mattgubser:

The Rundown Thursday January 23 2014

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

Shows

San Francisco 

Sketchfest
Napoleon Dynamite 10th Anniversary @ The Castro Theatre 429 Castro St (Castro) 7:30 $25
Tenacious D Tribute @ The Castro Theatre 429 Castro St (Castro) 9:30 SOLD OUT
-
New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00 $5 (1 drink min)
-
Esta Noche Comedy Presents Headliner Thai Rivera (WATCH CLIP) @ Esta Noche 30179 16th St (Mission) 8:00 FREE
-
The Mission Position Headliner Emmett Montgomery (WATCH CLIP) @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
-
Cellar Dwellers @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 8:15 $5 (1 drink min)
-
Comet Club Comedy@ 3111 Fillmore (Marina) 8:30 FREE
-
Nightlife on Mars @ Murphy’s Pub, 217 Kearney (Financial) 8:30 FREE
-
The Later Show @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 10:00 $5 (1 drink min)
-
Kris Tinkle Live CD Recording (WATCH CLIP) @ SF Punchline 444 Battery St (Financial) 8:00 $16:00 (2 item min)
-
Slanted Comedy @ 915 Columbus (Russian Hill) 8:00 $15 (2 item min)

East Bay 

Barbary Coast Comedy Presents Bravo’s Big Birthday Bash @ The Legionnaire Saloon 2272 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (Uptown) 7:00 $5
-
Comedy Soundcheck @ Sanctuary Ultra Lounge, 2339 1st, Livermore 7:30-9:00 FREE
-
Storking Comedy: Sylvania Rising @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 8:00 FREE
-
Felipe Esparza (WATCH CLIP) @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $15-$25

Peninsula

Comedy Sharks Headliner Brendan Lynch (TWITTER) @ Hop Dogma 30 Avenue Portola Ste 1B Half Moon Bay 7:30 FREE

South Bay

Live Free Comedy @ Blue Lagoon 923 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 8:30 Free
-
Lester Speight & Friends @ San Jose Improv 62 S. 2nd St San Jose 8:00 $15 (2 item min)
-
Mark Viera (WATCH CLIP) @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $13 (2 item min)

Open Mics

San Francisco

Brainwash @1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 6:00/7:00-10:00
-
16th @ Mission Open Mic (outdoor/mixed) 10:00ish-12:00ish

East Bay 

Storking Comedy: Sylvania Rising @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 5:30-8:00 
-
Panama Red Coffee (mixed) @2115 1st St Livermore 6:30
-
Sharade Lounge @ 25144 Mission Blvd Hayward 8:00-1:30
-
Stars @ 155 Browns Valley Parkway Vacaville 8:30/9:00-12:00

South Bay

Cito.FAME.Us (mixed/clean) @ Iguana 330 S 3rd St San Jose 8:30/9:00-11:00

North Bay

Belrose Theatre (mixed) @ 1415 5th Ave San Rafael 8:00 $5 fee

Upcoming

1/24-2/9 SF Sketchfest
-
1/26 & 1/28 Mike Birbiglia- Thank God for Jokes at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre San Francisco (WATCH CLIP)
-
1/31-2/1 ”Does This Joke Make Me Look Fat?” Pam Benjamin DVD Recording

"I don’t like saying grace with my family… I want to say grace as I’m pooping the food out… I know I’m nourished already. I don’t know before I eat it if it will be good for me. I also like holding my family [members’] hands while I take a shit."

Jane Harrison @ Stork Club/Storking Comedy [Paraphrase. Full Set Available: Here @ 20:36]

9/12. Storking Comedy @ Stork Club. 2330 Telegraph Ave. Oakland. Free. 8PM. Featuring Lydia Popovich, Jason Dove and Molly Trad. Hosted by OJ Patterson.

You are cordially invited to Storking Comedy, a one-of-a-kind comedy show in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson, Storking Comedy features amazingly funny local comedians working on their craft. Following each act, an interview with the host provides in depth elaboration coupled with ribbing rapport. 
Our spotlight performers:
Lydia Popovich (Flush, Blunt My Mom’s Favorite Comedian)
Molly Trad (Unassuming, Walloping Pathos)
Jason Dove (Demented, Literary, Plucky)
Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 6:30-8:00pm. Sign-up: 6:00pm. 
Of course, Stork Club wouldn’t be the Stork Club without the awesomely cheap drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, raucous atmosphere and cheap drinks = no brainer.

[Poster Designed by Monica Ekabutr]

9/12. Storking Comedy @ Stork Club. 2330 Telegraph Ave. Oakland. Free. 8PM. Featuring Lydia Popovich, Jason Dove and Molly Trad. Hosted by OJ Patterson.

You are cordially invited to Storking Comedy, a one-of-a-kind comedy show in the heart of downtown Oakland. Hosted by OJ Patterson, Storking Comedy features amazingly funny local comedians working on their craft. Following each act, an interview with the host provides in depth elaboration coupled with ribbing rapport. 

Our spotlight performers:

Lydia Popovich (Flush, Blunt My Mom’s Favorite Comedian)

Molly Trad (Unassuming, Walloping Pathos)

Jason Dove (Demented, Literary, Plucky)

Also, accompanying the merrymaking is of course: you. All comedians, hobbyist, amateur or professional, are welcome to participate limited open mic happening from 6:30-8:00pm. Sign-up: 6:00pm. 

Of course, Stork Club wouldn’t be the Stork Club without the awesomely cheap drinks and pinball, available in abundance. Free show, raucous atmosphere and cheap drinks = no brainer.

[Poster Designed by Monica Ekabutr]