Comedy returns to Sonoma

This is an 18+ show.|

Torio Van Grol returns to Sonoma for a night of stand-up comedy at Murphy's Irish Bar on Thursday, Aug. 1.

Torio is a San Francisco-based comic who, in 2016, was named as one of the Bay Area's best stand-up comedians by SFist and won 'Best Joke of 2015' in the blog Courting Comedy.

He has performed at SF Sketchfest for the past five years, as well as at other comedy festivals including Comedy Central's Cluster Fest.

Van Grol will be joined by Los Angeles-based comedian Emily Catalano, who has performed at SF Sketchfest, Outside Lands and Limestone Comedy Festival, opening for comedians such as Sarah Silverman, Tig Totaro and Michelle Wolf.

The show starts at 8 p.m. at Murphy's at 464 First St. E. Tickets are $10 at This is an 18 and older show.

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