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Dec 19 - Backdrop Comedy presents Stand-Up Comedy Showcase

BACKDROP Comedy brings another incredible lineup for the last event of 2019 at Askew! Hosted by Derek K. Moore, the night is headlined by Artie Rob and features Jay Are Adams w/ special guest Bad Lad!

A Finalist in the Funniest Comic in New England Contest at the Mohegan Sun Casino, Artie Rob is a Comedian and actor who has appeared on TVOne, Bric TV, Amazon Prime and recently performed at the world famous Apollo! He has opened for Comedians Michael Epps, Tommy Davidson and Donnell Rawlings aka Ashy Larry. Artie's act reflects upon true events in his life from his recent awareness that 60 is not the new 30, to raising kids, to his hilarious experiences on the dating front. No matter the crowd, he will bring tears of laughter to your eyes as he brings his real experiences to the stage!

Our featured comedian Jay Are Adams is originally from California, but cut his teeth in comedy in New England. Starting off in comedy clubs like The Comedy Connection and Comix, Jay Are has taken his comedy all the way to Comedy Central where he was featured in Season 2 of Kevin Hart's "Hart of The City!" Special Guest Bad Lad is a Rhode Island native, who enjoys entertaining crowds in stand up for over 6 years; though Lad has been performing in various forms of live entertainment since he was 12. Lad describes his comedy as a blend of "my take on the human condition" while audiences describe it as "funny as hell!"

Doors open at 7pm and show starts a 8pm. Tickets are on sale now so make your plans to finish off the year with some laughs and we'll see you at Askew on December 19th!!

Earlier Event: December 18
Dec 18 - Open Mic Night & PVD Jam Session
Later Event: December 24
Dec 24 - Funk Night with the Autocrats