John Roberts is one of the standout performer/writers on YouTube and will wow the Comix audience with his original character work and stellar live performance skills on Thursday, May 1st.
John was recently featured on Vice Magazine's VBS.TV and his first viral video "The Christmas Tree" was hailed as an instant comedy classic. It was nominated for a broadband Emmy award and was featured on VH-1's Best Week Ever, Comedy Central’s Insider and countless blogs and websites. The follow up "Jackie & Debra" won The Comedy Smalls award in London, was featured on YouTube, and has a huge tween following.
Even with all that, John is just getting warmed up! He formed the band Opti-Grab which went on to play with such acts as Blondie, Gogol Bordello, Scissor Sisters and Tom Tom Club. His recent musical collaborations with Debbie Harry, Jack Pierson, and The Ones, are sure to make 2007 a rock hard year. Be sure to look out for John's solo debut EP "Get Blown" due out this fall!
THU, MAY 1st @ 8:00 PM
353 West 14th Street
New York 10014
Tickets are $17 in advance or $20 day of show plus a two item minimum in the showroom. Tickets can be purchased online at www.comixny.com or by calling 212.524.2500. .
Opened in September 2006, the comedy nightclub Comix has quickly defined itself as the premier comedy club in New York City. Comix is Zagat’s highest rated comedy venue and was dubbed “one of the top six clubs in the country” by the Hollywood Reporter. In addition to featuring the best of cutting edge alternative comedy with everything from improv and sketch comedy to music and variety programming, headlining acts have included The Flight of the Conchords, Sarah Silverman, Roseanne Barr, Craig Ferguson, Kathy Griffin and many more.
An elegant space with comfortable seating and unobstructed stage views, Comix boasts the purest acoustics and a full dinner menu that will delight even the most discriminating diner.
Official Website: http://www.comixny.com