Los Angeles Nerds! This Week at NerdMelt, 4/25-5/1!

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Wednesday, April 25th at 8:30pm- The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail

Our weekly popular standup show, hosted by Jonah Ray and Kumail Nanjiani, hosts the best standups in the country as well as the amazing acts you haven’t heard of quite yet but should! Plus there’s original art each week, surprise drop-ins, and sometimes a puppy! This week: Rory Scovel, The Sklar Brothers and more!



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Thursday, April 26th at 8pm- RISK! Storytelling Show

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. RISK! Live in LA is hosted by comedians Kumail Nanjiani and Pete Holmes. This month’s theme: “Turning the Tables”

With guests Dylan Brody, Justine Barron, Joe Wengert, and more!

$8 in , $10 at the door


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Friday, April 27th at 8pm- Biloon/Hamilton

Join Michelle Biloon and Jim Hamilton as they record their debut albums for AST records in a night of formidable stand-up comedy. Free admission! Free beer! Special guests! It shalln’t disappoint!



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Saturday, April 28th at 8pm- Keith Apicary’s Keith of Rage Show

With Keith’s documentary Talking Classics on hiatus, Keith Apicary needs to blow off some steam. And sweat! Keith puts on the most high energy, insane chip tunes show to ever live. That makes sense right? GO!



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Sunday, April 29th at 4:30pm (SPECIAL TIME)- Nerdist Writers Panel, Comics and TV Edition!

Spend your Sunday afternoons learning from the best at the Nerdist Writers Panel! Join moderator Ben Blacker as he hosts esteemed panelists discussing topics like different types of writing, how they got started, what inspires them, the business side of writing, and more. This series is a must for any hopeful writer in LA, with a portion of the proceeds going to benefit 826LA.

Scheduled to appear:

Ed Brubaker (Captain America; Criminal)

Len Wein (co-created Wolverine, Swamp Thing, Human Target, MANY more)

Jackson Publick (co-creator, the Venture Bros)



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Sunday, April 29th at 7pm- Matt Mira’s Day Off

Matt Mira of the Nerdist Podcast needs a Day Off, so we decided to give him Sundays at Nerdist Theater. Come watch 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.



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Monday, April 30th at 8pm- Star Dreck

Kumail Nanjiani and Matt Mira are huge Trekkies, but even they have to admit that some of them just don’t hold up. Join them as they introduce you to some of the worst Star Trek episodes in existence, and then proceed to rip them to shreds. With the help of Dana Gould and Jonah Ray, will they boldly go where no fan has gone before?

$8 in , $10 at the door


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Tuesday, May 1st at 8pm- This Show is Your Show with Matt Bennett

This show is more than a show. It’s your show. Join Matt Bennett (“Victorious”, “The Virginity Hit”), Matt Bennett’s friends, and even some special guests, for an hour of music, comedy, interviews, and general Matt Bennett-ness.

$8 in , $10 at the door