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This Week at NerdMelt Showroom: Mo Welch, Auntie Sara, Booze Cruise, and more!

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Another week, another dollar…wait, that’s not it. Another week, another week of ah-maze-ing shows at NerdMelt Showroom at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles. Yeah. Yeah. That’s it. This week promises to be a great one, with the return of the Mo Show, Auntie Sara’s Family Hour, and the always awesome Booze Cruise. Sweet.

April 20th at 8pm it’s The Mo Show with Mo Welch!

Mo Show NerdMelt Showroom

The Mo Show is an hour long evening chat show packed with stand up comedy, guests and videos. This month host Mo Welch, sidekicked by Jet Eveleth, welcome special guests: Neal Brennan (creator of Chappelle’s Show, Comedy Central), Ricky Carmona (host of MaxFun’s Wham Bam Pow!), Mollie Merkel (UCB, Annoyance), and Lucas Neff (Fox’s Raising Hope). More info at:

Online in advance or $10 at the door.

April 21st at 5pm it’s Nerdist Writer’s Panel!

Nerdist Writers Panel NerdMelt Showroom

The Nerdist Writers Panel series is an informal chat moderated by Ben Blacker (co-creator of The Thrilling Adventure Hour; writer for Supah Ninjas, Supernatural, among others) with professional writersabout the process and business of writing. Covering TV, film, comic books, music, novels, and any other kind of writing about which you care to hear. April 21st guests will include: Carlton Cuse (Bates Motel, Lost, The Strain), Mike Schur (co-creator, Parks & Recreation), JJ Philbin (New Girl, The OC, Dead Like Me), and more guests to be announced!

The line-up is subject to change. And as always, proceeds from the live panels benefit 826LA, the national non-profit tutoring program.


April 21st at 7pm it’s Nerdist Open Mic!

nerdmeltopenmic NerdMelt Showroom

Come watch Matt Mira and Paul Cibis host this comedy free-for-all. You’ll see brand new comics, comics you know and love trying out new material (Chris Hardwick and Kumail Nanjiani are frequent drop ins), and the magic that is live comedy.


April 22nd at 8pm it’s Harmontown!

Harmontown NerdMelt Showroom

What is Harmontown? It’s awesome. It’s unique. It’s one of a kind. It’s something only Dan Harmon (creator of Community and the upcoming Rick and Morty) and Jeff B. Davis (Whose Line is it Anyway) can do. It’s a different show every time and it’s every week. Lucky us! Playing Dungeons and Dragons? It’s happened. Dan Harmon freestyle rapping? Yup, that too. Calling Chevy Chase from stage? Happened… more than once. A celebrity guest? Allison Brie, Donald Glover, and Gillian Jacobs among others have all stopped in. Getting super personal with an intimate audience? Always. It’s Harmontown. It’s awesome. It’s unique. Don’t miss a single week.


April 23rd at 8pm it’s Auntie Sara’s Family Hour!

Aunti Sara Family Hour NerdMelt Showroom

Auntie Sara’s Family Hour is a hilarious variety show presented by Sara Benincasa (host of Gettin’ Wet With Sara B. and best-selling author of Agorafabulous!: Dispatches from My Bedroom) where your favorite comedians — as well as other humans beings — reveal true, dark, effed-up secrets about their families. Fun times for all! AND WITH FREE COOKIES!!!

April’s lineup features Tom Sibley, James Fritz, Benari Poulten, Annie Mebane, Joselyn Hughes, Brent Sullivan, and H. Alan Scott!

Online in advance or $10 at the door.

April 24th at 8:30pm it’s The Meltdown Show with Jonah and Kumail!

Meltdown NerdMelt Showroom

Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani helm the good ship Meltdown every single Wednesday, to host the show that’s been named one of the best live shows in LA by LA Weekly, Splitsider, and more. At The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail, you’ll see some of the biggest comics, up and coming acts just before they get famous, and as always, surprise drop-ins that will knock your socks off.


April 25th at 9pm it’s RISK! Storytelling Show!

RISK NerdMelt Showroom

RISK! is the show where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share in public. Stories they’d normally only tell to close friends. At the RISK! live shows, the brightest stars of TV, film and literature drop their usual act and show a side of themselves you’ve never seen before.

April’s theme of “Greed” will be touched upon by these amazing storytellers: Beowulf JonesFaye LanePaul Cibis, Lauren Koch, and Moses Storm!

Online in advance or $10 at the door.

April 26th at 9pm it’s Booze Cruise: Speed 2: Booze Control!

Booze Cruise NerdMelt Showroom

All Hams On Deck! Come sail the high seas as a passenger on Booze Cruise! Ken Shultz (Brad Gage of Family Sandwich, SketchMelt, AFV XD) hosts the ship’s comedy variety show hour featuring an eclectic drunken meld of stand-up, sketch, music and more! This month join Josh Fadem, Dan Telfer, Jake Weisman, Moses Storm, music from Sadie and the Blue-Eyed Devils, and more as they take you on an action-adventure into the depths of the Caribbean.

Written and Produced by NerdMelt’s own Aaron Baker, Brad Gage, Eric Lombart, and Drew Spears.


Thank you all so much for your continued support of the showroom. Follow us on Twitter and track us on our blog for more info about any of these shows!

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