Stand By Your Band Live!

Brooklyn Podcast Festival presented by Pandora

Stand By Your Band Live!

Tom Thakkar, Tommy McNamara

Sun · January 13, 2019

Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

$7 - $10

This event is 21 and over

About the Brooklyn Podcast Festival


The Brooklyn Podcast Festival is presented by Pandora. WNYC Studios is a media partner of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival.
Launched in 2017, the Brooklyn Podcast Festival is a celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres, the artists who create them, and the community surrounding them. The Festival gives audiences the opportunity to see their favorite podcasts live and a chance to discover new and up and coming shows.


**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.


*Individual performer appearances subject to change without notice.

Stand By Your Band Live!
Stand By Your Band Live!
Tom Thakkar and Tommy McNamara talk about the bands that Pitchfork attacks and your friends make fun of. The comics have on guests who love a band that everyone seems to hate, and together they give that band a fair chance.
Brooklyn Podcast Festival
Brooklyn Podcast Festival
The Brooklyn Podcast Festival is presented by Pandora. WNYC Studios is a media partner of the Brooklyn Podcast Festival.

Launched in 2017, the Brooklyn Podcast Festival is a celebration of innovative, engaging, and informative podcasts of all genres, the artists who create them, and the community surrounding them. The Festival gives audiences the opportunity to see their favorite podcasts live and a chance to discover new and up and coming shows.
Tom Thakkar
Tom Thakkar
Tom Thakkar is a comic living in New York City by way of Bloomington, IN. He is the son of a great lady and some Indian guy he never met. His personal, yet disarmingly silly style led to him winning the Bloomington Comedy Festival, held at the Comedy Attic in Bloomington, IN, and he’s been named one of the Best of the Midwest for Laugh Fest 2015 in Grand Rapids. He’s also been chosen to perform on the main stage at the Limestone Comedy Festival and Cincy Brew Haha Festival. Tom has been featured on Vice, NPR, and PBS, and recently he was named a “Comedian you should know” by Chicago Magazine.
Tom hosts the podcast, “Girls’ Night with Tom Thakkar”, which has gotten rave reviews from listeners all around the country, and it is consistently among the top 50 comedy podcasts on podomatic.com. He’s also been featured on The Todd Glass show and We Know Nothing with Nikki Glaser, Anya Marina, and Phil Hanley.
Tommy McNamara
Tommy McNamara
Tommy McNamara is a New York comedian. He is a Sports Headline Contributor for the Onion and was recently featured on The Comedy Show Show on Seeso. Tommy has performed at respected comedy venues all over the country, including: The Improv in Los Angeles, UCB in both New York and LA, Knitting Factory, The Comedy Attic, Zanies, New York Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club, Up Comedy Club, Second City, Laugh Factory Chicago (where he was a regular), and the Lincoln Lodge (where he was a cast member). Tommy has performed at San Francisco Sketchfest, Oddball Comedy Festival (Chicago winner of Funny Or Die's Road 2 Oddball Tour), Great American Comedy Festival, Devil Cup in NYC, the Crom Comedy Festival,the Comedy Exposition of Chicago, Thunderfest, and the 26th Annual Comedy Festival (AV Club/Onion). His show Tommy McNamara Unplugged sold out venues in both Chicago and New York. He misses you!
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/