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Monday, August 31

Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, August 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*free, no drink minimum
| Melt Cafe
Melt the Mic Free Comedy Night | SF
Griffin Daley presents a weekly 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. All ages welcome.
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF
Monday, August 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
Laughgasm: Monday Comedy at the Rite Spot | SF

Comedian Andrew Holmgren (SF Weekly 2014 Best comedian) of Sylvan Productions (SF Weekly 2013 best comedy troupe) hosts an evening of some of his favorite comics whose comedy is sure to leave you satisfied and sore. The show takes place on every last Monday of ...

Tuesday, September 1

Comic Cute Comedy Showcase & Free Popcorn | Berkeley
Tuesday, September 1 – 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, ...

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, September 1 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
It's Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
9/1 features: Jesse Hett (Returning Champion) Josef Anolin Walker Glenn Aviva Siegel Jessica Sele Phil Griffiths Mark Smalls Nicole Calasich Allison Mick

Wednesday, September 2

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 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 ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, September 2 – 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, September 2 – 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.

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 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) has stopped by. Every first Wednesday, ...

Cabin 5: Adult Summer Camp Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | Lost Weekend Video
Cabin 5: Adult Summer Camp Comedy Night | SF
Get that summer camp thrill in the basement of Lost Weekend Video. Counselors DJ Real, Jesse Fernandez and Mary Van Note host a variety show with stand-up comedy, music, storytelling, and maybe some Truth Or Dare. This month’s theme is High School: Senior Year and ...
Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF
Wednesday, September 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF
The Lineup For This Month is: Christopher Conatser (Austin, TX) Scott Simpson (Cheaper Than Therapy) Richard Toomer (Crushes, Loves and One-Night Stands)

Thursday, September 3

Joke Bonanza Comedy Show & Candy | Oakland
Thursday, September 3 – 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Starline Social Club
Joke Bonanza Comedy Show & Candy | Oakland
Love jokes but wish they came in ludicrously huge quantities? Love bonanzas but haven’t found the right one for you? The solution can be found at Starline Social Club, Thursday September 3rd! Top notch comedians coming at you with a bonanza…of jokes! Delicious drinks/fancy food served all night. Free candy ...

Friday, September 4

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, September 4 – 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, September 4 – 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, September 5

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, September 5 – 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 and third Saturday of the month. Enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and some free comedy from some of the Bay Area’s favorite comedians. ...

Wheel Funny Stand-Up Comedy | Redwood City
Saturday, September 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Freewheel Brewing Company
Wheel Funny Stand-Up Comedy | Redwood City
Wheel Funny Comedy is back! Come on out to the pub on Saturday, September 5th at 8pm for a hilarious lineup that includes some of the best comedians in the Bay Area. Come out early to get a good seat and a great beer. There ...

Monday, September 7

Open Mic Night in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, September 7 – 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, September 7 – 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, September 8

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 8 – 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 ...

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, September 8 – 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 ...

Haightian Democracy Free Stand-Up | SF
Tuesday, September 8 – 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, September 9

“Haters Gonna Hate” Free Comedy Show | SF
Wednesday, September 9 – 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, September 10

Cup ‘o Comedy with Danny Dechi | SF
Thursday, September 10 – 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.

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, September 10 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every second Thursday of the month, Comedy Sharks standup night features some of the Bay Area’s best comedians. Come on out and enjoy some laughs with your neighbors, hosted by Phil Griffiths & Hop Dogma Brewing Company. The show starts at 7:30 pm; seating is limited, ...

Friday, September 11

Grotto Free Comedy Night: Free Drinks & Snacks | Sports Basement Bryant
Friday, September 11 – 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. Start your weekend off with a laugh with host and local comedian Anthony Medina who brings in a diverse lineup of ...

“She Rocks” Live Music, Comedy & Drag Showcase | SF
Friday, September 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5 | The Fireside Lounge

Tired of seeing girls sing sad love songs and acoustic covers of top 40 hits? She Rocks features the most badass female dominant bands the Bay Area has to offer.  See women who rock the stage harder than any stickly strungout dudes in the biz, every ...

Live Comedy Show: “Your F!#&ed Up Relationship” | SF
Friday, September 11 – 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, September 12

“The Setup” Underground Comedy Show & Happy Hour | SF
Saturday, September 12 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Basement
Lineup for September 12th: Matt Gubser [ Cobbs] Francesca Fiorentini [AJ + News] Red Scott [#photobomb] Kevin Whittinghill [ Burbank comedy fest] Richard Sarvate [ The Throckmorton] Abhay Nadkarni [ Sf Sketchfest]

Monday, September 14

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, September 14 – 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 ...

Basement Comedy Night: “The People Under The Stairs” | Mission Dist.
Monday, September 14 – 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 ...

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, September 14 – 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 ...