Tonight Asheville Comedians put on benefit to help a local 2-year-old battling leukemia
Oct10

Tonight Asheville Comedians put on benefit to help a local 2-year-old battling leukemia

From the Facebook Event page: The Asheville Comedy Family is proud to present Mo Alexander Oct. 10th at the beautiful Isis Theater in Asheville, NC – 743 Haywood Rd Asheville, NC. Tickets are $15 online and $20 at the door. The show starts at 9pm, and doors at ISIS open at 5pm for dinner and drinks.   Get tickets now online at http://isisasheville.com/events/asheville-comedy-benefit-for-xander-with-mo-alexander/   We’re coming together and doing the only thing we know how – make jokes – to raise money for Xander a tough little 2 year-old battling Acute Lymphoblasic Leukemia.   The Asheville Disclaimer and Disclaimer Comedy, Slice of Life Comedy, Laugh Your Asheville Off, Your Only Option, Open Mic Comedy Freakshow, Isis Theater, Charlotte Street Computers are raising money for Xander and his mom and we ask that you come out October 10th to eat, drink, laugh and give a little to provide support and comfort to a great kid fighting a disease that affects the lives millions. All proceeds from the show will go directly to Xander and his mom Chenoa Shannon.   The Reason We’re Coming Together Xander Kai Valentin. He just turned 2 years old May 2nd and was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia on September 28, 2012. He is currently in remission, but there are just enough cancerous cells remaining that he continues to go through chemotherapy every few weeks. The treatments can get very difficult, but it’s very rare that he doesn’t have a smile on his face. It’s one of those smiles that makes everyone fall in love with him instantly and keeps his mother strong. We’re raising money to help with medical bills and to show our support to his mom and throw some love to the littlest member of our comedy community.   Get your tickets now! http://isisasheville.com/events/asheville-comedy-benefit-for-xander-with-mo-alexander/   Mo Alexander Mo Alexander is one of the most complete comics working in clubs and private events around today. Since 1995, his comedic skills have given way to bigger opportunities on television, such as appearances on ABC’s Politically Incorrect with Bill Maher, Comedy Central’s Laugh Riot, the BET staple Comic View and has even made an appearance in Poison’s Bret Michael’s film, Letters from Death Row.   Mo Alexander is the product of Memphis, Tennessee, growing up mere yards from the World Famous Stax Records. Whether it was being raised by his grandmother, Memphis or his Catholic high school upbringing, Mo’s outlook on life is helping him to save the world in his jaded manner.   Growing up on comedy classics, like WC Fields, The Marx Bros., Bob Hope films, George Carlin and old Saturday Night Live were early influences. Mo’s...

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Disclaimer Comedy presents Comedian Tim Northern at LAB tonight
Oct01

Disclaimer Comedy presents Comedian Tim Northern at LAB tonight

Disclaimer Comedy presents comedian Tim Northern at Lexington Avenue Brewery tonight.   Tickets are $7 which can be purchased here.   The show will start at 9pm, and doors to LAB’s “Back Stage” open at 8:30.   About Northern: Tim is a regular performer on the national comedy club circuit, having performed at the 2003 Montreal Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and appearing on CBS’s Star Search where he advanced to the finals. Following his Star Search appearance, Naomi Judd raved about his performance. “He’s the only one that could be a member of Mensa, she said. “I absolutely adore the cerebral humor. As Tim says “I provide you with two-thirds of the joke, and you provide the other third. It’s like do-it-yourself comedy.”   Northern visits Asheville frequently and I usually don’t like one liner comics, but Tim’s jokes are both smart and hilarious.   Here is a clip of Northern performing:     Joining Northern on stage will be Tennessee comedians Nathan Blevins, Sterlin Hammond, and Hunter Roberts, all comics I have never seen before so I’m looking forward to seeing new talent on tonight’s show. Disclaimer Comedy’s own Tom Scheve will be hosting tonight’s festivities.  ...

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Disclaimer comedy presents comedian Ryan Van Genderen for free tonight at Grove Park
Sep13

Disclaimer comedy presents comedian Ryan Van Genderen for free tonight at Grove Park

Disclaimer Comedy presents Charlotte comedian Ryan Van Genderen for free tonight at Elaine’s Dueling Piano Bar inside the Grove Park Inn. Show starts at 8:15 p.m.   About Van Genderen: Van Genderen has performing comedy for 8 years.  Although he has lived in Charlotte, North Carolina for most of his life he hails from Patterson, New Jersey.  His comedic style can be playfully dark and sardonic as he examines the human condition and societal norms.   He has opened for Nikki Glaser, Jaime Kennedy, Mike Birbiglia, Charlie Murphy, Bill Burr, Neal Brennan, and Aries Spears.   Here is a clip of Van Genderen performing:...

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Slice of Life Comedy presents Greenville comic Charlie Grey tonight at PULP
Sep12

Slice of Life Comedy presents Greenville comic Charlie Grey tonight at PULP

Slice of Life Comedy presents Greenville comic Charlie Grey tonight at Pulp.   Doors open at 8:00 p.m., show starts at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $5, which includes a year membership to the Pulp.   About Grey: Charlie Grey is a stand-up comedian. You probably already know this if you’re here, honestly. What you may not know is that Charlie is also a professional certified Ballroom Dance Instructor. He’s competed in and won many competitions with students and other instructors alike. More recently, Charlie is one of the three founding members of “No Expectations Comedy.” We are a touring group of comedians (now 7 strong) who perform 2 hours of non-stop laughs all across the Southeast and we’re moving up the East Coast. Charlie currently resides in Greenville, South Carolina with a crazy fire twirler, an egomaniacal musical genius, two neurotic cats and his best friend, Michael Robinette, who lives in his backyard. tc whirlabout scriptorium redshank; heterostasis.   Here is a clip of Grey performing:     Joining Grey on stage will be comedians Ben Atkins, James Hancock, Taylor Rogers, Andrew Petriccione, Adam Meier, Craig Longino, Leah Garth, and host comedian Kelly...

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Slice of Life Comedy presents Disco Fever Comedy showcase featuring comic Ashley Brooke Roberts tonight
Aug22

Slice of Life Comedy presents Disco Fever Comedy showcase featuring comic Ashley Brooke Roberts tonight

Slice of Life Comedy presents Disco Fever Comedy Showcase featuring Brooklyn comic Ashley Brooke Roberts tonight at Pulp.   Doors open at 8:30 p.m., show starts at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $5, which includes a year membership to the Pulp.   About Roberts: Ashley is a New York comedian who performs all over. She has a radio show on Washington Heights Free Radio ever other Wednesday called “you can take it with you” and runs Everyday Dirt, a monthly comedy/bluegrass show in Brooklyn.   Here is a clip of Roberts performing:   Joining Roberts on stage will be comedians Art Sturtevant, Petey Smith Mcdowell, Alex Joyce, Nick Rewaldt, Jason Webb, Hunter Roberts, Ethan Blevins, Charlie Snow, Camilo Potes, and host comedian Kelly...

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