Written by Angelo Gingerelli
Asbury Laughs (& Beyond): August
Bridgestone’s Comedy Club (Matt Bridgestone)
540 Catherine St. South Amboy
8/7: Reverend Bob Levy
The Blue Velvet Theatre at Taj Mahal
8/19: SNL’s Pete Davidson
8/21: and 8/22: Jake “The Snake” Roberts
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for info on both locations
Bust-A-Gut Comedy Clubs (Geno Talarico) – Weekly shows at Nino’s Pizza
Located in Ocean featuring pretty well known headliners (Bob Levy, DC Benny, etc.). www.genopalooza.com for more info.
8/8: Jerold Benford featuring Buda
8/15: Fred Rubino featuring Andrew Lee
8/22: Jim Mendrino
8/29: Eddie Clark
Jersey Jokers (Chris Covert)
Monthly Open Mic at The Dublin House in Red Bank (first Thursday of every month). Jersey Joker shows at various locations in Red Bank featuring regional headliners and local openers. Upcoming Shows: Dublin House Open Mic on 8/6. www.jerseyjokers.com for more info.
Improv Jam (Mike O’Keefe)
Weekly improv shows with stand-up comics opening the show at “Where Music Lives” in Asbury Park. Upcoming Shows: most Saturdays in June. More info at www.tickets.asburyparkmusiclives.org
Big Dawg Open Mic (Dan Gagliardi & Rob Avon)
Open Mic at Crust & Crumble Pizzeria (The Shoppes on Cookman Ave.).
Every other Thursday, no cover.
Open Mic every Tuesday at Toms River’s Revolutionary Lounge featuring Comedy, Poetry and Music hosted by Chris “Rockwell” Pilato. Shows are from 6pm to 9pm every Tuesday.
Booked comedy show every month featuring the area’s best young comics hosted by Chris Rockwell and Mark Henely. Next Show: 8/15. For more info on both shows check out www.revelounge.com