The Local Music Scene presents: Nick Hensley’s Love Songs for Angry Men

Nick Hensley (Love Songs for Angry Men) will perform local music. The Local Music Scene will improvise scenes inspired by the lyrics. Friday, July 13th, 10pm (doors 9:30pm). Tickets are $8 in advance, $10 at door. About the musical guest: Nick Hensley’s Love Songs For Angry Men: The Acoustic Solo, Duo, Trio, and 4-8 Piece … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Jen Bluhm is Waltzing on Waves

Local music; improvised scenes. Jen Bluhm (Waltzing on Waves) will perform local music. The Local Music Scene will improvise scenes inspired by the lyrics. About the musical guest: Waltzing on Waves is the solo act of Jen Bluhm, a Twin Cities-based genre-fluid artist who carries a special appreciation for the bittersweet places, the preciously awkward … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Jen Bluhm is Waltzing on Waves

Jen Bluhm (Waltzing on Waves) will perform local music. The Local Music Scene will improvise scenes inspired by the lyrics. Friday, May 11th, 10pm Byrant Lake Bowl Theater $8 in advance, $10 at door. About the musical guest: Waltzing on Waves is the solo act of Jen Bluhm, a Twin Cities-based genre-fluid artist who carries … [ Read more]

Back on the Beat: ‘Super Troopers 2’ director Jay Chandrasekhar talks crowdsourcing, cult status, and chugging

Mac, Thorny, Foster, Rabbit, and Farva are back in action and find themselves smack dab in the middle of an international border dispute between the U.S. and Canada. When the town of St. Georges Du Laurent, Quebec, becomes a part of America due to a surveying error, the Super Troopers are called in to set … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: The means.

About the show: Each month a different local musician or group performs their original music. Between songs the improv group, The Local Music Scene, uses the lyrics as inspiration to create improvised scenes. About the guest: The means. is an entertainer, songwriter, and new Minnesotan by way of South Philly. She has been performing her … [ Read more]

Live comedy show ‘Minnesota Tonight’ makes a joke out of local news

Who says the news can’t be funny? Now more than ever late night talk shows are platforms that are just as powerful as traditional news outlets. Whether it’s “The Daily Show,” “Last Week Tonight,” or “Full Frontal with Samantha Bee,” watching news commentary shows has become a way for many people to not only laugh … [ Read more]

Good + Comedy

Come see comedy for a cause. Presented by Kewl Shirt Productions, Good + Comedy showcases the Twin Cities’ best performers and benefits the local organizations making a difference in the Minnesota. Proceeds from the March show will go to the Women’s Foundation of Minnesota. Featuring: Miss Shannan Paul Champagne Jamboree Brandi Brown The Shrieking Harpies … [ Read more]

Crime and Pun-ishment

Join The Murder Mystery Company, live in Minneapolis, for an immersive mystery experience full of twists and turns. A murder will occur and your sleuthing skills will be put to the test as you work to determine whodunnit. You’ll have the chance to examine clues and mingle with suspects to deduce the culprit as you … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: The Floating Perspectives

The Floating Perspectives will perform original songs, and The Local Music Scene will improvise comedic scenes inspired by their lyrics. The Floating Perspectives bring you powerful, incisive lyrics backed by a lush string ensemble. Behind their deceptively upbeat music and rich harmonies, The Floating Perspectives grapple with the beauty and uncertainty of life to bring … [ Read more]

Clear Water Comedy puts Eau Claire on the map for something other than Bon Iver

When you think of comedy towns, you probably think of New York, Los Angeles, and Minneapolis. Oh, and Eau Claire, Wisconsin, of course. Just past the Minnesota border, the small town best known for Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has been quietly making a name for itself as an up-and-coming comedy hub, led by a crew … [ Read more]

The Local Music Scene presents: Katy Vernon

Improv comedy inspired by local music. Every month, a different local musician performs their original music. Having listened closely, the comedians from local improv group The Local Music Scene then improvise comedic scenes based on the lyrics. Musical guest: Singer of sad songs on a happy instrument, Katy Vernon has been described as ”One of … [ Read more]

These 4 Minnesota comedians will have you laughing in 2018

Last year, we shared our picks for five Minnesota comedians on the cusp of doing big things both locally and nationally. Not to give ourselves too much credit, but we sort of nailed it. From Chloe Radcliffe being selected to perform at Conan O’Brien’s Team Coco “Comics to Watch” showcase during the New York Comedy Festival, … [ Read more]

Chris Maddock Live Stand Up Comedy Album Recording

Chris Maddock, a staple in the Twin Cities stand up comedy scene for 15 years, is pleased to announce two shows at The Hook and Ladder Theater on January 19.  These shows will be recorded for his second live album, entitled “Country Music Legend”, to be released on Stand Up! Records, and produced by Grammy … [ Read more]

7th Annual Brew Ha-Ha

The 7th Annual Brew Ha-Ha returns to the Dow Event Center in Saginaw, Michiga on Friday, January 12, and Saturday, January 13, with doors opening at 5pm. Supporting Michigan craft beer and comedians, the Brew Ha-Ha offers two comedy shows each night, 150 styles of beer, cider and meads, and over 40 breweries to sample … [ Read more]

Trailblazers 2017: Joe Mande

Whether you realize it or not, chances are Joe Mande has made you laugh. You might recognize his face if you’re familiar with his stand-up (and if you aren’t, you should be) or acting, but the place where he’s really made a splash is behind the scenes as a writer for some of TV’s biggest … [ Read more]