STAND-UP COMEDY

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Headliner: Sam Tallent

Known for whip-quick wit and rollicking improvisations, Sam Tallent is one of the sharpest, most original rising talents in comedy today. For the last 10 years, he has performed at least 45 weekends annually across America, Canada and France. Called "the absurd voice of a surreal generation" by the Denver Post, Sam is beloved by fans of contemporary comedy. He was a New Face at the 2019 Just for Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, he won his battle on Comedy Central's Roast Battle, hosted the Denver episode of VICELAND's Flophouse and appeared on the Chris Gerhard Show to impress a girl. His critically acclaimed debut novel Running the Light - heralded as the “definitive novel about stand up comedy” (Marc Maron, WTF) - was published by Too Big to Fail Press in 2020 and his short fiction has been published on VICE.com and in BIRDY magazine. He lives in Colorado with his wife and his dog. 

Feature: Georgia Comstock 

Georgia Comstock is a local Denver comic and a regular at the Denver Comedy Works. She is easily remembered for her major sass and goofy premises. She was the 2018 winner of Denver’s Phone It In Film Festival and performs all over the country. 

With: Nic Dean

Nic Dean is a stand up comedian currently based out of Denver, CO. He is easily remembered by his untamed mustache and explosive humor. Having grown up as an only child and raised by his grandparents, Nic draws a lot of inspiration from his childhood and kooky relatives. Nic was the winner of the 2018 Phone It In Film Festival Denver, and has performed at clubs and festivals all over the country.

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Headliner: David Testroet

Don't miss this evening with a comedy veteran of over 30 years! David Testroet is a short, fat funny guy with a different way of thinking. You'll enjoy his rapid-fire delivery and solid wit. Pound per pound, he’s your Best Buy! Testroet has headlined over 40 clubs in the US and Canada, and performed in five overseas military tours for the USO, PAC-AF and the DOD. He has appeared on CBS, Fox, Showtime and MSNBC, and has performed voice-over work on ESPN radio and national lampoon radio. He has worked with Jeff Foxworthy, Ron White, Jeff Dunham, Gallagher and many others.

 

With: Salma Zaky 

Originally from the Bay Area, Salma Zaky moved to Los Angeles to attend college at UCLA, where she was lucky enough to perform alongside stellar comedians including Maria Bamford, Ali Wong, Nikki Glaser, and Nicole Byer. Salma has been featured in Wisconsin’s Lady Laughs Comedy Festival in 2016, Boston’s Women in Comedy Festival in 2017, SF Sketchfest in 2019, and Floodwater Comedy Festival and Aspen Laugh Festival in 2020. She now resides in Denver, Colorado for a better quality of life and air.

 

With: Jacob Rupp 

Jacob Rupp has been featured on the Border City, Savage Henry, and High Plains comedy festivals. You may have heard his bits on Comedy 103.1 or seen him at Comedy Works, where he was a winner at the clean comedy contest and a two-time finalist in the prestigious New Faces contest.

 

Jacob has a podcast “Chicken and The Nuggets”, where he and Noah Reynolds eat chicken and talk about the Denver Nuggets. The podcast recently got a DraftKings sponsorship, so even if you do not see Jacob do comedy, make sure to use promo code “TBPN” at DraftKings.

 

Host: Luke Gaston

Luke Gaston is a Colorado-based Standup Comedian using the hell out of his art degree. Luke’s absurd and wandering sense of humor with the energy of a golden retriever has audiences laughing in bars, comedy clubs, and theaters throughout the US. Luke has performed with Sean Patton, Adam Cayton-Holland, Beth Stelling, and other super famous people you know. Luke hosts and produces a weekly comedy podcast (Goofin’) where he interviews nationally touring comedians. Luke lives in Fort Collins, CO, with his girlfriend, dog, and 2006 Subaru Impreza.