JD Etheridge is a comic out of Greensboro, NC. He loves video games and grilled cheese sandwiches. He’s opened for Rodney Perry, Tom Segura, Ms Pat, Mo Alexander, and Ian Bagg. His energy and crowd working skills keeps the people engaged and laughing their asses off. He’s also the co-host of a podcast called “The Open Micers” with fellow comic Micah Hanner.
Brandy Brown embodies when you mix Black Girl Magic with Big Dick Energy! Her bubbly personality and dark observations about growing up struggling with weight, growing up in the South and society in general will give you something to think AND laugh about!
Anna Valenzuela’s radiant smile belies her dark material. She’s not afraid to share anything, and her warm nature takes the audience on a ride they don’t want to escape. Her roast battle skills earned her a spot on Comedy Central’s Roast Battle, and her comedic talents have been featured in the Broke LA festival for three years running. She’s traveled to All Jane and Flyover Comedy festival, and she’s appeared on Nerdist’s Fangirling. For more Anna, check out her two podcasts: 12 Questions, an in-depth look at sobriety, and Bruja-ja, where three Latinas dish on all things Latinx.
Carl Martindale is a up-and-coming comic out of Greensboro NC. He’s been performing stand up in the scene since he was 20, you can find him on social media. @cbuttaaaa
Jay P. Brown was born in Atlanta, GA, and grew up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. After getting sick of the cold, he moved to Los Angeles in 2008. After getting sick of not being famous, he started comedy in 2013.
Jay P. quickly became a stand-out regular on the club scene, entertaining audiences with his vast array of voices, characters, and stories of being a Video Gamer, and the White Black Man. Jay P. describes himself as the most intimidating person you’ll ever meet at Comic Con.
Jay P. Brown has been seen at the Hollywood Improv, The Comedy Store, and the Ice House. He has also recently performed at the Sonoma Laughfest, the Ventura Harbor Comedy Festival, Laughs Unlimited in Sacramento, The Comedy Palace and Mad House Comedy Club in San Diego, Loonee’s Comedy Corner in Colorado Springs, the World Series Of Comedy in Las Vegas in 2016 and 2017, the 2018 Maumee Mary & Joseph Comedy Festival in Fort Wayne, IN, and most recently, the 2019 Antelope Valley Comedy Festival in Lancaster, CA.
Tori Chaffee is a Chapel Hill comedian, but her charming blend of attitude and vulnerability has dazzled audiences all over NC. She has performed at the NC Comedy Fest with the likes of Todd Barry and she is a 2019 Ultimate Comic Challenge finalist.
As an African American who was raised Mormon with white parents in Salt Lake City, Skyler Higley’s unique perspective and sharp wit are helping him quickly become one of Chicago’s brightest stand ups and writers. Skyler has performed on stages all over the city like Zanies, Chicago’s Laugh Factory and Comedy Bar, and is a contributing writer for ClickHole and The Onion. Coming from his unconventional background, Skyler is poised to take his hilarious point of view to the biggest stages.
D’sean Ross is one of America’s hottest up and coming comedian/actors. D’Sean Ross got his start in high school by being hailed the class cut-up. Outside of class, he performed at local stand-up comedian contests and continued to do this while in College. Thus, gaining him recognition at some of Los Angeles’ most popular comedy clubs. His routines as a stand-up comedian continue to make audiences double over with laughter.
Not only does he perform at local comedy clubs, D’Sean Ross, who’s comedy takes on many degrees of laughter and drama. Comedy has landed him appearances on the Tom Joyner Show, MTV’s Yo Mama, the Steve Harvey Show (warm-up), and on BET Comic View,TV-One Who’s Got Jokes, Additionally he has traveled across the states to colleges and university’s bridging the gap between education and comedy, Ross has also been blessed to entire our troops of seas (Japan,Kuwait, Iraq). Currently, D’Sean Ross can be seen touring with Lovi Love, Lavell Crawford, and Rodney Perry.
A bitter cynical curmudgeon born and raised in the American South, Chris Buck, is a stand-up comedian who is not the sort to revel in shallow trophy anecdotes. He has a key to a city, once taught Shania Twain to Lindy Hop, boasts the 215th highest Donkey Kong score in the world, and the original bassist from Lynyrd Skynyrd owes him $30. When it comes to comedy, Buck takes a philosophical approach harnessing humor from satirical elements charged with poignant sociopolitical commentary, of course no one gives a shit about that anymore so instead he eats Arby’s before shows then talks about farts.
Jake Manning is a pro wrestler, podcaster and a stand up comedian. On top of his busy pro wrestling, podcasting & comedy schedule Jake also produces 3 monthly comedy shows in the Charlotte Area, All Organic Comedy Show, Craft Comedy Series and Joke Sploitation. Manning has been a part of the 2019 North Carolina Comedy Festival and the 2018 Live Laugh Festival in Ohio. In addition to that, Jake’s podcasts How Did This Get Booked & 10 Bell Pod have each been named to be one of the fastest growing wrestling podcasts of the year according to Square Circle.