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The Purple Onion at Kells

Opened in the 1950s, The Purple Onion has hosted comedy legends such as Bob Newhart, Lenny Bruce, Woody Allen, Phyllis Diller and Richard Pryor. More contemporary stand up heavy-hitters like Robin Williams, Zach Galifianakis and Todd Barry have also performed at the historic comedy venue. In 2012, the club moved around the corner to Kell’s Irish Pub, keeping the speakeasy charm of an underground comedy club. Now featuring the best new talent comedy showcases in the Bay Area. Shows start at 8:30pm every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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