- Time Out Chicago
Who is Ian Bagg and what has he done? Ian was born in a little town of Terrace B.C. Canada. In the year that the Vancouver Canucks lost to the New York Rangers in the Stanly Cup Playoffs, a year better known as 1994, he began doing stand up comedy. After moving to New York City, he quickly became a regular at all the major comedy clubs. After a short three years in New York, Ian had made three appearances on NBC’s “The Conan O’Brien Show”, rocked HBO’s “Aspen Comedy Festival”, and destroyed “Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival”.
As predicted, Los Angeles came calling. Soon after moving, he had made appearances in independent movies and sitcoms. He has worked as a correspondent for MySpace, hosted Ripe TV’s “The Hollywood Burn” and even had his own live talk show “The Ian Bagg Show”. He’s added credits like NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” and CBS’s “The Craig Ferguson Show”. He was able to be apart of a half hour comedy special, “A Comic’s Climb” from HBO and “Comedy Central Presents Ian Bagg” (leading him to dating Britney Spears for three days). In love with the art of stand up, he was thrilled when The History Channel asked him to be a part of their special, “The History of the Joke”.
Ian has done shows in China, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, and all over North America, keeping his frequent flier points high and his knowledge of the world sharp. Al Gore described his comedy as “controlled chaos”, President Reagan on his death bed described it as an “interactive delight”. Nancy agreed. Do not miss your chance to see Ian.
MC: Liza Treyger
Feature: Danny Kallas (Thursday) and Drew Michael (Friday & Saturday)
90 minutes with no intermission.
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UP Comedy Club Box Office
230 W. North Ave
Chicago, IL 60614
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UP Comedy Club has a nightclub atmosphere and alcohol is served. Our shows contain adult content and language. Most of our shows are the equivalent of an R-rated movie. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian when coming to the 11pm shows due to Chicago curfew laws. Please note we're not able to admit anyone under the age of 10. The Second City is best for savvy teen and adult audiences.
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