The RoastMasters Hosted By Luis J. Gomez! 2017 Championship Tournament Edition!

The RoastMasters Hosted By Luis J. Gomez! 2017 Championship Tournament Edition!

Big Jay Oakerson, Rich Vos, Robert Kelly

Tue · August 15, 2017

Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:30 pm

$0.00 - $10.00

This event is 16 and over

Jeff Ross & Brian Moses presents The RoastMasters!

Head-to-head competitive roasting hosted by Luis J. Gomez!

The 2017 RoastMasters Championship Tournament Continues!

Featuring opening round battles:

- Rosebud Baker vs. Ian Fidance

- Mookie Thompson vs. Joel Walkowski

- Freddy G vs. Erik Bergstrom

- Elon Altman vs. Katie Hannigan

Non Tournament Main Event Battle:

- Geno Bisconte vs. Mystery Battler

With judges:

- Rich Vos, Robert Kelly, Big Jay Oakerson, and More!

Luis J. Gomez
Luis J. Gomez
Luis J. Gomez is a stand up comedian, actor, and radio personality based out of New York City. He’s been featured on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing”, AXS TV’s “Gotham Comedy Live”, and MTV2’s “Guy Code”. Luis currently hosts “The Countdown” on Sirius XM’s RUSH channel 93 alongside UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping and has made regular appearances on The Bennington Show, The Anthony Cumia Show, and UFC Unfiltered. Recently, Luis performed at the prestigious Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and was named a “breakout performer” by Time Out NY. Luis also hosts the wildly popular Legion of Skanks Podcast with his best friends and fellow comedians Big Jay Oakerson and Dave Smith.
Big Jay Oakerson
Big Jay Oakerson
Big Jay Oakerson is one of the most beloved and easily recognizable comedians in New York City. His easy charm and dirty delivery endear him to audiences every night at The Comedy Cellar, The Stand and Stand Up New York. He’s no stranger to the rest of America, either, regularly headlining across the country and playing festivals including Bonaroo, Jager's Korn tour, Rock Star Energy Drink's Mayhem Fest, Gathering of the Juggalos and Funny or Die’s Oddball Festival. Jay has also recently been featured on This Is Not Happening with Ari Shaffir, Comedy Underground with Dave Attell, FX’s Louie, Inside Amy Schumer, and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.

This last year, Jay's Comedy Central hour special "Big Jay Oakerson: Live At Webster Hall" premiered. Filmed at the legendary music venue in New York City providing the perfect heavy metal vibe for the show. Jay's comedy is raw, compelling and honest to the core, as he takes viewers on a journey of brutal truths about his relationship with his teenage daughter, sexual tension between him and his best friend Dave and advise to women on how to delicately handle a man with an unfortunate penis size. His second album with Comedy Central Records, The Crowdwork Sessions: What’s Your F@#king Deal?! Recorded in 2013 live at The Stand, it captures Jay’s raunchy, off-the-cuff essence with a full hour of crowdwork. It joins Jay’s first album, An American Storyteller, a one-hour onslaught of unbridled awesomeness and raunchy rock n' roll hilarity recorded at Stand Up New York in 2009.

Jay is co-host of two wildly popular podcasts - “The Most Offensive Podcast on Earth” Legion of Skanks with Luis J. Gomez and Dave Smith and The SDR (Sex, Drugs & Rock & Roll) Show with Ralph Sutton. He also the co-host's of The Bonfire on Comedy Central Radio Sirius XM 95 alongside Dan Soder Mondays and Wednesdays 6-8pm EST.

Longtime fans of Jay’s will also remember him as Neil, the sexually ambiguous owner of a NYC rock club, on IFC’s Z-Rock, and from his appearances on Comedy Central's Premium Blend, Comedy Central Presents and Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn. He’s wowed audiences at the prestigious Just For Laughs Montreal festival an impressive four times, both on The Nasty Show and with his solo show, The American Storyteller. And he’s a fan favorite guest on Sirius XM’s Bennington (previously Ron & Fez).
Rich Vos
Rich Vos
Best known from NBC's hit reality show "Last Comic Standing," Rich Vos is one of the most exciting and broadest headlining comedians in the country. Back Stage Magazine says of Vos, "He has an uncanny 'Everyman' ability to likeably bond with anyone in the audience…" The excitement of a Rich Vos show stems from his unique, no-holds-barred perspective on relationships, divorce and parenthood. Vos pulls no punches when it comes to comedy. On many occasions, he will deliver some of the quickest crowd banter, leaving audiences not knowing what to expect next.

Vos is a "comic's comic" who is quick, off-the-cuff and appeals to all types of audiences, best represented by his extensive resume of television and radio appearances. He has two Comedy Central Half-Hour Specials and appeared in two other Comedy Central specials. He was a regular guest on "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn," and has been a regular guest on "The Opie and Anthony Show" for the past 10 years. Vos has appeared on HBO, Showtime, Starz, "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "The Rosie O'Donnell Show," NBC's "American Dreams" and "The View." He is also a regular on the Joy Behar show, made three appearances at the Apollo, four appearances on BET, and was the first white comic to perform on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam." He also wrote for the 2005 Oscars, and has appeared on and wrote for many roasts.

Growing up on the wrong side of the tracks, Vos struggled to beat drug and alcohol addictions. He now celebrates his victories on stage with stories about kids, divorce, marriage and recovery. Besides being a proud parent of three beautiful girls, he just celebrated 25 years, clean and sober.

His strength as a live performer comes from years of headlining clubs across the country and performing shows for colleges, corporations and charities. He is inundated with letters of thanks and gratitude for the good work he has done. When he is not on the road, he can be seen regularly at Caroline's and The Comedy Cellar as well as other clubs all over New York City, which he calls home.
Robert Kelly
Robert Kelly
Though he has been doing stand up for over 10 years, NYC comic Robert Kelly is best known for recent roles as Louis CK's brother in LOUIE and drummer "Bam Bam" on the Dennis Leary rock music satire SEX AND DRUGS AND ROCK N ROLL currently airing Season 2 on FX, as well as cameo's on AMY SCHUMER SHOW on Comedy Central.

Robert Kelly has overcome many hardships in his life, all of which have made him the actor/comedian he is today. From his early days as a kid growing up in Boston in and out of Juvenile Hall, Kelly's unique, honest take on his own life and his relationships makes his comedy clever, abrasive, funny, but yet refreshingly vulnerable. He has been winning over audiences for the last 18 years. In addition to clubs and colleges nationwide, Kelly has traveled across the country in the "Tourgasm Live" tour with Dane Cook and Gary Gulman and has performed at the Just For Laughs Festival (Montreal 2010) He was recently seen as Louie CK's brother Robbie on FX's "Louie" and will soon be seen on CBS's new drama "The 2-2. His other credits include Comedy Central Special "Comics Anonymous," "Comedy Central Presents Robert Kelly," "Tourgasm" on HBO, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on ABC, "Premium Blend" on Comedy Central, "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" on Comedy Central, "The Carson Daly Show" on NBC, " "Law & Order," "Awesomely Oversexed" on VH1 and "The Jim Breuer Show" on MTV. His movie credits include "Ghost Town," "What Doesn't Kill You," "Children of Invention", "Bachelor No. 2" and "Good Luck Chuck." He also produced and starred in his first short film "Cheat " which debuted at The Tribeca Film Festival in New York. He also has a book coming out based on the movie and a top rated podcast called "You Know What Dude?" that can be found on iTunes or riotcast.com.
Venue Information:
The Stand
239 3rd Ave
New York, NY, 10003
http://www.thestandnyc.com/shows/