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Sunday, January 13
 

10:00pm

Greetings, From Queer Mountain with Micheal Foulk
"Greetings, from Queer Mountain" is the queen mother of queer storytelling series.  Every episode features a diverse collection of work from LGBTQ+ performers across the country. Running for over 5 years in Austin, New Orleans, New York, and now Oakland, we've produced over 100 unique and original live shows featuring performers such as Daniel Rugg Webb, Bowen Yang, Gabby Rivera, and Janine Brito. It’s like hanging out with all the queer friends you wish you had! $15, All Ages

Artists
avatar for Brian Bahe

Brian Bahe

Brian Bahe is a Native American, queer stand-up comedian and writer originally from Phoenix, Arizona, now based in New York City.Brian studied improv at The Torch Theater in Phoenix. Shortly after graduating from Arizona State University, he moved to New York City and began pursuing... Read More →
avatar for Irene Tu

Irene Tu

Irene Tu is a Chicago-born, San Francisco-based stand-up comedian, actor, and writer. In 2017, the San Francisco Chronicle singled her out as an “artist on the brink of fame,” on the heels of being named one of the “Bay Area’s 11 Best Stand Up Comedians” (SFist) and one... Read More →
avatar for Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams

Marcus Williams is a stand-up comedian posing as a structural engineer during business hours. He was a semi-finalist in the 2016 Sacramento Comedy Festival and has performed at the San Francisco Punchline, Cobb's Comedy Club, all over New York, Denver and several other locations with... Read More →
avatar for Micheal Foulk

Micheal Foulk

Micheal Foulk is a queer comedian, writer, and organizer from Austin, Texas. They have been featured on the Crom Comedy Festival, FunFunFun Fest, and Out Of Bounds Comedy Festival. They are the co-creator of the LGBTQ+ storytelling showcases Greetings, from Queer Mountain (ATX/NOLA/NYC/OAK... Read More →
avatar for Natasha Muse

Natasha Muse

Natasha Muse is like the C3P0 of San Francisco comedy: a bunch of small bears once mistook her for a golden god but in reality she’s a bumbling robot (as well as a mom, a transsexual, and a firm agnostic). The SF Weekly once declared her a “Comedian to Watch” in 2014, and in... Read More →
avatar for Nick Sahoyah

Nick Sahoyah

Nick Sahoyah is a writer, actor, and stand up comedian based out of San Francisco, California best know for his web shows, 8-Hit Gaming on Queerspace Magazine and Cool Mom with Jinkx Monsoon on WOW Presents. As a comedian Nick has performed all over the country including at Bridgetown... Read More →
avatar for Nori Reed

Nori Reed

Nori isn’t just a comedian based in Oakland, California. Nori is a lifestyle. When she isn’t perfecting her skin care routine or thinking about the devastating impact of U.S. imperialism, Nori performs at LGBTQ community events and comedy clubs all over the Bay Area. Currently... Read More →



Sunday January 13, 2019 10:00pm - 11:30pm
PianoFight Mainstage 144 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
 
Friday, January 18
 

7:30pm

Porchlight, a Storytelling Series
For the past sixteen years, Porchlight has been San Francisco's premier storytelling series. Each month, co-founders Beth Lisick and Arline Klatte invite six people to tell ten-minute true stories without using notes or memorization. Past storytellers include some of the area's most entertaining school bus drivers, mushroom hunters, politicians, socialites, sex workers, musicians, authors, systems analysts, and social workers. This is a partially seated show—arrive early for a seat. $25, 21+

Due to a change in schedule, Sarah Thyre will not be appearing.

Artists
avatar for Arline Klatte

Arline Klatte

Arline Klatte is the co-host of the successful San Francisco-based storytelling show, Porchlight.
avatar for Beth Lisick

Beth Lisick

Beth Lisick is a writer and actor. She is the author of five books and has appeared in films screened at Cannes, Sundance, and the San Francisco International Film Festival.Her books include the memoir collection "Yokohama Threeway" and "Other Small Shames," the New York Times bestselling... Read More →
avatar for Guy Branum

Guy Branum

Guy Branum is a comedian best known for his appearances on "Chelsea Lately," "@Midnight," "The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore," and "The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail." He is the creator and host for the new truTV show "Talk Show The Game Show" and is a writer and producer for Hulu’s... Read More →
avatar for Jon Glaser

Jon Glaser

Jon Glaser is an actor and writer who created, starred in, and co-wrote the TV shows “Delocated,” “Neon Joe Werewolf Hunter”, and “Jon Glaser Loves Gear.” You may or may not recognize him as Councilman Jamm from “Parks and Recreation” or Laird from “Girls.” Other... Read More →
avatar for Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings

Ken Jennings is America's quiz show sweetheart, having won "Jeopardy!" a record 74 times in a row in 2004. Today he is the author of eleven books, including the New York Times-bestselling "Maphead" and "Because I Said So!," as well as the Junior Genius series for kids.
avatar for Lucy Davis

Lucy Davis

Lucy’s first job as an actress was at the age of 20, when she played Maria Lucas in the BBC/A&E adaptation of “Pride and Prejudice,” with Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.A few years later, she starred in the Golden Globe winning BBC comedy “The Office,” playing Dawn Tinsley... Read More →
avatar for Marc Capelle

Marc Capelle

Marc Capelle is a San Francisco native musician, composer, arranger, and producer.He’s played with 100’s of acts including Virgil Shaw, the Fresh & Onlys, Jason Lytle, American Music Club, Tommy Guerrero, Kelley Stoltz, Third Eye Blind, Margaret Cho, and quartet-style gospel pioneers... Read More →
avatar for Maria Wojciechowski

Maria Wojciechowski

Maria Wojciechowski is a Brooklyn-based stand-up comedian with a strong background of sketch, improv, dance, and music.Originally from Mobile, AL, Maria has been praised by Theater is Easy for possessing “a sharp wit” and “a clarity of prose.” The Chicago Tribune noted she... Read More →



Friday January 18, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Swedish American Hall 2174 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114
 
Saturday, January 19
 

4:20pm

The 420 Show with Matt Besser
Matt Besser and friends will perform their weed material. There's a lot. THIS SHOW WILL GET YOU HIGH. $25, All Ages

Due to a change in schedules, Stephanie Allynne, Andy Richter and Sarah Thyre will not be appearing.

Artists
avatar for Alice Wetterlund

Alice Wetterlund

Alice Wetterlund has performed her non-yelling brand of comedy nationally at colleges, clubs, and festivals such as Just for Laughs, Bridgetown, Moon Tower, Women in Comedy, SF Sketchfest, RIOT LA, and frequently tours with Comedy Central on Campus and with Girl Code/Guy Code on Campus... Read More →
avatar for Caitlin Gill

Caitlin Gill

Caitlin's stand up has been featured on the Viceland show "Flophouse." She has performed at the Oddball Comedy Tour, the Outside Lands Festival, SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival and in some of the best comedy clubs in the nation. Her writing has been featured in Bobcat Goldthwait's... Read More →
avatar for Dave Hill

Dave Hill

Dave Hill is a comedian, writer, and musician originally from Cleveland but now living in New York City. He has appeared on "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt," "Inside Amy Schumer," "@midnight," "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee," "The Tick" and "The Jim Gaffigan Show" among other programs... Read More →
avatar for Langston Kerman

Langston Kerman

Langston Kerman is a LA based stand-up comic, actor and writer originally from Oak Park, IL. Langston’s first half hour special just aired in September 2018 as part of Comedy Central Stand-Up Presents. This past month, Langston wrote and starred in a Broadway Video produced presentation... Read More →
avatar for Matt Besser

Matt Besser

Raised a proud Razorback in Little Rock, Arkansas, Matt Besser attended Amherst College where he learned how to collect CDs. After graduating, Matt toured the Midwest doing stand-up, while taking improvisation direction from Del Close at Chicago’s Improv Olympic Theater. In Chicago... Read More →



Saturday January 19, 2019 4:20pm - 5:50pm
Gateway Theatre 215 Jackson Street, San Francisco, CA 94111
 
Thursday, January 24
 

8:00pm

Mortified
For over 17 years Mortified has been a unique grassroots storytelling sensation with shows all over the country, the world, and seen on Netflix's documentary, "Mortified Nation". Witness adults sharing their actual, embarrassing, and hilarious diaries, letters, songs, poems, and more in front of total strangers.
 
Performers range from professionals to to total amateurs, all in the noble pursuit of self degradation.

Share the shame. $35/$25



Thursday January 24, 2019 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Cobb's Comedy Club 915 Columbus Street, San Francisco, CA 94133
 
Saturday, January 26
 

7:30pm

RISK! with Kevin Allison
RISK! is the show where people tell true stories they never thought they'd dare to share in public. Created and hosted by Kevin Allison (MTV's "The State," "Reno 911!," "High Maintenance," etc), the RISK! podcast is downloaded over 1 million times each month and features famous folks and ordinary people sharing the most hilarious, intimate, moving and incredible moments from their lives. Slate.com calls RISK! "Jaw-dropping, hilarious and just plain touching." RISK! came out with a book of the 37 best stories ever shared on the podcast, as well as lots of never-before-heard stories, in summer of 2018, called "RISK! True Stories People Never Thought They'd Dare To Share". Learn more at RISK-show.com. This is a partially seated show—arrive early for a seat. $30, 21+

Artists
avatar for Brian Babylon

Brian Babylon

The self-proclaimed “Prince of Bronzeville,” Brian Babylon is a comic and radio host. He's appeared on "Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!," contributes to BBC Radio, hosted The Moth StorySLAM in Chicago, and he can be seen on "Inside Amy Schumer." He's also hosted and produced The Morning... Read More →
avatar for Chris Garcia

Chris Garcia

Chris Garcia is a comedian, television writer, and podcaster from Los Angeles.You may have seen him tell his jokes on his very own half hour special on Comedy Central,  "This Is Not Happening," "Adam Devine’s House Party," and "@Midnight." Chris was named a New Face at the 2016... Read More →
avatar for Jamie Kennedy

Jamie Kennedy

Actor, producer, and comedian Jamie Kennedy just wrapped James Gray’s sci-fi epic "Ad Astra," opposite Brad Pitt. His other recent work includes starring roles in the latest installment of the "Tremors" film franchise for Universal, as well as "Riley’s Peak" with Jon Voight, and... Read More →
avatar for Kevin Allison

Kevin Allison

Kevin Allison is the creator of the live storytelling podcast RISK! (www.risk-show.com ), and a member of the legendary comedy troupe The State, known for their series on MTV. He has appeared in "Reno 911!," VH1′s "Best Week Ever," Comedy Central’s "Viva Variety" and "Stella... Read More →
avatar for Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead

Lizz Winstead has built her amazing career hilariously responding to the world. As co-creator and head writer of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Winstead has forever changed the way people get their news. As co-founder of "Air America Radio," she laid the foundation for such... Read More →
avatar for Marga Gomez

Marga Gomez

GLAAD Award-winning comedian, writer and actor seen on Netflix "Sense8," HBO's "Comic Relief" and LOGO's "One Night Stand Up"



Saturday January 26, 2019 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Swedish American Hall 2174 Market St., San Francisco, CA 94114