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All Y’all are ready to laugh and we’ve got your fix. Tune in for a showcase of some of the funniest up and coming black voices on this side of the mitten.

This showcase will feature the wide variety of comedic styles of the black comedy scene.

A showcase for All Y’all!

Mike Logan was voted 2006’s Time magazine person of the year. He’s opened for the likes of Chris Kattan Jimmy Walker, TJ Miller and Gilbert Godfried and Chris Tucker once told him “You funny man!” Mike has performed at Gilda’s Laughfest the Maumee Mary and Joseph Comedy Festival and the SXSW Comedy Festival. He is co host of the popular movie review podcast “This Better Be Good”. He likes to bring a unique perspective to the human condition, touching on topics ranging from race relations to hating his daughter’s crush. Always thought provoking and always a fun time!

 

 

 

Nardos Osterhart has been doing standup since 2012 and won the Funniest Person in Grand Rapids contest in 2013.  She’s produced two successful one woman shows, Halfrican and  Broad, wholesome, charitable views.  Her humor highlights the absurdities of everyday life, memories from the past, and parenting fails. Her comedic influences are Dave Chappelle, Maria Bamford, and John Mulaney.

 

David Colbert
Fresh face faced standup comedian from Grand Rapids, Mi, with a comedic style that’s sure to make us all laugh. When he’s not on stage, you can find David curating content ranging from videos, music, and more for himself and friends.

 

 

 

 

Darius Stowers is from Grand Rapids, MI by way of Mississippi by way of Chicago. This is his first year doing standup but he’s been a comic my whole life. He like candle lit dinners, long walks on the beach, and strawberry milkshakes. Follow him on all social media platforms @aGotDamnPHool

 

 

 

 

 

Ricarlo Winston is a self described blerd (black nerd) with a heart of gold and quick wit. He has entertained audiences all over Michigan and the midwest with his unique brand of comedy. Ricarlo’s comedy has been described as relatable, playful and fun. He weaves stories of his unique childhood growing up in Muskegon Michigan from having old parents to dealing with thieving cousins. His show is truly a journey of his life he touches on topics from having no idea how to raise his kids to trying to navigate life in the digital age. Ricarlo is a comedian for every member of the family!

Devarron Thomas 
Devarron is a comic and aspiring television writer. A Documentarian of the GR comedy scene, Devarron uses his photography skills to shed a light on the ever burgeoning Grand Rapids Comedy Scene. 

 

 

Donte Lillard
Stand up comic out of Grand Rapids.

 

 

 

 

 

Brianna Blackburn is a comedian born and raised in Grand Rapids, MI. I have been doing comedy for almost two years. I love making people laugh and look forward to a very successful career in comedy.