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Saturday, April 18

Win Tix: Muni Diaries Live: Comedians, Writers & Haiku Battle | SF
Saturday, April 18 – 7:00 pm | Cost: WIN*
*Win a pair of tickets. Regular cost: $16. 21+
| Elbo Room

Where do the most unbelievably gross, heartwarming, funny, and weird stories happen in San Francisco? On Muni, of course! Come celebrate everything unexpected that can happen from point A to point B on just one bus ride.
Your storytellers on April 18, 2015:

Yayne Abeba is a …

Funcheap’s $5 Comedy Night “Comedians with Criminal Records” | SF
Funcheap's $5 Comedy Night

San Francisco’s funniest degenerates pay their debts to society with a night of comedy and behind-the-scenes stories of their crimes and how they got caught.
Set in the heart of Chinatown, the Great Star (built in 1925) has all the quirks and charms of an underground comedy …

Win Tix: Matt Gubser’s Comedy Album Recording | Doc’s Lab
Saturday, April 18 – 8:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Doc's Lab

See Matt Gubser, a “Comedian’s Comedian,” part of the Ha Ha Heathens Comedy Tour and co-producer of “It’s Just Two Minutes”, a monthly comedy show in San Francisco, as he performs funny stuff from his comedy album “Daddy Issues” at Doc’s Lab.
Featuring Trevor Hill, an …

Sunday, April 19

Win Tix: 5th Annual Ladies Arm Wrestling Tournament | SF
Sunday, April 19 – 4:00 pm | Cost: WIN | Terra Gallery

Sugar and spice and everything nice? No way! How about beauty, brains, and brute strength, that’s what these girls are made of. Project Hope Arts hosts the 5th Annual Ladies Arm Wrestling Tournament.
Emceed by Betty Tight and Paul Trask, and Refereed by Alex Mace and …

Win Tix: Bert Kriescher Comedy Night | Cobbs
Sunday, April 19 – 7:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Cobb's Comedy Club

You’ve seen him on the Travel Channel’s Trip Flip, Hurt Bert, Bert the Conqueror, The Joe Rogan Experience, his Comedy Central special Comfortably Dumb, Jimmy Kimmel Live and many more TV show things, now see Bert Kreischer live, in person, at Cobb’s Comedy Club. Hosted …

Win Tix: David O’Doherty Irish Comedy Night | The Chapel
Sunday, April 19 – 9:00 pm | Cost: WIN | The Chapel

David O’Doherty is an award-winning Irish comedian, author, musician, actor and playwright. His stand-up has won two awards at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and in June 2012 he became the first Irish comedian to have a half hour Comedy Central Presents air on US television. …

Monday, April 20

4/20 Laughs & Munchies: Free Comedy Show & Snacks | SF
Monday, April 20 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
4/20 Laughs & Munchies: Free Comedy Show & Snacks | SF

What’s better than laughs and munchies on 4/20? Not much, we say!  Come out to the Brainwash Cafe for homemade munchies and a stellar comedy lineup to celebrate everyone’s favorite holiday.
Comedians include:

Butch Escobar (“Best Comic in the Bay”–Metro Magazine, Cobbs Comedy club, SF Punchline). Butch …

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, April 20 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Please Note: “Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle now takes place on the 3rd Monday of the month, and not the 4th Monday as was originally posted.

Win Tix: Comedian Allen Strickland Williams (Conan) | Doc’s Lab
Monday, April 20 – 8:30 pm | Cost: WIN | Doc's Lab

Laugh yourself silly when you see the very fancily named Allen Strickland Williams perform at Doc’s Lab. Williams has performed on Conan, in comedy clubs all over, and is part of the comedy sketch group WOMEN.
Featuring Steve Hernandez, an LA born and bred comic and …

“Am I Rite?” Free Comedy Night | SF
Monday, April 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot

Am I Rite is a monthly stand up comedy showcase co-produced by Corey Largent (Saw Dem Eyez, Cobb’s) and Jules Posner (SF Punch Line, Cobb’s, The Business). Corey and Jules host a line up of local favorites and occasional out of town friends at the ...

Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF
Monday, April 20 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Club Deluxe
Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF

Live At Deluxe is a premiere comedy showcase that takes place every third Monday at 9 pm in the historic Haight/Ashbury District and features some of the best local and national comics. You never know who’ll drop by. Live at Deluxe Comedy Every 3rd Monday, 9-11pm ...

Tuesday, April 21

Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF
Tuesday, April 21 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Brainwash Cafe
Yum & Yummer: A Comedy Showcase | SF

This month features:

Lydia Popovich
Thomas Bridgman
Ben Lupinetti
Kevin Renner
Juan Medina

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, April 21 – 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 any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at ...

Wednesday, April 22

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, April 22 – 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 ...

Free Comedy: Senseless Bureau Improv | Oakland
Wednesday, April 22 – 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, ...

Friday, April 24

Free Comedy & Beer Night | Walnut Creek
Friday, April 24 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Sports Basement (Walnut Creek)
Free Comedy & Beer Night | Walnut Creek

The Sports Basement Walnut Creek store hosts a free comedy night on (most) fourth Fridays of the month from 6:30-8 pm. There’s no cover, and in addition to some free laughs, they also serve up free beer to those over 21. Bring the family along; admission is 18+, unless ...

Monday, April 27

“Fun Times With Friends” Comedy Extravaganza | Lower Haight
Monday, April 27 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Friends Ron Chapman, Aly Jones, Scott Simpson and Brandon Stokes invite you to join them for an extravaganza of comedy, snacks, games and prizes featuring some of the best up and coming comics in the nation in one of the coziest, coolest venues in town. ...

Tuesday, April 28

Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight
Tuesday, April 28 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Where Eagles Dare: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Upper Haight

Where Eagles Dare is a punk rock themed stand-up comedy show and podcast where hosts Ryan Papazian, Jeff Anaya, and Matt Lieb invite three guest comedians to do stand-up, do feats of strength, play improv games and mosh. The show takes place on the fourth ...

Friday, May 1

First Friday Free Comedy & DJ Party | SF
Friday, May 1 – 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.

Monday, May 4

Gettin’ Weird: Comedy w/ Stokes & Holtz | SF
Monday, May 4 – 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 ...

“Misery Index” Dysfunctional Comedy Night | Mission Dist.
Monday, May 4 – 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, May 5

It’s Just 2 Minutes: Stand-Up Comedy Game Show | Haight
Tuesday, May 5 – 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 6

Free Laughter Yoga Class | UCSF
Wednesday, May 6 – 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 ...

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, May 6 – 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, May 6 – 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.