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Friday, July 31

Win Tix: Tommy Davidson (In Living Color) Comedy Night | East Bay
Friday, July 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Two drink minimum (soda or alcohol)
| Historic BAL Theatre
It’s been a long time since In Living Color’s been on the air, but it’s influence on comedy and pop culture is still being felt. Some of the greatest comedians and performers have cut their teeth on the show. But we’re not talking about Jim ...
Win Tix: Comedy Roast of a Clown | Oakland
Friday, July 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Pappy's
RoastSF is San Francisco’s leading fad-chaser. Not content to let Comedy Central have all the roasting fun, they throw their own no-holds-barred events, mocking people who are just trying to make their way in the world! It’s all good though, cuz there’s alcohol. > Buy Tickets ...

Comedy Roast of a Clown | Berkeley
Comedy Roast of a Clown | Berkeley
RoastSF is back with another heart stopping, fall-to-the-floor laughing, no-jokes barred comedy roast. In July they come together to mock this months guest of honor and each other. This month it’s: Comedy Roast of a Clown. You’ve seen the comedy roasts on TV, and online, now it’s time ...
Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, July 31 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...

Saturday, August 1

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, August 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | It's Your Move Game Store
Featuring the comedic stylings of: Sacramento Fav: Jon Gomora Sacramento Also Fav: Jaclyn Weiand Bay Area babby Boy: Kevin Renner And headliner: Just off the recording of his debut comedy CD, Tommy Broome And as always, the boys of Critical Hit, Dash Kwiatkowski, Erik Krasner, and Hayden Greif-Neill

Sunday, August 2

Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Noe Valley
Sunday, August 2 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are gratefully accepted.
| Noe Valley Town Center
Aesop Amuck: Silly Storytelling Musical Adventure | Noe Valley
Please note, this event is taking place on 8/2, not 8/1 as previously listed.
Win Tix: “The Funny Drop” Comedy Night | Cobb’s
Sunday, August 2 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Two drink minimum per person. 18+
| Cobb's Comedy Club
Chuy Gomez and For the People Comedy is proud to present The Funny Drop. Have you ever gone to a comedy show and thought, “Man I really like this, but it needs more music and art!” This show aims to meet that disparaging lack. In ...

Monday, August 3

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, August 3 – 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 ...

Open Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, August 3 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Open Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway

Come on up and share your creative side at the New Parkway Open Mic – the only late night open mic inside a movie theater. All forms of expression are welcome, be it music, poetry, spoken word, comedy, or getting your weeknight kicks. There will ...

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 3 – 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, August 4

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, August 4 – 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 ...

Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley
Tuesday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required to get in on happy hour pricing.
| Perdition Smokehouse
Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley

Comic Cute is a comedy showcase located in the spacious back patio of Perdition Smokehouse in Berkeley on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays. The event is free, and there will be free popcorn along with happy hour house beers for people who produce a ticket stub. Free, ...

Win Tix: Byron Bowers (Comedy Central / Adult Swim) | Punch Line
Tuesday, August 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
You ever heard a black comedian joke on Harry Potter? It’s that kind of strange, wonderful alchemy that comes out of the mouth of Byron Bowers. Hailing from those alien lands called Georgia, he now travels far and wide, spreading the funny to those that’ll ...

Wednesday, August 5

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by two of San Francisco’s fastest rising stars: Zack Chapaloni and Joe Gorman, Kozy Kar Bar presents The Dirty Show w/ Zack & Joe. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm ...

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation only.
| Eagle Tavern

Safe Words is a comedy show at a leather bar that features the talent of nationally touring comics, to local favorites. Faces from Comedy Central, Conan, Reddit & Vice have graced the stage. Even Margaret Cho (HBO, 30 Rock) stopped by. Every first Wednesday, host ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, August 5 – 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 Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob
Wednesday, August 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Wednesday Comedy

Royale With Cheese is a free monthly stand-up showcase hosted by Nick Palm and Leslie Small 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.

Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF
Wednesday, August 5 – 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, August 7

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, August 7 – 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.

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, August 7 – 10:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Stagewerx Theatre
Live Comedy Show:

EndGames Improv brings you Your F!#&ed Up Relationship, a funny improv show happening every Friday night at 10:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. Your real, honest relationship stories will be the grist for the comedy mill. That sounds awful. But it’s basically true. It’s ...

Saturday, August 8

Free Sexy Comedy & Pizza Night | SF
Saturday, August 8 – 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 ...

Monday, August 10

Basement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.
Monday, August 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 with an RSVP to underthestairscomedy@gmail.com, or $10 at the door.
| Lost Weekend Video
Basement Comedy Night:

“The People Under The Stairs” is monthly comedy show in the basement of a video store presented by Aviva Siegel, Adam Pearlstein and Ashton Tate. The show takes place at Lost Weekend Video on the second Monday of every month. Funcheap Deal: $5 with an RSVP to underthestairscomedy@gmail.com, or $10 ...

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, August 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF

The Something Something Shindig is a wild show that combines stand up comedy, improv, music, and what they like to call “audience-participation-good-times” typically happening at 8 pm every second Monday. The emcees for the evening are Justin Gomes and Andrew Moore. True fans of debauchery, they’ve ...

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, August 10 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are accepted
| Make-Out Room
Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room

“Wheel of Karaoke” is a fun and engaging karaoke game show judged and MC’d by local up-and-coming performers of comedy and music, taking place on every second Monday at the Make-Out Room Guest comedians, musicians, and vaudeville acts cameo throughout the night to make this ...

Tuesday, August 11

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, August 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but there is a two drink minimum and donations are welcome.
| The Layover
Free Women's Comedy Night | Oakland

Come check out a monthly comedy event at The Layover in Oakland for Women’s Comedy Night sponsored by Feelmore510 and hosted by Lydia Popovich. Get your laughs with a few funny ladies on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, but there ...

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, August 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are appreciated.
| Milk Bar
Milkin' It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight

Every second and third Tuesday night of the month, the Milk Bar hosts Milkin’ It, a free night of comedy featuring local and national comics hosted by comedians Andrew Holmgren and Leslie Small. There’s never a cover nor a drink minimum. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy ...

Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF
Tuesday, August 11 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Danny Coyle's
Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF

The Lower Haight’s free stand-up showcase is in an Irish bar every second Tuesday and is hosted by a guy named Logan Hesse. Entry is free and there will be $2.50 Tecates, $7 PB&J (Shot of Jameson and a PBR), and lots of laughs. Please note, this is ...

Wednesday, August 12

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, August 12 – 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 from 5:30-6:30 pm. Free, but an RSVP is required. The laughter exercises ...

“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, August 12 – 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 resident Haters, Josef Anolin, Chris Riggins, Kaseem Bentley ...

Thursday, August 13

Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Thursday, August 13 – 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.