mattgubser:

The Rundown June 30 2014 

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

News

Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest announced its 2014 schedule. There is one Bay Area date in Mountain View on September 12. Never forget.
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Kevin Wong’s new show at Swinging Door in San Mateo begins tonight. It will be open mic for the first two weeks, then a booked showcase beginning July 14th.

Shows

Tonight’s Top Picks

Milk Monster Mash Up Show a combination of the four monthly Monday Milk shows: Getting Weird, Something Something Shindig, Rock N Roll Comedy Jam, & Jury Duty @ Milk Bar 1840 Haight St (Haight) 8:00 FREE!
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Move Along Nothing to See Here with Barbara Holm, Allen Strickland Willams, Megan Koester, Katie Kompa, Kaseem Bentley, Kate Willett, Jessica Sele, Andy Sell & hosts Cameron Vannini, Joey Devine, & Gabrielle O Poccia @ The Night Light 311 Broadway Oakland (Jack London) 8:00 FREE!
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San Francisco

Milk Monster Mash Up Show @ Milk Bar 1840 Haight St (Haight) 8:00 FREE!
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LOL Mondays at OMG Music Comedy Mash Up @ OMG 43 Sixth St (SoMa) 8:00 FREE!
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Melt the Mic @ Melt Café 700 Columbus (North Beach) 8:00 FREE!
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Laughgasm! @ Rite Spot Café 2099 Folsom St (Mission) 9:00 FREE! -

East Bay

Comedy Night at Vinnie’s Bar & Grill 2045 Mt Diablo Rd Concord 7:30 FREE!
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Move Along Nothing to See Here @ The Night Light 311 Broadway Oakland (Jack London) 8:00 FREE!

South Bay

Monday Night Comedy Co-headliners Jamar John Johnson (WATCH CLIP) & Matt Gubser (WATCH CLIP) 931 Pacific Ave 9:00 FREE!

Open Mics

San Francisco

New Joke Workshop @ Mutiny Radio 5:30 sign-up/6:00-8:00 Five minutes new material with feedback given Host Pam Benjamin
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The Monday Night Hype @ Brainwash 1122 Folsom St (SoMA) 6:00 sign-up/7:00-10:00 Four Minutes
Host Mike Skott
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M3Sqrd @ Mutiny Radio 2781 21St (Mission) 7:30 sign-up/8:00 Five minutes
Host Mikey Valentino
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LOL @ OMG 43 Sixth St (SoMa) 6:30 sign-up/7:00-8:00/open mic resumes after 8:00 showcase
Host Valerie Branch
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Portal’s Tavern @ 179 W. Portal Ave (West Portal) 8:00/9:00 Five minutes
Host Justin Alan
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East Bay

Mic Tyson’s Punchlines @ The Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave Oakland 5:00 sign-up/6:00-9:00 3-5 minutes
Host Juan Medina
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Ivy Room Open Mic @ 860 San Pablo, Albany 8:30 sign-up/9:00 5 minutes
Host Johan Miranda

South Bay

It’s Funny Now @ The Swingin’ Door 106 E 25th St 9:00
Host Kevin Wong
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Woodham’s Lounge @ 4475 Steven’s Creek Blvd San Jose 8:30/9:00-1:00ish
Host Pete Munoz
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Monday Night Comedy @ 931 Pacific Ave 9:00 Limited open mic

Upcoming

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

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mattgubser:

The Rundown Tuesday June 17 2014

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

News

ToneOnly will now be running the Wednesday night showcases at E One, taking over for Antwan Johnson.
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Cobb’s is now hiring.
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2014 San Francisco International Comedy Competition September 5- October 11 is now accepting applications.
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Former Bay Area comic Trenton Davis’ new album “It Had to Be Said” is now available on iTunes.

Shows

Tonight’s Top Pick
For the People Comedy
Headliner Juanita Carmelita Gonzalez (WATCH CLIP), Frankie Quinones, Cory Loykasek, Steve Hernandez, Candice Thompson @ Punchline 444 Battery St (Financial) 7:00 $15 (2 item min)

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Top Free Show
Jules Posner’s Milkin’ It
Headliner DJ Real (WATCH CLIP), Chad Opitz, Aidan Park, Loren Kraut, Mary Van Note, Chris Duncan, Clare O’Kane, Lydia Popovich @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00 FREE!
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San Francisco

The Break Room @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (Mission) 6:30-9:00 FREE!
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Jules Posner’s Milkin’ It Headliner DJ Real (WATCH CLIP) @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00 FREE!
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FCC Free Radio Presents Entertainment at the Brain @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 8:00 FREE!
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Harvey’s Funny Tuesdays Headliner Maureen Langhan (WATCH CLIP) @ 500 Castro (Castro) 9:00 FREE! (1 item min)
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For the People Comedy Headliner Juanita Carmelita Gonzalez (WATCH CLIP) @ Punchline 444 Battery St (Financial) 7:00 $15 (2 item min)

East Bay

Doug Stanhope @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave Oakland 8:00 SOLD OUT
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Clean Comedy Tuesday @ Smoking Pig BBQ 3340 Mowry Ave Fremont 8:00 FREE
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Layover Comedy Night @ 1517 Franklin, Oakland (Downtown) 8:30pm FREE!

South Bay

Branded Funny Showcase @ Agave 2270 Monterey Rd San Jose 7:00 $5 (2 item min)

North Bay

Laughing Tomato Comedy Showcase @ Sally Tomatoes 1100 Valley House Dr (Plaza Room) Rohnert Park 8:00 FREE!
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Mark Pitta & Friends @ Throckmorton Theater 142 Throckmorton Ave Mill Valley 8:00 $21

Open Mics

San Francisco

Neck of the Woods @ 406 Clement St (Richmond) 7:30-10:00
Danny Dechi
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La Rocca’s @ 957 Columbus (Russian Hill) 9:30 sign-up/10:00-2:00 5-7 minutes
FC Sierra

East Bay

Spectrum Queer Media Presents: Pass the Mic Tuesday (mixed/LGBTQI & allies) @ Grand Lake Coffee House 440 Grand Ave Oakland 6:00 sign-up/6:30 start/3-5 minutes/$5 donation
Kin Folkz
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Starry Plough Open Mic (mixed) @ 3101 Shattuck Oakland 7:30 sign-up/8:00
Joan Pez
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Speak Easy Open Mic & Showcase @ Parliament 811 Washington St Oakland 8:00 $5 to perform/$3 w student ID
Bri Blue
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Blue Candle Tuesdays (mixed) @ Dorsey’s Locker 5817 Shattuck Ave Oakland 8:00 sign-up/9:00 
DJ Styles
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Open Mic @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 6:30/7:00 $5

South Bay

Poor House Bistro Open Mic (mixed) @ 91 South Autumn Street San Jose 6:00-9:00
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Caffé Frascati Open Mic (mixed) @ 315 S 1st St San Jose 7:00
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Comedy Night at The Red @ 200 Locust St Santa Cruz 7:30/8:00 Free
Ben Switzer
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Upcoming

6/20 Doug Stanhope @ Sally Tomatoes Rohnert Park
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This is Beth Stelling. As you can see, hilarious. Catch her 6/29 at the Supper Club in SF. THEY HAVE BED SEATS!

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6/29. Beth Stelling (Conan, Comedy Central) performs at The Supper Club (657 Harrison St.) in San Francisco. 8pm. $10–$20.

mattgubser:

The Rundown Sunday May 25 2014 

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

Tonight’s Top Pick

Attractive Camp with Natasha Muse, Brendan Lynch, Duat Mai, Ari Katcher. Hosted by Nicole Calasich & Jesse Elias @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
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Shows

San Francisco

Drag Comedy Night @ Pa’ina Lounge (Japantown) 1865 Post 7:00 $10 (2 item min)
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Attractive Camp @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
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SF Comedy Showcase @ SF Punchline 444 Battery St (Financial) 8:00 $12.50 (2 item min)
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Yannis Pappas (WATCH CLIP)@ Cobb’s Comedy Club 915 Columbus Ave (Russian Hill) 7:30 $18.50 (2 item min)

East Bay

Uncontrolled Comedy Presents J Reid (WATCH CLIP) @ E One Entertainment 200 Hegenberger Rd Oakland 7:00 $14.95 (2 item min)
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Tommy Davidson @ (WATCH CLIP) @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:00 $15-25 (2 item min)

South Bay

Comedy at The Crow’s Nest @ Crow’s Nest 2218 East Cliff Dr. Santa Cruz 9:00 $7
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Mike Lawrence (WATCH CLIP) @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $13 (2 item min)
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Pablo Francisco (WATCH CLIP) @ San Jose Improv 62 S. 2nd St San Jose 7:00 $25 (2 item min)

North Bay

Half Off Comedy Night Headliner Chris Riggins (WATCH CLIP) @ Spancky’s 8201 Old Redwood Highway Cotati 8:00 $5

Open Mics

San Francisco

Comedy Workshop @ Honey Hive Gallery 4117 Judah St 1:00 $5-$20 donations
Steve Lee
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Mutiny Sunday Funnies @ Mutiny Radio 2781 21st St (Mission) 2:00-4:00
Clay Newman
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F*ck You in the Face Open Mic @ Church Key 1402 Grant (North Beach) 5:45 sign-up/6:00-8:00 Five minutes
Jake Hirschfeld
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East Bay

Continental Club 1658 12th St Oakland (West Oakland) 7:30/8:00-10:00 Ten Minutes
Pharoah Comedian
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Speak Easy Open Mic Showcase Featuring Wisdomsoul @ Shashamane 2507 Broadway Oakland 8:00 $5/$3 student
Bri Blue
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South Bay

Blue Lounge @ 529 Seabright Ave Santa Cruz 9:00-12:00 ten minutes
Big Bill & HamBurger WifCheese Matthews
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Upcoming

5/31 Dana Carvey @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
6/6 Brian Posehn @ The Catalyst Santa Cruz
6/7 Lisa Lampanelli @ The Warfield San Francisco
6/13 Chelsea Peretti Album Live Special Taping @ Palace of Fine Arts SF
6/16 Doug Stanhope @ Don Quixote’s International Music Hall Santa Cruz
6/17 Doug Stanhope @ Stork Club Oakland
6/20 Doug Stanhope @ Sally Tomatoes Rohnert Park
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mattgubser:

The Rundown Friday May 23 2014

All your #Sanfrancisco #Bayarea #Standup #comedy #shows & #openmics

Top Picks

24 Hour Cynic Cave Over 70 comics @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 7:00 PM Friday to 7:00 PM Saturday $10
Stay for all 24 hours and win free passes to all future Cynic Cave shows FOREVER!
Watch the LiveStream HERE!
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Top Free Show
#Hashtag with Johan Miranda, Eloisa Bravo, Butch Escobar, & Andrew Holmgren @ SoMa StreEat Food Park 428 11th St (SoMa) 9:00

Shows

San Francisco

Friday Free For All @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 5:30
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The PM Show with Juan Medina @ The Sports Basement 1590 Bryant St (Mission) 6:30 $5 suggested donation
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24 Hour Cynic Cave @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 7:00 $10
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Cellar Dwellars with Gary Anderson (WATCH CLIP) @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:30 $20 (includes 1 drink)
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Best of San Francisco Stand-Up @ The Phoenix Theater 414 Mason St (Tenderloin) 8:00 $15
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#Hellafunny @ Great Star Theatre 636 Jackson St (Chinatown) 7:30 & 10:00 $15 BYOB
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Cease and Desist: A Dark Room Benefit! @ The Dark Room Theater 2263 Mission St (Mission) 8:00 $20 suggested donation
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#Hashtag @ SoMa StreEat Food Park 428 11th St (SoMa) 9:00 FREE!
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A List Comedy @ Our Little Theatre 287 Ellis St (Tenderloin) 10:00 $10 BYOB
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Robert Hawkins (WATCH CLIP) @ The Punch Line 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 & 10:00 $20 (2 item min)
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Yannis Pappas (WATCH CLIP) @ Cobb’s Comedy Club 915 Columbus Ave (Russian Hill) 8:00 & 10:15 $22.50 (2 item min)

East Bay

Oakland Comedy @ The Washington Inn 495 10th St Oakland 8:00 $10
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LOL Comedy Showcase @ Blue42 Sports Lounge 1251 Arroyo Way Walnut Creek 8:00
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Comedy Night at Cap’s Oak Street Bar & Grill DJ Cooch (WATCH CLIP) 9:00 $15
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Uncontrolled Comedy Presents J Reid (WATCH CLIP) @ E One Entertainment 200 Hegenberger Rd Oakland 8:00 & 10:00 $19.95 (2 drink min)
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Tommy Davidson @ (WATCH CLIP)@ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 & 10:15 $25-$35 (2 item min)

Peninsula

Stand Up D Spring Show @ Roble Hall Theateer 374 Santa Teresa St Stanford 10:00 FREE!

South Bay

Headliner Michael Mancini (WATCH CLIP) @ The Planet Ultra Lounge 2110 N. Fremont St. Monterey 9:15 $10
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Mike Lawrence (WATCH CLIP) @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 9:00 $19 (2 item min)
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Pablo Francisco (WATCH CLIP) @ San Jose Improv 62 S. 2nd St San Jose 8:00 & 10:00 $25 (2 item min)

Open Mics

San Francisco

San Francisco Queer Open Mic (Mixed) @ Modern Times Bookstore Collective 2919 24th St (Mission) 7:00 sign-up/7:30 start/5 minutes
Baruch Porras-Hernandez & Blythe Baldwin
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Pamtastic’s Comedy Clubhouse @Mutiny Radio 2781 21st St (Mission) 7:30 sign-up 8:00-11:00 5 minutes BYOB
Pam Benjamin

Upcoming

5/31 Dana Carvey @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
6/6 Brian Posehn @ The Catalyst Santa Cruz
6/7 Lisa Lampanelli @ The Warfield San Francisco
6/13 Chelsea Peretti Album Live Special Taping @ Palace of Fine Arts SF
6/16 Doug Stanhope @ Don Quixote’s International Music Hall Santa Cruz
6/17 Doug Stanhope @ Stork Club Oakland
6/20 Doug Stanhope @ Sally Tomatoes Rohnert Park
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See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
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cyniccave:

Shit Creek
 love editionWeds June 4th
The summer camp you never got to experience. Comedy! Storytelling! Variety! with your counselors Jesse Fernandez, DJ Real, and Mary Van Note. Special guests Christie Mettel and Jesse Hett.

cyniccave:

Shit Creek

love edition
Weds June 4th

The summer camp you never got to experience. Comedy! Storytelling! Variety! 
with your counselors Jesse Fernandez, DJ Real, and Mary Van Note. 
Special guests Christie Mettel and Jesse Hett.

mattgubser:

The Rundown Tuesday April 22 2014

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

Shows

San Francisco 

Where Eagles Dare Headliner David Gborie (WATCH CLIP) @ Milk 1840 Haight (Haight) 8:00 FREE!
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FCC Free Radio Presents Entertainment at the Brain @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 8:00 FREE!
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Harvey’s Funny Tuesdays @ 500 Castro (Castro) 9:00 FREE! (1 item min)
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The Avengers of Comedy Headliner Caitlin Gill (WATCH CLIP) @ Punchline 444 Battery St (Financial) 8:00 $15 (2 item min)

East Bay 

Brew HaHa Presents Headliner Karinda Dobbins (WATCH CLIP) @ EJ Phair Brewing Co 300 Cumberland St Pittsburg 7:00 FREE!
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Layover Comedy Night @ 1517 Franklin, Oakland (Downtown) 8:30pm FREE!
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Diego Curtel & Friends @ Tommy T’s 5204 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10

North Bay

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

Open Mics

San Francisco

Some Kind of Trouble @ Amnesia 853 Valencia St (Mission) 6:00 sign-up/6:30-9:00 5 minutes
Rajeev Dhar
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Neck of the Woods @ 406 Clement St (Richmond) 7:30-10:00
Danny Dechi
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SF Open Mic (mixed) @ John Collins 138 Minna St (SoMa) 8:00 sign-up MUST RSVP
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La Rocca’s @ 957 Columbus (Russian Hill) 9:30 sign-up/10:00-2:00 5-7 minutes
Bryce Benson

East Bay

Brew HaHa Open Mic @ EJ Phair Brewing Co 300 Cumberland St Pittsburg 8:30ish (after showcase)
Justin Lafferty & Johnathan Ott
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Starry Plough Open Mic (mixed) @ 3101 Shattuck Oakland 7:30 sign-up/8:00
Joan Pez
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Blue Candle Tuesdays (mixed) @ Dorsey’s Locker 5817 Shattuck Ave Oakland 8:00 $5 (charge is credited towards food or drink purchase)
DJ Styles

South Bay

Poor House Bistro Open Mic (mixed) @ 91 South Autumn Street San Jose 6:00-9:00
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Open Mic Comedy Night @ Agave 2270 Monterey Hwy, San Jose 7:00 $5 (pre-booked)
Melanie Bega
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Comedy Night at The Red @ 200 Locust St Santa Cruz 7:30/8:00 Free
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Ben Switzer
Caffé Frascati Open Mic (mixed) @ 315 S 1st St San Jose 7:00
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Sparta Sports Bar @ 81 E San Fernando St San Jose 9:00
Pete Munoz

Upcoming 

5/2 Colin Quinn @ Rio Theatre Santa Cruz
5/8 Demetri Martin at UC Berkeley
5/17 Paula Poundstone @ Osher Marin JCC
5/18 Adam Carolla @ Palace of Fine Arts San Francisco
5/31 Dana Carvey @ Wells Fargo Center for the Arts Santa Rosa
6/7 Lisa Lampanelli @ The Warfield San Francisco
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See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
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