Now, every Tuesday night at Skyloft, it’s Damon Wayans Jr.’s Comedy Night! VIP seated tickets are $20 for an evening with two performers, and standing room only tickets are $10.
While Damon Wayans, Jr. won’t be able to host all of the weekly events because of work schedules, he’s in charge of seeking out great comedians and “sending them south” to the popular Laguna Beach restaurant and live performance stage.
Damon Wayans, Jr., best known for his role as Brad Williams in the TV show, Happy Endings, has been performing in movies and television since 1994. Initially in roles cast by his father, Wayans, Jr. began writing comedy for TV characters, received a rare standing ovation for his debut appearance on Def Comedy Jam, and has most recently guest starred in TV shows, Brooklyn Nine-NineandCurb Your Enthusiasm, as well as the movie, How to Be Single.
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Headlining: Amy Ashton
Amy Ashton wrote for the late Joan Rivers on E! Fashion Police who says, “Amy Ashton is RARE, talented, funny and beautiful. She has been on HBO, Comedy Central and reoccurs on the Talk Show circuit, NBC, FOX, Morning Show, Fox’s Bethenny as a Come/Relationship Expert. She has sold several TV Shows she Created and Executive Produced on the E! channel as well as others. Amy says, “She’s finally turned into the man she always wanted to marry, only with hair.” She currently has a Talk Show in development based on her book, she wrote, ” How To Score With A Girl, by A Girl.”
When she is not producing TV or performing at the local Major clubs in LA, she makes a living doing stand up. She just finished performing to sold-out shows in Vegas, The Three Hysterical Broads show with Wendy Liebman and Tammy Pescatelli. She usually performs solo headlining around the world mostly for Corporate and Fortune 500 Companies. She uses her disarming lethal, smack in the face jokes per second and intertwines her empowering #HBB (Happy Busy Billionaire) brand in her repertoire for a first part Stand up and second half Talk Show format encourage keeping a high spirit and keep things exciting and fun.
This bigger than life modest Talent finds it easy to adapt to tailoring material for any function. Whether she’s speaking her humor on pop culture, current affairs, politics, excelling in the workplace, getting over an ex or loss, overcoming a dysfunctional family,( her critical, Jewish Mom #Glenda who always brings her down a notch is a favorite), inspiring #HBB Life coaching or just simply dealing with relatable everyday life experiences, you are sure to have a FUN, FUN MEMORABLE, REJUVENATING event! “A latte with 10 shots!”
“Authentic, Empowering & Hilarious” – As featured on the cover of the Sunday LA Times!
Opening Act: Matt Payton
You might have seen Matt in last years Out of Bounds Comedy Festival in Austin, TX or in the Burbank Comedy Festival located in Bob Hope’s backyard. Perhaps you saw him on ABC’s To Tell The Truth or at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, it’s hard to remember where you saw him. Maybe you read his comedic pieces on comedy websites McSweeney’s, Weekly Humorist, Splitsider and Points In Case. You can see him most days around Los Angeles telling jokes about his inadequacies and yelling at people in his car with the windows rolled up.
Headlining: Melissa Shoshahi
Melissa Shoshahi is a stand-up comedian, actress, and writer. She tours all over the country and world, bringing her witty personality to the stage and knows no limits when it comes to comedy – culture, politics, race, and gender are all fair game. Famous for her spot-on Kim Kardashian impression, Shoshahi originally hails from Seattle, Washington and has been doing stand-up comedy for over 9 years. She has been featured on Laughs on FOX, All Def Digital, Fusion TV, Netflix, Hulu, Nickelodeon and has acted in a myriad of independent films. Shoshahi has accumulated millions of views online with sketches and stand-up clips that have gone viral. She also uses her platform to raise awareness about epilepsy.
Opening Act: Kelly McInerney
Kelly is a Los Angeles-based writer, actress, host, and comedian who originally hails from the subjectively wonderful state of New Jersey.
Her sketches have been featured on WhoHaha, Comedy Cake, and Funny or Die. In addition to online sketches, she regularly performs stand up all over the LA area as well as touring the throughout the country, crushing clubs like The Punchline and the Improv, she’s even toured Mexico. She’s also been a guest on the wildly popular podcast Doug Loves Movies. Kelly brings a dark self-deprecating, brutally honest humor that anyone in the world can relate to at least a little bit.
The latest project Kelly has ventured into is podcasting. Kelly has co-created and currently hosts the podcast IMDweed with Jessica Androsky in March 2017. The podcast features a different comedy industry guests each episode to smoke weed, watch a movie and review it after with Jessica and Kelly. Several guests have been on Conan, Late Night w/Jimmy Fallon, and Comedy Central. Episodes drop every other Tuesday and can be listened to on Soundcloud and iTunes.
Headlining: Evan Wecksell
Comedian and Singer-Songwriter Evan Wecksell is one of the funniest and most energetic performers currently touring the country. Often compared to comedic superstars Adam Sandler and Stephen Lynch, Evan’s act is a blend of comedy and music that brilliantly and spontaneously engages every audience. Most recognized from his appearances on such shows as VH1’s “I Love the 80s,” “Conan,” “The Goldbergs” and “The Gong Show,” Evan can also be heard across such music outlets as SiriusXM, Spotify and Pandora. Able to put on a clean show, Evan is a young veteran who plays over 50 shows every year!
Opening Act: JC Coccoli
JC Coccoli is Earth’s fiercest comedy darling. Equal parts explosive and mindful, her comedy is engaging, cry your eyes out funny, and comes from the heart. Ms. Coccoli is a Pittsburgh born, Marina Del Rey based comedian, writer, producer, and activist. In a career successfully spanning thirteen years, JC landed a leading role on the hit MTV sketch show “Hey Girl” (directed by Wet Hot American Summer creator, Michael Showalter) and VH1’s reboot of Best Week Ever early in her career. From there, she hustled to cement her stake in the early 2000’s stand-up scene performing regular gigs at the Comedy Store, The Hollywood Improv (her home club), The Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theater, and The Laugh Factory. She has produced outstanding festival performances at San Francisco Sketch Fest, Women in Comedy Festival in Boston, Art Basel in Miami, The NY Comedy Festival, SXSW, Bonnaroo, Comic-Con, Coachella, Copenhagen, and the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Her TV appearances include Comedy Central’s Key and Peele, CORPORATE, WHY? with Hannibal Buress, E’s Chelsea Lately, and NBC’s Last Comic Standing season 8.