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A Variety of Entertainment Provided at this Show!

March 20th, 2019

Are you ready for the ultimate Variety Show, Quad Cities? Clock, Inc. and Playcrafters Barn Theatre (4950 35th Avenue Moline) presents Variety Show this Saturday Mar 23! Doors open at 6 p.m. and the entertainment begins at 7 p.m. Come out for an amazing show filled with drag performers, comedians, singers, slam poets, dancers, and more! Admission is $10 for those 18 and over. Donations are suggested for those under 18. For more information, including some of the impressive talent that will be in attendance, visit the Facebook event page at https://www.facebook.com/events/365605590939275/. This... Read More

Share Some Laughs with Trash Panda Comedy at Raccoon Motel

January 21st, 2019

Looking for a little laugher in your life? Make your way to Triple Crown Whiskey Bar & Raccoon Motel (304 E 3rd St. Davenport) this Thursday Jan 24 from 9:30 – 10:30 p.m. for Trash Panda Comedy! Trash Panda Comedy is a FREE show featuring some of the best local and touring comedians! Join the fun every other Thursday for an hour of laughter. Here are this week’s comedians: Bobby Ray Bunch (QC) Dan Umthun (DSM) Perry Thompson III (DSM) Jacob Lowrey (Omaha) Zach Peterson (Omaha)   For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/284498872210302/. Let the laughter commence!  Read More

Jeff Dunham Brings Passively Aggressive Tour to TaxSlayer Center!

January 19th, 2019

Jeff Dunham will be at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Wednesday Jan 23 at 7 p.m., with his Passively Aggressive Tour! Come see all of the fan favorites including Walter, Peanut, Achmed, Jose! Jeff Dunham is a ventriloquist and comedian who has also appeared on numerous television shows, including Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, The Tonight Show and Sonny With a Chance. He has six specials that run on Comedy Central: Jeff Dunham: Arguing with Myself, Jeff Dunham: Spark of Insanity, Jeff Dunham’s Very Special Christmas Special, Jeff Dunham: Controlled... Read More

Ron White Coming to Adler Theatre!

January 5th, 2019

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White is coming to the Quad Cities! Ron White takes the Adler Theatre (136 E 3rd St. Davenport) stage Thursday Jan 10 at 7:30 p.m. This hilarious comedian is a classic storyteller; relaying tales from his real life ranging from growing up in a small town in Texas, to sharing stories of his daily life, to becoming one of the most successful comedians in America. Ron first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon, but since 2004 has since established himself as a star in his own right. Over the past 15 years,... Read More

ComedySportz Classic Celebrates The Establishment’s 8th Anniversary!

November 18th, 2018

Looking for some fun Thanksgiving Eve, this year? ComedySportz (220 19th St. Rock Island) Classic celebrates The Establishment’s 8th Anniversary this Wednesday Nov 21. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the show begins at 7 p.m. ComedySportz says THANK YOU by offering a FREE match the night before Thanksgiving! To pay homage to their roots, the ComedySportz Classic will be played in the same style as their original match way back in 1990. There will be even more different games, an extra foul, ref treats, a slightly different format, and some rocking 90’s tunes and suggestions. In 2010 on the night... Read More

Impractical Jokers Bring Comedy to Quad Cities!

November 17th, 2018

Laughter will most definitely ensue at the TaxSlayer Center this Monday night! Impractical Jokers’ “The Cranjis McBasketball World Comedy Tour” hits the stage at the TaxSlayer Center (1201 River Dr. Moline) this Monday Nov 19 at 7:30 p.m. The Tenderloins, is a New York-based comedy troupe, whose four members – Joe Gatto, James Murray, Brian Quinn and Sal Vulcano – are the creators, executive producers, and stars of truTV’s hit series, Impractical Jokers. Now in its seventh season, Impractical Jokers follows The Tenderloins as they coerce one another into doing public pranks while being... Read More

Enjoy Some Tomfoolery on Tremont!

November 8th, 2018

Are you ready for an evening of comedy and cocktails, this weekend? Tomfoolery on Tremont will return to the historic Renwick Mansion (901 Tremont Ave. Davenport) this Friday Nov 9 at 8 p.m. Comedian, writer, and actor based in LA, Michael Palascak, has done stand-up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, The Late Late Show with James Corden, CONAN, Comedy Central’s HALF HOUR and was a top 5 finalist on the most recent season of LAST COMIC STANDING. This show will also feature some of your local favorites, including the one and only, Chris Schilicting as the emcee. Enjoy Happy Hour from 7-8... Read More

Hilarity Ensues at Speakeasy Laugh Hard Challenge

September 4th, 2018

Do you like to laugh? Enjoy stand up comedy? Then you’re going to love this competition! The Circa 21 Speakeasy (1818 3rd Ave Rock Island) presents the Speakeasy’s Laugh Hard Challenge, a Stand Up Comedy Competition, this September. Comedians from across the Midwest and as far as Denver and St. Louis will come together to perform their best material in front of a panel of judges and you, the audience! Two preliminary rounds (Saturday Sep 8 and Saturday Sep 15) will produce 10 winners to move onto the finals on Saturday Sep 29. The winner will then not only win the title of Laugh Hard Champion... Read More

Movie: The Musical Debuting At A Theater Near You!

December 21st, 2017

Are you looking for a few good laughs this weekend? Then look no further than The Establishment, downtown Rock Island! As part of the Late Nite Shows series, head down to the The Establishment (220 19th Street Rock Island) for Movie: The Musical, this Friday Dec 22. Movie: The Musical is a one-of-a-kind live comedy show where audience members suggest their favorite movies and the hilarious comedians on-stage turn them into the musicals you never knew they were! Have you always thought Shawshank Redemption could have added a few musical numbers? Want to find out how the soundtrack for The Departed... Read More

Uncovering the comedy greatness in our backyard

April 1st, 2016

When I was first asked to take on the job writing about the local comedy scene for Quadcities.com I knew immediately what my first article would have to be about. I wanted to look back at where I personally got my start in comedy but because nearly every opportunity to do comedy in the Quad Cities stems from one organization’s timeline in our hometown; ComedySportz Quad Cities. If you’re reading this but have no idea who or what ComedySportz is, I will tell you what you are in for if you attend a show. The style of comedy performed is improv comedy. Meaning everything you see and hear... Read More

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