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JEN KIRKMAN with Adam DeLong

  • The Cedar Cultural Center 416 Cedar Avenue South Minneapolis, MN, 55454 United States (map)

First Avenue Presents

JEN KIRKMAN with Adam DeLong

Saturday, August 10th, 2019 / Doors: 7:00 PM / Show: 8:00 PM

All Ages

$25 General Admission

Exclusive post-show meet-and-greet with Jen Kirkman with the purchase of one of her books at the show! This is a seated show. General Admission tickets are available through First Avenue online (click the "Buy Tickets" button below), at Electric Fetus, and The Cedar during shows.

Jen Kirkman’s two books,  I Can Barely Take Care of Myself  and  I Know What I’m Doing

Jen Kirkman’s two books, I Can Barely Take Care of Myself and I Know What I’m Doing

Her act has the feel of that wonderful moment at the end of a party when you are left alone to gossip with your best friend about the horrible and ridiculous things that just went on. Though delivered in an effortless conversational style, her comedy has the meticulous detail that can come only from repetition and experience.
— The New York Times

JEN KIRKMAN

Jen Kirkman is back in town with an hour that you haven’t already seen on Netflix!

You know Jen from Chelsea Lately, @Midnight, Conan, The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, her NY Times Bestselling books, her critically acclaimed Netflix specials “I’m Gonna Die Alone” and “Just Keep Livin’?”. Jen is a writer on the Emmy and Golden Globe award winning Amazon show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

Comedian Jen Kirkman doing a stand up routine

ABOUT Adam DeLong

Adam DeLong says comedy always had a strong presence in his life. To escape the frequent bullying he faced as a child, DeLong turned to comedy. “Television and comedy were totally the escape until I came out of the awkward childhood/teenager shell and blossomed into the awkward early-to-mid-20s phase… yeah, that awkward is just there to stay,” DeLong says. “I started doing stand-up in the Twin Cities with the Funniest Person Competition at Acme and a few open mic nights here and there about seven or eight years ago.”

Back then, DeLong says there weren’t nearly as many comedy nights around the cities as there are now, and as a bartender at the time, he often worked nights, which is when the few open mic nights obviously took place. [...] DeLong currently runs Stand Up St. Paul, which has shows at The Amsterdam Bar and Hall and the Turf Club.

VISIT ADAM DELONG’S PROFILE ON FIRST AVENUE’S WEBSITE

Adam DeLong performing stand up comedy courtesy of Aimless Television’s YouTube channel.

Earlier Event: August 9
BREWER & SHIPLEY with Vicky Emerson
Later Event: August 14
TUXEDO