IT’S THE FUNNIEST TIME OF THE YEAR!
The weather is turning. The days are shortening. Fall is settling in and winter is coming. You need to laugh. Not like a polite chuckle, either. We’re talking gut busting belly laughs from the best sketch comedy groups in Seattle and from across the country. Enter SketchFest!
Sponsored by: Sidecar, 4 Culture, Office of Arts & Culture, Pabst Blue Ribbon, SubPop Records, Theo Chocolate, and City Arts Magazine.
Get the full schedule here: http://www.sketchfest.org/tickets2016/
Get SketchFest merch here: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/SketchFest
Every year SketchFest Seattle pairs the best local groups with the funniest folks from around the continent. This year’s festival is bringing talent from Los Angeles, Toronto, Winnipeg, and Montreal!
HEADLINER SHOW TICKETS: http://bit.ly/SketchFest16
September 23, 7p @ Annex Theatre
Special Guest Joshua Chambers
September 23, 9:30p @ Annex
Getting Naked with Friends
Special Guest Jason Goad
September 24, 7p @ Annex
Ladies & Gentlemen
Special Guest Finn Cottom
September 24, 9:30p @ Annex
Special Guest Natalie Holt
Five comics take the stage and tell their jokes. Each time the Stripmaster rings the bell, the comic must remove an item of clothing to continue the set!
This show has taken Portland by storm and now it’s graduated to Seattle!
Comedy, nudity, embarrassment, and a stripper pole! Just like at your mom’s house.
This month’s line up:
Hosted by Portland’s favorite naked comedian, Wendy Weiss!
Tickets $5 in advance, $10 at the door
At Sexual Awake’n’Baking, the best names in the comedy scene smoke a j, drink a beer, or just relax while we shoot the breeze about the birds and the bees!
Join us for a LIVE RECORDING of our podcast! There will be games, music and performances from our second month’s guests: Evelyn Jensen, Willie Simon, Peter Stone and Elicia Sanchez!
$10 suggested donation at the door.
with Maddie Downes and Natalie Holt
Join Maddie and Natalie as they shoot the breeze with local standups about sex, drugs, and anything else that might arise over the course of an hour and a half of funny people talking into mics. Every comedian steers the discussion somewhere unique, and we curate an entertaining and insightful half hour of laughter, advice, and drug abuse for your listening pleasure.
Hear the Latest Episode:
Featuring cover art from Emily Shahan and music from the band Jeff! Like us on Facebook to stay in the know, and subscribe and rate us on iTunes or Stitcher to show your support!
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Long Walk is an intimate comedy showcase featuring three of Seattle’s best upcoming comedians. No frills, no gimmicks, just three great comics doing 20 minutes each. I mean, unless you count quality as a gimmick.
Our featured performers are:
Price: $7 (All proceeds go directly to the performers)
Produced and hosted by Daniel Isherwood
Stop us if you’ve heard this one before – five comics hit our stage and do their best sets, then they go to an undisclosed location to get WAY too high, only to come back in and do another set completely baked.
Host – Erin Ingle
Sober/High Comedians – Eden Nault, Natalie Holt, Brendan Kelley, Maddie Downes & Andrew Rivers
Saturday | January 9th | Doors 8PM | Show 9PM | Jai Thai
WHAT’S IT COST?
All shows at Jai Thai are free, but since this show always packs out early and we have top notch comedians on it, we are asking for up to a $10 donation at the door. If you do not donate you WILL still be allowed to come in and enjoy the show. We will never turn anyone away. But if you have the money, give what you can.
Any and all of the cash goes directly to the performers.
[Performances at the Pocket are $10 online and $14 at the door. Online sales close 4pm day of show.]
Friday, Sept 25th @ 10pm
Tickets – http://bit.ly/BEhereNOW
Show Description – Come say farewell to one of Seattle’s most unique stand up comedians. Yes, Albert Kirchner is making the leap and moving all the way to NYC, but before he does he want’s to release an EP, as well as say goodbye to YOU. Come and see Albert along with some of his very favorite performers in Seattle. You’ll laugh, you’ll pretend not to cry, and you’ll start missing Ablert before he even leaves.
w/ Doug Gale, Natalie Holt, and more!
Producer bio – Raised in Pennsylvania, Albert Kirchner is adopted, hairy, kind, emotional, vibrant, and passionate. Paying the bills as a professional cashier, he strives to craft stand up comedy that is genuine and honest to the human experience. Albert is a whirlwind of energy and emotion, and performs a spectacular show that has been featured in several festivals and cities including Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival.
Remember when we said we had no more live shows scheduled for the summer?! WE LIED. Day Job is taking a break from filming sketches to bring you two hilarious nights of comedy. We have the honor of featuring some of our favorite female comedians in the area and we cannot wait to debut this show! Everybody will be talking about their periods, moon cycles, and their favorite Cathy Comic…JK they’re gonna talk about whatever the fuck they want because they can!!!
Each night will feature a different line-up of pee-your-pants comedians followed by a 25 minute set by yours truly! Come join us for what we truly believe will be a show to remember! I mean come on, women?! Comedy?! Talk about a good joke!
Friday July 17th and Saturday July 18th at 8:30pm at The Ballard Underground. Pay-What-You-Can and come laugh your bandana off.
Friday July 17th:
Seattle Sketch Group: SUPER FAMOUS featuring Lindsey Leonard & Randy Wood
Saturday July 18th:
About Day Job:
Day Job has been making audiences pee a tiny bit in their pants from uncontrollable laughter since the summer of 2014. They are known for their use of physical comedy, heartwarmingly bizarre interactions, and pigeons. They’ve graced the stage as salmon, bros, Waldo, eligible murderers, QFC employees, mimes, and embarrassing dads. They have performed across this great nation at venues such as The Ballard Underground, Arts Crush, The Comedy Womb, The Pocket Theatre, and The Annex. Day Job headlined at SketchFest Seattle in 2014 and after winning FundFight this year they are coming back as headliners in September 2015! Come take a delightfully weird journey with Seattle’s only all female sketch comedy group as they tickle your funniest bone. “You do not want to miss this!” -said Everyone Ever.
WHO RUN THE WORLD? GIRLS.