Comedian Rodney Laney to perform two shows at Mill Room tonight

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From the Press Release:

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13th, 2013 ASHEVILLE, NC – On Friday, December 6th, Rodney Laney, who has appeared on CBS’ Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, HBO, Comedy Central, BBC, and TruTV, will perform in downtown Asheville at The Mill Room for two high-quality comedy shows at 7:00pm and 9:30pm.

 

One of the most respected comedians in the business, Rodney Laney is the ultimate showman. The in-demand headliner entertains audiences all over the world. Rodney has completed pilots for Comedy Central, MTV, A&E and has been seen on P.Diddy’s “Bad Boys of Comedy” on HBO, Fox News Channel’s “Red Eye,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” CBS, Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” and in London on the BBC’s “The World Stand’s Up.” He can currently be seen on truTV’s “The Smoking Gun Presents…” Most recently, Rodney can be seen on “comedy.tv” on the HD channel and will soon be seen on “LOL Lounge” when TBS Presents A Very Funny Festival: Just for Laughs Chicago. He has also appeared at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal.

 

Special guest for the evening is comedian Andy Forrester. Andy Forrester’s brand of off the wall humor has made him one of the fastest rising comedians in the Southeast. His high energy and animated comedy has landed him spots opening for such headliners as Rob Schneider, Dave Coulier and most recently Kevin Pollak. It’s his original and appetizing humor that always leaves audiences begging for more. He is sure to make you laugh as he makes himself look like a boob, pokes fun at all that he sees and everyone he knows. Host for the evening is local Asheville comedian Petey Smith-McDowell.

 

Buying tickets in advanced is highly-recommended and can be done so by visitinghttp://ashevillemillroom.com/asheville-comedy or http://avlcomedy.bpt.me/ or by calling 800-838-3006. Free parking is available across the street from The Mill Room at 66 Asheland Avenue after 6pm. Food and beer will be available.

 

About Funny Business at The Mill Room: Funny Business at the Mill Room brings live, nationally-recognized comedians for 2 shows on a Friday night each month (mostly the 1st Fridays of each month). There will be 3 comedians each show: a local emcee, a feature act and a national headliner. Shows will run around 1 hour and 45 minutes. The headliners will generally all have Comedy Central or equivalent credits.  Funny Business Agency (www.funny-business.com), one of the largest agencies in the country booking comedy clubs, is partnering with The Mill Room (connected to Asheville Brewing) in downtown Asheville, NC at 66 Asheland Ave. Funny Business also booked The Funny Business Comedy Club at the S&W in Asheville several years ago. Our shows are designed to provide a consistent home in Asheville for high-quality professional standup comedy.  The Mill Room offers full bar service, food and a selection of Asheville Brewing’s locally-made craft beers. The adjacent Asheville Brewing offers the best pizza and beer in WNC before and after the comedy shows.

 

Here is a clip of Laney performing:

 

Here is a clip of Forrester performing (Forrester killed it in this past year’s Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival):

 

I had a great time at the Mill Room’s first comedy show a month ago and tonight’s show should be a winner as well. The Mill Room is a beautiful space, the drinks are reasonable, and if you show up early hanging out on those comfy leather sofas is pretty swanky.

Author: citizenthymes

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