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Barrel of Laughs: Best of San Francisco Comedy Competition

February 17 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

We’re excited to present another installment in our Barrel of Laughs Comedy Series with The Best of San Francisco Comedy Competition!

Sunday, February 17th in our Barrel Room

General Admission: $25

Wine and Food reception begins at 5:30pm
Doors open at 6:00pm // Show begins at 7:00pm

Chef Todd Fisher and his culinary team will be there cooking delicious cuisine available for purchase. Wine, beer & soda will be available at one of our bars and during the show for table service.

This event is strictly for people aged 21 and older.

Here’s the line up!

Bengt Washburn:

Bengt Washburn is an Aquarius with Hazel eyes who prefers boxer briefs, solid deodorants, and Crest toothpaste. He is 5’9″ tall, weighs about 149 pounds and can bench 150 pounds three times without a spotter. He has a vertical leap of 16 inches. 8 years ago a lump appeared on his right thigh. Its not visible from the stage but according to some kids at the water park, it looks creepy. Many people say Bengt looks kind of like a monkey.

Bengt is a former winner of the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition. He has been seen on The Late Late Show with Craig Fergusen, Live at Gotham on Comedy Central and most recently Conan on TBS. He was invited to perform at the Vancouver International Comedy Festival, The Boston Comedy Festival, the Aspen Laff Festival and Gilda’s Laugh Fest in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He’s been heard on NPR, PRI and Bob and Tom. All three of his comedy Cd’s can be heard playing on XM Sirius radio.

Most people who know him would say Bengt is a logistically impaired ditz, but his comedy is described as intelligent, surprisingly universal considering the content matter and profoundly funny.

Christina Walkinshaw:

Christina Walkinshaw is a Vancouver born stand up comic now living in Los Angeles. Her half-hour comedy special often repeats in the middle of the night while you’re sleeping. She’s been nominated for multiple Canadian Comedy Awards, performs on CBC’s “The Debaters,”and has a top selling album on Itunes called “It’s Taking A Long Time To Become Famous…”She’s appeared at Just For Laughs, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Glasgow Comedy Festival, and has entertained troops overseas. In general, she chooses to avoid mushrooms and marriage.

Johnny Cardinale:

Johnny Cardinale began his comedy career at the world famous Comedy Store in Hollywood, CA, where he was spotted by the owner, Mitzi Shore, and given weekly spots on her line-up alongside comedians such as: Carlos Mencia, Chris Rock, Joe Rogan, to name a few, as well as a nationwide tour with Pauly Shore. He has been on Chelsea Lately, Jimmy Kimmel and in the feature film “Bobby Khan’s Ticket to Hollywood,” he’s also done seventeen tours overseas for the troops.

The evening is hosted by Jackie Flynn.


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