Stand-Up Comics



Al Madrigal June 4

“One of the most brilliant rising comics” The Hollywood Reporter
Al Madrigal brings his storytelling and unique comedic voice back to UP Comedy Club this June. Widely known for his work as a correspondent on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Madrigal recently received a one-hour special on Fusion titled “Half Like Me”. He also co-stars on NBC’s About a Boy alongside Minnie Driver and David Walton.
Ron Funches June 7


“Ron Funches is Instant Smiles” SO Magazine
Oregon-via-California comedian Ron Funches is back for another go-round at UP Comedy Club this June. Currently starring on NBC’s Undateable, he also had a role in this year’s Get Hard starring Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart. Ron’s credits include appearances on @midnight and writing for and acting in Kroll Show.
Break Out Comedy Festival June 5 & 6

The Second City and NBCUniversial are teaming up for the first-ever Break Out Comedy Festival at UP Comedy Club.  The festival is spotlighting some of the country's best emerging talents in sketch, improvisation and stand-up.
Hosted by *Al Madrigal *on June 5 and *Ron Funches* on June 6.
Jen Kirkman Sept 10-12

“Brassy, ballsy, and very enjoyable…. A natural raconteur” The Daily Review
Jen Kirkman makes her UP Comedy Club debut this September. Her body of work includes numerous appearances on Comedy Central’s Drunk History, two books, and “I Seem Fun: The Diary of Jen Kirkman Podcast”. Late night work includes appearances on Conan, @midnight, and Chelsea Lately.
Matt Braunger September 17-19

"“Positively hilarious” " - AXS
Hometown hero Matt Braunger returns to the UP Comedy Club this September. Perhaps best known as a MadTV alum, Matt has gone on to appear on The Late Show with David Letterman, @midnight, and Garfunkel & Oates. His recently-released album, Matt Braunger: Big Dumb Animal, earned positive reviews and was broadcast as an hour special on Comedy Central.
Nate Bargatze Oct 1-3

“Comic who should be big” – Marc Maron, Rolling Stone
Nate has an upcoming Comedy Central special airing on May 2, “Nate Bargatze: Full Time Magic”. He’s toured with Jimmy Fallon’s Clean Cut Comedy Tour while appearing on Conan and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. His comedy album “Yelled at by a Clown” reached #1 on iTunes’ Comedy Charts and remained #2 in Billboard’s Top Ten Comedy Chart for weeks.
Dave Attell Oct 8-10

"unapologetic, fiery and, as always, hilariously vulgar" - Past Magazine
Dave Attell is a veteran comedian from New York City, Attell is one of the smartest and unaplogetically funny comedians in the business. Attell has traveled around the country performing stand-up and has been characterized as "the comedians' favorite comedian".