Asbury Laughs (& Beyond): August

Written by Angelo Gingerelli

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Asbury Laughs (& Beyond): August

Bridgestone’s Comedy Club (Matt Bridgestone)

Mara’s Cuisine
540 Catherine St. South Amboy
8/7: Reverend Bob Levy

The Blue Velvet Theatre at Taj Mahal
Atlantic City
8/19: SNL’s Pete Davidson
8/21: and 8/22: Jake “The Snake” Roberts

Contact mattbridgestone@hotmail.com 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.
Upcoming Shows:
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.

Revolutionary Lounge

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
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Angelo Gingerelli has been contributing to The Pop Break since 2015 and writing about pop culture since 2009. A Jersey shore native, Gingerelli is a writer, stand-up comic, hip-hop head, sneaker enthusiast, comic book fan, husband, father and supporter of the local arts scene. He likes debating the best rappers of all time, hates discussing why things were better in the “Good Ol’ Days” and loves beating The Pop Break staff at fantasy football. You can catch up with Angelo on Twitter/IG at @Mr5thRound, at his website www.FifthRoundMovement.com or interviewing rising stars in NJ’s Hip-Hop scene on “The A&R Podcast” (iTunes/SoundCloud).