Tim Walkoe
Feb
28
8:00 pm20:00

Tim Walkoe

"Nonstop laughter from start to finish" is what the Chicago Tribune had to say about the stand up comedy performance of Tim Walkoe going on to comment "Walkoe's rapid fire delivery and shoot from the hip style leaves audiences laughing so hard it's hard to catch up to the next joke".

Tim is a veteran headliner at over 100 comedy clubs nationwide including the Comedy Stop in Las Vegas and Atlantic City, Zanies, Funny Bones, Comedy Store and many more.  He has also been a featured performer at the Chicago Comedy Festival for the past 4 years.

A musician and improvisational actor, Tim uses these talents throughout his performances.  He has appeared in concert with the likes of Kenny Loggins, Whitney Houston, and Elvis Costello.  

Ticket price - $14.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Tim Walkoe's Website

Bryan Cork
Mar
7
8:00 pm20:00

Bryan Cork

Bryan was born in Georgia. He would like to tell you he was born on the back of a melon truck, or while his parents were squirrel hunting. But then you wouldn’t be reading this because he would have his own version of ‘Duck Dynasty’ and he would be a big reality star. Unfortunately, it was nothing quite as exotic as that. Bryan was born in a military hospital because his Dad was in the Army. They soon moved back to the suburbs of Chicago where his formative years were spent.

Bryan’s started his journey in to comedy early. His distinct memories of watching the ‘Red Skelton Show’ while his Dad left for bowling left a strong impression on him. He knew that was what he wanted to do when he grew up. But that wish got sidetracked a little as Bryan detoured in to acting. Not the big time Hollywood version, but the more pedestrian Chicago version. He scratched out a living playing everything from Big Bird, costume and all, to the disgruntled customer at the dry cleaners, in industrial films and commercials. Shakespeare it was not. He spent twelve years doing appearances as the Amazing Spider-Man for Marvel comics. He wore spandex for a living, his parents were proud. Eventually he realized that his time as a superhero was limited. So that, and six glorious weeks of marriage, left him divorced, and convinced that all this experience must be useful somehow. He grabbed on to stand up comedy, and now we are all the better for it.

Bryan worked his way up through the comedy clubs and to finally headlining top clubs all across the country. Now he tours the country sharing his unique brand of clean humor and clever stories about deer hunting, tech support, and how Pictionary can ruin Thanksgiving. He will leave you, and your audience roaring with laughter. Not to mention, Bryan claims scientific research has shown that his show will lower your cholesterol, whiten your teeth, and make your children anxious to help with chores around the house.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Bryan Cork's Website

Mark Evans
Mar
21
8:00 pm20:00

Mark Evans

An Atlanta native, Mark Evans has spent his entire life in the south. His "Southern...not stupid" tour has been taking clubs by storm all across the country and at the same time, erasing the myth that all southerners are a bunch of inbred pig farmers!

Mark brings a perfect blend of humor and sarcasm which points out the lighter side of the dumb things we see and hear everyday. As he puts it, "We all either cause, or suffer from these random acts of stupidity! The humor is in finding out which one of these two categories we fall into." His fresh approach not only leaves them laughing in the aisles, but hopefully a little bit wiser!

Along with the popularity and respect Mark has earned over the years, his tours have taken him to many different venues. Comedy clubs, Colleges, Casinos, Corporate Functions and Cruise Ships have all welcomed him back time and time again. Best of all, his PG-17 sense of humor offends no one, and entertains everyone!

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Matt Holt
Mar
28
8:00 pm20:00

Matt Holt

Matt Holt is the youngest of eight kids. No, his family is not Catholic. They do drink, swear and gamble…they just don't believe in repenting for it!

The story of his life begins with the good fortune of being raised by humorous parents and being surrounded with a wonderful cast of misfits, felons and fugitives who just happen to be related to him. Who could ask for more?

The next chapter of Matt's life sees him working for a major telecommunications company. He survived fifteen years in Corporate America before throwing his hands up to surrender.

Some people are bad with remembering people’s names or with fractions, Matt is bad with marriages and relationships. At a young age, in need of various small appliances and an assortment of picture frames, Matt entered into the blissful institution of marriage.

The bliss lasted for a few months, the marriage lasted nine years. It ended with the division of everything he owned and the addition of a beautiful daughter.

Since the first marriage went so well, Matt figured; “Why not give it another shot?”. STRIKE TWO! This time around, the marriage train lasted 5 years before it pulled into the station. Now, with what would appear to be one quarter of the possessions he once owned, Matt embarks on the next step in his quest for relationship happiness.

The scars, shadows and memories of his past have not been forgotten. It is from this grounded but chaotic life history that Matt has developed and honed his comedic sensibility. He bases his humor on these experiences and never misses an opportunity to laugh at himself and the world around him. Audiences appreciate Matt's quick, razor-sharp wit and his relaxed style.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Matt Holt's Website

Dobie Maxwell
Apr
4
8:00 pm20:00

Dobie Maxwell

Dobie Maxwell is a nationally touring, award-winning comedian. He has been perfecting his craft since 1985. He has worked with such notable comedians as Jay Leno, Jeff Foxworthy, Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams, Tim Allen, Drew Carey, Andrew “Dice” Clay, Richard Pryor, Sam Kinison, Dennis Miller, Chris Rock, and many others. Maxwell teaches comedy classes and has taught the art of comedy to well over 2000 students, some of which have gone on to successful careers in comedy. Others have used the skills they learned in his classes in their everyday lives.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Dobie Maxwell's Website

The Untamed Shrews
May
9
8:00 pm20:00

The Untamed Shrews

Sex education was never like this - and if it was no one would have cut health class. A mix of traditional stand-up, improv and music, The Untamed Shrews is a bawdy variety show with no limits that has been entertaining audiences for more than a decade. With the Untamed Shrews you get many men’s fantasies fulfilled - two women at once. Sometimes, it’s just more than they can handle. But those same men (and women) are laughing the whole time. First, Susan Smith and Marge Tackes offer their unique takes on sex in separate stand-up acts, followed with them teaming up for an improv set that gets the audience involved in the show. The show is capped off with a musical finale featuring lightning-fast costume changes with the likes of Cher, Michael Jackson, Stevie Nicks and Meatloaf - yes, Meatloaf - gracing the stage. The birds and the bees story has never been told like this but everyone - audiences, club owners and the wait staff - enjoy their sting because it’s all in fun. And everyone will know they have gotten their money’s worth.

This show ALWAYS sells out.  Get your tickets early!  Ticket price - $20.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.


Jeff Oskay
Feb
21
8:00 pm20:00

Jeff Oskay

Jeff Oskay has made finding faults in himself and others an art form. Through his tales of ‘Bad Life Choices’, he shows us that we are all human and that we should all laugh at ourselves. Whether you’re eighteen or eighty, you will find his comedy accessible and hilarious. Along with comedy, he’s divorced, has a child, always take the easy way out, and once had a day job where he did nothing but slice fruit for nine hours straight every day, seven days a week. He also appeared on the B&T album “Crushed Nuts” and hosts his own podcast.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations. 

Gerry Grossman
Feb
14
8:00 pm20:00

Gerry Grossman

Gerry Grossman: HUMAN JUKEBOX - RELOADED is a fabulously entertaining one man comedy rock and roll show, featuring audience involvement and a repertoire of thousands of tunes. Grossman's medleys of crowd requested hits are woven around his hilarious comedy in a performance that keeps audiences rocking with music and rolling with laughter.

A mixture of Music, Comedy, Tall Tales and singing, Gerry Grossman: HUMAN JUKEBOX - RELOADED will have audiences tapping their toes and reliving great memories of the 50's, 60's and 70's. Each performance is a unique experience tailored to audience involvement and requests.

Known as "The Human Jukebox" for his amazing ability to recall great old rock and roll hits, Grossman's interactive performances have been delighting audiences for decades. He has performed with a 'who's who' of show business legends, including John Denver, The Byrds, The Turtles, The Lovin' Spoonful, Johnny Rivers, Tammy Wynette, Albert Brooks, Richard Lewis, The Temptations, and many more.

Gerry's performances at clubs corporate and private shows, casinos, and all manner of venues continues to be a wonderfully fun, rock and roll romp that will be a rocking time for all!

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Gerry Grossman's Website

Dean Schardan
Jan
31
8:00 pm20:00

Dean Schardan

Dean Schardan is your typical laid back country boy from the mid-west. His musings on family, personal, political, and everything in between, set him apart from the average comic. Dean has been many things…married, divorce, engaged, UN-engaged, soldier in the United States Army, appeared on America’s Most Wanted, football star, son-of-a #)^!* who cost us the championship, and too many others to list…

Dean’s brand of simple yet over the top comedy is ready to bring the funny to the masses. Voted most likely to make people laugh in grade school, Dean hasn't let up since. Dean’s act is high energy, fast paced and ready to "roll up" on ya. Ya’ll sit back and hang on; it’s going to be a strange, funny, and wild night.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Dean Schardan's Website

 

Frank Townsend
Jan
24
8:00 pm20:00

Frank Townsend

Frank Townsend is one of the hottest comics on the national scene. Leaving audiences laughing and wanting more, you'll understand why he's in demand. A comedian since 1996, Frank has opened for the likes of Damon Wayans (My Wife and Kids), Tommy Davidson (In Living Color), Adelle Givens (Def Comedy Jam), Dave Coulier (Full House), Mike Epps (Honeymooners, Next Friday), and D.L. Hugley (Kings of Comedy Tour, The Hugleys). He has also performed on 4 seasons of BET's Comicview, and is the winner of the 2000 Miller Genuine Draft Comedy Search. A regular part of Mikey O's Holiday Giggle charity event, Frank is also travels with Mikey O's Cultural Madness, a show featuring comics of diverse racial and ethnic backgrounds, promoting unity through laughter. Recently delving into acting, showing another fold in his versatility, Frank made his major motion picture debut in the smash hit "Barbershop." 

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Lee Lycan
Jan
17
8:00 pm20:00

Lee Lycan

Comedian Lee L.A. Lycan entertains thousands of people across the United States. He lives in the Milwaukee area, and he is considered one of Wisconsin's most popular comedians. His act is creative, well written, improvisational, and includes audience interaction. His hilarious but clean show is ideal for any audience. 

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Lee Lycan's Website

Charlie Wiener
Jan
10
8:00 pm20:00

Charlie Wiener

Charlie Wiener has headlined comedy clubs across the United States and Canada for more than a quarter of a century. In that time he has appeared at Zanie's in Chicago, Nashville, St. Charles and Mount Vernon, The Looney Bin in Little Rock, Wichita, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Goodnight's in Raleigh, The Admiral Theater in Bremerton, Wa., The Improv, Catch a Rising Star in Reno, Providence, Princeton, NJ and Atlantic City, The Riviera and The Plaza in Las Vegas, Loonee's in Colorado Springs and Laff's in Tucson and Albequerque.

He has shared the stage with Ellen Degeneres, Bobcat Goldthwait, George Lopez, Gordon Lightfoot, Randy Newman, Todd Rundgren, Meatloaf, America, Jefferson Starship as well as many, many others. He has performed in forty-six states and half of Canada, driving almost two million miles and aging himself by a multiple of six. He is old, broke down and in pain which he bitches about most of the time but that's the way old people are!

Charlie finds there is nothing funnier than everyday life - especially his. His subject matter ranges from travel to politics, road rage to stupid people, fatherhood to marriage, marriage to marriage to relationships back to marriage around the corner to sex (and lack thereof), then cutting through the alley of dealing with customer service into the bright white light of homosexual relationships onto the highway of love. Yes, it's high energy, fast paced and extremely hilarious. Those who have witnessed a Wiener show vow they will be back if they are still among the living.

For more than forty years in music and comedy, Charlie has proven himself to be the consummate entertainer and one of the most requested stand-up comedians working the road.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Jan
3
5:00 pm17:00

Comedy Saturday, January 10, 2015 at 8:00 p.m.

Charlie Weiner is headlining Saturday, January 10,2015 at 8:00 p.m.  Charlie finds there is nothing funnier than everyday life - especially his.  His subject matter ranges from travel to politics, road rage to stupid people, fatherhood to marriage, marriage to relationships, back to marriage and around the corner to sex (and lack thereof), then cutting through the alley of dealing with customer service into the bright white light of homosexual relationships and onto the highway of love.  

For more than forty years in music and comedy, Charlie has proven himself to be the consummate entertainer and one of the most requested stand-up comedians working the road.

Ticket price - $12.00; however, if you purchase tickets by Friday, January 9th receive $2.00 OFF per ticket.  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Larry (Uncle Lar) Reeb and Brian Hicks
Dec
27
8:00 pm20:00

Larry (Uncle Lar) Reeb and Brian Hicks

Larry Reeb (aka Uncle Lar) is a stand-up comedian from Chicago, Illinois. He is best known for his one-liners often followed by the catchphrase "That's a tip from your Uncle Lar". His earliest recorded and released performance was in 1987.

Reeb is a frequent guest on The Bob & Tom Show. In 2006, he auditioned for the fourth season of Last Comic Standing and made it to the second part of the quarterfinals.

Brian is one of Chicago’s most sought after stand-up comics. He has performed at comedy clubs and concert venues all across the country. With his fresh upbeat style Brian has astonished the comedy world with his thought-provoking views of what people find funny. He uses his act as a conduit to explore some of life’s less discussed topics and has been honing his craft for the past 13 years.  He shas the unique ability that combines his quick wit, audience interaction and clever material, which he delivers seamlessly. Brian has incredible instincts and an undeniable talent to make audiences… Laugh!

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Larry Reeb's Website

Brian Hicks' Website

Chili Challis
Dec
20
8:00 pm20:00

Chili Challis

Chili has headlined clubs, casinos, colleges and corporate shows for 20+ years. Besides being a former staff writer for the 'Tonight Show with Jay Leno', he's also been a creative consultant on CMT's 'Made in America' show. He is a favorite on the nationally syndicated 'Bob and Tom' radio show and NPR's 'Conversations with Creative Minds' program. He currently builds his schedule around teaching stand up to private students and regular classes.

Chili has written for and worked with the likes of Pulitzer prize winning political cartoonist Mike Peters, Jay Leno, Ron White, Fred Willard, George Lopez, Steve Harvey, Sinbad, Drew Carey, Ellen Degeneres, Gilbert Gottfried, Arsenio Hall, Bill Hicks and many more. He also has extensive experience in opening shows for musical acts such as: Todd Rungren, the late Count Basie and his Orchestra, Leno Redbone, George Clinton and the P Funk All Stars, the late Ray Charles, Kool and the Gang and the Bob &Tom national radio show to rave reviews... etc.

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Chili Challis' Website

Ken Sevara
Nov
22
8:00 pm20:00

Ken Sevara

Ken Sevara is a corporate comedian and speaker. Ken has worked for hundreds of corporations and has performed at venues such as Caesar's Palace in Lake Tahoe, the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  He has also been featured on both WLS and WGN Radio in Chicago as part of the comedy group "Jerry's Kidders" on the "Jerry Agar Show." Sevara has also been seen on the Comedy Channel, ESPN and the Fox Network and has also been heard on the nationally syndicated "Bob and Tom Radio Show."

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Ken Sevara's resume

Peter Hefty & Joe Nuccio
Nov
15
8:00 pm20:00

Peter Hefty & Joe Nuccio

Comedian Ventriloquist Peter Hefty is America's hippest ventriloquist!  His comedy-ventriloquism will keep you rolling in the aisle.  Peter has performed at some of the top comedy clubs and casinos throughout the U.S.

Nuccio is an Obsessive Observationist. He notices the annoying little details in things & it drives him nuts (it wasn't a long drive)!  Add to that, a laundry list of fears, phobias, & medical meltdowns, and he will make anyone feel better about themselves ("At least I'm not him")!

Ticket price - $12.00  Call 815.223.5085 to purchase tickets and for table reservations.

Peter Hefty's Website

Joe Nuccio's Website