Comedy

We could all use a laugh

Life is crazy. Let’s laugh again! Join us in Ironton’s beautiful backyard for craft cocktails, delicious food, gorgeous sunsets, and some of the region’s funniest comedians.

Seating opens at 7:00; show begins at 7:30. Limited seats available.

The stage is out-of-doors in Ironton’s beautiful backyard, with fresh-air table service from the bar and restaurant. Be prepared for changing weather (how we do in Colorado!), urban views plus a sunset so gorgeous it will knock your socks off, and enough laughter to keep you going through the weekend.

No masks required for our guests who have been vaccinated.

june 24th

Comics:

APPLES is the founder and executive producer of The Comedy Ranch in Erie, Colorado and has been performing both stand up and improv comedy for 13 years. He has been seen on HBO’s Vice Principals, The National Geographic Channel’s Doomsday Preppers, All Hallows Eve on Netflix, and television commercials including Mt. Dew.  He has been heard on the RISK! Podcast with Kevin Allison, The Doug Loves Movies Podcast with Doug Benson, and regularly on The Howard Stern Show.

ROGER HAAK likes the Denver Nuggets and telling jokes. He is the New Talent Coordinator for Denver’s legendary Comedy Works, an emcee for the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, and his facial hair is his personality (according to his wife). He has also performed at Gilda’s LaughFest in Grand Rapids, MI, opened for Doug Stanhope, and last month he found a $10 bill on the ground in New York City!

HARRIS ALTERMAN is a Denver native who exploded onto the Instagram comedy scene in 2020 with absurdist videos and motivational quote posters from his satirical motivational speaker, the “Business Hacker.” His work has been featured in The Guardian, Collegehumor.com, and on the front page of Reddit. Harris is also the winner of several stand-up contests, including the Sons of Comedy Anarchy Tournament in Colorado Springs and the 2017 New Faces Contest at Comedy Works in Denver. He has shared the stage with comedians Todd Glass, Adam Cayton-Holland, Mark Normand), Sean Patton, Dan Soder, Shane Torres), Dusty Slay, and Carmen Lynch, among many others.

NOE NOEL has been making people laugh for as long as he could speak. He was a 2019 finalist in the New Faces Contest at Denver’s Comedy Works; he writes and tells jokes all across the region, produces shows, events, and opportunities for a variety of Denver audiences, and has a passion for connecting with audience members and other joke-tellers alike.

LISA LANE is an overeducated goofball who finds the funny in the balancing act of parenting teenagers, becoming single at age 50, and navigating the chin hairs and wrinkles on her very own face. She is a regular host, feature, and mother figure in the Denver comedy scene and recently hosted for Steve Rannazzisi, Gina Brillon, and Shanell Renee. Lisa is the author of Teenagers Suck and Beyond Mama Bear as well as a voiceover actor. Her real-life misadventures have recently been deemed “grossly adorable” by comedian and podcast host Dan Cummins, which makes Lisa feel both seen and heard. lisalanefilholm.com beyondmamabear.com

july 8th

Comics:

STEVE GILLESPIE has recently appeared on CONAN and  Amazon Prime’s Inside Joke. His last album, Alive on State, reached #1 on the iTunes comedy charts. Gillespie’s act a is a slaphappy balance of aggression and absurdity, coupled with a delightfully pushy persona that has earned him spots at some of the best festivals in country including Gilda’s Laughfest, Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, 10k Laughs, and High Plains Comedy Festival in Denver, CO. Steve has also had the pleasure of sharing the biggest stages with some of the best comics in the country, including opening appearances for Dave Attell, Jim Breuer, Tom Segura, Kyle Kinnane, Tom Green, Harland Williams, Doug Benson, Emo Phillips, and Gilbert Gottfried.

KARA CORACI, also known as “Crotchie,” is a high energy standup comedian, improvisational artist, and public speaker who currently makes her home in Detroit. Critics refer to Crotchie as a “Firecracker!” and a “Squirrel on coffee!” In her routines, this little nut addresses social taboos and everyday hardships, from step parenting and alcohol abuse to Facebook mishaps. Crotchie’s wide range of talents has brought her to stages all over the U.S. including Chicago, Orlando, Las Vegas, Atlantic City, Detroit, and Milwaukee. Not only is she a performer, Kara has an extensive background in event and television production. She has worked on production teams for popular companies such as The Walt Disney Company, NBC’s The Jerry Springer Show, Studio Smithy Inc, Red Frog Events, Nude Hippo and Oakland University Television. Kara has produced hundreds of events from monthly variety shows, comedy shows, art battles, street festivals, 5k races, and charity events. Her passion for the arts, entertainment, and life is quite obvious from the energy she exudes on stage.

TAHEERA HARRIS is Denver-based comedienne originally from Monroe, LA. She has traveled the world for six years opening for comedians including Michael Coulyar, Kounty Wayne, and TK Kirkland, and she performs regularly throughout the Denver metro. To follow her show calendar and her hilarious take on life, follow her on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and Twitter! 

LISA LANE is an overeducated goofball who finds the funny in the balancing act of parenting teenagers, becoming single at age 50, and navigating the chin hairs and wrinkles on her very own face. She is a regular host, feature, and mother figure in the Denver comedy scene and recently hosted for Steve Rannazzisi, Gina Brillon, and Shanell Renee. Lisa is the author of Teenagers Suck and Beyond Mama Bear as well as a voiceover actor. Her real-life misadventures have recently been deemed “grossly adorable” by comedian and podcast host Dan Cummins, which makes Lisa feel both seen and heard. lisalanefilholm.com beyondmamabear.com

july 22nd

Comics:

REID CLARK is a comic visiting Denver from NYC who has worked with Tone Bell, Andy Haynes, Fortune Feimster, and many more. His comedy has been described as dark, blue, and political, with elements of musicality and improvisation. He has improv, sketch and writing experience and training from UCB, The People’s Improv Theatre, and Washington Improv Theatre, and is currently taking class at The PIT as part of the SNL Scholarship. He has been seen on Netflix and NBCU’s Discovery ID. Reid was the Season Five winner of Comics Watching Comics on Amazon, a three-time finalist in Port City’s Top Comic, a finalist in the Funniest In South Texas Comedy Competition at Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club, and a semi-finalist in the 2021 American Black Film Festival Comedy Contest. He has also performed in the Cape Fear Comedy Festival, Laugh Your Asheville Off Comedy Festival, Bay Area Black Comedy Festival, Memphis Comedy Festival, Harlem Comedy Festival, Gilda’s Laughfest, and at colleges and clubs around the country, including Broadway Comedy Club, Stand Up New York, and Comedy Catch. 

JOE ALFANO is a standup comedian based in New York City. A proud native New Yorker, Joe performs nightly in the City and be seen regularly at Gotham City Comedy Club. He can be heard on Sirius XM Radio and is the producer. Creator, and host of the innovative carcast There Goes the Neighborhood. Find and follow him on Instagram and Twitter: @iamjoealfano. 

MO VIDA can be seen on Comics Watching Comics (Amazon Prime) and PBS’s Sounds on 29th, and is regularly heard on Denver Comedy Radio 103.1.  In 2021, Mo is hitting the road as part of several comedy festivals. Follow her @mokavida for dates so you don’t miss a minute of the fun and funny.

LISA LANE is an overeducated goofball who finds the funny in the balancing act of parenting teenagers, becoming single at age 50, and navigating the chin hairs and wrinkles on her very own face. She is a regular host, feature, and mother figure in the Denver comedy scene and recently hosted for Steve Rannazzisi, Gina Brillon, and Shanell Renee. Lisa is the author of Teenagers Suck and Beyond Mama Bear as well as a voiceover actor. Her real-life misadventures have recently been deemed “grossly adorable” by comedian and podcast host Dan Cummins, w