Every month, Saw Works Brewing Company presents First Friday Comedy, a Knoxville stand-up comedy show featuring great traveling and local comedians to entertain you.
Hosted and produced by the comics of Rain/Shine Events (Matt Chadourne, Shane Rhyne, Sean Simoneau, and Tyler Sonnicshen), each show includes a spotlight on Scruffy City comedians and some of the best performers from comedy scenes across the nation.
Of course, you can also enjoy Saw Works Brewing Company beers, lovingly crafted on site. Each month’s show also includes delicious food and treats from local food vendors. Get there early, seats fill up quickly.
Each show starts at 7 pm and is over by 9 pm. Perfect for a date night or as the start to an exciting Friday evening.
This month’s performers:
Texas-born, Brooklyn-based comic Jordan Carlos (The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore, @Midnight, Broad City & Girls (HBO)) loves being “that guy from that thing.” Full of unique takes on everything from how humans have better sex than whales to the snobbery of apple-picking, Jordan’s weaves unique stories and impressions (Obama, Trump, and Dennis Rodman among others) for maximum laughs.
I am originally from Pittsburgh, now living in the Midwest. I make jokes about my eclectic childhood. I am told I have nice dimples.
Katie McCarthy has appeared in the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Eugene Mirman Comedy Festival, Bird City Comedy Festival, and the Nerdist Network’s Competitive Erotic Fan Fiction Podcast 3 times. A favorite at Boston’s legendary Comedy Studio, she was their Comic in Residence in January 2016. Katie brings her brassy, brainy, silly style to stages all over.
JC Ratliff is a Knoxville based comic voted Blank Magazine’s finest comedian 2015 and 2016. JC tours with John Gibson as the Quit Your Day Job Comedy Tour, with Bubbs Harris as the Deadbeats of Comedy, and with Mark Viola as the Spike Collar Comedy Tour. Debut album Hope Is A Virus is available on iTunes
I bring energy and crazy knowledge of the world to the comedy masses. All from my perch on Rocky Top.