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        Contents:

Press Kit, with Bio, Booking information, unedited VIDEOS, Media Images etc.
Email List Know when we're going to be in your area - no spam; no sharing; no advertising
Free Comedy for Charity: (PDF)
Open / Host for Lou Are you a comedian? Are you funny?
Past Comedy Appearances for Arizona Lou (PDF): 1,238 appearances; at 328 venues; in 152 cities; in all 50  states; in 5 countries; on 1 planet... so far
(PG-16, Lou's invention, means no foul language, but may include some audience-appropriate adult concepts)

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)

Phoenix Area:             (back to TOP of page)
Thu Dec 2, 2021; 9:15pm; JP'S Comedy Club ; 860 E Warner Rd; Gilbert, AZ 85296
Thu Dec 9, 2021; 7:00pm; Improv Mania ; 250 S. Arizona Ave.; Chandler, AZ 85225 - Open Mic
Wed Dec 15 ,2021; 7:00pm; El Charro Hipster; 1325 NW Grand Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85007 - Open Mic
Thu Dec 23, 2021; 9:15pm; JP'S Comedy Club ; 860 E Warner Rd; Gilbert, AZ 85296
Thu Dec 30, 2021; 7:00pm; Improv Mania ; 250 S. Arizona Ave.; Chandler, AZ 85225 - Open Mic
Wed Jan 5 ,2022; 7:00pm; El Charro Hipster; 1325 NW Grand Ave; Phoenix, AZ 85007 - Open Mic

    Arizona Lou's Colorado River Tour 2022   (back to TOP of page) `
  1. Thu Mar 10, 2022; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 46; 26919-26393, AZ-72; Bouse, AZ 85325 -
  2. Fri Mar 11, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 7061; 516 S Hopi Ave; Parker,AZ 85344 -
  3. Sat Mar 12, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 1763; 2485 E 14th St; Yuma, AZ 85365 -
  4. Sun Mar 13, 2022; 3:00pm; Elks Lodge 1929; 716 S Laguna Ave; Parker, AZ 85344 -
  5. Mon Mar 14, 2022; 5:00pm; VFW Post 2357; 45190 AZ-72; Bouse, AZ 85325 -
    Arizona Lou's Veterans Appreciation National Tour 2022   (back to TOP of page)
           eastbound                             (back to TOP of page)
    1. Wed Apr 6, 2022; 7:00pm; The Screening Room; 127 E Congress St; Tucson, AZ 85701 - Open Mic
    2. Fri April 8, 2022; 7:00pm; American Legion Post#832; 2400 Bassett Ave; El Paso, TX 79901 -
    3. Sat Apr 9, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post#812; 2400 Davis-Seamon Rd; El Paso, TX 79930 -
    4. Sun April 10, 2022; 6:00pm; VFW Post 8919; 5535 Saluki Dr; El Paso, TX 79924 -
    5. Wed Apr 13, 2022; 7:00?pm; VFW Post 7110; 600 Peace Ave; New Braunfels, TX 78130 -
    6. Thu Apr 14, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 8273; (location to be announced); Frisco, TX -
    7. Fri Apr 15, 2022; 7:00pm; Alamo Am Legion Post#2; 3518 Fredericksburg Rd; San Antonio, TX -
    8. Sat Apr 16, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 8541; 2222 Austin Hwy ; San Antonio, tx 78218 -
    9. Tue Apr 19, 2022; 7:00pm; Hardy American Legion Post 336; 1624 US Hwy 63 ; Williford, AR 72482 -
    10. Wed Apr 20, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post#4501; 1680 Chaney Dr; Batesville, AR 72501 -
    11. Thu Apr 21, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 5873; 960 Co Rd 3102; New Boston, TX 75570 -
    12. Fri Apr 22, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post#8845; 3005 Tilles Ave; Fort Smith, AR 72901 -
    13. Sat Apr 23, 2022; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 64; 49 Park Rd; Heber Springs, AR 72543 -
    14. Wed Apr 27, 2022; 5:00pm; VFW Post 4526; 15206 Dedeaux Rd; Gulfport, MS 39503 -
    15. Fri Apr 29, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post#4848; 2402 Amnicola Hwy; Chattanooga, TN 37406 -
    16. Wed May 11, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 6602; 931 Elma G Miles Pkwy; Hinesville, GA 31313 -
    17. Thu May 12, 2022; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 154; 10 Veterans Dr; Tybee Island, GA 31328 -
    18. Fri May 13, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 3308; 2769 W Tennessee St; Tallahassee, FL 32304 -
    19. Sat May 14, 2022; 7:00pm; American Legion Post 9; 6242 Old Soutel Ct; Jacksonville, FL 32219 -
    20. Sun May 15, 2022; 3:00pm; VFW Post 660; 5115 Ogeechee Rd; Savannah, GA 31405 -
    21. Fri May 20, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 5897; 144 E Main St; Lavonia, GA 30553 -
    22. Sat May 21, 2022; 7:00pm; VFW Post 7807; 1329 Sunnyside Rd; Hiawassee, GA 30546 -
    23. Fri May 27, 2022; 7:00pm; Amvets Post 118; 10940 East, Vet Mem Hwy; Lithia Springs, GA 30122 -
    24. Sat May 28, 2022; 7:00pm; Amvets Post 99; 816 Old Bremen Rd; Carrollton, GA 30117 -
           eastern US                             (back to TOP of page)
    1. Tue, Jun 7, 2022; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
    2. Tue, Jun 14, 2022; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
    3. Tue, Jun 21, 2022; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
    4. Fri Jun 24, 2022; 7:00pm; American Legion Post#28; 17934 Liming Ln; Triangle, VA 22172 -
    5. Sat Jun 25, 2022; 7:00pm; Elks Lodge 315; 13813 Warwick Blvd; Newport News, VA 23602 -
    6. Tue, Jun 28, 2022; 7:00pm; Comedy-n-Sunset; at Haulover; (1.6 mi S of Avon, NC) -
                      * Engagement is tentative       x Engagement has been canceled


    ARIZONA LOU POSTERS             (back to TOP of page)       (Past Posters)
    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 and first 100% Lou marquee, Jul 10, 2020 in Cincinnati, OH
    Marquee 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
    Without glasses, July 3, 2021 American Legion Post 530; Greenhills, OH
    Poster poster

    Opening Comediation Liz Frisius; Jan 15, 2021; American Legion Post 54; Cooliedge, AZ
    Liz

    Certificate of Appreciation; April 10, 2020; VFW Post 812; El Paso, TX
    certificate

    Unsolicited Guest Appearance; April 22, 2021; Rail Yard; Little Rock, AR

    Charged admission tickets as a headliner; July 3, 2021; American Legion Post 530; Greenhills, OH
    ticket

    Name In Lights; July 12, 2021; AMVETS Post 22; Vermilion, OH
    Sign

    Name on a mirror; July 16, 2021; AMVETS Post 22; Vermilion, OH
    Sign

    Musical opening act; TJ Reno; July 24, 2021 VFW Post 3360; Defiance, OH
    Sign

    Tie-died Shirt: by Tanya of VFW Post 2133 in Cleveland OH; purchased by Andrew Orellana at Improv Mania in Chandler, AZ
    Tie-Died Shirt

    Sweatshirt sold; to Austin at Improv Mania; Chandler, AZ (only three exist)
    Sweatshirt s

    Additional Videos       (back to TOP of page)

    Venue Information: Video (Unedited)

    79; Alive; Yoga T-Shirts Alive
    The Loony Bin

    Wichita, KS
    Appearance #1242
    August 4, 2021
    Video length: 4:55
    PG-16

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

    Salisbury, MA
    Appearance #677
    July 10 2018
    Video length: 5:45
    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.
    Arizona Comedy Open Mics offers something every day of the week and includes Phoenix, Tucson and Bisbee.
    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
    Headshots - DIY
    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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