"[Before sex] I’ve always wanted to see an erect penis and say, ‘Did I do that?’"

- Aviva Siegel's Steve Urkle homage @ Ivy Room Open Mic [Paraphrase]

"[Before sex] I’ve always wanted to see an erect penis and say, ‘Did I do that?’"

- Aviva Siegel's Steve Urkle homage @ Ivy Room Open Mic [Paraphrase]

"Pluto is in the “friend zone” of planets."

George Chen @ Ivy Room Open Mic [Paraphrase]

The Rundown: (10/28/2013)

The most comprehensive list of stand-up comedy shows and open mics in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Shows

San Francisco

Laughgasm-David Gborie @ Rite Spot Café 2099 Folsom (Mission) 8:00 Free
Melt the Mic @ Melt Café 700 Broadway (North Beach) 8:00 Free
LOL Showcase @ OMG 43 Sixth St (SoMa) 9:00 $3

East Bay

Comedy Night at Farley’s East- Nato Green @ 33 Grand Ave Oakland 7:30 Free
Move Along Nothing to See Here @ The Night Light 311 Broadway, Oakland (Jack London) 8:00 Free
Monday Night Comedy at Tower Grille- David A Moss @ 1950 Grant St. Concord 8:30 $5 cover w/dinner, $10 w/o

South Bay

Night Comedy at Surf City Billiards @ 931 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 9:00 Free

North Bay

Open Mics

San Francisco

Brainwash @ 1122 Folsom St (SoMA) 6:30/7:00-10:00
LOL @ OMG 43 Sixth St (SoMa) 6:30/7:00-9:00
M3Sqrd @ Mutiny Radio 2781 21St (Mission) 7:30/8:00
Portal’s Tavern @ 179 W. Portal Ave (West Portal) 8:00/9:00

East Bay

Baylife Comedy (mixed) @ Venue 420 14th St Oakland 8:00 $5 for non-performers
Ivy Room @ 860 San Pablo, Albany 8:30/9:00

South Bay

Woodham’s Lounge @ 4475 Steven’s Creek Blvd San Jose 8:00-1:00ish
Comedy Night at The Brit @ Brittania Arms 173 W. Santa Clara, San Jose 9:00
Night Comedy at Surf City Billiards @ 931 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 9:00 Free

Upcoming

11/1 Anthony Jeselnik @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/11  Eric Andre Show Live @ The Chapel San Francisco
11/13 David Sedaris @ Marin Veterans’ Auditorium San Rafael
11/19 Nick Kroll @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/23 John Hodgeman @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/29 Paula Poundstone @ Napa Valley Opera House
11/30  3rd Annual Tosh Saves the World @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

[curated by mattgubser]

The Rundown: (10/23/2013)

The Rundown Wednesday October 23

The most comprehensive list of stand-up comedy shows and open mics in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Shows

San Francisco

New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00 $5
Hella Hustle Showcase@ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom (SoMa) 8:00 Free
Walk the Plank Comedy Competition Preliminary @ Neck of the Woods 406 Clement St (Inner Richmond) 8:00 $5
The Business: The BARTy Hard Edition @The Dark Room 2263 Mission St (Mission) 8:00 $5.00
Cellar Dwellers @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 8:15 $5
The Later Show @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 10:00 $5
Maria Bamford @ Cobb’s Comedy Club 915 Columbus Ave (Russian Hill )8:00 $25
Alex Koll @ Punchline SF 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 

East Bay

Comedy at Kip’s @ 2348 Durant Ave Berkeley 8:00 Free
Mires like Fires & Laff Gang- Dan Mires @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10
Walk the Plank Comedy Competition Preliminary @ Masses 2721 North Main Street Walnut Creek 9:00 $5
Peninsula
Wednesday Comedy Workout- Kevin Munroe @ Angelica’s Bistro 863 Main Street Redwood City 8:00 $10-$15 (includes drink)
Above the Underground @ Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 9:30 Free
South Bay
Station 55- Shanti Charan @ 55 5th St Gilroy 8:00 Free
coMEDy Showcase @The Mediterranean 265 Center Ave Aptos 8:00 Free
Agave at the Improv- Ben Feldman @ San Jose Improv 62 S. 2nd St San Jose 8:00 $12
Don McMillan’s TMI @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $13

North Bay

Open Mics

San Francisco

A Couple Of N3rds @The Flying Pig Bistro 433 South Van Ness (Mission) 7:30/8:00
Sylvan Open Mic @ Dirty Trix 408 Clement St (Inner Richmond) 8:30/9:00-1:00ish

East Bay

Colors of Comedy @ E One Entertainment 200 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland (East Oakland) 8:00 Free
Peninsula
Sodini’s @727 El Camino Real Redwood City 8:00/8:30
Above the Underground @Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 10:30/11:00
South Bay
Poetry Slam & Open Mic (Mixed) @ East Village Coffee Lounge 498 Washington St Monterey 7:30/8:00
Longhouse Restaurant @ 8195 Monterey St Gilroy 9:30
North Bay
The Last Open Mic @ Spancky’s 8201 Old Redwood Hwy Cotati 8:00/9:00ish

Upcoming

10/24 Mort Sahl @ Throckmorton Theater Mill Valley
11/1
Anthony Jeselnik @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/11 
Eric Andre Show Live @ The Chapel San Francisco
11/13 
David Sedaris @ Marin Veterans’ Auditorium San Rafael
11/19 Nick Kroll @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/23 John Hodgeman @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/29
Paula Poundstone @ Napa Valley Opera House
11/30 
3rd Annual Tosh Saves the World @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

The Rundown: (10/21/2013)

The most comprehensive list of stand-up comedy shows and open mics in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Shows

San Francisco

Funny Shits @ Rite Spot Café 2099 Folsom (Mission) 8:00 Free
Melt the Mic @ Melt Café 700 Broadway (North Beach) 8:00 Free
Live at Deluxe- Sean Keane @ Club Deluxe 1511 Haight (Haight) 9:00 Free
LOL Showcase @ OMG 43 Sixth St (SoMa) 9:00 $3
New Bits & Booze- Yayne Abeba @ Café Royale 800 Post St (Tenderloin) 9:00 Free

East Bay

Move Along Nothing to See Here @ The Night Light 311 Broadway, Oakland (Jack London) 8:00 Free
Monday Night Comedy at Tower Grille- Mark Gee @ 1950 Grant St. Concord 8:30 $5 cover w/dinner, $10 w/o

South Bay

Monday Night Comedy at Surf City Billiards-Sam Weber @ 931 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 9:00 Free

North Bay

Open Mics

San Francisco

Brainwash @ 1122 Folsom St (SoMA) 6:30/7:00-10:00
LOL @ OMG 43 Sixth St (SoMa) 6:30/7:00-9:00
M3Sqrd @ Mutiny Radio 2781 21St (Mission) 7:30/8:00
Portal’s Tavern @ 179 W. Portal Ave (West Portal) 8:00/9:00
M3Sqrd @ Il Pirata 2007 16th St @ Utah St. (Potrero) 10:30

East Bay

The New Parkway (mixed) @ 474 24th St Oakland (Uptown) 7:00/7:30
Baylife Comedy (mixed) @ Venue 420 14th St Oakland 8:00 $5 for non-performers
Ivy Room @ 860 San Pablo, Albany 8:30/9:00

South Bay

Woodham’s Lounge @ 4475 Steven’s Creek Blvd San Jose 8:00-1:00ish
Monday Night Comedy at Surf City Billiards-Sam Weber @ 931 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 9:00 Free

Upcoming

10/22 Mort Sahl @ Throckmorton Theater Mill Valley
11/1
Anthony Jeselnik @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/11 
Eric Andre Show Live @ The Chapel San Francisco
11/13 
David Sedaris @ Marin Veterans’ Auditorium San Rafael
11/19 Nick Kroll @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/23 John Hodgeman @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/29
Paula Poundstone @ Napa Valley Opera House
11/30 
3rd Annual Tosh Saves the World @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts

[Curated by mattgubser]

The Rundown: 10/10/2013

The Rundown Thursday October 10 2013
The most comprehensive list of stand-up comedy shows and open mics in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Open Mics

San Francisco
Brainwash @1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 6:00/7:00-10:00
Cup o’ Comedy @ Emma’s Coffe House 5549 Geary (Richmond) 6:30/7:00
16th @ Mission Open Mic (outdoor/mixed) 10:00ish-12:00ish
 
East Bay
Storking Comedy @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland (Uptown) 6:00/6:30-8:00
Panama Red Coffee (mixed) @2115 1st St Livermore 6:30
Oakland Poetry Slam & WIDE-Open Mic (mixed) @ Awaken Café 1429 Broadway 8:00 $7 ($5 for performers)
Sharade Lounge @ 25144 Mission Blvd Hayward 8:00-1:30
Stars @ 155 Browns Valley Parkway Vacaville 8:30/9:00-12:00
Heat It Up (mixed) @ Foothill Social Club 5312 Foothill Blvd Oakland 9:00/10:00
 
South Bay
Trout Farm Inn @ 7701 E Zayante Rd, Felton 7:00-9:00
 
North Bay
Belrose Theatre (mixed) @ 1415 5th Ave San Rafael 8:00 $5 fee


Shows

San Francisco
New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s  530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00  $5
Emily Van Dyke & Friends @ Esta Noche 30179 16th St (Mission) 8:00 Free
The Mission Position @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
Laugh City- Myles Weber @ Pa’ina Lounge 1865 Post St (Japantown) 8:00 $10
Tom Rhodes @ The Lost Church 65 Capp St (Mission) 8:00 $10
Cellar Dwellers @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s  530 Jackson St (North Beach) 8:15 $5
Comet Club @ 3111 Fillmore (Marina) 8:30 Free
Nightlife on Mars- Trevor Hill @ Murphy’s Pub, 217 Kearney (Financial) 8:30 Free
Comedy Cavalcade @ Black Horse London Pub 1514 Union St (Marina, Cow Hollow) 9:30 Free
Laughs at the Lookout- Matt Gubser @ 3600 16th St (Castro) 10:00 $5
The Later Show @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s  530 Jackson St (North Beach) 10:00 $5
Joey Diaz & Ari Shaffir @ Cobb’s 915 Columbus (Russian Hill) 8:00 $22.50
Jonah Ray @ Punchline SF 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16.00
 
East Bay
Barbary Coast Comedy- Larry “Bubbles” Brown @ The Legionnaire Saloon 2272 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (Uptown) 7:00 $5
Comedy Soundcheck @Sanctuary Ultra Lounge, 2339 1st, Livermore 7:30-9pm.
Storking Comedy: Heart @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 8:00 Free
Laugh Gang @ La Fogata 1315 N Main Street Walnut Creek 9:00-11:00 Free
Tony Roberts @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $15-$25
 
Peninsula
 
South Bay
Live Free Comedy @ Blue Lagoon 923 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 8:30 Free
Joe DeRosa @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W El Camino Real 8:00 $13
Lester Speight & Friends @ San Jose Improv 62 S 2nd St San Jose 8:00 $12
 
Upcoming
10/11 Bobcat Goldthwait @ The New Parish Oakland
10/11 Carlos Alazraqui @ Marin Civic Center Marin
10/12-10/13 Margaret Cho “Mother” @ Masonic Center San Francisco
10/13 Dave Chappelle @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
10/16 Comedy Central’s Up Next Talent Search @ Cobb’s San Francisco
10/16 Marc Maron @ Nourse Theatre San Francisco
11/1 Anthony Jeselnik @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
11/13 David Sedaris @ Marin Veterans’ Auditorium San Rafael
[curated by mattgubser]

mattgubser:

The Rundown Thursday October 3 2013

The most comprehensive list of stand-up comedy shows and open mics in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Open Mics

San Francisco

Brainwash @1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 6:00/7:00-10:00

16th @ Mission Open Mic (outdoor/mixed) 9:00

East Bay

Storking Comedy @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland (Uptown) 6:00/6:30-8:00

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

Trout Farm Inn- Kellen Erskine @ 7701 E Zayante Rd, Felton 7:00-9:00

Canvas Open Mic (mixed) @ Sunnyvale Art Gallery 251 West El Camino Real, Sunnyvale 7:00/8:00

North Bay

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

Shows

San Francisco

New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s  530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00  $5

Natasha Muse & Friends @ Esta Noche 30179 16th St (Mission) 8:00 Free

The Mission Position @ 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

Comet Club-Kaseem Bentley  @ 3111 Fillmore (Marina) 8:30 Free

Nightlife on Mars- Jason Armenio @ 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

Comedians at Law @ Cobb’s 915 Columbus (Russian Hill) 8:00 $22.50

Bobby Lee @ Punchline SF 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $22.00

East Bay

Barbary Coast Comedy- Jeff Applebaum @The Legionnaire Saloon 2272 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (Uptown) 7:00 $5

Comedy Soundcheck- Greg Asdourian @Sanctuary Ultra Lounge, 2339 1st, Livermore 7:30-9pm.

The Last 30 Days @ Washington Inn 495 10th St Oakland 8:00 $10

Keepin it 100- Shang @ Berkeley Black Rep. Theater 3201 Adeline St Berkeley 8:00 $15-$280

Storking Comedy @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 8:00 Free

Tourettes without Regrets- Vatra @ Oakland Metro Operahouse 630 3rd St Oakland 8:30 $10

Laugh Gang @ La Fogata 1315 N Main Street Walnut Creek 9:00 Free

Red Grant @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $15-$25

Peninsula

A Grape in the Fog- Johnny Steele @400 Old Country Rd Pacifica 9:00 $5

South Bay

Bill Burr @ San Jose Center for the Performing Arts 255 Almaden Blvd., San Jose 7:00 $45

Live Free Comedy @ Blue Lagoon 923 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 8:30 Free

Marc Ryan @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W El Camino Real 8:00 $13

Don Barnhart @ San Jose Improv 62 S 2nd St San Jose 8:00 $18

Upcoming

10/4 San Francisco International Comedy Competition Finals @ Cache Creek Casino

10/5-6 Joan Rivers @ Fox Theatre Rewood City

10/8 Myles Weber & Greg Asdourian CD Recording @ SF Punchline

10/11 Bobcat Goldthwait @ The New Parish Oakland

10/11 Carlos Alazraqui @ Marin Civic Center Marin

10/12-10/13 Margaret Cho “Mother” @ Masonic Center San Francisco

10/13 Dave Chappelle @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa

10/16 Comedy Central’s Up Next Talent Search @ Cobb’s San Francisco

11/1 Anthony Jeselnik @ Palce of Fine Arts San Francisco

The Rundown: (9/29/2013)

Open Mics
San Francisco
Church Key @ 1402 Grant  (North Beach)  6:00-8:00
East Bay
Continental Club 1658 12th St Oakland (West Oakland) 7:30/8:00-10:00
 
Shows
San Francisco
Hysterical Historical San Francisco @ Shelton Theater 533 Sutter (Union Square) 7:00 $30-$45
Roof Pizza Party @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
Comedy Bang Bang @ Palace of Fine Arts 3301 Lyon St. 8:00 $20-$35
Jess Hett @ Maggie McGarry’s 1353 Grant Ave (North Beach) 9:00 Free
Joy Koy @ Cobb’s  915 Columbus (Russian Hill) 7:00 $35
Punchline Showcase @ 444 Battery St (Financial)  8:00 $12.50
East Bay
Awkward Sex Show: Storytelling Contest @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave Oakland 6:00 $5
Dee Dee Simon @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:00 $10-$20
South Bay
Live! Comedy Showcase @ Mexico Lindo Restaurant 11 Race St San Jose 7:00 $10
Steve Trevino @ San Jose Improv 62 S 2nd St San Jose 7:00 $18
Moshe Kasher @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W El Camino Real Sunnyvale8:00  $13
Crow’s Nest @ 2218 East Cliff Dr Santa Cruz 9:00 $10
 
Upcoming
10/1-2 Maronzio Vance Album Recording @ SF Punchline
10/3 Bill Burr @ San Jose Center for the Performing Arts San Francisco
10/4 San Francisco International Comedy Competition Finals @ Cache Creek Casino
10/8 Myles Weber & Greg Asdourian CD Recording @ SF Punchline
10/12-10/13 Margaret Cho “Mother” @ Masonic Center
10/13 Dave Chappelle @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
10/16 Comedy Central’s Up Next @ Cobb’s

Storking Comedy (9/26/2013)

The Rundown: (9/26/2013)

The most comprehensive list of stand-up comedy shows and open mics in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area.

Open Mics

San Francisco
Brainwash @1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 6:00/7:00-10:00
Cup o’ Comedy @ Emma’s Coffee House 5549 Geary (Richmond) 6:30/7:00
16th @ Mission Open Mic (outdoor/mixed) 9:00
East Bay
Storking Comedy @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland (Uptown) 6:00/6:30-8:00
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
Peninsula
None
South Bay
Trout Farm Inn- Kellen Erskine @ 7701 E Zayante Rd, Felton 7:00-9:00
North Bay
Belrose Theatre (mixed) @ 1415 5th Ave San Rafael 8:00 $5 fee
 
Shows
San Francisco
New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s  530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00 $5
W*A*S*H Stones (variety) @ Red Devil Lounge 1655 Polk 7:30 $7
Tickled Pink! @ Café Royale 800 Post (Tenderloin) 8:00 Free
Comedy Bodega: The Big Finish- Scott Capurro & Marga Gomez @ Esta Noche 30179 16th St (Mission) 8:00 Free
The Mission Position @ 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
Comet Club @ 3111 Fillmore (Marina) 8:30 Free
Nightlife on Mars- Kevin O’Shea @ 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
Showcase @ Cobb’s 915 Columbus (Russian Hill) 8:00 $12.50
Nico Santos @ Punchline SF 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16.00

East Bay
Barbary Coast Comedy- Will Durst @The Legionnaire Saloon 2272 Telegraph Ave, Oakland (Uptown) 7:00 $5
Comedy Soundcheck @Sanctuary Ultra Lounge, 2339 1st, Livermore 7:30-9pm.
Storking Comedy- Rolly Moe @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 8:00 Free
Justin Scales @ The Churchward Pub 1515 Park St Alameda 9:30 $10
David Studebaker @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10-$20

South Bay
Milt Abel @ Morgan Hill Playhouse 17090 Monterey St Morgan Hill 7:30 $12
Live Free Comedy @ Blue Lagoon 923 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 8:30 Free
Moshe Kasher @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W El Camino Real 8:00 $13
Cruzzin with Laffter- Aurelio Bocanegra @ San Jose Improv 62 S 2nd St San Jose 8:00 $12
Other
San Francisco Comedy Competition Semi-Finals @ Sacramento State University,University Union Ballroom 6000 J. Street, Sacramento 8:00 Free
Upcoming
9/27 Dane Cook @ The Warfield San Francisco
9/28 Whitney Cummings @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
9/29 Comedy Bang Bang @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
10/3 Bill Burr @ San Jose Center for the Performing Arts San Francisco
10/13 Dave Chappelle @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
[Curated by mattgubser]