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The Hustle Show: Dads and Grads Edition


It’s June, which means only one thing: You’re trying to find the perfect gift for dads AND grads. Step away from that weird gift card kiosk at Walgreens and catch this month’s Hustle Show instead! Hell, you could even bring your favorite dad/grad and tell them this counts as their gift. What are they gonna do? Complain? You almost bought them an Outback Steakhouse gift card. They should be kissing your feet.

Enjoy all the fun stuff we’ve got planned for you, including:
- Stand-up from Danny Palumbo
- Twitter fun from an opportunistic monster
- Showdowns with reformed mobsters
- Confessions from doomed men
- The darque arts
- And more!

Thursday, June 13th, 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. Only $5. Sometimes shows sell out, sometimes they don’t. Buy advance tickets here to ensure entry.

Starring Jeff Whitaker, Courtney Sevener, Curtis Luciani, Ximena Estrada, Tre Fuentes, Scott Raney, and Sam Malcolm. Hosted by David Jara.

The Hustle Show: Your Summer Safe Place


Ah summer. That glorious time of year when Texas becomes hell on earth. Your only hope for survival is an air conditioned theater. So after you’ve watched Iron Man 3, come down to The Hustle Show‘s May edition. We’ll have brand new stand-up, sketch, games and more.

This month, find sanctuary in the hilarious embrace of:
-Stand-up from Brendan K. O’Grady (Sure Thing) and Chris Tellez (Shit’s Golden).
-The dark world of American-style family restaurants
-Sudden economic collapse
-The master of jungle cats
-And more assorted mayhem

It puts the sunscreen on its skin. Thursday, May 9th, 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. Only $5. Sometimes shows sell out, sometimes they don’t. Advance tickets here ensure entry.

Also, buried down here in paragraph three, this show will Mac’s last new Hustle Show. Come watch him try not to break character and start a Lou Gehrig speech every five minutes. GEEZ! Enough!

Starring Jeff Whitaker, Curtis Luciani, Ximena Estrada, Tre Fuentes, Arian Brumby, and Carlos La Rotta
Hosted by Mac Blake and David Jara.

The Hustle Show: “Oh! Hello!” A Show of One-Person Shows

We’re mixing up our format to bring you, “Oh! Hello!” an hour of just one-person shows. A co-presentation of AUSTIN SKETCH FEST, each piece has to begin with “Oh! Hello! I didn’t see you there!” and end with some life lessons. We also recruited special hilarious guests, the amazing Lance Gilstrap and the glorious sketch team Your Terrific Neighbors.

Here’s what we got:
“An Uncertain Evening with Werner Heisenberg, The Science Guy” by Curtis Luciani
“Cloven: The Seventh Circle Cycle.” By Braden Walker
“People: What a Mess!” by Courtney Hopkin
“Groove is in the Heart” by Sam Malcolm
“Body Slamming Your Demons with Sting (the wrestler)” by Mac Blake
“Brutal Danial’s Scream For Me” by Tre Fuentes
“Video Will” by Jeff Whitaker
“The Black Angel Weeps” by Lance Gilstrap
“Hangin’ with D.B. Cooper” by David Jara
And possibly more!

You’ll be trapped in a comedy theater of emotion! Thursday, April 11th, 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. Only $5. Sometimes shows sell out. Advance tickets here ensure entry.

The Hustle Show: Valentine’s Night Edition


Forget that swingers party you were going to, this Valentine’s day the sexy money is on The Hustle Show, as Austin’s best monthly comedy brings you a new hour (more or less) of awesome sketch, stand-up, games, and more. We’re putting on our romance pants for a Valentine’s Night show featuring:

-Stand-up from LA’s Dave Child (What’s Up Tiger Lilly, Bridgetown Comedy Festival) and Austin’s Duncan Carson (the Laugh Lounge, FunFunFun Fest)
-FREE Get it on sauce (boxed wine)
-Ripping on fish
-Dating games
-Dudes wanting more
-Ladies wanting more
-A sneak peak at World War 3
-And more assorted mayhem.

Put your keys in the bowl upon arrival. Thursday, Feb 14th, 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. Only $5. Sometimes shows sell out, sometimes they don’t. Advance tickets here ensure entry.

Starring Jeff Whitaker, Courtney Sevener, Ximena Estrada, Sam Malcolm, and Scott Raney.
Hosted by Mac Blake and David Jara.

The Hustle Show: Best of Some of the Best

This month, THE HUSTLE SHOW presents a collection of some of our best sketches. We didn’t consider all of our best sketches, just the some we knew you’d like. Look, do you think we’d post the honest face of one Mr. Eric Roberts if this wasn’t going to be a kick ass show? Of course we wouldn’t. It’s like Eric Roberts’s tattoo says, “Old Schoolin’. No Foolin’.”

This show you can expect:
-Stand-up from RALPH HARDESTY
-Haunted food trucks
-Presidential Eros
-The secrets of immortals
-Space basketball movie talk
And more assorted mayhem.

Kiss away our pain this Thursday 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. BYOB and only $5. Sometimes shows sell out, sometimes they don’t. Advance tickets here ensure entry.

Starring Jeff Whitaker, Curtis Luciani, Courtney Sevener, Tre Fuentes, Sam Malcolm, Scott Raney and Elizabeth Osterwisch.
Hosted by Mac Blake and David Jara.

The Hustle Show Christmas Tiger Laff-splosion


Thursday December 13 at 10pm, THE HUSTLE SHOW is celebrating our one-year anniversary with a vaguely Christmas themed show. We’re going to close out the year with a show good enough to give a Mayan a boner. Gross! Here’s what we got for you:
-Stand-up from JOE HAFKEY!
-A live PTA meeting!
-Soft drink cinema!
-References to Air Bud!
-Drunk secrets!
-and more sketch comedy, games, and assorted mayhem.

Be our Air Bro. Thursday 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. BYOB and only $5. Sometimes shows sell out, sometimes they don’t. Advance tickets here ensure entry.

Starring Jeff Whitaker, Curtis Luciani, Tre Fuentes, Sam Malcolm, Ximena Estrada, and Ashley Franks.
Hosted by Mac Blake and David Jara.

The Hustle Show Episode 10: Malibu Nights

Once a month, we Hustlin'
Another festival. A presidential election. Flu season. Your dad keeps calling. Seriously, can’t a dude or a dudette just chill the fuck out for an hour? All we wanna do is go out, maybe drink, maybe don’t, and just get fucked up on laughter. We heard you loud and clear, dummies. THE HUSTLE SHOW, Mascot Weddings’s hit monthly comedy variety show returns to ColdTowne Theater this Thursday. We’ll have stand-up from RYAN COWNIE, sketches from the Hustle Show crew, and some assorted mayhem. Expect:
-Sexual allowances
-Cool weddings
-Erogenous zones
-Childhood mistakes
-Y MUCHO MÁS

Please bro, you must kick it. This Thursday 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. BYOB and only $5. Sometimes shows sell out, sometimes they don’t. Advance tickets ensure entry.

Starring Courtney Sevener, Jeff Whitaker, Scott Raney, Curtis Luciani, Tre Fuentes, Sam Malcolm, Ximena Estrada, and the return of Ashley Franks.
Hosted by Mac Blake and David Jara.

The Hustle Show Episode NEIN!

There’s a reason they call us the Hustle Show, because every month we bust our hilarious butts so you can bust your super-cool guts at an all new hour-long episode at ColdTowne Theater. This month marks our 9th all hustle effort, and it’s a real doozy. Hosted by David Jara, episode 9 includes stand-up from the hilarious Brendan K. O’Grady, a Halloween sketch from super group Midnight Society, as well as:

-Immortals
-Murder Mysteries
-Austin’s newest food trailer
-Loaded Questions
-And more skeches, games, and mayhem.

Starring: Courtney Sevener, Jeff Whittaker, Scott Raney, Tre Fuentes, Sam Malcolm, and (special guest) Elizabeth Osterwisch.
Hosted by David Jara (Mac’s doing stand-up in San Francisco)
Join us this Thursday, 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. Tickets are only $5 and as always, it’s BYOB.

Oh yeah. Buy tickets now! Here they are.

The Hustle Show’s Episode the 8th

Every second Thursday of the month - I'm Hustlin'

The hardest working comedy variety show returns to ColdTowne Theater for its 8th hour-long episode. Join hosts David Jara and Mac Blake as they present to you stand-up, sketch, games, and more. We’re very excited this month as we’ll have stand-up from the super funny Danny Palumbo (FunFunFun Fest, Moontower Comedy Festival), as well as:

-The Mirror Dimension
-A true tale of stand-up comedy
-Trust Falls
-An interview with a comics legend
-A new adventure of old Abraham Lincoln
-And more assorted mayhem!

Starring: Curtis Luciani, Courtney Sevener, Jeff Whittaker, Scott Raney, Tre Fuentes, Ximena Estrada, and Sam Malcolm.
Join us this Thursday, 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. Tickets are only $5 and as always, it’s BYOB.

The Hustle Show Episode 7: Artzenkrafts

Every second Thursday of the month - I'm Hustlin'

Solid Gold Hustle, the Hustle Show’s month long sold-out best-of victory lap, is over. OVAH! So now we gotta get back on our grind. No sweat, my pet (remember that dude who said that?), because THS is dropping an all new episode on your heads this Thursday, August 9, at 10PM at ColdTowne Theater. What are we bringing? Well:

-Stand-up from Mr. Zach Hanes! One of his final Austin Shows before he moves to New York Titty.
-A special appearance by the supremely funny Kerri Lendo!
-New phone apps!
-Film criticism!
-Game show freaky deaks!
-Actual sketching (drawing)!
-The return of DJ Skwurtz!
-A surprise sequel announcement!
-And more mayhem and hustlin’!

As always the show is BYOB. We tend to sell out so consider getting your tickets ahead of time. Like here, follow here, annnnnd enjoy.

Starring Curtis Luciani, Courtney Sevener, Jeff Whitaker, Scott Raney, Tre Fuentes, Sam Malcolm, Ann Potter, Ximena Estrada
Hosted by Mac Blake and David Jara.