ComedyJuice w/ Ty Barnett and Adam Ray
Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
18 & over
Two drink minimum
Comedy Juice has been called one of the top live comedy brands in the world. They attract the best up-and coming comics along with stars. From before-they-were-famous to current appearances, they’ve had comics like Sarah Silverman, Daniel Tosh, Aziz Ansari, Dane Cook, Dave Chappelle, Joe Rogan, Marc Maron, Jeff Ross, Whitney Cummings, Chelsea Handler and Ben Gleib. Every Thursday at 10 p.m.
With his ability to put a funny and unique spin on topics such as race: ” We should switch stereotypes…every 30 days”, religion: “my grandma is the only person I know with a tattoo of the Last Supper” and politics: ” I’m glad gas prices are high… drive-by shootings have decreased!!” Ty demonstrates that comedy can be funny and yet thought provoking. He has been performing since his high school days on Chicago’s south side. His ability to make people of all cultures laugh was necessary in a school full of diversity. He began touring California, Oregon, and Canada, gaining respect and a reputation as “someone to watch”; “a tremendous performer”; “refreshing”. He was voted Up-and-Coming Comedian of the Year in 2002 at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival and named “outstanding performer” at Montreal’s “Just for Laughs” festival, where he first got the attention of the Hollywood Industry. Today, after numerous appearances on TV commercials and live shows such as ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live, he is a regular on CBS Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. Ty has been performing with some of the best talents in the entertainment industry such as Al Green, Chris Rock, Robert Schimmel. The media particularly acclaimed his performance at the Universal Amphitheater where Ty opened up the show for Donna Summer in front an audience of 6000 people. Ty’s comedy has been very well received also by college audiences and he is now one of the most requested comedians in colleges across the country. Phil Iaezetta defines him “Fucking hilarious” and he is now one of the most requested comedians on Sirius Radio. He has been featured in the Hollywood Reporter as well as Maxim Magazine to name a few. Ty’s comedy is hysterically funny, smart, and edgy. With his unique charm and hypnotic presence Ty delivers in every show laughs with a message. And this is what makes him a rarity among today’s comedians: he makes audiences think. Beside his undeniable likeability audiences love Ty because he has something to say.
Halli Borgfjord grew up in Kalamazoo, Michigan in a well-rounded family where he enjoyed the comfort of suburban life. Being the middle child, Halli was naturally inclined to be in the spotlight and initially had childhood dreams of becoming an actor, but as a young teenager Halli fell in love with the show “Friday Night Stand-Up” on Comedy Central and from that moment on knew someday he would be a comedian himself. All through grade school and into college Halli was the biggest student of stand-up. While his friends were buying the latest pop albums, Halli was listening to George Carlin and going to see legends such as Jerry Seinfeld and Mitch Hedberg in concert.
Due to his relentless study and passion for comedy Halli was a natural on stage. Starting his comedy career in college, Halli became an instant success with his quick wit and ability to point out the insanity of everyday life. Shortly after beginning his stand-up career, Halli obtained some success by becoming a finalist in a local stand-up competition and from there he began to perform in the bigger clubs in Chicago and across the midwest.
Halli now resides in Los Angeles, CA and is a crowd favorite all across the country. Halli appears regularly in Las Vegas opening for comedy legend, Louie Anderson and he also appeared briefly on the 2010 Green Card Tour with Russell Peters. In Los Angeles, Halli runs his own regular show, “A Comedy SmorgasBorg” at the World Famous Comedy Store and is a regular on the hottest college show in the country, “Comedy Juice.” Halli has been featured in Life Magazine and in August 2010 Campus Activities Magazine named Halli to their “Hot Comedy” list as one of the top comedians of 2011. In September 2010 Halli released his first full-length comedy album“Have You Been Borgfjorded Lately?” The album debuted at #2 overall on the iTunes Top Comedy Charts. Halli continues to tour nationally and his comedy album is currently available on iTunes and Amazon.