Show Feb 28 - 2

Headliner:
Deon Cole

Deon Cole

Deon Cole is originally from the south side of Chicago. He is one of the most requested headling comedians in the club and college circuit nation wiede. He is also a successful actor, having appeared in MTV's Short Circuitz and Wild N' Out with Nick Cannon, as well as Barbershop 1 and 2. As a standup, he has been featured on The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien, Comedy Central's Laffapalooza, HBO's Def Comedy Jam, BET's Comic View, NBC's Showtime at the Apollo, BBC's The World Stands Up, and STARZ' Martin Lawrence's First Amendment. Deon also had his own half-hour special on Comedy Central which premiered in 2007. After Deon's standup appearance on The Tonight Show, he was offered a job as a staff writer fo the show and has since made multiple appearances as a commentator and sketch performer on the show. TV Guide declared, "A Star is Born" after Deon's commentary pieces kept growing as a bit on the show. He is currently a featured act on Conan O'Brien's THE LEGALLY PROHIBITED FROM BEING FUNNY ON TELEVISION TOUR. Deon has been a featured comic in the HBO US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the CanWest Comedy Fest in Vancouver. He was a finalist in NBC's Stand-Up for Diversity Showcase and he won BET's Robin Harris Award for most original comi. He has been part of several tours including the Cole-Cola World European Tour for the Troops (Germany, Amsterdam, Belgium, Japan, & Korea), the BET Comedy Tour, the Budweiser Superfest R. Kelly Tour and the Mary J. Blige Tour. Deon's charismatic personality and original styl emake him one of the most popular performers in the comedy scene today.



Feature:
Aaron Weaver

Aaron Weaver

Aaron Weaver will scare you when he's on stage. Not in a creepy, sketch ball manner, but in a sudden, fiercely genuine"holy shit that's funny" way that your brain is slightly unprepared for. Aaron's brand of humour sneaks up with a serial killers quickness and slays any preconceived notions that your mind tries to cook up based on his unique delivery.



Host:
Mike Mercury

Mike MercuryWith almost 18 years of experience studying, learning and practicing the art of funny, Mike Mercury exemplifies what it is to be a professional stand-up comedian. 12 years of touring and over 2500 shows have shaped him into a masterful technician of a craft he clearly relishes. His urbane exterior and delivery belie his somewhat cynical everyman-with-an-edge persona yet he never forgets to emphasize the fun in funny

An ear for turning the everyday into something sublime, Mike Mercury offers up a dazzling combination of subtle insights, clever word play and lightening-quick wit that will leave you asking yourself, "How does he do that?"

For a complete list of credits, audio samples and more, check out www.mikemercury.com.


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