I host the Thursday show at the Comedy Palace every week and it’s a lot of fun – mostly. I say ‘mostly’ cos once in a while you have that night when an audience just doesn’t come together. It’s funny how it happens too. It’s not like they arrived on the same bus and agreed to not be cohesive when the show started. It’s like a flock of birds bumping into each other. I’m just standing there on stage with a big lump of bread going ‘Here Birdies’. Thursday night won’t be like that and I know it … the stars are aligned and DJ Sandhu, my comedian friend from Sacramento is headlining along with a stellar cast of hilarious people – like Matin Atrushi 🙂 Tony Calabrese and I will be breaking out our first ‘duo’ act and I am pretty excited about it. Mildly excited. Mostly. Come and find out what happens
So a few years ago San Diego comedian Gina Manning recommended me to her then partner Al Gavi, saying I might be a good fit for Comedy Heights. A little hole in the wall comedy show in University Heights every other Saturday. I’d only been a stand up comic for a short time so Al took a risk taking me on board … but like the say ‘the rest is history’. I promised Al ‘If we build it they’ll come’ … and it worked. Al is the best partner ever! He just said ‘ok’ to all of my ideas and I went for it. I came up with a mission that kept up focused on our goals and we went to a weekly ‘clean comedy’ show packed with a diverse mix of strong comedians and fresh new talent. It’s worked. 2 years later we are still strong as ever and it’s my favorite room hands down because the audience rocks! We build a ‘kill room’ that comedians love and the audience keeps coming back to. Yay Team! It takes a village 🙂
Finally … Tony Calabrese is opening for me. It had to happen sooner or later. And yes it’s all happening at our establishment of choice @spacebar in La Mesa, Friday July 24th 7pm. Kathleen Finney runs that room again, likes she used to a gazillion years ago, except now there’s beer and wine 🙂 It’s a $10 cover that gets you a free beverage of your choosing. And then you laugh for 90 minutes. Whether you like it or not. Trust me. It’s painless. Well mostly. 7454 University Ave, La Mesa 91942
Then Wednesday August 8th 7pm I’m at Java Joe’s with Jennifer Congernaum and Steve Heyl who run the show twice a month. It’s a hip little joint and that show will be a lot of laughs too. No Cover. No Drink Minimums. 3536 Adams Ave, SD 92116.
Looking forward to the Warriors Fundraiser June 13th at the American Legion Post 731 San Diego. Come and laugh with us 🙂
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I’m so proud to have been the first person to book this amazing young super star as a headliner, and we’re lucky enough to have her headline for our Thursday show at the Comedy Palace this week. When I mean superstar, I mean she’s competing on America’s biggest TV Comedy Competition and that’s all I can say about it right now. She’s touring the country and she’s only 21. We’re talking a lot of hard work and hilariously funny perspectives making this young lady the one to watch 🙂
I’m hosting the Punch Line Sacramento for 6 shows at the end of May and would love to catch up with all my Sacramento fans over a cold brew! ‘Sacramento Fans?’ I think that’s code for ‘friends and family’. LOL! Reserve your tables at http://www.punchlinesac.com/
I’m opening for Tony Calabrese in the next couple of weeks and the shows are supa! The Coach House in San Juan Capistrano is the first stop, then LeStats, and then South Pointe Casino Vegas May 13th. If you want to book us for a private event we are ready and available and promise a great show!
April 2: Karen Rontowski with Kat Radley
April 9: Trenton Davis with Matt Baca
April 16: Patrick DeGuire with Grace Fraga
April 23: Danny Villalpando with Bijan Mostafavi
April 30: Erik Knowles with Johhny Herrera
Downunder bound in a few weeks for a family wedding … the niece that got that octopus vs crab video that went viral is getting hitched. If you watched the version with the original audio in tact … you know my family is a lot of fun 🙂 Performing at a couple of shows, starting with Rosie O’Grady’s in Northbridge on Wednesday April 22nd. I’m hosting the show. Be there 7pm and plan to drink and laugh! I made a Facebook event so you can RSVP there if you like. See you there!
Winner of the World renowned Seattle Comedy Festival, Zoltan Kaszas headlines the Show this Thursday! He’s been headlining all over the country so we are lucky to have him on the show this week. Also Keith Michael Ashton returns from LA, and it’s pretty much a round out of the United Nations for the rest of the show. LOL. Message me here or on Facebook to be added to the VIP NO COVER list at the door. And we’ll see you there!