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Best Upcoming Comedy Shows In Los Angeles

June 2, 2015 1:32 PM

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Sometimes you just need a good laugh, and LA is certainly the place to find them! With so many well-known comedy clubs and venues, this town ain’t kidding around. This month is jam-packed with comedy, located right near you!
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(Credit: Courtesy of Los Angeles Philharmonic Association)


Eddie Izzard
Hollywood Bowl
2301 Highland Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90068
(323) 850-2000
www.hollywoodbowl.com
Date: June 6, 2015

UK actor, comedian, and writer Eddie Izzard takes the stage as part of his Force Majeure World Tour. Enjoy Izzard’s dry sense of humor on a warm, summer’s night at one of LA’s most remarkable concert venues. And the best part? The Bowl lets you bring your own food and wine!

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(Credit: Bailey Z./Yelp)


Tim Allen
Laugh Factory Hollywood
8001 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 656-1336
www.laughfactory.com
Date: June 18, 2015

Tim “The Tool Man” Taylor. Buzz Lightyear. Scott Calvin aka Santa Claus. Tim Allen has given us so many awesome performances. Now, you can catch this funny man doing what he does best – making people laugh! Performing at the legendary and original Laugh Factory in Hollywood, this show is definitely a must-see.

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(Credit: David B./Yelp)


Andy Kindler’s Particular Show
NerdMelt Showroom
7522 W Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046
(323) 851-7223
www.nerdmeltla.com

The brainchild of comedian and founder of Nerdist Industries, Chris Hardwick, NerdMelt Showroom is a one-of-a-kind venue. Located within Meltdown Comics on Sunset Blvd., NerdMelt constantly has a full calendar of awesome events and exclusive performances that you won’t see anywhere else! An example is writer Andy Kindler’s Particular Show, featuring comedians like Anthony Jeselnik, Jerrod Carmichael, Thomas Middleditch and more. All that comedy for only $10!

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(Credit: Joan S.)


Jay Leno
Comedy & Magic Club
1018 Hermosa Ave.
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
(310) 372-1193
www.comedyandmagicclub.com
Dates: June 14, 21 & 28, 2015; July 5, 12, 19, & 26, 2015

Did you always wish you went to a taping of The Tonight Show while it was in LA? Well, now you can see the former Tonight Show host and comedy legend Jay Leno. A longtime recurring performer of the Hermosa Beach venue, Leno will be bringing the fun a few times this month!

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(Credit: Kurt T./Yelp)


Roast Battle
The Comedy Store Hollywood
8433 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90069
(323) 650-6268
www.thecomedystore.com
Date: June 9, 16, 23 & 30, 2015

Fresh of the heels of the immensely successful roast of Justin Bieber, The Comedy Story in Hollywood will be hosting a Roast Battle every Tuesday night. Hosted by the notoriously good roast master Jeff Ross, two comics will go head to head in a duel of the wits and digs, until one is crowed victorious. Comedians scheduled to appear include Jeff Dye, Brian Moses, Adam Feuerberg, Greg Fitzsimmons, and Leah Kayajanian.

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(credit: Teresa R. / Yelp)


Trainwreck Comedy Tour
The Wiltern
3790 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90010
(213) 388-1400
www.wiltern.com
Date: June 21, 2015

It’s no question that one of the funniest female comedians right now is Amy Schumer. Her Comedy Central Series, Inside Amy Schumer, is quite popular, so you can expect her show at the Wiltern to be a hit. She also wrote and stars in the upcoming film, Trainwreck, which has already getting rave reviews. The show will also feature hilarious writer/director/producer Judd Apatow (Knocked Up, Superbad, Bridesmaids), comedian Dave Attell and more surprise guests!

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(Credit: Skater T./Yelp)


Hollywood Babble-On With Kevin Smith and Ralph Garman
Improv Hollywood
8162 Melrose Ave.
Hollywood, CA 90046
(323) 651-2583
hollywood.improv.com
Date: June 27, 2015

This hilarious duo discusses what’s going on in recent pop culture and entertainment news with their own twist! Director Kevin Smith (Mallrats, Clerks) and comedian/actor Ralph Garman of KROQ’s Kevin & Bean Show, bring you their unique take on all the gossip. Both huge comic book fans, there’s sure to be some exciting talk about upcoming comic films like Ant-Man, Batman vs. Superman and more!

Article by Caitlyn Trudnich.

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