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
Funny man Richie Holiday didn’t grow up wanting to be a comedian. He wanted to be an architect, but quickly discovered he was terrible at math. So he took the advice of his college philosophy professor “Find something you like to do. Then do it so well someone will pay you to do it.” In early 2001, Richie tried his hand at stand-up comedy. After just two weeks of open mic he was offered a job as the house MC and decided he enjoyed getting paid to show the world he’s not quite the genius he parents hoped he would be. Described by Weird Al Yankovich as “Brilliantly Silly,” Richie Holliday’s charismatic and laid back persona has anchored his absurd and whimsical comedy. It’s a balance of the quirky and the common that made Holliday a favorite on Carnival Cruise Lines, over 150 colleges throughout America and has lead to appearances on HBO & ABC.