Comedy Outliers: The 5 Year Anniversary

Comedy Outliers: The 5 Year Anniversary

hosted by Mike Brown, Brandon Collins, Christian Finnegan, Joe Machi, Reformed Whores, Petey Deabreu, Alingon Mitra, Comedy Outliers

Sat · February 18, 2017

Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$10 Advance / $15 Day of Show

This event is 21 and over

**PLEASE NOTE: This event will be mixed seated/standing. Arrive early for best seat selection.

Comedy Outliers: The 5 Year Anniversary
Comedy Outliers: The 5 Year Anniversary
Brandon Collins and Mike Brown celebrate the fifth anniversary of their high energy, critically acclaimed "Comedy Outliers" stand-up showcase. The line-up for this special event includes Christian Finnegan (Netflix), Joe Machi (Last Comic Standing), Reformed Whores (CBS), Petey DeAbreu (NY Comedy Festival), Alingon Mitra (Comedy Central) and some surprise guests. Get ready to laugh non-stop and possibly get lucky with some free raffle prizes!
hosted by Mike Brown
hosted by Mike Brown
Mike Brown is a standup comic and writer based in Harlem, New York. He was named one of Rooftop Comedy’s Comics to Watch, Caroline’s Best of New Talent and a semi-finalist in NY Funniest competition presented by Carolines/JetBlue. Along with featuring at various comedy festivals like Comedy Central’s New York Comedy Festival, The San Francisco Sketchfest, The Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, Mike Brown has appeared on Adult Swim, MTV, TruTV, and Funny or Die.
Brandon Collins
Brandon Collins
Brandon Collins is an up-and-coming stand-up comedian and producer. He began doing stand-up comedy in high school but didn’t pursue it further until 2011 when he completed all of his goals in regards to higher education (Masters in School Counseling, what?!!). He has performed at clubs all over NYC and has also been producing shows and private events for over two years to much success under “Collins Events”. Comedy has always been ingrained in his DNA and “Comedy Outliers” is a living proof of that!
Christian Finnegan
Christian Finnegan
Christian Finnegan is a stand up comedian. He appears frequently on the television and also writes stuff.

Christian is perhaps best known as one of the original panelists on VH1’s “Best Week Ever” and as Chad, the only white roommate in the infamous “Mad Real World” sketch of “Chappelle’s Show”. He can currently be seen on the TBS sitcom “Are We There Yet?” and in Spring 2014 he can be seen on VH1′s “I Love the 2000′s”. He’s also co-host of Zest TV’s travel show, “CustomNATION”.

Over the past decade, Christian has been a fixture on Comedy Central, having starred in his own one hour stand up special “Au Contraire!”, as well as “Comedy Central Presents”, “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn” and countless network interstitials. He’s also appeared on “Conan”, “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson”, “Good Afternoon America” and “The Today Show”.

Christian’s latest comedy special, “The Fun Part” was released on Netflix in April 2014. It’s available on iTunes and Amazon, along with his first two albums, “Two for Flinching” and “Au Contraire!”.

Christian also hosts a music geek podcast called “Audio Spackle” for Cave Comedy Radio. It can be found on iTunes.

When he’s not on tour, Christian Finnegan lives in New York City with his wife, author Kambri Crews, and their faithful pooch Griswold.
Joe Machi
Joe Machi
Joe won the New York Underground Comedy Festival's "Emerging Comedian" award, began receiving spots at many of the major clubs in town and on December 16th, 2009, Machi realized one of the biggest dreams he had when he moved to New York City: he auditioned and "passed" for regular paid spots at The Comic Strip. In 2011 he was runner up in the Boston Comedy Festivals New York Comedy Contest which earned him a trip to the Boston Comedy Festival. He was then profiled in the NY Daily News for making the Elite Eight in Caroline's March Madness Final Four Competition. He recently appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Reformed Whores
Reformed Whores
Debut album Ladies Don't Spit now available on iTunes!

The musical comedy duo Reformed Whores, fronted by Marie Cecile Anderson and Katy Frame, have been lassoing hearts throughout the NYC comedy scene. These southern belles sing about everything from venereal diseases to drunk dialing with sweet harmonies and old-timey wit.
Petey Deabreu
Petey Deabreu
Alingon Mitra
Alingon Mitra
Making his television debut on NBC's Last Comic Standing, Alingon finished first in the public vote 5 weeks in a row to win the comic comeback contest and perform on the finale. He has since been invited to do stand up on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, and Adam Devine's House Party on Comedy Central. In addition, he wrote for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah and Adam Ruins Everything. Alingon went on to be named one of the "New Faces of Comedy" at Montreal's Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. He also won both the Boston Comedy Festival and the "Funniest Comic in New England" contest in the same year. Alingon was a writer for the humor magazine The Harvard Lampoon and can now be found on Twitter, on Facebook, or in bed.
Comedy Outliers
Comedy Outliers
Comedy Outliers is a series of comedy showcases that has been produced and hosted by Brandon Collins and Mike Brown for over five years. Shows include a monthly show on Saturdays called "Comedy Outliers" and a variety showcase called "Pop Americano!".

Their shows have been mentioned in TimeOut NY, NY Times, AM NY, Metro NY and the NY Daily News! "Comedy Outliers" has also produced shows for Webster Hall, Yelp and Brown Paper Tickets. Past performances include comics who have appeared on Comedy Central, Conan, MTV, and NBC!

The goal with Comedy Outliers is to bring the club experience to the audience without the burden of drink minimums! Pure comedy! Plain and simple!
Venue Information:
Union Hall - Brooklyn
702 Union Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11215
http://www.unionhallny.com/