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SF’s Hosts Huge Free Outdoor “Pride Comedy Night” Festival

Thursday June 20th Thrive City in front of Chase Center welcomes Paris Sashay (HBO Max), Maxx Eddy (Netflix is a Joke Festival) and more for epic free outdoor Pride comedy festival
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Pride Comedy Night Presented by Accenture

Outside and out loud is when breakthrough acts shine their brightest! Thrive City is tearing the roof off live entertainment with our can’t miss comedy lineup geared toward mature audiences.

For the second year in a row, Pride Comedy Night presented by Accenture will feature special performances and comedic sets that will have you laughing out of your chair! RSVP while supplies last.

Pride Comedy Night is hosted by HellaFunny, the team behind the Bay Area’s popular HellaSecret comedy shows.

2024 Pride Comedy Night Presented by Accenture
Thursday, June 20, 2024 | Doors 5:30p / Show 6:30p
Thrive City @ Chase Center, 1725 3rd St, San Francisco

Pride Comedy Lineup:

  • HEADLINER – Paris Sashay (HBO Max, Comedy Central, BET, Netflix is a Joke Fest)
  • HOST – Chris Riggins (Dave Chappelle’s Int’l Tour Opener, Winner SF Comedy Competition, The Comedy Store, Netflix is a Joke Fest)
  • Maxx Eddy (Netflix is a Joke Fest, TikTok Viral Videos, SF Sketchfest)
  • Frida Sierra (Cheaper Than Therapy, SF Sketchfest, Santa Cruz Comedy Festival) 
  • Damien Montes (The Comedy Store, Punch Line, “Undercover Mexican”)
  • CJ Koepp (Cobb’s Comedy Club, Viral TikTok Star, Climate Activist)
  • SPECIAL GUEST – Stroy Moyd (Hollywood Laugh Factory, SF Sketchfest, STARZ! “Blindspotting”)

Like all things in life, lineup is subject to change

HEADLINER: Paris Sashay

Paris Sashay is a comedienne, actor, writer and producer from Washington, DC, currently residing in New York. Nothing can stop Paris’ ascension to stardom, unequivocally one of the funniest rising comediennes with highlighted performances at Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal along with appearances on Comedy Central, Pause on HBO Max, and BET 50 Central. Her comedy special on ‘Unprotected Sets on EPIX’ was produced by Wanda Sykes. She recently debuted her comedy album ‘My Honest Ignorance’ on all streaming platforms which ranked #1 on Itunes upon release. As well as her viral TIK TOK comedy video ‘Im Picky With My Gay’.  Additionally, Paris frequently serves as a motivational speaker, having the honor of being the 2013 and 2017 Commencement Speaker at The Foundation School in Gaithersburg, MD.


Maxx Eddy

A dynamic queer stand-up comedian Maxx comes to San Francisco fresh off his appearance at the 2024 Netflix is a Joke Festival in LA and following his viral success on TikTok, with over 2.4 million likes and several videos have garnered over 1,000,000 views each. He’s crushed it on stage at SF Sketchfest, San Francisco Punch Line, Cobb’s Comedy Club, and the San Jose Improv, he has shared the stage with comedy icons like Tim Dillon, and Doug Stanhope, who hailed him as a “very funny kid.”  With a unique blend of authenticity and humor, Maxx Eddy continues to rise as a comedic powerhouse both online and on stage.

@maxxeddy Reposting cause TikTok took it down cause they thought I actually hurt my grandpa lol #fyp #fypシ #comedy #standup #lgbtqi #comingout ♬ original sound – Max Eddy

Frida Sierra

Trans comic Frida Sierra’s credits include Cheaper Than Therapy, SF Sketchfest, Santa Cruz Comedy Festival, the Savage Henry Comedy Festival, the Great American Music Hall, working with people such as Eric Wareheim from “Tim & Eric”, Tom Rhodes, Dean Delray and more. Frida has been featured in The San Francisco Chronicle as well as Fox KTVU News and KQED.

@cttcomedy Frida Sierra – Armchair Experts #titan #titanic #submarine #experts #armchair #armchairexpert #comedy #comedian #comedyclub #standup #standupcomedy #funny #fyp ♬ original sound – Cheaper Than Therapy

Damien Montes

Actor, writer and producer Damian Montes is a 13-year veteran of stand up comedy having worked with popular names including Roy Wood JR., Sammy Obied, and Jay Leno. Damien is “passed” (the holy grail seal of approval for comedians) at clubs & venues across the US and works regularly all over California including the Punch Line, Cobb’s Comedy Club, San Jose Improv and The Comedy Store La Jolla. Damian released his debut comedy album “Undercover Mexican” the summer of 2022 where he shares his stories of getting married at 18, being a member of the LGBTQ+ community, & migrating from Mexico to California at the age of 5. 

CJ Koepp

CJ Koepp is a Wisconsin-raised & San Francisco-based stand-up comedian, clown, and climate activist. She was awarded the 2024 New Voices in Comedy Writing Fellowship at Killing My Lobster SF. Keopp has performed at Cobb’s Comedy Club, is a recurring guest on Movies vs. Capitalism, was the host of the comedy conspiracy theory podcast and has multiple viral TikTok videos of 1 million+ likes.

Stroy Moyd

Hailing from Oakland, Stroy Moyd is a prominent stand-up comedian and Three-time winner of the Fresh Faces Comedy Competition at the Laugh Factory in Hollywood, CA. You may recognize him as himself on the hit STARZ! TV show “Blindspotting,” or when he opened for Dave Chappelle and Hannibal Buress, or from his headlining appearances at Cobb’s Comedy Club, SF Sketchfest, ABC, NBC, Viceland, MTV and international tours of both Europe and Asia. 

HOST: Chris Riggins

Riggins, a Berkeley native now based in LA, skyrocketed to comedic stardom after winning the prestigious San Francisco Comedy Competition in 2022, securing a spot as a paid regular at the iconic Comedy Store in Hollywood along with countless sets at Cobb’s Comedy Club and The Punch Line in San Francisco. Mentored by Dave Chappelle, he’s toured nationally with the comedy legend and opens for him regularly internationally. The queer comic recently showcased his talent with three different shows at the 2024 Netflix Is a Joke Fest in Los Angeles, the largest comedy festival in the United States, solidifying his status as a top rising comedic talent in the country.

Eventbrite registration is highly recommended and will receive priority access to the event. If the event is sold out, limited walkup registrations may be available on a first-come, first-served basis day of the event.

For all information on Thrive City’s summer programming, please visit here.

Prohibited Items & Activities at Thrive City:
No Weapons of any kind
No Alcohol brought on plaza
All Pets^ on a leash
No Coolers
No Lawn Chairs
Non-surgical masks will not be allowed; guests must be easily identifiable. Limited face paint will be accepted.
No Panhandling, solicitation, or loitering
No Smoking of any kind
No Amplified sound
No Drones
No Bicycles, skateboards, roller blades or scooters (bicycles can be locked at any rack on streets around the venue)
No Motorized vehicles
No Pamphlets or product samples
No Overnight camping
No Tents
All Garbage, bottles, cans, paper, or other waste matter should be placed in designated trash and recycling receptacles
No Trespassing when Thrive City is closed
Any other prohibited items, activity, or behaviors deemed unsafe, or unacceptable by Chase Center Management

^^Exception certified service animals as defined by US Dept of Justice, Civil Rights Division