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Tuesday, September 23

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 23 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

This months installment brings you the comedic styling of Allison Sciulla, FC Sierra, Kate Willett and headliner Mary Van Note.
Also, your intrepid hosts: Jeff ‘the anayalator’ Anaya, Matt ‘the liability’ Lieb, and Ryan ‘papas fritas’ Papazian – and introducing Tim Young the Intern.

Wednesday, September 24

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, September 24 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit. Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises in this class ...

The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF
Wednesday, September 24 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sip Bar & Lounge
The Muffin Men Comedy Show & Sketch Videos | SF

The Muffin Men present the only Bay Area show that combines sketch videos with live stand up comedy in one hilarious night. Feel Woods and Papp Johnson are part of the #HellaFunny comedy group and bring their unique brand of comedy to the swanked out ...

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland
Wednesday, September 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but you should probably buy food or drinks
| Spice Monkey Restaurant
Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland

Fourth Wednesday of the month means free improvised comedy in Oakland from The Senseless Bureau. The East Bay’s witty bunch of Senseless Bureaucrats will take your random suggestions and craft them into clever scenes to delight and amuse you. Watch the Senseless Bureau simultaneously write, ...

Don’t Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy | SF
Wednesday, September 24 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $1*
*$1-$10 sliding scale at door
| Stage Werx Theatre
Don't Watch This Show, Live: Sketch Comedy | SF

Headliner Jesse Hett was born in a town called Newton, Kansas. After that, he learned to walk and talk and ride a bike and do a bunch of other stuff. He also moved to a lot of different places, and now lives in Oakland, California. His …

Saturday, September 27

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, September 27 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Pappy's
Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley

Pappy’s Bar in Berkeley presents a Saturday Night Comedy Showcase, every second and fourth Saturday of each month. Berkeley’s free stand-up comedy showcase features comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm, followed by a DJ that will keep the party going. So get some laughs ...

Monday, September 29

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Monday, September 29 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach

Griffin Daley presents a fortnightly stand-up comedy showcase every other Monday at Melt Cafe in North Beach. Come by for great comedy and Melt Cafe wine and beer specials as well as fondues for purchase.

Wednesday, October 1

“The Tabernacle” $5 Comedy Night: Joe Klocek (Comedy Central) | The Dark Room
Wednesday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Dark Room

Headliner Joe Klocek has appeared on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham and NBC’s Last Comic Standing. Voted “Best Comic in the City” for 2011 in The SF Weekly’s Readers Poll, Joe is a past runner-up in The San Francisco International Comedy Competition.
Raised in the Midwest, …

Free Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob
Wednesday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Wednesday Comedy

Royale With Cheese is a free monthly stand-up showcase hosted by Nick Palm featuring some of the Bay Area’s comedians, and special guests. It takes place on the first Wednesday of every month at Cafe Royale in San Francisco’s Tendernob.

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, October 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Clayton Valley Bowl
Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay

The first Wednesday of every month brings you a hilarious comedy show to the Lounge at Clayton Valley Bowl in Concord. Mires like Fires presents has become one of best East Bay stand up comedy showcases around. The show features a different lineup of talented ...

Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF
Wednesday, October 1 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF

Every first Wednesday of the month, Ron Chapman presents his favorite comedians from the Bay Area and beyond for Showtime at Showdown. Ron Chapman is the Co-Host of Pick Me Up Radio, a founding member of Fun Times With Friends and host/producer of the Ron Talks ...

Friday, October 3

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, October 3 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Il Pirata
First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF

Enjoy free comedy night at Il Pirata and stay after the show for a DJ dance party. This comedy and dancing duo takes place every first Friday of the month and you’ll save some dough for drinks because there’s no cover.

Saturday, October 4

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, October 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store

The boys of Critical Hit bring stand-up comedy to Oakland’s It’s Your Move game store for monthly shows happening every first Saturday of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. Also, save ...

Sunday, October 5

Free Bay Area Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Sunday, October 5 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Penelope Bar & Lounge
Free Bay Area Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Penelope Bar & Lounge in Oakland presents a free comedy showcase featuring stand up comedians around the Bay Area, a cozy and intimate atmosphere, and a full bar with experimental handcrafted cocktails. The free comedy show takes place at 9 pm, every Sunday. Penelope Bar & Lounge ...

Monday, October 6

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, October 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Gettin' Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF

Gettin’ Weird hosts the Bay Area’s favorite comedians with an added twist every first Monday of the month. Sometimes it’s a performer, sometimes it’s something people have to do, but it’s always weird and always entertaining. Brandon Stokes is a co-producer of the monthly “Fun ...

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach
Monday, October 6 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | North Beach

Griffin Daley presents a fortnightly stand-up comedy showcase every other Monday at Melt Cafe in North Beach. Come by for great comedy and Melt Cafe wine and beer specials as well as fondues for purchase.

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, October 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

“Misery Index” is a free, monthly show that brings together some of the most pessimistic, neurotic and dysfunctional individuals on the face of the planet: stand-up comedians. Take the edge off with cheap drinks and free laughs as these choleric comics direct their disdain towards ...

Tuesday, October 7

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, October 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight

Every first Tuesday at Milk Bar, San Francisco’s comedians are put to the test as they are given a random series of words and sentences seconds before getting on stage, where they then must construct entire two minute sets around each. This improv-standup hybrid then ...

Comedy & Karaoke Night | SF
Tuesday, October 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Silver Clouds Karaoke Lounge
Comedy & Karaoke Night | SF

Some of the Bay Area’s talented comedians perform for you every first Tuesday of the month at the Silver Clouds Restaurant, hosted by Anthony Sandoval (Rooster T. Feathers, The S.H.I.T.S and Giggles Comedy Festival 2012, & Creepy KOFY Movie Time). The show runs from 8-9:30 pm, but the ...

Wednesday, October 8

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, October 8 – 5:30 pm | Cost: FREE | UCSF Osher Center
Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF

Laughter is contagious and has a powerful and immediate effect on our mind, body and spirit. Laughter Yoga involves deep breathing, stretching, clapping and laughter exercises and takes place on two Wednesdays each month. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises in this class ...

“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, October 8 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale

Haters Gonna Hate is a niche comedy showcase created by Josef Anolin where comedians give you a piece of the darkest corners of their minds while simultaneously being kept on their toes by the antics of the show’s co-hosts, Josef Anolin and Chris Riggins, with Kaseem ...

Thursday, October 9

Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Thursday, October 9 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Emma's Coffee House
Cup 'o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF

Join Danny Dechi – comedian and world’s only pencil musician – and his funny friends for a Cup ‘o Comedy at Emma’s Coffee House. Come by every second and fourth Thursdays for your cup o’ comedy.

Friday, October 10

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, October 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Bryant St.)
Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant

The Sports Basement Bryant Street store hosts the Good Times in the Grotto comedy night on (most) second Fridays of the month from 6:30-8:30 pm. In addition to some free laughs, they also serve up free drinks and free snacks. Host and local comedian Anthony ...

Saturday, October 11

Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF
Saturday, October 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | 50 Mason Social House
Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF

You want some hot comic after comic action? Yeah, you do. Do you like your comics to put out… jokes? Mmm, sounds hot. Do you like it so hard you can’t take it anymore… from laughter? Yes, yes, yes you do. Not only that, but there is ...

“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show | Oakland
Saturday, October 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Admission is first come, first served; they often fill up and have to turn away people.
| Secret Location (Oakland)

What is “Oakland Nights…Live“? Why it is Oakland’s very own low-budget monthly late night talk show. It’s half Johnny Carson, half Pee-Wee’s Playhouse, and all Oakland. They’ve had marine biologists, talks with Oakland public school teachers, Star Trek: TNG re-rnactments, call-in relationship advice, live interviews with astrophysicist ...