The Riot

A Standup Comedy Show Sprinkled with Variety

A Standup Comedy Show Sprinkled with Variety

A Standup Comedy Show Sprinkled with Variety A Standup Comedy Show Sprinkled with Variety

A Stand-up Comedy Show Experience

Hosted by comedians Brian Gendron & Haris Sayani in the newly renovated Comedy Room upstairs at Rudyard's.  


Each show we bring you a line-up of the funniest stand-up comedians and sprinkle in a little variety including burlesque, magic, sketch, improv, music, drag making each show a unique fun experience. We will run drink and food specials so it's a great spot for a fun date or to meetup with friends!

Upcoming Shows - Season 1

No upcoming events.

About the Hosts

image43

Haris Sayani

Brian Gendron

Brian Gendron

 Haris Sayani, a native Houstonian turned standup comic, can be seen on local comedy shows around the Houston area. He has also performed around Texas and was a semi-finalist in Funniest Comic in Texas (FCiT) and Laugh Town's Funniest. He host a weekly show, Hump Night, and an open mic, Speedball, at The Secret Group in EaDo.  


His act revolves around personal stories, absurd humor and historical inconsistencies at a rapid fire rate. When he's not performing around the city, he's working hard to help his dog, Sammy, break into Hollywood. 

image44

Brian Gendron

Brian Gendron

Brian Gendron

 Brian is an award-winning business, community leader, and stand-up comedian. He regularly performs on comedy shows around Houston and has performed in cities across the country including Boston, New York, Baltimore, Dallas, and New Orleans.  Brian produces a bi-annual charity comedy show called Haha for Hope that has raised over $12,000.00 for children related causes.


Brian's comedy accolades include 2019 Funniest Comic in Texas (FCiT) Semi-Finalist and winner of the 2019 Katy Comedy Contest.  Brian has been recognized as a 2018 Houston Business Journal 40 Under 40,

Contact Us

Send Message

Please submit any booking inquiries via email. be sure to include bio/video/avails. We are looking for variety acts and standup headliners who can run a 30-45 minute set.