UNCS Comedy Showcase

UNCS Comedy Showcase is hosted and produced by comedians Comrade Tripp and Andy Mattfield! The show takes place in the Brewer’s Room in the historic Hamm’s brewery building now home to Saint Paul’s Flat Earth Brewing Co.! $5 at the door—doors open at 7pm, show starts at 7:30pm. This month’s lineup: Julia Gay Joey Hamburger … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Mild Manner

Every month at Bryant-Lake Bowl, a local musician is interviewed and performs their original music. Having listened closely, the comedians from local improv group The Local Music Scene then take the words and themes brought up through the songs and interview and use them as the inspiration for improvised scenes. $8 advance, $10 door THE … [ Read more]

Comedy Night Hosted by Charlie Stemig

Stop by Big Wood Brewing in White Bear Lake for their bi-weekly Comedy Night with Charlie Stemig and friends! There’s no cover charge to attend the event. The comedy lineup includes: Ryan Kahl Khadijah Cooper Max Wirz Rita Winchester Find more info at Big Wood’s website.

Laughing with the Lord: Church comedy finds the light in Minnesota

There are some places you just aren’t supposed to laugh: funerals, weddings, baptisms—to name a few. What do they all have in common? They all take place within the hallowed walls of churches. To many people, church is just not funny. But some performers, like Joseph “Juice” Sutton, are changing that opinion one congregation at … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Red Eye Ruby

Every month at Bryant-Lake Bowl, a local musician is interviewed and performs their original music. Having listened closely, the comedians from local improv group The Local Music Scene then take the words and themes brought up through the songs and interview and use them as the inspiration for improvised scenes. THE MUSICAL GUEST: Embracing the … [ Read more]

UNCS Comedy Showcase

UNCS Comedy Showcase is hosted and produced by comedians Comrade Tripp and Andy Mattfield. The show takes place in the Brewer’s Room of Flat Earth Brewing, in the historic Hamm’s brewery building. Admission is $5 at the door. This month’s lineup includes: Alex Swalve Madi Tentinger Drew Hehir Ellie Hino Xochi De La Luna Max … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Pica

Every month at Bryant-Lake Bowl, a local musician is interviewed and performs their original music. Having listened closely, the comedians from local improv group The Local Music Scene then take the words and themes brought up through the songs and interview and use them as the inspiration for improvised scenes. This month’s musical guest is … [ Read more]

Unnamed Comedy Showcase

The Unnamed Comedy Showcase is hosted by comedians Comrade Tripp and Andy Mattfield in the Brewer’s room at Flat Earth Brewing Company, the fourth Saturday of each month. This months lineup features headliner Shelly Paul, Mark Knutson, Royal Stein, Helena Balcziak, Zach Kagan, Andy Keenan, Zach Dresch, Abenezer Merdassa, and James Stanley. Learn more at … [ Read more]

5 Minnesota Comics to Watch in 2019

Between the internet, Netflix, and HILARIOUS co-workers, it can often feel like comedy is all around. Which is literally the case in the Twin Cities. Each year, the comedy scene here continues to expand with more stages, bigger crowds, and new, talented performers. While there are comedy shows and comics for pretty much any taste, … [ Read more]

From immigration to kidnappings, Ali Sultan’s ‘Stories with my Muslim Mom’ is the surprise podcast of 2018

Ali Sultan is one of the smartest, funniest, and most genuinely likeable comedians in the Twin Cities right now. And he clearly got it from his mom. As a stand-up, Sultan has been having an incredible year. After making his television debut on Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City” in 2017, he has followed up … [ Read more]

WWE legend Jake ‘The Snake’ returns…with stories

When people think about the glory days of professional wrestling, they think about guys like Hulk Hogan, the Ultimate Warrior, and Andre the Giant. While those three (and others like them) may have had larger-than-life personas, there was one superstar who was better than anyone when it came to telling a story with his words … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Mayda

Standing just below 5 feet, Mayda is a young yet seasoned multi-musician/artist/producer from the land of 10,000 Lakes. “Her R&B-infused pop is undeniably fresh, as she swings between pared-down acoustic struts, full-band funkadelic blasts, and electronic drumbeats and synth flourishes that would make the Purple One proud. The result is a slick, expansive, and evolving … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Dan Israel

Dan Israel performs local music. The Local Music Scene improvises scenes inspired by the lyrics. $8 advance, $10 door THE MUSICAL GUEST: Dan Israel is a longtime fixture on the Minneapolis music scene. He was the first guest on 89.3 The Current’s “Local Show” and has been called “the hardest working singer-songwriter in Minnesota.” He … [ Read more]

Minnesota’s little comedy festival-that-could is all grown up

Back in 2011, Minneapolis comedy vets Bob Edwards and Andy Erikson decided to showcase the thriving Minneapolis comedy scene with a small but mighty festival with about 15 comedians in the basement of the Corner Bar. Seven years later, The 10,000 Laughs Festival has grown into a four-day festival with nearly 60 performers, including some … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Simon Calder

Simon Calder performs local music. The Local Music Scene improvises scenes inspired by the lyrics. $8 advance, $10 door THE MUSICAL GUEST: Simon Calder is a Minneapolis-based British singer-songwriter and story-teller. Between 2014 and 2017 he was the front-person and primary songwriter for INFINITIES. Earlier this year he released a collection of new demos. He … [ Read more]