Courting Comedy

Sep 25

Hometown Hero Margaret Cho @ Club Deluxe (via Hella Gay Comedy)

Hometown Hero Margaret Cho @ Club Deluxe (via Hella Gay Comedy)

Sep 24

redscott:


Natasha Muse at Lost Weekend Video before The Business, August 25th, 2014.

redscott:

Natasha Muse at Lost Weekend Video before The Business, August 25th, 2014.

Sep 23

The Rundown Tuesday September 23 2014 -

mattgubser:

The Rundown Tuesday September 23 2014

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

News

This Saturday NBC is having an Open Call at Punch Line at 9 AM. First 100 comics will be auditioned and selected comics will perform Sunday night.

Top 5 from Night 1 of the semi-finals of the San Francisco International Comedy Competition:
5 Dan Gabriel (Los Angeles)
4 Lars Callieou (Edmonton)
3 Matt Gubser (Oakland)
2 John McClellan (New York)
1 Kabir Singh (Fremont)
The semi-finals continue tonight with a private show in Walnut Creek.

Tonight’s Top Picks

San Francisco:
Where Eagles Dare
Headliner Mary Van Note (WATCH CLIP), Allison Sciulla , FC Sierra, Kate Willett, & hosts Jeff Anaya, Matt Lieb, Ryan Papazian, & Tim Young the Intern @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00 FREE!

Oakland:
Layover Comedy Night
With Chris Riggins, Gary Anderson, Brandon Stokes, Charles Kelly, Shanti Charan, Christopher John, Dan Guiry, & host Mike Spiegelman @ 1517 Franklin, Oakland (Downtown) 8:30pm/FREE!/Weekly Tue
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Shows

San Francisco

Troubled Comedy Headliner Christopher Conatser @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (Mission) 7:00-9:00/FREE!/Weekly Tue
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Hysteria Headliner Alyssa Westerlund (WATCH CLIP) @ Mercury Café 201 Octavia St (Hayes Valley) 7:00/FREE!/Weekly Tue
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Where Eagles Dare Headliner Mary Van Note (WATCH CLIP) @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00/FREE!/Monthly 4th Tue
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Comedy at The Supper Club Headliner Mateen Stewart (WATCH CLIP) @ The Supperclub 657 Harrison (SoMa) 8:00/$10/Monthly
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Brainwash Showcase @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 8:00/FREE!/Weekly Tu & We
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Harvey’s Funny Tuesdays Headliner Marga Gomez (WATCH CLIP) @ 500 Castro (Castro) 9:00/FREE!/1 item min/Weekly Tue
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The Avengers of Comedy Headliner Dash Kwiatkowski (WATCH CLIP) @ Punch Line 444 Battery St (Financial) 8:00/$15/2 drink min/Monthly

East Bay

Mucho Comedy Headliner John Hoogasian (WATCH CLIP) @ Sinodinos’ Steakhouse 36665 Cedar Blvd Newark 7:30/FREE!
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Speak Easy Open Mic & Showcase featuring Future @ Parliament 811 Washington St Oakland 8:00/$5($3 w student ID)/Weekly Tu
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Layover Comedy Night @ 1517 Franklin, Oakland (Downtown) 8:30pm/FREE!/Weekly Tue
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Ric James & Friends @ Tommy T’s 5204 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30/$10/2 item min/Monthly

South Bay

Branded Funny Comedy Showcase Headliner Maureen Langhan (WATCH CLIP) @ Agave 2270 Monterey Rd San Jose 8:00/$10/2 item min/Weekly Tue

North Bay

Mark Pitta & Friends @ Throckmorton Theater 142 Throckmorton Ave Mill Valley 8:00/$21/Weekly Tue

Open Mics

San Francisco

Hysteria @ Mercury Café 201 Octavia St (Hayes Valley) 6:30 sign-up/female identified performers get preference/no predatory/misogynist material
Kristee Ono, Jessica Sele, Nicole Calasich, & Kate Willett
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OMG Open Mic @ 43 6th St (SoMa) 6:30 sign up/7:00/Weekly Tu
Andrew Roberts
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Brainwash Open Mic @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 6:30 sign-up/7:00-8:00 & 9:30-10:00/Weekly Tue & Wed
Alex Cannon
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Neck of the Woods @ 406 Clement St (Richmond) 7:30-10:00/ sign-up via email danny at dannydechi.com/Weekly Tue
Danny Dechi
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La Rocca’s @ 957 Columbus (Russian Hill) 9:30 sign-up/10:00-2:00/5-7 minutes/Weekly Tue
FC Sierra, Jordan Cerminara, Bryce Benson

East Bay

Oakland’s Queer Open Mic presented by Spectrum Queer Media (mixed/LGBTQI & allies) @ Grand Lake Coffee House 440 Grand Ave Oakland 6:00 sign-up/6:30 start/3-5 minutes/$5 suggested donation/Weekly Tue
Kin Folkz
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Starry Plough Open Mic (mixed) @ 3101 Shattuck Oakland 7:30 sign-up/8:00/Weekly Tue
Joan Pez
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Speak>Speak Easy Open Mic & Showcase @ Parliament 811 Washington St Oakland 8:00/$5 to perform/$3 w student ID/Weekly Tue
Bri Blue
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Blue Candle Tuesdays Featuring Glen Scott (mixed) @ Dorsey’s Locker 5817 Shattuck Ave Oakland 8:00 sign-up/9:00 start/Weekly Tue
Lawrence Terrell DJStyles Taylor

South Bay

Poor House Bistro Open Mic (mixed) @ 91 South Autumn Street San Jose 6:00-9:00/Weekly Tue
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Open Mic at Rosie McCann’s (mixed) @ 1220 Pacific Ave, Santa Cruz 7:45/Weekly Tue
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Caffé Frascati Open Mic (mixed) @ 315 S 1st St San Jose 7:00-11:00/Weeky Tue
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Party Animal Radio Comedy Open Mic @ Bocci’s Cellar 140 Encinal St Santa Cruz 8:30 sign-up/9:-11:00/Weekly Tue
Mikey Gordon & Lucia Carol Tuman

Upcoming

9/24-10/11 39th Annual San Francisco Comedy Competion
9/26 Cheech & Chong Santa Rosa
9/26  Dana Carvey Napa
9/27 Dana Carvey, Dennis Miller, & Kevin Nealon Saratoga
10/3 Larry the Cable Guy Saratoga
10/4 Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam
10/17 Jerry Seinfeld Paramount Theatre Oakland
9/12 Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest Mountain View
9/14 34th Annual Comedy Day San Francisco
10/4 Wild 94.9 Comedy Jam

See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
Email matt@mattgubser.com.

Hey SF-ers! Duncan Trussell Family Hour live podcast recording at The Independent on 9/30. I’m just gonna leave that here. It’s right here if you, whenever you’re ready.

Hey SF-ers! Duncan Trussell Family Hour live podcast recording at The Independent on 9/30. I’m just gonna leave that here. It’s right here if you, whenever you’re ready.

(Source: bryangbrown.com, via higherprimate)

Spinning Platters Interview: Jeff Zamaria of Doc’s Lab (aka SF’s Newest Happening) -

[Have you been to Doc’s Lab yet?]

Yeaaaaaaaah! What you know about that to the wire crowdsourcing. Today I’m starting my campaign to work at the proposed SF Comedy Museum. I mean… come on.

Yeaaaaaaaah! What you know about that to the wire crowdsourcing. Today I’m starting my campaign to work at the proposed SF Comedy Museum. I mean… come on.

Sep 22

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redscott:

Kate Willett at The Mission Position, September 4th at Lost Weekend Video.

redscott:

Kate Willett at The Mission Position, September 4th at Lost Weekend Video.

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