Mike Gaffney: June 20

Comedian Mike Gaffney grew up on the tough streets of Jersey City, and he used humor as his main social defense (and occasionally, as a weapon). He's overcome addiction and is a father, so those are two of the things you might hear him joke about. 8 p.m. $15-$25. Bridge Street Live, Collinsville. 860-693-9762, 41bridgestreet.com.
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