Cal Shakes Will Host “Good Medicine,” a Native Lead Comedy Night

Good Medicine

California Shakespeare Theatre announces Good Medicine: A Night of Live Native Stand-Up on July 8.  For the third year, the best and brightest of North America’s Native comedy scene will take the stage at the Bruns Amphitheater.

Hosted by Good Medicine founder and Oakland-based Native Comedian Jackie Keliiaa, the night will include comics from across the United States and Canada including Jana Schmieding, Brian Bahe, Larry Omaha, and Dakota Ray Hebert.

In addition to a night of laughs, the event includes a Native artisan market featuring art, jewelry and apparel from Native-owned vendors Braven Saige Eagle, Kirbear Yurok Designs, Where The Land Meets the Sky Studio and Turquoise Hogan Creations, as well as food at the Cal Shakes’ Cafe. The evening will finish with a dance party hosted by DJ Interval, featuring a multi-generational gathering with a mix of hits from Native bands, such as Redbone and The Halluci Nation, and East Bay artists like Tower of Power and Tony! Toni! Toné.   

Good Medicine: A Night of Live Native Stand-Up at Bruns Amphitheater on July 8, 2023 at 6 p.m. Tickets $25–40.