Jimmy Pardo – April 18th And April 19th, 2014

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Jimmy is probably the most quick witted and intelligently engaging comedian you will ever see. His rapid fire delivery and commanding stage presence is thoroughly entertaining. Pardo’s edgy, stylish form of comedy runs the gamut of subject matter and is conveyed in a riotous, scattershot fashion, guaranteeing that everyone in the audience will find the […]

Dwight York – April 10th Through April 12th, 2014

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Dwight York is a Bob and Tom Show favorite and has appeared on many of their All-Star Tours. He has also appeared at the Great American Comedy Festival, Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Legendary Buffalo Chip Campground for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally as well as being a reoccurring headliner at the Buffalo Chip Comedy Club. Dwight’s machine […]

Emo Phillips – April 3rd Through April 6th, 2014

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Emo Phillips childlike wavering falsetto voice will lead you down many a strange and unexpected path through the humorous human psyche, like a pied piper dressed in thrift store clothing. It is virtually impossible to explain Emo’s type of comedy to the uninitiated. It is, by turns, a darkly absurd and idiosyncratically sublime show filled […]

Etta May – March 6th Through March 8th , 2014

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Please help Wiley’s welcome back the self-proclaimed “Reigning Queen of Southern Sass,” Etta May! Etta’s firebrand type of Southern humor has allowed her to be described as “Minnie Pearl with a migraine.” Etta May won the prestigious American Comedy Awards: “Stand-Up Comic of the Year,” and has appeared on Oprah, Comic Strip Live, MTV, The […]

“So, A Dyslexic Walks Into A Bra…”

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…and Other Tales From the Fringe of Dayton’s Comedy Scene.             The only sound cutting through the sea of silence is a slight feedback whine as the flop sweat pours from your forehead, reflecting chromatic prisms from the glaring, white-hot spotlight. You clench the microphone with sweat-slicked hands as your […]

John Roy – February 27th Through March 1st, 2014

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John is one of the most original acts that you will see. John started his career in Chicago and quickly went from the local club to becoming the winner of the 2003 Star Search. The Tonight Show, The Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and  Last Comic Standing, Conan as well as the web series, […]

Baiting the Abyss

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Doug Stanhope and the Confrontation of Comedy Written by J.T. Ryder “I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That’s my dream. That’s my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor…and surviving.” ~Col. Kurtz Apocalypse Now             The willingness to say what needs […]

David Dyer – February 13th Through February 15th, 2014

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David Dyer has been performing stand-up at clubs and corporate events for over twenty years. He’s worked with some of the best performers in the industry including Drew Carey, Lewis Black, and Kathleen Madigan and has also appeared regularly on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Show as well as their television show on WGN […]

Bob Zany – February 6th through February 8th, 2014

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Bob Zany appeared on the Gong Show in 1976 and things haven’t been the same since. Bob’s signature cigar and sarcastic wit have taken him into various realms of comedy and entertainment, such as appearing on To Tell The Truth, the Matt Damon movie The Informant and (my favorite) as the guy who pushes Joe […]

Steve Gillespie – January 30th through February 1st, 2014

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Hailing from Minneapolis, Steve Gillespie became really bored and started telling jokes into a microphone. He first began honing his craft at the Acme Comedy Club, and has quickly emerged as a fast-rising talent in one of the strongest and most competitive comedy scenes in the country. Metromix magazine named Steve one of the top […]