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This week’s comedy: July 25-31

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 24, 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. Wednesdays. Free. Buzz Mill, 1505 Town Creek Dr., 512-912-9221, buzzmillcoffee.com.

Cap City Comedy Club. “Punch!” with Matt Bearden. 8 p.m. Tuesdays. $5-$9. Tommy Johnagin. 8 and 10: 30 p.m. Friday. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Saturday. $17-$21. Donnell Rawlings. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday. $10-$16. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

Esther’s Follies. A musical comedy, magic and political satirical revue on Sixth Street. 8 and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 8 p.m. Thursday. $24. Esther’s Pool, 525 E. Sixth St. 512-320-0553, www.esthersfollies.com.

The Institution Theater. Improv and off-beat theater. “Weirdsville,” 8 p.m. Fridays. “Breaking Beckett,” 10 p.m. Fridays. “Girls Girls Girls: Boys of Summer,” 8 p.m. Saturdays. “Fresh Roasted,” 10 p.m. Saturdays. ‘The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. 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. Jamie Kilstein. Watch the political comic, who co-hosts the popular Internet radio show “Citizen Radio” with Allison Kilkenny, rant about everything evil. 8 p.m. Friday. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. “Pass the Mic,” 8 p.m. Sunday. Plus more improv and stand-up shows throughout the week. $5-$10. the New Movement, 616 Lavaca St. 512-696-2590, www.newmovementtheater.com.

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers. Everyone’s favorite wild and crazy guy straps on his banjo, welcomes guest Edie Brickell and gets down to business with the Grammy-winning, North Carolina bluegrass band. 8 p.m. Tuesday. $49-$119. Dell Hall at the Long Center, 701 W. Riverside Drive. $49-$119. 512-474-5664, www.thelongcenter.org.

The Velveeta Room. Stand-up comedy hosted by Lucas Molandes. $5. 11 p.m. Friday; Brian Gaar with Raul Sanchez. $10. 9 and 11 p.m. Saturday; Speed Mic. 9 p.m. Thursday. $5. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.