The Comedy Zone returns to Lynchburg, Va – Joel Byars & David Goolsby
Thursday, May 4th
Headliner: Joel Byars
Growing up in a house of educators, Joel Byars has combined his passion for educating and entertaining by creating a comedy enterprise around performing stand-up comedy, hosting the award winning Hot Breath! Podcast, teaching a weekly comedy class and co-authoring “The Comic’s Playbook” with MIT alum Dr. Robert Joseph. All of Joel’s professional endeavors are designed to help people discover their creative potential.
Joel’s unique talent has been featured everywhere from The Weather Channel and Atlanta Magazine to Atlanta Business
Chronicle and voted Creative Loafing’s “Best of Atlanta.” Some of his accolades also include writing for Comedy Central’s
Roast Battle at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and being crowned the National Champion of Search For The One Comedy Competition in Washington D.C
Feature Act: David Goolsby
David Goolsby is a standup comedian from Greensboro, North Carolina who started his career at the age of 19. Combining his overt self-awareness with a unique perspective on the world, he connects with audiences of all walks of life at clubs, venues and festivals around the country.
David has opened for Mo Alexander, Kevin McCaffrey, and Damon Williams. He is also the host of a comedy and philosophy podcast, The Oowap, centered around the perils of young adulthood and the pursuit of happiness.
MC: Rob Ruthenberg
Former nationally touring comedian turned radio and TV host Rob Ruthenberg has been working with some the top talents in comedy such as Adam Sandler. George Carlin, Kevin James, Weird Al Yankovic and more. Working comedy clubs and colleges for over 30 years he is proud to bring is biting observational humor back to the place he has called home most of his life.
Karaoke with DJ Cam to follow! 9-11pm
The Comedy Zone appears the first Thursday monthly here at The Clubhouse and Karaoke night is every Thursday!