August 11

Paul Farahvar

Special Event

Paul Farahvar

Chicago based Farahvar delights audiences with his unique, quick witted dry humor, centered on being an aging bachelor and former litigator. After becoming a staple on the Chicago Comedy Scene for a few years, he began touring in 2016, first as a handpicked feature for headliners like Demetri Martin, Jen Kirkman and Gary Gulman, and later as a headliner. With no manager or agent, he managed to build a following in multiple cities, even selling out rooms in Chicago, Denver, Milwaukee, Scottsdale and Tampa in the last year. When he is not headlining he travels with Dusty Slay and Bret Ernst as their hand picked feature.

He was runner up in the Chicago Reader for Best Stand up Comedian in 2021 and was voted "Top 40 Up and Coming Comedians" in 2017. Prior to being a comedian, Farahvar was a trial litigator, earning the "Top 40 under 40" honor among judges and peers in Illinois. He is also the host of the Podcasts SINGLES ONLY! (SWSW 2020, Best Podcast 2021 (Chicago Reader) and was a regular guest host on WGN Radio. He played "Karam Haddad" on NBC's "Chicago Med" in 2017 and his Dry Bar special dropped in April, 2023.
08/11/2024 7:00 PM

Door Time: 6:00 PM

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Chicago based Farahvar delights audiences with his unique, quick witted dry humor, centered on being an aging bachelor and former litigator.  After becoming a staple on the Chicago Comedy Scene for a few years at his home club Laugh Factory, he began touring in 2016, first as a feature for headliners like Jen Kirkman, Demetri Martin and Gary Gulman, and later as a headliner.  With no manager or agent, he managed to build a following in multiple cities, even selling out rooms in Chicago, Rockford, Denver, Milwaukee, Scottsdale, Sarasota and Tampa in the last two years.


He was runner up in the Chicago Reader for Best Stand up Comedian in 2021 and was voted "Top 40 Up and Coming Comedians" in 2017.  Prior to being a comedian, Farahvar was a trial litigator, earning the "Top 40 under 40" honor among judges and peers in Illinois.  His podcast SINGLES ONLY! (SWSW 2020, was voted Best Podcast in 2021 (Chicago Reader) and he was a regular guest host on WGN Radio. He played "Karam Haddad" on NBC's "Chicago Med" in  His Dry Bar special dropped in April, 2023 and his new special with Helium Records dropped on in April, 2024.


As a touring comedian, he utilizes his platform to raise awareness for the Parkinson’s Foundation, a cause very close to his heart. He raised over $10,000 for Parkinsons Foundation in 2022 and thousands of dollars for Autism and Suicide Prevention.  Never one to be complacent, Farahvar continually seeks ways to assert his creative talents as a host, writer and producer and raised $21,000 for Parkinsons Foundation.  In  2024, he began the “Why Are You Awake” Podcast to bring attention to creatives and night owls like himself.

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Chicago based Farahvar delights audiences with his unique, quick witted dry humor, centered on being an aging bachelor and former litigator. After becoming a staple on the Chicago Comedy Scene for a few years, he began touring in 2016, first as a handpicked feature for headliners like Demetri Martin, Jen Kirkman and Gary Gulman, and later as a headliner. With no manager or agent, he managed to build a following in multiple cities, even selling out rooms in Chicago, Denver, Milwaukee, Scottsdale and Tampa in the last year. When he is not headlining he travels with Dusty Slay and Bret Ernst as their hand picked feature.

He was runner up in the Chicago Reader for Best Stand up Comedian in 2021 and was voted "Top 40 Up and Coming Comedians" in 2017. Prior to being a comedian, Farahvar was a trial litigator, earning the "Top 40 under 40" honor among judges and peers in Illinois. He is also the host of the Podcasts SINGLES ONLY! (SWSW 2020, Best Podcast 2021 (Chicago Reader) and was a regular guest host on WGN Radio. He played "Karam Haddad" on NBC's "Chicago Med" in 2017 and his Dry Bar special dropped in April, 2023.