THE BIGGEST COMEDY EVENT HAWAII HAS EVER SEEN

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Paul Chamberlain
Media Relations, Maui Comedy Festival 2014
(619) 300-7333 | press@mauicomedyfestival.com

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INAUGURAL MAUI COMEDY FESTIVAL COMING TO LAHAINA OVER
HALLOWEEN WEEKEND – OCTOBER 30TH – NOVEMBER 2ND
FEATURING HANNIBAL BURESS, REGGIE WATTS, TIG NOTARO,
MARC MARON, AISHA TYLER AND MORE
(Lahaina, HI) – April 30, 2014 – From October 30th through November 2nd, the “Best Island
in the World” (according to Conde Nast Traveller readers) will play host to the first annual
Maui Comedy Festival. This event brings a three-day, multi-venue comedy showcase to the
historic town of Lahaina on the island of Maui. Attendees will have the chance to experience
more than 30 of today’s funniest and smartest comics, including Hannibal Buress, Reggie
Watts, Tig Notaro, Marc Maron and Aisha Tyler.
In addition to brilliant stand-up performances, the festival will feature unique events,
including a live taping of The Green Room with Paul Provenza, a special edition of This Is
Not Happening hosted by Ari Shaffir and live podcast recordings of Girl on Guy with Aisha
Tyler and The Crabfeast podcast with Jay Larson and Ryan Sickler.
The festival will take place at the most unique and iconic venues in Lahaina town, including
the 680-seat Maui Theater, home of the world-renowned ‘Ulalena show; the salty and
intimate Lahaina Yacht Club; and Fleetwood’s on Front St., the eponymous restaurant of
legendary Fleetwood Mac drummer, Mick Fleetwood. Fleetwood’s on Front St. will serve as
the festival’s centerpiece and main watering hole, where all three floors will be packed with
laughter – from stand-up on the rooftop at sunset to a genuine mainland comedy club vibe in
the cellar lounge.
“Maui is known for not just our natural beauty and world class hotels, but also first-rate
entertainment,” said Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa. “We have international film festivals, hula

shows, live concerts and now this A-list of visiting comedians. I look forward to attending the
Maui Comedy Festival myself and I encourage residents and visitors alike to do the same so
we can all laugh the night away together.”
VIP and early-bird passes are now on sale for $199 and $399. Both passes give full access to
the entire run of the festival – 3 nights and over 20+ shows. Individual tickets will go on sale
August 15th, 2014.
A complete list of artists as well as festival developments can be found at
www.mauicomedyfestival.com
Follow us on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook for breaking news about more performers and
festival prep.
CONFIRMED PERFORMERS FOR THE 2014 MAUI COMEDY FESTIVAL
James Adomian
Nate Bargatze
Ahmed Bharoocha
Hannibal Buress
Michelle Buteau
Ron Funches
Todd Glass
Moshe Kasher
Kyle Kinane
Hari Kondabolu
Jay Larson
Natasha Leggero
Carmen Lynch
Marc Maron
Morgan Murphy
Aparna Nancherla
Mark Normand
Tig Notaro
Eddie Pepitone
Chris Porter
Greg Proops
Paul Provenza
Ari Shaffir
Kevin Shea
Ryan Sickler
Beth Stelling
Aisha Tyler
Sheng Wang
Reggie Watts
Ali Wong

FREAKS AND GEEKS

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The Comedy Club at Indigo proudly presents,
FREAKS AND GEEKS.
a night of comedy and music for everyone!
weather you were a freak a geek, or just about anything in between this show is for you!
As a special Bonus you can be a part of a live video shoot!
Saturated pHat will be filming live, and on location at the show, for their new video release!
Very special musical guests ORGINAL.ITY will be performing as well!
AS ALWAYS $3 BEER SPECIALS
And the INDIGO LATE NIGHT MENU!

CLICK HERE TO RSVP  http://www.facebook.com/events 

 

Steve O LIVE IN MAUI SATURDAY JAN 21st!

comedyhawaii.com and Hightide entertainment

Q103 FM Presents… 
A night of stand-up comedy and daring stunts with the star of JACKASS… 
Steve-O “Too Much Information Tour” @ Ocean’s Beach Bar
w/ opening guests… Chino LaForge, Ed Ka’ahea – hosted by Michael C. Hall

SPONSORED BY GO! MOKULELE AIRLINES

SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 2012
with opening guest… Chino LaForge, hosted by Oahus own, Michael C Hall! 
Ocean’s Beach Bar & Grill
1819 South Kihei Road, Kihei,, MAUI
Doors 7:00pm – Show 8:00pm – 21+ SHOW
Tickets: $35 Advance
Available: Online at http://www.hightideconcerts.net/,
Ocean’s Beach Bar & Grill 1819 S. Kihei Rd.,
Bounty Music 111 Hana Hwy # 105 Kahului,
Groove Tickets at http://fla.vor.us/groovetickets or by phone 1-855-2-FLAVOR

(Presented by Q103 FM)

 

STEVE-O LIVE! In HAWAII ALL ISLANDS!

 

 KPOI 105.9 FM Presents… 
A night of stand-up comedy and daring stunts with the star of JACKASS…
Steve-O “Too Much Information Tour”
w/ opening guests… KALEO PILANCA, JOSE DYNAMITE, JAMES MANE Hosted by MICHAEL C. HALL

ON-LINE PRESALE TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
GENERAL ON-SALE NOV. 28

DETAILS:
Thursday, January 19, 2012
with opening guests… KALEO PILANCA, JOSE DYNAMITE, JAMES MANE
HOSTED BY MICHAEL C. HALL
Hawaiian Brians Showroom
1680 Kapiolani Blvd, Honolulu, OAHU
Doors 6:30pm – Show 7:30pm – 21+ SHOW
Tickets: $35 Advance
Available: Online at http://www.hightideconcerts.net/,
Hawaiian Brian’s 1680 Kapiolani Blvd (808) 946-1343,
Honolulu Box Office 680 Iwilei Road Suite 100 or by phone 808-550-8457
UH Campus Ticket Center 2465 Campus Rd.
Hungry Ear Records 418 Kuulei Road (Kailua)
Groove Tickets at http://fla.vor.us/groovetickets or by phone 1-855-2-FLAVOR

(Presented by KPOI 105.9 FM)

Hawaiian Brian’s website: http://www.hawaiianbrians.com/
Steve-O website: http://www.steveo.com/
Kaleo Pilanca website: http://www.kaleopentertainment.com/
Jose Dynamite website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jose-Dynamite/191647427555858
Chino LaForge website: http://facebook.com/chinobrah
James Mane website: http://www.facebook.com/comedianjamesmane
Michael C. Hall website: http://www.comedyhawaii.com/

OTHER ISLAND DATES…

Friday, January 20, 2012
with opening guest… Ed Ka’ahea, Chino Laforge
Kuhio Lounge
Aston Aloha Beach Hotel
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, KAUAI
Doors 7pm – Show 8pm – 21+ SHOW
Tickets: $35 Advance
Available: Online at http://www.hightideconcerts.net/,
Aston Aloha Hotel 3-5920 Kuhio Hwy Kapaa, (808) 823-0191
Papaya’s Natural Foods (Kapaa) 808-823-0191
Hanalei Surf Company (Hanalei) 808-826-9000
Progressive Expressions (Koloa) 808-826-9000
Groove Tickets at http://fla.vor.us/groovetickets or by phone 1-855-2-FLAVOR

(Presented by Island 98.9 FM)

Saturday, January 21, 2012
with opening guest… Chino LaForge
Ocean’s Beach Bar & Grill
1819 South Kihei Road, Kihei,, MAUI
Doors 7:00pm – Show 8:00pm – 21+ SHOW
Tickets: $35 Advance
Available: Online at http://www.hightideconcerts.net/,
Ocean’s Beach Bar & Grill 1819 S. Kihei Rd.,
Bounty Music 111 Hana Hwy # 105 Kahului
Groove Tickets at http://fla.vor.us/groovetickets or by phone 1-855-2-FLAVOR

(Presented by Q103 FM)

Sunday, January 22, 2012
with opening guest… Chino LaForge & Kaleo Pilanca
Palace Theater
38 Haili St., Hilo, BIG ISLAND
Doors 7pm – Show 8pm
ONLY SUITABLE FOR 17+ AGES
Tickets: $35 Advance
Available: Online at http://www.hightideconcerts.net/,
CD Wizard 23C Pohaku Street (Hilo)
Groove Tickets at http://fla.vor.us/groovetickets or by phone 1-855-2-FLAVOR

(Presented by Native FM)

Steve-O (a.k.a. Stephen Glover)

Steve-O website: http://www.steveo.com/

Steve-O has become a household name and it all started when he snatched a video camera from his father’s closet when he was fifteen years old. From there he started producing homemade skateboarding videos featuring dangerous stunts mixed with comical behavior.

He was born in London and by the age of twelve, had lived in five countries and communicated fluently in three different languages. He holds citizenship in three countries – the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom.

After finishing high school in London, and completing a year at the University of Miami, Steve-O realized that college wasn’t for him. He enrolled in Ringling Brothers and Barnum and Bailey Clown College to help further his goal of becoming a professional stuntman. After graduating Clown College, and determined to make it in Hollywood, he began to pitch his home videos to producers.

Eventually, Steve-O’s videos made it into the hands of Jeff Tremaine (Jackass Creator/Director/Producer) who was working with Johnny Knoxville to create a stunt based reality show. The rest is history. MTV aired the first season of JACKASS in 2000. In 2001, Steve-O launched his own “Steve-O Don’t Try This At Home Tour”, establishing himself as an accomplished stage performer, at venues throughout the U.S. and in a dozen countries.

When the JACKASS TV series ended in 2002, the team moved on to JACKASS: THE MOVIE, released by Paramount in October of that year. Shortly thereafter, Steve-O and fellow JACKASS alum, Chris Pontius, were given a spin-off show entitled WILDBOYZ, which aired on MTV and MTV2 and lasted four seasons. In 2006, Paramount released JACKASS: NUMBER 2 in theatres and Steve-O continued to thrill audiences with his outrageous stunts.

In 2009 he competed on ABC’s hit show, DANCING WITH THE STARS, and lasted six weeks, despite an injury and having virtually no dancing ability whatsoever.

Next up, Steve-O can be seen in Paramount’s release of JACKASS: 3D, which hits theatres on October 15, 2010. Thus far (and still counting), his career as a performer has brought him to a total of 38 countries.

Most importantly, however, Steve-O has been clean and sober since March of 2008 and lives a healthy, vegan lifestyle in the Los Angeles area…but he still has no problem stapling his balls to his leg.

KALEO PILANCA
Kaleo Pilanca website: http://www.kaleopentertainment.com/
LIVE VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ-nAK9s4bI

“KALEO PILANCA” One of Hawaii’s FAVORITE FUNNY MEN!!!
This Hawaiian, Filipino, Portuguese, and Italian local boy prides himself on sharing the combination of on-the-spot natural comedy, spontaneity, improve, funny characters, and unforgettable storytelling to the delight of his audiences.

Kaleo complements his ‘good fun’ spirit by mixing a blend of uplifting soundtracks and his unforgettably ‘Rascal’ behavior while utilizing people and props to bring his Go-For-Broke stories to life. You never know what Kaleo Pilanca is going to do or say next, and it is this that keeps his audience and his radio, emceeing, live show and television followers wanting more.

A 5 year veteran of Hawaii morning radio as the funny man (Island 98.5 with Lanai’s Morning Show, and on 102.7 Da Bomb with Sam the Man and his Morning Radio Team), Island TV (Da Braddahs and Friends on OC16), and also producer of his own Live Comedy Show called “Kaleo Pilancaʻs Mix Breed Comedy Show”

JOSE DYNAMITE
Jose Dynamite website: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Jose-Dynamite/191647427555858
VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFArL5pDxiw

JAMES MANE
James Mane website: http://www.comedyhawaii.com/2011/02/james-mane/

LIVE VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyvA6kERVHI

Born to Samoan parents in Pago Pago, American Samoa. Grew up with Asians in Aiea, Hawaii. Lived in Buffalo, New York and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Nine times out of eight, I have no clue who I am or where the hell I’m going. If you see me, stop me and tell me.

James Mane is one of the hottest new comics to come out of Hawaii. With a honed professional style, and a truly original comedic voice, James will soon be known to everyone very soon.
One of the great things about James Mane as well, he takes the time, before and after every show, to talk to everyone, and anyone who wants to talk to him and treats everyone like a good friend. A big man that will shake your hand, pose for pics or just stop to talk a lil story to you, James is a hilarious comedian who values his supporters.
James Mane is an observational comedian who tells about his life as a single father of a young girl, as a bus driver, and as a larger than life Samoan. He is everything but the stereotypical Giant Samoan bus driving single dad and he tells it like it is on stage, both interesting and funny. He is partners with Michael C Hall of ComedyHawaii.com and are currently trying to develop the stand up comedy community in Honolulu, Hawaii.

He has worked with Eliot Chang, Ryan Stout, Bret Ernst, Jay Davis, Jay Phillips, Joey Medina, Dante, Michael Kvamme, Steve Byrne, Ahmed Ahmed, Cort McCown, Graham Elwood, Andy Bumatai, and Kaleo Pilanca.

Awards:
Free quarter pounder from McDonalds during Monopoly month.

MICHAEL C. HALL
Michael C. Hall website: http://www.comedyhawaii.com/2011/07/christian-michael-hall/

LIVE VIDEO: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l5ftsnhSuTo&feature=related

Has been in comedy for over 10 years, as a writer, performer, promoter, and actor. Seen in Hawaii 5-0, several wtf Hawaii productions, and being on Hawaii radio, as well as his own podcast “The live Mic Show.” Michael also writes for Major national publications such as, The Comic Bible Magazine, as well as MMAHAWAII magazine, and the Honolulu Midweek, and Hawaii Business online.

In his stand up comedy career, he has opened for names like, Andy Kindler, Whitney Cummings, Dave Atell, and many other A-listers. Originating from the Mainland, and now making his home in Hawaii, Michael is the creator of ComedyHawaii.com, the major Website Hub, for all things comedy in Hawaii. With an edgy, take no prisoners style, Michael’s comedy is original and unforgettable.

 

Eric J’s Last Stand live at the dragon

comedyhawaii.com

Its Eric J’s very last comedy night for at least 6 months kids and kiddies!!

I strongly suggest you come out or you might regret it for the rest of your lives…

I’m just saying it’s science and you can’t argue with science!

There will also be a whole mess of other funny peeps as well 5 dollar cover is super cheap and the drinks are strong to encourage drunken good times!

And I know nobody is working the next day so be there!

CLICK HERE TO RSVP!

http://www.facebook.com/events 

 

Open Mic at the Dragon in CHINATOWN

the best comedy open mic is back!

 

Come on out and be the best you can be!

 
or see Hawaii’s HOTTEST comedy talent!

drinks comedy and friends! lets do it! : ) .

CLICK THE LINK BELOW TO RSVP

http://www.facebook.com/event

only 5 bux at the door,

and worth every penny!

Hosted by James Mane!

MAUI COMEDY &MaDD Benefit

 

Join Chino LaForge and his comedy crew

as they bring the funny for a good cause!

Click here for more info, and to keep up all things Chino!

http://www.facebook.com/chinobrah