Thompson enters world of comedy
Monday, December 2, 2019
– Keifer Thompson - one half of Thompson Square - officially enters the world of comedy as he announces 13 tour dates in early 2020.
The Reviver Entertainment artist rolled out new comedic material back in August at Nashville's Zanies Comedy Night Club before a sold-out crowd. Thompson hosted the night, called "Laughs and Lyrics," and presented his unique brand of song-oriented comedy including songs like "Ain't No Branches on My Family Tree" and "Die-M-C-A."
"My first comedy tour? What? This is crazy and so exciting. Performing stand-up comedy is something I've always dreamed of doing and here we are. So, grab your tickets, and yourself, and come. Let's laugh."
Since August 2018, Thompson has been cutting his teeth on the comedy circuit, securing a regular performance slot at Zanies Comedy Night Club and appearing at Stand Up Live in Huntsville, Ala., amd Comic Strip Live in New York City.
Jan. 8 Diamond Jo Casino Dubuque, IA
Jan. 9 Sondheim Center Fairfield, IA
Jan. 10-11 Penguins Comedy Club Cedar Rapids, IA
Jan. 20- 23 Howie Mandel's Comedy Club @ The Hard Rock Atlantic City, NJ
Jan. 30-Feb. 1 Funnybone Comedy Club Des Moines, IA
Feb. 20 Kansas Crossings Casino Pittsburg, KS
March 5 Del Lago Casino Waterloo, NY
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