Chris Roach (of Kevin Can Wait) + Tom Briscoe | Next Big Catch | North Shore Comedy Fest
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FESTIVAL HEADLINERS CHRIS ROACH ("Mott" on Kevin Can Wait) with TOM BRISCOE!
CHRIS ROACH (of Kevin Can Wait) + TOM BRISCOE | Next Big Catch | North Shore Comedy Fest
DATE Friday, June 22, 2018
TIME 8:00PM (Doors 7:00PM)
VENUE
9 Wallis (see map & parking)
9 Wallis Street
Beverly, MA 01915
AIR CONDITIONED Venue Details
TICKETS RESERVED SEATS (ALL AGES) $25.00, $30.00
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Comedian/Actor Chris Roach ("Mott" from the CBS sitcom Kevin Can Wait) headlines the 2nd Annual North Shore Comedy Fest hosted by Gary Marino with special guest Tom Briscoe.

This year's contestants are James Dorsey, Travis Libman, Dana McIntyre, Jason Merrill, Carolyn Riley and Gordon Ulen

They will perform for a live audience and a panel of judges -- including some of the area's top comedy producers and talent buyers and the winner will open for Jenny Zigrino at the CCB Comedy Fundraiser on Saturday, September 29, 2018.

Last year the place was packed. Get your seats now before they're gone!

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Next Big Catch Comedy Contest

CHRIS ROACH

Chris Roach is a fast rising Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self deprecating sense of humor to some of the biggest and best known stages such as The Borgata in Atlantic City. He is best known for his major recurring role of Mott in KEVIN CAN WAIT and has also appeared in numerous other episodics, both comedies and dramas.

TOM BRISCOE

From New York -- Comedian Tom Briscoe! (as heard on Sirius XM Radio) Ever have a job that never seems to show up on your resume?

Internationally known stand up comic Tom Briscoe has had a few dozen! Breaking out of the cycle of full-time blue- and white-collar jobs into the world of a full-time comedy career wasn't easy, but it's darn funny now that he plays Las Vegas, Atlantic City and all over the world! In this original one-man show, funnyman Briscoe puts a comic twist on the challenges and travails of never finding one's 'place' in the workplace. Truly a show everyone can relateRidiculously numerous false starts in other careers - from billboard painter to national sales trainer to beer truck driver - have provided the comedic fodder for his critically acclaimed and appropriately named One Man Show

SO ... I GOT FIRED FROM THAT JOB! The Tom Briscoe Comedy Show is hilarious. Enjoy original Stand Up Comedy from one of the best.

GARY MARINO

Boston's Gary Marino is a comedian, musician, published author, film-maker and live show producer. He has performed at Laugh Boston, Showcase Live at Gillette Stadium, Newport Grand Casino, Chatham Bars Inn and resorts such as The Cape Codder, Seacrest, Burke Mountain, Wachusett and Gunstock among many other venues. Marino recently opened for Las Vegas Comedian Vinnie Favorito and acclaimed humorist Loretta LaRoche . He shared the stage with Lenny Clarke at the 5th Annual The Cape Cod Comedy Festival as well as delivered over 200 humorous presentations for Blue Cross Blue Shield between 2014 and 2010. When not hosting shows, charity events and cooking competitions, Marino can be found performing with his comedy band "World Gone Crazy: The Comedic Rock & Roll Circus" which has been touring New England since 2011. The group performs song parodies, impressions, fake commercials and audience interactive comedy routines. With World Gone Crazy Marino gets to explore everything he loves: playing drums, singing leads and background vocals, performing stand up and writing sketches for an ensemble cast of funny musicians. In the summer of 2016 Marino and World Gone Crazy had a weekly residency aboard the Music City Queen in Boston Harbor.

In the past Marino appeared regularly on ABC's "Live With Regis & Kelly", Fox News over 300 radio stations nationwide and in print media such as USA Today and People Magazine. He served as media spokesman for Sheraton Hotels and Blue Cross Blue Shield as well.

Marino got his start in the late 1980s as a producer, writer and on-air side kick on KISS 108FM and has guest hosted on morning shows on WROR-FM and WTKK-FM among others. In the summer of 2017 Gary made multiple appearances guest hosting "The Morning Show with Dana & Mugs" on North Shore 104.9FM.

Marino's 2008 documentary "Million Calorie March: The Movie" won the prestigious International Freddie Health Award (essentially medical Oscar) where he received congratulations live via satellite from U2's Bono. The film received a broadcast offer from The TLC Network and is distributed by AMAZON and in schools and libraries across the US and Canada. Gary's book "Big & Tall Chronicles" was published by Barnes & Noble's I-Universe Publishing and received an in-store roll out in B&N bookstores from Hawaii to Boston in 2005.

Marino's company, Harmon-Marino Live, produces live shows and customized theme events for resorts, casinos, fundraisers and special events across New England.

ABOUT 9 WALLIS

9 Wallis
9 Wallis Street, Beverly MA - next to the Larcom Theatre
National Touring Artists
Regular performances by national touring artists
9 Wallis Stage
Comfortable cabaret-style seating at elegant tables
Crescent shaped solid oak bar
Crescent shaped solid oak bar
Fine Wines, Local Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails & Top Shelf Spirits
Serving Fine Wines, Local Craft Beers, Specialty Cocktails & Top Shelf Spirits
Corky Laing and his band
Intimate entertainment up close and personal
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert
Feel like you're part of the band
Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary
5-time Grammy winner Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul & Mary leads the crowd in song
J. Geils Band Founding Member Danny Klein's Full House
J. Geils Band Founding Member Danny Klein's Full House NYE 2019 SOLD OUT
Jon Butcher's SOLD OUT CD Release Concert at 9 Wallis
Jon Butcher's SOLD OUT CD Release Concert at 9 Wallis
9 Wallis Stage
High-Five from Grammy-nominee Jon Butcher [photo by Michael Sparks Keegan]
Eric Gales SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
Eric Gales SOLD OUT SHOW at 9 Wallis
BARRY GOUDREAU'S ENGINE ROOM NYE 2020 SOLD OUT
Barry Goudreau (formerly of BOSTON) and his new band, Engine Room NYE 2020 SOLD OUT
Barry Goudreau(L), Brian Maes(R)
Barry Goudreau(L), Brian Maes(R)
Ronnie Baker Brooks
Chicago Blues Legend RONNIE BAKER BROOKS
Kat Riggins and her Blues Revival
Miami's KAT RIGGINS and her Blues Revival
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert w/ Grammy-winners Charles Neville & Amadee Castenell
Henri Smith Mardi Gras Concert w/ Grammy-winners CHARLES NEVILLE & AMADEE CASTENELL
Barrence Whitfield with former Savages
Local Soul Star BARRENCE WHITFIELD and former Savages rock a sold-out crowd! [photo: Ted Reed]
Rock Legend Corky Laing of MOUNTAIN
Rock Legend Corky Laing of MOUNTAIN kicks off his 2017 US Tour at 9 Wallis
British Blues/Rock pioneer Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown CD Release Concert
Savoy Brown CD Release Concert
Pousette-Dart Band
Folk-Rock Legends Pousette-Dart Band SOLD OUT show!
Gary Hoey
Rock Guitar God Gary Hoey's SOLD OUT Show!
Davy Knowles w/ Johnny A.
Davy Knowles SOLD OUT Show with surprise guest Johnny A.
James Montgomery 70th Birthday Bash
JAMES MONTGOMERY's 70th Birthday Bash Special Guests Christine Ohlman & Shor'ty Billups Veterans Benefit | 2 Sold Out Shows
Mud Morganfield
MUD MORGANFIELD 1st Born Son of MUDDY WATERS
Duke Robillard
Roomful of Blues founder DUKE ROBILLARD
Rev. Bennett
The Rev. Andre Bennett speaks at Beverly's Martin Luther King Community Breakfast JANUARY 2018
Roomful of Blues
5 Time Grammy Nominees Roomful of Blues at our Grand Opening APRIL 1 2017
Quentin Callewaert
Young Rising Star Quentin Callewaert at our Grand Opening APRIL 1 2017
Appetizers for a private party
Parties transform into Nightclub-Style Dancing

About 17 miles north of Boston, award-winning 9 Wallis is a gorgeous, fully restored, historic location conveniently situated in the heart of Downtown Beverly's Arts District at 9 Wallis Street, right next to the Larcom Theatre -- less than half a mile from the Beverly Depot rail station and 3 miles from Route 128, with plenty of nearby parking (see map).

In April 2017, after 4 years of presenting over a hundred shows at Beverly's Larcom Theatre (featuring Grammy-winners, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and platinum recording artist), gimmeLIVE's owners Peter and Vickie Van Ness, transformed 9 Wallis into the most intimate, elegant listening room north of Boston with comfortable seating at tables, plus food & beverage service offering fine wines, local craft beers, specialty cocktails (featuring local distilleries and all-natural juices) and top-shelf spirits.

In August 2018, Peter and Vickie were presented with the Boston Blues Society's Keeping the Blues Alive Award for their work at 9 Wallis.

Because of its beautifully restored, tremendously flexible space with the best dance floor on Boston's North Shore, 9 Wallis has become a favorite venue for fundraisers, private parties and corporate events. Local charities have raised thousands of dollars at 9 Wallis (see examples). With world-class entertainment, an event can begin as a cocktail party or fully seated dinner...then transform into a nightclub-style dance party with concert quality sound and stage lighting.

CLICK HERE if you'd like someone to contact you about raising money for your charity. CLICK HERE if you want to book a party or corporate event.

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PLENTY OF NEARBY PARKING SEE PARKING MAP

There is plenty of nearby parking at 7 lots from 150 feet away to 3 blocks away. Lots are 25 Cents/Hour (see map). Street parking is more. All parking is FREE after 8pm and on Sundays.

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SOULE MONDE JOE MOSS BAND | Chicago/New England Guitar Summit ft. NEAL VITULLO and TOM FERRARO The Studio of Madness Comedy Open Mic VANESSA COLLIER SEAN LYNCH Homecoming Comedy Show CHRISTINE OHLMAN and Rebel Montez with BARRENCE WHITFIELD Soul on Soul DIANE BLUE and her All-Star Band Pousette-Dart Band Nick Schnebelen Delta Generators ALBERT CASTIGLIA Corky Laing's Mountain Deric Dyer Rockin' the House with Megan Wolf and Tim Pike Megan Wolf Presents Amy Winehouse J.P. Soars and the Red Hots DEADBEAT Fundraiser for Salem Sound Coastwatch Gracie Curran and The High Falutin Band VICTOR WAINWRIGHT and The Train STEVE SWEENEY and Friends ANTHONY GOMES Spirit of the King Elvis Show in Worcester Spirit of the King Elvis Show in Beverly HENRI SMITH New Orleans Revue Stephanie Peters Laughing Off Cancer Fundraiser for Grateful Friends The Fat City Band Grits and Groceries Orchestra The Fools Shaw Davis and The Black Ties | Special Guest Tyler Morris Gina Sicilia Paul Nelson Band