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Monday nights are comedy nights at Willie’s. Contestants are required to perform in our Comedy Open Mic Night in order to be eligible for the next week’s Comedy Competition*: The Funniest Comic East of The Mississippi!

*comedians living outside of Central Kentucky may compete in the competition without performing in our Comedy Open Mic Night.

Willie’s Locally Known to Host Comedy Competition, Winner to Audition for America’s Got Talent

Willie’s Locally Known, a restaurant and live performance venue located at 286 Southland Drive, is announcing a brand-new comedy competition titled: “The Funniest Comic East of The Mississippi”.

The competition, to be held on Monday nights, is a collection of weekly performances including a comedy show, comedy showcase, open mic and open mic comedy contest. The winner of each month’s comedy contest will have a chance to win an all-expenses paid trip to audition for America’s Got Talent, $500 cash, and a professionally mastered recording of their live performance. The event will begin with a Stand-Up Comedy Showcase to be held Monday, September 11th at 8pm.

Monthly winners will compete in the finals of the competition to be held in March of 2018. Additionally, the winner of each month will win a $50 prize, and be invited to perform in a comedy showcase, to be held every fourth Monday in the competition cycle. The monthly show will feature professional touring comics from all over the world.

Additional monthly contest awards include $25 to the second-place contestant, and a T Shirt for the third-place finisher. Each completion will be scored by a panel of judges, in addition to an audience vote, to determine the winner.

Please contact Willie’s at [email protected] for more information about the comedy competition series: “The Funniest Comic East of The Mississippi”, thank you!