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Saturday, August 31

Downtown Comedy Night at SF’s Newest Art Bar | SF
Downtown Comedy Night at SF's Newest Art Bar | SF

Bar Fluxus, run by the same people behind Madrone Art Bar, is a new downtown cocktail bar filled with cool art and as colorful as a big box of crayons. Every Saturday night downtown comes alive with a fresh new comedy set hosted by Feel ...

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, August 31 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

8/31 Lineup: Nori Reed (Comedy Central Clusterfest) Geneva Rust-Orta (SF Sketchfest) Christopher John (Vice’s Flophouse) Josef Anolin (Outside Lands) Hayley Beacon (Motor City Comedy Festival) With Nightlife on Mars regulars Natasha Muse & Joseph Nguyen Every Saturday

Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, August 31 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown SF's Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday

It’s San Francisco’s brand new (and only) weekly Desi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate the ...Every Saturday

Sunday, September 1

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, September 1 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

Monday, September 2

“Where’s The Local Talent?” Comedy Night | SF
Monday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Milk Bar

“Where’s the local talent around here?” SF resident and good time party gal Ruby Gill is re-appropriating this sexist turn of phrase to describe this monthly occurrence of merriment. She may not have kids, but this 3 year old show is the apple of her eye. ...Monthly

“Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot” | Mission Dist.
Monday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | The Rite Spot
"Misery Index: Monday Comedy at The Rite Spot" | Mission Dist.

“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 ...Monthly

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, September 2 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Tuesday, September 3

First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover
Tuesday, September 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| The Layover
First Tuesdays Free Comedy Showcase & Happy Hour | The Layover

Every month, First Tuesdays Comedy brings you a lineup of comedians from HBO, Showtime, Comedy Central and late night TV – for free. Throw in happy hour drink specials until show time, and you’ve got one fun night. Catch a lineup of great comedians from top clubs. ...Monthly

“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow
Tuesday, September 3 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
"Udder Hilarity" Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every Tuesday featuring some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s, Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have been nominated for an Emmy. If you’re hungry, the bar serves food as well. Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, September 4

“Safe Words” Comedy & Hot Dogs | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 6:00 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, ...Monthly

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 9/4: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Ivy Vasquez (The Set Up) Walker Glenn (Savage Henry Comedy Festival) Jon Alcabes (Clickhole) Ronn Vigh (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Vincent Chuang (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Kaseem Bentley (Comedy Central) Rudy Ortiz (KNBR 680, Alice 97) Every Wednesday

Hometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville
Wednesday, September 4 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with an RSVP
| Hometown Heroes
Hometown Free Comedy Night & Happy Hour | Emeryville

Come for the comedy and stay to take a picture with the legendary “What’s My Favorite Word?” Hometown Comedy is a free monthly stand up comedy show. It’s the only show in the Bay Area in a venue with artwork dedicated to Too Short and ...Monthly

“The Dirty Show” Comedy Night | SF
Wednesday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Kozy Kar Bar

Produced by three of San Francisco’s favorite comedians: Zack Chapaloni, Joe Gorman and Joey Avery;  Kozy Kar presents The Dirty Show. This standup comedy show features a wide variety of all types of humor, combining local and television talent at 8 pm every first Wednesday at ...Monthly

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, September 4 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...Every Wednesday

Bowling Alley Comedy Show | East Bay
Wednesday, September 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 ...Monthly

Thursday, September 5

Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF
Thursday, September 5 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $10*
*Beer, wine, and fancy pastries for sale
| Matching Half Cafe
Close-Up Comedy: Great Comics & Free Beer Giveaways | SF

Come and watch Nopa’s monthly comedy show. They’ve got great comics, local favorites, headliners, and free beer giveaways. This is a fun night if you’d like to: Meet your neighbors Eat artisanal pop tarts Regret not having said pop tarts more readily available in your day-to-day life ...Monthly

Friday, September 6

Moonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland
Friday, September 6 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
Moonlight Comedy: Free First Friday Comedy Showcase | Oakland

Lineup for 9/6: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Gabby Poccia (SF Sketchfest) Bryant Hicks (#HellaFunny Ent) Chris Riggins (Opener for Dave Chappelle) & more Monthly

“HellaSingle” Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF
Friday, September 6 – 9:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP or $15 at the Door
| Trademark and Copyright
"HellaSingle" Comedy Show & Singles Mixer | SF

Tired of swiping right? Bumble making you humble? On an unsuccessful Hinge binge? Or tired of your dating life not Happn’n? Come to HellaSingle… SF’s only comedy show and dating mixer for singles ready to mingle. Laugh at world-class comedians and maybe meet the love of ...

Saturday, September 7

“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF
Saturday, September 7 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with code CHEAPBASTARD - otherwise it's $10
| Murphy's Pub
“Nightlife on Mars” Comedy Night | SF

Nightlife on Mars is a weekly comedy show at Murphy’s Pub, produced by local comics Joe Nguyen, Red Scott, and Natasha Muse. The three members of Nightlife on Mars are the triptych that represents the spiritual base of the San Francisco comedy scene. Between them, ...Every Saturday

Downtown SF’s Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday
Saturday, September 7 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP for first 100 people. $10 at door without RSVP
| Bar Fluxus
Downtown SF's Desi Comedy Night | Every Saturday

It’s San Francisco’s brand new (and only) weekly Desi Comedy Night at a cool downtown SF art bar with HellaFunny and Funcheap. See a showcase of some of the Bay Area’s top comedians of Indian, Pakistani, Sri Lankan, Bangladeshi, Afghani, and South Asian descent. Let’s celebrate the ...Every Saturday

Sunday, September 8

“Crazy Funny Asians” Comedy Showcase | SF
Sunday, September 8 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP Required. Donations ($5-$10) greatly appreciated.
| Neck of The Woods
"Crazy Funny Asians" Comedy Showcase | SF

Inspired by the blockbuster movie, see some of the Bay Area’s top comedians at San Francisco’s Crazy Funny Asians comedy showcase, presented by Funcheap and HellaFunny. Let’s celebrate the Bay’s Asian-American culture and heritage with laughs. Free tickets for the first 100 people to RSVP “Crazy ...Every Sunday

Monday, September 9

Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland
Monday, September 9 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but sliding scale donations are requested.
| Starline Social Club
Free Standup Comedy Night & Pop Up Food | Oakland

Comedians Irene Tu and Andrew Orolfo bring you the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians to Starline Social Club’s intimate comedy room. Rotating pop up food vendors will be selling delicious food before every show. Past surprise guests include: Michael Che (SNL), Hannibal Buress, ...Every Monday

Bottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF
Monday, September 9 – 8:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*21 and over
| Milk Bar
Bottomless Standards Comedy Show | SF

Bottomless Standards is a free comedy show every 2nd Monday of the month, located at the ever funky Milk Bar in the famous Haight & Ashbury District of San Francisco. The show has included comics who have been on Hulu, Comedy Central, and HBO. Reserve a ...Monthly

Tuesday, September 10

Free Women’s Comedy Night | Oakland
Tuesday, September 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 hosted by Dominique Gelin and sponsored by Nenna Joiner of Feelmore510. Get your laughs with a few funny ladies on the second Tuesday of every month. There is no cover, ...Monthly

“Udder Hilarity” Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow
Tuesday, September 10 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*RSVP to guarantee a seat
| Hollow Cow
"Udder Hilarity" Free Comedy Show | Hollow Cow

Come see a comedy show at the intimate back patio of Hollow Cow every Tuesday featuring some of San Francisco’s finest comics who have performed at Cobb’s, Punchline, Sketchfest, and even have been nominated for an Emmy. If you’re hungry, the bar serves food as well. Udder Hilarity at Hollow Cow ...Every Tuesday

Wednesday, September 11

The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF
Wednesday, September 11 – 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free but an RSVP is required.
| Ocean Ale House
The Laugh Boat: Local Brews & Free Comedy | SF

Every 2nd Wednesday in San Francisco, comedians Jill Maragos, Phil Griffiths and Andrew Orolfo host the best local and nationally touring stand-up comedians in the welcoming and homey space of Ocean Ale House. Enjoy great comedy and some local brew. The Laugh Boat: Local Brews ...Monthly

“Moonlight Comedy”: Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland
Wednesday, September 11 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | The Uptown Nightclub
"Moonlight Comedy": Stand Up Under the Stars | Oakland

Lineup for 9/11: Adam Pearlstein (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Marcus Williams (Comedy Central’s Clusterfest) Vincent Chuang (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Paul Conyers (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Danish Maqbool (San Francisco International Comedy Competition Contender) Zahid Dewji (San Francisco International Comedy Competition Contender) Natasha Muse (SF Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club) Rudy ...Every Wednesday

Free Comedy Night at SF’s Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday
Wednesday, September 11 – 8:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free with RSVP
| Executive Order Bar & Lounge
Free Comedy Night at SF's Presidential-Themed Bar | Every Wednesday

Come laugh at one of SF’s newest cocktail lounges, Executive Order, every Wednesday night at 8pm. HellaFunny Comedy Night will feature six of San Francisco’s best local comics. Comedians on this showcase have been featured on Comedy Central, MTV, ABC, NBC, SF Sketchfest and Clusterfest. ...Every Wednesday

Thursday, September 12

Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula
Thursday, September 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Hop Dogma Brewing Company
Comedy Sharks Standup Night | Peninsula

Every 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, so be sure to ...Monthly

“I Wish I Was Happy” Hour Comedy Show | SF
Thursday, September 12 – 7:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission, but bring money for food and drinks.
| Slate Bar

Come commiserate in laughter with the Bay Area’s top comedians. They’ll make you feel like life isn’t too bad, or at least let you laugh at their misfortunes. And, that always feels good. Stay after the show for free ’90s dance karaoke. I wish I was ...Monthly