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Saturday, September 13

“Oakland Nights…Live” Late Night Talk Show | Oakland
Saturday, September 13 – 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 ...

Free Comedy Showcase & Dance Party | Berkeley
Saturday, September 13 – 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 feature comedians from all around the Bay Area at 8:30 pm followed by a DJ.

Sunday, September 14

2014 “Comedy Day in the Park” Free Festival | Golden Gate Park
Sunday, September 14 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Sharon Meadow
2014

If you like lounging in the park, laughing your ass off with the distant smell of pot wafting through the air, then the 34th Annual Comedy Day might be the best way for you to spend a Sunday afternoon.
The biggest single-day comedy event of the …

Monday, September 15

Free “Rock and Roll Comedy Jam” Night | Milk Bar
Monday, September 15 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar
Free

Music and standup comedy collide every third Monday of the month at Milk Bar on Haight Street. Hilarious comedians from all over the country are joined on stage by the band Medicine Bug who provide an improvised musical accompaniment. Affirmative Action Heroes Comedy Lineup Comedy ...

Free Comedy: Live at Deluxe | SF
Monday, September 15 – 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, September 16

Milkin’ It: Tuesday Night Free Comedy | Upper Haight
Tuesday, September 16 – 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 comedian Jules Posner. There’s never a cover nor any drink minimums. Doors open at 7:30 pm with comedy starting at 8 pm ...

Wednesday, September 17

Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond
Wednesday, September 17 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Bazaar Cafe
Free Comedy Night with Danny Dechi | Outer Richmond

Comedian and the world’s only pencil musician Danny Dechi hosts a night of free laughs at Bazaar Cafe Stand-up Comedy Showcase. Come by every third Wednesday of the month for a lineup of local comedians.

Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Royale
Free Comedy: Comikaze Lounge | SF

The Comikaze Lounge is a free comedy show happening every third Wednesday of the month at Cafe Royale. Produced and hosted by Stefani Silverman and Kate Willet Comikaze focuses on “smart” comedy and features a diverse lineup of Bay Area comedians every month. Comikaze Lounge Every ...

Real Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.
Real Live Comedians Showcase | Mission Dist.

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 third Wednesday of the month. Free, but an RSVP is required ...

The Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland
Wednesday, September 17 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Feelmore510
The Adult Comedy Shop: Monthly Standup | Oakland

Feelmore Adult Gallery in Oakland opens its door for live comedy once a month on the third Wednesday (most of the time). The Adult Comedy Shop is a quality show that features working comedians that are Bay Area favorites. This is not an open mic.

Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF
Wednesday, September 17 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are welcome.
| The Showdown
Free Comedy Show & Hip Hop Cypher | SF

Due to the success and demand of the Showtime at Showdown show with Ron Chapman and Brandon Stokes, they’re going bi-weekly. The show will feature an array of comics old and new. After the show, bay area rappers will showcase their talent in the Revolver cypher. Brandon ...

Sunday, September 21

Free Comedy Showcase at The Ivy Room | Albany
Sunday, September 21 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Ivy Room
Free Comedy Showcase at The Ivy Room | Albany

The Ivy Room in Albany presents a free comedy showcase featuring stand up comedians around the Bay Area, a swanky renovated atmosphere, and a full bar with $3 beers and other drink specials. The  comedy show takes place at 9 pm on the first and ...

Monday, September 22

“Jury Duty” Comedy Improv Battle | Haight
Monday, September 22 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

Jury Duty is a show that meshes improvisational humor with the wit and quickness of stand-up comedy at 7 pm, every fourth Monday of the month, at Milk Bar. Jury Duty is a debate style show where the crowd declares the winner over three different rounds. Usually ...

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

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 ...

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

Founded in 2012, Don’t Watch This Show, Live is an award winning live stand-up sketch comedy show featuring an ensemble of local comedians who write and perform a completely new show on the fourth Wednesday of every month. Every month there is surprise food or giveaway for the audience. ...

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

Monday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF
Monday, September 29 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Showdown
Monday Nonsense Comedy Night | SF

Please note that this comedy show is now on the second and fourth Monday at 7:30 pm at The Showdown.

Wednesday, October 1

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 ...