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Comedian, Arizona Lou       microphone   America's
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100% of Lou's comedy profits go to Duet, in Phoenix, which provides free assistance to senior citizens and their caregivers.

PRESS KIT, with Bio, Booking information and unedited VIDEOS, which may contain some adult content.
Free Comedy for Charity: (PDF)
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       (back to TOP of page)
Wed Mar 26, 2020; 7:30pm; Tempe Improv; 930 E University Dr; Tempe, AZ 85281
      FREE! Show this ticket to the box office by 7:30 or say you're there to see Arizona Lou for the 8pm show.

Arizona Lou's Veterans Appreciation National Road Tour, 2020 (back to TOP of page)
Fri Apr 10, 2020; 6:00pm; VFW Post#10354; 9170 Cananea Ln; El Paso, TX 79907
Sat Apr 11, 2020; 4:00pm; VFW Post#812; 2400 Davis-Seamon Rd; El Paso, TX 79930
Wed Apr 15, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#7110; 915 Wood Meadows; New Braunfels, TX 78130
Fri Apr 17, 2020; 8:00pm; Alamo Am Legion Post#2; 3518 Fredericksburg Rd; San Antonio, TX
Sat Apr 18, 2020; 7:00pm; VFW Post#7108; 8759 FM1560; San Antonio, TX 78254
Sun Apr 19, 2020; 7:00pm; American Legion Post#317; 201 West, FM 487; Jarrell, TX 76537
Wed Apr 22, 2020; 6:00pm; VFW Post#4501; 1680 Chaney Dr; Batesville, AR 72501
Thu Apr 23, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#1674; 830 S Lincoln; Siloam Springs AR, 72761
Fri Apr 24, 2020; 7:00pm; VFW Post#8845; 3005 Tilles Ave; Fort Smith, AR 72901
Sat Apr 25, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#2330; 2107 Davis Dr; Searcy, AR 72143
Sat May 9, 2020; 6:00pm; American Legion Post#119; 12320 Ashley Dr; Gulfport, MS39503
Sat May 16, 2020; 7:00pm; VFW Post#3373; 4274 Eugene Majure (Vega St); Pascagoula, MS
Wed May 20, 2020; 7:00pm; Am Legion Post#95; 3329 Ringgold Rd; E Ridge, TN (Chattanooga)
Thu May 21, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#4848; 2402 Amnicola Hwy; Chattanooga, TN 37406
Sat May 23, 2020; 9:00pm; VFW Post#5146; 706 Congress Pkwy N; Athens, TN 37303
Sun May 24, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#5266; 2503 E Andrew Johnson Hwy; Morristown, TN
Wed May 27, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#2108; 2518 Jim Funkhouser Rd; Johnson City, TN
      eastern US                      
Every Tue in June, 2020; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC)
Fri Jun 5, 2020; 7:00pm; Am Leg Pst#262 & VFW Pst#7775; 1940 Donald Ross Rd; Charlotte, NC
Sat Jun 6, 2020; 7:00pm; Private; NC VFW; Embassy Suites; 201 Harrison Oaks Blvd; Cary, NC
Thu Jun 11, '20; 7:00pm (members); Am Legion Post#368; 368 Am Legion Dr; Newport News, VA
Sat Jun 13, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#35 ; 2147 Virginia Ave; Collinsville, VA 24078
Sat Jun 20, 2020; 7:30pm; American Legion Post#24; 400 Cameron St; Alexandria, VA 22313
Sun Jun 21, 2020; 4:00pm; American Legion Post#28; 17934 Liming Ln; Triangle, VA 22172
Fri Jul 3, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#1985; 700 South Maple Street; Lancaster, OH 43130
Sat Jul 4, 2020; 6:00pm; Am Legion Post#530; 11100 Winton Rd; Green Hills, OH (Cincinnati)
Thu Jul 9, 2020; 10:45am; Anderson Senior Center; 7970 Beechmont Ave; Cincinnati, Ohio
Fri Jul 10; 7:00pm; Am Legion Post#513; 7947 Hamilton Ave; Mount Healthy, OH (Cincinnati)
Sat Jul 11, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#148; 11495 Lower Valley Pike; Medway, OH 45341
Fri Jul 17, 2020; 6:00pm; Amvets Post#1991; 1795 Spruce St; Defiance, OH 43512
Sat Jul 18, 2020; 7:30pm; Amvets Post#22; 1517 State Rd; Vermilion, OH 44089 -->
Sat Jul 25, 2020; 8:00pm; VFW Post#3360; 201 Clinton St; Defiance, OH 43512
Fri Jul 31, 2020; 7:00pm; VFW Post#2133; 4435 W 131st St; Cleveland, OH 44135
Sat Aug 1, 2020; 7:00pm; AMVETS Post#44 ; 305 Elm Street ; Struthers, Ohio 44471
Sun Aug 2, 2020; 6:00pm; American Legion Post#69; 9000 Reading Rd; Cincinnati, OH 45215
*Thu Aug 6, 2020; 8:00pm; The Loony Bin; 215 N. St. Francis; Wichita, KS 67202
*Fri Aug 7, 2020; 8:00pm; The Loony Bin; 215 N. St. Francis; Wichita, KS 67202
*Sat Aug 8, 2020; 8:00pm; The Loony Bin; 215 N. St. Francis; Wichita, KS 67202

Arizona Lou's Alaska Tour, 2020                     (back to TOP of page)
Tue Aug 18, 2020; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 15; 1550 Mystic Cir; Palmer, AK 99645
Thu Aug 20, 2020; 7:00pm; Eagle River VFW Post 9785; 10527 Vfw Rd; Eagle River, Alaska (AK) 99577
Fri Aug 21, 2020; 6:00pm; American Legion Post 1; 840 W Fireweed Ln; Anchorage, AK 99503
Sat Aug 22, 2020; 7:300pm; American Legion Post 28; 7001 Brayton Dr; Anchorage, AK 99507
          (more to come)

While here at home in Phoenix, Lou may be found tweaking his material at:       (back to TOP of page)
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
9:00pm; Devil's Advocate; 955 E University Dr; Tempe, AZ (outside on the patio)
7:30pm; Tempe Tavern; 1810 E Apache Blvd; Tempe, AZ 85281 - - then:
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
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 Stand Poster Poster


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

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

Flag set presented to Lou; Jul 24, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

Signature Old Man Routine
St Louis Funny Bone

Maryland Heights, MO
Appearance #249
April 26, 2016
Video length: 3:33
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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