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San Francisco, you’re in for a treat. Greg Barris is bringing the deviant hilarity of the Heart Of Darkness from NYC to SF’s Café Du Nord on Sunday, August 7th!

Backed by live band The Forgiveness, the psychedelic stand-­-up show is a visceral experience, featuring cutting-­-edge comedy, mind-­-expanding music, and a scientifically based spiritual ceremony. ‘Whoa’ is right. In the midst of a five-­-month residency at Brooklyn’s Union Hall, where the likes of Reggie Watts, Jim Gaffigan and Janeane Garofalo have performed on the show to sold-­-out crowds, Barris and his bi-­-coastal community of performing misfits are coming to unite San Francisco audiences on a transcendental trip that combines original music and ridiculous insight into the human experience.

Watch the Heart of Darkness trailer:

This Heart Of Darkness will feature the extraordinary comedic talents of Chris Garcia, Emily Heller and Karl Hess. Heart Of Darkness also features appearances by accomplished thinkers to enlighten the audience on topics ranging from transhumanism to the cosmos, and this show’s featured presenter is Columbia University Ethnomusicologist and composer Alexandre Tannous, who will invite the audience in to the world of microtones through an immersive sound ceremony.

Artist and musician Dima Drjuchin ( heads up the house band, which seduces the audiences into the unique show experience. The Forgiveness is a choreographed element that sets the Heart Of Darkness apart from other shows featuring stand-­-up comedy. Instead of appearing solo, each performer becomes a part of the group sound when they join the band on stage. The band backs each comedian up to add color tot heir stories with original music, thus making the Heart Of Darkness one big seamless collaborative party that leaves the freedom for inspired instances of improvisation as the artists involved weave their work together. As the creator, host and curator, Greg Barris invites audiences to open themselves up to expand their minds and appreciate the absurd and hilarious communal experience.

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