Upcoming Dates

Saturday, June 1st, 2019

people doing things. - 7:30 pm
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028 [map]
Price: $5.00 at the door

 

Rick & Laura Hall.  Matt Baram & Naomi Snieckus.  4 Second City Alumni. 2 comedy couples. 1 couple from Chicago. 1 couple from Toronto. These wizards of long term relationships and long form improv will dazzle with their unique brand of All Form Montage.

Friday, June 7th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00-9:00pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free - all ages

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

Family Camp
52500 Temecula Road
Idyllwild, CA 92549 [map]

 

Family Camp is so much fun!  Art, music, theater and more up in the beautiful mountains.

Wednesday, July 10th, 2019

Music Improv Workshop - TBD
111 W Campbell St
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-2121 [map]
Price: TBD

  

Laura & I will teach an Intro to Music Improv Workshop, open to the public.  Sign up quick, last year we sold out!

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes in Concert - 7:00pm
502 S. Spring St.
Springfield, IL [map]
Price: $10, $8 for members & kids

   

The Sweet Potatoes are so excited to be part of this concert series in this lovely museum. We're returning to our midwestern roots!

Friday, July 12th, 2019

Copper Stills & Mash
The Sweet Potatoes
430 N. Main St.
Carrollton, IL 62016 [map]

    

Unfortunately, we've had to cancel this show.  We'll see you next time!

Saturday, July 13th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes in Concert - 7:30 pm
111 W Campbell St
Arlington Heights, IL 60005
(847) 577-2121 [map]
Price: $30.00 for reserved seating, $35.00 for cabaret seating

   

We so excited to be returning to this gorgeous venue, not far from where Laura grew up outside Chicago! This is a beautiful listening room, a perfect setting for The Sweet Potatoes.

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00pm
206 South Main Street
Avon, IL 61415
309-465-3831 [map]
Price: free, a love offering will be taken

   

We're thrilled to be going back to this warm, friendly church.

Sunday, July 14th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 2:00-4:00pm
3001 W. Grand Parkway
Peoria, IL 61615
309-497-2100 [map]
Price: free - all ages

Sunday, July 28th, 2019

Music Improv Workshop - 3:00-6:00
211 S. East St.
Crown Point, IN 46307 [map]

   

Join in the fun of our Music Improv Workshop

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

Music Improv Workshops
1428 Post Alley
Seattle, WA 98101
(206) 587-2414 [map]

   

We'll be teaching two Music Improv Workshops and then sitting in with a house team.  Go to their website for more info, tickets, etc. 

Saturday, October 26th, 2019

Music Improv Workshops & Show
3244 E. Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716 [map]

   

We'll be teaching and performing with our pals in Tucson. More info to come, or visit their website 

Sunday, October 27th, 2019

Music Improv Workshops & Show
3244 E. Speedway Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85716 [map]

   

We'll be teaching and performing with our pals in Tucson. More info to come, or visit their website 

Friday, November 1st, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00-9:00pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free - all ages

Friday, November 8th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:30 pm
190 N Reino Rd
Newbury Park, CA 91320 [map]
Price: $10

  

This is a great listening room.  They request adults only, no kids.

Past Dates

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Music Improv Workshop & Showcase - 2-5 workshop, 7-8 showcase
1122 Central Ave.
Wilmette, IL 60091 [map]
Price: $75

   

Laura & I will teach a Music Improv Workshop open to all levels.  Then the students get to perform in a showcase for friends and family, to show off their new skills!

Sunday, May 12th, 2019

StoryTime - 7:00 pm
10900 Burbank Blvd
N. Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 763-5990 [map]
Price: $12

I will be sharing the stage with some amazing storytellers. Since it's Mother's Day, I figured I would tell a story about my mom, the woman who would never throw out food no matter how bad it got.  "Don't toss out that cottage cheese.  I have a recipe that calls for moldy cottage cheese.""

Sunday, May 12th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes Mother's Day Show - Doors open at 3:00, we play at 3:45
2620 East Foothill Boulevard
Pasadena, CA 91107 [map]
Price: $20 in advance/$25 at the door

  

This is a beautiful winery and listening room. They donate $5 from each bottle sold to MusiCares – a charity that gives critical assistance to musicians in times of need.

   

The Sweet Potatoes will open for a fantastic band, Whitherward.  It should be a fine evening of music and wine!

Save $5 by ordering tickets in advance

Saturday, May 4th, 2019

Immediate Theater - 8-9pm
3815 Sawtelle Blve
Culver City, CA 90066
310-622-2046 [map]
Price: $12

I will be Improving with top notch veterans from IO, Groundlings and Second City. Stay after the show and hang out with the cast in the Wine Garden.

Friday, May 3rd, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00-9:00pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free - all ages

Saturday, April 27th, 2019

people doing things. - 7:30 pm
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028 [map]
Price: $5.00 at the door

  

Rick & Laura Hall.  Matt Baram & Naomi Snieckus.  4 Second City Alumni. 2 comedy couples. 1 couple from Chicago. 1 couple from Toronto. These wizards of long term relationships and long form improv will dazzle with their unique brand of All Form Montage.

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

Storytelling - 7:30-9:00
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, Ca 91607 [map]
Price: $5

Sunday, April 14th, 2019

Music Improv Workshop - 2:00-5:00
5225 NE Martin Luther King
Portland, OR 97211
503-477-9477 [map]
Price: $50

 

Laura & I will teach an all levels Music Improv Workshop in beautiful Portland

Saturday, April 13th, 2019

Music Improv Workshop
Portland, OR 97219 [map]

  

For students in the Lewis & Clark theater department.

Wednesday, April 10th, 2019

Storytelling - 7:30-9pm
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, Ca 91607 [map]
Price: $5

I will be telling a story about my first kiss on the church bus with my youth group, The God Squad.

Sunday, April 7th, 2019

Two Music Improv Workshops - 10am-1pm & 2pm-5pm
3815 Sawtelle Blve
Culver City, CA 90066
310-622-2046 [map]
Price: $55

 

Laura & I hardly ever teach Music Improv Workshops here in Los Angeles, so we decided to finally do one!  Open to all levels.  For more information about our workshop, click here, or send Laura an email if you have any questions.  Or CLICK HERE to register.  The afternoon workshop is almost sold out so we added a morning session.

Friday, April 5th, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00-9:00pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free!

Saturday, March 30th, 2019

people doing things. - 9:00 pm
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028 [map]
Price: $5.00 at the door

  

I'll be doing an All Form Montage with Laura, Matt Baram and Ron West as part of an evening of long form.

 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

Off My Head - Storytelling - 7:30
2029 N. Lake
Altadena, CA 91001
626.639-8558 [map]
Price: $15

This show will sell out so get your tickets ASAP.  I am one of the seven fine storytellers for the evening.  I'll be telling a story about the time I volunteered to do some handyman work at my daughter's middle school and almost shut down the entire dance academy.

Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Storytelling - 7:30
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, Ca 91607 [map]
Price: $5.00

I'll either be telling one of my favorite stories from "Pigboy" or a new story about my first kiss.

Tuesday, March 5th, 2019

Intro to Music Improv Workshop - 7:00-9:00pm
5757 Wilshire Blvd
LA, CA 90036 [map]
Price: free to SAG-AFTRA members

  

Part of the NextGen series, this workshop is a fun, easy way to get a taste of musical improv.  Only open to SAG-AFTRA union members.

Friday, March 1st, 2019

Sweet Potatoes - 7-9pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free - all ages

Wednesday, February 27th, 2019

Storytelling - 7:30
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, Ca 91607 [map]
Price: $5.00

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

Storytelling - 7:30
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, Ca 91607 [map]
Price: $5.00

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

Storytelling - 7:30
5302 Laurel Canyon Blvd
Valley Village, Ca 91607 [map]
Price: $5.00

Friday, February 1st, 2019

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00-9:00pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free - all ages

Saturday, January 19th, 2019

people doing things. - 7:30 pm
6560 Hollywood Blvd
Hollywood, CA 90028 [map]
Price: $5.00 at the door

   

Rick & Laura Hall.  Matt Baram & Naomi Snieckus.  4 Second City Alumni. 2 comedy couples. 1 couple from Chicago. 1 couple from Toronto. These wizards of long term relationships and long form improv will dazzle with their unique brand of All Form Montage.

Saturday, November 17th, 2018

Anniversary Party - 4:00-5:30
3083 N. Lima Street
Burbank, CA 91504
818.861.716 [map]
Price: free!

  

The Sweet Potatoes will be part of the anniversary celebration of this local brew house.  Try one of their tasty beers!

Sunday, November 4th, 2018

Church Service & Concert - 11:00 & 2:00
442 Central Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950
(831) 372-0363 [map]
Price: free, a love offering will be taken

  

The Sweet Potatoes will play in the morning service at 11:00, and I'll tell my Preacher story.  Then at 2:00 we'll do a concert in their beautiful sanctuary.  All are welcome to both.  Pastor Dan Paul may sit in with us...

 

Saturday, November 3rd, 2018

Fiddling Cricket & Canyon Acoustic Society Concerts - doors open at 7:00, show aqt 7:30
4640 Soquel Dr
Soquel, CA 95073
408-499-9441 [map]
Price: $15 in advance, $18 at the door

 

The Sweet Potatoes are so excited to be playing this concert series, a new one for us!

Friday, November 2nd, 2018

The Sweet Potatoes - 7:00-9:00pm
11118 Magnolia
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(818) 308-7990 [map]
Price: free!