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Bob & Tom 2
December 31


New Years Eve with Robert Hawkins
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Special Engagement
No Coupons or Passes Accepted

Ticket Prices

$20 Wednesday, 7:30pm (12/31) 21 and up show

$40 Wednesday, 10:00pm (12/31) 21 and up show


Come out to Go Bananas Comedy Club on New Years Eve and laugh in the new year with club favorite Robert Hawkins. New Years Eve is always a great time at Go Bananas and this year is no exception.


10:00 Show Includes: The Show Cheese and Veggie Plate Party Favors & Champagne Toast at Midnight

The show will last approximately 1 1/2 hours. After the show we will begin handing out party favors, snack plates, and bottles of champagne. The comics will retake the stage and begin the countdown with prizes and jokes. Then we all laugh in the New Year.

All tickets must be PRE-PAID with a Credit Card prior to arrival!



Robert Hawkins

You know, an enormous number of comics—including the vast majority of those who pass through the friendly little place we like to call Cap City—maintain career objectives that include aspirations toward acting in a sitcom, or writing for one. But, hell, Robert Hawkins has already done both—in the same series, no less: the late, lamented “Titus.”

Indeed, he was hired as a story editor, which means he wrote a script or two per season, and contributed mightily to the scripts written by his colleagues, adding jokes, improving dialogue, etc. Before long, his work in the writers room so impressed the Fox show’s producers—who also knew of his acting aspirations and abilities (a few years prior, he had landed a development deal with Fox)—that they cast him in a recurring guest role as Titus’ brother-in-law, Michael.

So when it comes to working in network television, while we wouldn’t exactly say “been there, done that”—we’re guessing that under the right circumstances, he might be persuaded to return to such work—he has logged that experience, and his passion for stand-up has never wavered.

Not coincidentally, perhaps, he’s always had a tremendous flair and a considerable gift for it. One measure of this would be his results over the years in comedy competitions, or similar enterprises.

In 2001, he was voted one of the 25 top comics in the country in a poll of comedy club owners nominating candidates for the American Comedy Awards. And, perhaps needless to say (given all these victories, achievements and accolades), he’s starred in his own Comedy Central half-hour special, appeared on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” and a slew of other TV shows.

Still, when all is said and done about his work—cable TV, network TV, writing, acting, etc.—Robert Hawkins’ first love is performing comedy in a club in front of a live audience, and obviously he’s pretty damn good at it. Do you want to miss that? Didn’t think so.


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Comedy Central Presents
November 26 - 30
  

Vic Henley
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Special Engagement
No Coupons or Passes Accepted

Ticket Prices

$10 Wednesday, 8:00pm (11/26) 18 and up show

$10 Thursday, 8:00pm (11/27) 18 and up show The Thanksgiving Show Has Been Cancelled!

$15 Friday, 8:00pm (11/28) 18 and up show

$15 Friday, 10:30pm (11/28) 18 and up show

$15 Saturday, 8:00pm (11/29) 21 and up show

$15 Saturday, 10:30pm (11/29) 21 and up show

$10 Sunday, 8:00pm (11/30) 18 and up show



A true comedy veteran, Alabama-born Vic Henley has done it all. Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

With an easy style that covers a variety of topics, Vic’s material has been featured on nationally syndicated radio shows like John Boy and Billy as well as SIRIUS XM’s Raw Dog and Blue Collar comedy channels.

Vic’s innate ability to turn perfectly reasonable adults into guffawing idiots has made him a crowd favorite all over the world. Whether it’s HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, or the granddaddy of them all-The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, Henley has drawn rave reviews and packed houses. His success at Edinburgh led to a slew of BBC TV appearances on stand up and talk shows, some where he was the first American to perform.

Vic has also performed on over 500 college campuses receiving 8 “Comedian of the Year” nominations. His popularity in the Corporate and Association markets has landed him many high profile gigs including co-hosting an event with former President George H.W. Bush. In 2009 Vic combined his writing and performing skills in the Sacha Baron Cohen feature film, Bruno.

Vic resides in New York City and can be seen on numerous stages including The Comic Strip Live, Gotham Comedy Club, Comix and The Comedy Cellar.


With Feature Act: Sally Brooks

Host / MC: Jon Holmes


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Rooftop Comedy
December 3
  

Pro-Am Night
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$5 Wednesday, 8:00pm (12/03) 18 and up show


Performers

Come out and see local newbies, amateurs, and professionals drop new material. Some will be funny and some won't be, but this is always a great show! If you would like to perform at a Pro-Am show, please contact gkea@gobananascomedy.com. You must sign-up ahead of time and Gabe will email you a confirmation on the date you will perform.



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Bob & Tom 2

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Brew Ha Ha

Live At Gotham
December 4 - 7
  

Tom Simmons
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$8 Thursday, 8:00pm (12/04) 18 and up show College & Military Night $4 with ID

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (12/05) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (12/05) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (12/06) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (12/06) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (12/07) 18 and up show


Tom Simmons does an unbelievable job of blending comedy and philosophy into one of the best all around comedy shows that you can see. A true comedian in every sense of the word. He has toured practically non-stop for ten years developing his act and himself. He has appeared on Comedy Central, Showtime, BET, NBC, and has written for numerous comedians. Tracks from all four of his comedy CD'€™s can be heard daily on both XM and Sirius radio. He has appeared on Bob and Tom, at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, The Boston Comedy Festival, as well as performing with Comics on Duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. This is truly a great comedian who has a unique ability to make you think differently, question cultural and personal beliefs- all while being incredibly funny. Seriously spit-take funny. Tom's goal as a comedian is not just to be funny and make you laugh, but to genuinely be one of the best- to be mentioned in the same sentence with greats like Chappelle, Rock, Carlin, Seinfeld. Come see this show and see what constant work and dedication means. Tom'€™s comedy takes chances that most comedians won'€™t take all while embracing the audience and genuinely caring that they laugh and enjoy themselves. The show will entertain with subjects from being a new father and relationships, to socially relevant issues like violence, war, racism, and frustrations we all have with the world and one another. It is easily relatable and seriously funny... Like a Blue Collar Tour for people that read.

With Feature Act: Josh Cocks

Host / MC: Andy Gasper


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Rooftop Comedy
December 10
  

Pro-Am Night
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$5 Wednesday, 8:00pm (12/10) 18 and up show


Performers

Come out and see local newbies, amateurs, and professionals drop new material. Some will be funny and some won't be, but this is always a great show! If you would like to perform at a Pro-Am show, please contact gkea@gobananascomedy.com. You must sign-up ahead of time and Gabe will email you a confirmation on the date you will perform.



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The Tonight Show with Jay Leno

Late Night with Conan O

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Brew Ha Ha

Bob & Tom 2
December 11 - 14
  

Mike Lukas
PG-18: Language or sexual content


Mike Lukas is probably the funniest person you will ever see on stage anywhere! He is the master of making every show unique and spontaneous. We strongly believe that you will leave this show thinking the same. DO NOT MISS THIS SHOW!


Ticket Prices

$8 Thursday, 8:00pm (12/11) 18 and up show College & Military Night $4 with ID

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (12/12) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (12/12) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (12/13) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (12/13) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (12/14) 18 and up show


A cum laude graduate of the U. of Dayton, Mike went from being a computer programmer for AT&T in 1989 to entertaining tourists at MGM  Studios, FL. He moved to Chicago in 1992 to do standup and perform improvisation with the Second City and Improv Olympic.

Lukas hosted and co-wrote'The Straight Dope'on A&Efor a season, and has done sets at the Montreal, Chicacoand Aspen comedy fests.  He's made multiple appearances on 'The Tonight Show' with Jay Leno and 'The Late Show' with Conan O'Brian, plus did spots on 'Premium Blend' and 'Standup Standup' on Comedy Central.

With Feature Act: Sam Evans

Host / MC: Conor Delehanty


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Rooftop Comedy
December 17
  

Pro-Am Night
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$5 Wednesday, 8:00pm (12/17) 18 and up show


Performers

Come out and see local newbies, amateurs, and professionals drop new material. Some will be funny and some won't be, but this is always a great show! If you would like to perform at a Pro-Am show, please contact gkea@gobananascomedy.com. You must sign-up ahead of time and Gabe will email you a confirmation on the date you will perform.



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Jimmy Fallon

Comedy Central Presents

Brew Ha Ha

Bob & Tom 2

Live At Gotham
December 18 - 21
  

Dave Waite
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$8 Thursday, 8:00pm (12/18) 18 and up show College & Military Night $4 with ID

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (12/19) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (12/19) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (12/20) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (12/20) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (12/21) 18 and up show



Dave Waite’s oddball stories and rants have made him a favorite at clubs around the Midwest. A square peg who found happiness when he stopped trying to fit in, Dave’s hilarious tales of personal failure have won the love of audiences young and old alike.

Although Dave is known for his constant grin, the first few years his post-college life didn’t give him much to smile about. After graduating from Northern Kentucky University with a degree in the lucrative field of geography, Dave drifted through a series of jobs ranging from call center representative to substitute teacher, experiences that later became a part of his act.

On his days as a substitute teacher, Dave says, “My kids would come up to me and say, ‘Mr. Waite, you’re going to die from smoking!’ I was like, ‘No, Timmy, more like drinking!’”

After being fired from nearly every job and having zero luck at finding love, Dave’s self-esteem hit rock bottom in early 2004. His salvation came in the form of a newspaper ad for a stand-up comedy class at the Funny Bone in Newport, KY. Dave took the class and fell in love with stand-up, quickly gaining a reputation amongst both comedians and audiences as one of the Midwest’s wittiest and most unpredictable young comics.


With Feature Act: Mark Chalifoux

Host / MC: Jerry


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Rooftop Comedy

Comedy Central Logo

Brew Ha Ha

Bob & Tom 2
December 26 - 28
  

Mike Cody & Gabe Kea
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (12/26) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (12/26) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (12/27) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (12/27) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (12/28) 18 and up show


Mike Cody

Slightly weird, definitely smart and more than a little nerdy, Mike Cody constantly finds himself in uncomfortable situations but manages to stay positive throughout it all. Mike has been featured on Comedy Central's Jokes.com and earned recognition as a national finalist in Sierra Mist’s 2005 “Next Great Comic” contest. He’s also performed at the prestigious Boston Comedy Festival and is a former winner of the Funniest Person in Cincinnati Contest at Go Bananas Comedy Club.


Mike is also the creator of Underbelly, an award-winning sketch and improv show that plays monthly to great acclaim in both New York and Los Angeles.  His debut album, "I Don't Want To Take a Nap," will be released by Rooftop Comedy Records in late 2013.


Gabe Kea

Comedian Gabe Kea's unbridled enthusiasm for entertaining audiences is what truly sets him apart. With a personality as big as his 6'5" frame, Gabe melds well-crafted jokes with his comedic physicality to create an unforgettable show. Gabe started performing in St. Louis after spending most of his youth living in both the United States and Canada. He eventually relocated to southwestern Ohio, where he won the 2009 "Funniest Person in Cincinnati" contest. Gabe is a former recipient of Rooftop Comedy's Silver Nail, awarded to those that distinguished themselves in the underground stand-up scene. In addition to opening for popular headliners like Amy Schumer, Anthony Jeselnik, and Nikki Glaser, Gabe can be heard regularly on the nationally syndicated Bob & Tom Show. He recently performed with "Community" star Joel McHale at the 2013 Gilda's Laugh Fest. His interests include hockey, beer, and reinforcing Canadian stereotypes.

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Late Night with Conan O

Comedy Central Presents

Comedy Central Logo

Brew Ha Ha

Bob & Tom 2

Ron White's Comedy Salute to the Troops
January 2 - 4
  

Robert Hawkins
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (01/02) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (01/02) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (01/03) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (01/03) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (01/04) 18 and up show


You know, an enormous number of comics--including the vast majority of those who pass through the friendly little place we like to call Cap City--maintain career objectives that include aspirations toward acting in a sitcom, or writing for one. But, hell, Robert Hawkins has already done both--in the same series, no less: the late, lamented “Titus.”

Indeed, he was hired as a story editor, which means he wrote a script or two per season, and contributed mightily to the scripts written by his colleagues, adding jokes, improving dialogue, etc. Before long, his work in the writers room so impressed the Fox show’s producers--who also knew of his acting aspirations and abilities (a few years prior, he had landed a development deal with Fox)--that they cast him in a recurring guest role as Titus’ brother-in-law, Michael.

So when it comes to working in network television, while we wouldn’t exactly say “been there, done that”--we’re guessing that under the right circumstances, he might be persuaded to return to such work--he has logged that experience, and his passion for stand-up has never wavered.

Not coincidentally, perhaps, he’s always had a tremendous flair and a considerable gift for it. One measure of this would be his results over the years in comedy competitions, or similar enterprises.

For example, in 1993, he won the California State University Comedy Competition, while the next year he was a finalist in the San Francisco International Comedy Competition, a contest as venerable and prestigious as Funniest Person In Austin. Then, in 1996, he wowed audiences and industry figures in Montreal at the Just For Laughs International Comedy Festival, which led to Robert being awarded the aforementioned Fox development deal.

In 2001, he was voted one of the 25 top comics in the country in a poll of comedy club owners nominating candidates for the American Comedy Awards. And, perhaps needless to say (given all these victories, achievements and accolades), he’s starred in his own Comedy Central half-hour special, appeared on “Late Night With Conan O’Brien,” and a slew of other TV shows.

Still, when all is said and done about his work--cable TV, network TV, writing, acting, etc.--Robert Hawkins’ first love is performing comedy in a club in front of a live audience, and obviously he’s pretty damn good at it. Do you want to miss that? Didn’t think so.



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Rooftop Comedy

Live At Gotham

Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson

Comedy Central Logo

Bob & Tom 2
January 8 - 11
  

Geoff Tate
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$8 Thursday, 8:00pm (01/08) 18 and up show College & Military Night $4 with ID

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (01/09) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (01/09) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (01/10) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (01/10) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (01/11) 18 and up show



It never fails, Geoff Tate will remind you of one of your friends. Maybe a cousin. Maybe yourself. His laid back, conversational storytelling has earned him praise and fans through out the comedy community. One guy, in Seattle, even referred to him as a bar room hero. That’s what he is: a guy telling stories like you’re hanging out with him in a bar. Whether it’s something you’ve done, something you wish you’d done or something you’re glad you never did, Geoff never hesitates to tell the truth about it, however unflattering it might be. The son of a pentecostal minister and a drug abuser for most of his early 20’s, Geoff is the rare comedian who talks about religion without condescension and drugs without glorification. He has been seen on Comedy Central's Live At Gotham and The Late Late Show With Craig Ferguson.  He has performed at the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Manchester, TN and South By Southwest Music Festival in Austin, TX.  His debut album, I Got Potential, was released on April 23, 2013 to rave reviews. Geoff “has a knack for mining his own personal history for big laughs” (The Capital Times, Madison, WI) and his style has been compared to the late Mitch Hedberg (The Columbus Dispatch, Columbus, OH).

“Tate is so fucking funny that after hearing him four shows in a weekend, I still held off taking a shit until he was done his fifth. No kidding”. - Doug Stanhope

“Geoff Tate is a crass slob who’s life seems to have gotten away from him a bit and I’m not sure he’s going to get a handle on it.  In other words, he’s hilarious.” - Marc Maron

“Rock and Roll meets Preacher’s kid. Mockery+Hilarity+Sensibility=Geoff Tate” - Chad Daniels.



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Just For Laughs 1

Conan

Chelsea Lately

Adam Devine's House Party

Portlandia
January 15 - 18
  

Ian Karmel
PG-18: Language or sexual content

Ticket Prices

$8 Thursday, 8:00pm (01/15) 18 and up show College & Military Night $4 with ID

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (01/16) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (01/16) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (01/17) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (01/17) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (01/18) 18 and up show


Ian Karmel is a homegrown Portland comedian whose style zig-zags between the eclectic and the universal. He was previously a writer and roundtable regular on E!’s Chelsea Lately. Most recently he made his late night premiere on TBS' Conan and will also appear on season two of Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party in late 2014. In 2013, Ian was invited to the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, where he was a breakout stand up in the New Faces category. Ian’s unique perspective helped him win the 2011 Funniest Person in Portland, 2010 Portland Amateur Comedy Competition and has given him the opportunity to perform at the Moontower Comedy Festival, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Bumbershoot, Portland’s Helium Comedy Club, Philadelphia’s Helium Comedy Club, Minneapolis' Acme Comedy Club, Austin’s Cap City Comedy Club, Seattle’s Comedy Underground and various clubs in Los Angeles. Ian’s other television credits include IFC’s Portlandia and the Travel Channel’s Best Sandwich in America, as well as a post-game analyst and commentator for the Portland Trailblazers. His training includes The Groundlings and the Upright Citizens Brigade and he is a regular contributor for the Portland Mercury in which is he currently writes the highly anticipated weekly column “Portland as F*ck”. He currently lives in Los Angeles.

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Late Night with Conan O

HBO Comedy Arts Festival

Comedy Central Presents

Chappelle's Show

Showtime
January 22 - 25
  

Tony Woods
PG-18: Language or sexual content


Tony is one of our favorite comics. His comedy is very very unique and his delivery is magical. As Tony has pointed out, he doesn't even have to tell jokes and people will already be laughing. Tony is fairly clean and his energy is smooth sailing. It would be wrong to try and compare him to anyone else because he has a style all his own. Don't miss him!


Ticket Prices

$8 Thursday, 8:00pm (01/22) 18 and up show College & Military Night $4 with ID

$14 Friday, 8:00pm (01/23) 18 and up show

$14 Friday, 10:30pm (01/23) 18 and up show

$14 Saturday, 8:00pm (01/24) 21 and up show

$14 Saturday, 10:30pm (01/24) 21 and up show

$8 Sunday, 8:00pm (01/25) 18 and up show


Tony Woods is a one-of-a-kind comedic legend that is always in control of his audience. A seasoned veteran in the comedy business, Tony is recognized not only by fans but by his peers as one of the best and most engaging comedians in the business.

Tony has a strong following in the US, UK, Australia and Europe. Born in North Carolina and raised in the D.C. area, Woods kicked off his career as an original member of Russell Simmons' Def Comedy Jam on HBO and P. Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy, he is an all-round veteran and one-of-a-kind comic. His playful and cool demeanour, combined with sharp and mischievous subject matter, create a show that is unmistakably entertaining at every level. A natural entertainer, Woods understands an audience and encourages them to become part of his strange world.

Tony’s recent appearances Comedy Central Presents Tony Woods, Comedy Central USO Tour, and Comedy Central World Comedy Tour have made him a comic favorite of international renown. He has also appeared on Last Comic Standing, A&E’s Caroline’s Comedy Hour, Showtime at the Apollo, NBC’s Friday Night Videos, Just for Laughs, NYPD Blue, HACK, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, HBO Comedy Spot and Asutralia's - The Footy Show.

Woods has also appeared in the film The Brooklyn Project, and his festival appearances include triumphs at the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, the HBO U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado, the Melbourne Comedy Festival and is a favourite at the Sydney Comedy Festival.

Wednesday
Show Begins @ 8:00 pm
Doors @ 7:00 pm
18 and up show


Thursday
Show Begins @ 8:00 pm
Doors @ 7:00 pm
18 and up show


Friday
Show Begins @ 8:00 pm &
10:30 pm
Doors @ 7:00 pm & 9:50 pm
18 and up show


Saturday
Show Begins @ 8:00 pm &
10:30 pm
Doors @ 7:00 pm & 9:50 pm
21 and up show


Sunday
Show Begins @ 8:00 pm
Doors @ 7:00 pm


* Comedians, prices & show
times subject to change.


* All shows are 18 and up,
unless otherwise noted.