a SURE THING COMEDY TOUR HOSTED BY MATTHEW SOLOMON
MAC BLAKE BIO:
Mac Blake comes from the bearded streets of Austin, Texas. He’s performed at the New Faces of Comedy Showcase at the Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, SXSW Comedy, the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Funny or Die’s Oddball Festival, and more. In 2013, he won the Funniest Person in Austin contest. In addition to stand-up, Blake is part of the acclaimed sketch group STAG Comedy, a regular performer at ColdTowne Theater, and co-host of The Mascot Wedding Show podcast.
Mac Blake was like the Russian nesting dolls of comedy, sliding joke inside joke for a fun ride down the rabbit hole of Austin weirdness. - TheaterJones.com
Mac Blake’s first full-length album, “Bird Drugs”, debuted at #3 on the iTunes comedy chart. It is the second release from Austin’s SURE THING RECORDS.
DUNCAN CARSON BIO:
Duncan Carson is a comedian originally from Milwaukee, WI. Since moving to Austin he has performed on the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, the Limestone Comedy Festival, Fun Fun Fun Fest, and been a Finalist in the Funniest Person in Austin competition. He enjoys telling jokes more than anything else, and so far no one has asked him to stop.
BRENDAN K. O’GRADY BIO:
Brendan K. O’Grady enjoys smart jokes about silly things and silly jokes about smart things. He’s originally from southern California, but now he lives in Austin, Texas, where he spends most of his time being thankful for air conditioning. Brendan has performed at lots of fancy, badge-based events, including the Moontower Comedy and Oddity Festival, Fun Fun Fun Fest, the Chicago Comedy Exposition, and New Orleans’ Hell Yes Fest.
SURE THING BIO:
Founded in 2012, SURE THING has grown to become Austin’s most popular and acclaimed stand-up showcase. Every week, Duncan Carson and Brendan K. O’Grady present the best of the best of Austin’s vibrant comedy scene, and play host to some of the hottest names and fastest- rising comedians in the country. In 2014, the show’s success spawned SURE THING RECORDS, a full-service production label dedicated to helping comedians independently record and release full-length albums.
SURE THING has been featured by Splitsider.com, The Austin Chronicle, The Austin American Statesman, Austin Monthly magazine, and many more.