Improv Laughs for All Ages: "Squeaky Clean Comedy"

at Blacktop Comedy Theater, Rocklin
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 07
Sat, January 28
Sat, February 25
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $7

The golden rule at a "Squeaky Clean Comedy" showcase is a simple one: you don't need profanity to have a good time. You can bring your kids along to this set at Rocklin's Blacktop Comedy Theater and t... [more+]

The golden rule at a "Squeaky Clean Comedy" showcase is a simple one: you don't need profanity to have a good time. You can bring your kids along to this set at Rocklin's Blacktop Comedy Theater and the entire family can revel in jokes that are far from blue. It's a unique combination of improv games, sketches, interactive gags and audience giggles. You'll get first-class live comedy from critically acclaimed local talent who'll provide the perfect alternative to your Saturday night sitcom-watching routine. [less-]

Joey Medina ("Original Latin Kings of Comedy") Delivers Hard-Hitting Comedy

at Tommy T's Comedy Club, Rancho Cordova
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 07
Sat, January 07
Sun, January 08
FULL PRICE: $20 - $30
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $15

From throwing punches to delivering punchlines, Joey Medina has remained an undisputed champ. One of the top Latino comics in America today, Medina is perhaps best known as a performer in the hit conc... [more+]

From throwing punches to delivering punchlines, Joey Medina has remained an undisputed champ. One of the top Latino comics in America today, Medina is perhaps best known as a performer in the hit concert film "The Original Latin Kings of Comedy", alongside Cheech Marin, Paul Rodriguez, George Lopez and Alex Reymundo. A pro boxer before entering the stand-up ring, this Bronx native has had his own Showtime stand-up special, "Taking off the Gloves". He's also produced and starred in the stand-up DVDs "Cholo Comedy Slam" and "Latin Palooza". [less-]

Stockton Heat Hockey Games at Stockton Arena

at Stockton Arena, Stockton
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 07
FULL PRICE: $12 - $37
OFFER PRICE: $6 - $18

Hockey season is getting in gear and you don't have to be in a major city to enjoy the fast-paced action on the ice. Stockton has its own pro hockey team, the Stockton Heat. It's part of the American ... [more+]

Hockey season is getting in gear and you don't have to be in a major city to enjoy the fast-paced action on the ice. Stockton has its own pro hockey team, the Stockton Heat. It's part of the American Hockey League and affiliated with the Calgary Flames. The Heat comes to Stockton for the first time this year, taking over the ECHL's Thunder. This is a step up for Stockton's pro hockey game, as the AHL is only one step below the NHL. You'll be seeing former NHL players and stars of tomorrow take the ice against other Pacific region AHL teams in thrilling, lightning-fast face-offs in the Stockton Arena. [less-]

"Global Winter Wonderland": A Holiday Light Festival With Rides, Acrobats, Ice Skating and More

at Cal Expo, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 08
FULL PRICE: $106 - $212
OFFER PRICE: $68 - $129

The "Global Winter Wonderland" holiday festival blows into town again, promising all new displays and entertainment. You'll walk through larger-than-life illuminated displays of Santa's Village, a lan... [more+]

The "Global Winter Wonderland" holiday festival blows into town again, promising all new displays and entertainment. You'll walk through larger-than-life illuminated displays of Santa's Village, a land of toys and an underwater world of jellyfish and mermaids. Included with admission is "Global Winter Wonderland"'s Circus of Light, where you'll see death-defying, fire-dazzling, high-action performances every night. Cal Expo will light up this holiday season with lights, entertainment, more than 30 family and thrill rides, a host of holiday shopping opportunities and international cuisine. [less-]

Kabir Singh's "The Future of Comedy Showcase"

at Punch Line Sacramento, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 08
FULL PRICE: $15
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $7.50

"The Future of Comedy Showcase" welcomes headliner Kabir ("Kabeezy") Singh along with a carefully curated selection of up-and-coming guest comedians from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York for an ... [more+]

"The Future of Comedy Showcase" welcomes headliner Kabir ("Kabeezy") Singh along with a carefully curated selection of up-and-coming guest comedians from the Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York for an evening of outrageous stand-up. One of the nation's fastest-rising comedy stars, Singh is a huge crowdpleaser with an abundance of energy, an in-your-face attitude and clever material. He's won numerous comedy competitions, opened for top stars like Russell Peters, Dave Chappelle and Dane Cook and made several appearances on Comedy Central. Check out his hand-picked lineup at the Punch Line Sacramento. [less-]

Shen Yun: Stage Spectacular Brings Ancient China Alive

at Sacramento Community Center Theater, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Tue, January 10
Wed, January 11
FULL PRICE: $70 - $150
OFFER PRICE: $70 - $150

World-famous performing-arts troupe Shen Yun summons an ancient Chinese world to vibrant life via traditional music, dance and acrobatics, along with spectacular animated backdrops, historically authe... [more+]

World-famous performing-arts troupe Shen Yun summons an ancient Chinese world to vibrant life via traditional music, dance and acrobatics, along with spectacular animated backdrops, historically authentic costumes and thunderous orchestral sound. Their latest exciting stage extravaganza, "Experience a Divine Culture", stars a cast of 100 in a wildly colorful, exhilarating and heartfelt journey through 5,000 years of glorious civilization, now on the verge of disappearing completely. You'll see more than a dozen dance pieces, each with its own story, as well as several solo vocal and instrumental performances as the show "Broadway World" calls "extravagantly beautiful" arrives on stage at Sacramento Community Center Theater. [less-]

"Saturday Night Live" Alum Finesse Mitchell Does Stand-Up

at Punch Line Sacramento, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 12
Fri, January 13
Fri, January 13
+ 2 more dates
Thu, January 12
Fri, January 13
Fri, January 13
Sat, January 14
Sun, January 15
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FULL PRICE: $15 - $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

A former University of Miami football player turned stand-up comic, actor and author, Finesse Mitchell may be best known as a former cast member on "Saturday Night Live", but he's also starred in his ... [more+]

A former University of Miami football player turned stand-up comic, actor and author, Finesse Mitchell may be best known as a former cast member on "Saturday Night Live", but he's also starred in his own Comedy Central special, appears on HBO's "Brothers in Atlanta", co-starred on the Disney Channel's hit series "A.N.T. Farm" and joined the 2014 Shaq All-Star Comedy Jam tour. He's been featured on the big and small screen, and dished out advice for women in his book "Your Girlfriends Only Know So Much: A Brother's Take on Dating and Mating for Sistas", which was born out of his widely popular monthly advice column for Essence magazine. Catch this funny man -- who once played college football on the same field as The Rock -- live at Punch Line Sacramento. [less-]

One-Hour Historical Sacramento River Cruise

at Hornblower Yachts Sacramento, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 12
Thu, January 12
Fri, January 13
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

Spend a leisurely hour on the Sacramento River learning about the waterway's part in transforming a former trading colony and stockade into the major American city that Sacramento is today. On this in... [more+]

Spend a leisurely hour on the Sacramento River learning about the waterway's part in transforming a former trading colony and stockade into the major American city that Sacramento is today. On this informative Hornblower cruise, you'll sail past Old Sacramento's famous historical sites, including the Delta King, the I Street Bridge, the Tower Bridge and the Air Force Docks, and hear fascinating stories about the town's history. You'll also see the point where the American and Sacramento Rivers converge, and experience the wildlife and breathtaking natural beauty that this historic and important river has to offer. Every cruise is fully narrated and packed with great sights and interesting information. [less-]

"42nd Street" -- Tony-Winning, Tap-Dancing Musical Favorite

at Davis Musical Theatre Company, Davis
OFFER DATES:
Fri, January 13
Sat, January 14
Fri, January 20
+ 3 more dates
Fri, January 13
Sat, January 14
Fri, January 20
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Fri, January 27
Sat, January 28
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FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $11

A hit right from its 1980 Broadway debut, "42nd Street" shines a spotlight on an inexperienced young chorus girl who finds herself stepping into the star's tap shoes to make the show a success. It's a... [more+]

A hit right from its 1980 Broadway debut, "42nd Street" shines a spotlight on an inexperienced young chorus girl who finds herself stepping into the star's tap shoes to make the show a success. It's a quintessential backstage musical comedy, American Dream story and song-and-dance fable all rolled into one Broadway classic. Set during the Great Depression, "42nd Street" is filled with famous tunes, including "We're in the Money," "I Only Have Eyes For You," "Lullaby of Broadway" and the title song. This upbeat audience-pleaser with lively tap dances and exuberant production numbers won a Tony Award for its original 1980 production and then again for its 2001 Broadway revival. It now comes to Davis Musical Theatre Company. [less-]

Your Biggest Relationship Nightmares Turned Into Hilarious Improv

at Blacktop Comedy Theater, Rocklin
OFFER DATES:
Fri, January 13
Fri, January 20
Fri, January 27
+ 4 more dates
Fri, January 13
Fri, January 20
Fri, January 27
Fri, February 03
Fri, February 10
Fri, February 17
Fri, February 24
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FULL PRICE: $5
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Horrible relationships cause more than their fair share of heartaches and headaches but who knew they could also be the source of side-aching laughter? With "Your F**ked Up Relationship", audience mem... [more+]

Horrible relationships cause more than their fair share of heartaches and headaches but who knew they could also be the source of side-aching laughter? With "Your F**ked Up Relationship", audience members dish out their most horrifying relationship nightmares and it's up to Sacramento's top cast of improvisers to transform them into 60 minutes of outrageous and hilarious fun. Even if you've never had a cringe-worthy love life, you'll still get a kick out of seeing everyone else's stories unfold before your very eyes. Get ready for all the insanity when "Your F**ked Up Relationship" takes over Rocklin's Blacktop Comedy Theater. [less-]

Comedian Willie Barcena ("The Tonight Show", Comedy Central) at Tommy T's

at Tommy T's Comedy Club, Rancho Cordova
OFFER DATES:
Fri, January 13
Fri, January 13
Sat, January 14
+ 2 more dates
Fri, January 13
Fri, January 13
Sat, January 14
Sat, January 14
Sun, January 15
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $30
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $15

A true stand-up comedy veteran, Willie Barcena has two decades of experience and is one of Jay Leno's favorite comedians -- he's appeared on "The Tonight Show" 12 times. Known for his jokes about grow... [more+]

A true stand-up comedy veteran, Willie Barcena has two decades of experience and is one of Jay Leno's favorite comedians -- he's appeared on "The Tonight Show" 12 times. Known for his jokes about growing up poor in East L.A. and working blue-collar jobs to make ends meet, Barcena was chosen as the host of SiTV's "Latino Laugh Festival: The Show", and his hour-long stand-up special "Deal With It!" premiered on Comedy Central in 2009. He just completed a two-year run with "The Morning Show" on KSFM 102.5 in Sacramento, during which "The Morning Show" shot to the number one spot in a highly competitive market. See Barcena's hilarious musings about life, money and relationships live as he headlines four nights at Tommy T's Comedy Club. [less-]

Up-and-Coming Rapper Show Banga ("I Been That," "What You Got?")

at Blue Lamp Sacramento , Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Sat, January 14
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

San Francisco's star rapper Show Banga comes to Sacramento to rock the mic at the Blue Lamp. Although he had already starting earning a local following as early as 2010, he made a big splash in 2013 w... [more+]

San Francisco's star rapper Show Banga comes to Sacramento to rock the mic at the Blue Lamp. Although he had already starting earning a local following as early as 2010, he made a big splash in 2013 with his album "Don't Stop Votin'". His follow-up, "Showtime 2", came out earlier this year. Show Banga is known for his charismatic delivery and signature "Owow" ad libs. He's played at festivals like SXSW, and appeared with such artists as DMac, Sage The Gemini, Kool John and Iamsu!. [less-]

The Harlem Globetrotters: Internationally Famous Team on 2017 World Tour

at Golden 1 Center, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Mon, January 16
Mon, January 16
FULL PRICE: $51.08
OFFER PRICE: $30

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet are embarking on their 2017 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that inc... [more+]

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring some of the most electrifying athletes on the planet are embarking on their 2017 World Tour. The famed team will feature a star-studded roster that includes such faves as Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm -- plus female stars TNT Lister and Ace Jackson. The Globetrotters' one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game showcases incredible ball-handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction. See for yourself why the Globetrotters have won hundreds of millions of fans worldwide when they hit the court at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento. [less-]

Sacramento Comedy Showcase: Top Locals & More

at Punch Line Sacramento, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Wed, January 18
FULL PRICE: $10
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $5

Laugh the night away with some of the hottest stand-up stars in town at the Punch Line's Sacramento Comedy Showcase. Top area comedians and up-and-coming pros take the stage, breaking boundaries and s... [more+]

Laugh the night away with some of the hottest stand-up stars in town at the Punch Line's Sacramento Comedy Showcase. Top area comedians and up-and-coming pros take the stage, breaking boundaries and showcasing their best and most original material. Every show is different, featuring various styles, stories and wit, but since there's so much to find funny about Sacto's political culture, you'll most likely be treated to some wry observations about the California capital and its particular tendency towards larger-than-life personalities, like the state's last two governors. [less-]

Jordan Rock: Comedian, Actor & Brother of Chris Rock

at Punch Line Sacramento, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Thu, January 19
Fri, January 20
Fri, January 20
+ 2 more dates
Thu, January 19
Fri, January 20
Fri, January 20
Sat, January 21
Sun, January 22
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FULL PRICE: $15 - $20
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10

You've seen improviser and stand-up comic Jordan Rock on shows like "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell", "Last Comic Standing" and the Netflix original series "Love", where he dispensed jokes, dating ... [more+]

You've seen improviser and stand-up comic Jordan Rock on shows like "Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell", "Last Comic Standing" and the Netflix original series "Love", where he dispensed jokes, dating advice and sandwiches in his role as an affable film crew caterer. Most recently, Rock was cast as the lead in Comedy Central's new pilot "Drunk Girl, High Guy". In this performance at Punch Line Sacramento, Chris Rock's youngest brother takes the stage to crack wise about everything from his favorite sneakers to his burgeoning bromance with Siri's male voice. [less-]

Memphis Soul Legend Booker T. Jones: Master of the Hammond Organ

at Crest Theatre, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Fri, January 20
FULL PRICE: $30 - $55
OFFER PRICE: $15 - $27.50

What Hendrix was to the electric guitar, what Coltrane was to the tenor sax -- Booker T. Jones is to the Hammond organ, not just a master of the instrument, but its champion and chief interpreter. But... [more+]

What Hendrix was to the electric guitar, what Coltrane was to the tenor sax -- Booker T. Jones is to the Hammond organ, not just a master of the instrument, but its champion and chief interpreter. But unlike Hendrix and Coltrane, this Lifetime Achievement Grammy winner and Rock Hall inductee has enjoyed a long career, his influence extending far beyond the Memphis Soul/Stax Records sound he was instrumental in creating in the '60s. Indeed, he keeps winning Grammys well into his 60s (his latest was for "Best Pop Instrumental Album" in 2012), pioneering new sounds as well as playing his remarkable hits. Now hear Jones' classics like "Green Onions," "Hang 'Em High" and "Time Is Tight," along with soulful new grooves from his latest album, "Sound the Alarm", at the Crest Theatre in Sacramento. [less-]

Comedian Steve "Mudflap" McGrew: Countrified Comedy at Tommy T's

at Tommy T's Comedy Club, Rancho Cordova
OFFER DATES:
Fri, January 20
Fri, January 20
Sat, January 21
+ 2 more dates
Fri, January 20
Fri, January 20
Sat, January 21
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FULL PRICE: $20 - $30
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $15

It's not unusual for Steve "Mudflap" McGrew to exclaim, after a particularly outrageous joke, "Yeah, I said it out loud, but you thought it, you know you have!" That's his gift. Whether he's talking a... [more+]

It's not unusual for Steve "Mudflap" McGrew to exclaim, after a particularly outrageous joke, "Yeah, I said it out loud, but you thought it, you know you have!" That's his gift. Whether he's talking about Walmart's "elite" clientele, trailer park safety or belly button rings, this brilliantly honest comic tells the truth in all its hilarious glory. McGrew began his comedy career by venturing onto the stage of a Houston comedy club one amateur night and making fun of his ex-wife. Since then he's appeared on just about every major cable stand-up-centric show, including his own Comedy Central special. Now, as his podcast "Re-Masculate" gains more buzz by the day, he headlines at Tommy T's Comedy Club Rancho Cordova. [less-]

Mind-Blowing Magic from World's Largest Touring Illusion Show

at Empress Theatre, Vallejo
OFFER DATES:
Sun, January 22
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Billed as the largest touring illusion show in the nation, Nelson Illusions' "Dreams of the Impossible" awes and amazes with several spectacular set pieces -- including the 10-foot-tall Jet Turbine, i... [more+]

Billed as the largest touring illusion show in the nation, Nelson Illusions' "Dreams of the Impossible" awes and amazes with several spectacular set pieces -- including the 10-foot-tall Jet Turbine, in which a woman must wage a harrowing escape as it pulls her relentlessly in. Plenty of mystery, romance, comedy, audience participation and a steampunk-style set design fuel this family affair, in which four master magicians saw a girl in half, melt through sheets of solid steel, and generally blow all minds in attendance at Empress Theatre in Vallejo. [less-]

Medium Cindy Kaza Presents Evidence of an Afterlife

at Tommy T's Comedy Club, Rancho Cordova
OFFER DATES:
Mon, January 23
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Young, tattooed and undeniably hip, Cindy Kaza is about as far from the wrinkled, gypsy-fortuneteller stereotype as you can get. But the differences aren't only cosmetic. Unlike other so-called psychi... [more+]

Young, tattooed and undeniably hip, Cindy Kaza is about as far from the wrinkled, gypsy-fortuneteller stereotype as you can get. But the differences aren't only cosmetic. Unlike other so-called psychics who channel tantalizing but vague messages from beyond, Kaza "brings through" extremely specific evidence like names, personality traits and favorite phrases of those now on the other side. Trained at the famed Arthur Findlay School of Intuitive Sciences in England, Kaza is not only clairvoyant (clear seeing) but clairaudient (clear hearing) and clairsentient (clear feeling). All three unique gifts will be on display in a moving and thrilling presentation at Tommy T's Comedy Comedy Club in Rancho Cordova. [less-]

Comedian Steve Hofstetter ("Late Late Show", YouTube Star)

at Punch Line Sacramento, Sacramento
OFFER DATES:
Wed, January 25
FULL PRICE: $20
OFFER PRICE: $10

Steve Hofstetter is one of YouTube's most popular comics, with an astounding 24 million-plus views. He's also performed on TV, including "The Late Late Show", "Comics Unleashed" and Showtime's "White ... [more+]

Steve Hofstetter is one of YouTube's most popular comics, with an astounding 24 million-plus views. He's also performed on TV, including "The Late Late Show", "Comics Unleashed" and Showtime's "White Boyz in the Hood", not to mention making numerous appearances in clubs across the country. Hofstetter's last CD hit No. 1 in iTunes' comedy charts, and now's your chance to find out what the fuss is about during this stand-up performance at Punch Line Sacramento, featuring some of his comical observations about life. [less-]

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