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September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Welcome to the the second preliminary round in our 5th Annual Speakeasy Laugh Hard Stand Up Comedy Competition! If you like stand up comedy and like to laugh then you don’t want to miss these shows! We’ve had comedians from as far away as Denver, St. Louis, Chicago, Omaha and all points across the Midwest compete in this month long event.the past four years!

Those competing in this prelim round are….
Ben Friedman – Ankeny, IA
Clara Reynen – Iowa City, IA
Shannon Trimble – Bettendorf, IA
Tyler Meyerhoff – Cedar Falls, IA
Lauren Wood – Davenport, IA
Zach Carr – Brookeville, IL
Wesley Shirley – Cedar Rapids, IA
Jerry Wahl – Breese, IL
Mike Andrales – Davenport, IA
Chris Coffman – Galena, IL
George St. John – Dubuque, IA
Zach Hurt – Davenport, IA
Josh Chuboff – Rolling Meadows, IL
Jen Kuhle – Davenport, IA
Leslie Mitchell – Bettendorf, IA

The top five from this evening will join the top five from our first preliminary round on September 7. Those ten will move onto the finals September 28 to battle it out to see who is selected as the Laugh Hard Champion and wins $1,000.00!! Come cheer on your favorite comic. Audience response is one of the categories the comedians will be judged in so your response matters!

Tickets for this hilarious night of comedy are only $10 in advance and $12 the day of. Tickets can be reserved by calling
309-786-7733, Ext. 2 or online at thecirca21speakeasy.com. Those attending must be 18 or older.

A list of those competing this evening will be posted closer to the date. Comics, you may sign up now at the website and under “upcoming shows.” Entry is $10.


September 14
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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The Speakeasy
1818 3rd Ave
Rock Island, IL 61201 United States
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(309) 786-7733 Ext 307