Tim Wilson Tribute Show – May 25th, 2014

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On Wednesday February 26, 2014, we lost yet another icon in the world of comedy: Tim Wilson. Anyone who had ever worked with or seen Tim perform was shocked by his unexpected passing. Tim was as intense offstage as on, engaging in conversations that ranged from politics and history to his research on Ted Bundy. […]

Heywood Banks – March 20th Through March 23rd, 2014

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Coming to the Wiley’s stage: The outrageous genius known as Heywood Banks! You may have heard him singing Big Butter Jesus on the Bob and Tom Show or seen him in People or Rolling Stone magazine or perhaps you caught him on A&E’s Evening at the Improv, MTV’s 1/2 Hour Comedy Hour, CNN’s Hollywood Minute, Caroline’s Comedy Hour, Entertainment Tonight, Showtime […]

Dr. Gonzo – March 13th Through March 15th, 2014

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Dr. Gonzo was one of the first comedy acts I ever saw live back in the 1980’s. His inventive rock and roll/musical parodies caught the attention of many fans as well as the ears of many musicians who invited him on tour with them. Dr. Gonzo has been seen and heard on Showtime, MTV, Comedy […]

Wiley’s Annual Labor Days Eve Blues & Comedy Party – September 1st, 2013

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WTUE & Budweiser presents the annual  Wiley’s Annual Labor Days Eve Blues & Comedy Party! This year, we feature the comedy of John Evans as well as guitar greats Ira Stanley, Scotty Bratcher,  Doug Hart, Noah Wotherspoon and Lee Swisher. Every year, the show gets better and better, showcasing the most talented blues musicians in […]

The Hot & Bothered Show w/ Scott Barker, Todd the Fox, Windsor Knotts – July 14th, 2013

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This is a special show featuring the scorching music of Scott Barker, the hyper Delta Blue of Todd the Fox and the eclectic selections of The Windsor Knotts. Join us for cool drinks and hot music to bring to a close your hectic holiday weekend in comfort and style! Admission is a mere $5 and […]

The Power And Light Of Dow Thomas

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Dayton And The World Loses A Comedy Icon Written by J.T. Ryder             Sifting through scattered memories, most of which are second hand recollections that occurred before my time, I find myself overwhelmed by a life lived with a manic exuberance. I found out about comedian Dow Thomas’ passing from […]

Dow-Town Dayton

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Dow Thomas And The Cult Of Comedy Written by J.T. Ryder Part horror show hippy, part amusing musician, part imaginative genius. Dow Thomas is truly one of the Dayton originals, having performed comedy locally before there was even a venue dedicated to the genre. He has stepped so far outside of the box, finding himself […]