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A Lineup as Hot as August in Vegas at L.A. Comedy Club Inside the STRAT

Lineup as Hot as August in Vegas
at L.A. Comedy Club Inside the STRAT

Resident comics Julio Rodriguez, Bret Ernst and Butch Bradley try to stay cool as they
share the stage with comedians Jimmy Shubert, K-VON, Jason Cheny, Byron Kennedy and JC Currais.

L.A. Comedy Club inside The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower is home to hilarious resident comedians Julio Gonzalez, Butch Bradley and Bret Ernst. This month, they will share the showroom with some of the best comedians in the country. Jimmy Shubert, K-VON, Jason Cheny, Byron Kennedy and JC Currais will have the crowds roaring with laughter as they take the stage. Showtimes and tickets are available for purchase here.

 

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 has recently relocated its famed Dragon Room to a custom-built 270-seat showroom on the main casino floor at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower.

Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. No minors under the age of 15 are allowed in the showroom. Ticket prices start at $39.95 plus taxes and fees, with the option to purchase L.A. Comedy’s famous “$30 All You Can Drink Special.” Nevada locals with valid ID receive 50 percent off. More information is available at www.lacomedyclub.com.

 

Special Offers:

  • Professional Football Season

Whether guests are supporters of the hometown team or have traveled from afar in support of the visiting team, L.A. Comedy Club will bring everyone together with half-off regular-priced tickets for shows using code “Gameday” at checkout. The code is valid now to purchase tickets for all three nightly shows, starting Monday, August 5.

  • Clark County School District:

L.A. Comedy Club is pleased to offer all Clark County School District employees free entry to the 6 p.m. Happy Hour Show starring Julio Gonzalez Monday through Sunday.

 

Nightly Schedule:

  • 6 p.m. Monday to Sunday: Happy Hour Show Starring Julio Gonzalez

Julio Gonzalez, a rising star in the comedy scene, is known nationwide for his storytelling comedic style using his life experiences such as weight loss, relationships, society, women and living life to the fullest. Gonzalez also uses his platform and talents as a comedian to help others through his various charity shows and is committed to being the change he wants to see in the world.

  • 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 has received the gold award for “Best Comedian” for three consecutive years from the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards. 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, July 29 through Sunday, August 4: Jimmy Shubert

Jimmy Shubert, a Philadelphia native, started performing stand-up right out of high school at local comedy clubs before moving to Los Angeles where he began working at The Comedy Store. Shubert was one of the original “Outlaws of Comedy” that toured for five years, playing major casinos in Las Vegas and other cities, often to more than 6,000 people per show. Since his performance in the Montreal “Just for Laughs Comedy Festival” in 1997, Shubert’s television appearances range from IFC, ABC, NBC, CBS and Disney Channel with appearances on “2 Broke Girls,” “Heist,” “ER,” “Reno 911,” “Rude Awakenings,” “Angel,” “Once and Again,” “Lucky,” “New Car Smell,” “Secret Service Guy,” “Just Shoot Me” and “Youth in Revolt.” He has worked with such marquee names as Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Charlize Theron, Katie Holmes and Robin Williams. His first half-hour special for “Comedy Central Presents” was recorded at the Hudson Theater in New York City. Additionally, he has recorded three comedy albums with his most recent, “Zero Tolerance,” reaching the No. 1 Comedy Album spot on iTunes.

  • Monday, August 5 through Sunday, August 11: K-VON

K-VON, originally from Reno, Nevada, is an internationally touring standup comedian and the most famous half-Persian comedian. He is known for his ability to cater his comedy to all events from charity events to Las Vegas late night crowds. K-Von’s storytelling and high-energy performance style makes his comedy both versatile and relatable to audiences around the world as he talks about a variety of topics. He is best known for being the host of MTV’s “Disaster Date,” but he also has made appearances on multiple Netflix shows, NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and most recently starring in the movie, “Funny Thing About Love,” alongside Jon Heder from “Napoleon Dynamite.”

  • Monday, August 12 through Sunday, August 18: Jason Cheny featuring Jose Raymond

Jason Cheny was born and raised in Taiwan and then re-raised in America. Known for his goofy personality, Jason uses social absurdities within his family, his upbringing and society in his comedy. He uses the stage to express his frustration and confusion in a way that feels most truthful in the moment. Jason has traveled across all 50 states as well as all over Asia including Singapore, Hong Kong and his homeland of Taiwan. He can be found performing all over Los Angeles, and has opened for great comedians like Robby Chieng and Iliza Shlesinger. He also has appeared on Comedy Central’s “Featuring,” “Don’t Tell Comedy” and Kevin Hart’s “LOL” Network. His most recent award is winning “The World Series of Comedy” main event in Las Vegas.

 

Jose Raymond comes from the projects of Watts in Nickerson Gardens within Los Angeles. He later relocated to Hawaii where he won multiple comedic awards on the island of Maui, he decided to relocate back to California to pursue a full-time career in comedy. After a 12-year career gracing great comedic stages like the Apollo Theater, Hollywood Laugh Factory, Improv, Comedy Store, and HaHa Comedy Club, Jose moved his family back to Hawaii until a devastating wildfire forced them to evacuate. Despite the losses, Jose feels grateful to have his family and has used comedy to turn hard days and nights into laughter.

  • Monday, August 19 through Sunday, August 25: Byron Kennedy
    Byron Kennedy removed himself from a highly successful career in radio and the music business after his comedy trajectory took him from open mic nights to being featured in Las Vegas and beyond. Kennedy explains his fast start is exceedingly simple: “I f— hate meetings.” While still working as a record label executive, Kennedy dove into his comedy side hustle and took any slot he could at clubs in Nashville and Los Angeles. His irreverent, observational style and natural storytelling flair gelled quickly. All of which led him to a four-night opening stint in Las Vegas. Fueled by his success in Vegas, Kennedy was able to secure a featured slot at a gig in the state of Washington. Similar gigs followed and eventually, he signed a comedy album deal with BMG/Broken Bow – the record label he was previously an executive. He has since toured extensively throughout the United States and overseas and in October 2022, Kennedy made his debut on the Grand Ole Opry stage.
  • Monday, August 26 through Sunday, September 1: JC Currais

JC Currais is a Cuban American comedian and actor, born and raised in Miami. His acting career began in 2010 when he made his film debut at the Sundance Film Festival in a feature titled “New Low.” Since then, Currais has starred in television shows such as FOX’s “Lethal Weapon,” BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood” and was a series regular on Disney Channel’s original series “Just Roll With It.” In the comedy world, Currais has performed on TBS’s “Conan” and Comedy Central, was named TBS’s “Top Comics to Watch” at the New York Comedy Festival and was of one the New Faces of Comedy at the “Just For Laughs Festival” in Montreal. In 2020, Currais wrote and performed on the Twitch Sketch series “Two Joysticks and a Couch.”

 

 

 

About L.A. Comedy Club

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. Located in a custom-built 270-seat showroom on the main casino floor at The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower, it is known as the spot “where comedy comes to party,” and received the gold award for “Best Comedy Club” in the Las Vegas Review-Journal’s “Best of Las Vegas” awards for three consecutive years. The club’s nightly, three-show lineup includes the Happy Hour Show starring Julio Gonzalez 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 or 15 years or older with a guardian. Ticket prices start at $39.95 plus taxes and fees, with the option to purchase L.A. Comedy’s famous “$30 All You Can Drink Special.” Nevada locals with valid ID receive 50 percent off. More information is available at the website here, on Instagram, Facebook and X at @lacomedyclub.

 

About The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower

The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower has introduced a full reinvention of the iconic property since Golden Entertainment, Inc. took ownership in late 2017. Located on the north Strip at the gateway to the Arts District at 2000 S. Las Vegas Blvd., the hotel offers 2,427 guest rooms, including the newly remodeled “Elevate” series rooms and suites, and an 80,000-square-foot casino. The 1,149-foot STRAT Tower is comprised of Top of the World, serving award-winning cuisine in a 360-degree rotating dining room on the 106th floor; the Observation Deck, which offers SkyJump, 108 Eats and 108 Drinks, located on the 108th floor; and thrill rides, located at the top of the tower, including Big Shot and X-Scream. The STRAT’s main floor has introduced CHĪ Asian Kitchen, PT’s Wings & Sports, View Lounge and STRAT Café, each offering chef-driven cuisine; the William Hill Sports Book; and REMIX Lounge. Swim & Social, the rooftop resort-style pool and play experience, is open to the public and offers yard games, a poolside café and more. A variety of shows and entertainment include iLuminate, a multi-sensory blend of dance and technology; ROUGE, an exciting, topless spectacular and immersive, sensual experience; L.A. Comedy Club, which showcases up-and-coming stand-up comics; and Terry Fator: One Man, a Hundred Voices, a Thousand Laughs, an all-new multi-media, immersive Vegas production featuring comedy, music and parody through Fator’s skills as one of the world’s best ventriloquists. Located next to The STRAT, the new Atomic Golf spans 100,000 square feet and four floors with 103 digitally enhanced golfing bays, six full-service bars, eight digital putting bays and more. Golden Entertainment, Inc.’s innovative guest loyalty rewards program, True Rewards®, is now available at The STRAT and 70+ other locations. More information is available at www.TheSTRAT.com or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, X, Instagram and YouTube.

 

 

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