GJ Stand-Up Comedy Showcase!

Saturday, June 9, 8pm
Admission: $25
Tickets available online, at The Art Center over the phone (970-243-7337 x.2) or in person, in advance or at the door.

This is a wonderful opportunity to bring a talented pool of hilarious Front Range comics to the Western Slope. Well-established touring professional headliners that are regulars at Comedy Works in Denver will be booked for monthly showcases. The inaugural show will be with the hilarious John Novosad headlining and Mitch Jones featuring on June 9 at 8pm at The Art Center.

John Novosad, a.k.a “Hippieman” is a stand-up comedian based out of Comedy Works in Denver, Colorado. John has performed in clubs, theaters, and weird little coffee houses across the country for almost three decades. Yes, there were some day jobs along the way. John grew up in Boulder, Colorado – which is a damn good place to be from if you’re a Hippieman. He made his comedic debut sometime around 1980 at the Blue Note in Boulder. John has toured extensively over the years and continues to do so. He’s also a featured performer at The Comedy Works, sharing the stage with some of the biggest national acts working today. John made his network television debut on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, has written a screenplay – Hippieman: The Movie and is currently working on a comedy pilot. In the future John will continue to perform and develop Hippieman’s Plan for America – comedic solutions to our nation’s problems. And be happy.

Mitch Jones is a stand-up comedian, podcaster, novice voice actor, and avid pop culture enthusiast: Mitch Jones is a Colorado native that has been performing comedy since 2010. From the corners of the smelliest dive bars to the brightly lit stages of mid-sized theaters… Jones stands ever vigilant; forever in pursuit of the creative process! Credits include: High Plains Comedy Festival (2016, 2017); Crom Comedy Festival (2016, 2017); Savage Henry Comedy Festival (2016); FoCoMX (2016); Laughing Devil Comedy Festival (2015); Comedy Works New Faces Contest Semifinalists (2014, 2015, 2016, 2017).

Leif Cedar performs comedy on a regular basis throughout the Denver area. He also takes his offbeat comedy and word twists to comedy venues around the country from coast to coast. Leif enjoys all aspects of comedy – especially humor that is off-center and jokes about his personal life. He has won contests in the Denver area as well as the amateur finals of the Great American Comedy Festival.

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