JIM HOLDER & ANDY HUGGINS - 10-23-21 @ 8:00PM
HEADLINER: JIM HOLDER
Jim Holder is a seasoned veteran of stand-up comedy who has headlined the most respected comedy clubs from coast-to-coast.
Jim started his career at The Comedy Workshop in Houston, Texas, home of the "Texas Outlaw Comics" such as Sam Kinison and Bill Hicks. From those early influences, Jim developed the passion for stand-up comedy that he carries today.
With an attitude aimed at making people laugh uncontrollably, Jim strikes incredibly close to home with his deceptively-friendly, yet cynical descriptions of everyday subjects!
FEATURING: Andy Huggins
Andy Huggins is a forty year stand up comedy veteran seen on Season 13 of America's Got Talent. He is one of the original Texas Outlaw Comics whose members included Bill Hicks and Ron Shock. Andy has played clubs and theaters all over the country. A graduate of both The Comedy Store in Los Angeles and Houston's legendary Comedy Workshop, Andy is a thirty-year veteran of both clubs and concerts. He has opened for acts ranging from Ray Charles to Billy Gardell. In addition, Andy has written for Bill Hicks, Jay Leno, and Billy Crystal on The Academy Awards.
ABBY ROSENQUIST & TONY CASILLAS - 10-30-21 @ 8:00PM
HEADLINER: ABBY ROSENQUIST
Abby Rosenquist is a stand up comedian originally from San Antonio, Texas living in Austin after cutting her teeth in the Philly and New York scenes. Since starting comedy in Nebraska, while pursuing a degree in construction engineering, her brand has become uniquely relatable to everyone and no one at the same time. Her dark, fast paced humor is a hybrid of jokes and anecdotes about dating, rugby, working in male dominated fields and growing up in a big family- it’s gotten her invited to perform at prestigious festivals all over including Just For Laughs, Moontower, Oddball, Laughing Skull, etc. She was the winner of the 2017 Philly’s Phunniest competition, a Stand Up NBC finalist, and a regular at The Stand and New York Comedy Club in NYC.
FEATURING: TONY CASILLAS
He is a comedian raised in Germany, but found his voice in Texas. He has toured clubs and colleges across the country additionally he has worked with comedians such as Jeremy Piven & Orny Adams. His style of comedy is considered self deprecating and he is one of the hottest new comics to hit the scene.
CODY WOODS & BIG AL GONZALES - 11-06-21 @ 8:00PM
HEADLINER: CODY WOODS
Cody Woods has appeared on Hulu, Season 3 of Comedy Central’s Hart of the City, The Comedy Shaq Network, as well as the Emmy nominated show, Mind Field. Woods had aspirations of being a comedian at the age of five. Coming from a bleak upbringing with a single mother in a trailer, Woods frequently switched schools while often finding himself being the ethnic minority in his classes and used his humor to win friends and prevent bullying. Over the years Woods opened for Dave Attell, Paul Mooney, Tom Segura, Bruce Bruce, Charlie Murphy, Steve O, Todd Glass, and many more. In 2014 Woods toured for the USO entertaining the troops in Japan as well as the NACA college circuit. In 2015 he was a finalist in the Cabo San Lucas Comedy Festival. In 2019 he was hand picked by Kevin Hart to showcase on Comedy Central.
FEATURING: BIG AL GONZALES
Big Al was the winner of the "Funniest in South Texas" comedy competition in 2018. He has also performed on Texas Public Radio's storytelling show "Worth Repeating", and has been seen on the Amazon Prime, Food Network, Game Show Network, NBC, and made his stand-up comedy debut on KOFY TV20.
JOSH CABAZA & BRIAN BOGART - 11-13-21 @ 8:00PM
HEADLINER: JOSH CABAZA
Joshua Cabaza, winner of 2017 Funniest in South Texas, has a calm demeanor with outbursts of insanity delivered in a unique rhythm. He animated, and helped create, "Blair & The Bear" on FMCW Studios which he founded in 2010. He also is co-creator of the international film festival Battle of The Sketches. You can hear him every week on his two podcast Daddy Nooooo! & Willful Ignorance on iTunes & Soundcloud.
FEATURING: BRIAN BOGART
Brian Bogart was born and raised in Austin, Texas, to a Cuban mother and American father. After getting his start in the theatre, he transitioned towards film work and stand-up comedy. These days, Brian splits his time between Austin and Los Angeles, regularly collaborating with other artists to produce original content.
SCOTT WHITE - 11-20-21 @ 8:00PM
HEADLINER: SCOTT WHITE
A native of Dearborn, Michigan, Comedian Scott White has been doing stand-up and improv comedy for over 20 years. He has been all over the world doing his comedy and making his mark on the internet. If you are following Scott on any of his activities, you will definitely be taken on a hysterical ride. A resident of Houston, Texas, Scott works with the Comedy Sportz Improv group bringing tons of laughter and audience involvement. Scott has worked on comedy stages across the country with both the BEST and worst comedians in the business. He has also had the pleasure of entertaining our troops in Korea, Japan and Guam.
You can also hear Scott’s CD, “Dirty White Boy”, on XM Satellite Radio. Make sure you also read up on his different venture blogs on his Patreon Page! Read up about his text messages from his dad called "The Bulldog Chronicles."
RAJ SHARMA - 11-20-21 @ 8:00PM
Raj Sharma started his career in Dallas, Texas and soon began performing all over the country. He was the co-founder of Indians at The Improv, a wildcard finalist for HBO's The Lucky 21 and is currently touring with Ahmed Ahmed's Next Generation of Evil Comedy Tour. His daily observations, childhood stories and lightning fast crowd work make him a must see for every audience. Tom Rhodes calls him "head-crushingly funny." Bryan Callen says, "He's funny in 3 languages: English, Punjabi and the Future."
Raj Sharma began his comedy career in 2002 and has never looked back. A chance trip to The Improv changed his life forever. Born and raised in Texas, and brought up in a traditional Hindu household, gave him all the influence he needed.
He is an original member of The Gurus of Comedy, Pundits with Punchlines, and The United Colors of Comedy. Eight years in and Raj has worked with some of the best comics in the business like: Tom Rhodes, Carl LaBove, Pablo Francisco, Frank Caliendo, Brian Regan, Bruce Bruce, and many more.
His passion for comedy (and a lot of luck) has taken him across the country and across the globe, working in clubs and numerous colleges and corporate events.
Raj's style of humor can be enjoyed by anyone of any age or background. Hilarious everyday observations, combined with his upbringing and sensational crowd work, is what you can expect at every show.