LAUGHLIN, Nev. – L.A. Comedy Club at Edgewater Casino Resort has announced a comical February lineup in the Dragon’s Edge showroom in Laughlin, Nevada. Every week from Wednesday through Sunday, L.A. Comedy Club at Edgewater offers nightly shows at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. with James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Show headlining every night at 5 p.m. and touring comedy icons headlining the 7 p.m. show.
Wednesday through Sunday:
* 5 p.m.: James Michael’s Redneck Comedy Show
James Michael, a Mississippi native, is a part-time tattoo artist, fitness model and comedic magician. Known for his sleight of hand, comedic timing and fun antics on stage, Michael has brought laughs around the world for more than 30 years by means of cruise ships, corporate functions, and television shows. He has been named among Las Vegas’ top 10 magicians for three consecutive years and has been awarded the silver medal winner of the best magic show in Las Vegas in 2020.
* 7 p.m.: Touring headliners featuring top national comics
* Teacher’s Night
L.A. Comedy Club at Edgewater is offering $3 admission to teachers for the 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. shows on Wednesdays and Fridays. To redeem this offer, guests can use the code “APPLE” online at checkout.
Upcoming headliners, 7 p.m. shows:
* Thursday, Feb. 1 through Sunday, Feb. 4: Steve “Mudflap” McGrew with Dougie Almeida
Steve “Mudflap” McGrew was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma and raised in Houston, Texas. McGrew is instantaneously likable with high-energy sets and rapid-fire delivery. His “crossover” comedy style appeals to people from all walks of life, age groups and ethnic backgrounds. His material is drawn from everyday life situations and is a hybrid of character work, storytelling and one liner jabs to the funny bone. He is in high demand for comedy clubs and casino shows all around the country and can be heard on 24/7 Comedy and on Sirius XM radio. Mudflap has released several comedy albums. His latest, “Toxic Masculinity,” is now available on iTunes.
Dougie Almeida, a native of Queens, New York, is a retired kickboxer and former corporate presenter for one of the largest financial planning firms in the country. His specialty was taking lifeless insurance presentations and transforming them into works of comic art. Prior to taking the stage, Dougie gauges his audience, reaches into his vault and prepares his onslaught of humor. Once on stage, he delivers blow after blow of hilarity, hitting the audience with punch line after punchline, with a wit and stage presence second to none. He was recently featured on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and has been a Winner of Improv’s “New Faces of Comedy” as well as participated in various comedy festivals.
* Wednesday, Feb. 7 through Sunday, Feb. 11: Adam Domiguez with special guest Koolaid
Adam Dominguez is from El Paso, Texas and a former “Funniest in Texas” winner but took a chance and moved to Las Vegas in hopes to expand his comedy career after finding the typical 9-5 lifestyle quite unfulfilling. Dominguez is known as a case of tempered, experienced chaos and calamity wrapped in a survivor’s tale of Murphy’s Law. He has a history of producing, performing, and hosting events like Drunk Bingo, Karaoke nights, Roast Galas, and of course, his live performances. Talking about his past follies, family, dating and insanity has entertained crowds from the World-Famous Comedy Store in Los Angeles to the Dirty at 12:30 in Las Vegas. He even filmed an appearance in season 1 of “Laugh After Dark: Live in Las Vegas.”
Alex Ansel, also known as “Koolaid,” is a Texas native and spent most of his adolescence perfecting his video game high scores. Known as a major nerd in middle school, he was given the nickname “Koolaid,” and it stuck. Koolaid draws his comedy from his everyday life. As a larger guy from a Hispanic community that dresses like a rapper, has two dads, plus has family in the military, the topics are endless. His experiences have earned him the titles of RAWartists “Performer of the Year” in San Antonio and “Funniest Person in South Texas,” becoming the youngest comedian to have ever received the award. Koolaid was recently handpicked to open on tour with WWE Hall of Fame Pro Wrestler Jake “The Snake” Roberts for the “Unspoken Word Tour.”
* Wednesday, Feb. 14 through Sunday, Feb. 18: Erik Knowles
Erik Knowles, a Texas native and former U.S. Marine, honed his comedic craft in San Diego where he climbed to the top ranks of the city’s extensive comedy scene over the course of 11 years. Knowles shares his experiences with parenthood, medicinal marijuana and the dangers of technology as well as his light-hearted views on politics in his live shows as well as his comedy albums. He has appeared on “Tonight” in San Diego, “Laughs” on FOX and “Man-up Stand-up” on Hulu, among others. His achievements include the “Veteran Achievement Award” at the San Diego Comedy Festival, “Best Comedian Award” at the Veterans Choice Awards and first place in 2016’s “World Series of Comedy” in Las Vegas.
* Wednesday, Feb. 21 through Sunday, Feb. 25: Ricky Reyes with special guest Gibbs Saad
Ricky Reyes, a Cleveland native, is one of the freshest rising comedians in the country. With a perfect combination of likeability, stage presence and relentless joke-telling, he rapidly has become one of the most sought-after comedians in the business. While Reyes can be found touring comedy clubs and colleges throughout the country, he can be heard on XM/Sirius Radio on shows like “Nobody Likes Onions” with Patrick Melton, “El Chupapodcast” with Pedro Lima and on The SBK Show on RealRadio 104.1 in Orlando. Reyes has also made an appearance on “Rooftop Comedy’s Road Trip” found on MavTV.
Gibbs Saad is more commonly known as “Gibbs the Comegician.” Now based in El Paso, Texas, Saad started his career by learning magic while working at an Illusions Restaurant in Indianapolis. After learning some magic skills from seasoned professionals, he worked as a professional magician before graduating high school. He performed for local political figures, Indy 500 drivers, NBA and NFL players as well as several Fortune 500 Companies. He gained notoriety within the magic community for his sharp wit and quick improv skills. Saad is now an international touring stand-up comedian (and magician) whose unique humor and unscripted antics have earned him widespread recognition as one of the most original and entertaining performers in the Southwest.
* Wednesday, Feb. 28 through Sunday, March 3: JC Currais
JC Currais is a Cuban American comedian and actor, born and raised in Miami. His acting career began in 2010 when he made his film debut at the Sundance Film Festival in a feature titled “New Low.” Since then, Currais has starred in television shows such as FOX’s “Lethal Weapon,” BET’s “Real Husbands of Hollywood” and was a series regular on Disney Channel’s original series “Just Roll With It.” In the comedy world, Currais has performed on TBS’s “Conan” and Comedy Central, was named TBS’s “Top Comics to Watch” at the New York Comedy Festival and was of one the New Faces of Comedy at the “Just For Laughs Festival” in Montreal. In 2020, Currais wrote and performed on the Twitch Sketch series “Two Joysticks and a Couch.”