Stand-up comedian Costaki is best known for "The Economonologue," a weekly segment on "The Bob & Tom Show," an exposure that has led to Costaki's dream: people deliberately coming to his live performances.

Stand-up comedian Costaki is best known for "The Economonologue," a weekly segment on "The Bob & Tom Show," an exposure that has led to Costaki's dream: people deliberately coming to his live performances.

Costaki will perform at 7 and 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 21-22, at Chadwick's Pub in the Rogue Regency Inn, 2300 Biddle Road, Medford.

Costaki spent time honing his stand-up skills in pizza parlors and bars while he was doing graduate work at the University of Georgia. After he finished his master's degree, he was on the road working as a full-time comic within a year.

Comedian Russell Parker will open the shows. Tickets cost $12 in advance; $15 at the door. Call 770-1234.