[VENUE CANCELED] Brian Atkinson performs in a comedy contest at the Kilgour Scottish Centre, St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit in Troy, MI on Saturday, November 18. The contest is produced and hosted by Karen Westphal, featuring comics from throughout Michigan and the midwest.
Brian Atkinson is a comedian, an all-around nice guy, and a horrible person. His guy next door look gives way to surprising twists – like when he provided voices for PBS Kids and acted in a Lifetime Movie Network movie, as a serial killer, in the same studio, on the same day. A former radio personality, his voice might be the first thing you notice, but his confidence, and engaging storytelling will keep you laughing. Brian Atkinson makes jokes, but only the finest artisan, hand-crafted, farm-to-table-saw jokes.
Brian is a 2023 World Series of Comedy Wildcard 1st Place Winner and has headlined at clubs, corporate events, churches, and fundraisers across the country. He’s opened for notable “Bobs” like Bob Nelson, Bob Smiley, and Robert (Bob) G. Lee, and performed at Dr. Grins at the B.O.B. Brian has also appeared with Jeff Jena, Kira Soltanovich, Happy Cole, Leslie Norris Townsend, Tommy Ryman, Chris Young, Andy Beningo, and Dave Williamson. Born and raised in Chicagoland, Brian won the Audience Favorite in The Funniest Person in Grand Rapids, MI, where he now calls home. You can find him on all the socials @BrianAcomedian.
The Kilgour Scottish Centre
Founded in the year 1849, St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is the oldest benevolent organization in the State of Michigan. Our mission is to provide assistance to fellow Scots and to encourage the love of Scotland through its history, customs, music, literature and national games. The hall is located at the intersection of Rochester Road and Stephenson Highway in Troy, MI.
St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit
2363 Rochester Road
Troy, MI 48083-1951
10 live stand up comics each have a 10-minute set to WOW the crowd, then YOU vote for your favorites and the winners receive cash prizes.
- Content of comedy is rated PG-13
- Dinner catered by Mission BBQ
- Cash bar
- Basket raffle in Burns’ Room
- Raffle tickets are available for purchase at the event for $1 apiece.
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