Comedy is back at The Southern Saturday March 31 with Jim Tews from New York City. The show is hosted by Petey Smith-McDowell. Also featured on the show are locals Blaine Perry and Lily Campbell. Get tickets here.
Comedian and writer Jim Tews is the creator of the New York Times Bestseller “Felines of New York.” He made his stand-up television debut on Last Comic Standing and was featured in an episode of "Louie." Previously he was one of 2011’s New Faces at Just For Laughs Montreal and has performed in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, as well as SF Sketchfest. His recent comedy album “I Was In Band” debuted at #3 on the iTunes comedy charts. He performs regularly in New York at the Comedy Cellar, UCB, and any basements or backrooms that allow comedy.
Jim also created, co-wrote, and starred in "The Undone Sweaters" web series about a sociophobic Weezer cover band, which was featured on Funny or Die and Nerdist.com. Before that, Jim created the HBO Labs’ web series "The Opener" and directed a feature-length documentary about Cleveland’s independent comedy scene called "Make Fun."
9 p.m. Saturday, March 31
Tickets $7 advance, $10 door
Multiple parking garages within a block of The Southern, 41 N. Lexington Ave.
The Southern offers a full bar and fantastic food available all day and late night.