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Hannibal Buress Announces “The Hannibal Montanabal Experience” Tour

posted by Oscar August 3, 2016

Hannibal Montanabal Experience

Hannibal Buress has unveiled the dates for his upcoming Hannibal Montanabal Experience standup tour. The Chicago comedian will kick off his tour this Friday at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT and will continue on to cities in the US and Canada like Boston, Detroit, Cleveland, Vancouver, Calgary, and his hometown of course.

Get your tickets on his website. Check out all of the stops below. Continue Reading

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Flight Of The Conchords Announce Summer 2016 Tour

posted by Oscar February 29, 2016

Flight Of The Conchords 2016 Tour

America’s favorite New Zealand comedy duo, Flight Of The Conchords have announced that they will be reuniting and playing a summer tour this year. Following the announcement that they would be performing at the Newport Folk Festival, Bret McKenzie and Jemaine Clement have revealed more dates for this reunion, performing shows between June 11th and July 27th.

Tickets go on sale this Friday March 4th at 10am. For tickets and more details visit: http://smarturl.it/FOTCsingFOTC

See all of the tour dates below. Continue Reading

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Broken Lizard (“Super Troopers”) presents “Meow What,” Live Comedy Show at Park West, Feb. 25

posted by Oscar January 14, 2016

Broken LizardThe boys of Broken Lizard, best known for the cult film comedy Super Troopers, will be coming to Chicago with their live one-night comedy extravaganza Meow What?  Lizard troupe members Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Heffernan, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske, stars and creators of the movies Super Troopers, Club Dread and Beerfest, will appear live in Meow What?: An Evening with Broken Lizard, on Thursday, February 25, 2016, 8 pm at Park West.

Tickets, $25-$45, will benefit Halcyon Theatre, the Albany Park-based Equity theater company. The show is “All Ages;” under 18 must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

Mark your calendars and buy your tickets at jamusa.com/park-west.

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Tracy Morgan Announces “Picking Up The Pieces” Comeback Stand-Up Comedy Tour

posted by Oscar October 20, 2015

Tracy Morgan

Tracy Morgan is back! After being in a car accident involving multiple vehicles threatened his life, the comedian returned to the spotlight as a presenter at the 2015 Emmys and most recently he hosted last weekend’s episode of Saturday Night LiveThe full-fledged return continues with today’s announcement that Tracy will be hitting the road for his stand-up comedy tour called “Picking Up the Pieces.”

The tour will kick off right next door to us at The Venue at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, IN, will then continue to cities Boston, NYC, Honolulu, DC, and Atlanta.

Get your tickets at tracymorgan.com/tour/. See all of the tour dates below. Continue Reading

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Chris Hardwick Announces ‘Funcomfortable Tour 2015’

posted by Oscar November 23, 2014

Chris Hardwick Funcomfortable Tour 2015

King of the Nerds Chris Hardwick has announced his latest tour, set to run from January to May of 2015. The man behind The Nerdist Empire will be hitting cities like New York, Detroit, Chicago, Minneapolis, and Seattle as part of his new Funcomfortable Tour.

The Funcomfortable Tour is in preparation for his next stand-up special, the follow-up to 2012’s Mandroid.

All of the cities that are part of the first leg of the tour are listed in the image above, get your tickets for all dates now: FuncomfortableTour.com Continue Reading

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Funny or Die Presents: Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival feat. Louis CK, Aziz Ansari & Marc Maron

posted by Oscar June 25, 2014

Oddball Fest 2014

Hot damn have we got an awesome comedy tour in our hands… The second annual ODDBALL COMEDY & CURIOSITY FESTIVAL, presented by Live Nation and Funny Or Die, has announced this year’s lineup and it delivers one that will make you immediately excited about seeing when they will hit your town.

The roster for the 2014 edition of the world’s biggest comedy tour boasts Louis C.K., Aziz Ansari, Marc Maron, Bill Burr, Chris Hardwick, Dave Attell, Demetri Martin, Hannibal Buress, Jeff Ross, Amy Schumer, Jim Gaffigan and Sarah Silverman. Some of the other notable acts that are part of this lineup include Jim Jefferies, Julian McCullough, Michael Che, Moshe Kasher, Reggie Watts, Ron Funches, Rory Scovel, and Whitney Cummings.

This year’s festivities include 21 dates in all, kicking off on Aug. 8 at Tampa, Fla.’s MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre and finish off Austin’s Austin360 Amphitheatre. Like last year, Oddball 2014 will include two stages, the return of the Cut Throat Freak Show, a roaming troupe of misfit performers, tasty treats, libations and more. Citi card members will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, June 25 at 2 p.m. local time through Citi’s Private Pass Program. For complete presale details, go here.

Tickets for Funny Or Die Presents The Oddball Comedy & Curiosity Festival 2014 are available beginning Saturday, June 28 at 10 a.m. at www.livenation.com or www.funnyordie.com/oddball. See the tour dates and roster below. Continue Reading

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The A.V. Club X The Onion Present: The 1st annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival

posted by Oscar March 24, 2014

1st 26th Annual Comedy Fest

Earlier today, The A.V. Club and The Onion announced that they’ve come together and present the 1st annual 26th Annual Comedy Festival. Taking place June 12-14 at Chicago’s Athenaeum Theatre (2936 N. Southport), they’ve put together a stellar lineup that features Comedy Bang! Bang! Live, Tig Notaro, Kyle Kinane, and Marc Maron.

A limited number of three-night passes will go on sale tomorrow, March 25, at 10 a.m. central; three-night purchasers will have access to the best seats in the venue, and will have the option of sitting in the same seat each night. Tickets for individual shows will go on sale this Friday, March 28, at 10 a.m. central.

For more information and ticket links, go to 26comedy.com.

  • Comedy Bang! Bang! Live (June 12, 7:30 p.m.)
  • Tig Notaro, Kyle Kinane (June 13, 7 & 10 p.m.)
  • Marc Maron (June 14, 7:30 p.m.)
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Recap: Just For Laughs Chicago at Stage 773 (6/13)

posted by Oscar June 14, 2013

Just For Laughs Chicago_ jflLast night we went out to Stage 773 again to check out some more hilarious shows and it turned out to be a great night of comedy once more. On our list of acts to see were standup and podcaster (The Champs) Moshe Kasher, Set List: Stand-Up Without A Net, and The Combo curated by Team Coco and not one of those disappointed. Continue Reading

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What’s Dope This Weekend? (6/14/-6/16)

posted by Alex June 14, 2013

library-lotSo the weekend has come up on us and you’re currently at the day gig trying to see what to do this weekend. Look no further, we have your weekend covered. We’ve vetted and chose some events worth checking out in the lovely city so you can get back to those “TPS Reports” that you’re boss has been asking you for since Monday morning. Continue Reading

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Recap: ‘@DadBoner and Friends, You Guys’ (Just For Laughs Chicago)

posted by Oscar June 13, 2013

20130613-134404.jpgLast night, June 12, we caught the @DadBoner and Friends, You Guys show at Stage 773 as part of the Just For Laughs Festival. While we weren’t entirely familiar with the @DadBoner character, we knew about its cult following and felt compelled enough to want to check out what Mike Burns, creator of the character, had in store for this. In hindsight, the turnout for the show did not do it justice but Burns pointed out correctly that once again, as a Michigan man, he’s been “f*cked” by the Blackhawks, this time thanks to yet another nail-biting OT game that kept fans in front of TV screens over being out for a night of comedy. Continue Reading

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Tenacious D Announce ‘Festival Supreme’: Music & Comedy Festival

posted by Oscar June 10, 2013

Festival Supreme

The creators of the best song on Earth, Tenacious D, have announced their music and comedy festival, Festival Supreme. This one-of-a-kind fest will take place on Saturday, October 19 on the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, CA. Jack Black and Kyle Gass, the men behind Tenacious D, are the curators of the special one-day festival. Continue Reading