Laugh Your Asheville Off presents another double header of comedy tonight featuring comedians Hampton Yount and Mick Thompson.
The first show is 8:00 p.m. show at Diana Wortham Theatre featuring comedian Hampton Yount.
Hampton Yount is a comedian and writer.
He was born in Virginia, started comedy in DC, aged four years, and now lives in Los Angeles. He won the DC Improv Comedy Competition in 2008 and other lesser important comedy contests in VA. He soon made a name for himself as the premiere contest winner and cheater of DC. He’s been invited to the Bridgetown Comedy Festival three times now and picked out of 600 hundred comics to compete in the Laughing Skull Festival where He was a semi-finalist. He’s written for Upload With Shaquille O’Neal on TruTV, Fantasy Factory on MTV, Loiter Squad on Adult Swim, and is currently a writer for his second season of Ridiculousness on MTV. He’s appeared on the G4 Network, will be appearing on Adult Swim. He’s also performed stand up to millions of listeners on the Bob and Tom Radio Show, The Nerdist Podcast young comics special, and XM Comedy Radio. Esquire Magazine recently named him one of the comics to watch in 2012.
Here is a clip of Yount performing:
Joining Yount on stage will be comedians Dan Decotiss, Rahn Hortman, Andy Forrester, Myke Herlhy, Mary Radzinki, Rahmain Mustafavi, and Paul Hooper.
The second show starts at 10:30 at the Altamont Theater featuring comedian Mick Thomas.
“Mick” is a derogatory term for Irish American immigrants. Of that lot, MICK THOMAS is the funniest. Born and raised in Wexford, Ireland, it wasn’t until moving to New York that Mick’s stand-up comedy career was born. A natural performer and insightful writer, in a few short years Mick has blown away one club owner after the next with his honest and genuinely original takes on American society and life as a young and dedicated family man. Mick Thomas entertains audiences regularly all across Long Island and Manhattan, and is swiftly becoming one of the most sought after acts in Clubs and Casinos up and down the East Coast. Mick has performed with the biggest names in comedy including Dom Irrera, Norm Macdonald, Jim Breuer, Carl LaBove, John Pinette, and Greg Giraldo.
Here is a clip of Thomas performing:
Joining Thomas on stage will be comedians Gary Fletcher, Jason Webb, Liz Russo, Ray Harrington, Shane Copland, Zach Martina, Jamie Ward, Josh Branham, and Kris Shaw.
For tickets to both shows click here.