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The Hope & Anchor Comedy Night

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Host Matt Drufke is wild, loud and unpredictable. These are words which describe Chicagoland comedian and his brand of comedy, which has been entertaining audiences since 2007. Like a small dog after drinking a red bull, Drufke seems to have boundless energy and a lot to say about a lot of topics. Matt has worked with such comedians as Michael Palascak, Nick DiPaolo, and Hannibal Buress, and appeared on ABC's "Windy City Live". You can find all on his insanity on twitter (@ihatemattdrufke), and if you're good at writing comedy bios, he will pay you $15 to write something better than this.

Feature Suzi Zdankiewicz is an up and comer in the wonderful world of comedy. She has come along way in the very short time she has been doing stand-up. From hitting up open mics to being booked for showcases in Chicago in the suburbs. She is the resident host of FATS PRODUCTIONS presents: monthly showcase at Pig Minds Brewing Co. At the end of summer 2016 she had the honor of being asked to Host the comedy showcase which headlined America's Got Talent star, Tom Cotter. Suzi's comedy will let you get to know Suzi, her life observations to wacky relationship antidotes that she has to offer.

Feature Michael Palmenderi is a native of Rockford and currently resides in Chicago. You can see Michael performing all over the city doing stand up, improv, sketch comedy, children's theater, plays, musicals, and singing on trains. He's been doing stand up since 2012 and has performed his act across the Midwest.

Feature Jamie Martin is a local comedy "Jobber" and open mic vagabond you may have seen around the stateline area. Aside from being his Mothers favorite comedian his quick wits and dynamic play on words will leave you in a state of laughter and disbelief.

Feature Alex Savant is a young up and coming award winning comedian from Rockford and Co-Producer of the renown collective Chill Pill Comedy. Quickly climbing through the ranks of comics in the state-line area, Alex has found a voice that sounds just as comfortable shouting over a pool hall jukebox as it does delivering biting satire in the area’s most historic theaters. This stiff upper lip style follows in the working class traditions of Pryor and Carlin - critical but not thoughtless, unabashed but not crass. Not afraid to punch above his weight class, Alex can be seen performing across the Midwest.

Feature Kevin Haas is a full-time journalist that hails from Rockford Illinois. When he's not in the News Tower, he's at home thinking of weird stuff to say to strangers. Kevin can be seen in bars and comedy clubs all over the Midwest.

Headliner Scott Galvin has performed all throughout the Midwest entertaining crowds of all types and sizes with his dry and witty approach to comedy since 2011. He has opened for Chris Pontius, Preston Lacey, Dave Englund and Weeman from Jackass, as well as Randy and Mr. Lahey from Trailer Park Boys. Galvin has also opened for veteran touring comedians Scott Long, Kris Shaw, Russ Williamson, Peter-john Byrnes and Vince Carone. Known for his one liners, Galvin's soft spoken and shoegazing delivery has made him a favorite among the Midwest comedy scene. Scott has headlined Prime Time Nine at the WIP Theater in Chicago and has performed at Still Not Friday in Aurora, IL and A O.K. Comedy in St. Charles.

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The Hope & Anchor Comedy Night