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2022 Comedy Festival Line-up...

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Mary Gallagher                        

Milwaukee, WI 


Mary Gallagher loves two things: being a single mom and a stand-up comedian. However only one pays actual money, so she performs in clubs all over and is currently on the Netflix TV show "Prank Encounters.” Her Dry Bar Special is out soon!

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Jim Krenn                                    

Pittsburgh, PA


Writer/comedian & award-winning 24-year Pittsburgh morning radio host. A 14-time "Entertainer of the Year" & Billboard Magazine "Personality of the Year",  Jim's show features impressions & signature storytelling, as heard on "The Moth Story Hour".

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Rob Ward                                     

Cleveland, OH


In 2021 Rob recorded his first Drybar comedy special, and released his first album on SirusXm called "Parental Advisory". He also opened up the Martin Lawerence "Lit AF"� tour in 2020. 2018 he appeared on Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the city”.

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Steven Briggs                

Los Angeles, CA


Steven has appeared on Netflix, MTV, Hulu, TruTV and HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm. When Steven is not entertaining audiences across the US, he is headlining overseas for our troops in Egypt, Kuwait, Iraq, Italy and many more.

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Jonny Loquasto                     

Northampton, PA


Jonny Loquasto is a Comedian, Sports Entertainment Broadcaster, and a Physical Therapist. So yes, he's a bit different. He also released his first comedy special titled "Jonny Loquasto: Physical. Therapy." that is streaming on Roku, Tubi, and Xumo!

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Dave Nihill                                

Dublin, Ireland


From Dublin, Ireland, Dave Nihill is an NPR featured storyteller, bestselling author, San Francisco Comedy Competition winner & the first ever Irish comedian to have a special on Dry Bar Comedy. His videos have been viewed over 70M times.

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Kandyce August

New Orleans, LA


A highly animated comic doing observational and improvisational comedy, Kandyce is a joy to watch on stage. She is a working comic who has performed in festivals all over the U.S. and Canada.

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Mark Eddie                                

Steubenville, OH


Mark Eddie is a comedian/singer/songwriter with a musician's view on everything from pop music to parenting.  With his signature voice & happy-go-lucky spirit, Eddie thoroughly entertains audiences internationally.

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Johnny Beehner                    

Madison, WI


Johnny Beehner is the last comic to make their debut on the Late Show with David Letterman. He’s got a Dry Bar Comedy special with over 16 million views. He's silly, likable, and fun. His life goal is to win just one argument with his beautiful wife.

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Jill Kimmel                                 

Gilbert, AZ


This hilarious mom has brought her views on divorce, dating, & raising kids on 5 overseas military tours, is the writer and star of the, "What A Mouth" FB series, performed at JFL, and was on Comedy's Central's "Hart of the City".

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Steve Mazan                            

Chicago, IL


His ability to be clean & clever landed Steve Mazan on Letterman, The Late Late Show, DryBar Comedy and won him an Emmy writing for "Ellen." But of all he's done, he's most proud of his 12+ trips to the Mid-East to perform for our troops.

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Joe Praino                                   

Katonah, NY


Joe Praino is a comedian, actor and podcast host. He was selected as a "New Face" at Just For Laughs in 2019. He co-hosts the Dirty Sports Podcast and it's spinoff Dirty Slides, as well as his own show The Joe Praino Podcast.

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Armando Anto                       

Paris, France


Armando Anto was born and raised in France. He began studying classical violin at the French National Conservatory at the age of 5. For the last 10 years, Armando has been perfecting his unique style of comedy. 

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Jen Murphy                                

Studio City, CA


Jen Murphy has been doing stand up for 13 years and recently released her 2nd Album on Itunes. As well as touring the U.S. to perfrom at clubs, I have also done three military tours to Afghanistan, Kuwait, Jordan, Egypt and Greece.

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Eric Schwartz                     

Thousand Oaks, CA


Eric Schwartz (Showtime, Hulu, BET) combines stand-up, music and visuals to rock audiences from all angles. He opened for Jo Koy in seven countries, but easily his most impressive credit is his degree from Cal Poly, where his comedy career began.

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Saul Trujillo                            

Los Angeles, CA

Saul Trujillo is a child-like man ready to light up any room with his weird energy. Growing up in Stockton wasn't easy, but it gave him the thick skin needed for any situation on & off stage. You can catch him on Amazon Prime's Laugh After Dark.

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Jay Washington                     

Chicago, IL

A professional wrestler turned stand-up comedian and actor. Jay has been seen on Amazon, NBC, The Drew Barrymore Show, Netflix,Vh1,  commercials, tv shows and movies.  Most notably the Spike Lee Joint "Chi-Raq" alongside Wesley Snipes. 

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Katie K                                 

Rogers, AK

Katie K tours the country performing for clubs, universities, and festivals. She has appeared on NBC's America's Got Talent, AGT Extreme, and Squished on Amazon Prime.  You can hear her on the popular podcast "Mostly True Opinions" on iHeartRadio.

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Bronston Jones                            

Venice Beach, CA


Bronston Jones is a huge comedian. He is massive, gigantic, enormous, large, extra large, double extra large, gargantuan and literally bigger than your dreamy memories of your tiny grandfather. Bronston is big. Plus he's funny. 

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Aaron Kleiber                         

Homestead, PA   

Dad, actor, comedian, touring w likes of Bob Saget, Josh Blue, John Witherspoon & Harland Williams. "Grown @%$ Dad" Amazon Prime comedy special, reaching over half a million; top 10 iTunes. Cut from dozens of film/tv shows as an actor.

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Dave DeVito                             

Cranford, NJ


Dave DeVito is a comedian who spent ten years performing in NYC before moving to LA to pursue his dream of warmer weather. He won "Best Stand-Up" in the Los Angeles Comedy Festival.

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Brent Blakeney                   

Raleigh, NC


Brent Blakeney hails from Raleigh, NC. A winner of Carolina's Funniest Competition, and Kenan Thompson's "Road to NYC" contest. He is a national opener for Last Comic Standing winner, Jon Reep. January 2020 saw his TV debut on the Circle Network. 

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Kallan Reece

Stillwater, OK


From Stillwater, Oklahoma. Moved out to Colorado to pursue his comedy dreams. He has a laid back style with twists and turns to make everyone laugh. He performs all over the U.S and is the Mullet Man in Sierra Nevada Beer commercials.

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Jackie Gold

Brooklyn, NY


Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jackie has a sharp tongue, quick mind, and unabashed sense of humor. Her comedy album "Maximum Occupancy" debuted at #1 on Amazon and iTunes.

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James Hancock III

Hampton, VA 


Veteran James Hancock III loves bringing laughter to people all around the world. From entertaining fellow troops in Korea, to hilarious theater performances in San Diego. Audiences of all backgrounds are drawn to his hilariously diverse comedy.

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Nathan Hurd

Jacksonville, FL


Nathan hurd has been making people laugh all over for over a decade. A fantastic storyteller with the ability to be relatable and bring a new Perspective. With an extremely diverse fan base and 1.8M followers on Tik-Tok. He's someone to watch.

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Robert Omoto                        

Sacramento, CA


Robert Omoto is a somewhat small, very loud, Filipino and Japanese man from Sacramento, CA. He's opened for Pablo Francisco, Bret Ernst, Sarah Tiana, and Mike Epps. He's also performed for the troops and was a semi-finalist for StandUp NBC.

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Eddie Pence                              

Los Angeles, CA   


Eddie resides in Los Angeles. Don't worry Eddie will make no jokes about how he hates writing about himself in the 3rd person, just understand that he does, I mean I do.  Check out my err his special on Amazon Prime, "The Unspecial Comedy Special"

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Laura Hayden                         

Hermosa Beach, CA


Laura is a dangerously over educated blonde in fabulous shoes. After graduate school she took a comedy class and people have been laughing at her ever since. Laura hosts podcasts, write books and sling jokes across the globe. 

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Kojo Prince                               

Tampa, FL


Kojo Prince is a comedian that has the ability to perform for various audiences. He prides himself on the ability to work both clean and edgy. His comedy style, best described as being silly and superficial but yet satisfying.

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John Hastings                    

Ottawa, ON Canada 


John Hastings has told jokes on BBC, Comedy Central, and The Comedy Network. John was recently spotted on America's Got Talent performing to no audience. Did John just film a special for Drybar out soon? Yes!

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Justin Foster                            

Los Angeles, CA


Justin Foster has been featured on the Joe Rogan Podcast, SIRIUS/XM, the Burbank Comedy Festival, San Diego Comedy Festival, and the San Francisco Comedy Competition. His comedy album "Dangerless", debuted at number one on iTunes.

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Bill Bunker                                   

Chicago, IL


Bill has been working as a comedian for 22 years. He has been married for 23. That's 45 years of being heckled. These experiences have given him insight in what it means to be a rational man trying to survive in a world where every good deed is punished.

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Amanda Cohen                  

Amherst, MA


She's a middle-age woman who is definitely nobody's mom. She's your best nightmare: a fearless comic with a sharp sense of irony who will challenge your assumptions about older ladies, while still relating to all ages.

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Matt Fernandez             

Tampa, FL


Matt has performed at the Oddball Comedy Fest & Boston Comedy Fest. He's written for College Humor & Playboy. His tweets have been featured on Ellen & Jimmy Kimmel Live. You can find his one hour special; Why Does Everyone Hate My Mirror? on Amazon.

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Alyssa Poteet

Chicago, IL


Alyssa Poteet is an LA based, Chicago born standup comedian. She was the winner of the Future Is Female Comedy Contest, she's undefeated at The Comedy Store's Roast Battle, and she's the creator of the web series Dog Mom's

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David Rosie Rosenberg

Los Angeles, CA


David Rosie Rosenberg is an amazing crowd work comic who's been seen on Netflix and Comcast and iHeart Radio.

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Tayler Yarish

New York, NY


Tayler Yarish is a NYC based comedian. He hosts a weekly podcast called “The Tayler Yarish Show” (Spotify & iTunes) Follow him on Instagram @tayleryarish

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Sam Goldstein             

Thousand Oaks, CA


Sam Goldstein began his career in comedy in late 2012. After spending many years living other people's dreams which became a nightmare he decided to stop hitting the snooze button & made his dream of comedy a reality. He still hits the snooze button.

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Josh di Donato

Atlanta, GA


Josh di Donato is one of the unsung pioneers of the LA Alternative comedy movement. He founded the comedy shows at Largo. Recent festivals include Blue Whale in Tulsa in 2019, Turnpike CF in NJ, Four Corners CF in Durango, CO 2019 and 2021.

Kris Rubio                            

Los Angeles, CA


LA-based comic Kris Rubio uses his musical comedy style to cast an ever-expanding net amongst the stand up community, constantly touring and creating viral content for the world to enjoy.

Mark Fry                             

Phoenix, AZ


Producer, writer, actor, comedian Mark Fry does it all!  You may have seen Mark on such shows at Conan and "Marvin Marvin" on Nickelodeon.  He also can be regularly heard on Raw Dog Comedy on SiriusXM radio.

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Eric Shantz                                

McKees Rocks, PA


International comedian and producer Eric Shantz has been storming audiences all over North America and Europe. His style is delivered in a light spirited stand-up routine presented as interactive casual conversation. Check out Shantz as sex, drugs, and money graphically serenade the audience.