Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
18 & over
Two drink minimum per person
Description: Description: You want comedy? We've got comedy. Stage 2 is bringing the hottest young talent out Friday and Saturday night to make you Laugh Your Ass Off!!! Check out the performers
Erik Griffin: Fans of the hit Comedy Central series “Workaholics” instantly recognize Erik Griffin as
the show?s iconic series regular Montez. Erik also tours the country headlining popular
comedy clubs and colleges every weekend. His debut comedy album, Technical Foul:
Volume One, will be released this March. His Comedy Central Presents Half-Hour
Stand-Up Special will premiere this year. Erik is a first generation American-born
comedian/actor who made the decision in 2003 to quit his job and plunge headlong into
making comedy his full-time occupation.
Erik first gained national exposure performing in the ALMA nominated “Payaso Comedy
Slam” seen on Showtime and Comedy Central networks, “Live at Gotham” on Comedy
Central, “Last Comic Driving” on NBC, “Comics Without Borders” on Showtime, nationally
syndicated “Comics Unleashed;” He can also be seen featured in several national
commercials, including the Emmy winning, Budlight “Swear Jar.” In 2008 at the Just For
Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival, he received overwhelming reviews. Erik was featured
at the 2008 NACA National Conference, the 2007 East Regional and 2006 NACA West
Regional Showcases. He is currently headlining clubs and colleges throughout the
United States and Canada.
Mostly recently, Erik was seen on “Surviving the Holidays” with Lewis Black on the
History Channel, he was featured in the Tribeca Film
Festival Documentary “Just Like Us,” and will be touring the world promoting the movie.
Erik was also a guest star on the hit TNT show “Franklin & Bash.”
With his multicultural background, a Central American-Caribbean mother, a father of
European decent, Erik blends well into the North American landscape particularly in this
era of cultural diversity. With his routine full of hilarious observations about life, love and
selfevaluation, he brings together all ages and ethnic backgrounds, which makes for an
uproariously good time.
Dustin Ybarra: Dustin, 21 years old Latino comic was born and raised in Texas. He was recently the finalist for the, “Funniest Dallas Comic” in 2009 and the Winner of the Rza’s Wu-Tang Chess Rap in 2008. He just recently tape a pilot for MTV called, “What You’re Watching” with Alexia Chung and was invited to perform at the NBC Diversity Comedy Showcase in New York City hosted by Bill Bellamy at Caroline's Comedy Club. Dustin then moved to New York City a week later booking his first national commercial for Comcast. He has performed across the country at clubs and colleges nationwide working with comedic greats such as Jay Mohr, Pablo Francisco and Jimmy Walker to name a few. Dustin’s background started in a comedy troupe called, “Sucker Punch Comedy” that is an online comic strip that he wrote and stars in. His television credits include Comedy Central, MTV and Friday Night Lights.