James Adomian COMEDY ADJACENT TOUR 2015

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ADOMANIACS REJOICE: This summer I’m hitting up the raddest cities in North America - that also happen to be easy for me to visit during a breakneck regimen of writing and debauchery here in Los Angeles. (As always I am a gay, so please bring one homosexual for every homophobe in your party just to balance out the audience for all these shows.)

(Photo: Laura Barisonzi/ Ally Coalition)

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OMAHA: Born and raised there for two months in 1980, returning in 2015 to see what’s up. Crom Comedy Festival THIS SUNDAY 5/24 has me at two aptly titled shows: Dungeon and Babe Island! Excellent all-around festival lineup if you happen to dislike me personally for some reason.

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SEATTLE: Pride week comedy showcase Out & In TUE 6/23 at the sumptuous Neptune Theatre with Nick Sahoyah, Elicia Sanchez and Caitlin Weierhauser! Tix only $15 if you get off your ass and get them any time before showing up at the door the day of. (Notice: not currently as hot as this poster image.)

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PORTLAND: Did you know it’s now illegal to perform in Seattle without also doing a show in Portland the same week? Personally I thank Ron Wyden for that. Anyway, I’ll be at the Doug Fir Lounge THU 6/25 for Hella Feller with Nick Sahoyah, Bri Pruett, Caitlin Weierhauser and Trevor Thorpe. Tix only $12!!!

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EUGENE: I will be making my Eugene, Oregon DEBUT at Wow Hall FRI 6/26! Please come welcome me and show me where all the bad shit is. Featuring Nick Sahoyah and Caitlin Weierhauser - advance tix only $15!

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CHICAGO: Why not? I love your damn city anytime but somehow only been there once before under life-supporting weather conditions. So I’m excited to summer at the Chicago Comedy Exposition SAT 7/11 with Phoebe Robinson + more shows all weekend. Great festival lineup so get a pass you idiots!

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SILICON VALLEY: Saw me at SXSW Interactive? Medium to positive memory of this experience? Get a full yottabyte of JAdo processing power for an entire weekend of five shows at Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale THU 7/30 - SUN 8/2!

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SAN FRANCISCO: If you can pry me away from my midsummer hallucinations long enough I’ll be at Outside Lands festival FRI 8/7 - SUN 8/9! They promise Music, Food, Wine, Beer, Art, Comedy - so please experience everything in that order and show up to my shows like drunken little macaroni salads!

PS: If you’re in Los Angeles I do a lot of shows here big and small and the best way to find out about them is to follow me on twitter @JAdomian no matter how annoying that might get.

JA SPRINGTOUR: Tacoma/ SXSW / Virginia/ New York/ Toronto/ Chicago

Well I’m at it again. Dappling around the NAFTA zone the next couple moons to see that you’re all still slinging raspberries!


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TACOMA: Boy howdy this is going to be a fuck fest. Three nights at the Tacoma Comedy Club THU 2/26 - SAT 2/28 right in the heart of one of America’s top-five Tacomas! (Note: Seattle NOT welcome at these shows.)


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AUSTIN: I am full cock across SXSW Comedy this year SAT 3/14 - TUE 3/17 with standup, characters, an awards show and a live script reading of the pilot I wrote with Scott Aukerman!
- The Embassy: A Live Script Read: 4pm SAT 3/14 Esther’s Follies
- James Adomian & Friends: 10pm SAT 3/14 Esther’s Follies
- Super Serious Show: 8pm SUN 3/15 Belmont
- Uncivil Union: 9pm MON 3/16 Brazos Hall
- Conspiracy Theory Live with Jesse Ventura: 11:30pm MON 3/16 Hideout
- SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards: 7pm TUE 3/17 Hilton Downtown


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DC/VA: Doing two shows at the Arlington Cinema & Drafthouse FRI 4/3 - SAT 4/4 in Arlington, Virginia - but DC is welcome to pop right on over the river cuz the Civil War is almost over.


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NYC: I’ll be having myself a week there in early April that will involve pinball until my hands fall off, and maybe a few shows. Stay GLUED to this tumblr for updates.


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TORONTO: See me at Comedy Bar for a delicious three nights FRI 4/17 - SUN 4/19 in my favorite major city besides all the other ones! Friday early show is the improvised Sheriff of Nottingham vs. Robin Hood show, next four are standup. This time with laughs!


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CHICAGO: Back at Zanies for a wild-ass run of 6,000 shows over four nights THU 4/23 - SUN 4/26! Be there, or be a perfectly valid alternate scenario.

J’ADO DO: Canada Texas Seattle Europe Hawaii New York Indiana Atlanta

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CALGARY: Headlining Yuk Yuk’s for Pride Calgary THU 8/21 - SAT 8/23. Early Friday show already SOLD OUT so please come out to that one!

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AUSTIN: Big shows all week WED 9/24 - SAT 9/27 at Cap City Comedy Club. Huge, large shows. Featuring Gabe Dinger and even more pizzazz!

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SEATTLE: Doing Out & In all weekend at Gay City THU 10/2 - SAT 10/4 with Nick “The Real Deal” Sahoya!

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BELGIUM/ NORWAY/ SWEDEN: Time for my nearly-awaited European debut at Comedy Fest Europe:
Antwerp, Belgium: FRI 10/17 Live Comedy Festival
Oslo, Norway: SAT 10/18 Oslo Comedy Festival - two shows
Bergen, Norway: WED 10/22 Bergen Comedy Festival - two shows
- Trondheim, Norway: THU 10/23 Trondheim Comedy Festival
- Stockholm, Sweden: FRI 10/24 Stand Up for Stockholm

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HAWAII: I’ll be all over the first-ever Maui Comedy Festival in Lahaina THU 10/30 - SUN 11/2! Festival passes and individual show tickets now on sale here. Help me track down Dog the Bounty Hunter.

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NEW YORK: Cameron Esposito and me are puttin’ on a night at The Bellhouse in Brooklyn THU 11/6! Plus more shows that week around NYC in Queens and Manhattan for the New York Comedy Festival.

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BLOOMINGTON, IN: I’m back to my very favorite Bloomington THU 11/20 - SAT 11/22 at The Comedy Attic and let’s be honest The Back Door too.

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ATLANTA: Kicking off 2015 at Laughing Skull Lounge THU 1/8 - SUN 1/11! Probably adding some more “Southern BBQ Style” shows around then then too - stay tuned.

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LOS ANGELES: I Live here now so expect lots of shows announced on maddeningly short notice here or at @JAdomian! Next three weeks I’m doing Power Violence, Hot Tub, Walsh Brothers, Sleepaway Camp and Ballona Creek.

February/March: Seattle, Portland, Kirkland, Olympia & Chicago!

What does the Pacific Northwest have in common with Chicago? Almost exactly nothing, except for some great comedy scenes - that will include me as a traveling headlining guest in the next two months!

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Check twitter and my website for more updates, but here’s what I’ve cobbled together so far:

SEATTLE: Doing a bunch of shows around town later in February with a lot of very funny friends, including Early Late Show with Yogi Paliwal FRI 2/21 at Rendezvous Jewelbox Theatre, PLUS Henrietta Comedy MON 2/24 at **CONOR BYRNE PUB** in Ballard! You must attend one or both.

OLYMPIAJalapeño Productions presents moi, SAT 2/22 at The Royal Lounge! We will be drunk and road-trippy.

PORTLAND: The kickass show Funny Over Everything SUN 2/23, this time at Curious Comedy Theater. You know what I’m talkin’ about! (God I hope so.)

KIRKLAND: After really only what I think of as a short break, I will return to the Seattle area, this time the superfun Laughs Comedy Spot in Kirkland, with several headlining shows THU 3/13 - SAT 3/15! 

CHICAGO: You know what they say about March - in like a lion out like an Adomian! Returning to the very fun Zanies Comedy Club for almost a full week of shows, including Adam Guerino’s pioneering Queer Comedy show on TUE 3/25, followed by nine more shows at Zanies WED 3/26 thru SUN 3/30!

AUSTIN: Surprise! I’m booked for the Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival in April! 

Otherwise I’ll be in L.A. like a real schmo.

Oh, PS: Here’s the awesome poster featuring ten of my podcast characters/impressions as drawn by Alex Kelly - I will be selling these along with my standup album LOW HANGIN FRUIT at all these shows for low, low prices - unless I forget them in the hotel room like I sometimes do!

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