Even in the best of conditions, it can be difficult to remain alert for more than a few consecutive stand-up acts, so the intermittent palate-cleansing sketches make the punch taste sweeter.
Grab a pint and settle in, (figurative) curtains are at 9pm.
San Diego may be the best-kept secret in the world of stand-up comedy.Often considered little more than a satellite of LA, San Diego is home to its own homespun group of comedians who are just as funny, dedicated, and creative as their compatriots to the north (and mostly better looking, of course).While the city has four full-time comedy clubs, they can be an expensive proposition.The high-ceilinged, gritty music space is an unlikely spot for comedians to spin yarns, but it works.
The last Monday of every month, the Ken' hosts Lights Out, a combination of stand-up and sketch comedy.
When: Every Friday Cost: The Winstons Friday night show is a San Diego comedy institution for a reason.