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Friday, January 15 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
RISK! with Kevin Allison and guests Michelle Buteau, Joshua Grannell, Sean Patton, Jonah Ray and Brent Weinbach (SOLD OUT)

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SOLD OUT --  Tickets may be available at the door night-of. See http://sfsketchfest.com/x/how-to-purchase/ for info. Due to a travel delay, John Fugelsang will not be appearing. He will be replaced by Joshua Grannell (AKA Peaches Christ)

Hosted by Kevin Allison (of the legendary MTV sketch comedy troupe, The State), RISK! is the live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share. The RISK! podcast currently has over 300,000 monthly listeners and recently passed its 10 million download mark. It has featured incredible stories from famous folks like Janeane Garofalo, Sarah Silverman, Michael Ian Black and Kevin Nealon, as well as amazing tales from regular folks around the world.
$28, 21+

Performers
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Brent Weinbach

Brent Weinbach is a winner and recipient of the Andy Kaufman Award, which is given out once a year to recognize innovation in stand-up comedy.  He is also responsible for various internet video sensations such as "Gangster Party Line" as well as the cult web series, "Pound House."  Brent has appeared on "Conan," "Lopez Tonight," Comedy Central, HBO, IFC, ABC, and Adult Swim, and also toured with the Comedians of Comedy.
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John Fugelsang

John Fugelsang once got George Harrison to give his last live performance on VH1 and once got Mitt Romney's advisor to call Mitt an 'etch a sketch' on CNN. He's been a regular on MSNBC and FOX, been murdered on CSI, nominated for a Drama League award for his off-Broadway solo show, appeared at Montreal’s ‘Just for Laughs’ Festival, HBO’s U.S Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, hosted America's Funniest Home Videos and Bill Maher called him... Read More →
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Jonah Ray

Jonah Ray is a writer/comedian originally from Kailua, Oahu. He’s written and performed on shows like “Human Giant,” “Supernews,” “Attack of the Show,” Comedy Central’s “Live At Gotham” and “Web Soup.” A co-host on the NERDIST PODCAST with Chris Hardwick, Jonah also puts together a weekly comedy show at MELTDOWN COMIC BOOKS in Los Angeles, Ca with Kumail Nanjiani. Be sure to check out his blog at jonahray.com. He more... Read More →
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Joshua Grannell (AKA Peaches Christ)

Joshua Grannell is the creator and programmer of the SF Underground Short Film Festival. He attended film school at Penn State University, where his senior thesis film Jizzmopper: A Love Story won the Audience Award upon graduation. It was during the production of this film that his drag character Peaches Christ was born played by Joshua himself. After graduation, Joshua moved to San Francisco, inspired by the tales of the Cockettes and the... Read More →
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Kevin Allison

Kevin Allison is the creator of the live storytelling podcast RISK! (www.risk-show.com ), and a member of the legendary comedy troupe The State, known for their series on MTV. He has appeared in Reno 911!, VH1′s Best Week Ever, Comedy Central’s Viva Variety and Stella, and HBO’s Flight of the Conchords. Kevin has written for The Village Voice, The New York Press, Film Journal and more. He has taught sketch comedy and cinema studies at The... Read More →
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Michelle Buteau

Born in New Jersey to Caribbean parents, comedian/host/actress Michelle Buteau brings her unique perspective and big personality to stage and screen. As a comedian, she has toured the country performing at colleges, clubs, and festivals. Her television credits include "Enlisted" on FOX, Comedy Central’s "Key & Peele" and "@midnight." Michelle’s half hour special premiered on Comedy Central in September, and Comedy Central... Read More →
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Sean Patton

Hello, my name is Sean Patton. I’m a comedian based in Los Angeles and New York, by way of New Orleans. I began doing stand-up in the Crescent City and have since performed in comedy clubs across the US and Canada. I’ve also performed at The Melbourne International Comedy Festival (2011), Just for Laughs Chicago (2013), Just for Laughs Toronto (2013), and Just for Laughs Montreal (2008, 2010, 2012). I’ve performed on Comedy Central’s... Read More →



Friday January 15, 2016 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Swedish American Hall 2174 Market Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

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