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Jan. 29 & 30 TOM COTTER


Tom is the first comedian to ever reach the finals of NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”. He was the top human finalist and his runner up finish on the show has catapulted him to the comedic stratosphere. Tom's high energy, rapid-fire style of comedy uses a combination of impressions and wacky anecdotes that leave audiences clutching their sides and rolling in the aisles. He has also appeared on The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Feb. 5 & 6 ALONZO BODDEN


Alonzo was the winner of season three of Last Comic Standing. His one hour comedy special “Who’s Paying Attention” on Showtime received rave reviews. Alonzo can be heard on his riotous radio program "Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me!" He has performed on The Tonight Show, The Late Late Show, and The Best Damned Sports Show. Alonzo describes his material as "cynically good natured in an angry suburban Negro kind of way"...the rest of the country just thinks he's mega-funny. Don't miss this hot comic...he's on the move so, catch him while you can! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Feb. 12 & 13 JOEY KOLA


Come and spend you Valentine's weekend with us and Joey Kola who is hysterical!!! He steamrolls from the moment he steps on the stage to the end of his superbly energetic performance. You've seen him on his Comedy Central Special, David Letterman and Jimmy Fallon, he was the audience warm-up comic for The Rosie O’Donnell Show, The Martha Stewart Show and is currently with The Rachel Ray Show. This guy's a pro, & he's truly funny! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Feb. 19 & 20 TAMMY PESCATELLI


A beautiful sicilian girl from the neighborhood with an outrageously funny sense of humor - this is what got Tammy to the final five on season two of TV's Last Comic Standing. She's moved on to appearances on The Tonight Show, Dennis Miller & The World Stands Up. You can find her most recent comedy special "Finding the Funny" on Netflix. She's an absolute hysterical, not to be missed comic...so come on out and enjoy! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Fri., Feb. 26 KEVIN MEANEY


Kevin has been one of the country's most popular stand-up comedians for more than 30 years. Making people laugh has always been a top priority for Kevin. From his early years doing stand-up comedy in San Francisco and Boston, he's amassed an impressive list of credits along the way. His first HBO special catapulted him to the forefront of the comedy scene. Kevin has had multiple appearances on The Tonight Show and he also starred in the original CBS sitcom Uncle Buck. Kevin was also in the hit musical Hairspray on Broadway. Friday @ 9:00 ($25)

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Sat., Feb. 27 JOE MATARESE


He's edgy, he's quick, he's fun and he's here...so come see him! Direct from his standing ovation on America’s Got Talent. Joe has also appeared on Letterman, Chelsea Lately, Howard Sten, Comedy Central Presents and Breuer Unleashed on Sirius Satellite Radio. Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($20)

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Mar. 4 & 5 CHRIS DISTEFANO


Described as a high energy comic, Chris Distefano acts out a variety of characters derived from his life, typically leaving you on the edge of your seat wondering “Who the hell is that he’s talking about?" Chris has a Bachelors degree in Psychology to impress his Mom’s friends, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy to impress his Mom’s friends’ Moms. He is currently on the hit show “Benders” on IFC and was a cast member on MTV2's hit show “GuyCode”. You can also see him featured on MTV's “GirlCode” “Failosiphy” and “Money From Strangers”. He has also been on The Late Show with David Letterman. Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 11 & 12 NICK DIPAOLO


This witty, sarcastic, and extremely funny comic has had his own podcast “The Nick and Artie Show” with Artie Lange and has been seen on The Tonight Show, Letterman, Conan O'Brien, and on the Comedy Central roasts, where he established himself as one of the finest acts to hit the stage. He Showtime special “Raw Nerve” had rave reviews. Don't miss this up close and personal performance! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 18 & 19 BRET ERNST


Bret is a total laugh riot! He's a natural storyteller with a quick wit & loads of fun material. He's appeared on The Late Late Show, Chelsea Lately, has had his own Comedy Central Special and also was on Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show. Not one to miss! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Mar. 25 & 26 JJ RAMIREZ


Always an energetic crowd pleaser, J.J. was the first comedian to incorporate a "Dating Game" into his stand-up act. He has wowed 'em on Showtime at the Apollo and VH-1, and his well-developed, and very funny chauvinistic side is heard frequently on The Howard Stern Show. Friday @ 9:00 ($20), Saturday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Apr. 1 & 2 JIM FLORENTINE


Host of the popular show “That Metal Show” on VH-1 Classic’s, a regular on Opie with Jim Norton and The Howard Stern Show, and you've seen him on Comedy Central's Crank Yankers and MTV, now you can see this rising star live at Bananas. He's quick-witted, totally smooth and thoroughly enjoyable ~ so grab some friends and come on out for some fun! Friday @ 9:00 ($25), Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Fri., Apr. 8 PAUL BOND


One of the most requested club acts working today, Paul has all of the elements of a successful comedian. Personality, wit and charm have been combined with original and funny material, and creative song parodies to make his show a major laugh-a-thon. He has appeared on VH-1 and toured with Jim Breuer. Friday @ 9:00 ($20)

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Sat., Apr. 9 BOB NELSON


Bob Nelson, the quintessential stand-up comic, comes to the stage with his slew of characters including Jiffy Jeff the boxer, Eppy Epperman the loveable nerd, and an entire football team. Bob has appeared in four HBO specials, and on Letterman and The Tonight Show. From the football team line-up to the juggling babushkas, this show is non-stop fun! Saturday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($25)

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Apr. 15, 16 & 17 VIC DIBITETTO


HOWLONGDOIGOTTAWAIT???? Not long at all! Vic’s YouTube viral video “Bread & Milk” has over 11 million hits and his Justin Bieber almost 2 million hits; he is fast becoming an internet sensation and is one of the hottest acts on the circuit!! He can currently be seen in Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2 in theaters. He has been described as "the working man's answer to comedy ~ hilariously commanding the stage with his discourse on married life with children, and snippets of his Italian American heritage", or as he likes to describe himself as “The Working Class Zero!” Don't miss Vic…he's simply terrific! Friday @ 7:30 & 10:00 ($30), Saturday @ 7:00 & 9:45 ($35), Sunday @ 7:00 ($30)

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