JOHN ROY with Dave Stone, Ian Karmel & Pete Holmes
Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
18 & over
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John Roy began his comedy career in Chicago, where he studied Improv at Second City and the Annoyance Theater.
He moved to Los Angeles in 2004. He has appeared on numerous television programs including Conan, The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, Last Comic Standing, and CBS’ Star Search, where he was the first comedy champion.
John is a regular performer on the most prestigious independent shows in comedy, including Meltdown, Comedy at The Knitting Factory, and Whiplash, as well as the best comedy clubs in North America, such as the Laugh Factory, The Hollywood Improv, and the Comedy Attic. John has performed in the Just For Laughs Festival in Chicago, the HBO Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, the Limestone Festival in Bloomington, and the Bridgetown Comedy Festival in Portland, Oregon.
Together with James Adomian, John wrote and performed, along with Marc Maron, in the web series “Maron in Space” for Funny or Die and IFC in 2013. He is frequently heard on satellite radio and his AST Records release “Alexander Hamilton” was named one of the Ten Best Comedy Releases of 2013 by the LA Weekly. John’s podcast “Don’t Ever Change” has comedians talk about their high school years and has featured Dan Harmon, Kumail Nanjiani, and Kyle Kinane.
In 2014, John will perform at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal. He is managed by Dave Rath at Generate.
Based in Atlanta, Dave is a co-founding member of the nationally acclaimed "Beards of Comedy Tour," who recently released their debut cd "Comedy for People." Dave was recently named "Atlanta’s Best Comedian," and RooftopComedy.com awarded him their 2010 "Silver Nail Award," naming Dave one of the 8 best up-and-coming-comics in the country. A versatile performer, Dave prides himself in his ability to reach a wide range of audiences, transcending age, race, class, gender, height and weight.