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
Unconventional sorority girl Kelly Collette has come a long way from her days as the only beauty contestant to pay her pageant fees with her dad’s drug money. Having found her voice, a few octaves lower than her original one, she now regularly performs standup comedy around the US. Her upbeat, engaging style is always a crowd pleaser as she covers topics from pop culture to her own life with irony and a keen sense for the absurd.
In 2012 Kelly was a finalist for CMT’s Next Big Comic. She is also a two time finalist in The Funniest Person in Cincinnati contest. Kelly is involved in the sketch/improv group The Underbelly, which was named Best Comedy Show in Cincinnati for 2009.She has performed at the Brew Haha Comedy Festival, The Cleveland Comedy Festival and the Mid Point Music Festival.
Andy Sandford is a stand up comedy comedian who got funny in Atlanta, GA and is now based out of New York City. He can be seen playing himself on Adult Swim’s “Aqua Teen Hunger Force.” Andy is a founding member of the nationally acclaimed comedy tour: “The Beards Of Comedy,” who have recorded their sophomore album, “Cardio Mix,” with Comedy Central Records; and whose web series, “Beards Across America” has racked up over 1,000,000 views on MSN.com. Sandford’s stand up is regularly featured on XM/Sirius satellite radio as well as Pandora; and in 2011, Rooftopcomedy.com bestowed Andy the Silver Nail Award (given to the “8 best underground comics in the country”).
Andy has shared the stage with comedy legends such as Brian Regan, Emo Phillips, Greg Proops, Margaret Cho, and Bobcat Goldthwait; as well as great comedians with other names. How many other things do you need to hear about Andy?…a couple? Ok.
Jim Tews is a man of many comedic talents who has been clawing his way to the middle for nearly a decade. Since starting as a standup comic in Cleveland eight years ago, he's traveled the country and relocated to New York City.
In 2007 he was a finalist in the Boston Comedy Festival, In 2008 he created the "popular" web series The Opener for HBO's new media division and in 2010 he was the winner of the New York Comedy Contest. He was also one of this years New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal. His work has been featured on the front pages of YouTube, MySpace and several other online outlets that were once considered relevant. He has yet to completely accept his parents' divorce and is on a foolish quest to get them back together. Will he accidentally find wisdom and maturity along his journey?
Harrison Greenbaum is one of the most in-demand comics working today. The winner of the Andy Kaufman Award and the Magners Comic Stand-Off, Harrison was recently named one of this year's "Comics to Watch" by Comedy Central; was called the "hardest-working man in comedy" by the New York Daily News; and has been featured on SPIKE TV, the Science Channel, and SIRIUS Satellite Radio. Harrison is the head writer for the first-ever late night show on NBCU/Telemundo, Tu Nite con Lorenzo Parro, and has been writing for MAD Magazine since 2005. Performing in more than 1300 shows in the last two years alone, Harrison headlines comedy clubs around the country, including sold-out shows at TBS Just for Laughs Chicago and the legendary Carolines on Broadway.
Be part of the audience as we record our first live festival album: “LIVE FROM JAMESTOWN: THE LUCILLE BALL COMEDY FESTIVAL”.Featuring comics from around the nation performing their newest, and sometimes blue-est material, this event takes place in a re-creation of Ricky Ricardo's famous Manhattan night club. Beer and wine served at additional cost. Contains adult content. Approximately 90 minutes.
The Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Center
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