102.5 and Sprint Present
Cap City Comedy Slam, Headliner: Kiry Shabazz
Featured Performer: Ellis Rodriguez, Featured Performer: Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh, Guest Performer: Glory Magaña, Host: Carlos Rodriguez
1013 K Street
Sacramento, CA, 95814
Doors 7:00 PM / Show 8:00 PM
Cap City Comedy Slam
102.5 and Sprint presents the Cap City Comedy Slam on Friday, March 2, 2018. Catch some of the brightest comedic stars in our region for one knockout night of hilarity and wit. Held in one of the City’s most historic gems The Crest Theatre, and featuring award-winning talent, the 102-5 and Sprint teams chose the best of the best for this showcase!
Headliner, Kiry Shabazz was recently named winner of the 2017 “NBC Standup” comedy competition and is one of Sacramento’s biggest funny men (figuratively and literally). Featured performers Kabir Singh and Ellis Rodriguez will back up Shabazz with biting observational humor and exquisite timing. The event also features guest performer Glory Magaña and hosted by Carlos Rodriguez. This rock solid lineup represents the unique perspective and diversity of our river city region. Don’t miss your chance to see all these incredible performers before they blow up!
Headliner: Kiry Shabazz
With his witty material, charming personality and off-the-cuff spontaneous ability to engage and captivate his audiences, Kiry Shabazz has become a regular at many clubs around Northern California such as the Punchline, Laughs Unlimited, Comedy Spot and Tommy T’s. He gained national recognition when he won the 2017 “NBC Standup” comedy competition and the accolades just keep coming. Kiry’s comedic trajectory is showing no signs of slowing. His comedy involves the brutal takedown of health food stores and observations around race and the movie “Home Alone.”
Featured Performer: Ellis Rodriguez
Ellis Rodriguez is one of the fastest rising comedians today, he was recently a Finalist in both the Las Vegas World Series of Comedy, 'Comedy Central’s Up Next', and 'NBC Standup' comedy showcases. His regular appearances at major comedy clubs in Sacramento, the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles has shaped this seasoned comedian craft and execute punchlines with impeccable timing and charisma.
Featured Performer: Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh
Kabir "Kabeezy" Singh has been dubbed "The Next Big Indian Comedian" by India West, and TV Asian named him "one of the must see Stand-Up Comedians in the U.S." Kabir has opened for some of the funniest people in the business, including Russell Peters, Dave Chappelle and Dane Cook. Kabir's energy, in-your-face attitude mixed with clever material has grown him sizable fan base in a few years.
Guest Performer: Glory Magaña
Glory Magaña is the youngest of 15 siblings and started in comedy by making her brothers and sisters laugh. Glory first performed in San Francisco on the stage where Phyllis Diller, Woody Allen, and Richard Pryor once performed. One of Glory’s comedy highlights was performing at the Women in Comedy Festival in Boston. Her comedy consists of her life as a Mexican-American tall-drink-of-horchata, her love for chubby men, and how the public confuses her with being different ethnicities.
Host: Carlos Rodriguez
Carlos Rodriguez developed his quick wit and fast-talking delivery while growing up in a large family. He taps into his inner child with excitement and energy and balances that with the grace and timing of a seasoned pro. His observational humor touches on memories of his childhood and views on simple ideas.