Kill Rock Stars announces the first comedy signing for the label, comedian extraordinaire KURT BRAUNOHLER. Adhering to the belief that “comedy is the new punk rock,” Kurt will be bringing his fantastic stand up to rock clubs in Seattle and Portland for four shows over two nights, FEBRUARY 13 & 14. Each night will feature two FREE SHOWS which will be recorded for Kurt’s debut comedy album which will be released on Kill Rock Stars this summer. Don’t miss your chance to be part of comedy history in the making while helping provide the laugh track for one of the best comedians in the country! All show info and RSVP details below.
A whip-smart comedian who is one of Variety’s 2012 Comics To Watch, Kurt Braunohler was named “One of the 50 Funniest” in all of Gotham by Time Out New York, was awarded “Best Male Stand Up” (ECNY), and crowned “Best Unscripted Host” (New York Television Festival). Kurt has also been featured act at Outside Lands, All Tomorrow’s Parties and Montreal Just For Laughs Festival, as well as tour opener for IFC’s Comedy Bang! Bang! Live.
In addition to hosting IFC’s hit comedy game show Bunk!, Kurt Braunohler can been seen (or heard) on TV in Bob’s Burgers, Delocated, Chelsea Lately, John Oliver Stand Up, The Heart She Holler, Comedy Central Presents, Jon Benjamin Has a Van, Assy McGee, and Human Giant. He was also featured on This American Life talking about his 13-year relationship Rumspringa.
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 13
SEATTLE, WA @ COLUMBIA CITY THEATER
Two shows: 8pm & 10pm
RSVP for FREE Tickets (please indicate show preference): firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY FEB 14
PORTLAND, OR @ MISSISSIPPI STUDIOS
Two shows: 8pm & 10pm
with Jason Traeger and Ian Karmel
RSVP for FREE Tickets (please indicate show preference): email@example.com
“Braunohler is very funny” – USA Today
“So high wattage, he outshines everybody” – Tom Scharpling, The Best Show
“Trust me. You will not want to miss all the shenanigans” – SerialOptimist
“Do you like wunderkinds? Then you will LOVE KURT!” – BrooklynVegan
“Braunohler’s brand of humour is insane, life-affirming, silly and above all hugely enjoyable.” – Time Out London