Upcoming Shows

  • April 16, 2014 7:30 pmMILLENNIUM QUEST: WARP JAWN @PHIT
  • April 16, 2014 9:00 pmTHIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN + SABOTAGE @ PHIT
  • April 16, 2014 10:00 pmTHIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN @ PHIT
  • April 17, 2014 7:30 pmTHE FLAT EARTH PRESENTS… @ PHIT
  • April 17, 2014 7:30 pmMILLENNIUM QUEST: WARP JAWN @ PHIT
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 pmThe Comedy Attic
  • April 17, 2014 10:30 pmTHE SIDESHOW @ PHIT
  • April 18, 2014 7:00 pmThe Comedy Works
  • April 18, 2014 7:30 pmTHE FLAT EARTH PRESENTS… @ PHIT
  • April 18, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • April 18, 2014 8:00 pmThe N Crowd
  • April 18, 2014 9:00 pmTHE FLAT EARTH PRESENTS… @ PHIT
  • April 18, 2014 10:30 pmATOMIC CINEMA VAULT @ PHIT
  • April 18, 2014 11:00 pmSKETCH UP OR SHUT UP @ PHIT
  • April 19, 2014 7:30 pmSarcasm Comedy Club
  • April 19, 2014 7:30 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • April 19, 2014 7:30 pmTHE FLAT EARTH PRESENTS… @ PHIT
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 pmCrazy Cow Comedy
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 pmBye Bye Liver: The Philadelphia Drinking Play
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 pmDR. SLEEPOVER @ PHIT
  • April 19, 2014 9:30 pmThe Comedy Works
  • April 19, 2014 9:30 pmSarcasm Comedy Club
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 pmComedy Sportz Philadelphia
  • April 19, 2014 10:30 pmBIG BABY + MAYOR KAREN @ PHIT
  • April 20, 2014 4:00 pmPHIT PRESENTS: MILLENNIUM QUEST: WARP JAWN
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A Day in the Life of The Necrosexual

Ever wonder what The Necrosexual does during the day? Metal Injection did too, so they found out:

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“Yep.” – Interview with Tight Six

Tonight, Tight Six returns to Chris’ Jazz Cafe for the third edition of Not Jazz, the monthly showcase supplement to their weekly Sunday open mics at Fergie’s pub.  Not Jazz 3 will feature John McKeever, Alex Pearlman, Omar Scruggs, Jon Delcollo, Caitlin Feeney, Chris O’Connor and a super secret special guest, plus house band Starwood and the members of Tight Six (Aaron Nevins, Joe Bell, Mikey Garcia, Elise Thomson-Hohl, Dan Vetrano and Becca Trabin). Here’s Aaron with more info on the show, and Joe, Mikey, Elise and Dan agreeing with everything he says:

WitOut: Tight Six started as a weekly open mic, but shortly thereafter you guys started putting on your own shows. What made you want to expand?

Aaron Nevins: The mic was going really well and we got an opportunity to do a monthly show, which had a lot of potential benefits. It allowed us to rebook our favorite bands from the open mic and pay them a little more money, and to let our favorite comedians do longer sets to new audiences, and it gave us a chance to branch out into writing short sketches and more interactive bits. Also, we wanted to expand.

Joe Bell: Yep.

Mikey Garcia: Uh-huh.

Elise Thomson-Hohl: Yeah.

Dan Vetrano: That’s right.

WO: It seems like your relationship with Chris’ Jazz Cafe is going well–this is the third edition of Not Jazz.  How did that partnership get off the ground?  Were they actively looking to expand beyond jazz shows, or did you seek them out?

AN: We were hooked up with the venue by our PR guy—our Puerto Rican guy (Mikey Garcia). When we first met the owner of Chris’ Jazz Cafe, Chris S. Jazzcafe, we sort of convinced him it would be a jazz show. When he found it was a comedy show that featured no jazz, he was not pleased. However, once he saw how good the turnout was, he came around and is slowly starting to try to understand what comedy is.

JB: Yes.

MG: Mmm-hmm.

ETH: Right.

DV: That’s all accurate.

WO: I’ve been hearing a lot of great things about Starwood’s performances as house band at the mic.  How did you first book them, and what is it about them that you think makes them such a good pairing with comedy in general and/or Tight Six in particular?

AN: We book a different band every week for the open mic, so we scour a ton of different resources to find them. I think in the case of Starwood, Joe Bell just happened upon them, and after we booked them, we were all unsure if they were going to be a good fit. As it turned out, they were phenomenal beyond words and blew everybody’s minds all over the walls of Fergie’s. So we booked them immediately for Not Jazz, and they’ll be doing a full set at the show. Trust me: they are an experience you need to have in person.

JB: Definitely.

MG: I agree.

ETH: Absolutely.

DV: For sure.

WO: The Facebook event says there’s one special guest on the show you can’t name, but you’ve given the hint that he’ll be in town from LA. Is there  anything else you’re willing to disclose?

AN: No.

JB: Nope.

MG: No, sorry.

ETH: [shakes head to indicate "no"]

DV: You’ll have to come to the show to find out.

‘Not Jazz 3′ is TONIGHT at Chris’ Jazz Cafe (1421 Sansom Street) at 8pm. Admission is $10; $5 with student ID.