Show starts at 8 p.m. - arrive early for best seating
Host Joe Antonacci is a Chicago area comedian originally from New Jersey. As a monologue joke writer for 3 late night shows for over a decade, Joe has helped make people laugh around the globe. His style of joke-telling and personal reflection is reminiscent of the comics he idolized growing up.
Guest Feature Kevin Wood is a comic, writer, musician and radio personality. He's worked at the Chicago Improv, the Comedy Shrine, CG"s Comedy Club and more, and currently you can hear him weekdays 5 to 10am on Rockford's 104.9 The X.
Main Feature Vikram Balaji is an international touring comedian that has been featured in 2019 World Series of Comedy festival, Chatanooga Lookout Comedy Festival and Magner's International Comedy Festival at Philippines. He won the 2nd place in the 2019 World Series Comedy Festival at Zanies satellite. He brings a comedic style which involves finding humor in painful experiences but still very relatable to all kinds of audiences. He is based out of Chicago and regular in all local Chicago comedy clubs like Zanies, Laugh Factory and Comedy Bar. He recently featured in Comedians You Should Know show in Chicago, and has performed in six foreign countries.
Headliner Blake Burkhart is a regular at all Chicago Comedy Clubs and venues. He also co-runs Chicago’s premier Stand-Up Comedy showcase: Comedians You Should Know. He is known in Chicago for his unique style of standup which is an entertaining mixture of subtle and absurd. Blake can be heard on the hit podcast “Blake and Bobby go to the movies” a movie review podcast run by Chicago comedians. His debut album “Blakey Boy” is available for pre-order on iTunes May 4th 2019.