studio 222 Presents Open Mic Night! (mixed) @ Longhouse Restaurant @ 8195 Monterey St Gilroy 9:30/10:30

North Bay

Beatdown Open Mic @ Spancky’s 8201 Old Redwood Hwy Cotati 8:30 sign-up/9:30
El Marco Antonio Alvarez

Upcoming 

4/20 Sitcom Workshop
5/2 Colin Quinn @ Rio Theatre Santa Cruz
5/8 Demetri Martin at UC Berkeley
5/17 Paula Poundstone @ Osher Marin JCC
5/18 Adam Carolla @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
5/31 Dana Carvey @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
6/7 Lisa Lampanelli @ The Warfield San Francisco
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See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
Email matt@mattgubser.com.

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Haters Only. Often Imitated, Never Replicated. (via marcellacomedy)

Haters Only. Often Imitated, Never Replicated. (via marcellacomedy)

meganpicturetaker:

Chris, Chris, and KarlPhotographed for Loud Village Comedy NightBest Fish TacoLos Feliz, Los Angeles, CaliforniaApril 1, 2014
This one might be my new favorite photo from Best Fish.

meganpicturetaker:

Chris, Chris, and Karl
Photographed for Loud Village Comedy Night
Best Fish Taco
Los Feliz, Los Angeles, California
April 1, 2014

This one might be my new favorite photo from Best Fish.

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