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Twilight on the Pier Comedy with Jackie Kashian at Pacific Park, an Evening of Laughs Hosted by Anna Valenzuela

Published on August 22, 2019

Comedians Andre Kelley, Sandro Iocolano, Amy Miller, and Jackie Kashian perform this Wednesday August 21st at Pacific Park’s Seaside Pavilion (located next to the Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf) as part of Twilight on the Pier. Anna Valenzuela hosts an evening of laughs starting at 7:30pm on the Santa Monica Pier.

UPDATE: Watch the FULL video from the evening of 8/21/19 below!

Headliner Jackie Kashian’s current comedy album, I Am Not the Hero of This Story, has been critically acclaimed, and was the #1 comedy album on both iTunes and Amazon! She has two podcasts, The Dork Forest and The Jackie and Laurie Show. You can see Kashian’s stand-up from her performance on Conan on TBS:

Also performing during Twilight on the Pier’s Kick-Off Night is Andre Kelley, who has appeared in Logo’s Outlaugh Festival, and does stand-up performances at The Laugh Factory. Sandro Iocalano is a comedian, actor and writer, best known for the web series Little Italy, a Los Angeles and talk show The Comedy Store Tonight filmed at the World Famous Comedy Store. Comedian Amy Miller will also be performing, who has been seen on the shows “Last Comic Standing” and “Viceland.”


The host for the comedy set for the evening is Anna Valenzuela. She is best known for being on Dress 4 Beasts Comedy Showcase 2016 and Comedy Central’s Roast Battle. Valenzuela has also made an appearance on Fangirling streaming on Nerdist, and is the host of podcasts 12 Questions and Bruja-ja. Here’s a clip of her appearance on Roast Battle 2 on Comedy Central:



This is the first time a full line up of stand-up comedians has been planned for Twilight on the Pier. The comedy stage will be in Pacific Park’s Seaside Pavilion, which is located on the west end of the amusement park next to Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf. The comedy stage is 21+, complete with a beer garden. Doors open around 6PM and goes until about 9pm.


Twilight on the Pier runs every Wednesday evening from August 21st – September 25th. This is a free event with plenty of activities for all guests including live music on the Twilight main stage, fun Instagrammable moments and art throughout the Pier, and more performance art at the west end. Read more about Twilight on the Pier here.

Be sure to plan ahead, read about the extra security checkpoints, and consider taking Metro when coming to Twilight. We have some tips and tricks for planning your evening here.