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This week’s comedy: Feb. 21-27

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Editor’s note: This article was originally published February 19, 2014

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

“Avalanche.” A weekly night of comedy and music hosted by Ryan Cownie. 7 p.m. Mondays. Free. Holy Mountain, 617 E. Seventh St. www.holymountainaustin.com.

Buzz Kill Comedy. Hosted by Katie Pengra. 9:30 p.m. Every other Wednesday. Free. Buzz Mill, 1505 Town Creek Dr., 512-912-9221, buzzmillcoffee.com.

Cap City Comedy Club. Jake Johannsen, 8 p.m. 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. $10-$17. Mac n’ Cheese, 8 p.m. Wednesday. $5. Brian Posehn, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

ColdTowne Theater. “Bad Boys,” 8:30 p.m. Friday. “The Frank Mills and Midnight Society,” 10 p.m. Saturday. Monday Night Mash, 8:30 p.m. Monday. Plus more improv, stand-up and comedy shows throughout the week. Free-$5. 4803 Airport Blvd. 512-814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com.

Esther’s Follies. A musical comedy, magic and political satirical revue on Sixth Street. 8 p.m. Thursdays, 8 and 10 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays. $22-$29. Esther’s Pool, 525 E. Sixth St. 512-320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

The Hideout Theatre. “PGraph Presents,” 10 p.m. Friday. “I Love You So Much.” 8 p.m. Saturday. “The Weekender.” 8 p.m. Sunday. “The Free Fringe.” 10 p.m. Thursday. Free-$12. Plus more improv shows throughout the week. 617 N. Congress Ave. 512-482-9131, www.hideouttheatre.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Lovefest,” 8 p.m. Friday. “Bitterfest,” 8 p.m. Saturday. “The Triple Scoop,” 10 p.m. Saturday. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Free-$12. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

Jazz Cigarette. Hosted by Joe Hafkey and Mac Blake. 9 p.m. Every other Monday. $5. SpiderHouse Ballroom, 2906 Fruth St. 512-480-9562, www.facebook.com/jazzcigaretteTX.

The New Movement. “The Megaphone Show,” 10:30 p.m. Saturday. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. “Opposites,” 8 p.m. Wednesday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. 616 Lavaca St. 806-340-3718, www.newmovementtheater.com.

Paramount Theatre. Jaston Williams’ “Is There Life After Lubbock”? Stories, music and more. 7 p.m. Friday. $30-$44. Paramount Theatre, 713 Congress Ave. 512-472-5470 www.austintheatre.org.

Spider House Ballroom. “Austin’s Funniest.” Comedy nights hosted by local comedians followed by midnight comedy open mic. 9 p.m. Mondays. 2906 Fruth St. 512-480-9562, www.spiderhousecafe.com.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Lucas Molandes. $5. 11 p.m. Friday; John O’ Connell with Caroline Bassett. $10. 9 p.m. Friday, 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday; Speed Mic. 9 p.m. Thursday. $5. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.