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 The best Valley comics come to the stage. 

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Schedule subject to change.

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Enjoy free appetizers from 5 to 7 p.m.
on most nights. Beverages available.
Shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Most shows recommended for age 18 and older.

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Gene Moore
April 24 – 7:30 p.m.

Gene is a rare find who not only loves doing stand-up, but also believes in promoting diversity in the comedy world. On this night Gene and his LGBT friends (and even a straight one or two) will challenge your beliefs, make you smile, see something new and make you laugh.

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Dwayne Perkins
May 1 – 7:30 p.m.

New York native Dwayne Perkins made his national television debut with a stellar performance on Late Night with Conan O'Brien. Dwayne's intellectual yet street savvy comedic style impresses all in attendance, pushing him to the head of the class among up and coming comedians. His performance has led to international appearances, as well as television and film roles. Dwayne made his sitcom debut on the 2002 fall season premiere of CBS's Baby Bob as a guest star supplying comic relief. 

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Class Clowns Comedy
May 8 – 7:30 p.m.
Tony Vicich brings his long-running stand-up comedy show, Class Clowns, to TCA. This is the show where it all starts. Comics have gone from Class Clowns shows all the way to Last Comic Standing, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more.  See the show that has taken comics from their first stage experience to national prominence.

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Tempe Comedy Concert Series: Gert the Joke Lady
May 15 – 7:30 p.m.
Gert the Joke Lady is 93 and a holocaust survivor from Austria. She also survived a 30 day coma from an undiagnosed ailment in 2002. After that experience, she decided she was going to enjoy her life and began her career as a stand-up comedian. She worked with Paul Newman and Margaret Hamilton in the 1950s and frequently appeared in the popular television show Route 66 in the 1960s. She has opened for Debbie Reynolds and has been featured on several national radio and television stations

Greg Freiler

Tempe Comedy Concert Series: Gregory Freiler
May 22 – 7:30 p.m.

Greg is an entertaining storyteller and a truly engaging comedian.  After spending 14 years as a high school teacher, he realized that he really belonged on the stand-up stage. He has performed across US in venues at Gotham Comedy Club in New York, The Ice House, Tempe Improv, and Stand-Up Live. He has worked with comedians Bob Marley, David Spade, Ritch Shydner, Louie Anderson, Tom Arnold, Paul Reiser, and many more. In 2013 and 2014, he had the opportunity to perform for the military overseas.

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Tempe Comedy Concert Series: Steve Krause
May 29 – 7:30 p.m.
Steve "Short Bus" Krause is a “sit down” comedian from Phoenix, AZ. Instead of feeling sorry for being born so awesome, Steve just decided to laugh at life. Being the only disabled kid in the school, at an early age Steve began using his humor to make new friends. At the age of 19 Steve took a Sales/Marketing position in the NFL, but soon discovered his passion was the stage. As soon as his wheels hit the stage he knew that he had found his true calling. Steve has worked with comedians such as Russell Peters, Pablo Francisco, Carlos Mencia and many more. Steve and his Service Dog Kawana are quickly becoming a favorite at clubs and theaters across the country. Steve's goal is to have you jump out of your chair with laughter...well, that's because he can't! Steve's edgy outlook on life is a show you definitely do not want to miss.

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Tempe Comedy Concert Series: Insane and Sober
June 5 – 7:30 p.m.
These guys do not drink, but after you see them, you may want to start! Rob Spector presents a case of loveable miscreants trying to stay on the straight and narrow. This show is hilarious and appeals to young and old, sober and not so sober alike. Support these comics as they live one day at a time and hopefully do not die one joke at a time.

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Class Clowns Comedy
June 12 – 7:30 p.m.
Tony Vicich brings his long-running stand-up comedy show, Class Clowns, to TCA. This is the show where it all starts. Comics have gone from Class Clowns shows all the way to Last Comic Standing, Jimmy Kimmel Live and more.  See the show that has taken comics from their first stage experience to national prominence.

Amy Blackwell

Tempe Comedy Concert Series: Amy Blackwell
June 19 – 7:30 p.m.
Amy Blackwell is a quirky Arizona native who has been making people laugh her whole life.  Blessed with a God-given quick wit and sense of timing coupled with fearless public speaking skills, she makes a natural stand-up comic. Whether people are laughing at her or with her, she will soak up all your attention!

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Tempe Comedy Concert Series: Ernie Green and Funny Friends
June 26 -7:30 p.m.
Buffalo, NY native Ernie Green is an emerging, opinionated and hilarious comic who is a regular at the Tempe Center for the Arts. He has gathered eight of his funny friends - the ones who will admit to knowing him at least - together for what will be one hilarious night of comedy. Each comic in this show has or soon will be a headliner, so come out and see a great show for a great price!