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PRESS KIT, with Bio, Booking information and unedited VIDEOS, which may contain some adult content.
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PAST COMEDY APPEARANCES for Arizona Lou (PDF): over 1,050 appearances; 292 venues; 129 cities, 49  states ; 5 countries.

1:06 minute video;                Lou picking on William Cole, Mayor of Billings
Appearance #882   Fun for all, including the mayor           G        Billings, Montana
5:29 minute video at Cozzy's Comedy Club;                Lou's 5:05 set    
Appearance #666 ?76? Holding;;         PG                   Newport News, VA

FUTURE APPEARANCES       * Tentative     x Canceled       (back to TOP of page)
Wed May 27, 2020; 7:00pm; El Charro Hipster; 1325 NW Grand Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85007

    Arizona Lou's Veterans Appreciation National Tour, 2020 (back to TOP of page)
         eastern US                             (back to TOP of page)
  1. *Every Tue in June, 2020; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC)
  2. *Thu Jun 25, 2020; 9:30pm; Hops N Shine; 3410 Mt Vernon Ave; Alexandria, VA 22305
         westbound                             (back to TOP of page)
  1. *Fri Jul 3, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#1985; 700 South Maple Street; Lancaster, OH 43130
  2. xSat Jul 4, 2020; 6:00pm; Am Legion Post#530; 11100 Winton Rd; Green Hills, OH (Cincinnati)
  3. Thu Jul 9, 2020; 10:45am; Anderson Senior Center; 7970 Beechmont Ave; Cincinnati, Ohio
  4. *Fri Jul 10; 7:00pm; Am Legion Post#513; 7947 Hamilton Ave; Mount Healthy, OH (Cincinnati)
  5. *Sat Jul 11, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#148; 11495 Lower Valley Pike; Medway, OH 45341
  6. Fri Jul 17, 2020; 6:00pm; Amvets Post#1991; 1795 Spruce St; Defiance, OH 43512
  7. *Sat Jul 18, 2020; 7:30pm; Amvets Post#22; 1517 State Rd; Vermilion, OH 44089
  8. *Sat Jul 25, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#3360; 201 Clinton St; Defiance, OH 43512
  9. *Fri Jul 31, 2020; 7:00pm; VFW Post#2133; 4435 W 131st St; Cleveland, OH 44135
  10. *Sat Aug 1, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#44 ; 305 Elm Street ; Struthers, Ohio 44471
  11. *Sun Aug 2, 2020; 6:00pm; American Legion Post#69; 9000 Reading Rd; Cincinnati, OH 45215
  12. *Thu Aug 6, 2020; 8:00pm; The Loony Bin; 215 N. St. Francis; Wichita, KS 67202
  13. *Fri Aug 7, 2020; 8:00pm; The Loony Bin; 215 N. St. Francis; Wichita, KS 67202
  14. *Sat Aug 8, 2020; 8:00pm; The Loony Bin; 215 N. St. Francis; Wichita, KS 67202
         Alaska                                 (back to TOP of page)
  1. Tue Aug 18, 2020; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 15; 1550 Mystic Cir; Palmer, AK 99645
  2. Wed Aug 19, 2020; 8:00p?; American Legion Post 29; 1467 Muldoon Rd; Anchorage, AK 99504
  3. Thu Aug 20, 2020; 7:00pm; Eagle River VFW Post 9785; 10527 Vfw Rd; Eagle River, AK 99577
  4. Fri Aug 21, 2020; 6:00pm; American Legion Post 1; 840 W Fireweed Ln; Anchorage, AK 99503
  5. Sat Aug 22, 2020; 7:300pm; American Legion Post 28; 7001 Brayton Dr; Anchorage, AK 99507

    Arizona Lou's Veterans Appreciation National Tour, 2021 (back to TOP of page)
         eastbound                             (back to TOP of page)
  1. Fri Apr 9, 2021; 6:00pm; VFW Post#10354; 9170 Cananea Ln; El Paso, TX 79907     - with John Cowan
  2. Sat Apr 10, 2021; 4:00pm; VFW Post#812; 2400 Davis-Seamon Rd; El Paso, TX 79930     - with John Cowan
  3. Wed Apr 14, 2021; 8:00pm; VFW Post#7110; 915 Wood Meadows; New Braunfels, TX 78130
  4. Sun Apr 18, 2021; 7:00pm; American Legion Post#317; 201 West, FM 487; Jarrell, TX 76537
  5. Wed Apr 21, 2021; 6:00pm; VFW Post#4501; 1680 Chaney Dr; Batesville, AR 72501
  6. Fri Apr 23, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#8845; 3005 Tilles Ave; Fort Smith, AR 72901
  7. Sat Apr 24, 2021; 8:00pm; VFW Post#2330; 2107 Davis Dr; Searcy, AR 72143
  8. Sat May 8, 2021; 6:00pm; American Legion Post#119; 12320 Ashley Dr; Gulfport, MS39503
  9. Sat May 15, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#3373; 4274 Eugene Majure (Vega St); Pascagoula, MS
  10. Thu May 20, 2021; 8:00pm; VFW Post#4848; 2402 Amnicola Hwy; Chattanooga, TN 37406
  11. Sat May 22, 2021; 9:00pm; VFW Post#5146; 706 Congress Pkwy N; Athens, TN 37303
         eastern US                             (back to TOP of page)
  1. Every Tue in June, 2021; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC)
  2. Sat Jun 5, 2021; 7:00pm; Am Leg Pst#262 & VFW Pst#7775; 1940 Donald Ross Rd; Charlotte, NC
  3. Thu Jun 10, '21; 7:00pm (members); Am Legion Post#368; 368 Am Legion Dr; Newport News, VA
  4. Sun Jun 20, 2021; 4:00pm; American Legion Post#28; 17934 Liming Ln; Triangle, VA 22172
         westbound                             (back to TOP of page)
  1. Fri Jul 2, 2021; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#1985; 700 South Maple Street; Lancaster, OH 43130
  2. Sat Jul 3, 2021; 6:00pm; Am Legion Post#530; 11100 Winton Rd; Green Hills, OH (Cincinnati)
  3. Fri Jul 9'21; 7:00; Am Legion Post#513; 7947 Hamilton Ave; Mount Healthy, OH (Cincinnati)
  4. Fri Jul 15, 2021; 6:00pm; Amvets Post#1991; 1795 Spruce St; Defiance, OH 43512
  5. Fri Jul 16, 2021; 6:00pm; Amvets Post#1991; 1795 Spruce St; Defiance, OH 43512
  6. Sat Jul 24, 2021; 8:00pm; VFW Post#3360; 201 Clinton St; Defiance, OH 43512
  7. Fri Jul 30, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#2133; 4435 W 131st St; Cleveland, OH 44135
  8. Sat Jul 31, 2021; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#44 ; 305 Elm Street ; Struthers, Ohio 44471
                  * Engagement is tentative       x Engagement has been canceled


While here at home in Phoenix, Lou may NOT (with COVD-19) be found tweaking his material at:       (back to TOP of page)
      Sundays:
3:30pm; Pho Cao, Vietnamese restaurant; 7436 E McDowell Rd; Scottsdale, AZ 85257
Every other Sunday starting Oct 20, 2020; 8:00pm; The Grand Cafe; 718 N Central Ave,; Phoenix, AZ 85004
Except the second Sun each month, then:
6:00pm; 3rd St Theater; Phoenix Center for the Arts; 1202 North 3rd Street; PHX AZ
      Mondays:
9:00pm; Devil's Advocate; 955 E University Dr; Tempe, AZ (outside on the patio)
      Tuesdays:
7:30pm; Tempe Tavern; 1810 E Apache Blvd; Tempe, AZ 85281 ... except:
Monthly (date varies); 8:00pm; Crescent Ballroom; 308 N 2nd Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85003, USA
Second & fourth Tue each month 8:00pm; Concierge; address; CityStateZip
      Wednesdays
7:00pm; Tosos Bar & Restaurant ; 2401 W. Union Hills Dr; Phoenix, AZ 85021
9:00pm; Lacuna Kava Bar after 8pm comedy show; 4301 N 7th Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85013 - - or maybe...
9:00pm; The Woodshed; 19 W Baseline Rd; Tempe, AZ
      Thursdays
8:00pm; Improv Mania; 250 S Arizona Ave; Chandler, AZ 85225 -- or maybe...
8:00pm; Grand Avenue Pizza; 1031 Grand Ave; Phoenix (out back on the patio) and
8:00pm; Jo Bot; 333 E Roosevelt St; Phoenix, AZ

ARIZONA LOU POSTERS       (back to TOP of page)
Poster poster poster


ARIZONA LOU STAND UP COMEDY FIRSTS:       (back to TOP of page)

On-Stage Stand Up Comedy Performance; Tempe Center for the Arts, Jan 3, 2014

T-Shirt sold Dec 1, 2015 to Patric Chandler in S Tempe AZ
Patrick

Marquee, Jul 8, 2018 Mill House Pub, Mechanic Falls, ME
Marquee

Flag set presented to Lou; Jul 24, 2019
flags

Stage named after Arizona Lou, Nov 2, 2019, Tap Inn, Billings, MT
Stage

1,000 Shows and Roast; Nov 25, 2019; CB Live, Phoenix, AZ

Internet Show Mar 29, 2020 Opened for We All Bond Over Bombs


Additional Videos       (back to TOP of page)

Venue Information: Video (Unedited)

76; Suplemnets; Gym; T-Shirts
The Winner's Circle

Salisbury, MA
Appearance #677
July 10 2018
Video length: 5:45
PG-16

76; Suplemnets; Gym; T-Shirts
The Loony Bin

Wichita, KS
Appearance #730
October 5, 2018
Video length: 5:52
PG-16

Signature Old Man Routine
St Louis Funny Bone

Maryland Heights, MO
Appearance #249
April 26, 2016
Video length: 3:33
PG
EARLY VIDEOS OF LOU ON STAGE - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly.

RESOURCES:       (back to TOP of page)
Some of Lou's Favorite Comedians
Treavor Skies's excellent list of open mic oportunities in the Phoenix, AZ area. It is one of the most helpful and up-to-date I've seen.
Bird City Comedy Festival is a good list of Arizona open mics, clubs etc.
BadSlava is an excellent source of open mic opportunities, listed by state and city, although some of the information is out of date
comedy.openmikes.org is searchable within a radius of a US city or zip code
Comedy Festivals listed by month by badsalva.com
Stand-up Comedy Classes in the Phoenix area.
Beginner open mic comedy advices: Good 37 minute video by Kevin Gilroy
Comedy definitions, particularly related to Vaudeville.
StandUp Comedy Rules includes good information and lots of opinions from Curt Shackelford of Washington DC.
Typing got you down? Send Rev, an audio or video of your performance and in a few hours get a TRANSRIPTION back.
Past Appearances Spreadsheet: It doesn't take long to log your appearances with Lou's template. One of his comedian friends asked for it. Here is the PDF result for Lou.

Arizona Lou about lost some fingers. PHOTOS       (back to TOP of page)

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