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PRESS KIT, with Bio, Booking information and unedited VIDEOS, which may include some adult content.
EMAIL LIST Know when we're going to be in your area - no spam; no sharing; no advertising
Free Comedy for Charity: (PDF)
OPEN FOR LOU: Are you a comedian? Are you funny?
PAST COMEDY APPEARANCES for Arizona Lou (PDF): 1,165 appearances; at 303 venues; in 138 cities; in all 50  states; in 5 countries; on 1 planet... so far

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       (back to TOP of page)
  • logo Every Sat through March, 2021; 3:30pm; Urban Beans; 3508 N 7th Street; Phoenix, Arizona
    Lou hosts this Weekly, original, clean Variety Show (List comes out at 3pm)

    *Tue Mar 2, 2021; 7:30pm; Rick Bronson's House of Comedy; 5350 E. High Street #105; Phoenix, AZ
    Wed Mar 3, 2021; 7:00pm; El Charro Hipster; 1325 NW Grand Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85007 - Open Mic
  • Thu Mar 4, 2021; 9:00pm; Tosos Sports Bar & Grill; 2401 W. Union Hills; Phoenix, AZ Zip
  • Sat Mar 6, 2021; 3:30pm; Urban Beans; 3508 N 7th Street; Phoenix, Arizona - Hosting
    Variety Open Mic
    Suitable for most families

    *Tue Mar 9, 2021; 7:30pm; Rick Bronson's House of Comedy; 5350 E. High Street #105; Phoenix, AZ
    Wed Mar 10, 2021; 7:00pm; El Charro Hipster; 1325 NW Grand Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85007 - Open Mic
  • Thu Mar 11, 2021; 9:00pm; Tosos Sports Bar & Grill; 2401 W. Union Hills; Phoenix, AZ Zip
  • Fri Mar 12, 2021; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 56; 1490 W 3rd St; Yuma, AZ 85364
  • Sat Mar 13, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post 1763; 2485 E 14th St; Yuma, AZ 85365
    *Tue Mar 16, 2021; 7:30pm; Rick Bronson's House of Comedy; 5350 E. High Street #105; Phoenix, AZ
    Wed Mar 17, 2021; 7:00pm; El Charro Hipster; 1325 NW Grand Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85007 - Open Mic
  • Thu Mar 18, 2021; 9:00pm; Tosos Sports Bar & Grill; 2401 W. Union Hills; Phoenix, AZ Zip
  • Sat Mar 20, 2021; 3:30pm; Urban Beans; 3508 N 7th Street; Phoenix, Arizona - Hosting
    Variety Open Mic
    Suitable for most families


    Arizona Lou's Veterans Appreciation National Tour, 2021 (back to TOP of page)
           eastbound                             (back to TOP of page)
    1. Fri Apr 9, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#10354; 9170 Cananea Ln; El Paso, TX 79907     - with John Cowan
    2. Sat Apr 10, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#812; 2400 Davis-Seamon Rd; El Paso, TX 79930     - with John Cowan
    3. Wed Apr 14, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#7110; 600 Peace Ave; New Braunfels, TX 78130 - with Dr. Mike
    4. Fri Apr 16, 2021; 7:00pm; Alamo Am Legion Post#2; 3518 Fredericksburg Rd; San Antonio, TX - with Irma Ruiz
    5. Sat Apr 17, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#7108; 8759 FM1560; San Antonio, TX 78254 - with Dr. Mike
    6. Wed Apr 21, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#4501; 1680 Chaney Dr; Batesville, AR 72501
    7. Fri Apr 23, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#8845; 3005 Tilles Ave; Fort Smith, AR 72901
    8. Sat Apr 24, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#2330; 2107 Davis Dr; Searcy, AR 72143 -
    9. Sat May 8, 2021; 6:00pm; American Legion Post#119; 12320 Ashley Dr; Gulfport, MS 39503 -
    10. Sat May 15, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#3373; 4274 Eugene Majure (Vega St); Pascagoula, MS
    11. Thu May 20, 2021; 8:00pm; VFW Post#4848; 2402 Amnicola Hwy; Chattanooga, TN 37406
    12. Sat May 22, 2021; 9:00pm; VFW Post#5146; 706 Congress Pkwy N; Athens, TN 37303
    13. Wed May 26, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#2108; 2518 Jim Funkhouser Rd; Johnson City, TN
           eastern US                             (back to TOP of page)
    1. Tue
      Family friendly if children are present. Else no foul language but may contain some adult content
      June 1, 2021; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) - with Geo Wagner
    2. Sat Jun 5, 2021; 7:00pm; Am Leg Pst#262 & VFW Pst#7775; 1940 Donald Ross Rd; Charlotte, NC - with Geo Wagner
    3. Tue
      Family friendly if children are present. Else no foul language but may contain some adult content
      June 8, 2021; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) - with Geo Wagner
    4. Thu Jun 10, '21; 7:00pm (members); Am Legion Post#368; 368 Am Legion Dr; Newport News, VA
    5. Tue
      Family friendly if children are present. Else no foul language but may contain some adult content
      Jun 15, 2021; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
    6. Sun Jun 20, 2021; 4:00pm; American Legion Post#28; 17934 Liming Ln; Triangle, VA 22172
    7. Tue
      Family friendly if children are present. Else no foul language but may contain some adult content
      June 22, 2021; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
    8. Tue
      Family friendly if children are present. Else no foul language but may contain some adult content
      June 29, 2021; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
           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; 7:00pm; Am Legion Post#530; 11100 Winton Rd; Greenhills, OH (Cincinnati)
    3. Fri Jul 9'21; 7:00; Am Legion Post#513; 7947 Hamilton Ave; Mount Healthy, OH (Cincinnati) -
    4. Sat Jul 17, 2021; 7:00pm; AmVetes Post#22; 1517 State Rt 60; Vermilion, OH
    5. Sat Jul 24, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#3360; 201 Clinton St; Defiance, OH 43512 - with TJ & guitar at 6pm
    6. Fri Jul 30, 2021; 7:00pm; VFW Post#2133; 4435 W 131st St; Cleveland, OH 44135 -
    7. *Sat Jul 31, 2021; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#44 ; 305 Elm Street ; Struthers, Ohio 44471
                      * Engagement is tentative       x Engagement has been canceled


    ARIZONA LOU POSTERS             (back to TOP of page)       (Past Posters)
    Poster Poster Poster Poster Poster Poster Poster 812 poster CnS


    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

    Merch Signing; Jun 23, 2020; Kitty Hawk Kites, in Rodanthe, NC
    Merch

    Three-foot poster; Aug 2, 2020; American Legion Post 69, Cincinnati
    Lou in Cincinnati

    Show out in a field; August 20,2020; American Legion Post 35 in Wasilla Alaska set up this stage just for the show! (spread out due to COVID-19)
    Field

    Five-foot poster; Dec 18, 2020; American Legion Post 54, Coolidge, AZ
    Poster

    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
    Note: some of the open mics and shows in the following listings have been changed or canceled due to COVID-19.
    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.
    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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