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This week’s comedy: Aug. 2-7

Staff Writer
Austin 360

Editor’s note: This article was originally published July 26, 2013

Austin Java Parkway. “Sure Thing,” a weekly comedy show. This week’s show features Joe Hafkey, a sketch by Stag Comedy, Danny Palumbo, Lashonda Lester and Ben Cholok. 8 p.m. Saturdays. Free. 1206 Parkway. 512-476-1829, www.facebook.com/SureThingATX.

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

Big Daddy’s Burgers. “Last Chance Comedy,” a comedy showcase. 10 p.m. Tuesdays. Free. 9070 Research Blvd. 512-614-0252, www.bigdaddysaustin.com.

Cap City Comedy Club. Brendon Walsh from “Conan” and Comedy Central. 8 and 10:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $15. Sean Patton from “Conan” and Comedy Central. 8 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday. $9. 8120 Research Blvd., No. 100, 512-467-2333, www.capcitycomedy.com.

ColdTowne Theater. “Bad Boys,” 8:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. “Live at ColdTowne,” 10 p.m. Fridays. $5. “Movie vs. Movie” 7 p.m. Sundays. $4. “Oh, Science,” 8:30 p.m. Sundays. Free. Plus more shows throughout the week. 4803 Airport Blvd. 512-814-8696, www.coldtownetheater.com.

Esther’s Follies. “Hot, Hot, Hot August Show,” 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. “Fakespeare,” 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday. $12. “The Fancy-Pants Mashup,” 8 p.m. Friday. $5. “The Spectacle,” 10 p.m. Fridays. $10. “Maestro,” 10 p.m. Saturdays. $12. Plus more shows throughout the week. 617 N. Congress Ave. 512-482-9131, www.hideouttheatre.com.

The Institution Theater. “The Off-the-Wall Movie Night,” 10 p.m. Fridays. Free. “Boys of Summer,” 8 p.m. Fridays. $10. “The Triple Scoop,” 10 p.m. Saturdays. $5. “The Rubber Room,” 8 p.m. Sundays. Free. 3708 Woodbury Drive. 512-895-9580, www.theinstitutiontheater.com.

The New Movement. “Rucker Park,” 9 p.m. Friday. $5. “Heckle Factory,” 10:30 p.m. Friday. $5. “Derek Phelps,” 7 p.m. Saturday. $5. “(Expletive’s) Golden,” 9 p.m. Saturday. $5. “The Megaphone Show,” 10:30 p.m. Saturdays. $5. Jake Flores: Live Album Recording with Stand Up! Records. 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday. $10. Plus more shows throughout the week. 616 Lavaca St. 806-340-3718, www.newmovementtheater.com.

The Velveeta Room. “Last Chance Comedy,” 9:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. “The Late Slot,” 11:30 p.m. Fridays. $5. Carey Denise with Derek Phelps 9:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Saturday. $10. Plus more shows throughout the week. 521 E. Sixth St. 512-469-9116, www.thevelveetaroom.com.