Touring comics Willie Fratto Farrell, Greg Romero, Mike Merryfield, Geoff Keith, Edwin San Juan and Jack Jr. will hit the Dragon Room stage, joining the award-winning club’s regular lineup
L.A. Comedy Club has announced a hilarious August 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 Willie Fratto Farrell, Greg Romero, Mike Merryfield, Geoff Keith, Edwin San Juan and Jack Jr. whose combined credits span A&E, Comedy Central, ESPN, NBC, TBS and more. Tickets are available for purchase here.
The club’s lineup of popular resident comics includes James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Variety 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.
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.
- 6 p.m.: James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Variety 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:
- Monday, August 1 through Sunday, August 7: Willie Fratto Farrell along with Gene Moore
Willie Fratto Farrell, a stand-up comedian from Des Moines, Iowa is a 35-year comedy veteran and Norwegian Cruise Line comic for over 20 years. Farrell has appeared on national television on A&E, Comedy Central and ESPN as well as featured on “The Godfathers of Comedy,” on Showtime.
- Monday, August 8 through Sunday, August 14: Greg Romero along with Rene Vaca
Greg Romero, the stand-up comedian and actor based out of Los Angeles, California, has performed on “Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen” and “Comedy.TV” on Showtime and has made guest appearances on television shows like “Modern Family,” “Law & Order,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Bones.” He has also appeared on three seasons of “World’s Dumbest” on TruTV, two seasons on VH1’s “The Greatest” and other shows including MTV, E!, TLC, TV Guide Network among others.
- Monday, August 15 through Sunday, August 21: Mike Merryfield along with Ron Josol
Mike Merryfield started his comedy career nearly a decade ago as a doorman at a local comedy club. Known for keeping his sets refreshingly original, Merryfield has made a splash on the comedic world. Merryfield was the season three winner of Comcast’s “Trial by Laughter,” runner up in the 37th Annual “San Francisco Comedy Competition” and was one of the original “Lucky 21” at the HBO Comedy Festival that aired on TBS. Merryfield also has two different hour-long comedy specials on SiriusXM and three albums on iTunes with his first album “Live at Loonies” was considered for a Grammy Nomination.
- Monday, August 22 through Sunday, August 28: Geoff Keith with special guests
Geoff Keith, from Los Angeles, California was voted Orange County’s Funniest Person in 2005 and spent the following year touring the country opening for Pablo Francisco. In 2011, Keith was named by Campus Activities Magazine as one of their “Hot Comics” and was one of five people nominated the following year for Comedian of the Year. Keith has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham” and “Pablo Francisco’s: OUCH!,” “The Late Late Show” on CBS and “Comics Unleashed” on ABC, among others.
- Monday, August 29 through Tuesday, August 30: Edwin San Juan with special guests
Voted “Best Comedian on the Las Vegas Strip” by Las Vegas Weekly, Edwin San Juan, is known for sharing his multicultural life experiences, his observational humor and hilarious word play. Making his first film debut alongside co-star Felipe Esparza and Paul Rodriguez in “I’m Not Like That No More” in 2010, San Juan has entertained American troops on the USO tour “Around the World in Eight Days” and made various television appearances including Comedy Central’s “Live at Gotham,” Showtime’s “Comics without Borders,” BET’s “Comic View” and “The Payaso Comedy Slam” on Showtime among others. San Juan is also the creator and executive producer of “SlantED Comedy,” a showcase of Asian American stand-up comedians available on Showtime.
- Wednesday, August 31 through Sunday, September 4: 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 Wayns, 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.”
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 has just moved to a custom-built 270-seat showroom on the main casino floor at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod.
The club’s nightly, three-show lineup includes James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Variety Show at 6 p.m.; a rotating selection of top national touring headliners nightly at 8 p.m.; comedian Butch Bradley at 10 p.m. Thursday through Monday; and comedian Bret Ernst at 10 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday. 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.