All the comedy livestreams coming your way this month!
Get your laughs from some of the best comedians across the country!
By Dantè Tobelrone
One of the positive aspects of quarantine is that our country’s top comedians are taking their talents to the virtual space. Now if live somewhere other than Los Angeles or New York you’re able to check out your favorite comedians test out some new material online. Even better than the comedy specials you can find on streaming services with live streams the comics interact with us fans at home. Here is a list of comedy live streams we’ll be tuning in to this month!
Comedy Revolver with Iliza Schlesinger
While she’s known for being one of today’s leading comedians with 5 Netflix specials, Iliza Shlesinger has recently branched out into acting having recently starred opposite Mark Wahlberg in the Netflix film Spenser Confidential. She will next be seen in the drama Pieces of a Woman starring Shia Labeouf and Vanessa Kirby, which will screen as part of the 77th Venice International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival in September 2020. Shlesinger was previously seen in 2018’s Instant Family, starring Wahlberg and Rose Byrne. Her Netflix series The Iliza Shlesinger Sketch Show premiered April 1, 2020 and she recently guest hosted Jimmy Kimmel Live.
Aug 17th Here
Join actor, comedian, and bestselling author Mike Birbiglia with poet J. Hope Stein in celebrating their new book, THE NEW ONE: Painfully True Stories from a Reluctant Dad.
Ticket includes the book THE NEW ONE and a link to a private Zoom discussion with Mike and Jen. (This link will be sent the week of the event.)
Aug 13th Here
Comedians, podcasters and late night hosts Desus Nice and The Kid Mero they will be going from their living room to yours region by region for a virtual tour, DESUS & MERO’S GOD LEVEL KNOWLEDGE DARTS VIRTUAL EXPERIENCE, August 14 through September 20, 2020, to coincide with the release of their first book, God-Level Knowledge Darts: Life Lessons from the Bronx.
Aug 18th – Sep 20th Here
An Evening with Butt & Friends
Sketch comedy duo Butt (Joe McAdam and Chris Stephens) will bring their fun and games to the Dynasty Typerwriter feed. Plenty of bits, games and some wonderful guest stand up sets. Don’t miss out on a Friday with Butt!
Aug 14th Here
Combustion Live brings you the next installment of LIVESTREAM entertainment, with comedian Ron Funches. In his first global comedy stand-up event, actor-comedian Ron Funches (Harley Quinn, Trolls World Tour, Giggle Fit) offers his optimistic but realistic views on the changes in his personal life and the world at large. Okay technically not this month but so close!
Sep 5th – Sep 6th Here
Laurie Kilmartin takes over the Flappers Comedy Club feed! Laurie Kilmartin is a comedian and staff writer for CONAN. She has performed standup on CONAN, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Comedy Central and Showtime. Her Seeso special 45 Jokes About My Dead Dad made Vulture’s list of Top Ten Comedy Specials of 2016. Laurie has also written two books, the New York Times bestseller Shitty Mom and Dead People Suck. She and fellow comic Jackie Kashian host a popular podcast about standup comedy called The Jackie and Laurie Show.
Aug 15th Here
The short form film festival that launched a generation of talent, ahem Lonely Island and Dan Harmon, is screening three hours worth of archived classic content for free! Check it out.
Aug 8th Here
Comedy Cellar Nightly
The legendary Comedy Cellar in NYC goes virtual with a nightly stand-up/chat series.
Tonight features Ryan Beck, Andy Haynes, Michael Somerville, Matt Kirshen
Aug 6th Here
Nowhere Comedy Club: Chris Garcia
Chris Garcia is a comedian, television writer, and podcaster from Los Angeles.You may have seen him tell his jokes on his very own half hour special onComedy Central, This Is Not Happening, Adam Devine’s House Party, [email protected] Chris was named a New Face at the 2016 Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and a “Comedian You Should and Will Know” by Vulture!
Aug 13th Here