6/6. A FREE Pre-Father’s Day, All Dad Line-Up Comedy Show @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. San Francisco. 9:30PM. Featuring Chris Riggins, Bryant Hicks, Ato Diaba Walker, Rad Reyes, Daryus Monday and hosted by Tony Sparks.
Tony Sparks @ the Brainwash (via stroymoyd)

Tony Sparks @ the Brainwash (via stroymoyd)

Tonight: Free Comedy w/ Johan Miranda @ Il Pirata. 2007 16th St. SF. Featuring Marcella Arguello, Brendan Lynch, Nicole Calasich, and Michael D’Bey. Hosted by the legendary Godfather of Comedy: Tony Sparks.

IL Pirata’s Year Ending Comedy Show Featuring -Comedian/Writer JOHAN MIRANDA Since his comedy debut in September of 2010, Johan Miranda has performed at L.A.’s famous Comedy Store, Cobbs Comedy Club, the San Jose Improv, & the 142 Throckmorton Theatre. He placed 2nd in San Francisco’s 2011 Walk the Plank Comedy Competition and has been featured in the 2012 Santa Cruz Fringe Festival. He is terrified of spiders. 

Tonight: Free Comedy w/ Johan Miranda @ Il Pirata. 2007 16th St. SF. Featuring Marcella Arguello, Brendan Lynch, Nicole Calasich, and Michael D’Bey. Hosted by the legendary Godfather of Comedy: Tony Sparks.

IL Pirata’s Year Ending Comedy Show Featuring 

-Comedian/Writer JOHAN MIRANDA 
Since his comedy debut in September of 2010, Johan Miranda has performed at L.A.’s famous Comedy Store, Cobbs Comedy Club, the San Jose Improv, & the 142 Throckmorton Theatre. He placed 2nd in San Francisco’s 2011 Walk the Plank Comedy Competition and has been featured in the 2012 Santa Cruz Fringe Festival. He is terrified of spiders. 

Jabari Davis, Eddy Jayson and Tony Sparks @ Comedy Day 2013 by Letty Tijerina

Jabari Davis, Eddy Jayson and Tony Sparks @ Comedy Day 2013 by Letty Tijerina

10/4. iL Pirata Comedy 8 Year Anniversary @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. 9pm. Free. Featuring Jabari Davis, Tony Sparks, Rudy O, David Gborie, Frankie Quinones, Clay Newman, Sean Keane, Karinda Dobbins, Shanti Charan, Eloisa Bravo, Yayne Abeba, Anthony Medina.
[I don’t know a more underground gem in the City than the monthly comedy showcase at iL Pirata. It’s kind of intimidating: nestled in the amber-slick off shoot of Portrero Hill; a pub-ish maze of aged leather seats and old souls; an ambiguous round of chairs circled by booths; an inherent casualness bordering on uncertainty. It all requires a level of commitment, to settle down, to nestle, to anticipate. The show never starts early, the subsequent dancing is sometimes forgotten, but in between — especially on anniversary shows — is a solid block of gold. It’s the 3-hour comedy festival, the after hours Comedy Day, the alternative “Sunday Showcase”; it’s every San Francisco Bay Area tradition wrapped up into a single instance. Go early, stay for the long haul, have a few drinks and tell me iL Pirata’s Anniversary show is anything you’ve ever experienced before in your life. If you claim me “wrong”, you’d be a liar, a fool or both, but you’ll also extremely satisfied.]

10/4. iL Pirata Comedy 8 Year Anniversary @ iL Pirata. 2007 16th St. 9pm. Free. Featuring Jabari Davis, Tony Sparks, Rudy O, David Gborie, Frankie Quinones, Clay Newman, Sean Keane, Karinda Dobbins, Shanti Charan, Eloisa Bravo, Yayne Abeba, Anthony Medina.

[I don’t know a more underground gem in the City than the monthly comedy showcase at iL Pirata. It’s kind of intimidating: nestled in the amber-slick off shoot of Portrero Hill; a pub-ish maze of aged leather seats and old souls; an ambiguous round of chairs circled by booths; an inherent casualness bordering on uncertainty. It all requires a level of commitment, to settle down, to nestle, to anticipate. The show never starts early, the subsequent dancing is sometimes forgotten, but in between — especially on anniversary shows — is a solid block of gold. It’s the 3-hour comedy festival, the after hours Comedy Day, the alternative “Sunday Showcase”; it’s every San Francisco Bay Area tradition wrapped up into a single instance. Go early, stay for the long haul, have a few drinks and tell me iL Pirata’s Anniversary show is anything you’ve ever experienced before in your life. If you claim me “wrong”, you’d be a liar, a fool or both, but you’ll also extremely satisfied.]

"The Godfather" Tony Sparks @ Comedy Day (@comedyday) #comedyday

"The Godfather" Tony Sparks @ Comedy Day (@comedyday) #comedyday

The 16th St. Comedy Crawl Crew: Marga Gomez, Kiko Briez, Anthony Medina and Tony Sparks.

The 16th St. Comedy Crawl Crew: Marga Gomez, Kiko Briez, Anthony Medina and Tony Sparks.

8/22. 100% Free 16th St Comedy Crawl (Three Shows, One Night) @ Sports Basement, Esta Noche & il Pirata.

SF Comedy First! 3 different FREE shows at 3 great clubs in ONE hilarious night on 16th Street. See them all to win an OFFICIAL CRAWL T-SHIRT* Showtimes at 6, 8 and 10pm at these fine venues:
1) Good Times in the Grotto at Sports Basement: 1590 Bryant (off 16th)
2) Comedy Bodega at Esta Noche: 3079 16th near Mission
3) Il Pirata at 2007 16th near Portrero
NO COVER. SCROLL DOWN FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE 

6pm: Good Times in the Grotto -Host: Anthony Medina
Featuring Jason Dove, Casey Ley, Emily Van Dyke, Griffin Daley Mary-Alice McNab, Scott Simpson, Donald Lacy
Free Beer! Free snacks!

8pm: Comedy Bodega - Host: Marga Gomez
Featuring Lydia Popvich, Paco Romane, Justin Lucas  Shanti Charan and Johan Miranda
Full Bar and Free snacks! (21 & over)

10pm : IL Pirata - Host Tony Sparks
Featuring Eloisa Bravo, Stroy Moyd , Jabari Davis, Ron Chapman, Kaseem Bentley 
Full Bar
*The official 16th Street Comedy Crawl T Shirts will be given to the first 50 who attend & make it thru ALL 3 Shows- Details TBA

[The most succinct, festive, and affordable Bay Area comedy experience this week, bar none.] 

8/22. 100% Free 16th St Comedy Crawl (Three Shows, One Night) @ Sports Basement, Esta Noche & il Pirata.

SF Comedy First! 3 different FREE shows at 3 great clubs in ONE hilarious night on 16th Street. See them all to win an OFFICIAL CRAWL T-SHIRT* Showtimes at 6, 8 and 10pm at these fine venues:

1) Good Times in the Grotto at Sports Basement: 1590 Bryant (off 16th)

2) Comedy Bodega at Esta Noche: 3079 16th near Mission

3) Il Pirata at 2007 16th near Portrero

NO COVER. SCROLL DOWN FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE 

6pm: Good Times in the Grotto -Host: Anthony Medina

Featuring Jason Dove, Casey Ley, Emily Van Dyke, Griffin Daley Mary-Alice McNab, Scott Simpson, Donald Lacy

Free Beer! Free snacks!

8pm: Comedy Bodega - Host: Marga Gomez

Featuring Lydia Popvich, Paco Romane, Justin Lucas  Shanti Charan and Johan Miranda

Full Bar and Free snacks! (21 & over)

10pm : IL Pirata - Host Tony Sparks

Featuring Eloisa Bravo, Stroy Moyd , Jabari Davis, Ron Chapman, Kaseem Bentley 

Full Bar

*The official 16th Street Comedy Crawl T Shirts will be given to the first 50 who attend & make it thru ALL 3 Shows- Details TBA

[The most succinct, festive, and affordable Bay Area comedy experience this week, bar none.] 

Donald Lacy, Stroy Moyd, Tony Sparks and Jabari Davis (via stroymoyd)

Donald Lacy, Stroy Moyd, Tony Sparks and Jabari Davis (via stroymoyd)