Family Dinner - A Pot Luck Comedy Show
May
20
5:00 PM17:00

Family Dinner - A Pot Luck Comedy Show

Whatever happened to predictability. The milkman, the paperboy, evening tv? How did I get to living here? Come to 'Family Dinner' a live comedy show at Brink Brewing Co to find out. 

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to partner with Brink Brewing Co to gather comedians and friends around the table for laughs and food at "Family Dinner" Each month we will be featuring 6 local and regional comedians along with the best beer in Cincinnati. This show is free, so bring your friends and family to dinner, and start the week of right with a hearty dose of laughter and love. Also, bring the dinner, because this show is a potluck. Bring your favorite family recipe for all to share. Plates, Silverware, and napkins are provided. 
Potluck starts at 5, the show starts at 6, seating is limited. 

This Month we have a powerhouse lineup! All the comedians are headliners in their own right. This is not one to miss!

Monica Nevi is a native of Washington State, having grown up about 20 minutes south of Seattle. A collegiate basketball player, after injuries ended her career she decided to move forward with the other thing people love that women do pursue her strong interest in stand-up comedy. Years later, Monica has had the privilege of performing in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival and the Seattle International Comedy Competition as well as an hour solo show at the Bumbershoot Music and Arts Festival. She has been seen on ESPN's Sports Center, FOX’s nationally syndicated Laughs TV Show and Seattle TV shows New Day Northwest and [the 206]. Monica is also the co-host of the popular HugLife Podcast and the producer and star of the web series ‘Mellowing Out with Monica.’

Mitch Burrow placed second in the 2015 Seattle International Comedy Competition and was the winner of the 2015 Trial By Laughter Competition.

Mitch is a Marine Corps Veteran that served in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2003. He then started a career in manufacturing before realizing that it sucked. Now, Mitch has found his true calling in acting silly on a stage in front of strangers on a nightly basis.

Todd Masterson is a comedian, writer, and producer living in West Hollywood, CA. He has written for such timeless icons as Joan Rivers, James Franco and RuPaul. Currently he can be found at KPCC (NPR) relishing the public radio lifestyle. (What does that mean?) When he’s not onstage being an adorable giant, telling jokes about gay stuff and verbally hugging every audience he meets, he can be seen taking too many pictures of his amazing pug for Instagram.

Chris Siemer has affectionately been described as the Midwest’s most endearing moral degenerate, but if you ask him, he's just misunderstood. With stories and musings from his own misfortune and woe, Chris tells it like he sees it with vivid imagery and little, to no, apologies. With appearances at Cincy Brew Ha Ha, Arch City Comedy Festival, Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival, and being selected to be a feature performer at the Crossroads Comedy Festival, Chris has been making an impression in the Midwest Standup Scene. 

Hosted by Wayne Memmott

 

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Higher Levity w/ Todd Masterson
May
21
8:00 PM20:00

Higher Levity w/ Todd Masterson

Bombs Away! Comedy is excited to bring a new showcase to Cincinnati. This is a special show, that only happens when we have a funny friend in town looking to entertain. Join us for an intimate night of stand-up with a killer headliner and the strongest comics Cincinnati has to offer. Because it is so special, this show is absolutely FREE. Take a chance, have a drink, and start your week off right! On Feb 19th we are proud to present headliner Todd Masterson!

Todd Masterson is a comedian, writer, and producer living in West Hollywood, CA. He has written for such timeless icons as Joan Rivers, James Franco and RuPaul. Currently he can be found at KPCC (NPR) relishing the public radio lifestyle. (What does that mean?) When he’s not onstage being an adorable giant, telling jokes about gay stuff and verbally hugging every audience he meets, he can be seen taking too many pictures of his amazing pug for Instagram.

Featuring: Karl SpaethCam O'ConnorDan SebreeAaron PhillipsCasey Ferguson
Hosted By: Wayne Memmott

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Jay Armstrong
May
26
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Jay Armstrong

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Jay Armstrong or Jay Armstrong (which ever isn't in Facebook Jail)!

Jay was a child who was always told he had a lot of "potential" and spent most of his early years in school in gifted programs for genius kids. At 16 he discovered heroin and spent the next 9 years struggling with addiction, homelessness, and even served a little time in prison on drug charges. In 2005 he went to rehab and since has been the quintessential story of redemption and recovery. 

Once Jay worked up the courage to follow his dreams of comedy he was hooked and comedy quickly became his new addiction. From observations of the world he has a general distaste for to accounts from his personal experiences there is a little something for everyone. Jay travels the country performing at comedy clubs, recovery events and even a prison here and there. In 2014 he recorded his first comedy album which can be heard on Pandora Internet Radio. Jay has had the honor of performing at some historic venues, working with some of his comedy idols, and has performed at various comedy and music festivals.

Featuring: Karl SpaethMichael Edwin IIIJustin S Adkins, and Luke Fegenbush
Hosted By: Wayne Memmott

Tickets - https://www.cincyticket.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=4113

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Logan Guntzelman
May
28
7:00 PM19:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Logan Guntzelman

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Logan Guntzelman!

Logan Guntzelman is a Los Angeles- based comedian/writer. She performs and has toured in clubs and rooms all over the country, including last year's Brew Ha-Ha Beer & Comedy Festival at Sawyer Point. She has also been selected to perform in the New York Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, CROMFest Denver, and the Chicago Comedy Expo. Logan was a "Rookie of the Year" nominee in The Comedy Store Roast Battle's Roastie Awards, and she was a Comic of the Week on the "Jackie & Laurie Show" podcast. Since the job of stand-up comedian only fills her evenings, Logan spends her days orchestrating and carrying out weird pranks. Her prank on Yogurtland (a West Coast frozen yogurt chain) appeared on CBS Local News, and her prank on Del Taco (a West coast equivalent to Taco Bell) went viral-ish on Twitter.

Featuring: Austen CraigSixxSense, and Lyndsey Coleman!
Hosted By: Mike Hilinski

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Octave Comedy Night w/ Dave Waite!
Jun
5
7:00 PM19:00

Octave Comedy Night w/ Dave Waite!

Bombs Away! Comedy is turning our very popular "Comedy Open Mic @Octave" into a showcase FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY! Octave is an incredible venue for live music that turns into Covington's hippest comedy club on Tuesday nights. $2 Craft Beer Cans, $3 Wells, $3 Wine, and the best tacos in the city from Agave & Rye! We have paired this incredible combination with our very funny friend, and Kentucky's own, Dave Waite!

LOS ANGELES-BASED COMEDIAN DAVE WAITE IS A CHARISMATIC ODDBALL WHOSE SHOWS ARE NON-STOP FUN. THANKS IN PART TO STELLAR PERFORMANCES ON LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON, COMEDY CENTRAL’S NOT SAFE WITH NIKKI GLASER, AND LAST COMIC STANDING, COMEDY FANS EVERYWHERE ARE ENTHRALLED BY THE KENTUCKY NATIVE’S OFFBEAT OUTLOOK ON LIFE. DAVE IS A BELOVED GUEST ON SEVERAL TOP-RATED PODCASTS AND RADIO SHOWS, INCLUDING DOUG LOVES MOVIES AND THE NATIONALLY SYNDICATED BOB & TOM SHOW. HIS HIGHLY ANTICIPATED ALBUM “DEAD WAITE” BY ON TOUR RECORDS IS AVAILABLE NOW ON AMAZON AND ITUNES, AND HIS PREVIOUS ALBUMS CAN BE HEARD FREQUENTLY ON SIRIUSXM AND PANDORA. IN ADDITION TO MAINTAINING A HEALTHY TOUR SCHEDULE, DAVE ALSO CO-PRODUCES THE SECRET SHOW, A POPULAR COMEDY NIGHT AT THE BLIND BARBER IN CULVER CITY, CA.

The show is absolutely free to attend and will also feature a line up of some of Cincinnati's strongest comics.

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Alex Stone
Jun
16
9:00 PM21:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Alex Stone

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Alex Stone!

Alex Stone is a comedian from Cincinnati, Ohio who now makes his home in New York City. His hard work and determination have led him from his early days as an absurdist joke writer to his current role as one of the most impressive young storytellers in comedy. in 2014 Alex was one of the top one hundred comics selected for season eight of NBC's Last Comic Standing and was also in invited to perform at the prestigious Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal for their New Faces of Comedy showcase. He has also appeared at Limestone Comedy Festival in Bloomington, Indiana as well as being selected to participate in the 2013 Best of the Midwest competition at Gilda's LaughFest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. In late 2015 Alex released his album "Hello." which debuted at number three on iTunes. Alex was also recently featured in both the Chicago Tribune and the Huffington Post. Also, thanks for reading all of this!

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Bombs Away! Comedy Laughs at Taft's w/ Future Science
May
12
7:00 PM19:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Laughs at Taft's w/ Future Science

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to present a monthly comedy showcase at Taft's Brewing Company - Brewpourium & Apizza called "Laugh's at Taft's". On the second Saturday of each month we are bringing in some of the best comedians in the country all for only $5. Along with a great comedy show, you also receive $4 beers all night long with purchase of a ticket.

***Special Instructions***
- Doors open at 7, and seating is first come first serve. 
- Ticket purchase guarantees entrance
- $4 Beer and Pizza by the Slice available in showroom before show

This Month we are proud to present Future Science!

Future Science is a live multimedia sketch comedy show written and performed by comedians Karl Spaeth, Logan Lautzenheiser, Wayne Memmott, and Chris Weir. 

Not only are we the BEST Science-based multimedia live sketch comedy show in the world, we're also the ONLY Science-based multimedia live sketch comedy show in the world (probably). But we're not taking our #1 slot lightly!

While the science may be fake, the humor is all real (technically this cannot be tested and therefore cannot be disproved. We dare you to try). The shows are designed to not only make you think, but also make you think about laughing. But you'll probably be too busy laughing to even think much about any of that at all. 

"Future Science is a hilarious trip through everything from love to crime, teaching us what we never knew we didn't know." - Geoff Tate (Doug Loves Movies, Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson)

"I had the opportunity to catch Future Science when I was doing shows in Cincinnati, and I love it! Funny from top to bottom, and constantly inventive and fresh. Four and a half stars! I only withhold that half-star because no one gave me any nachos, or even asked if I wanted them. For shame." - Adam Cayton-Holland (Those Who Can't (TruTV), Conan, @midnight)

We're working on the nachos thing.

www.futurescienceshow.com
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLiA3OyF0kAx_AIR4UKtJhQ

Tickets - https://www.cincyticket.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=4114

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Reena Calm
Apr
30
6:30 PM18:30

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Reena Calm

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Reena Calm!

Reena Calm is an East Coast Jew turned Chicago favorite, and one of the most respected and requested comedians in the Midwest. Pulling from a lifetime of questionable choices, Reena’s material is autobiographical, silly, and charmingly inappropriate. Reena is a featured regular at the Laugh Factory and performs all over the country. She has featured in the Cincy Brew Ha-Ha, Accidental Comedy Festival, Birmingham Comedy Festival, Milwaukee Comedy Festival, Burning Bridges Festival, Turnbuckle Fest, Flyover Comedy Invasion, The Comedy Exposition, Limestone Comedy Festival, RiOT LA, Gilda's LaughFest - Best Of The Midwest and Just For Laughs Chicago. Reena has been a frequent guest on WGN and WBEZ radio and recently made her television debut on WCIU’s One Night Stand Up. She was named Comic of The Week on The Jackie & Laurie Show, she’s been called “also terrific” by the Chicago Tribune, and “not a disappointment” by her mother.

Featuring: Mohammad PatelAnna MazzaLee Michael KimbrellMichael Edwin IIIWayne Memmott
Hosted by: Mike Hilinski

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Roast of Disney - Cincinnati Edition
Apr
28
7:00 PM19:00

Roast of Disney - Cincinnati Edition

Bombs Away! Comedy and Laughs at Taft's is proud present the Roast of the Disney Sidekicks. Our friends at Whiskey Bear Comedy in Columbus are bringing their hit Roast show to Cincinnati for the FIRST TIME EVER! Keep reading below about details for the event and what the show entails. We are very excited for this event, and hope you can come out!

***Special Instructions***
- Doors open at 7, and seating is first come first serve. 
- Ticket purchase guarantees entrance
- $4 Beer and Pizza by the Slice available in showroom before show

Once upon a time, heroes and villains alike battled to claim kingdoms and hearts, often with the aid of their trusty sidekicks. Now Whiskey Bear Comedy is bringing together your favorite Disney heroes, villains, and sidekicks will, as some of Ohio's best comedians play some of your favorite fairy tale buddies to roast each other in an all out brawl!

Please note this show is intended for an adult audience due to risque language and content.

Tickets - https://www.cincyticket.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=4087

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Luke Capasso
Apr
21
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Luke Capasso

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Luke Capasso!


Luke mainly does comedy, or at least what he thinks comedy is. 

He is a storyteller, political satirist with the willingness to venture into the absurd, Luke Capasso approaches comedy head on and full speed ahead. Celebrating the humor that he finds most true to himself; Capasso’s personal tales of triumph and utter defeat are decorated with sarcasm, embellishment or what may otherwise be known as lies. With his deadpan style, Capasso’s jokes and stories encompass the trials of life as a young father, his years in the military, love, the inevitable loss and his small town American roots. Luke kick­started his career in the London and UK circuits and after completing his 4th solo show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival he is back performing in the good ‘ol US of A. 

In his first year of comedy Luke won the London Comedy Store’s Gong Show and was a finalist in the Laughing Horse New Act of Year, Amused Moose New Act of the Year, and the Romford New Act of Year competitions. 

Luke also writes and creates a wide variety of video content. With subjects ranging from historical mocumentaries, film reviews, and just surreal nonsense.

He is currently working on a couple other TV projects not worth mentioning just in case they don’t air. 

PRESS

“Fearless. He is phenomenal. A powerhouse….Brave and brutally funny.” Kate Copstick The Scotsman

“Equal parts terrifying and brilliant.” Rob Cureton Orful Comics

“Near the mark…tempered with a likeably gentle delivery…one to savour.” Sarah Richardson Three Weeks

Featuring: Jason MeltonAnna MazzaLee Michael KimbrellDave Dillinger, and Joe Young.

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Family Dinner - A Potluck Comedy Show
Apr
15
6:00 PM18:00

Family Dinner - A Potluck Comedy Show

Whatever happened to predictability. The milkman, the paperboy, evening tv? How did I get to living here? Come to 'Family Dinner' a live comedy show at Brink Brewing Co to find out. 

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to partner with Brink Brewing Co to gather comedians and friends around the table for laughs and food at "Family Dinner" Each month we will be featuring 6 local and regional comedians along with the best beer in Cincinnati. This show is free, so bring your friends and family to dinner, and start the week of right with a hearty dose of laughter and love. Also, bring the dinner, because this show is a potluck. Bring your favorite family recipe for all to share. Plates, Silverware, and napkins are provided. 
Potluck starts at 5, the show starts at 6, seating is limited. 

Featuring: Ran BarnacloCecilia LairdMax FitzgeraldJohn Schroeckand Andy Gasper.

Hosted by: Wayne Memmott

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Bombs Away! Comedy Laughs at Taft's w/ Mike Cronin
Apr
14
7:00 PM19:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Laughs at Taft's w/ Mike Cronin

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to present a monthly comedy showcase at Taft's Brewing Company - Brewpourium & Apizza called "Laugh's at Taft's". On the second Saturday of each month we are bringing in some of the best comedians in the country all for only $5. Along with a great comedy show, you also receive $4 beers all night long with purchase of a ticket.

***Special Instructions***
- Doors open at 7, and seating is first come first serve. 
- Ticket purchase guarantees entrance
- $4 Beer and Pizza by the Slice available in showroom before show

This Month we are proud to present Mike Cronin!

Comedian Mike “Meat” Cronin is a self-deprecating guy’s guy who happens to also be a fantastic writer with a truly original voice. Mike spent several years honing his craft at clubs and colleges near his hometown of Cincinnati before relocating to Chicago, where he hosts the popular showcase, “Best Night Ever.” Mike performed at the inaugural Limestone Comedy Festival and has opened for Bo Burnham, Tommy Johnagin, and Tom Segura. 

When their schedules permit, Mike and a rotating group of his closest friends in stand-up tour nontraditional venues as the Best Buds of Comedy. Along with Best Buds tourmate and frequent collaborator Alex Stone, Mike co-wrote and co-directed the music video for “The Hipster Song,” which has been viewed over 900,000 times on YouTube.

After attending one of Mike’s live shows, the New Times Broward-Palm Beach raved that his “testosterone-friendly jokes about beards, lazy masturbation, and sh**ting his pants were presented so deftly, he even had the ladies laughing.” Mike is pretty sure that was meant a compliment. 

He is currently on the road to support his debut album “Hot For Too Long” (Rooftop Comedy Records), which premiered in the top five of iTunes’ comedy album charts.

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Joe Shelby
Mar
24
9:00 PM21:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Joe Shelby

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Joe Shelby!

Joe Shelby is an author, actor, and stand-up comedian who got his start at Go Bananas Comedy Club in 2004. His boundary-pushing style is a blend of one-liners, act-outs, and experimental humor that connects with audiences everywhere. A year after his big start, he braved the cold winds of Chicago to study improv at places such as: The Second City, iO, The Annoyance Theater and Columbia College Chicago, where he majored in acting. In 2009 Shelby's fan base grew as the Chicago Reader voted him "Reader's Choice Best Comedian."

After falling on some rough times and personal issues, he moved back to Cincinnati the following year where Shelby was burdened by the stigma of his mental health. Losing his mind proved to be an accomplishment for him as he triumphed through his depression and was able to take his comedy to unfathomably creative places. His new found sense of self led him to appear at The Great American Comedy Festival and Cincinnati's Brew Haha Comedy Fest.

In 2014 Joe set off on another adventure moving into his van and toured across the country where he was soon swept up by Hollywood. Making his mark in the LaLa land, he has since been seen in GQ, VH1, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and over 8,921 photobombs. Learning from his own struggles, Joe runs a monthly comedy show at the Los Angeles Theater Center where 100% of all proceeds go towards aiding the less fortunate of Skid Row. At this very moment, he is eating cheese.

Featuring - Grant StilesBilly DeVore IVMax FitzgeraldAlex Leeds, & Hunter Roberts
Hosted by - Wayne Memmott

***Special Instructions***
- Food is available to be ordered during the show from Renegade Street Eats

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Bombs Away! Comedy 8th Anniversary Show w/ Mike Recine
Mar
17
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Comedy 8th Anniversary Show w/ Mike Recine

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to present a monthly comedy showcase atTaft's Brewing Company - Brewpourium & Apizza called "Laugh's at Taft's". On the second Saturday of each month we are bringing in some of the best comedians in the country all for only $5. Along with a great comedy show, you also receive $4 beers all night long with purchase of a ticket.

This month we are celebrating our 8th Anniversary of producing comedy shows and open-mics all over Cincinnati. This show is so big we are moving it to the BREW HAUS! Come laugh were the beer is made. We have a stacked lineup of local comics, fun events and prizes, and headliner Mike Recine

Mike was our first headliner of our revamped Bombs Away! team, and we are very excited to bring him back for our Anniversary.

Mike Recine is either the smartest dumb guy or the dumbest smart guy in the room. He’s performed stand-up on Conan, written for the MTV Video Music Awards, performed as a New Face in the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, and been nominated for Time Out New York’s Joke of the Year. Since his first open mic as a teenager in Jersey, he’s performed at nearly every comedy venue in NYC, blending observation and personal storytelling with a pitch-perfect dark wit. Catch him live across NYC to see one of the only guys Brooklyn hipsters and Jersey slobs can agree on.

Featuring - Lee Michael KimbrellMolly HartzellChris Weir
Hosted By - Wayne Memmott and Andrew Rudick

***Special Instructions***
- No Food or Glasses in the show room.
Please plan on arriving early if you plan to eat before the show. The food is delicious and worth the early arrival, but we are not allowed to have food where the beer is brewed.
- Please use ride-sharing or taxi service as parking is limited. Check Taft's website for a discount for Lyft
- Ticket purchase guarantees entrance, but seating is first come first serve.
- There will a bartender with beer available during the show in the show room

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Bombs Away! Comedy Laughs at Tafts - Presidential Showcase
Mar
10
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Laughs at Tafts - Presidential Showcase

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to present a monthly comedy showcase at Taft's Brewing Company - Brewpourium & Apizza called "Laugh's at Taft's". On the second Saturday of each month we are bringing in some of the best comedians in the country all for only $5. Along with a great comedy show, you also receive $4 beers all night long with purchase of a ticket.

***Special Instructions***
- Doors open at 7, and seating is first come first serve. 
- Ticket purchase guarantees entrance
- $4 Beer and Pizza by the Slice available in showroom before show


Cincinnati is packed full of the best comedians in the country, and Bombs Away! Comedy wants them to become your next favorite. This month we are showcasing a few of them in our first "Presidential Showcase".

Featuring: 
Jay Armstrong
Mike Hilinski
Blake Hammond
Anna Mazza
Tanner Hinds
Zach Powers

Hosted By: Andrew Rudick

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Chris Siemer
Feb
24
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Chris Siemer

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Chris Siemer!

Chris Siemer has affectionately been described as the Midwest’s most endearing moral degenerate, but if you ask him, he's just misunderstood. With stories and musings from his own misfortune and woe, Chris tells it like he sees it with vivid imagery and little, to no, apologies. With appearances at Cincy Brew Ha Ha, Arch City Comedy Festival, Whiskey Bear Comedy Festival, and being selected to be a feature performer at the Crossroads Comedy Festival, Chris has been making an impression in the Midwest Standup Scene. 

Doors open at 8, show starts at 9. Tickets at $5.
Purchasing tickets on Cincyticket.com guarantees entrance, but seating is first come, first serve. 

Food provided by Renegade Street Eats 

Featuring: Zachary WycuffJon HolmesCal JansenGenesis Noelle EastonPatrick Fowler
Hosted by: Wayne Memmott

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Higher Levity Comedy Showcase w/ Josh Cocks
Feb
19
8:00 PM20:00

Higher Levity Comedy Showcase w/ Josh Cocks

Bombs Away! Comedy is excited to bring a new showcase to Cincinnati. This is a special show, that only happens when we have a funny friend in town looking to entertain. Join us for an intimate night of stand-up with a killer headliner and the strongest comics Cincinnati has to offer. Because it is so special, this show is absolutely FREE. Take a chance, have a drink, and start your week off right! On Feb 19th we are proud to present headliner Josh Cocks.

Josh Cocks (yes, that’s his real name) began his career nearly 10 years ago in Bloomington, IN where he was a regular feature at The Comedy Attic before making the move to Chicago and then NYC. In 2017 he decided to take a break from the big city and fix up a van that he lives out of while constantly touring clubs around the country. He regularly posts van life tips online at #JoshCocksVanDamn. He’s a regular at several midwest clubs such as The Jukebox in Peoria, Skyline in Appleton, and The Laugh Factory in Chicago. He has been featured at The Limestone Comedy Festival, Arch City Comedy Festival, Laughing Derby Comedy Festival and Cincinnati's BrewHAHA Comedy Festival. Josh has appeared on The Todd Glass show and recently in Todd Barry’s book Thank You For Coming To Hattiesburg. 

Clip from tour with Todd Barry (4/22/17) - https://youtu.be/z-XeEReZLuw
Twtter: @thejoshcocks

Featuring : Iain McDavidRan Barnaclo, & Michael Edwin III
Hosted by: Wayne Memmott

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Laughs at Taft's w/ Brooke Cartus
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Laughs at Taft's w/ Brooke Cartus

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to present a monthly comedy showcase atTaft's Brewing Company - Brewpourium & Apizza called "Laugh's at Taft's". On the second Saturday of each month we are bringing in some of the best comedians in the country all for only $5. Along with a great comedy show, you also receive $4 beers all night long with purchase of a ticket. 

This Month we are proud to present Brooke Cartus

Brooke Cartus is a comedian, storyteller, emcee, and activist based in Columbus, Ohio. Her sardonic storytelling and improvisational style has helped her land shows with Colin Quinn, Fortune Feimster, Erin Foley, Ian Harvie, Rhea Butcher, Jen Kober, and Dana Goldberg. She has performed at TedXColumbusWomen and has recently been featured in the Limestone Comedy Festival, Arch City Comedy Festival, and the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival. Her blog Size L for Lady has been featured on Huff Post: Gay Voices. Her premiere album, Size L for Lady, is available on iTunes and her second album is dropping in 2018. For upcoming shows, check outwww.brookecartus.com

Featuring; Luke Capasso

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The Nicolas Cage Movie Review Hour : Ghost Rider (A Live Podcast Recording)
Jan
27
7:00 PM19:00

The Nicolas Cage Movie Review Hour : Ghost Rider (A Live Podcast Recording)

Bombs Away! Comedy is very excited to bring our first Live Podcast Recording to Taft's Brewporium!  Each week, Kyle Steele invites comedians to his home to watch a classic Nicolas Cage movie and then give their very open and honest review of the movie.  Sometimes they are great, sometimes they are the movie 'Outcast' (Editor's Note: do not watch this movie).  This week we are going to do a live discussion of Nic's foray into the Marvel Universe by reviewing his hit film 'Ghost Rider'.

Doors open at 7, show at 8, only $5 at the door.  

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Chris Thayer
Jan
22
7:00 PM19:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Chris Thayer

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Chris Thayer

Chris Thayer is a stand-up comic who has spent most of his career in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and NYC, and is currently living in Tucson, AZ (what, why?). He has appeared on Comedy Central’s Adam DeVine’s House Party, VICELAND’s Flophouse, and TBS’ The Pete Holmes Show; written for Comedy Central’s CC: Studios, Funny or Die, TBS, and JASH; performed at numerous comedy festivals, including SF Sketchfest, Bridgetown, and Riot LA; been a featured on dozens of podcasts, including 2 Dope Queens, The CrabFeast, Yo, Is This Racist?, and Terrified; been a recurring guest on the You Made it Weird podcast; toured the country extensively with Pete Holmes; opened for Patton Oswalt, Maria Bamford, Hannibal Buress, Tig Notaro, Michael Ian Black, Demetri Martin, Chris Hardwick, Rory Scovel, and many others; and embarked on a couple of self-booked tours spanning thousands of miles each (Spring ’15, Fall ’15).

Featuring: Mike HilinskiAnna MazzaV.A. BennettKatlin McFee,Mohammad Patel
Hosted By: Wayne Memmott

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Chris Weir
Jan
20
7:00 PM19:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Chris Weir

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Chris Weir

Chris Weir talks about subjects ranging from his life as a newly married man living with his wife, nude beach edicate, and he also goes into examinations on religion or how he feels that most Americans can’t recognize the shapes of other countries. 

Chris was the winner of the 2014 Funniest Person in Cincinnati contest, he is a writer and performer on the award winning, live sketch comedy show Future Science and he performs annually at the Brew Ha Ha Comedy Festival in Cincinnati, Ohio. He can be heard on Audible and iTunes and can be seen performing at comedy clubs, college campuses, and music venues around the Midwest.

Featuring: Andrew RudickJohn HaysGrant StilesJon MorrisAaron Phillips
Hosted By: Wayne Memmott

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Laughs at Taft's w/ Mark Chalifoux
Jan
13
7:00 PM19:00

Laughs at Taft's w/ Mark Chalifoux

Bombs Away! Comedy is proud to present a monthly comedy showcase atTaft's Brewing Company - Brewpourium & Apizza called "Laugh's at Taft's". On the second Saturday of each month we are bringing in some of the best comedians in the country all for only $5. Along with a great comedy show, you also receive $4 beers all night long with purchase of a ticket. 

This Month we are proud to present Mark Chalifoux

Mark Chalifoux is a nationally touring stand-up comedian and Cincinnati native. Mark has made television appearances on Fox and IFC and has made national radio appearances on The Bob and Tom Show and on BBC Radio. His jokes have been heard on SiriusXM and read in Reader’s Digest (it’s a magazine for the elderly). Mark is a Go Bananas favorite and was a regular at the world-famous Comic Strip Live and UCB Theater in New York City. Before entering the joke-telling world, he worked for venerable Cincinnati institutions such as Kings Island and WLW and has written for CBS Digital and ESPN.

Featuring: Max FitzgeraldBilly DeVore IVCam O'ConnorIain McDavid,Lee Michael Kimbrell
Hosted By: Andrew Rudick & Wayne Memmott

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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents : Myq Kaplan
Sep
9
9:00 PM21:00

Bombs Away! Comedy Presents : Myq Kaplan

Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced “Mike”). He is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, and all the other places he’s been. You can listen to Myq’s podcast, Hang Out With Me, on the Keith and The Girl network. His debut CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes’ top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, followed by Meat Robot in 2013 and his one-hour Netflix special Small Dork and Handsome in 2014.

The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. the way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.”

Enjoy reading, watching, listening, thinking, laughing, and whatever else you’re doing. Or not doing. You’re an autonomous being. Have fun being!

With Cincinnati Favorites Zach Powers, Billy Devore, Wayne Memmott, and Chris Seimer

Get your tickets below!

https://www.cincyticket.com/Myqkaplan

 

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Bombs Away! Presents: The Banana Twins
Jun
24
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Presents: The Banana Twins

This Saturday June 24 at 8PM @ Listermann Taproom, Bombs Away! Comedy welcomes back two of our favorite home grown comedians – Mike Cronin and Sam Evans. They are on tour and are making a stop back at where it all began. As if that wasn’t enough “The Renegade Grill” is having its grand opening so you can have all the craft beer, food, and laughs you want.

Show – 8PM $5 at the door

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Thursday Night Buzz @ Myrtles Punch House
Apr
13
8:00 PM20:00

Thursday Night Buzz @ Myrtles Punch House

Thursday Night Buzz - part stand-up comedy, part improv, part scripted drama. Instead of material, comedians are put on the spot, and riff on topics given to them by two bad guy hosts who sound a buzzer they aren't funny enough. Each show culminates in a Main Event, which includes hijinx like Rap Battles, Family Feuds, and Pepper Spray Endurance Tests (it was just silly string, idiot!).

This month, TNB Champion Mike Hilinski defends his title against a raucous brigade of badasses from Columbus. Will the title finally and inconveniently fall out of the hands of a Cincinnati local? Is magic real? Does any of this really matter? Find out Thursday ONLY at Myrtle’s Punch House!

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Bombs Away! Presents...Dave Waite
Aug
18
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Presents...Dave Waite

A darkly-funny everyman whose shows are nonstop fun, Dave Waite has captured the hearts of comedy fans everywhere. Dave’s swagger, his honesty, and his endless supply of bizarre catchphrases have earned him a reputation as a comic’s comic with broad crossover appeal. There’s no such thing as a “typical Dave Waite show,” as his willingness to be in the moment takes his performances to places that some comedians wouldn’t dare visit. Dave’s recent CD “Kaboom!” was recorded at Skyline Comedy Café in Appleton, WI by Grammy-winning label Stand Up! Records. Tracks from “Kaboom!“ can be heard regularly on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio, as well as Pandora. Dave appeared as a guest on The Bob & Tom Show, one of the most popular morning shows in America, and performed on the fourth season of Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” He currently lives in New York City but regularly tours comedy clubs and universities around the country.

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Bombs Away! presents... Brandie Posey
Jul
14
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! presents... Brandie Posey

A darkly-funny everyman whose shows are nonstop fun, Dave Waite has captured the hearts of comedy fans everywhere. Dave’s swagger, his honesty, and his endless supply of bizarre catchphrases have earned him a reputation as a comic’s comic with broad crossover appeal. There’s no such thing as a “typical Dave Waite show,” as his willingness to be in the moment takes his performances to places that some comedians wouldn’t dare visit. Dave’s recent CD “Kaboom!” was recorded at Skyline Comedy Café in Appleton, WI by Grammy-winning label Stand Up! Records. Tracks from “Kaboom!“ can be heard regularly on Sirius and XM Satellite Radio, as well as Pandora. Dave appeared as a guest on The Bob & Tom Show, one of the most popular morning shows in America, and performed on the fourth season of Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham.” He currently lives in New York City but regularly tours comedy clubs and universities around the country.

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Bombs Away! Presents...Kelly Collette
Jun
30
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Presents...Kelly Collette

Unconventional sorority girl Kelly Collette regularly performs standup comedy around the US. Her upbeat, engaging style is always a crowd pleaser as she covers topics from pop culture to her own life with irony and a keen sense for the absurd.

In 2012 Kelly was a finalist for CMT’s Next Big Comic. She is also a two time finalist in The Funniest Person in Cincinnati contest. Kelly is involved in the sketch/improv group The Underbelly, which was named Best Comedy Show in Cincinnati for 2009.

Kelly has preformed at the prestigious San Francisco Sketchfest, Laughing Skull Festival and LucyFest in Jamestown, NY. She will be featured on the upcoming Rooftop Comedy Album Live From Lucyfest 2013.

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Jun
16
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Presents...Jeremy Essig

Jeremy Essig is the former bass player and guitarist for late-90’s (way) underground bands Box of Rocks and The Flaming Moes.

To many, however, Jeremy is best known as a stand-up comedian and writer. His comedy, described in NUVO magazine as “Intelligent Cynicism,” walks the line between “smart” comedy and mindless indulgence. In a matter of minutes, Essig can move seamlessly between current events and kitchen appliances, weaving the two together with a nod to his love of pop culture.

Essig has released three comedy albums that have appeared on XM/Sirius Satellite Radio as well as on his own Pandora Channel. He has also appeared more than fifteen times on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom radio show as well as multiple times on National Public Radio.

An accomplished writer, Essig has also had pieces appear in the Columbia Missourian, Riverfront Times and Louisville’s Leo.

A graduate of Wake Forest University and Ohio native, Essig moved to St. Louis in 2004 where he became a fixture in the city’s thriving comedy scene.

St. Louis Magazine dubbed him a “comic to watch” and KDHX’s “Slip of the Disc” radio show featured his segment “Six Degrees of Tommy Stinson,” a celebration of Essig’s love of music and trivia.

Essig spends his downtime reading comic books, playing with his dogs and patiently awaiting his bands' 20-year reunions.

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Bombs Away! Present...Mike Cronin
Jun
2
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Present...Mike Cronin

When it comes to comedy, Mike Cronin does it all: stand up, writing, improv, film, and sketches. Even some of his characters do stand up. In fact, recently he made it to the finals of the Funniest Person In Cincinnati Contest as himself and also a character. In the stand up world, he appeared in the first ever Limestone Comedy Festival. In the sketch/improv world he was a cast member of the show Underbelly which was named Cincinnati's Best Comedy Show of 2009 and spawned shows in New York and LA. Mike's film work includes three award-winning 48 Hour Film Festival projects and co-writing/directing /starring in a music video for "The Hipster Song," which has over 800,000 views on YouTube. No matter which way you see Mike Cronin, you will leave laughing.

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Bombs Away! Presents...Dave Ross
May
19
8:00 PM20:00

Bombs Away! Presents...Dave Ross

Dave Ross is a comedian and storyteller in Los Angeles, CA. He is the host of the podcast Terrified on the Nerdist Network and a MOTH GrandSlam winner. You might have seen him on Tosh.0 with his sketch group, WOMEN, or heard him telling stories on KCRW.

He has performed at numerous renowned festivals, including the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, the Laughing Skull Festival, and the San Francisco Comedy & Burrito Festival. He tours clubs and theaters across the country and is a regular at L.A.'s Nerdist Theater at Meltdown, as well as the Hollywood Improv.

There is a 100% chance Dave wants to kiss or hug you.

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