5th Annual Comedy Fest

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This annual stand-up comedy event has become a great escape from the winter blues. It features three professional comics and plenty of laughs! Tickets for this great event featuring all three comedians range from $18-25. Cash bar available.

Headliner Michael Palascak

Michael Palascak (Pal-a-sack) grew up in the small town of Wabash, Indiana and began his comedy career in Chicago. His stand-up is clean, original, and funny. On this past season of Last Comic Standing, Roseanne Barr called Michael, “a wonderful comic” and said that his “delivery was fantastic.” Keenan Ivory Wayans described Michael’s comedy as “very sly, young, kind of dude-ish humor.” Norm Macdonald loved that Michael seemed authentic onstage to who he was offstage. In his set, Michael makes fun of both the important and unimportant things– his parents, his way-too-honest girlfriend, Spirit Airlines, and T-Mobile.

He began his network television career with performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno within six months of each other. His résumé has since grown to include two appearances on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, a half-hour special on the inaugural season of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour, and advancing to the Top 5 of NBC’s Last Comic Standing. In addition, Rooftop Comedy released Michael’s debut comedy album Job Opening to the digital and audio world. Michael would like to thank his family, friends, and Sam Howard for all their love, support, and for reading all the way to the end of his bio even though they already know him.

You can see a video of him on Last Comic Standing here.

Featured Comic Jim Flannigan

Over the last decade, Jim Flannigan has become a mainstay at many of the top comedy clubs around the country.  Hailing from Chicago, Jim’s quick wit and smart humor have made him a favorite at colleges, comedy clubs and corporate events alike.  Jim’s hilarious material has earned him a growing fan base and industry recognition, recently making his TV debut and being selected as a finalist in the 2015 World Series of Comedy.

You can watch a clip of him at Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club in Las Vegas, NV here.

Emcee Dusty Slay

Dusty Slay is a stand-up comedian with a baritone voice so smooth it’s like champagne in your ears. Dusty walks you through a childhood in the trailer park, his adult years in the workforce and as an occasional blackout drunk. He thinks skunks smell like weed and leaves the serious topics like race, religion and politics up to someone who, unlike him hasn’t drank gas out of a water hose.Slay has appeared on several network shows including NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, the popular program “Laughs on FOX” and he was a featured comedian on “TMZ”. Dusty’s comedy is regularly showcased on many nationally syndicated radio programs including Sirius XM, Pandora Radio and “The Bob and Tom Radio Show.”

You can watch a clip of him at Crackers Comedy Club in Indianapolis here.


Comedy Fest 2018