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looking for laughs this week? check out these great underground comedy shows curated just for you - free or cheap, and with drink ...

looking for laughs this week? check out these great underground comedy shows curated just for you - free or cheap, and with drink specials to boot. support live comedy and the venues that bring you the funny.
  WEDS 04.26.17  

WHY IT'S A PICK:   This show is celebrating its two year anniversary for a reason: it's FULL of AWESOME.  This line up is FIY...


WHY IT'S A PICK: 
 This show is celebrating its two year anniversary for a reason: it's FULL of AWESOME.  This line up is FIYAH and it is all for FREE . . . in a BREWERY.  Are we in HEAVEN?

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER

It’s our anniversary! Can’t believe we’ve been keepin’ it soft at Threes Brewing for two whole years now. Join us for a night of celebratory laahffs with some of our favorite comics.

COMICS <click the names for more info>
Anthony DeVito (Late Show)
Aparna Nancherla (Conan)
Joe Zimmerman (Tonight Show)
Heather Thomson (Bridgetown)

*LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE


HOSTS
Claudia Cogan and Brendan McLaughlin

COST
FREE so buy a little something to support this venue!

VENUE
THREES BREWING
333 DOUGLASS STREET
BROOKLYN, NY  11217
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WHY IT'S A PICK: WHEEEEE!!! A true nerd's HEAVEN.... a comedy SHARK TANK!?  ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER What happens...


WHY IT'S A PICK:
WHEEEEE!!! A true nerd's HEAVEN.... a comedy SHARK TANK!? 

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER

What happens when COMEDIANS bring their BUSINESS IDEAS in front of a startup panel? We'll find out Thursday April 27 at 61 Local!  Hosts John Payne, Larry Mancini, and Emily Winter have mined the comedy community for comedians who have REAL BUSINESS IDEAS that they plan to present in the funniest way possible, in hopes of winning a little something to kick off their entrepreneurial career. 

BackFat Variety is smart, silly, ambitious, and most importantly... not too long. Kick off your weekend with BackFat, now in it's 4th year!


COMICS  <click the names for more info>
MARTIN URBANO (Bridgetown Comedy Festival) 
DREW ANDERSON (Cromm Comedy Festival) 
ELISE VALDERRAMA (Fusion Live Correspondent) 
NOUR HADIDI (SiriusXM) & NATALIE NORMAN (JFL42)
JOSH BRANHAM (Gotham Comedy Live)

*Lineup subject to change

HOSTS

Emily Winter (Fusion), Larry Mancini and John Payne (The Tracys)

COST
FREE  so buy a drink, will ya?

VENUE
61 LOCAL
61 BERGEN STREET
BROOKLYN, NY  11201
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WHY IT'S A PICK:  Amazing line up this month at one of the city's favorite shows . . . AND there's TACOS. ABOUT THE SHOW...


WHY IT'S A PICK:
 Amazing line up this month at one of the city's favorite shows . . . AND there's TACOS.

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER

The Wolf Spirit Boys host this 90-minute monthly comedy variety show featuring stand up, live panel discussions, sketches, and a new video every month. Each show, Wolf Spirit is joined by a brand new lineup of the most exciting members of the New York City comedy community. Past guests include Jared Logan, Sean Patton, Mark Normand, and more.

Wolf Spirit Live is a Time Out New York Critic’s Pick and has been named one of the Best Free Comedy Shows In NYC. It received the Creek and the Cave’s 2015 Best New Show Award and Wolf Spirit was featured in Wildcard’s 10 Breakout Sketch Groups of 2015.




COMICS  <click the names for more info>
Jeffrey Joseph
Liz Magee
Reg Thomas
Sean Preston
Andrew Casertano


*Lineup subject to change

HOSTS

Keele Howard-Stone & Tom Brink

COST
$5 - PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE

VENUE
CREEK AND CAVE
10-93 JACKSON AVE
LONG ISLAND CITY, NY  11101
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WHY IT'S A PICK:  WOWZA - this month the kids do it again... with a line up featuring comics from Comedy Central, HBO / Jon Stewa...


WHY IT'S A PICK: 
WOWZA - this month the kids do it again... with a line up featuring comics from Comedy Central, HBO / Jon Stewart, Funny or Die, and all this is coming at you for FREE.

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER

Hey there guys! We have our 11th show on the 29th and the line up is sick. We also gonna be showing a new sketch if that weird bartender isn't there who hid the projector remote from us last time (its a whole thing, don't need to get into it). BUT, you know what you can get into??? 

COMICS <click the names for more info>
Ryan Mulholland
Jordan Jensen
Jon Newman
Casey James Salengo
Lucie Steiner
Shalewa Sharpe
Luke Mones

*LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE

HOSTS
Joe StriksCasey McGowanFrank DeRuggeiroJames Nichols

COST
FREE - so, hey buy a drink and support this venue.

VENUE
LEGION BAR 
790 METROPOLITAN AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11211
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WHY IT'S A PICK:  This may be a brand new show, but it is LOADED with comedy PROS! Get to QED so you can say you were there when ...


WHY IT'S A PICK: 
This may be a brand new show, but it is LOADED with comedy PROS! Get to QED so you can say you were there when it all started!

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER

Fun and flamboyant hosts Babe Parker and Davey Steveydave host a variety show of stand-up comedy acts along with some unusual surprise guests. 

COMICS <click the names for more info>
Claudia Cogan
Lawrence DeLoach
Frank Liotti
Ayanna Dookie

*LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE


HOSTS
Babe Parker and Davey Stevey Dave

COST
$5 - PURCHASE TICKETS ONLINE HERE

VENUE
27-16 23RD AVENUE
ASTORIA, NY 11105

WHY IT'S A PICK:  Celebrate FOUR YEARS of comedy, variety, trivia and New York! ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER Four years ...


WHY IT'S A PICK:
 Celebrate FOUR YEARS of comedy, variety, trivia and New York!

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER
Four years can go by so quickly: high school, college, (some but certainly not all) American presidential terms. This Monday, join your host Nat Towsen to celebrate four years of the show that teaches you how to be a New Yorker without ruining New York!

To commemorate this momentous occasion, Nat has put together a lineup of some of his absolute favorite people in the city.  

FEATURING 
Rae Sanni (Comedy Central's "The President Show")

"Rejected New Yorker Cartoonswith Jeremy Nguyen and Ellis Rosen
(cartoonists for The New Yorker)

Daniel Koren (Cannes Lions International Film Festival)

Downtown History (An interview with Phil Hartman, owner of Two Boots Pizza)

NYC Trivia with guest triviamaster Jamela Zarha Williams


* Win prizes (ie comics, pizza) from local sponsors!

*Lineup subject to change

HOST
Nat Towsen


COST
$7 - PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS ONLINE HERE


VENUE
UCB EAST
153 EAST 3RD STREET
NEW YORK, NY  10009
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WHY IT'S A PICK:  Two true gentlemen of comedy bring you an evening of laughs, live music, in a lovely setting... can we just move ...

WHY IT'S A PICK: 
Two true gentlemen of comedy bring you an evening of laughs, live music, in a lovely setting... can we just move it? 

ABOUT THE SHOW - FROM THE PRODUCER

Dumbo Comedy has returned! After a brief hiatus Derek Humphrey and Aaron Kominos-Smith bring music and comedy back to the cutest part of Brooklyn. Grab some food and a drink and relax on a Tuesday.

COMICS <click the names for more info>
Maria Wojciechowski (Seeso)
Tahlia Robinson (The Real Bubble Lives of Building 104)
Martin Urbano (Bridgetown Comedy Festival)
Nat Towsen (Nat Towsen's Downtown Variety Hour)
Daniel Raderstrong (New York Comedy Club)
Ray DeVito (Northen Discomfort)
Live music at 7:30pm from Nick Miller

*LINEUP SUBJECT TO CHANGE

HOSTS
Derek Humphrey and Aaron Kominos-Smith 

COST
FREE - so, hey, buy a drink and support this venue.

VENUE
DUMBO KITCHEN
108 JAY STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11201
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