Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

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Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

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Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

Casual Comedy banner

 

Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

Casual Comedy banner

 

Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

Casual Comedy banner

 

Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

 

CC Tumblr 20160705Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of RainShine Comedy, each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers are Derik Zoo, Tyler Gooch, Ashton Binkley, and Karen George. Tyler Sonnichsen is our host this month.

About Derik Zoo:
Being born to a militant Muslim father and a Southern Christian woman would make anyone need therapy. Derik Zoo has turned his therapy intostand-up comedy. Known for his charismatic personality and relatable commentary, Derik connects with his audience in a way that makes them think and laugh.

Derik co-starred in the critically acclaimed independent film Bethlehem last year and has been featured on the ABC hit show Nashville. He performs in clubs, colleges, and corporate shows all over the South and Midwest. He loves hugs and hi-fives, so don’t be afraid to give him either after a show.

About Tyler Gooch:
Tyler Gooch is a unique performer with a short attention span. Known for his quirky one-liners and offbeat word play, Tyler uses his laid back delivery to charm crowds nationwide.


Tyler has been featured on all-star shows at Go Bananas Comedy Club and The Laughing Derby and he appeared on CMT’s Young Talent Night at The Stardome. He was a finalist in the Rocky Top Comedy Contest and the winner of the 2014 Comedy Off Broadway Comedy Contest. He can be found every Wednesday hosting the Great Kentucky Mic Off at the Laughing Derby in Louisville.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

Casual Comedy banner

 

Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

Casual Comedy in Hardin Valley

Casual Comedy banner

 

Every month, the Casual Pint in Hardin Valley hosts a west Knoxville comedy show featuring great visiting and local comedians. Join us on the first Tuesday each month for comedy and a great selection of beers. The Casual Pint stocks more than 400 craft beers in the beer market and offers 22 craft beers on tap.

Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.

There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.

This month’s performers TBA.

east tennessee comedy calendar

Laugh in Public: Your Guide to Live Comedy in East Tennessee (April 29-May 8)

Welcome to another weekly edition of the Scruffy City Live Comedy Guide in East Tennessee. It’s packed full of information to help you find live comedy events across the 423 and 865 area code regions of East Tennessee from this weekend to next weekend.

Cities featured in this week’s guide are: ChattanoogaGatlinburgJohnson CityKnoxvilleSevierville

Laugh In Public: Live Comedy Events in East Tennessee: April 29-May 8, 2016.

CHATTANOOGA

Friday, April 29: Spanky Brown (stand-up)
Comedy Catch. Two shows: 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm. $15. 18+.

Chattanooga loves Spanky Brown and the feeling is mutual. The Comedy Catch welcomes Spanky Brown back to the stage for a weekend of making Chattanooga laugh.

Saturday, April 30: Spanky Brown (stand-up)
Comedy Catch. Two shows: 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm. $15. 18+.

Saturday, April 30: Pool Party (stand-up)
JJ’s Bohemia. 9 pm. $5. 21+.

Pool Party is a monthly stand-up comedy show and karaoke extravaganza on the last Saturday of the month at JJ’s Bohemia. Ryan Darling is your host as a mixture of traveling and local comics perform for you, followed by a karaoke party where you could be the star. This month’s featured performers include Cherrith Fuller, Corey Forrester, Dan Immke, James Massey, Katherine Jessup, Natasha Ferrier, and Will Copeland.

Sunday, May 1: Spanky Brown (stand-up)
Comedy Catch. 7:30 pm. $10. 18+.

Sunday, May 1: ComedyFight! (open mic/stand-up/competition)
The Honest Pint. 10 pm. No cover. 21+

It’s an open mic comedy show, with a stand-up comedy contest included. Each week, two comics compete for audience votes. The winner closes the show with a longer set and moves on to the ComedyFight! bracket tournament where fame and glory await. Ian Sharp is your host.

Monday, May 2: First Monday Improv (improv)
Barking Legs Theater. 8 pm. $8. PG.

It’s time for another evening of improv fun at the Barking Legs Theater, hosted by Improv Chattanooga.

Wednesday, May 4: Comedy Catch Open Mic Wednesdays (open mic)
Comedy Catch. 7 pm. $5. 18+.

It’s an evening of local and regional comedians performing for you at the Comedy Catch at the Chattanooga Choo Choo. Luke Marter is your host for this every-other-Wednesday show.

Wednesday, May 4: JJ’s Bohemia Open Mic (open mic)
JJ’s Bohemia. 8 pm. No cover. 18+.

JJ’s Bohemia is the centerpiece in Chattanooga’s weekly open mic comedy scene. Join hosts Ryan Darling and Ben Dalby for an evening of great comedy from local comics and touring guests.

Thursday, May 5: Dale Jones (stand-up)
Comedy Catch. 7:30 pm. $10. 18+.

From NBC’s Last Comic Standing and films, Dale Jones is a fan favorite for his physical comedy and rapid fire delivery. He’ll be entertaining Chattanooga this weekend as the headliner at The Comedy Catch.

Thursday, May 5: Target Practice (open mic)
McHale’s Brewhouse. 8 pm. No cover. 21+.

Host Jared Nipper is your guide to this week’s open mic comedy adventures.

Friday, May 6: Dale Jones (stand-up)
Comedy Catch. Two shows: 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm. $15. 18+.

Saturday, May 7: Dale Jones (stand-up)
Comedy Catch. Two shows: 7:30 pm and 9:45 pm. $15. 18+.

Sunday, May 7: ComedyFight! (open mic/stand-up/competition)
The Honest Pint. 10 pm. No cover. 21+

It’s an open mic comedy show, with a stand-up comedy contest included. Each week, two comics compete for audience votes. The winner closes the show with a longer set and moves on to the ComedyFight! bracket tournament where fame and glory await. Ian Sharp is your host.

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GATLINBURG

Saturday, April 30: Ramblings of a Plaid Mind (variety)
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre. 8 pm. $8.90-$24.95. PG.

Celebrate 40 years of Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre’s vaudeville-style revues of comedy, improv, music, magic, and more, with a new show for the season: Ramblings of a Plaid Mind.

Tuesday, May 3: Ramblings of a Plaid Mind (variety)
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre. 8 pm. $8.90-$24.95. PG.

Thursday, May 5: Ramblings of a Plaid Mind (variety)
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre. 8 pm. $8.90-$24.95. PG.

Saturday, May 7: Ramblings of a Plaid Mind (variety)
Sweet Fanny Adams Theatre. 8 pm. $8.90-$24.95. PG.

JOHNSON CITY

Thursday, May 5: NSFW Open Mic (open mic)
Mecca Lounge. 10 pm. No cover. 18+.

It’s the penultimate episode of NSFW Open Mic. Join host Jessica Lane as she hosts local and regional comics for the next to last time at Mecca Lounge.

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KNOXVILLE

Friday, April 29: Cattywampus Puppet Council (variety)
Market Square. Two shows: 1 pm and 3 pm. Free. All ages.

The Cattywampus Puppet Council performs on the children’s stage as part of the Dogwood Arts Festival in downtown Knoxville.

Friday, April 29: Fourth and Gill Friday! (open mic)
Sassy Ann’s. 9 pm. No cover. 21+.

It’s an evening of open mic comedy and dancing in the funhouse of Fourth and Gill. Join host Jake James for sets from local and visiting comics each week at Fourth and Gill Friday!

Saturday, April 30: Cattywampus Puppet Council (variety)
Market Square. Two shows: 1 pm and 3 pm. Free. All ages.

The Cattywampus Puppet Council performs on the children’s stage as part of the Dogwood Arts Festival in downtown Knoxville.

Saturday, April 30: Po Boys and Poets: Cometry Night (variety)
Big Fatty’s. 7 pm. $5-8 pm. 18+.

The monthly Po Boys and Poets spoken word poetry show explores their sense of humor tonight with the addition of a collection of Knoxville comedians to the lineup. In addition to spoken word artists such as Black Atticus, Summer Awad, and Werde, the show will include comedy performances from Jay Kendrick, Aaron Chasteen, JohnJohn PokenBeans, and Liz Brooks.

Saturday, April 30: Fort Sanders Yacht Club Open Mic Night (open mic/variety)
Fort Sanders Yacht Club. 9 pm. No cover. 18+

It’s an open mic for various types of performing arts including comedy, spoken word and poetry, music and singing, and more. This weekly open mic also offers prizes to the night’s top performers as voted on by the audience.

Sunday, May 1: Upstairs Underground Comedy (open mic)
Preservation Pub. 8 pm. No cover before 8 pm. 21+.

Join us for another edition of East Tennessee’s longest-running comedy open mic. This week Upstairs Underground welcomes a special guest performance from Katherine Jessup of Washington, DC. Boston McCown is your host for the evening.

Monday, May 2: QED Comedy Lab (experimental)
Pilot Light. 7:30 pm. No cover. 18+.

It’s another week of experimental comedy from the QED Comedy Lab. Each week’s show follows a different theme. This week’s theme is “This Knoxville Life,” featuring our performers in a storytelling mode fashioned after the popular public radio program This American LifeSean Simoneau is your host for the evening and will providing unexpected turns and obstacles to our storytellers’ journeys.

Tuesday, May 3: Ryan Darling and Ben Dalby (stand-up)
Casual Pint-Hardin Valley. 7 pm. No cover. 18+.

Chattanooga’s Ryan Darling and Ben Dalby headline this month’s Casual Comedy lineup. John Miller and Danny Whitson will also perform. Sean Simoneau is this month’s host.

Tuesday, May 3: Einstein Simplified (improv)
Scruffy City Hall. 8:15 pm. No cover. 18+

East Tennessee’s longest-running weekly comedy improv show takes the stage at Scruffy City Hall. Find out why Einstein Simplified has kept Knoxville audiences laughing since the 1990s.

Tuesday, May 3: Longbranch Saloon Open Mic (open mic)
Longbranch Saloon. 9 pm. No cover. 18+.

The Longbranch Saloon has played host to all sorts of live entertainment on the UT Strip since the 1970s. Today, it is also the home to a weekly comedy open mic. Special guest host TK will be your guide tonight for the fun.

Thursday, May 5: Beer Market Comedy Showcase (stand-up)
Bearden Beer Market. 7:30 pm. No cover. 18+.

The Bearden Beer Market hosts a semimonthly comedy showcase on the first and third Thursday of each month. This week’s show features performances from JC Ratliff, Jay Kendrick, Liz Brooks, Miss James Holdiness, and Kevin Shockley. Your host this week is Jeff Danger.

Thursday, May 5: DJ Von’s Open Mic Night (variety)
Whispers Social Lounge. 7:30 pm. No cover. 18+.

Each week, DJ Von hosts a weekly open mic featuring a variety of performers including comedians, musicians, spoken word performances, and more.

Friday, May 6: Full Disclosure Comedy (improv)
Emporium Center. 5 pm. No cover. PG.

The long form improv group Full Disclosure Comedy returns to another First Friday celebration in downtown Knoxville at the Emporium Center.

Friday, May 6: Jon Durnell & Katherine Jessup (stand-up)
Saw Works Brewing Company. 7 pm. No cover. 21+.

It’s time for another fun episode of First Friday Comedy at Saw Works. This month’s co-headliners are Jon Durnell (Los Angeles) and Katherine Jessup (Washington, DC). The show will also feature performances from local comics Boston McCown and Aaron Chasteen. Tyler Sonnichsen is this month’s host.

Friday, May 6: Fourth and Gill Friday! (open mic)
Sassy Ann’s. 9 pm. No cover. 21+.

It’s an evening of open mic comedy and dancing in the funhouse of Fourth and Gill. Join host Jake James for sets from local and visiting comics each week at Fourth and Gill Friday!

Friday, May 6: Ooh Ooh Revue (variety)
Cocoa Moon. 10 pm. $10. 18+.

Burlesque. Music. Dancing. Comedy. Poetry. It’s a wide variety of entertainment that awaits you on to wrap up another First Friday each month.

Saturday, May 7: Leanne Morgan (stand-up)
Bijou Theatre. 8pm. $25. PG.

East Tennessee native Leanne Morgan returns to Knoxville for a Mother’s Day weekend comedy event at Knoxville’s historic Bijou Theatre.

Sunday, May 8: Upstairs Underground Comedy (open mic)
Preservation Pub. 8 pm. No cover if you arrive before 8 pm. 21+.

East Tennessee’s longest-running weekly comedy open mic returns for another night of fun. Boston McCown is your host.

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Monday, May 2: Late Night Luau Comedy Show (open mic)
Boogaloos. 8 pm. No cover. 18+.

It’s the only comedy open mic in the Smokies. Join host Aaron Chasteen for an evening of comedy with local and regional performers.

Friday, May 6: Alex Stokes’ Music and Comedy Jam (variety)
Club 1341 Grill. 8 pm. No cover. 21+.

Comedian Alex Stokes is celebrating a book release party for his newest book 5 Years of This?. He’ll be joined by comedians Matt Ward and Grady Ray, as well as musical performances from Brian Sneed, Ashley Marquez, and Autumn Reflection.

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And there you have it. There’s something for everyone in this week’s 10-day guide to live comedy in East Tennessee. Stay up to date on these shows and more by following Scruffy City Comedy on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information about these or other events, check the links in this post or visit the Scruffy City Comedy Calendar on ScruffyCityComedy.com. As schedules often change, please check in advance with the event for updated show times, box office prices, etc. Prices listed here may not always include various service fees, taxes, etc. Always check with the show organizer or box office linked in the event description for the official details.

Casual Comedy presents Derek Sheen

 

Derek Sheen at Casual Comedy, April 5

Casual Comedy celebrates its 1/2 year anniversary with its biggest show yet! DEREK SHEEN is bringing his Tiny Idiot tour to the Brewmaster Room at Casual Pint-Hardin Valley.
 
Get there early. You won’t want to miss this. Come be a part of great comedy on a Tuesday night- it will make the weekend get here quicker.
 
The show starts at 7 pm. There is no cover charge to attend. Performers include JC Ratliff, Sean Simoneau, Alex Stokes, and Matt Ward. Shane Rhyne is your host for the evening.
There is no cover charge to attend this west Knoxville comedy event.
 
About Derek:
Derek Sheen is a cuddly mess of insecurities, a gifted, one of a kind, storyteller. He’s quickly becoming a favorite among comedy fans all over the globe! He’s toured with Patton Oswalt, Brian Posehn, Janeane Garofolo and Rory Scovel! His debut album Holy Drivel was recorded by iconic metal producer Matt Bayles (Minus the Bear, Mastodon, Isis) and is available from Rooftopcomedy.com. His new album is coming soon from Stand Up! Records.
 
About Casual Pint-Hardin Valley:
Casual Pint is a craft beer market, that also happens to have a bar. Enjoy one of the 22 craft beers on tap at Casual Pint during the show and shop for great beers to take home afterward from the selection of more than 400 varieties of craft beer in the market.
 
About Rain/Shine Event Productions:
Rain/Shine Event Productions is a cooperative of Knoxville comics producing live entertainment events for restaurants/venues, as well as corporate events. Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.