Dale covers everything in his comedy, from day to day silly nonsense to real life issues and has a way of weaving them together perfectly. While he has a mic in his hand he consistently delivers every word with a daring truthfulness. He regularly performs at clubs all over Chicago and has opened for many touring headliners such as Martha Kelly, Robert Kelly, Doug Stanhope and has went on the road as Louis CK’s opener. His album My Mother’s Son recently debuted at #1 on iTunes
LYSSA LAIRD (Laugh Factory)
Whether it be acting or comedy, Lyssa Laird is no stranger to the stage. Her acting career started at the tender age of 6 with the Chicago Theater Company. After a decade of performing in numerous stage plays and a brief stint in the Air Force, she decided to pursue another passion of hers, stand-up comedy. Her hard-hitting brand of comedy is impossible to ignore, making her a comedic force to be reckoned with. As a young mother, Lyssa is able to connect with many audience members through shared experiences and a unique sense of humor. Performing at clubs all over the city, she has achieved a lot in her short comedy career and only plans to do bigger and better things. Keep an eye out because this is one comedienne who you will definitely be seeing more of.
Michael Johnson is a Chicago based stand up comedian, writer, drinker and has lived in the city his entire life. Known as the punk rock comic he has produced many different shows throughout Chicago, most notably “The Open Heckle Mic.” You can find him either at a bar performing comedy, rock club producing comedy, or at a dive bar drinking. TRIPLE THREAT!
Kayley Horton is a larger-than-life comedian who specializes in misdirecting her audience while giggling through the evil grin on her face. She is a producer of Laughter Hours at the Lincoln Lodge and hosts a weekly open mic at Easy Bar. You can enjoy her mischievous sense of humor all over Chicago!
Tina Youkhana is a Chicago based comedian. She started her stand up comedy journey in 2019. She has performed all over Chicago, NYC, and Austin. She touches on topics such as growing up biracial, differences in cultures, and partying. She has been featured on Kill Tony, and was mentioned on the Joe Rogan Experience.
Nystrodamus is a Chicago high energy metal band. Throwing down breaking skulls and funny bones between sets.