Slice of Life Comedy presents comedian Blayr Nias at PULP tomorrow night, raffle benefits Asheville musician Red Honey
Apr03

Slice of Life Comedy presents comedian Blayr Nias at PULP tomorrow night, raffle benefits Asheville musician Red Honey

Slice of Life Comedy presents a comedy showcase featuring comedian Blayr Nias tomorrow night at the 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 Nias: Blayr Nias lives by the creedo “If you can’t be a good example, then you’ll have to be a horrible warning.”  She hits the stage with ferocity and high octane humor sharing tales of her misadventures as a post-modern, wisecracking,  bad girl next door.  This Massachusetts native graduated from the George Washington University with a degree in Theater and Creative Writing.  She was featured in the Pink Collar Comedy tour at the Piccolo Spoletto festival and she has opened for Natasha Leggero, Ralphie May, Broken Lizzard (Steve Lemme and Kevin Heffernan) Josh Wolf, Chris Kattan, Neal Brennan, Jon Reep, and DL Hughley.  She currently writes and performs comedy in Charlotte, NC.   Here is a clip of Nias performing:     Joining Nias on stage will be comedians Kelly Row, Art Sturtevant, Fay Canale, Jaysun Webb, Macon Clark, John Michael Bond, Hillary Begley, Mimi J. Benfield, Ryan Van Genderen, Dave Bradford and the evening’s festivities will be hosted by Petey Smith McDowell.   The Slice girls will hold a raffle along with the event with all proceeds going to local band Red Honey. Red Honey had the new album fund stolen out of her car and Red Honey will use the proceeds to produce the band’s new album.     For more Asheville stand up comedy check out our Asheville Comedy...

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Comedian Myq Kaplan at Lexington Avenue Brewery tonight
Mar05

Comedian Myq Kaplan at Lexington Avenue Brewery tonight

Disclaimer Underground Comedy presents Comedian Myq Kaplan at the Lexington Avenue Brewery tonight. Show starts at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased here.   About Kaplan: Myq Kaplan is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, Conan, and The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson. His CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes’ top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010.   The Comedians magazine calls him “a comedy machine, in the best possible way. the way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries – that’s how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.”   Word to the wise you don’t want to miss this show and I imagine you might want to show up early because I have a feeling the chairs will fill up fast.   Here are some clips of Kaplan performing:     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BJAIBY4tBks   Joining Kaplan on stage will be comedians Jaysun Webb, Ryan Higgins, and comedian Cary Goff will be hosting the evening’s festivities.   For more Asheville Stand Up Comedy check out our Asheville Comedy...

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Kid Care with Cary Comedy Showcase tomorrow night at PULP
Jan30

Kid Care with Cary Comedy Showcase tomorrow night at PULP

Slice of Life Comedy presents the Kid Care with Cary Comedy Showcase, featuring Asheville comedian Cary Goff tomorrow night at the PULP.   Show starts at 9:00 p.m. tickets are $5,which includes a year membership to the Pulp.   Labeled as the ‘Asheville King of Comedy’ by the Slice girls, Goff is definitely an Asheville comedy veteran. Goff performed at this year’s Laugh Your Asheville Off and opened for Doug Stanhope at the Orange Peel earlier this year.   Joining Goff on Stage will be comedians Kelly Row, Petey Smith McDowell, Jaysun Webb, Taylor Rodgers, Brian Burns, Ben Atkins, Nick Rehwaldt, Eric Trundy, Justin J. Morgan, Chad Hildabran, Ryan Higgins, Eggs Dawson and the evening’s festivities will be hosted by comedian Fay Canale.   The show will be simulcasted on Asheville FM by Your Only Option’s host Ben Atkins.   For more Asheville stand up comedy, check out our Asheville Comedy calendar!...

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Comedian Joe Zimmerman at the LAB tomorrow night
Jan14

Comedian Joe Zimmerman at the LAB tomorrow night

Disclaimer Underground Comedy presents Comedian Joe Zimmerman at the Lexington Avenue Brewery tomorrow night. Show starts at 9:00 p.m. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased here.   About Zimmerman: Joe Zimmerman a fan favorite who’s quickly making a name for himself around the country with his likeable demeanor and sharp, original material. Joe is a member of the Beards of Comedy, which released an album, “Cardio Mix,” on Comedy Central Records in 2011.   Named Charlotte’s “Comedian of the Year” by Creative Loafing in 2006, Joe has rapidly become known at the national level for his likable stage demeanor and original material.In 2007 he was named “Stand-Out Stand-Up” at the Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy festival, and in 2009 he was nominated by Rooftop Comedy for the Golden Shingle Award — given to the most outstanding rising stars in the country. In the same year, Punchline Magazine wrote that he was one of the top comics to emerge from the NC Comedy Arts Festival.In 2009 he formed a tour with the Beards of Comedy, who recorded their debut CD “Comedy for People,” which is played regularly on Sirius-XM radio, and available on iTunes. In 2011, Joe placed first in the prelims & quarterfinals of the Laughing Skull Festival, and advanced to the semi-finals. Here are some clips of Zimmerman performing:       Joining Zimmerman on stage will be comedians Taylor Rodgers, Pat Hinson, and host Jaysun Webb.   For more Asheville Comedy check out our Asheville Comedy...

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Slice of Life Comedy presents comedian Jake Head Sunday
Nov16

Slice of Life Comedy presents comedian Jake Head Sunday

Slice of Life Comedy presents the Gift of the Gobble Comedy Showcase featuring Atlanta comedian Jake Head Sunday night.   Show starts at 7:00 p.m. tickets are $5,which includes a year membership to the Pulp.   About Head: Stand Up Comedian, Writer, Wiffleball Enthusiast, Former Virgin.  Jake Head is a young comic/writer that is making waves in the comedy scene with his dark and witty style. He draws audiences in with his sincere likability and then takes them on a ride through his world of gay dogs and space sex. Jake was top 10 in Comedy Centrals South Beach Comedy Festival, Semi Finalist in Florida’s Funniest Comedian, he was performed from Seattle to Miami and shared the stage with Greg Proops, Bobcat Goldthwait, Jackie Kashian, and Jarrod Harris. An act not to be missed for years to come.   “Jake was awesome. His dark shit is some of the brightest out there. He has huge balls. Figuratively. I wasn’t looking at his balls or anything.”   “Jake Head is a stand up virtuoso. He knows all the rules of comedy and is exponentially funnier because he breaks them as often as possible.”   Here are some clips of Head performing:       Joining Jake on stage will be comedians Jaysun Webb, Remi Treuer, Dana Meak, Noe Goldfab Gonzalez, Geoff Sable, Beth Howell, Tim Kerley, Walton Jones, Toni Sherwood, Slappy O Face, and host Comedian Kelly Row.  ...

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