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Bombs Away! Comedy Presents: Joe Shelby

Bombs Away! Comedy is back with another great show at Listermann Brewing Company. Cincinnati has a strong tradition of brewing and comedy, and BA! Comedy bridges those two worlds by bringing nationally touring comedians to the best breweries and craft beer bars in Cincinnati. This month we are proud to present Joe Shelby!

Joe Shelby is an author, actor, and stand-up comedian who got his start at Go Bananas Comedy Club in 2004. His boundary-pushing style is a blend of one-liners, act-outs, and experimental humor that connects with audiences everywhere. A year after his big start, he braved the cold winds of Chicago to study improv at places such as: The Second City, iO, The Annoyance Theater and Columbia College Chicago, where he majored in acting. In 2009 Shelby's fan base grew as the Chicago Reader voted him "Reader's Choice Best Comedian."

After falling on some rough times and personal issues, he moved back to Cincinnati the following year where Shelby was burdened by the stigma of his mental health. Losing his mind proved to be an accomplishment for him as he triumphed through his depression and was able to take his comedy to unfathomably creative places. His new found sense of self led him to appear at The Great American Comedy Festival and Cincinnati's Brew Haha Comedy Fest.

In 2014 Joe set off on another adventure moving into his van and toured across the country where he was soon swept up by Hollywood. Making his mark in the LaLa land, he has since been seen in GQ, VH1, The Huffington Post, Buzzfeed and over 8,921 photobombs. Learning from his own struggles, Joe runs a monthly comedy show at the Los Angeles Theater Center where 100% of all proceeds go towards aiding the less fortunate of Skid Row. At this very moment, he is eating cheese.

Featuring - Grant StilesBilly DeVore IVMax FitzgeraldAlex Leeds, & Hunter Roberts
Hosted by - Wayne Memmott

***Special Instructions***
- Food is available to be ordered during the show from Renegade Street Eats