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The Future of Comedy Show at BJS Catering and Event Center


Friday, February 2


990 North Center Street
Gaylord, MI 49735


7:00 PM

The Future of Comedy Show at BJs Catering and Event Center (Gaylord, MI)

On this episode of The Future of Comedy Show we are back at BJS with nationally touring headliner, Mike Ball Plus Focs regulars Steve Kaz, Nicole Melnyk and Chuck Bates. Ticket includes delicious appetizers. Please remember doors are at 7pm and show begins at 8pm.

Mike Ball is a nationally acclaimed headliner and the creative force behind the award-winning comedy series, “The Future of Comedy Show,” boasting an impressive portfolio of over 700 shows produced. His comedic prowess has graced renowned venues such as The Chicago Laugh Factory, San Diego Comedy Palace, and various locations across the Midwest, earning the prestigious title of Best Event in Midland by the Midland Daily News.

Amassing a staggering 4 million views on Facebook Reels, Mike’s comedic journey includes performances at illustrious venues like the World Famous Comedy Store and the Nashville Zanies All Stars Show. He brought laughter to unexpected places, including a memorable performance at the Michigan International Speedway during Nascar weekend. Notably, he was a featured act on the #1 show in Vegas, “The Dirty at 12:30.”

Mike Ball’s impressive career has seen him sharing the stage with comedy legends such as Ralphie May, Dave Landau, and SNL cast member Molly Kearney. With over a decade of experience, Mike’s act remains as vibrant as ever, infused with in-the-moment observations, crowd work, and guitar improv. Each performance is a unique experience, showcasing his dedication to keeping his comedy fresh and resonant with audiences.

Steve Kaz- Aggressively hilarious, charmingly cheeky, and undeniably talented, Steve Kaz is a young comedian who’s been performing around the Midwest since he was 18. He was the Detroit Roast battle winner of 2021 and has performed all across the country on stages like The Comic Strip, Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle, and The Denver Improv. Steve’s high-energy comedic style will be sure to leave you rolling in your seat.

Chuck Bates As Future of Comedy Show Regular, Chuck has toured the country. He started show business as a rapper but found his niche on the comedy stage. Chuck has been featured in 2 films which can be watched on Tubi.

Nicole Melynk was voted Best Comedian in Lansing 3 times and is one of the hosts of Make It Spicy in Grand Rapids. With inimitable comedic style Nicole has performed all over Michigan including (but not limited to) The Independent Comedy Club in Hamtramck, Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Detroit and One Night Stans in Waterford! Performing as well as in Ohio and Chicago! Follow her on tiktok where she has over 20k likes.


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