UNCLE CLYDE´S COMEDY CONTEST - is LA's Longest Running Comedy Contest, and you pick the winners. . There are eight preliminary rounds. In each preliminary round, 10 comics performs a five-minute set. A special guest performer or group is invited to perform at "Half Time" and at "Math Time" (the end of the show while the votes are being tallied). The 1st place winner receives $101.00 Cash Prize, 2nd place receives a $50.00 gift card from Flappers Comedy Club or from another location, and 3rd place gets a Clyde´s traditional Huge Side of French Fries. The top two finishers will be invited to perform in the Soup-Or-Bowl finals. Each Soup-Or-Bowl Audience Vote winner will receive $500.00 cash and the Judges Vote will receive a Professional Gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant. Second place wins a $50 gift card, and third place wins a huge side of fries. (As an added feature to the contest, Flappers will be adding an online voting component via Facebook (TBD). **The producers reserve the right to manage contestants in any way possible or to control placement of contestents in any and all ways possible.**
The Top Two finishers from each Soup-Or-Bowl Finals, (as well as the online winner and/or judges wildcard winner - TBD), will be invited back at the end of the year to participate in Clyde´s Playoff Week a run of 3 shows held at Flappers Comedy Club Mainroom Dec 16th 17th and 18th, 2014. First place in each playoff round will win $101, second place will win a $50 gift card, and third place will win a giant side of fries. The top three performers from each playoff round will be invited to perform in The Clyde´s Cup to be held on Jan 7th 2015 at 8pm in which ONE winner will win the title of Clyde's Cup, their name on a huge Trophy, along with a $2000 Cash Grand Prize, a professional gig at Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant.. We have Celebrity Judges lined up from Comedy Central, Princess Cruises, Flappers Comedy Club, Comedy Festivals, MySpace Comedy, National Lampoon, and many more. Previous Winners have included Bil Dwyer, Bobbie Oliver, Randall Park, Samuel J Comroe, Keon Polee, Quinn Dahle and many more.
Host/MC Erik Escobar NBC'S LAST COMIC STANDING, VH1'S WALK OF SHAME, FOOD NETWORK
If you like husky Mexipinos and poop jokes, you´ll love Erik Escobar. He currently does stand up comedying at colleges and clubs all throughout the US both individually and with The Almost Asian Comedy Tour. Described as the tall, dark, and awkward voice of the millennials, this is one act you do not want to miss. Erik can also be seen weekly at The Improv Space Theatre performing with The 400 Cat and is a company member at ComedySportz LA. He is a writer for ISA TV's The Weekly Rewind and The upcoming television show, PAYBACK! He is the producer and host of Escobar Evenings at Flappers Comedy Club with credits from NBC's Last Comic Standing, The Next Food Network Star, Comedy Central and more. WEBSITE | BOOK
Coming from humble beginnings as a stable-boy on a Furby« farm in Kansas, Josh Wilmarth always knew he was destined for okayness. It wasn't until his admittance into the ComedySportz High School League when his love for performing comedy was furnished [and i mean fully furnished, with an ottoman and everything]. After high school he was assimilated into the uber-elite independent improv group, Atomic Bomb Comedy, where he truly blossomed into his niche not only as a performer, but also as a producer of short comedy videos. These days he can be seen trying his hand at stand-up comedy, performing alongside such reputable names as Lenny Bruce, Red Skeleton, and Jerry Seinfeld [at least, that's what they said their names were]. Don't hate. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Jacob Nash FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, THE COMEDY STORE, COMEDY SPORTZ LA
Although I'm barely old enough to watch live comedy shows, let alone perform in them, I love writing and watching all forms of comedy, and I'm really hoping to make a carrer out of silliness. BOOK
Comedian Kevin Peter Hickerson THE COMEDY STORE, STAND UP NY, ICE HOUSE, WHY DIDN'T THEY LAUGH?, PROBABLY SCIENCE
With a PhD in nuclear physics, Kevin Peter Hickerson takes on a nerdy, irreverent twist to society, marriage and fatherhood. When he's not smashing atoms, Kevin performs at clubs around the country. He's been hosted on "Science Jerks", "Probably Science" and Owen Benjamin's "Why Didn't they Laugh?" podcasts. He has also appeared in the cult film "The PHD Movie" based on the popular web comic series, the short film "Inventors" with John Larroquette and even works on giving movies like the blockbuster "Thor" scientific street cred. WEBSITE | | BOOK
Comedian Brian Crow FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, THE COMEDY STORE, HELIUM PORTLAND, LAUGHING SKULL ATLANTA, IMPROV ARLINGTON TX
"DUDE!....You made me spit out my beer!!"
That´s the kind of response that happens when Brian Crow does Stand Up Comedy. With influences ranging from George Carlin & Bill Hicks to Robin Williams & Billy Crystal, Brian has performed his thoughts and observations on life, love, fatherhood and Rock n Roll to audiences from San Francisco to Atlanta and points in between. He can be seen regularly in at Flappers Comedy Club, The Comedy Store, The Jon Lovitz Comedy Club, and the occasional police line up as well on the road opening for Hal Sparks. After an evening of comedy with Brian Crow, your gut will ache, your thoughts will be provoked and most of all you will have been entertained! Brian has also come to the realization that writing about himself in the 3rd person feels weird. BOOK
Comedian Danielle Arce STAND UP, SCOTTSDALE!, ICE HOUSE, THE COMEDY STORE, FLAPPERS COMEDY CLUB, LMAO PHOENIX
Danielle Arce is a comedienne, actress and model originally from Glendale, Arizona. She has much experience with improv comedy including studying at UCB here in LA. She began performing stand-up comedy in 2011. Comedy is her absolute favorite forever and ever. BOOK
Comedian Kimrie Lewis-Davis PEEPLES W/CRAIG ROBINSON, SCANDAL (ABC), NEW GIRL (FOX) , GO ON (NBC), THE NEIGHBORS (FOX)
Actress-comedian Kimrie Lewis-Davis was born and raised in Los Angeles. Kimrie is a graduate of NYU's Tisch School of the Arts and a 3rd grade spelling be champ. She has performed at NXNE Comedy Festival, NY Comedy Festival, San Diego IndieFest. Kimrie has recurring roles on ABC's Scandal and ABC Family's Chasing Life. She has made guest appearances on FOX, NBC, ABC, including New Girl and The Neighbors. Her breakout film role was the character Meg in Peeples, alongside Kerry Washington, Craig Robinson, and David Alan Grier. Kimrie will next be seen in the new TBS pilot The Detour and in an upcoming HBO pilot with Mike Epps. Stalk her on Twitter at @iamKimrie and kimrie.com WEBSITE | | BOOK