All Shows in May 2024
  • Thursday May 9th 07:00PM - Red Clay Comedy Festival
  • Showcase Festival Pass
  • 15+ shows throughout the weekend featuring 50 of the best comicsfrom earound the world for the price of a typical single comedy show! Access to all showcase shows (non headliner or specialty shows) throughout the festival!Includes admission to shows at:-Midway Pub Tent-Argosy-Metropilitian StudiosFeaturing comedians:Amanda Marks, Annie Russell, Brendan Donegan, Brian King, Brittany Dent,Chanel Ali, Courtney Reynolds, Dan Davies, Dan Wilbur, Daniel Dellanno,Derek Humphrey, Derick Marchel, Django Gold, Dylan Krasinski, Greg Behrens,Holly Ballantine, Ian Aber, Isaiah Pringle, Jake Silberman, Jamal Russell,Jason Van Glass, Jeff Greenspan, Jessica Levin, Jiggy, John F. O'Donnell,Jozalyn Sharp, Juan Nicolon, Julia Hladkowicz, Kate Sisk, Kate Willett,Katie Novotny, Keenan Steiner, Keonna Scott, Laura Laham, Leonard Smith Jr,Luise Noé, Matthew Chrzanowski, Matthew English, Mia Wilson,Onika McLean, Pandji Pragiwaksono, Pedro Salinas, Raegan Niemela,Ralph Guerra, Rauce Padgett, Good Cop/Rad Cop, Shanna Christmas,Shelley Gruenberg, Will Wright, Yesh Malik, Zain Sharif, Will FoskeyAdmission to showcase shows is on a first come first serve basis. You must pick up your badge at the festival box office to be admitted to any shows. The box office is located at Metropilitian Studios at 1259 Metropolitan Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
  • Buy Tickets
  • Thursday May 9th 08:00PM - The Earl
  • Rory Scovel (Headliner Show)
  • An improvised evening of stand up comedy with Rory Scovel at Red Clay Comedy FestivalRory Scovel is a stand-up comedian, writer and performer who currently stars in the Apple TV+ series PHYSICAL.His standup has been featured on Comedy Central, CONAN and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Rory has a Netflix special entitled Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time, and a recent improvised stand-up special entitled Live Without Fear. His numerous film and television credits include the TBS’ Ground Floor, NBC’s Undateable, Modern Family, Showtime’s Black Monday, NBC’s Superstore, Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty, Jody Hill’s The Legacy of A Whitetail Deer Hunter alongside Danny McBride and Josh Brolin, and more. He currently co-hosts the Team Coco podcast Pen Pals w/ Daniel & Rory.Venue: The Earl located at 488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316THE EARL IS 21+ ALWAYS AND FOREVER
  • Buy Tickets
  • Thursday May 9th 09:30PM - The Earl
  • Kaneez Surka (Headliner Show)
  • Enjoy a night of stand-up with an international comedy star! Kaneez Surka is a stand-up, show creator/producer, comedic actress and improviser. With roots in both South Africa and India, she's now starting to take the U.S. by storm. Kaneez has produced and performed in her Netflix Special, "Ladies Up," Netflix's "Comedy Premium League" as well as Amazon Prime Video's improv specials "Something From Nothing" and "Improv All Stars - Games Night."Her new show ‘I Found My People!’ explores what it means for a multicultural female immigrant trying to find her people in this world, through anecdotes and observations.
  • Buy Tickets
  • Friday May 10th 08:00PM - The Earl
  • Rory Scovel (Headliner Show)
  • An improvised evening of stand up comedy with Rory Scovel at Red Clay Comedy FestivalRory Scovel is a stand-up comedian, writer and performer who currently stars in the Apple TV+ series PHYSICAL.His standup has been featured on Comedy Central, CONAN and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon. Rory has a Netflix special entitled Rory Scovel Tries Stand-Up for the First Time, and a recent improvised stand-up special entitled Live Without Fear. His numerous film and television credits include the TBS’ Ground Floor, NBC’s Undateable, Modern Family, Showtime’s Black Monday, NBC’s Superstore, Amy Schumer’s I Feel Pretty, Jody Hill’s The Legacy of A Whitetail Deer Hunter alongside Danny McBride and Josh Brolin, and more. He currently co-hosts the Team Coco podcast Pen Pals w/ Daniel & Rory.Venue: The Earl located at 488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316THE EARL IS 21+ ALWAYS AND FOREVER
  • Buy Tickets
  • Saturday May 11th 02:00PM - The Earl
  • Comedy Short Film Screenings
  • Join us for the first Comedy Short Film Screaning at Red Clay Comedy Fest! All local Atlanta film makers showcasig their comedy short films alongside performances by festival comedians!Films:"Barley Breathing"Written by: Neal Reddy | Directed by: Derek Evans"Gary Internet" (The man who invented the internet)Written & Directed by: Carter Jay AllenMore TBA!Presented in partnership with the Atlanta Scifi Film FestivalTickets for the Short Film Screening come with a Showcase Pass for Red Clay Comedy Fest ($25 value!)
  • Buy Tickets
  • Saturday May 11th 08:00PM - The Earl
  • Robert Kelly & Paul Virzi: Bone to Pick LIVE (Headliner Show)
  • Bone to Pick is one of the hottest podcasts out with two legendary comedian hosts; Robert Kelly & Paul Virzi! Enjoy stand up mixed with the comics taking your grievances and hashing them out live on stage in hopes to solve the world...one bone at a time!"What is grinding your gears that you need to get off your chest? Weekly podcast staring Robert Kelly & Paul Virzi with Mike Albanese settling the big and small annoyances in lifeVenue: The Earl located at 488 Flat Shoals Ave SE, Atlanta, GA 30316THE EARL IS 21+ ALWAYS AND FOREVERPaul Virzi is fresh off the release of his critically acclaimed Netflix special, "Nocturnal Admissions," directed by Pete Davidson, which received rave reviews from both his fans and peers alike. Currently, Paul headlines comedy clubs across the globe as well as hosting two popular podcasts, "The Virzi Effect" and "Anything Better?" with co-host Bill Burr. A veteran of the stand-up scene, Paul has performed all over the world, including many of the United State’s most prestigious venues such as Madison Square Garden, the Chicago Theatre, and Carnegie Hall. He is a regular at the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and performed at the SXSW Festival in Austin, TX. Paul’s debut hour-long comedy special, Bill Burr Presents Paul Virzi: I’ll Say This, premiered on Comedy Central in November of 2018 and is currently available to stream on CC.com. Comedy Central featured a clip from the special on its official TikTok standup page that has since garnered over 5 million views and 1.3 million likes. His 2015 debut comedy album, Paul Virzi: Night at the Stand, ranked #1 on iTunes and reached #4 on Billboard’s Top 100. Off the stage, Paul has also made appearances on a variety of TV shows, including TruTV's Comedy Knockout, AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live, and the NFL Network’s Good Morning Football. He has also written for ESPN’s highly coveted ESPY Awards. Paul grew up in the suburbs, outside of New York City. He loves his family, cigars, and having pointless arguments about sports with his friends.Robert Kelly’s comedy is deeply rooted in his own life and relationships which makes it honest, abrasively funny, yet refreshingly vulnerable. He has been winning over audiences for years touring clubs, colleges and theaters, including repeat performances at Montreal’s Just for Laughs Festival. Robert’s most recent one-hour comedy special, “Kill Box”, can be purchased through robertkellylive.com. Robert is the co-host of "The Bonfire" on SiriusXM. Robert was on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon", and recurring on the Comedy Central series "This Week at the Comedy Cellar". Besides being a fixture in comedy, Robert played the role of Bobby in the 2022 "Fourth of July" movie. Robert played Bam Bam in Denis Leary’s FX show "Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll". He can also be seen as Louie CK’s brother, Robbie, on the hit series "Louie". His other acting credits include roles in "Unsane", "Trainwreck", "The Truth about Santa Claus", "Maron", "Benders", "Nurse Jackie", "Inside Amy Schumer", and "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn". Robert currently hosts the top-rated podcast “You Know What Dude?”, available on iTunes and Patreon. Robert also co-hosts "Calta and Kelly" with Mike Calta, as well as "Bone To Pick" with Paul Virzi, both available on iTunes and YouTube.
  • Buy Tickets
  • Saturday May 11th 10:00PM - Argosy
  • Fu*k Marry Kill with Walker Hays (Headliner)
  • Created by host Walker Hays and cohosted by Lace Larabee of Americas Got Talent, comics play and the audience wins at this interactive, crowd work show based upon the classic street game. Come suggest a famous person for the comic to metaphorically fuck, marry or kill and the comic will tell jokes about this premise. Before they leave stage they’ll “do” the other two things to someone in the audience. You can score free drinks, vacations and other cool prizes if we like your suggestions but no matter what happens you’re guaranteed to laugh your ass off watching some of the best comics in the country tell brand new jokes YOU help them create.  R-rated, Not for introverts, Must be Fun AF to EnterAll shows are 21+
  • Buy Tickets