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
Over the years, David has had the good fortune of writing monologue material for both Bill Mahar on "ABC's Politically Incorrect" and Jimmy Fallon on "Late Night". David has done a ton of radio fill-in for the Cumulus Broadcasting stations in Grand Rapids, MI...97 WLAV FM and has also become a regular guest host on the nationally-syndicated "Bob and Tom Show" out of Indianapolis.
Owen Benjamin started his comedy career in music. Growing up with an opera singer father, Owen
has played classical piano since childhood. Owen was a regular on MTV’s PUNK’D, and has appeared on E!’s CHELSEA LATELY and Comedy Central’s LIVE AT GOTHAM.
Owen feature credits include I NOW PRONOUNCE YOU CHUCK AND LARRY and THE HOUSE BUNNY and he
can soon be seen in ALL’S FAIRE IN LOVE with Christina Ricci and BORN TO BE A STAR with Nick Swardson. He has done stand up at the Aspen Comedy Festival and clubs and colleges across America.
Owen has opened for Nick Swardson, Anthony Clark, Dave Attell, and Taylor Hicks. His unique blend of music and comedy makes his show a must-see.
You’ve seen Judy Tenuta appear in shows from “The Vagina Monologues” to “Menopause the Musical.” Her stand-up specials have aired on Showtime, HBO, and Lifetime. Judy was featured as the national spokesperson for a series of Diet Dr. Pepper commercials.
The self-described “Love Goddess” and “Aphrodite Of The Accordion” has made hundreds of guest and co-hosting appearances on such popular television shows as “The View,” “Late Night With David Letterman,” “Larry King Live,” “Entertainment Tonight,” and “Comics Unleashed.”
Judy is a two-time Grammy Award Nominee. Her comedy albums include “Attention Butt-Pirates and Lesbetarians! ,” and “In Goddess We Trust,” Judy was the first female stand-up comic to win “Best Female Comedian” at the American Comedy Awards.
Ms. Tenuta has starred in two independent films, “Going Down In La-La Land” and “Gibsonberg.” You’ve also seen her on “General Hospital,” “Corey In The House,” and alongside Hillary Duff in “Material Girls.”
With his unmistakable accent and his hilarious yet endearing delivery, Comedian Rocky Laporte is becoming more well-known by the day. His performance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” brought him a standing ovation, and he’s been featured on his own “Comedy Central Presents” special which is currently running on Comedy Central.
Rocky’s opened for the likes of, Louie Anderson, Garry Shandling, Drew Carey, Tim Allen, Hootie and the Blowfish and the Righteous Brothers just to name a few. Hes done an enormous amount of charity work also. For St Jude’s for Children, N.F.L. Charities, Homeless shelters, cancer research and Police and Fire Dept fundraisers.