Live Comedy Shows in New York City: January 2018

Live Comedy in New York City January 2019:

New York features some of the best live comedy in the world every single night, from Manhattan to Queens, Brooklyn and beyond. But with so many to choose from, it can be difficult to find them all and nearly impossible to decide which shows to see. But see what shows are happening every night in NYC right here on The IBang!

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Click here for January 2 through January 9


THIS WEEKEND’s HEADLINERS:  THURSDAY JANUARY 3 THROUGH JANUARY 6

Gotham Comedy Club: Joe DeRosa
Shows: Friday 7:30 Saturday, 7:30 and 9:30 and Sunday at 7:30
Tickets:  http://gothamcomedyclub.com

Carolines Comedy Club: Sinbad
Shows: Friday 7:30 and 10pm, and Saturday, 7:30 and 10:00
Tickets: http://www.carolines.com

THIS WEEKEND’S CLUB SHOWCASE SHOWS  (click for lineups)

The Cellar, the Village Underground, and The Fat Black Pussycat
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New York Comedy Club
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Stand Up New York
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West Side Comedy Club
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The Stand NYC Pop Up Shows
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CLUB AND BAR SHOWS

Date: 01/02/2019
Show: Trivia Night at The Creek and The Cave
Venue: The Creek and The Cave
Location: 10-93 Jackson Ave. Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 08:00 pm
Description of Show:
Round up your friends, make a team, and answer questions from comedians! Topics can be general or obscurely bizarre. Every first Wednesday of the month at 8pm, downstairs at The Creek and The Cave hosted by Nate Borgman.
Lineup:
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/trivia-night-at-the-creek-and-the-cave-tickets-54176332870

Date: 01/03/2019
Show: Sweethearts of Comedy
Venue: Union Hall
Location: 702 Union Street Brooklyn, NY 11215
Time: 08:00 pm
Description of Show:
Drew Anderson and Tim Platt (Handmaid’s Tale: the Musical) are sweet boys who love comedy and each other. Join them as they gather some of their favorite comedians for a night of laughter and merriment. Won’t you join? Xoxo
Lineup:Cole Escola Catherine Cohen Peter Smith Larry Owens Sam Taggart Becca O’Neal
Ticket Link: https://www.unionhallny.com/event/1802153-sweethearts-comedy-brooklyn

Date: 01/04/2019
Show: We’re Back: A Storytelling Fundraiser for Indivisible
Venue: Caveat
Location: New York, New York
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show:
As Congress heads back into session with a Democratic majority in the House of Representatives in January 2019, Art, Humanity & Action brings together New York’s best storytellers to celebrate wins, share personal stories of comebacks and defiance.
Lineup: Richard Cardillo (6X Moth StorySLAM Champion, Best of RISK! Podcast); Michele Carlo (The Moth Mainstage, NPR); Andrea Coleman (Caroline’s, BET); Sammie James (Queerly Comedic); Jean LeBec (Moth StorySLAM Champion, RISK! Podcast); Nelson Lugo (“Gathering The Magic,” Story Collider Podcast); Sandi Marx (7X Moth StorySLAM Champion, Hot Mic with Dan Savage); and Elsa Waithe (This American Life, Cinder Block Festival)
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/-art-humanity–action-were-back-1-4-2019

Date: 01/04/2019
Show: Get Down Comedy
Venue: Lady Stardust
Location: 25 Avenue A. New York, NY 10009
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show:
Get Down Comedy is back for 2019! You know, we’re kicking off the new year right! We’ve made a resolution to keep stacking these line ups with the funniest comics in the city! Come out and have a good ol’ time with us!
Lineup: Subhah Agarwal (COMEDY CENTRAL), Christian Polanco (KEITH AND THE GIRL), Jaqi Furback (VH1), Alexis Guerreros (GOTHAM COMEDY LIVE), Bob Hansen (NEW YORK COMEDY CLUB), Koshin Egal (NEW YORK COMEDY FESTIVAL)
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/copy-of-get-down-comedy-3-tickets-53964360856

Date: 01/05/2019
Show: PictureThis! NY Sat 1/5/2019 kick off! Stavros Halkias! Janelle James! Penis CK! & more!
Venue: Union Hall
Location: 702 Union Street
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show:
#NewYork #Brooklyn #ParkSlope: Picture This! is BACK for another year of live animated ONE NIGHT ONLY lineup combinations of #NY’s best comedians and artists!
Lineup: Stavros Halkias, Janelle James, Penis CK, Alyssa Stonoha, Alex English, Kelsey
Ticket Link: https://www.unionhallny.com/event/1794891

Date: 01/05/2019
Show: Astronaut Training: a Space Camp game show for lunatics
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 06:30 pm
Description of Show:
Space exploration crash course meets 90’s Nickelodeon game show
Lineup:Corinne Caputo (author of How To Success) and Loren Grush (Space Reporter at The Verge)
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/astronaut-training-1-5-2019

Date: 01/05/2019
Show: Jackknife Comedy
Venue: The Creek and The Cave
Location: 10-93 Jackson Ave. Long Island City, NY 11101
Time: 08:00 pm
Description of Show:
Jackknife Comedy is a rad monthly stand up show the first Saturday of every month at The Creek and The Cave in Queens, hosted by two dummies from Iowa named Gideon Hambright and Patrick Hastie!
Lineup:Atheer Yacoub (COMEDY CENTRAL HALF HOUR), Nick Naney (ADULT SWIM), Lauren Vino (MTV), David Tveite (LAST COMIC STANDING), Wilfred Padua (BRIDGETOWN COMEDY FESTIVAL), Isabel Hagen (SHE-DEVIL COMEDY FESTIVAL), Kyle Turner (LAUGH FEST) and Norah Yahya (LAFFIN’ MATTERZ).
Ticket Link: http://creeklic.com/events/jackknife-comedy-5-2019-01-05/

Date: 01/06/2019
Show: Holy Globes! Golden Globes watch party
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show:
a live stream of the award ceremony featuring appearances from your favorite stars of screens big and small, live performances during commercial breaks, a play-along drinking game, and your chance to win the Caveat Golden Globes ballot.
Lineup:
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/holy-globes-golden-globes-watch-party-1-6-2019

Date: 01/07/2019
Show: Left Breast Comedy Hour!
Venue: The Knitting Factory
Location: 361 Metropolitan Ave
Time: 08:00 pm
Description of Show:
Left Breast Comedy Hour! is a fun and flirty feminist stand up show from the minds of party girls Sally Ann Hall (Caroline’s Breakout Artist) and Kimberly Dinaro (Someecards, Reductress).
Lineup: Carmen Lynch (Letterman) Liza Treyger (Netflix) Irene Fagan Merrow (Betches) Victoria Hoffman (Gilda’s Laughfest) Amanda Hurley (Women in Comedy Fest) Chewy May (Harlem Comedy Fest)
Ticket Link: https://bk.knittingfactory.com/event/tw-eventinfo/Left+Breast+Comedy+Hour+w%2F+SallyAnn+Hall+%26+Kim+Dinaro/9022055/

Date: 01/08/2019
Show: UG! COMEDY SHOW!! 
Venue: Drexler’s
Location: 9 Avenue A (off E. 1st st)
Time: 08:30 pm
Description of Show: Todd Montesi & Richard James present awesome comics in front of a cool supportive crowd in the epicenter of hip, NEW YORK CITY.
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ug-comedy-show-drexlers-tickets-54270564720

Date: 01/08/2019
Show: One Up!
Venue: Lucky Jack’s
Location: 129 Orchard Street
Time: 08:00 pm
Description of Show:
One Up! is a fast-paced, comedic storytelling competition. Come watch the stories unfold or join the game as we try to “one up” each other on a themed story. There will be a $200 prize awarded for the one who “ups” us all!
Lineup: Seasoned storytellers, real comedians and extroverts with funny stories!
Ticket Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/441882936345740/?ti=icl

Date: 01/08/2019
Show: Tyrannosaurus
Venue: RaR Bar
Location: 30-01 35th Ave. Long Island City, NY 11106
Time: 09:00 pm
Description of Show:
TYRANNOSAURUS is a free weekly comedy show hosted by Randall Otis, Jamie Wolf, and Leland Long. Every week we bring you some of the best comics in New York as well as comics from all over the world just passing through.
Lineup: Defne Gencler, Eitan Levine, Mike Szar, Gracie Canaan, Fumi Abe
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tyrannosaurus-tickets-54157872655

Date: 01/08/2019
Show: Raquel Cion: Me & Mr. Jones, My Intimate Relationship to David Bowie
Venue: Pangea
Location: 178 2nd Ave
Time: 09:00 pm
Description of Show: Me & Mr. Jones: My Intimate Relationship With David Bowie, a 90-minute cabaret exploring Raquel Cion’s “soul love” for David Bowie’s artistry and David Jones’ humanity, through personal stories and musical performance.
Lineup: Raquel Cion
Ticket Link: http://www.pangeanyc.com/show/raquel-cion-me-mr-jones-my-intimate-relationship-with-david-bowie-900pm/

Date: 01/08/2019
Show: Boardwalk Comedy
Venue: Coney Island Baby
Location: 169 Avenue A, New York, NY 10009
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show:
BOARDWALK is a free weekly stand-up comedy show in the East Village that showcases some of the best comics the city has to offer.
Lineup:  Josh Johnson (Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon), Nimesh Patel (SNL), Molly Austin (Comedy Central), Petey DeAbreu (Comedy Central), Ayo Edibiri (The Rundown w/ Robin Thede), Patrick Monahan (What a Time podcast)
Ticket Link: https://www.ticketweb.com/event/boardwalk-comedy-hosted-by-tommy-coney-island-baby-tickets/8951875


Click here for January 10 through January 16


THIS WEEKEND’s HEADLINERS:  THURSDAY JANUARY 10 THROUGH JANUARY 14

Gotham Comedy Club: Pablo Francisco
Shows: Friday 7:30 Saturday, 7:30 and 9:30 and Sunday at 7:30
Tickets:  http://gothamcomedyclub.com

Carolines Comedy Club: Jaboukie Young-White
Shows: Friday 7:30 and 10pm, and Saturday, 7:30 and 10:00
Tickets: http://www.carolines.com

THIS WEEKEND’S CLUB SHOWCASE SHOWS  (click for lineups)

The Cellar, the Village Underground, and The Fat Black Pussycat
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New York Comedy Club
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Stand Up New York
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West Side Comedy Club
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The Stand NYC Pop Up Shows
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CLUB AND BAR SHOWS

Date: 01/10/2019
Show: Hyperbole! At Dream Baby!
Venue: Dream Baby
Location: East Village
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show: The best comedy show in NYC is BACK: Hyperbole is here! Charlie Dektar and Stu Melton bring you the funniest comedians in the world at our lovely new location: Dream Baby in the East Village. All the drink specials you can handle 7-8pm!
Lineup: Casey James Salengo (Comedy Central Half Hour), Dina Hashem (Conan), Daniel Simonsen (Late Night with Seth Meyers), Pedro Salinas (Laughs on FOX), Rachel McCartney (Orlando Indie Comedy Festival), Ashley Hamilton (Big Sky Comedy Festival)
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/hyperbole-at-dream-baby-tickets-53814542746

Date: 01/10/2019
Show: The SUP Show: A Comedy Showcase for Female, Queer, and Gender Non-conforming Voices
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 09:00 pm
Description of Show:
‘SUP is a comedy collective in New York City creating space for female, queer, and gender non-conforming voices.
Lineup: Hosted by Juliet Prather, Maddie Fischer, Fareeha Khan, Jesse Roth and Stephanie Pace
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/the-sup-show-a-comedy-showcase-for-female-queer-and-gender-non-conforming-voices-1-10-2019

Date: 01/10/2019
Show: Biodiversity Jam
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 06:30 pm
Description of Show:
The Biodiversity Jam brings together a menagerie of New York’s funniest comedians to talk about the weirdest and wildest animals you GOTTA know.
Lineup: Karen Chee
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/biodiversity-jam-1-10-2019

Date: 01/11/2019
Show: House of Bricks
Venue: Precious Metal
Location: 143 Troutman St. Brooklyn, NY 11206
Time: 08:30 pm
Description of Show:
HOUSE OF BRICKS is a rip-roaring comedy show hosted by your three best friends Hannah Boone, Brandon Ream and Gideon Hambright.
Lineup:Shalewa Sharpe (THE TONIGHT SHOW), Sally Ann Hall (LAUGHING SKULL), Mary Martin (AXS), Wanjiko Eke (S.F. SKETCHFEST)
Ticket Link: https://www.universe.com/events/house-of-bricks-tickets-WHSVG4

Date: 01/12/2019
Show: VERSUS: Beer vs. Wine
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 09:00 pm
Description of Show:  Your hosts Meg Pierson, Zak Martellucci, and Dustin Growick lead a rotating cast of special guest experts in a battle royale of serious—and not so serious—topics.
Lineup:
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/versus-beer-vs-wine-1-12-2019

Date: 01/15/2019
Show: Tyrannosaurus: 10 Year Anniversary Show
Venue: RaR Bar
Location: 30-01 35th Ave. Long Island City, NY 11106
Time: 09:00 pm
Description of Show:
What is Tyrannosaurus you ask? It is the oldest still running standup comedy show in all of Astoria Queens. It was first started at R’A’R bar in 2008 and the responsibility of hosting it has been passed down from comedian since then.
Lineup:Jason Kanter (HBO), Micheal Albanese (BET), Caitlin Peluffo (Colbert), Kenice Mobley (Laughs on FOX), Patrick Hastie (S.F. Sketchfest), Sam Evans (Just For Laughs)
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tyrannosaurus-10-year-anniversary-show-tickets-54269023109

Date: 01/15/2019
Show: Ambush Comedy
Venue: Two Boots Williamsburg
Location: 558 Driggs Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11211
Time: 08:00 pm
Description of Show: Ambush Comedy is Brooklyn’s hottest comedy show in the back of a pizza shop! Every Tuesday at Two Boots in Williamsburg, hosts Lucas Connolly and David Piccolomini present stacked lineups of top comics from NYC and beyond.
Lineup: Adrienne Iapalucci (Last Comic Standing), Doug Smith (Conan), Kendra Cunningham (Just For Laughs), Courtney Fearrington (Sirius XM), Isabel Hagen (She-Devil Comedy Festival)
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ambush-comedy-every-tuesday-tickets-53365618000

Date: 01/16/2019
Show: Internet Explorers
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 09:30 pm
Description of Show:
The funniest HTML-based show in New York City is BACK with a show all about ONLINE GAMING!!!!
Lineup: JO FIRESTONE (The Tonight Show, Joe Pera Talks, The Chris Gethard Show) JESS FIORINI (real badass game developer!) MARY BETH BARONE (Gotham Comedy Club, UCB, The Exhibition) and ANGEL YAU (UCB, Caveat) plus a live game demo by PETE VIGEANT (real badass game developer)
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/internet-explorers-1-16-2019

Click here for January 17 through January 23


THIS WEEKEND’s HEADLINERS:  THURSDAY JANUARY 17 THROUGH JANUARY 21

Gotham Comedy Club: Dean Edwards
Shows: Friday 7:30 Saturday, 7:30 and 9:30 and Sunday at 7:30
Tickets:  http://gothamcomedyclub.com

Carolines Comedy Club: Lil Rel Howery
Shows: Friday 7:30 and 10pm, and Saturday, 7:30 and 10:00
Tickets: http://www.carolines.com

THIS WEEKEND’S CLUB SHOWCASE SHOWS  (click for lineups)

The Cellar, the Village Underground, and The Fat Black Pussycat
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New York Comedy Club
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Stand Up New York
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West Side Comedy Club
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The Stand NYC Pop Up Shows
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CLUB AND BAR SHOWS

Date: 01/17/2019
Show: STEVIE (a comedy show) at The Big Apple Circus
Venue: The Mirror Room
Location: 155 W 62nd St. Enter the Mirror Room through a hush-hush alleyway on 62nd between Amsterdam and Columbus. Alternatively, approach the grand Lincoln Center fountain pavilion and head to the back left next to the Met Opera House.
Time: 08:30 pm
Description of Show: Drew Anderson, Marcia Belsky, and Sam Taggart host Stevie (a comedy show) inspired by their teacher and muse, Stevie Nicks. This special edition of the show will be at the Mirror Room at the Big Apple Circus next to Lincoln Center. Get ready to hex!
Lineup: Chris Gethard (The Chris Gethard Show) Jo Firestone (The Tonight Show) Lorelei Ramirez (Adult Swim) Jaboukie Young-White (The Daily Show) drag from Lemon Friends Who Folk (The New Yorker)
Ticket Link: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3919513

Date: 01/18/2019
Show: Gayme Show
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 09:30 pm
Description of Show: Join gay-ass hosts Dave Mizzoni and Matt Rogers as they gay up the straights through games and trivia.
Lineup:
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/gayme-show-1-18-2019

Date: 01/18/2019
Show: Big Questions, Little Answers
Venue: Caveat
Location: 21 A Clinton St
Time: 06:30 pm
Description of Show: This isn’t your average pub trivia – this is interactive storytelling you can WIN.
Lineup: Join Tanner Dahlin (UCB) and Ryan Creamer (College Humor) for a trivia night like none other, researched by Kylie Holloway (Museum Hack).
Ticket Link: https://www.caveat.nyc/event/big-questions-little-answers-1-18-2019

Date: 01/19/2019
Show: Chris Calogero
Venue: Chris Calogero
Location: 63 Rapelye St. Apt. 1, 10
Time: 07:30 pm
Description of Show: Ahri Findling and Chris Calogero present Park Slope’s favorite new comedy show! vKindred Spirits bar is one of the best places in Brooklyn to grab a cocktail and on January 19th at 8pm it will become the greatest new joint in Park Slope to catch s
Lineup:Chris Calogero; Ahri Findling; Emily Winter; Casey James Salengo; Alexis Guererros; Lindsay Boling
Ticket Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kindred-spirits-tickets-54245762536

Date: 01/22/2019
Show: Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show
Venue: Niagara
Location: East Village
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show:
Time Out calls it “a cathartic performance”. Dirty Little Secrets Improv Show features a diverse cast performing secrets anonymously provided by the audience. The secrets provide an unpredictable element to not only the audience but also the cast.
Ticket Link: https://www.dirtylittlesecretsimprov.com/

Click here for January 24 through January 30


THIS WEEKEND’s HEADLINERS:  THURSDAY JANUARY 24 THROUGH JANUARY 27

Gotham Comedy Club: Sam Morril
Shows: Friday 7:30 Saturday, 7:30 and 9:30 and Sunday at 7:30
Tickets:  http://gothamcomedyclub.com

Carolines Comedy Club: Deray Davis
Shows: Friday 7:30 and 10pm, and Saturday, 7:30 and 10:00
Tickets: http://www.carolines.com

THIS WEEKEND’S CLUB SHOWCASE SHOWS  (click for lineups)

The Cellar, the Village Underground, and The Fat Black Pussycat
Click for lineup and tickets

New York Comedy Club
Click for lineup and tickets.

Stand Up New York
Click for lineup and tickets

West Side Comedy Club
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The Stand NYC Pop Up Shows
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CLUB AND BAR SHOWS

Date: 01/28/2019
Show: Clean Up on Aisle 3 at Arlene’s Grocery
Venue: Arlene’s Grocery
Location: Lower East Side
Time: 07:00 pm
Description of Show: Comedy show hosted by Kelsey Caine, Fareeha Khan, & Marcia Belsky. Produced by Jamie Rabinovitch.
Lineup: Shane Torres (Comedy Central), Yedoye Travis (Colbert, Comedy Central), Marie Faustin (JFL), Sarah Squirm (Helltrap Nightmare), Martin Urbano (Jimmy Kimmel Live), Mara Marek (Happy Never After Podcast)
Ticket Link: https://ticketf.ly/2QKP77v