Join us for the Opening Night of the 44th Annual San Francisco Comedy Competition on Thursday September 5th in our Barrel Room!! Sixteen gifted contestants selected from hundreds of applicants will each offer their best six-minute set. History suggests one or more of this year's performers may go on to stardom, joining the ranks of past SF Comedy Competition alumni Dana Carvey, Ellen DeGeneres, Marc Maron, Patton Oswalt, Paula Poundstone and Robin Williams, and recent achievers Jimmy O. Yang of "Silicon Valley" and Rory Scovel who played Amy Schumer's boyfriend in the movie, "I Feel Pretty." The evening will be hosted by Lars Callieou. Chef Todd Fisher and his culinary team will be there cooking delicious cuisine available for purchase. Food will be served till 7:00pm. Wine, beer & soda will be available at one of our bars and during the show for table service. Opening Reception 5:30pm -7:00pm Show starts at 7pm General Admission: $30 This event is strictly for people aged 21 and older. Please, leave your pets at home.