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Moontower Comedy & Oddity Fest: Local Stars on the Rise
Because nobody knows funny like ATX
"...In the four years since its inception, Moontower Comedy Festival has become a staple in the comedic community...."

April 11, 2016 Chron Events Post by Samantha Johnson

Second Wave of Acts Added to Moontower Comedy Festival 2019
Latest list of headliners shows Moontower up Schitt's Creek
"...for size: Schitt's Creek is coming to the River City. As part of the 2019 Moontower Comedy & Oddity..."

Jan. 18, 2019 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2018: More Comics Named
On, Ryan! On, Preacher! On, Colin! On, Ali! On 39 more jokers!
"...Apparently, all you Austin comedy fans have been good this year, because Santa has..."

Dec. 5, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Moontower Comedy 2019: The First Wave
Festival welcomes Jenny Slate and David Spade as headliners
"...Austin comedy fans have just received something they can give thanks..."

Nov. 9, 2018 Arts Post by Robert Faires

The Ups and Downs of Comedy
Hanging with the stand-ups for a look into the life
"...maybe headlining at the Velveeta Room, maybe featuring at Cap City Comedy Club, certainly improving the boards at any..."

Dec. 31, 2010 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Bob Khosravi Recording Live Comedy Album Tonight
The local stand-up storyteller gets vinylized at Cap City.
"...a long damned time – is recording his first comedy album. At Cap City Comedy Club. Tonight...."

Nov. 11, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

22 Comedy Open Mics in 7 Days
Joe Faina runs the Austin gamut so you don't have to
"...Hell, Twitter is kind of like an online open..."

July 1, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Where Comedy Lives
Austin stand-ups have a complex – and it's called the Sandstone Apartments
"...In the heart, of course, that's where comedy truly lives: in the frequently complex, sometimes substance-enhanced, occasionally..."

Nov. 25, 2011 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

100 Proof Comedy: Shot down stand-up
Four of Austin's funniest comics have created a new showcase in which the hook is the comics doing what the audience does, i.e., taking a belt, knocking one back, hitting the sauce
"...the case of the new stand-up venture 100 Proof Comedy, their tippling is actually part of the show. When..."

Aug. 25, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Comedy, This Month!
Who brings laughs to Austin stages in the next few weeks?
"...So, yeah – see our Comedy Listings for more, but here’s some things (stand-up, sketch,..."

Jan. 29, 2018 Arts Post

Do Women Rule The Austin Comedy Scene?
Kat Ramzinski suggests that, yeah, they sure as hell do
"...One, she's a woman. Two, she's a stand-up comic...."

Feb. 21, 2013 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival
In Austin's newest festival, stand-up finally gets top billing
"...that stand-up gets no love from Austin's festival scene. Comedy and the jokers who make it have become an..."

Feb. 3, 2012 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Out of Bounds Comedy Festival
To beat the heat, OOB offers improv and stand-up acts in the triple digits
"...OOB is back. God bless the Out of Bounds Comedy Festival, which arrives at the ass-end of August every..."

Aug. 26, 2011 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

ColdTowne Theater: Comedy moves uptown
You can count all the comedy venues in Austin on the fingers of one hand, so the opening of a new one, ColdTowne Theater, qualifies as a real occasion
"...When you can count all the comedy venues in Austin on the fingers of one hand,..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Fun Fun Fun Fest Comedy
Your quick guide to the national headliners and local laugh makers at Fun Fun Fun 2013
"...noon) Area man, dapper host of Austin's favorite live comedy game show Laugh, Dammit!..."

Nov. 8, 2013 Arts Feature by Russ Espinoza

SXSW Comedy: A Good Trip with Shane Mauss
Jokes, jokes, jokes, and the meaning of life. No big deal.
"...going to kill you with laughter. Mauss stopped at Cap City Comedy Club last February, when this two-and-a-half-hour show..."

March 14, 2017 Arts Post by Carina Magyar

SXSW Comedy: Doug Loves Movies
More high times talking cinema with Benson and friends
"...4:20 curtain call three blocks from the Texas State Capitol...."

March 22, 2015 SXSW Post by Ashley Moreno

Naked City
"...personal bravery. This may be the first award the city ever gave for stubbornness to acknowledge an activist that..."

June 29, 2007 News Feature

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...We've got use-of-force numbers, the Statesman's got numbers, the city's got numbers, none of them agree, and do any..."

Feb. 13, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Bye-Bye, Bearden – Hello, Mac & Joe!
Cap City Comedy's PUNCH! showcase goes ALL'S WELL as of … now.
"...been running the Tuesday night PUNCH! showcase of stand-up comedy at Cap City Comedy Club for years. But not..."

Jan. 9, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Funniest Person in Austin 2013
Cap City Comedy Club launches its biggest joke-slinging competition yet on the funniest day of the year
"...on the one day of the year devoted to comedy, why not go out and have a laugh? Cap..."

March 29, 2013 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

The Velveeta Room's Head Cheese
Pat Dean takes over the venue that’s redefining what a “comedy club” can be
"...is the Velveeta Room, Austin's sliver of a Downtown comedy room that has found an artistic and atmospheric renaissance..."

Jan. 5, 2018 Arts Feature by Carina Magyar

In the Bounce House with Comedian Danny Palumbo
2015’s Funniest Person in Austin is cooking on all burners
"...of this year’s Funniest Person in Austin contest at Cap City Comedy Club back in May, is also a..."

Nov. 18, 2015 Arts Post by Wayne Alan Brenner

Review: Dave Attell
Does it get any better than this comic in a true club setting?
"...The full house at Cap City Comedy Club last Friday got a two-for-one top..."

March 3, 2015 Arts Post by Russ Espinoza

Moontower Review: Ron Funches
Huggable comic charms crowd, tells how to Winnie-the-Pooh it
"...In his second Moontower show as the Cap City Comedy Club headliner, Ron Funches imagined describing his..."

April 23, 2016 Arts Post by Ashley Moreno

Mac & Cheers
Mac Blake snags the crown of Funniest Person in Austin 2013
"...Where the comedian didn't fuck up was walking into Cap City Comedy Club on Monday night. Because he walked..."

May 21, 2013 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Running the Funny
Club manager Margie Coyle has kept the laughter going for 20 years
"...tangled hemisphere of loose brown curls, walks into Austin's Cap City Comedy Club. In her hands is a large..."

July 10, 2009 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

A Guide to Austin Stand-Up: Comics
The stand-up people behind the city's comedy scene
"...winner in 1986), this Houston native moved to River City in 1970 and is in his fifth decade of..."

March 31, 2017 Arts Feature by Wayne Alan Brenner

Funniest Person in Austin 2014
Cody Hustak reveals the secrets to his success in this year's comedy competition
"...might have expected in Indonesia or eastern Europe, but Cap City Comedy Club? And yet there it was in..."

May 30, 2014 Arts Feature by Robert Faires

Always Be Chloe-sing
Mary Lynn Rajskub on moving from 24 to stand-up
"...favorite, and now her popularity is luring viewers into comedy clubs to see Rajskub do stand-up...."

Nov. 12, 2014 Arts Post by Robert Faires

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