Penguins Comedy Club located inside The Vault presents Tom Garland.
One show September 19th
Show Time 7:30 PM
Growing up across the street from a cornfield in Iowa couldn't stop Tom Garland from becoming "one of the country's best young professional comics..."(TravelIowa.com). Most recently, Garland's stand-up was featured on MTV.com and as the sole Opening Act for Steve-O & Tom Green's "Icons of Comedy: Original Pranksters Tour" at the legendary Starlite Theater at The Riviera Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. He's undoubtedly shared the stage with some of the nation's top headliners, including Joel McHale, B.J. Novak, Eric Andre, Michael Ian Black, Josh Blue, Loni Love, and Yakov Smirnoff. Garland has also been heard on SiriusXM Radio, iHeartRadio, TheCollegeTownLife.com, Pandora, and Spotify, all by the age of 25. He now returns to Las Vegas next weekend to appear in The 2013 World Series of Comedy at the Tuscany Suites Casino. Its no wonder that when Eastern Iowa's KGAN CBS2 & KFXA FOX 28 featured Garland on their morning news they Headlined his incredible story "Iowa Kid Now 'Big Time.'" Nate Rankin of AmericasComedy.com also raves, "This dude's game is comedy and not the kind of comedy you read in one of those joke books...Tom Garland has a powerful personality...hailed by numerous sources as a huge up-and-comer."
"From Iowa to Vegas" (AmericasComedy.com Headline) and everywhere in between, "Iowa's Funny Man" (Iowa City Press-Citizen Headline) can adapt to any audience and deliver with an unsurpassed energy. To learn more visit:www.tomgarlandcomedy.com
MC: DJ Dorrington
With Special Guests: Will Azbill, Jon Bunger, Lance Baetsle, and Trent Struzynski
Michael made his network debuts on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in the same year. He followed that up with performances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central's The Half Hour and most recently Conan. Currently you can see Michael as a contestant on NBC's Last Comic Standing.
Desiring to perform all forms of comedy, Michael took sketch and improv classes at The Second City in Chicago, iO, and Annoyance. In Chicago, Michael debuted his one-person sketch show--Pursuing Happiness: A bunch of scenes about people that moved out of their parents' house, got a real job and got married. Performed by a guy who didn't.
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