This Week’s Shows

Fri May 25 2018

Austin Sketch Fest 2018: Martini Ranch / Hot Pot

Martini Ranch is a mostly queer sketch comedy troupe based in Austin, TX. Since forming in 2016, they've written and performed two hour-long sketch comedy revues at ColdTowne Theater. Hot Pot Comedy is an Austin-based sketch comedy group composed of some of the city's funniest Asian-Americans. The group is comprised of comics from multiple Austin theaters as well as many different Asian ethnicities. We are diverse AF, y'all. Come to our shows, watch our videos.

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Austin Sketch Fest 2018: Hot Pot Comedy

Hot Pot Comedy is an Austin-based sketch comedy group composed of some of the city's funniest Asian-Americans. The group is comprised of comics from multiple Austin theaters as well as many different Asian ethnicities. We are diverse AF, y'all. Come to our shows, watch our videos.

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Finite Jest

Sign-up at 7p

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>Open Mic

7:30pm

Cenote

In the Treehouse

hosted by Chris Castles Austin Java on Barton Springs 7:30pm FREE SHOW - FREE PARKING EVERY FRIDAY - FULL BAR AND MENU

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Austin Sketch Fest 2018: Girls With Brown Hair

Pendulum has emerged from their terrible slumber and is now terrorizing the countryside with their dark visions in the form of very good sketch comedy. Their show is hilarious (voted ColdTowne’s Best Sketch Group 2016 and 2017), dark (most shows have at least one ghost in them), and boundary pushing (they once did a Halloween show in March...incredible). Please come give them the attention they crave or they will wither and die. Thank you. Girls with Brown Hair presents The 1947 Thanksgiving Special Everyday is Thanksgiving because Thanksgiving is the best and it's 1947. And what better way to celebrate…

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Chriz Tellez

The Velveeta Room May 25th 9pm May 26th 9 & 11pm Tickets- https://the-velveeta-room-the-velveeta-room.seatengine.com/events/23426 Chris Tellez is a staple of the Austin comedy scene, a true storyteller whose dark, dry wit has captivated crowds of all sizes. He has been featured on comedy festivals including Moontower and Oddball Comedy Festival and is the host of the “Why Should We Care?” Podcast. Tellez’s wild stand up show Shit’s Golden has featured the best local and touring comics for over six years. Simply put. Chris is sick! & you should check him out. Joining will be austin top comics Joe Tullar, Enzo Priesnitz,…

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Austin Sketch Fest 2018: A Funny Feeling Podcast

Comedians and paranormal enthusiasts Betsy Sodaro and Marcy Jarreau invite their comedian friends and celebrity guests to tell their true paranormal experiences and hear spooky stories submitted by listeners.

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Live at Coldtowne

Austin is home to some of the most talented and original stand-up comedians in the country. A staple of the Austin comedy scene, Live at ColdTowne is one of the longest running shows in the city. Originally started by Ramin Nazer, the show is now booked and hosted by Carina Magyar. Many of the performers featured at Live At ColdTowne have been on Comedy Central, Letterman, and Conan. The show’s format changes every week but usually ranges from 6-8 comics doing short sets, sometimes accompanied by a headliner. As always, the show is BYOB and starts promptly at 10PM. For…

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Austin Sketch Fest 2018: The (Just For) Tonight Show!

The (Just For) Tonight Show! is a completely improvised late night talk show based on audience suggestions. From monologue jokes to conversation topics to musical performances, everything is based on input from the audience. Featuring a rotating cast of Austin’s best sketch and improv actors and celebrity guests (such as James Adomian (Comedy Bang Bang, The President's Show) and Katie Rich (SNL) bringing to life guests such as Cul-de-sac Donna, Larry Jenkins (Full-time mortician / part-time magician) and Donald Trump’s best friend “Ronald Grump”. Past musical performances include Elton John performing “Candle In The Wind” and Joe Pesci’s raucous rendition…

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>Talk Show

11:30pm

Sat May 26 2018

Chortle Portal

WHADDUP CHORTIE P!!! We're back for another season of hotboxin the basement with laughter! Same time, same place (7pm in the Taos Co-op basement), featuring the comedy stylings of: Some great comics! As always hosted by "the modern day voices of Ren and Stimpy" Andrew Clarkston and Danny Goodwin!

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The Q Revue

Due to the overwhelming response from our last event, the Q Revue is back for another installment of some of Austin's best LGBTQ+ perfomers! We have an INCREDIBLE line-up for you for the return show, including: Althea Trix Arielle Norman Ralphie Hardesty Dylan Garsee's Gayme Show & Michael Davis Doors will open at 7:30 and the show starts at 8! Drinks will be available in the lobby from the mobile bar Party Pulse!

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Austin Sketch Fest 2018: Matt Barats & John Reynolds Present: Sadie Hawkins Day

"The Classic was a house sketch team at UCB Theater's Maude Night. The work of The Classic's writers and actors can be seen on The Tonight Show, Reductress, Wyatt Cenac's upcoming HBO docu-series, and the new UCB Theater sketch team Fantasy. They will be performing a selection of their best sketches. Matt Barats & John Reynolds Sadie Hawkins On the night where the girls ask the boys, it's the teacher's turn. Haters gonna hate and lovers gonna love, but at the end of the night, ""You can do it all night long!"""

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Love Goat Open Mic

Sign up atΠ8:30 pm.

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Chriz Tellez

The Velveeta Room May 25th 9pm May 26th 9 & 11pm Tickets- https://the-velveeta-room-the-velveeta-room.seatengine.com/events/23426 Chris Tellez is a staple of the Austin comedy scene, a true storyteller whose dark, dry wit has captivated crowds of all sizes. He has been featured on comedy festivals including Moontower and Oddball Comedy Festival and is the host of the “Why Should We Care?” Podcast. Tellez’s wild stand up show Shit’s Golden has featured the best local and touring comics for over six years. Simply put. Chris is sick! & you should check him out. Joining will be austin top comics Joe Tullar, Enzo Priesnitz,…

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I’m Doing This Wrong

"I'm Doing This Wrong" is a monthly stand up comedy show at Hi Hat Public hosted by Phil Parker. The show features some of the best comics working in and around Austin, Texas. This month features: Austen Silver Clayton Blackstone Symply Courtney and Blake Bowles Come on by before the show to enjoy one of the many local beers and burger options! Upvote the show on Do512! https://tinyurl.com/y7wopen6

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Austin Sketch Fest 2018: Illegal Improv Show

In a fest that's all sketch, improv is illegal. These brave souls risk a life in lock-up to do some make-em-ups. Featuring an all-star cast of local and out of town talent.

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>Improv

$12

10:00pm

Coldtowne Theater

Austin Sketch Fest 2018: Last Call Cleveland / A Few Sandwich Lovers

Last Call Cleveland is a veteran sketch group who has performed at sketch comedy festivals all over the country—including New York, San Francisco, Chicago, LA, Seattle, and more. Their blend of live sketches, songs, videos, and audience interaction won them the grand prize at the Toronto Sketchfest and glowing reviews such as "crowd-pleasers...pricelessly savage" (Chicago Tribune). They've also made a name for themselves online with videos like the Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video, Huge Group of Girls, and the HBO produced web series Man In The Box. A Few Sandwich Lovers is an Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre-founded sketch team based…

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8 Count—Real Talk Stand Up Comedy

Uppercut Comedy Club at The Gatsby Presents 8 Count—Real Talk Stand Up Comedy. FREE PIZZA from That's Real Comedy Pizza Owner Jimmy Tibbs! NO COVER! This is a show with virtually no censorship. So wear your grown up pants! Gonna be a good ass show! Bring all yo friends!

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>Showcase

10:30pm

The Gatsby

Chriz Tellez

The Velveeta Room May 25th 9pm May 26th 9 & 11pm Tickets- https://the-velveeta-room-the-velveeta-room.seatengine.com/events/23426 Chris Tellez is a staple of the Austin comedy scene, a true storyteller whose dark, dry wit has captivated crowds of all sizes. He has been featured on comedy festivals including Moontower and Oddball Comedy Festival and is the host of the “Why Should We Care?” Podcast. Tellez’s wild stand up show Shit’s Golden has featured the best local and touring comics for over six years. Simply put. Chris is sick! & you should check him out. Joining will be austin top comics Joe Tullar, Enzo Priesnitz,…

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