The next couple of weeks are going to be a LOT of fun - there are so many great shows in so many nooks and corners.  Here's the top picks for this week:

Monday, August 8 - My Monday's are pretty much locked and loaded every week.  Comedy Monsoon (Info) continues to pack kickass lineups in front of great crowds.  Then back to Hollywood for the always entertaining Ding Dong Show in the Belly Room of the Comedy Store.

Tuesday, August 9 - The now weekly Holy Fuck! (Info) continues to be another one of the best shows around town.  This week headliner Ari Shaffir is joined by a great lineup including Dave Ross & Jacob Sirof.

Wednesday, August 10 - I have been looking forward to The Birthday Roast of Rell Battle (Info) ever since we talked him into it a few weeks back.  Some of the funniest guys around town, who happen to be his great friends will be skewering him.  Roastmaster Colonel Tony Hinchliffe leads the dais of Byron Bowers, John Tomashefsky, Justine Marino, Jerrod Carmichael, Benji Aflalo, Angelo Bowers, Yassir Lester, Robby Slowik, Paul Palmeri and Sandro Iocalano.  8:30 pm at Red Rock in West Hollywood. (Event Info)

Thursday, August 11 - You guys know I love Comedy Basketball.  The league champion Improv team - Nick Hoff, Fahim Anwar, Dan Madonia, Willie Hunter, Sandy Danto and the rest of the squad will make you laugh with mic skills that equal their court skills.  We Are The Champions - 10 pm at the Improv (Info and Guest List)

And if you need a comedy appetizer, check out Jerrod Charmichael, Jonny Loquasto, Jimmy Talarico and ME on The Awesomeness Show at Red Rock Bar at 9 pm.

Friday, August 12 - Kevin Nealon kicks off his weekend stand at the Irvine Improv. (Tickets)

Saturday, Aug 13 - Check out Late Night Rumble (Info) at The Comedy Store. This rocking, crazy, wild party kicks off at midnight and doesn't stop until the Barris/Kenedy + Overdrives has finished rocking you one more time.  Happy Hour specials and FREE entry when you say "DON BARRIS" at the door.

Sunday, August 14 - Check out Skinny Sundays at the Hollywood Improv.  GREAT lineups, as always, this week with BOTH Marc Maron AND TJ Miller.  (Info)



AuthorThe Comedy Groupie