Join us at Hell Phone for drinks, music and laughs from the pages of jokebooks carried by top-notch comedians, headlined and curated by Ben Kronberg. Performers include Amber Nelson, TJ Young, and Justin Flanagan, with music by TBD.
Donations will be kindly called for, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds.
Ben Kronberg is a comedian based in Brooklyn, New York, who regularly tours across the country -- often referencing a small jokebook he carries during sets. Ben's act is marked by a unique style that blends clever one-liners and witty observations with catchy songs that he performs while playing instruments, or just his smartphone. He has performed on late-night network TV, had his own Comedy Central hal- hour special, and currently creates original content for the web. A recent example is his role in "The Pretensious Bum - 'The Edible Complex'" for Funny or Die, which casn be seen here: http://www.funnyordie.com/videos/fd21d7f522/the-pretentious-bum-the-edible-complex?_cc=__d___&_ccid=11d0fe86ec00eaea
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Originally from Louisiana, Amber Nelson is based in NYC, where she is a popular performer in the comedy scene. She has been featured on Friends of the People and Guy Code, and tours the country as a stand up comedian, often with TJ Miller and Nick Vatterott. In 2013, she was selected as a prestigious "New Face of Comedy" for the Just For Laugh Montreal Comedy Festival. She has also been highlighted by both Buzzfeed and Time Out New York as one of the most exciting female comedians emerging today. Amber is currently part of the cast of Almost Genius on Tru TV. For more info, go to: http://www.ambersmelson.com/
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TJ Young is a NYC-based stand up comedian, who performs at many of the best shows and venues around the country. He's earned awards at multiple national comedy festivals and toured extensively as one of the Beards of Comedy. TJ is a trained improvisor ( PIT / NYC ), with years of experience performing on a variety of shows and tours. He also produces/co-produces multiple comedy shows in Brooklyn & NYC. For more info, go to:http://www.thattj.com/
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