Pop Up On The Patio in Dubuque by Telegraph Herald

Posted on June 4th, 2020

The Comedy Bar Announces a ‘Pop Up’ on the Patio at Novelty Iron Works Chavoshi hopes that the temporary outdoor venue in Dubuque will be both welcoming and safe for customers. Staff has constructed an outdoor stage and installed new lighting and signage. Tables have been situated 6 feet apart to ensure adequate social distancing. […]

Laughter as Medicine? Some Chicago Comedy Clubs Stay Open Amid COVID-19 Pandemic by Chicago Tribune

Posted on March 15th, 2020

The Comedy Bar, a stand-up comedy venue attached to Gino’s East River North pizzeria, is staying open, and going all-in. According to an announcement Sunday, the Comedy Bar “officially changes their name to ‘The COVID-y Bar 19’” and remains operating in Chicago, Nashville and Dubuque. “Although their jokes may be dirty, the Comedy Bar’s venues […]

New Comedy Club Adds Entertainment to Dubuque by News 7 KWWL

Posted on November 8th, 2019

“The city right on top of the Mississippi River was absolutely gorgeous and breathtaking; the architecture,” said Hurt. “And I ended up falling in-love with the city and said that I wanted to continue coming back here.” But, for Sahar Chavoshi, Co-Owner of The Comedy Bar, she said that it was the trendy-feel of the […]

Comedy Club Opening in Dubuque’s Historic Millwork District by KCRG

Posted on November 8th, 2019

The Chicago-based Comedy Bar is opening a location in Dubuque’s Millwork District, in the Novelty Iron Works building. The club will have shows every weekend featuring different comedians. There will also be open mic nights for local comedians to try out their talents. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE  CLICK HERE TO WATCH VIDEOS

Comedy venue and ‘MasterChef’ winner add to nightlife scene in downtown Dubuque by Telegraph Herald

Posted on November 5th, 2019

DISCOVERING DUBUQUE The Comedy Bar features a lounge and bar area that connects to a stand-up comedy venue with a stage. It will employ about 10 people. Chavoshi said the venue will offer a free open mic night on Thursdays and welcome “national headliners” on Fridays and Saturdays. Admission is free for open mic, and […]

Have Some Great Pizza And A Few Laughs At This Downtown Nashville Comedy Bar

Posted on August 7th, 2019

Gino’s East and The Comedy Bar encourage visitors to come for the pizza and stay for the comedy. Gino’s is based out of Chicago, and boasts multiple locations all over the United States. You can visit in Chicago, Nashville, and soon in Dubuque, Iowa. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE

COMEDY & PIZZA IN THE HEART OF MUSIC CITY by Nashville Lifestyles Magazine

Posted on July 3rd, 2019

The space is a refreshing, younger, modern take on a comedy club. With Gino’s East Chicago-style pizza and a rotating list of taps, they hope you’ll sit, stay, and eat. “We don’t do a two-drink minimum,” Chavoshi says of the increasingly dated comedy club business model. “We want to make this a real comedy experience. […]

Comic makes first appearance in Nashville after 911 called during set

Posted on May 15th, 2019

Stand up comedian Ahmed Ahmed will make his first public appearance in Nashville after stirring up some controversy in Southwest Florida last weekend. It even caught the attention of NBC News and The New York Post. His performance was interrupted by police Sunday night. Officers say they received a 911 call from an audience member who was “frightened” […]

Gino’s East to Bring Pizza and Comedy to Nashville’s SoBro by The Tennessean

Posted on March 7th, 2019

“The Comedy Bar offers an elevated comedy experience,” said Sahar Chavoshi, the company’s vice president of operations. “Every comedian is hand-picked by us personally and we support the local scene, while also featuring top-notch national headliners every weekend. We’re excited to bring an authentic Chicago comedy experience to Nashville with our pizza partners.” CLICK HERE […]

The 13 Best Chicago Comedy Clubs by TimeOut Chicago Magazine

Posted on January 30th, 2019

The Comedy Bar was named one of the best comedy clubs in the city in a list of both stand up and sketch/improv comedy venues, published by TimeOut Chicago magazine in 2019. CLICK HERE TO READ MORE