Get SF Weekly Newsletters

You searched for:

  • [X]Paul F. Tompkins
Start over

Search for…

Narrow Search

Music, All Shook Down Tonight: Sketchfest + John Vanderslice + Rhett Miller of The Old 97's = Awesome

Tonight: Sketchfest + John Vanderslice + Rhett Miller of The Old 97's = Awesome

What's better than turning hordes of comedians loose on San Francisco? Why, watching what happens when you mix and match them with musicians, of course. This year's Sketchfest has already seen some great musical collaborations, like the Noise Pop night…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Music,

Music at Sketchfest: A Handy Guide

While SF Sketchfest has frequently hosted interesting musicians amid the usual podcasts and variety shows, this year's festival has kicked up the star power significantly. Along with the sold-out opening night tribute to Tenacious D and a special "Music Edition"…
Tags: , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day Off Track

Off Track

SF Sketchfest is presenting a cool variety show this evening — Rhett Miller, of alt-country band the Old 97's, will host an evening of music, discussion, and jokes with noted comedian and raconteur Paul F. Tompkins as his guest.…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist SF Sketchfest: Absurdity Carries the Night at <em>Pretty Good Friends</em>

SF Sketchfest: Absurdity Carries the Night at Pretty Good Friends

A group stand-up show of five or six comedians doing 15 minutes each is going to be vulnerable to the different tone and style each comic brings. The more well-established a comedian is, the more defined his or her voice,…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Culture, The Exhibitionist Sketchfest Renders S.F. a City Under Comic Seige

Sketchfest Renders S.F. a City Under Comic Seige

Is there any comic more suited to an old-time radio play than John Hodgman, with his everyday suits, sometimes-mustache, and thin, delicate fingers? Of course not. He appears Sunday night in an old-time radio play, The Thrilling Adventure Hour at…
@The Exhibitionist  Tags: , , , , , , , , ,
Calendar, Night&Day A Great Deluge

A Great Deluge

Is there any comic more suited to an old-time radio play than John Hodgman, with his everyday suits, sometimes-mustache, and thin, delicate fingers? Of course not. He appears tonight in an old-time radio play, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, one of…
Tags: , , , , , ,
Music, Let's Get Killed Sketchfest stokes the musician-comedian love affair

Sketchfest stokes the musician-comedian love affair

Let's face it: There are far too few laughs to be had at rock shows these days. The last musical performer who had me doubled over was David Lee Roth (mostly in spite of himself) in San Jose last month,…
Tags: , , , , ,
Music, All Shook Down

Flight of the Conchords Dudes, Aimee Mann Launch SF Sketchfest at Mezzanine 1/10

Hurray! The SF Sketchfest is back to tickle all y'all mutherfuckers pink with a month-long celebration of all things funny. The whole shebang-a-bang starts this Thursday at the Mezzanine with Rhys Darby and Kristen Shaal from Flight of the…
@All Shook Down  Tags: , , , , , , ,