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Funny Business at the Millroom brings live, nationally-recognized stand-up comedians to Asheville on a regular basis. The Millroom offers full bar service, food and a selection of Asheville Brewing’s locally-made craft beers. The adjacent Asheville Brewing offers the best pizza and beer in WNC before and after the comedy shows.

Announcing: Best of Asheville Comedy Showcase and Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour

sick of stupid comedy tour

 On Saturday, January 9th Funny Business at the Millroom will present 10 of the top Asheville Comedians. Friday, January 22nd will feature the Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour with Cliff Cash, Tom Simmons, and Stewart Huff.

Best of Asheville Comedy Showcase
Come see the most popular standup comedians in Asheville perform together in one outstanding show! An annual favorite, the Best of Asheville Comedy Showcase sold out last year, so buying tickets in advance is highly recommendend.
Featuring Petey Smith-McDowell, Tom Peters, Minori Hinds, Cody Hughes, Jason Webb, Grayson Morris, Tom Scheve, Cary Goff, Gabe Rosenberg, Macon Clark, and host Chase McNeill.
Ten comics, $10, lots of laughs.

Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour
Standup Comics Tom Simmons, Steward Huff, and Clifton Cash have joined forces and are touring six Southern cities as the Sick of Stupid Comedy Tour. Sick of Stupid promises to give audiences an intelligent, comedic look at all things Southern.
 
With a growing perception of the South as populated exclusively by camo-wearing, gay-hating, Confederate-flag waving, fanatical white people, Sick of Stupid will become the voice of intellectual Southern comedy and become the voice of the new South.
 
“Some Southerners love Duck Dynasty and Honey Boo Boo and lowering the rear end of their pickup truck. We probably aren’t the voice for them, but we hope we can be the voice for the Southerners who find all this stuff absurd,” said Cliff Cash.
 
Duck Dynasty, Larry the Cable Guy, and Jeff Foxworthy have their place, but we want to give a voice to smart, progressive Southerners and provide a fresh take on life—politics, culture, and the past, present, and future—in the South as we live it,” said Clifton Cash.

As part of the tour, Tom, Stewart, and Cliff will record their sets as well as on- and off-stage antics and plan to release a 90-minute comedy special. In addition, they will use footage of performances, man-on-the-street interviews, and Q&As with audience members to produce a documentary about comedy’s response and responsibility to social and cultural issues in the South.

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Southern Comedian Brings Her Universal Appeal to Asheville Friday, September 18th

On Friday, September 19th, nationally-acclaimed stand-up comedian Julie Scoggins is booked to perform at 8:00pm in downtown Asheville at The Millroom.

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Eco-Friendly, Philosophical, Patchouli-Soaked Quipster to Perform in Asheville

AJ Finney

On Saturday, August 22nd, nationally-acclaimed stand-up comedian AJ Finney is booked to perform at 8:00pm in downtown Asheville at The Millroom.

If Asheville had a spirt-comedian, it may just be AJ Finney: Stylistically manic, artistically brilliant, and a passion for the 60’s psychedelic scene.  Comedy, Jam Bands, and Volkswagens; that’s him - he’s like an eco-friendly, improvisational, sometimes philosophical, patchouli soaked quipster.

"I've never been to Ashville, but It's been explained to me as a magical place filled with beautiful people who've transcended to a higher understanding, or maybe that was the parking lot of a grateful dead show? Regardless I'm looking forward to having a real good time on 8/22/15." –AJ Finney

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