Comedians from all over LA come together to show off their stand up skills. Sit back relax enjoy a drink and some delicious food while you get your laugh on!
Host/MC Darren Carter SHOWTIME SPECIAL, THE TONIGHT SHOW, CHELSEA LATELY
Showtime Special, "That Ginger's Crazy", Chelsea Lately and The Tonight Show. Listen to the Dick and Darren Show available on iTunes, DarrenCarter.com and here this week! WEBSITE | BOOK
Comedian John Crist LIVE AT GOTHAM, USO COMEDY TOUR, ROADHARD MOVIE, BOB AND TOM SHOW,
Fresh off a tour schedule of over 275 shows in 2013, award-winning standup comedian John Crist started 2014 with his first television appearance on Live at Gotham. Crist´s edgy, yet clean comedy comes highly touted as a Denver finalist of the 2013 Comedy Central´s Up Next Comedy Competition and winner of the 2012 Denver Improv´s Got Laughs Competition. In addition to several recent appearances on the Bob and Tom Show, Crist had the recent honor of performing on a USO Comedy Tour for the Troops in Kuwait. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Kellen Erskine was featured on season 7 of NBC's America's Got Talent. His jokes have appeared in many publications including the Reader's Digest. Kellen has been a finalist of both the San Francisco International Comedy Competition and the Great American Comedy Festival. This year he performed at the prestigious Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon. Kellen tours with Frank Caliendo of FOX's NFL Sunday. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Abhay Nadkarni is a comedian from India that resides in San Francisco. His act is an eclectic mix of experiences in the US, India and elsewhere. He hosts his own show in San Francisco called Comic Confessions. His Festival credits include the SLO Comedy Festival, 2013 and this year he can be seen at the Burbank and Ventura Comedy Festivals. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Taylor Tomlinson THE COMEDY STORE, SAN DIEGO COMEDY FESTIVAL, MADHOUSE COMEDY CLUB
Taylor Tomlinson started doing stand up comedy when she was just sixteen years old. Since then, she has performed at comedy clubs, churches, schools, coffee shops, and other questionable, rented spaces around Southern California, opening for headliners like Karen Rontowski, Dat Phan and Michael Jr. She has appeared on UT-TV, JCTV, TBN, and been involved in benefits for programs such as Breaking Chains, The Eden Project, and various other fundraising events. She is currently pursuing a degree in Communication so she has a rock solid back-up plan to stand up comedy. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Spencer James is from Denver, CO. Last year he was a semi-finalist at the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas and just became a finalist in the Clean Comedy Competition in The Great American Comedy Festival 2013. He also just recorded his first comedy album at Zanies Comedy Club in Chicago. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Ashley Bez WRITER AT SOMEECARDS, SHEDOT COMEDY FESTIVAL,
When I was five years old I told my uncle to stop farting or he was going to lose his wife and friends and he told me I was quite the little comedian so I guess he was right but he never stopped farting. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Kevin Harper OPENED FOR JASON COLLINGS, OPENED FOR DILLON GARCIA,
Kevin invites you to experience the world as he sees it. His material represents concept humor at its best and it is not hard to see why he is considered one of the best joke writers around. He engages and entertains audiences with a blend of clever one-liners and personal stories. His unique style of comedy and rare sense of timing make him one of today´s most exceptional performers. Kevin expresses himself with an articulate and unassuming personality. From self-deprecation to social commentary, he leaves no area unexplored. He draws on his experiences from childhood to college life and breaks down the complexity of relationships in a way that resonates with audiences. Kevin embraces the irony in life, challenges the norm, and speaks with a refreshing sincerity. His unique take on universal themes is one of the reasons you must see him. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Brandon Vestal LAST COMIC STANDING, XM/SIRIUS RADIO, BOB & TOM SHOW, LAUGHING SKULL FESTIVAL,
Brandon Vestal's comedy has been referred to as "extremely powerful" and it´s been used by thousands to make the world a better place. Some examples include FEMA handing out Brandon's comedy CD instead of water and shelter. Adrian Peterson leaned on Brandon's comedy while rehabbing his knee through the 2011 football season. In the final version of the senate health care bill Brandon's comedy replaced the "public option" as a way to insure the uninsured. It was just announced that BP is using Brandon´s comedy to soak up the oil they spilled in the Gulf. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Will Vought BONES, WILFRED, THE GOOD WIFE , LOVE BITES, LIPSTICK JUNGLE
Will Vought has worked for Conan O'Brien and The White House. He's opened for Paul Reiser, Kevin Nealon and this year has been seen recurring on CBS's THE GOOD WIFE, WILFRED on FX, and will be guest starring on BONES this fall on Fox. BOOK
Comedian Erikka Innes SIRUS/XM LAUGH ATTACK, NEW YORK POST, SMELLS LIKE NERD SPIRIT, SEX WITH NERDS, WASHINGTON TIMES
Erikka Innes is your best friend´s little sister all grown up. Her smart, insightful comedy combined with her charming innocence masks a dark, biting undertone that celebrates the nerd in all of us. She is a nationally touring comedian and award-winning writer. Her twitter handle @nerdgirlcomedy is recommended by the San Francisco Weekly as a top choice to follow if you like to laugh. Erikka is a regular at Flapper´s Comedy and can be heard often on the Sirius/XM Laugh Attack program "Get off My Lawn." She also co-hosts the popular internet radio show "Grand Theft Audio" on RadioTitans.com on Monday mornings. Her recent concert special "Smells Like Nerd Spirit" was released as an album and DVD. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Justin Foster FOSTER THE PODCAST, FRESH FACES, \"SINNERS AND SAINTS\", \"SAVING MR. BANKS\", UNCLE CLYDE'S FINALIST
Texas native now living in Hollywood, Justin Foster's quick wit, hilarious stories, and personal material leaves him an audience favorite night after night WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Kira Soltanovich THE JAY LENO SHOW, TONIGHT SHOW W JAY LENO, SHOWTIME'S HOT TAMALES , GIRLS BEHAVING BADLY, EAT THE CLOCK
Born in the former Soviet Union, and raised by immigrant parents in San Francisco, Kira Soltanovich has plenty to laugh about. "Like most kids, my parents took me to Disneyland …not for the rides, for the lines. They assumed there´d be food at the end of them."
And whether it's stand-up comedy, sketch, hidden camera or improv, Kira keeps nightclub and television audiences laughing. A Series Regular for four seasons on the Oxygen and Nationally syndicated show, Girls Behaving Badly, Kira has also appeared on such shows as Jimmy Kimmel Live, 3rd Rock From The Sun, and in a sketch on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. She recently hosted a pilot called "Box Seat" with Dennis Rodman, Jose Conseco and Jenny McCarthy. WEBSITE | | MYSPACE |
Comedian Marvin Lee BELLAGIO LAS VEGAS, MONTE CARLO LAS VEGAS, HARD ROCK CASINO VEGAS, HARRAH'S NEW ORLEANS, #1 COMIC IN 4 MARKETS
Life can be interesting growing up in a bi-racial household in the deep South but also full of laughs.Marvin Lee has been mistaken for every minority living in the U.S. to the final conclusion of "What are you?".... Hilarious is the answer. In school, Marvin became the unofficial ambassador between all the races. This could have been a noble calling if Marvin didn't enjoy screwing with people´s heads, and if he could get a good laugh out of it at the same time...so be it. Marvin Lee´s unique view of the world coupled with his high energy, down to earth smart alec style, allows him to take several familiar subjects and twist them to his style of thinking forcing his audience to learn something about each other and hopefully, themselves. In the end you will leave knowing EXACTLY what to call Marvin Lee... F-U-N-N-Y. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Michael Malone THE BOB AND TOM SHOW, XM RADIO, THE CW, 2012 SICC WINNER, WGN
His CD is #3 on the iTunes Comedy charts but he is #1 in America's Heart. Download it today! WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Curtis Taylor 3rd THE PURPLE ONION IN SF, SAN JOSE IMPROV , BONKERS IN DAYTONA BEACH , COBBS IN SAN FRANCISCO , COMEDY STORE IN HOLLYWOOD
Everybody got story to tell And mine... Can only be told on stage WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Dale Jones NBC'S LAST COMIC STANDING, SIRUSXM RADIO, TBS - THE VERY FUNNY SHOW
With 21 years in the making, Dale accentuates his machine gun style delivery with a healthy dose of animated faces and then combines that with quick improvisations and well placed physical comedy. Basically he leaves the audience wishing they had his energy. In fact, forget "high energy"-- this guy is just plain nuts. His shows are always a night you won't soon forget. In addition to his training at the world renowned Second City and numerous television appearances, Dale has performed at countless colleges, corporate functions, cruise ships and comedy festivals. Pretty much any place that starts with the letter "C". WEBSITE | | BOOK
James P. Connolly is a stand up comedian and radio/TV host known for his playful, confident style and unique sense of humor.
In addition to having appeared on Comedy Central and HBO, James hosted VH1´s "Movie Obsessions" and more recently "Live From Here" on XM Radio for National Lampoon. He is recognized across the country as one of the most played comedians on the Sirius XM Comedy Channels and is a frequent guest on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Radio Show. James has also made multiple trips overseas to entertain the troops.
His latest CD "The Master Plan" debuted to rave reviews on XM Radio´s Comedy Concert Series and has been called "captivating" and "laced with intelligent humor, edgy opinions" and "leaves them (the crowd) hanging on his every word!"
James also wants you to know you he has a very manly voice. WEBSITE | | BOOK