June 23 | June 24 | June 25 | June 26 

Luis Alvarez is known for starting with humble beginnings just as much as he is known for his unique sense of humor. A former dishwasher at a local Arizona comedy club, he got the bug after watching comics perform when the rush was over in his dish pit. He would soon take his humor from back of the house to the stages and has quickly gained recognition from audiences all over. Luis has worked with and opened up for some of comedy’s legends His raw perspective on life’s daily distractions mixed with his unique sense of humor is either loved or hated but never forgotten. 

COCKTAILS WITH TONY B

June 28

Tony B is a Phoenix based stand up comedian, who began his career doing improv in Chicago. Tony applies the skills he learned in Improv to keep his stand up act high energy and spontaneous all the while keeping audiences engaged and laughing. Tony is a regular at comedy clubs across the southwest including, Rick Bronson’s House of Comedy in Phoenix, The Comic Strip in El Paso and The LA Comedy Club in Las Vegas. His comedy special entitled, “Tony B: Day Drinker” can be viewed on Amazon Prime Video or listened to on Spotify, Apple music and iTunes! 

NOT SO BLACK AND WHITE

June 29

Ashley Rose and Tara Shakespeare are two Phoenix based comediennes who laugh about juggling careers, children, dating and wine. Their Podcast ‘Not so Black and White’ offers their viewers a chance to see life through the lens of a different ethnicity. While life isn’t always funny, Tara and Ashley always manage to make awkward moments more palatable through laughter. This single moms duo enjoys tackling the hard topics with a Bottle of wine. After a year of success, Ashley and Tara have managed to bring their brand of funny back to the stage only this time they’re adding more Comedians, Juicy Topics, Audience Participation and plenty of Wine!! 

June 30 | July 1 | July 2 | July 3

 

Michael Malone is an award-winning stand-up comedian, film director and writer based in Los Angeles. His blistering humor focuses on breaking down the idiotic ways we deal with life, death, love and sex.

In 2012, Michael won the Seattle International Comedy Competition. From there he was named 2013’s “hot comic to watch.” in 2014 he was voted one of the “Top Five Comedy Performers” in the U.S. college market and then Michael released his second comedy album via uproar records in 2015 titled, “Thirty One.” this album was featured for several weeks on the new and noteworthy section of iTunes and became a top ten best selling album on iTunes as well.

Michael has been featured on the Bob and Tom Show, XM radio, 24/7 Comedy Radio, Fox, Fusion, WGN, Comcast on Demand, Hulu’s “Comedy Time”, the CW, and the first two seasons of “Laughs” on Fox. He was also the lead in the comedy/horror cult classic film, “Chopping Block.” in 2016 Michael went overseas with the armed forces entertainment tour and performed for the us military in eleven different countries.

He currently resides in Los Angeles California and writes a monthly column for “Face the Current” magazine and is the creator behind the very unique podcast, Punched Up” the animated series The Good Doctor” on the Funny or Die Network and the NSFW nature show on the Laugh Factory’s Youtube Channel, “Mother F*cking Nature.” Michael is also the co-writer and director of the award-winning five-part web series, “Bethlehem.”

In the summer of 2017 Michael appeared on several episodes of Fox television’s comedy game show, “Punchline.” Michael can also be seen on Comedy Central’s “Bad Ass Bitches of History” and the Showtime’s drama series, “I’m Dying Up Here.”

DBG AND FRIENDS

July 6 

Local Comedian Daniel Bridge-Gadd is brining his friends to HOC!

“DBG & Friends” is a show case of some of the best talent Phoenix has to offer, as well as featuring some up and comers turning heads. 

RELL BATTLE

July 7 | July 8 | July 9 | July 10 

Rell Battle is a comedian and actor appearing as a series regular on CBS’s Superior Donuts and a recurring guest star on ABC’s The Good Doctor. As a comedian he’s appeared on TBS’s Conan, Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, and Hulu’s Coming to the Stage.

As a writer he’s written for Comedy Central’s Hood Adjacent and Facebook Watch’s Will Smith’s Bucket List, and served as producer for Will Smith’s “Will at Home Series.” Other TV credits include Comedy Central’s Key and Peele and Adult Swim’s The Eric Andre Show. A Washington, D.C. native, Rell also created and executive produces Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, his live show that he adapted for television.

Rell studied theater at the University of Maryland before moving to Los Angeles to pursue comedy.

K-VON

July 14 | July 15 | July 16 | July 17 

K-Von is the most famous Half-Persian comedian in the world.

Millions have seen his appearances on NETFLIX, NBC’s ‘Last Comic Standing’, and his popular TED Talk. He just received a standing ovation while filming a his ‘Dry Bar’ Comedy Special.

He’s coming to town to deliver a hilarious comedy show + sign his new book (full of funny stories & great unsolicited advice!)

K-von’s style is versatile yet relatable with storytelling and high-energy performances about a variety of mainstream topics.  

ADAM HUNTER

July 21 | July 22 | July 23 | July 24

A New York City Native, Adam Hunter is one of the hottest young comedians around today. He headlines all over the country, putting his heart and soul into every performance with an act that is brash, deep and hilarious. Adam was a finalist on season 6 of “Last Comic Standing”, was the last Stand Up Comedian to perform in his second appearance on Jay Leno’s “Tonight Show”, appeared on “Chelsea Lately”, “The Late Late Show”, MTV, VH1, TruTV, CBS, Comedy Central, “The Real Husband’s of Hollywood”, Nickelodeon’s “See Dad Run” and performed at arenas, colleges and clubs all over the world. He’s also done numerous military tours for our Armed Services on bases in the Far East, Middle East, Africa and South America as well as here at home.

A prolific writer, Adam is the head writer of Fox Sports’ “MMA Awards” and has held that title for 5 years running. His current projects include the TV Pilot “Ambush Stand Up” of which he is the Creator and host, as well as “So You Think You’re A Tough Guy”, “Adam Hunter’s A.D.D.” and two Feature Scripts, “Pinned” and “Comic Stripped”.

He was the host of the TV show “Man Up Stand Up” on MadTV” and has appeared on Showtime’s “Whiteboyz in Da Hood,” CBS’ “Comic’s Unleashed”, “Entertainers,” “Latino Laugh Festival,” and “Loco Comedy Jam” and appeared in sketches on “Conan O’Brien” and “Jimmy Kimmel”. He was the subject of the MTV show “True Life I am a Comic”.

Most recently, Adam has booked a Series Regular Role on Oxygen TV’s New Docu Comedy Series, “Living With Funny” along with Brandon T. Jackson, DeRay Davis, Michael Blacksin, Erik Rivera and Lavell Crawford.

On stage Adam talks about his issues concerning relationships, his dysfunctional family, and other life observations. He brings his most painful experiences such as his mother abandoning the family when he was 3, his family history with substance abuse, his issues with women, religion, pop culture and more to the stage in a hilarious matter in which everyone can identify with. Adam can bring down any house with his view of the world. Adam Hunter is a star in the making and you definitely want to catch his act!

JACK JR

July 28 | July 29 | July 30 | July 31 

As the son of comedy club owners, Jack grew up in the comedy scene, and over the years made the transition from spectator to on-stage performer. Over the last few years, he has delved into the acting and writing world and has moved his way up the ladder to find himself traveling across the country featuring for the likes of Marlon Wayans, Brandon T. Jackson, Damon Wayans Jr and David Spade.

Jack has been seen on the shows Epix “Sex Life” as well as Amazon “Laugh After Dark” and the Amazon Documentary “Make America Laugh Again”. He was the 2019 finalist on the NBC show “Stand Up”. He created the NoHo Comedy Festival, which attracted some of the country’s most talented comedians. Today, he can be found headlining in clubs across the country, guest starring in movies like “50 Shades of Black”, as well as participating in popular podcasts like “The Church of What’s Happening Now with Joey Diaz” “ About Last Night” with Adam Ray!