The headliner will select several local comedians to showcase their talent.
Rio Paris is a fun & energetic comic that has performed with some of the biggest names in the comedy industry and travels around the country with unique/original material. He is a regular on the Tampa Bay comedy scene and a 2 time Florida’s Funniest Finalist. He was also voted Best Up and Coming Comedian by Creative Loafing.
With quick wit and unbelievable stage presence he is able to make any crowd feel right at home as he delivers jokes anyone can relate to. Get ready to laugh like never before!
Frankie Paul has been touring professionally since 1990 and entertaining audiences all over the country. Frankie Paul is fast becoming a prominent force in the world of comedy! He has a unique knack for taking a typically unnoticeable situation and placing it to new levels of hysterics! From fishing, scuba diving, and female body builders to marriage, kids, and how we choose the animals we eat. Frankie Paul hits them all from angles you know but never see coming! All done with an unstoppable high energy delivery!
Frankie has had numerous TV appearances on FOX NBC and
Comedy Central as well as dozens of radio shows like Rick & Bubba and Bob & Sheri plus many others. And of course he has performed live in all the top comedy clubs and theaters around the country and abroad!
He knew from a young age that he had a knack for making people laugh! In school, he was a real class clown. He was able to make the teacher laugh along with the kids. Therefore, avoiding a trip to the principal’s office. Born in New York City, Frankie and his family moved to the small town of Melbourne, Florida when he was seven years old. He remains there today with his wife and two children. Frankie says “Everything I’ve learned, I’ve learned in the south so my comedy does have a southern flair.”
Once you see Frankie at a Comedy Club in your town, you’ll want to see him again! You will want to bring new friends to enjoy this incredible show! His facial expressions alone will have you rolling! With an animated appearance and a positive edge, Frankie Paul takes his crowd on a silly roller coaster ride of uproarious laughter. After it’s over, the crowds are drained but want ride again and again! If laughter is truly the medicine, then Frankie Paul should be Surgeon General. Don’t miss him !!!
Tommy Savitt was born in Livingston, New Jersey to William and Irene Savitt , Romanian immigrant parents. Tommy graduated Canarsie High School in Brooklyn and then went on to graduate Brooklyn College earning a Bachelor’s in psychology. From there Tommy went on to Brooklyn Law School. Prior to completing law school, Tommy enlisted in Marine Corp boot camp in Parris Island, South Carolina in order to become a Judge Advocate General. The administrators wanted to consolidate Tommy’s split-summer program and so Tommy left the training because he did not want to interrupt his law school studies. Upon leaving Parris Island, Tommy’s drill instructor advised him not to be a lawyer but, rather a comedian. That was Tommy’s impetus to begin to pursue his dream of becoming a stand up comedian during his second year of law school. However in order fulfill his mother’s dreams of having a son who was a lawyer he received his Juris Doctor in 1997 and is licensed to practice law in New York and Connecticut. After receiving his license Tommy proceeded with his own practice in Real Estate Law in Flushing, Queens where his clients were mostly Chinese immigrants or Koreans, who knows. Tommy found his law practice unfulfilling and left it to pursue his passion, stand-up comedy.
Tommy Savitt is a 15 year comedy veteran who began in his hometown of
New York City, where he also starred in productions of Shakespeare.
After developing his “Hey Tommy” character, he was featured on Bob &
Tom and Blue Collar Radio and performed around the world for the
He has since developed a new stage persona, the Tommy Lama, which has
proven a hit at comedy clubs and festivals internationally and landed
a coveted residency at the Laugh Factory in Las Vegas.
Along the way he’s won the prestigious Seattle Comedy Competition and
best comedian at the Boston Comedy Festival , Ventura Comedy Festival, and the LA Comedy Awards.