Myq Kaplan at the Kuumbwa "Vegan Comedy"
An All Vegan Comedy Showcase with Myq Kaplan LA), Matt Gubser (SF), Virginia Jones (LA), DNA (SC) and special guests. (Ticket Info Coming Soon)
Headliner Myq Kaplan is a comedian named Myq Kaplan (pronounced Mike). He is a 2010 Last Comic Standing Finalist and has appeared on the Tonight Show with Conan OBrien, the Late Show with David Letterman, Comedy Central Presents, and all the other places hes been. You can listen to Myqs podcast, Hang Out With Me, on the Keith and The Girl network. His debut CD, Vegan Mind Meld, was one of iTunes top ten best-selling comedy albums in 2010, followed by Meat Robot in 2013 and his one-hour Netflix special Small Dork and Handsome in 2014.
The Comedians magazine calls him a comedy machine, in the best possible way. the way that some machines vend soda or prevent other machines from killing future revolutionaries thats how Myq Kaplan does comedy: relentlessly, methodically, unblinkingly.
Also featuring Matt Gubser performs across the country and internationally, touching on topics ranging fatherhood, dating, sex, politics, & religion, intermingling personal anecdotes and biting social commentary, all couched in a comfortable, relaxed delivery.
Matt was named Comedians Comedian in the 2014 Bay Area Stand Up Comedy Awards. He is a contributor to Savage Henry magazine, is part of the Ha Ha Heathens comedy tour, and produces shows around the San Francisco Bay Area.
And also starring Virginia Jones!
Virginia Jones started doing comedy in Portland, OR, where she was a bike-riding vegan cliche. Shes gone on to work in Hong Kong, LA, New York, London and Billings, Montana. Shes appeared in Portlandia and the Bridgetown comedy festival, Bostons Women In Comedy Festival, Flagstaffs Big Pine, Eugenes Womens Comedy Fest and Austins Ladies Are Funny Fest. She was a semifinalist in the San Francisco comedy competition, just released her first record, Gothic American, and her mother is proud of her.
Host DNA was called "The czar of underground comedy in Santa Cruz" by the Santa Cruz Weekly. His weekly show at The Blue Lagoon on Thursdays (8:30 FREE) has been running for 9 years and was voted "Best Showcase in the Bay Area" by the legendarty Jimmy Gunn. Besides creating the web series Stand Up Santa Cruz and a noteworthy beard, DNA hopes the Vegan Comedy Showcase will one day become a Vegan Comedy Festival.
320 Cedar St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060