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Friday, April 29

Comedy Roast of Bernie Sanders | Berkeley
Comedy Roast of Bernie Sanders | Berkeley
San Francisco based RoastSF is back with their own brand of heart stopping, fall-to-the-floor laughing, no-jokes barred comedy roasts! Featuring monthly shows around the Bay Area and one offs across the country. Join them as they bring 8 of the best insult comics together to mock ...
Win Tix: “Femprovisor 2016″ All-Female Comedy Festival | SF
Friday, April 29 – 9:30 pm | Cost: WIN | The Phoenix Theater (SF)
All the funny ladies, all the funny ladies, if they like it then they should have paid us equal wages, if they like it then they should have paid us equal wages. > Get Tickets to Femprovisor Fest ’16 – April 28th to May 1st – ...

Win Tix: Hilarious Political Comedian Will Durst | Punch Line
Friday, April 29 – 10:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Punch Line
For years, Will Durst has graced standup stages around the world with his topical, hilarious, and irreverent political comedy. Called “quite possibly the best political satirist working in the country today” by the New York Times, Durst, a 5-time Emmy nominee and recipient of 7 ...
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight
Friday, April 29 – 11:59 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Night Moves: Stand-up Comedy Showcase | PianoFight
Every Friday night at 11:59pm, Josef Anolin and Andrew Holmgren bring you a raucous party slash stand-up comedy showcase at the new PianoFight theater. Poet/Philosopher Robert Sylvester Kelly once wrote, “After the show, it’s the after party, and after the party it’s the hotel lobby” But that ...

Saturday, April 30

Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.
Saturday, April 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Adobe Books
Brave New Jokes: Comedy Showcase | Mission Dist.

Brave New Jokes is a premier comedy showcase hosted by Michael Brandon (SJ Improv) and Nicole Calasich (SF Punchline) at the Mission’s favorite local bookstore: Adobe Books. Every last Saturday of the month, they feature a diverse range of comedians from Bay Area headliners to comedians ...

HellaFunny Free Comedy Saturday Night | Milk Bar
Saturday, April 30 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required via Eventbrite
| Milk Bar
HellaFunny Free Comedy Saturday Night | Milk Bar
On Saturday April 30th come out to Milk Bar to see some of San Francisco’s best up and coming comedic talent. Hosted by the GodFather of San Francisco Comedy…Tony Sparks. Featuring new sets from the #HellaFunny Crew. And do not forget to bring your dancing shoes ...
Comedy Roast of Bernie Sanders | SF
Saturday, April 30 – 8:30 pm | Cost: $5 | SoMa StrEat Food Park
Comedy Roast of Bernie Sanders | SF
San Francisco based RoastSF is back with their own brand of heart stopping, fall-to-the-floor laughing, no-jokes barred comedy roasts! Featuring monthly shows around the Bay Area and one offs across the country. Join them as they bring 8 of the best insult comics together to mock ...

Monday, May 2

Late Nite Open Mic in a Movie Theater | The New Parkway
Monday, May 2 – 8:45 pm | Cost: FREE | The New Parkway
Late Nite Open Mic 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, May 2 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
The line up is: Chad Opitz (Sketchfest) Aviva Siegel (Sketchfest) Zach Noe Towers (The Elite Daily Show) FC Sierra (Great American Music Hall) Kaseem Bentley (Flophouse, SeeSo) Kelly Anneken (Cobb’s) with headliner, Cameron Vannini (Cobb’s) and host Jane Harrison (Punchline)!

Tuesday, May 3

Laugh the Night Away with SF Barprov | PianoFight
Tuesday, May 3 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| PianoFight
Laugh the Night Away with SF Barprov | PianoFight
SF Barprov, a staple of the burgeoning Tenderloin comedy scene over the last two years, is taking its act on the road. SF Barprov features an ever-changing mosaic of the SF Bay Area improv and stand-up comedy scene. Free but an RSVP is required.
It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, May 3 – 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 ...

Wednesday, May 4

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, May 4 – 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. The laughter exercises in this class aim to: Increase ...

Star Wars Trivia & Comedy Night: May the 4th Be With You | SF
Wednesday, May 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Star Wars Trivia & Comedy Night: May the 4th Be With You | SF
Celebrate International Star Wars day by coming out to Milk Bar for a Star Wars theme trivia night. Along with dozens of challenging questions, laugh it up with hilarious stand up comedy in between each round. Prizes for enthusiastic audience and winning teams. Win prizes, laugh your ...
Free Wednesday Comedy “Royale With Cheese” | Tendernob
Wednesday, May 4 – 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.

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, May 4 – 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 ...

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, May 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donation-based admission
| 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, ...

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night & Free Pizza | SF
Wednesday, May 4 – 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 ...

Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF
Wednesday, May 4 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy: Showtime at Showdown | SF

Every first Wednesday of the month, Josh Holub presents three of his favorite comedians from the Bay Area and beyond for Showtime at Showdown. Past performers have gone on to perform on NBC, Comedy Central and major motion pictures., so this is your chance to ...

Thursday, May 5

New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill
Thursday, May 5 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | New Village Cafe
New Village Comedy Night | Nob Hill

New Village Comedy Night is a free comedy showcase held every 1st Thursday of the month at New Village Cafe located at 1426 Polk St. (between Pine & California). The show brings together some of the Bay Area’s finest comics along with the occasional special ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Underground Comedy Night | SF
Thursday, May 5 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Murphy's Pub

Nightlife on Mars is an underground comedy club at Murphy’s Pub produced and hosted by Joe Nguyen. It’s a free weekly showcase of local (and sometimes national) comedy talent right in the heart of downtown San Francisco. Subtle but sharp, laid-back yet engaging, Joe Nguyen is ...

Friday, May 6

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, May 6 – 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, May 7

“Critical Hit” Comedy Show, Free Pizza & Free Candy | Oakland
Saturday, May 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*Admission is $5, and you'll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy
| 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. Admission is $5, and you’ll enjoy some free pizza, free candy, and of course, comedy from some of the ...

Monday, May 9

Something Something Shindig: Improv Comedy & Music | SF
Monday, May 9 – 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.
Basement Comedy Night:

“The People Under The Stairs” is monthly comedy show in a basement below an antique store, presented by Adam Pearlstein, Ashton Tate and Joey Avery. The show takes place at Viracocha on the second Monday of every month. Funcheap Deal: $5 with an RSVP to underthestairscomedy@gmail.com, or $10 at the door. Please ...

Wheel of Karaoke: Comedy & Music Battle | Make-Out Room
Monday, May 9 – 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, May 10

Cookies & Comedy Night | SF
Tuesday, May 10 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Cookies & Comedy Night | SF

Cookies and Comedy is a top notch comedy show highlighted by comics who in addition to having great material also have stage personas with a lot of flavor. This flavor is celebrated by bringing in some oven baked cookies for free. The show takes place at ...

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, May 10 – 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, May 10 – 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, May 10 – 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, May 11

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Piano Fight

Are you ready for some hot, live stand-up comedian action? Producer and performer Jason Mack brings you Real Live Comedians, a monthly showcase with some of the funniest talent in the Bay Area, every second Wednesday of the month. > Get Free Tickets just for Funcheapers ...