Headlining July 1 – 3
Louis Katz & Alex Koll from Comedy Central!
Louis Katz has performed at the Montreal “Just for Laughs” Comedy Festival, the Atlanta “Laffapalooza” Comedy Festival, the Amsterdam “Toomler International” Comedy Festival and the Vancouver Comedy Festival. He has appeared on NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly,” Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” Jamie Foxx’s “America’s Funniest Comics,” and HBO’s “Down & Dirty w/Jim Norton.” Louis also produced a series of short films for Adult Swim’s superdeluxe.com, which can now be seen at youtube.com/louiskatzcomedy.
Headlines July 1 – 2
Kennedy skyrocketed to fame with a groundbreaking performance and scene-stealing rants in Wes Craven’s Scream and Scream 2. Most recently, Kennedy joined the cast of CBS’s “Ghost Whisperer” opposite Jennifer Love Hewitt. In September of 2008 Kennedy released Heckler, a documentary which he produced with Michael Addis. The film played at both the Tribeca and AFI Film Festivals and has been met with critical acclaim.
Headlines July 2 – 3
As an advocate of black comedians’ talent, D.L. Hughley worked to support their careers, leading by example. After years of experience in the standup circuit, Hughley took on the role of host of BET’s Comic View in 1992, in addition to various other television appearances on comedy programs and sitcoms. He was born on March 6, 1963, named Darryl Hughley, and raised in Southern California, where he would spend the majority of his performing life as well.
Comedian Howie Mandel is no stranger to random acts of weirdness. He was kicked out of highs school for impersonating a school board member and hiring a construction company to build an addition to the campus. He became famous by putting a rubber glove over his head and inflating it with his nose. And now he has dropped the handshake completely in exchange for the fist bump.
Headlines July 15 – 18
Changing the face of American stand-up comedy, Rex is one of the hardest working comedians today. A household name in Filipino American homes, he released his 1st comedy CD entitled “Badly Browned” in 1998 which was followed by “Husky Boy” and “Bastos.”
Headlines July 8 – 10
This is a SacramentoComedy Meetup Event
Melissa Peterman is one of Sacramento Comedy’s favorite comedians! Peterman played “Barbra Jean” on the hit sitcom “Reba” for 6 years. She has also appeared on many television shows including, “Surviving Surburbia,” “Rita Rocks,” “Just Shoot Me,” the ABC pilot “Cedric,” and the Fox pilot “Living with Abandon.”
Headlines July 2 – 3
Steve Byrne’s high energy and physical style of comedy makes him one of the hottest young comedians touring the country today. Watch him live this week at The Comedy Store!
Headlines July 1 -3
Today, most of Kenney’s work takes place in the Silver State of Nevada, where he is known as “Mr. Las Vegas”. You may have seen Ron Kenney on A&E’s Evening at the Improv, VH-1′s Comedy Joe made his television debut on the Spanish Channel where he was muy funny-o despite not being able to speak Spanish.
Jerry Seinfeld, executive producer of NBC’s “The Marriage Ref” will help call the Mets-Tigers game this Wednesday at Citi Field. He has wife, Jessica, to thank for the Father’s Day gift that will reunite him with New York Mets legend Keith Hernandez.
Headlines June 23rd For One Night Only!
Kevin Munroe is a regular at Punchline San Francisco and is a fast rising star in the Bay Area comedy scene. Munroe was was born in Trinidad which give him a unique perspective and a really cool accent (chicks dig it.)
Kevin will be joined by sardonic NY comic Chris Laker and a crew of Sacramento’s best including Ellis Rodriguez, John Alston, and as always, host Keith Lowell Jensen.
Headlines June 24 – 27
Australian born Jim Jefferies is a headline performer in Canada, Asia, South Africa, Europe, the UK, and most recently, the US. Regarded as one of the fastest rising stars in the comedy world, his brash confrontational style has made him one of the most sought after comics on the world stage.
Are you a fan of Daniel Tosh? (a Tosh-er?). If you have been following Tosh’s rise to stardom then we have some really good news for you.
According to Tosh’s official website, he is going to be performing a 50+ city tour starting in September. Tosh’s Twenty Ten Tour has Tosh criss crossing the country performing in a different city each day through November.
Why was it no surprise to see that the Upright Citizen’s Brigade would jump up on the BP oil spill bandwagon doing what they do best. Parodying life’s most uncomfortable moments.
Special Show June 17th For One Night Only!
For regular visitors here, you know that I have a soft spot in my heart for the family friendly, very funny “Who’s Line Is It Anyway” improv games at Sacramento Comedy Sportz. One of their team members lost their home, almost all possessions, and two cats in a house fire. Sacramento Comedy Sportz is having a special benefit show this Thursday night, 6/17, 8 PM. They are asking a minimum $5 donation, but people can donate more if they want. All ticket proceeds go to the family.
Neil Hamburger, known as the “anti-comedian” will be performing at the Sacramento Comedy Spot for one night only.
Wikipedia explains Neil Hamburger’s comic style as the following: “Hamburger’s jokes range from variations of “Why did the chicken cross the road” to celebrity targets, such as Paris Hilton… His pacing is off, and he clears his throat nonstop through his entire routine, often to keep overzealous fans from shouting out his punchlines. Publicity materials refer to Hamburger as “the world’s ‘worst’ stand-up comedian.”