All comedy shows should end with a 80s Ric Flair promo.

All comedy shows should end with a 80s Ric Flair promo.

mattgubser:

The Rundown Wednesday July 2 2014

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

News

The Business is still on hiatus while they search for a new venue.
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No show at Kip’s tonight.
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Ash Fisher will be taking over production of the Hella Gay comedy shows.
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Charlie Ballard will be giving a free class on producing comedy shows tonight at 9:00 at Mexicali Rose in Oakland.
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Pablo Yale & Caroline Hawkins start their new weekly show at Callahan’s in Santa Cruz tonight.
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The show tonight at Trek Winery in Novato is a benefit for Wounded Warrior Project
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We Create Wednesdays is off tonight and will return next week.

Tonight’s Top Picks
Punch Line Comedy All Stars with Joe Klocek, Kris Tinkle, Marcella Arguello, Zack Chiappellone @ The Punchline 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 (2 drink min)
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Top Free Show
Royale with Cheese Co-headliners Matt Morales (WATCH CLIP) & Jules Posner (WATCH CLIP), Katie Compa, Stevie Post, Eric Barry, Mercelo Maldonado, and host Nick Palm @ The Royale 800 Post (Tendernob) 8:00 FREE!
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Shows

San Francisco

The Muffin Men Present @ Sip Bar & Lounge 787 Broadway (North Beach) 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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Comic Confessions Headliner Samson Koletkar (WATCH CLIP) @ Stage Werx 446 Valencia (Mission) 7:45 $10
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Royale with Cheese Co-headliners Matt Morales (WATCH CLIP) & Jules Posner (WATCH CLIP) @ The Royale 800 Post (Tendernob) 8:00 FREE!
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Answer Me! A Comedy Game Show @ Cynic Cave 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
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The Hotbox Comedy Showcase Headliner Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP) @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom (SoMa) 8:00 FREE!
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Purple Onion All Stars @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 8:15 $5
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Showtime @ Showdown Headliner Trevor Hill (WATCH CLIP) @ 10 Sixth St (SoMa) 9:00 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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Comedy All Stars @ The Punchline 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 (2 drink min)

East Bay

Mires Likes Fires Presents Headliner Brendan Lynch (TWITTER) @ Clayton Valley Bowl 5300 Clayton Road Concord 8:00 FREE!
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Humpday Comedy @ Penelope Bar & Lounge 1120 Clay St Oakland 8:00 FREE!
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Wednesday Night Comedy Headliner Ngaio Bealum (WATCH CLIP) @ Masses 2721 North Main Street Walnut Creek 9:00 FREE
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Future of Comedy Showcase Headliner Kabir Singh (WATCH CLIP) @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10 (2 item min)

Peninsula

Above the Underground @ Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 9:30 FREE!

South Bay

Callahan’s Down n’ Dirty Comedy Show Headliner Rudy Martinez (WATCH CLIP) @ Callahan’s Bar 507 Water St Santa Cruz 7:30 FREE!
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Station 55 Headliner Hannibal Thompson (WATCH CLIP) @ 55 5th St Gilroy 8:00 FREE!
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New Talent Comedy Showcase @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $10 (2 item min)
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American Me Comedy Headliner Ian Bagg (WATCH CLIP) @ San Jose Improv 62 South 2nd St 8:00 $12 (2 item min)

North Bay

Marincomedyshow and Trek Wine Presents Standup Comedy Benefit Show for Wounded Warrior Project Co headliners Steve Barkley (WATCH CLIP) & Stephen B (WATCH CLIP) @ Trek Win 1026 Machin Ave Novato 7:30 $25

Open Mics

San Francisco

SF Eagle Open Mic @ 398 12th St (SoMa) 5:30 sign-up/6:00-8:00
Kollin Holtz
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Hella Hustle Open Mic @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom (SoMa) 6:30 sign-up/7:00-8:00 & 9:00-10:00
Tony Sparks, Ruby Gill, & Nicole Love
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Pizza Mic @ Pizza Joint 2943 Mission St (Mission) 8:00 sign-up 9:00-2:00 5+ minutes
Anthony Sandoval, Dash Kwiatkowski & Allison Mick

East Bay

Colors of Comedy Open Mic @ E One Entertainment 200 Hegenberger Rd Oakland 8:00
Comic ToneOnly
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Club Vinyl & Fiveology Present A.M.P Open Mic (mixed) @ Venue 420 14th St Oakland 7:30 signup/8:00 start/$5 charge
Fiveology
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Berkeley Laughs @ Berkeley Community Media 2239 Martin Luther King Jr Way Berkeley 7:00-9:00
John Joseph Healy
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Humpday Comedy Open Mic @ Penelope Bar & Lounge 1120 Clay St Oakland 7:00 sign-up/8:45ish start (after showcase) Three minutes
Hayden Greif-Neill
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Peninsula
Above the Underground @Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 10:30/11:00
Paul Brumbaugh & Chunk Bonfiglio
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South Bay
Miss Julia’s Open Mic (mixed/clean) @ Studio Sharise (Burbank Theatre) 552 S Bascom Ave San Jose 6:00 sign-up/6:30-8:00
Sylvia Vo
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Comedy Night @ The Mediterranean 265 Center Ave Aptos 9:00ish
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
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North Bay
The Beatdown Open Mic@ Spancky’s 8201 Old Redwood Hwy Cotati 8:30 sign-up/9:30
El Marco Antonio Alvarez
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Upcoming

7/11 Small Town Comedy Festival Healdsburg
7/12-13 24 Hour Cynic Cave
7/15 Daryus Monday and Mike Spiegelman Live Taping @ Layover Oakland
7/25-7/27 Comedy Superfest Oakland
8/1 2nd Annual Comedy Crawl
9/12 Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest Mountain View

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

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"Oh god…" - Jules leaving the venue in angst. (at Rite Spot Cafe)

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