Touring comics Jay Reid, Patrick Garrity, Paul Ogata, Quinn Dahle, Peter Berman and Keon Polee will hit the Dragon Room stage, joining the award-winning club’s regular lineup
L.A. Comedy Club has announced a hilarious April lineup for the club’s custom new Dragon Room showroom at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod. Headlining the club’s 8 p.m. spot are Jay Reid, Patrick Garrity, Paul Ogata, Quinn Dahle, Peter Berman and Keon Polee, whose combined credits span Comedy Central, “The Tonight Show,” Showtime and more. Tickets are available for purchase here.
The club’s lineup of popular resident comics includes James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Show at 6 p.m.; comedian Butch Bradley at 10 p.m. Thursday through Monday; and comedian Bret Ernst at 10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
- 6 p.m.: James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Show
James Michael, Mississippi native, is a part-time tattoo artist, fitness model and comedic magician. Known for his sleight of hand, comedic timing and fun antics on stage, Michael has brought laughs around the world for more than 30 years by means of cruise ships, corporate functions and television shows. Michael’s sleight of hand, comedy and sheer country madness has placed him as one of Las Vegas’ top 10 magicians for three consecutive years and has been awarded the silver medal winner of the best magic show in Las Vegas in 2020.
- 8 p.m.: Touring headliners featuring top national comics
- 10 p.m. Thursday through Monday: Butch Bradley
Comedic veteran, Butch Bradley, grew up in Atlantic City, New Jersey and started his comedy career by becoming a founding member of the Boston Improv Troupe. Bradley has been the opening act for comedic legends like Ray Romano, Lewis Black and Cathy Ladman and has appeared on HBO, Comedy Central, has been a regular on The Late Late Show and toured festivals such as the Aspen Rooftop Comedy Festival, the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival and made an appearance as a USO Entertainer. Bradley was named Best Comedian 2020 by “Best of Las Vegas.” Bradley’s comedy special, “Butch Bradley: From Las Vegas” is currently available on Amazon Prime. He can also be seen on the big screen in the upcoming film “Reagan” starring Dennis Quaid.
- 10 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday: Bret Ernst
Bret Ernst, born and raised in New Jersey, was one of four comedians featured in “Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days and 30 Nights—Hollywood to the Heartland,” has appeared on television shows like “Comedy Central Presents,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “Weeds” and has a recurring role on Netflix’s hit series, “Cobra Kai.” Ernst’s jokes are rooted in storytelling, giving the audience an inside look at the life of a typical North Jersey Italian kid in the 1980s.
Upcoming headliners, 8 p.m. shows:
- Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3: Jay Reid along with Cody Woods
Jay Reid, an American comedian and actor, got his start performing stand-up in small clubs throughout Las Vegas. Reid made his television debut on BET’s “Coming to the Stage.” After winning comedian Bill Bellamy’s “Who’s Got Jokes?,” he toured alongside Bellamy as well as being in Showtime’s “Ladies Night Out Comedy Special.”
- Monday, April 4: Patrick Garrity
Patrick Garrity started comedy at an early age and developed into a veteran of the road. His energized stories about being in the military, growing up a younger brother and why the Irish don’t trash-talk come to life through characters, impressions and real-life situations. Garrity has appeared on NBC’s and CBS’s Comedy Night School.
- Tuesday, April 5 through Sunday, April 10: Paul Ogata with Patrick Garrity
Paul Ogata, born and raised in Pearl City, Hawaii, moved to Los Angeles in 2006 to begin devoting more time to stand-up comedy. In 2004, Ogata won the title of “Funniest Asian-American Comedian in the U.S.” in the TakeOut Comedian Competition and won the prestigious San Francisco International Comedy Competition in 2007. Ogata has been seen on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” “Comics Unleashed,” CBS’s “Late Late Show” and debuted his stand-up comedy album “Paul Ogata Stands Up: Live in Hong Kong” in February 2010.
- Monday, April 11 through Sunday, April 17: Quinn Dahle with Special Guests
Quinn Dahle, originally from Minnesota, has appeared on “The Tonight Show,” Showtime, Comedy Central, “Lopez Tonight” and “Carson Daly.” He has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy including Robin Williams, Tim Allen and Brad Garrett. Dahle, known for his comedic and improvisational crowd work, has a universal audience and keeps them coming back for more.
- Monday, April 18 through Sunday, April 24: Peter Berman with Byron Kennedy
Peter Berman is a comedian and actor, who hosted the nationally syndicated morning radio show, “Morning Sickness” and written for “The Howard Stern Radio Program.” Featured on “Comedy Central Presents, he also appeared on IFC’s comedy series “Maron” as well as performed in The United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Canada and for American troops in Afghanistan.
- Monday, April 25 through Sunday, May 1: Keon Polee with Special Guests
Keon Polee is a comedian and actor from the California Bay Area who honed his comedy skills in San Francisco before moving to Los Angeles. Polee has been featured on television in shows like “We Got Next” on AspireTV, “Laughs” on Fox, “Tony Baker and Friends” on Amazon Prime and “Laff Mob’s Laff Tracks” on TruTV. Having made his way around the world, Polee has performed around the United States and internationally in South Korea, Japan and Canada.
- Midnight, Friday, April 8: Jack & Jokes starring Jack Jr.
Jack Assadourian, known as Jack Jr. on stage, grew up in the comedy scene as the son of comedy club owners and featured for big names in comedy including Marlon Wayans, Damon Wayans, Jr. and David Spade. In 2019, he was a finalist on the NBC series “Stand Up” and has appeared in comedies including “50 Shades of Black” as well as on Amazon’s series “Laugh After Dark” and documentary “Make America Laugh Again.”
About L.A. Comedy Club
Shows nightly at 6 p.m., 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.
The L.A. Comedy Club, dubbed “The younger rebel brother of Improv” by Casino Player Magazine, has been entertaining Las Vegas locals and visitors since 2007. Known as the spot “where comedy comes to party,” the repeat “Best of Las Vegas” gold award winner recently relocated its famed Dragon Room to a custom-built 270-seat showroom on the main casino floor at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod.
Guests must be 18 years or older to attend. Ticket prices start at $39.95 plus taxes and fees, with the option to purchase L.A. Comedy’s famous “$25 All You Can Drink Special.” Nevada locals with valid ID receive 50 percent off. More information is available at www.lacomedyclub.com.