The Rundown Friday July 25 2014

The Rundown Friday July 25 2014

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

News

GoBaby Productions’ Comedy Superfest begins tonight in Oakland and continues through the weekend

Daymon Ferguson’s album release party is tonight at Purple Onion. The album, “Performing for 25 People” is available through his website at the price for your choosing.

Nina G celebrates one year of shows at the Pacific Pinball Museum AND her birthday tonight!

Tonight’s Top Picks

San Francisco: Vice Principles of Comedy
Headliner Jessica Sele (WATCH CLIP), Josh Argyle, Kelly Anneken, & regulars Hayden Greif-Neill, Allison Mick, Erik Krasner, & Walker Glenn @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 8:00 $12

Oakland: GoBabyProductions Presents Oakland Comedy Superfest
6:00 Headliner Kabir Singh (WATCH CLIP), Kente Scott, Cheryl Anderson, Bri Blue
8:00 Headliner Kirk McHenry (WATCH CLIP), Ms CutNup, Marcus Miles, Bri Blue
@ Bella Ultra Lounge 561 11th St $20 (2 item min)

Top Free Shows

San Francisco: Free Comedy Fridays
Headliner DJ Real (WATCH CLIP), Kevin O’Shea, Joe Gorman, hosts Justin Gomes & Andrew Holmgren @ SoMa StreEat Food Park 428 11th St (SoMa) 9:00 FREE!

Oakland: Funny Over Bitches
@ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave Oakland 7:55 FREE!

Shows

Daymon Ferguson Album Release Party @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:30
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Vice Principles of Comedy Headliner Jessica Sele (WATCH CLIP) @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 8:00 $12
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Jarrod Harris (WATCH CLIP) @ BarrellHouse 80 Tehama (SoMa) 8:00
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Free Comedy Fridays Headliner DJ Real (WATCH CLIP) @ 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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Best of San Francisco Stand-up Comedy @ Shelton Theater 533 Sutter (Union Square) 10:00 $5
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High Brow @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 10:00 $10
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Adam Ray (WATCH CLIP) @ Punch Line 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 & 10:00 $20 (2 drink min)
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Norm MacDonald (WATCH CLIP) @ Cobb’s Comedy Club 915 Columbus Ave (Russian Hill) 8:00 & 10:15 $30 (2 drink min)

East Bay

GoBabyProductions Presents Oakland Comedy Superfest 6:00 Headliner Kabir Singh (WATCH CLIP) & 8:00 Headliner Kirk McHenry (WATCH CLIP) @ Bella Ultra Lounge 561 11th St $20 (2 item min)
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Good Times in the Grotto Headliner Lyall Behrens (WATCH CLIP) @ Sports Basement 1881 Ygnacio Valley Rd Walnut Creek 6:30 $5 suggested donation
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Funny Over Bitches @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Ave Oakland 7:55 FREE!
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Oakland Comedy Headliner Jason Armenio (WATCH CLIP) @ The Washington Inn 495 10th St Oakland 8:00 $10
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Comedy and Collisions Headliner Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP) @ Pacific Pinball Museum 1510 Webster St Alameda 8:00 $15
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7th Annual Killer Laughs Competition @ Vito’s Express 4060 Grafton St Dublin 8:30 $10
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Chucklehead Comedy Outlet Headliner Kaseem Bentley (WATCH CLIP) @ MLK Café 3860 Martin Luther King Jr Way Oakland 9:00 $10
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Sinbad @ (WATCH CLIP) @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 & 10:15 $30-$40 (2 item min)

South Bay

Paul Ogata (WATCH CLIP) @ The Planet Ultra Lounge 2110 N. Fremont St. Monterey 9:15 $10
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Marc Ryan (WATCH CLIP) @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 9:00 $19 (2 item min)
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Dave Coulier (WATCH CLIP) @ San Jose Improv 62 S. 2nd St San Jose 8:00 & 10:15 $20 (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

8/1 2nd Annual Comedy Crawl San Francisco
8/27 Marga Gomez Commonwealth Club Interview
9/12 Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest Mountain View
9/14 34th Annual Comedy Day San Francisco

See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
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The Rundown Thursday July 24 2014

The Rundown Thursday July 24 2014

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

News

Kurt Weitzman and Mike Capozzola launch their new show tonight “The Cheap Laugh” at Second Act in the Haight. It will run on third Thursdays starting in August.

Tonight’s Top Pick
San Francisco: The Cheap Laugh Grandesque Opening Night
Johnny Steele, Jeff Kreisler, David Gborie, hosts Mike Cappozzola & Kurt Weitzman @ Second Act 1727 Haight St (Haight) 8:30 $7
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Oakland: Funny Fun at Club 21
Headliner Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP), Josef Anolin, host Dan Mires @ 2111 Franklin St Oakland 8:00 $10

Top Free Show
Storking Comedy: Johan’s Birthday
Headliner Johan Miranda (WATCH CLIP), Josef Anolin, Luna Michelle, host Jordan Cerminara @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 7:45 FREE!

Shows

San Francisco

New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00 $5 (1 drink min)
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The Mission Position @ Lost Weekend Video 1034 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $10
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Purple Onion All Stars @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 8:15 $5 (1 drink min)
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Comet Club Comedy @ 3111 Fillmore (Marina) 8:30 FREE
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Nightlife on Mars Headliner Tom Smith @ Murphy’s Pub 217 Kearny St (Financial) 8:30 FREE
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The Cheap Laugh Grandesque Opening Night @ Second Act 1727 Haight St (Haight) 8:30 $7
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The Later Show @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 10:00 $5 (1 drink min)
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Adam Ray (WATCH CLIP) @ Punch Line 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 (2 drink min)
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Cobb’s Comedy Showcase @ Cobb’s 915 Columbus (Russian Hill) 8:00 $12.50 (2 drink min)

East Bay

Free Comedy Thursdays @ Sanctuary Ultra Lounge, 2339 1st, Livermore 7:30-9:00 FREE!
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Storking Comedy: Johan’s Birthday Headliner Johan Miranda (WATCH CLIP) @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 7:45 FREE
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Funny Fun at Club 21 Headliner Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP) @ 2111 Franklin St Oakland 8:00 $10
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Oakland Comedy Headliner Mike Moto @ The Washington Inn 495 10th St Oakland 8:00 $10
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Comedy Night @ Stars 155 Browns Valley Parkway Vacaville 9:00 FREE!
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Sinbad @ (WATCH CLIP) @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $25 (2 item min)

South Bay

Comedy Night at Iveta Headliner Iris Benson (WATCH CLIP) @ Iveta Gourmet 2125 Delaware Ave Santa Cruz 8:00 FREE!
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DNA’s Blue Lagoon Comedy Night @ 923 Pacific Ave Santa Cruz 8:30 FREE!
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Marc Ryan (WATCH CLIP) @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $13 (2 item min)
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An Evening with Kevin Shea (WATCH CLIP) @ San Jose Improv 62 S. 2nd St San Jose 8:00 $18 (2 item min)

North Bay

Aubergine After Dark presents “The Oh No Show!” Comedy Showcase Co-headliners Nick Hoffman and Josh Argyle (WATCH CLIP) @ Aubergine 755 Petaluma Ave Sebastopol 8:00 $10

Open Mics

San Francisco

Brainwash @1122 Folsom St (SoMa) 6:00/7:00-10:00
Tony Sparks
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Cup o’ Comedy @ Emma’s Coffee House 5549 Geary Blvd (Richmond) 7:00
Danny Dechi
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Thursday Night Comedy @ Glaze Teriyaki Grill 1946 Fillmore (Pacific Heights) 9:30 sign-up/10:00
Joe Gorman & Zack Chapaloni
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16th @ Mission Thursday Night Free Word Happenings (outdoor/mixed) 10:00ish-12:00ish
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East Bay

Storking Comedy @ Stork Club 2330 Telegraph Oakland 5:00 lottery/5:15-7:45 5 minutes
Guest Host Jordan Cerminara
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WPLJ’s Open Mic @ WPLJ 2112 N Main St Walnut Creek 8:30
Juan Mesta
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Comedy Workout Room @ 155 Browns Valley Parkway Vacaville 9:00
Guest Host Dorian Foster
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Sharade Lounge @ 25144 Mission Blvd Hayward 9:00 sign-up/9:30-1:30
L Boogie
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South Bay

Cito.FAME.Us (mixed/clean) @ Iguana 330 S 3rd St San Jose 8:30/9:00-12:00
Lindsey Leong
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North Bay

Belrose Theatre (mixed) @ 1415 5th Ave San Rafael 8:00 $5 cover (1 drink min)
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Upcoming

7/25-7/26 Daymon Ferguson Album Release Party @ Purple Onion
7/25-7/27 Comedy Superfest Oakland
8/1 2nd Annual Comedy Crawl San Francisco
8/27 Marga Gomez Commonwealth Club Interview
9/12 Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest Mountain View
9/14 34th Annual Comedy Day San Francisco

See something I missed? Want to make sure your show is listed?
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courtingcomedy
cyniccave:

IT’S ALMOST THAT TIME OF THE MONTH AGAIN! On Friday July 25th, the Vice Principals return to Lost Weekend Video for a night of mayhem and enchantment, featuring:- Kelly Anneken (Boston Women in Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest)- Josh Argyle (writer for Savage Henry Independent Times)- Jessica Sele (Mission Position)and your headliner, David Gborie (SF Sketchfest, Crom Comedy Festival, High Plains Comedy Festival, nationally-ranked party boy)and of course, those rascally VPs: Walker Glenn, Hayden Greif-Neill, Erik Krasner, and Allison Mick!

cyniccave:

IT’S ALMOST THAT TIME OF THE MONTH AGAIN! On Friday July 25th, the Vice Principals return to Lost Weekend Video for a night of mayhem and enchantment, featuring:

- Kelly Anneken (Boston Women in Comedy Festival, SF Sketchfest)
- Josh Argyle (writer for Savage Henry Independent Times)
- Jessica Sele (Mission Position)

and your headliner, David Gborie (SF Sketchfest, Crom Comedy Festival, High Plains Comedy Festival, nationally-ranked party boy)

and of course, those rascally VPs: Walker Glenn, Hayden Greif-Neill, Erik Krasner, and Allison Mick!

cyniccave
cyniccave:

Sat July 26th
Cynic Cave presents 
Brian Babylon
Brian Babylon is a Chicago-born comic and radio host. The self-proclaimed Prince of Bronzeville is a fixture in Chicago’s rich comedy community. He has been making a name for himself outside of Chicago as well, placing in the finals of the New York Comedy Contest in 2009. He has performed in LA at the historic Comedy Store and Laugh Factory, and in the UK at Jongleurs comedy club in London. Currently, Brian hosts and produces The Morning AMP radio show on Vocalo 89.5FM, a sister station of Chicago Public Radio. He is also one of the newest additions to the popular NPR weekly news quiz show Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, contributes to BBC Radio and hosts The Moth Story Slam in Chicago.Hosted by George Chen & Kevin O’Shea8pm & 10pm (10 pm with Tess Barker Lady to Lady Podcast )21+ $10Not Wheel Chair Accessible

cyniccave:

Sat July 26th

Cynic Cave presents 

Brian Babylon

Brian Babylon is a Chicago-born comic and radio host. The self-proclaimed Prince of Bronzeville is a fixture in Chicago’s rich comedy community. He has been making a name for himself outside of Chicago as well, placing in the finals of the New York Comedy Contest in 2009. He has performed in LA at the historic Comedy Store and Laugh Factory, and in the UK at Jongleurs comedy club in London. Currently, Brian hosts and produces The Morning AMP radio show on Vocalo 89.5FM, a sister station of Chicago Public Radio. He is also one of the newest additions to the popular NPR weekly news quiz show Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, contributes to BBC Radio and hosts The Moth Story Slam in Chicago.


Hosted by George Chen & Kevin O’Shea

8pm & 10pm 
(10 pm with Tess Barker Lady to Lady Podcast )
21+ 
$10
Not Wheel Chair Accessible

The Rundown Wednesday July 23 2014

The Rundown Wednesday July 23 2014

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

News

Tonight’s Top Pick
Fun Times With Friends
Joey Devine, Jessica Sele, Walker Glenn, & hosts Aly Jones, Brandon Stokes, Scott Simpson, Ron Chapman @ Cynic Cave 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 8:00 $10
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Ngaio Bealum (WATCH CLIP), David Gborie, Forrest Shaw @ Punch Line 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 (2 drink min)

Shows

San Francisco

New Talent Showcase @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 7:00 $5 (1 item min)
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SF Eagle Presents Comedy Showcase @ SF Eagle 398 12th St (SoMa) 7:00 FREE!
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Don’t Watch This Show Live Special guest Natasha Muse (WATCH CLIP) @ Stage Werx 446 Valencia (Mission) 8:00 $5-$10 sliding scale
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Fun Times With Friends @ Cynic Cave 1034 Valencia St (Mission) 8:00 $10
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Hella Hustle Showcase presents: Mutiny Radio Live Comedy @ 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 (1 item min)
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The Later Show @ The Purple Onion at Kell’s 530 Jackson St (North Beach) 10:00 $5 (1 item min)
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Ngaio Bealum (WATCH CLIP) @ Punch Line 444 Battery (Financial) 8:00 $16 (2 drink min)

Peninsula

Bacon Room Reunion @ The Lariat 1428 El Camino Real Belmont 9:00 FREE

East Bay

Mucho Comedy @ Sinodinos’ Steakhouse 36665 Cedar Blvd Newark 7:30 FREE!
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Dinosaur Tornado: Comedy at Kip’s @ 2439 Durant St Berkeley 8:00 FREE!
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Penelope Comedy Showcase @ Penelope Bar & Lounge 1120 Clay St Oakland 8:00 FREE!
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Wednesday Night Comedy @ Masses 2721 North Main Street Walnut Creek 9:00 FREE
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Chicano Kings of Comedy @ Tommy T’s 5104 Hopyard Rd Pleasanton 7:30 $10 (2 item min)

South Bay

Down & Dirty Comedy @ Callahan’s 507 Water St Santa Cruz 7:30 FREE!
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Station 55 Headliner Cory Robinson (WATCH CLIP) @ 55 5th St Gilroy 8:00 FREE!
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New Talent Showcase Headliner Jimmy Gunn (WATCH CLIP) @ Rooster T Feathers 157 W. El Camino Real Sunnyvale 8:00 $10 (2 item min)
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Funny Enough Comedy Tour Headliner Brendan Lynch (TWITTER) @ San Jose Improv 62 South 2nd St 8:00 $12 (2 item min)

Open Mics

San Francisco

SF Eagle Presents Open Mic @ SF Eagle 398 12th St (SoMa) 5:30 sign-up/6:00-7:00/Possibly additional slots after showcase
Kollin Holtz
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Open Mic Wednesdays @ The Honey Hive Gallery 4117 Judah St (Outer Sunset) 6:30 sign-up/7:00/$5/all ages
McKenna Cowart
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Hella Hustle Open Mic @ Brainwash Café 1122 Folsom (SoMa) 6:30 sign-up/7:00-8:00 & 9:30-10:00
Pam Benjamin
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Pizza Mic @ Pizza Joint 2943 Mission St (Mission) 8:00 sign-up 9:00-2:00 5+ minutes
Anthony Medina, Erik Krasner, Allison Mick

East Bay

Penelope Comedy Open Mic @ Penelope Bar & Lounge 1120 Clay St Oakland 7:30 sign-up/9:00 start (after showcase) Three minutes
Haydn Greiff-Neill

Peninsula
Above the Underground @Underground Pub 2650 Broadway St Redwood City 9:30-12:00/10 minutes
Paul Brumbaugh & Chunk Bonfiglio

South Bay
Miss Julia’s Open Mic (mixed) @ Studio Sharise 552 S Bascom Ave San Jose 6:00 sign-up/6:30-8:30
Sylvia Vo
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We Create Wednesday (mixed) @ I Jave Café 387 Delmas Ave San Jose 6:30-9:00
Queen Earth
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Down & Dirty Comedy @ Callahan’s 507 Water St Santa Cruz 7:30
Pablo Yale & Caroline Hawkins
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Comedy Night @ The Med 265 Center Ave Aptos 9:00 
Guest Host Sam Weber
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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

North Bay
The Beatdown Open Mic@ Spancky’s 8201 Old Redwood Hwy Cotati 8:30 sign-up/9:30
El Marco Antonio Alvarez

Upcoming

7/25-7/26 Daymon Ferguson Album Release Party @ Purple Onion
7/25-7/27 Comedy Superfest Oakland
8/1 2nd Annual Comedy Crawl San Francisco
8/27 Marga Gomez Commonwealth Club Interview
9/12 Funny or Die Oddball Comedy Fest Mountain View
9/14 34th Annual Comedy Day San Francisco

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