The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival and Rooftop Comedy present
Comedy Late Night
2 West Third Street
Jamestown, NY, 14701
This event is 18 and over
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Joe won the New York Underground Comedy Festival’s “Emerging Comedian” award, began receiving spots at many of the major clubs in town and on December 16th, 2009, Machi realized one of the biggest dreams he had when he moved to New York City: he auditioned and “passed” for regular paid spots at The Comic Strip. In 2011 he was runner up in the Boston Comedy Festivals New York Comedy Contest which earned him a trip to the Boston Comedy Festival. He was then profiled in the NY Daily News for making the Elite Eight in Caroline’s March Madness Final Four Competition. He recently appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Witty. Clever. Likable. Hilarious.
These have all been used to describe comedian Keith Alberstadt.
For over a decade, Keith has been entertaining comedy fans all over the world -- club audiences in the U.S., expats in Asia, as well as U.S. troops throughout the Middle East. Simply put, his style of comedy is one that pulls everyone in. Whether it’s his sarcastic approach, his playful attitude, or his good old-fashioned southern charm, Keith makes his comedy relatable and approachable.
Growing up the youngest of four in a close-knit Catholic family in Nashville, Keith quickly developed a sense of humor and a love for making others laugh. When he co-hosted the high school talent show at the age of 18, he found his calling. But first there was college, then a job at Vanderbilt as the sideline reporter for the football team’s radio broadcasts. As a die-hard Vandy fan, it was a dream gig! While it was difficult to bite his tongue on the air and avoid FCC fines, it was even more difficult to break away and do his own thing. But eventually he did.
Since leaving the office world behind, it’s been non-stop for Keith. Starting at his home club Zanies, he’s worked all over the country and now calls New York City home. Along the way, he built a solid career that includes such credits as ...
Late Show with David Letterman
Late Night with Seth Meyers
Last Comic Standing
Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update (contributing writer)
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (contributing writer)
Eight comedy tours for the troops -- Afghanistan, Iraq, Kuwait, and throughout the Middle East
Fox News Red Eye
It continues to be non-stop, with much much more to come on the horizon. Go see Keith when he comes to your city, and see for yourself!!
Jackie Kashian's comedy is like listening to a really racy episode of All Things Considered. She is comic, writer, and occasional actor... she just did her first late night set on the Conan O’Brien show, has a half hour special on Comedy Central and has recorded an episode of This American Life with Ira Glass, Her latest CD, "It Is Never Going To Be Bread" was one of the top ten comedy albums of the year on Amazon. She hosts a weekly cult fave podcast called "The Dork Forest" where she creates a safe space for people to admit that thing they dork out about more than anyone.
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