Escape the Heat and Laugh out Loud With July Lineup at L.A. Comedy Club

July Lineup at L.A. Comedy Club

Resident comics Julio Rodriguez, Bret Ernst and Butch Bradley will share the Dragon Room
stage with a hilarious lineup of comedians.


L.A. Comedy Club inside The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower hosts three shows nightly with an exciting, and of course hysterical, lineup in July. The nightly 6 p.m. resident comic Julio Gonzalez and 10 p.m. residents Butch Bradley and Bret Ernst share the stage with an incredibly funny 8 p.m. comedy lineup that includes Julio Gonzalez, Cody Woods, Mary Upchurch, Mike Merryfield, Nikki Carr, Patrick Garrity and Jimmy Shubert. Tickets start at $39.95 and 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 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


Special Offers:

  • Clark County School District and First Responders:

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


Nightly Schedule:

  • 6 p.m. Monday through Friday: 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 1 through Thursday, July 4: Adam Hunter

Adam Hunter, is relentless, packing more jokes per minute than any other comedian ever heard. Originally from New York City, he has quickly become one of the most popular comedians in the country. Hunter was a finalist on season six of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” and has appeared on “Chelsea Lately,” “The Late Late Show,” MTV, VH1, TruTV, CBS, Comedy Central and more. He has performed for the Armed Services on multiple military tours at bases in Asia, Africa and South America as well as in the United States. His web series “MMA Roasted” and bi-weekly “MMA Roasted Podcast” breaks down popular MMA fighters with brash humor and comedy to an audience of more than 100,000 per month. Hunter is also the host of the popular “UFC Comedy Jam” where he works with professional mixed martial artists to sharpen their comedic skills before they perform for a live audience. From marriage and fatherhood to pop culture and politics, no topic is off-limits for Adam’s razor-sharp humor.

  • Friday, July 5 through Sunday, July 7: Julio Gonzalez

Julio Gonzalez has taken the comedy world, and the Las Vegas Strip, by storm. Julio’s comedy is based on his bilingual upbringing and life experiences including weight loss, relationships, society, women and living life to the fullest. His comedy has earned him a residency at the award-winning L.A. Comedy Club inside The STRAT Hotel, Casino & Tower in Las Vegas. While Gonzalez is living his dream job as a comedian, he uses his platform to be the difference he would like to see in the world. He frequently hosts complimentary shows for first responders and teachers as well as collects donations of non-perishable food items and clothing in support of local food banks and shelters resulting in over two tons of food and more than 1000 articles of clothes helping homeless and low-income families.

  • Monday, July 8 through Sunday, July 14: Cody Woods featuring Mary Upchurch

Originally from Kansas City, Cody Woods is now a prominent comedian based in Los Angeles. He appeared on season three of Comedy Central’s “Hart of the City,” The Comedy Shaq Network and the Emmy-nominated show “Mind Field.” Woods knew he wanted to be a comedian since he was five years old. He had always used humor to navigate the challenging upbringing of having a single mother, living in a trailer, frequently changing schools and often being the ethnic minority in his class. He used jokes and humor to win over friends and avoid bullying. Over the years, he has opened for renowned comedians such as Dave Attell, Paul Mooney, Tom Segura, Bruce Bruce, Charlie Murphy, Steve-O and Todd Glass. In 2014, Woods toured with the USO entertaining troops in Japan and performed at the NACA college circuit. He was a finalist in the 2015 Cabo San Lucas Comedy Festival and was handpicked by Kevin Hart to showcase on Comedy Central in 2019.


San Diego native Mary Upchurch is a ball of excitement, energy and enthusiasm with a pinch of self-depreciation and dash of delusion and desperation. Upchurch launched her comedy career in Phoenix, and now performs all over the Las Vegas Strip. Upchurch was the winner of several contests including “House of Comedy’s Funniest Person with a Day Job,” “Stir Crazy’s Funniest Person in the Universe,” and she placed 3rd in the “World Series of Comedy” in 2022. Mary has participated in the “Limestone Comedy Festival,” “Big Pine Comedy Festival,” “SLO Comedy Festival” and “The Sac-Town Comedy Get-Down.” She has opened for legends Taylor Tomlinson, Todd Barry, Finesse Mitchell, John Caparulo, Greg Proops and many more. Mary is currently hosting the “Wings with Friends Podcast” on iTunes, a podcast about food, fun, and friends. Her standup can be heard featured on Dry Bar Comedy and SiriusXM.

  • Monday, July 15 through Sunday, July 21: Mike Merryfield featuring Gabe Nolasco

Grammy-nominated 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 in 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” receiving a Grammy nomination. He can also be found making an appearance in the movie “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the White House,” alongside Cedric the Entertainer and Mike Epps.


Originally from the Bay Area in California, Gabe Nolasco is one of the hottest up-and-coming comedians on the scene today. With over 14 years of experience, his sarcastic social commentary pokes fun at a myriad of topics including race, religion, relationships and himself. He now resides in Las Vegas where he works as a writer, actor and podcast producer creating comedic sketches and commercials as well as performing in local clubs.

  • Monday, July 22 through Saturday, July 27: Nikki Carr

Nikki Carr weaves her life experiences as a woman, lesbian, mother and grandmother into her hilarious stand-up routines. She has appeared on several TV shows and comedy specials including BET’s “Comic View,” “One Mic Stand” with Kevin Hart, NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and Martin Lawrence’s “1st Amendment Stand Up.” Her impressive resume also includes independent films like “Gold Digger Killer,” Change the Game” and “Ass Backwards” with Alicia Silverstone and Jon Cryer. Carr has also taken her performances overseas, performing for troops at military bases in Kuwait and Iraq.

  • Sunday, July 28: Patrick Garrity

Patrick Garrity started comedy at an early age developing a great sense of timing and wit, making him now a veteran of the road. His high-energy stories about being in the military, growing up a younger brother and why the Irish don’t trash-talk come to life through characters, impressions and real-life situations. Alongside performing in clubs all around the country, Garrity has appeared on NBC’s and CBS’s Comedy Night School.

  • 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.


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 or by calling 702-380-7777. The STRAT is on social media at Facebook, X, Instagram and YouTube.


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Escape the Heat and Laugh out Loud With July Lineup at L.A. Comedy Club
Escape the Heat and Laugh out Loud With July Lineup at L.A. Comedy Club