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Murr From ‘Impractical Jokers’ Joking His Way To East Moline’s Rust Belt Sunday

September 10th, 2021
Murr From 'Impractical Jokers' Joking His Way To East Moline's Rust Belt Sunday

Comedian James “Murr” Murray is performing live at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 12 at The Rust Belt, 533 12th Ave. East Moline. It’s a hilarious hang out with your favorite impractical joker at your favorite venue.Tickets ($35 – $42) are available HERE.   More info: https://bit.ly/TRBMurr “Murr” is an American comedian and actor who came to fame as a founding member of the comedy group named ‘The Tenderloins.’ His group became known for their TV show ‘Impractical Jokers’ on TruTV. The show, which features the members of the troupe doing public pranks, has been well-received... Read More

Davenport’s Tomfoolery On Tremont Welcoming Costaki Economopoulos (Say THAT Ten Times Fast!)

September 4th, 2021
Davenport's Tomfoolery On Tremont Welcoming Costaki Economopoulos (Say THAT Ten Times Fast!)

Tomfoolery On Tremont is presenting COSTAKI ECONOMOPOULOS! Costaki will perform at 7 p.m. Sept. 12. General Admission: $15; Table: $35 The biggest name in comedy! For 20 years Costaki has been living his dream as a full-time stand up comic. He has written jokes for Bette Midler, Jay Leno, MTV and BET. You may have seen him on Showtime, or heard him on Sirius, but you probably know him best from his regular appearances on the nationally Syndicated Bob & Tom Show. TIX, Gen Admission: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/tomfoolery-on-tremont… TIX, Table: https://www.eventbrite.com/…/tomfoolery-on-tremont…  Read More

Checking Out Open Mics? Want To Do Or See Some Comedy In The Quad-Cities?

August 24th, 2021

It’s always important for performers to get out in front of a live audience to test material, and it’s fun and exciting to be in the audience listening to something being created and shared for the first time. Along those lines, and because we at QuadCities.com love our local comedy scene, we’re presenting a new feature, the Open Mic Listings for the week, courtesy of Quad Cities Comedy Connection. If you’re an aspiring performer and looking for a spot to get some stage time, this is your place to check the schedule! And if you’re looking for a fun and interesting night out and want to... Read More

Laugh Hard Returns To Speakeasy Tonight!

August 20th, 2021
Brandon Gale, David Terrell Green, Tyler Walsh, Austin Black, Kil Theodrick and James Draper were among the comedians who competed in the Laugh Hard Standup Competition at the Rock Island Speakeasy.

The Speakeasy Laugh Hard Comedy Show is back on Friday! Doors open at 7:00 and the show starts at 8:00. Tickets are only $3.00 for this show! This is a great stand up comedy show featuring many hilarious comedians from across the area! Reserve your tickets in advance to make sure you get in for the show! Your show emcee will be Speakeasy favorite, Todd Willhite! This is a fun, inexpensive night out with friends! We do have selected food items available and a full bar! No charge for comedians who are participating in the show. Those attending must be 18 or older.  Read More

Comedienne Jeanie Doogan Coming To Tremont Tonight

July 18th, 2021
Comedienne Jeanie Doogan Coming To Tremont Tonight

Tomfoolery On Tremont is presenting JEANIE DOOGAN at 8 p.m. TONIGHT, July 18! A table for 2 is $24; a table for 4 is $48. Jeanie Doogan has entertained audiences at colleges, casinos, and corporate events, and is a regular at venues such as Zanies Comedy Clubs, The Laugh Factory, and The Comedy Bar. She was highlighted in Chicago Parents’ Magazine’s Four of Chicago’s Funniest: Stand Up Parents, and was featured on Nick Jr.’s Moms’ Night Out debut stand up special. Jeanie has set herself apart with her quick observations and no-apology take on teaching, parenthood, and American culture.... Read More

Jeanie Doogan Coming To Tomfoolery On Tremont

July 16th, 2021
Jeanie Doogan Coming To Tomfoolery On Tremont

Tomfoolery On Tremont is presenting JEANIE DOOGAN at 8 p.m. July 18! A table for 2 is $24; a table for 4 is $48. Jeanie Doogan has entertained audiences at colleges, casinos, and corporate events, and is a regular at venues such as Zanies Comedy Clubs, The Laugh Factory, and The Comedy Bar. She was highlighted in Chicago Parents’ Magazine’s Four of Chicago’s Funniest: Stand Up Parents, and was featured on Nick Jr.’s Moms’ Night Out debut stand up special. Jeanie has set herself apart with her quick observations and no-apology take on teaching, parenthood, and American culture. Her sharp... Read More

Shots N Giggles Returning To Rock Island Speakeasy June 19!

June 9th, 2021
Shots N Giggles Returning To Rock Island Speakeasy June 19!

The most popular improv comedy show in Speakeasy history is back on June 19! LEAVE THE KIDS AT HOME FOR THIS SHOW!! Shots ‘n’ Giggles mixes adult beverages and improv comedy into one wild and crazy spectacle! What can possible go wrong with that combination? The talented improv performers are drinking along with the audience during the show. From toasts to shots to audience participation, there’ something new and fun each show! Reserve your tickets by calling 309-786-7733 ext 2 or online at www.thecirca21speakeasy.com. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 the day of the show. Because... Read More

Joe Kilgallon Bringing The Laughs To Tomfoolery On Tremont

June 3rd, 2021
Joe Kilgallon Bringing The Laughs To Tomfoolery On Tremont

Tomfoolery On Tremont is presenting Joe Kilgallon at 8 p.m. June 5. A table for 2 is $24,  table for 4 is $48. Joe Kilgallon, now residing in LA, has performed all across America. Kilgallon has been a personal opener for stars such as Hannibal Buress, Roy Wood Jr, and Steve Byrne. After only a few short months in LA, he became one of the quickest comedians to get passed at the world famous Laugh Factory in Hollywood, and he has appeared on NBC Sports and TBS. His debut album, Pay Attention, opened #1 on the iTunes Comedy Charts and Top 10 on the Billboard Comedy Charts. Kilgallon also produces... Read More

Tomfoolery On Tremont Founder, Chris Schlichting, to Headline Sunday

May 12th, 2021
Tomfoolery On Tremont Founder, Chris Schlichting, to Headline Sunday

Tables are nearly sold out (as of Wednesday morning) for the Sunday night Tomfoolery on Tremont comedy show, at 8 p.m., at the Renwick Mansion, 901 Tremont Ave., Davenport. Tables for two are $24 and tables for four are $48, with a standup show headlined by Chris Schlichting, with Andrew Jones, Aaron Klinger, Aubree Plant, Andrew Shankland, Josh Plant, and Jen Kuhle as your emcee. Schlichting, originator of Tomfoolery On Tremont and the only five-time headliner, supplied this bio – Growing up on the mean streets of Iowa, Chris knew that he either had to take up standup comedy or join the notorious... Read More

Don ‘Hep’ Hepner Was An Original Who Will Be Missed On The Local Comedy And Theater Scene

October 6th, 2020
Don 'Hep' Hepner Was An Original Who Will Be Missed On The Local Comedy And Theater Scene

“Scrooge was dead.” That’s how Donald C. Hepner started off a production of A Christmas Carol one night. And that one moment perfectly captures than man we all knew as “Hep.” You were never certain whether you were in on the joke or part of it. A standup comedian, gifted actor, personal friend  and mentor to many on the local theater and comedy scene, Hepner died of a massive heart attack Sunday night in his Moline residence. He was 79. He was an original dude, a great writer (his book “Reggie! Ringling’s First Black Clown” is FANTASTIC), and a fine performer... Read More