The Fulton Lions Club will be hosting “The Mane Event” comedy night with nationally known comedians Steve Van Zandt and Aaron Ward, 8:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 16, at the Fulton Polish Home, said Paul Foster, Fulton Lions president. This show is for adults 18 years and older.
“These two comedians bring a wealth of experience and entertaining routines to The Mane Event,” Foster said. “Doors open at 7:00 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00 p.m.
“Advance sale tickets are $12 and can be purchased at Devine Designs, Fulton Medicine Place, Phoenix Medicine Place and Mimi’s Drive-In. The ticket donation is $15 per person at the door. General admission ticketholders will receive snacks, and all ticketholders will have access to both a cash bar, and a separate cash station for beer and soda.”
Laugh Package tables of 10 may also be purchased in advance for $175 each, said Event Chair Gail Holmes. The Laugh Package includes preferred seating near the stage, specialty pizzas, snacks and soda. The deadline to purchase a Laugh Package is Oct. 5. For information, contact Holmes at 592-4245.
Steve Van Zandt is an award-winning voice actor and comedian. According to his website, stevevanzandt.com, he regularly performs at the nation’s top comedy clubs, resorts, theaters, casinos and on cruise ships the world over. He has appeared on national televisions shows. Among these are “America’s Funniest People” on ABC, “Show Me the Funny” on Fox, and “Comedy Club 54” on the Comedy Channel. He has opened shows for Howie Mandel, Lewis Black, Michael Bolton, Weird Al Yankovik, and others. He is also well known for his large repertoire of celebrity voice impressions.
According to his website, aarondavidward.com, comedian Aaron David Ward, from TV’s “The Glen Slingerland Situation,” has entertained audiences from New Hampshire to California by getting them to laugh and think at his self-deprecating humor, socio-political, and culturally critical comedy. He opens his heart, mind, and soul to fans during each trip deep inside his mind for a funny, honest, and twisted look at his concerns, disappointments, doubts, fears, and worries. You get to see a tug of war between the emotional and intellectual brains when Aaron is on stage. Aaron has performed throughout the Northeast and Midwest, appeared in the Boston Comedy Festival, Plymouth Rock Comedy Festival, Cape May Comedy Festival, The World Series of Comedy, and in several movies including “What I See In The Dark” and “Aftermath” as well as a pilot for MTV andVH1 entitled “The List.” See Aaron on “The Not Too Far From Home Comedy Tour” that is performing across the country. For more information about The Not Too Far From Home Comedy Tour visit http://www.thenottoofarfromhomecomedytour.com.
The Fulton Lions Club, also know for their Lions Loot Sweepstakes and Charby’s Duck Derby, provides financial assistance for those in need of eyeglasses, eye exams and hearing aids to residents in the Greater Fulton area. For further information on Fulton Lions visit their Facebook page under “Fulton NY Lions Club.”