Comedy Club in Philadelphia New Comedy Club Takes Center Stage In Fishtown – CBS Philly
By Cherri Gregg

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Fillmore in Fishtown has a new neighbor, and it’s all about the laughs.

Located off Canal Street, near Delaware Avenue, Punchline Philly, is the city’s first brand new comedy club in a decade and it’s footsteps away from the Fillmore.

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Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

Photo credit: KYW’s Cherri Gregg

Jason Bray is General Manager for Live Nation’s Clubs & Theaters in Philadelphia and says this new club fits the needs of the city.

“It’s rounding out what we’re looking at as entertainment in Fishtown.”

Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

Photo credit: KYW’s Cherri Gregg

He says the year-long project transformed the former Dry Ice Corporation building into three-hundred seat comedy club, fully equipped with an outdoor patio, two bars, a full kitchen and menu. This is also the first time Live Nation has opened a comedy club outside of California.

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Photo credit: KYW's Cherri Gregg

Photo credit: KYW’s Cherri Gregg

“We had the opportunity to do it from scratch, take everything that we learned and do it right.”

Upcoming line ups include Joe DeRosa and Bill Bellamy. Part of the proceeds of each ticket will also go to Philabundance. Details are at punchlinephilly.com.

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