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Next Big Thing with Courtney & Dara | SF Sketchfest 2019

Sunday, January 27, 2019 - 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP

PianoFight | 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA


The Best of SF Sketchfest 2019 | January 10-27

SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival, is a yearly celebration of sketch, improv, stand-up, musical and alternative comedy, bringing the best in headlining and up and coming comedy to the Bay Area every January.

18th Annual SF Sketchfest
January 10-27, 2019
See the full 2019 SF Sketchfest schedule and list of performers.

The 2019 lineup includes over 250 performers in 3 weeks including Margaret Cho, Neil Patrick Harris, Office Space, “Weird Al” Yankovic, Kids in the Hall, Bob Odenkirk plus tons of live podcasts.

Plus, there’s a handful of free events and Funcheap has the hookup to several shows as well where you can win yourself a pair of tickets.

Free SF Sketchfest Events 2019

Get some free comedy at Piano Fight in the TL – RSVP required

  • Sup Doc – Sat 1/125:30pm at Piano Fight – Hilarious comedian review show of documentaries led by Paco Romane (Comedy Central / SF Weekly’s “Best Comedian”)
  • Traumatized with Erin & Jason – Sun 1/135:30pm at Piano Fight – Comedy podcast in which we rewatch the children’s movies that terrified us as kids, and reexamine them in the cold light of adulthood
  • Obsessed – Sat 1/19 5:30pm at Piano Fight – Comedy podcast about liking things a lot. Hosted by comedian/writer Joseph Scrimshaw, guests share their deepest loves from Cats to Star Wars to Knitting and everything in between.
  • The Bechdel Cast – Sun 1/205:30pm at Piano Fight -Podcast hosted by comedians Jamie Loftus and Caitlin Durante about the portrayal of women in film.
  • Next Big Thing with Courtney & Dara – Sun 1/275:30pm at Piano Fight – Comedy web series, podcast and live show led by two Black techies: Courtney Thomas and Dara M Wilson

“Next Big Thing with Courtney & Dara” is a comedy web series, podcast and live show led by two Black techies: Courtney Thomas and Dara M Wilson.

The show shines a much-deserved spotlight on people of color doing dope things in tech, media, politics, & entrepreneurship.


Event Details


Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
Categories: *Top Pick*, Comedy, SF Sketchfest
Venue: PianoFight
Address: 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA

Sunday, January 27, 2019

6:00 am   After Dawn: Premiere Sunday Morning Party | SF  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
9:00 am   Sports Basement’s “Get Fit Fest” | The Presidio  FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
All Day   2019 Alameda Restaurant Week | Final Day  FREE*
*Deals vary at each restaurant
All Day   2019 Concord Comfort Food Restaurant Week | Final Day  FREE
All Day   Napa Valley Restaurant Week | Final Day  $20*
*Two-course prix fixe lunches start at $20; prix fixe dinners are $36 or $46
All Day   Berkeley Restaurant Week 2019 | Final Day  $20*
*Special-value prix fixe menus for $20, $25 or $35 per person for dinner (tax and gratuity are generally not included).
12:30 pm   Diversity Film Series: “100 Years One Woman’s Fight for Justice” | Oakland  FREE
1:00 pm   “Hike It Up”: San Bruno Mountain Summit & Drinks | Daly City  FREE
1:00 pm   Artist-Led Abstract Light Sculptures Walk | Sausalito  FREE*
*Advance registration is required.
2:00 pm   Wild Rock ‘n Roll Set: Tom Kenny & The Hi-Seas | Amoeba SF  FREE
3:00 pm   Free San Francisco Civic Symphony Winter Concert | Nourse Theatre  FREE*
*Admission is free, but an RSVP is requested and donations are gratefully accepted ($10 suggested).
4:00 pm   Coin-Op’s “Free Play” Sundays: 40+ Arcade Games & Pinball | SoMa  FREE
5:30 pm   Next Big Thing with Courtney & Dara | SF Sketchfest 2019  FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
6:00 pm   ’90s Simpsons Trivia Night & Watch Party | Mission Dist.  FREE
7:00 pm   “Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF  FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
8:30 pm   Free HellaFunny Sundays Stand-Up Comedy | Neck of the Woods  FREE*
*Free with RSVP. Otherwise $15 online $20 at the door
9:00 pm   “Return of the Cypher” Hip-Hop & Beatbox Jam | Boom Boom Room  FREE
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