- Wednesday, July 21
Dead Coast presents: Brooks Wheelan with Brian Johannesen! Enjoy a night of stand up comedy & live music!
Doors at 8pm & show at 9pm. This show will be in the back room. Enter through our front entrance at 211 Iowa Ave and proceed to the back of the room for entry into this event.
Brooks is from Iowa and he likes to do comedy. Here are his credits... In 2015, he released his debut album This Is Cool, Right?, which hit #1 on the iTunes charts and was included on PASTE Magazine’s 10 Best Comedy Albums of 2015 list. He's been a cast member on Saturday Night Live, appeared on NBC’s Late Night with Seth Myers, AP Bio, HBO’s Girls, Comedy Central’s The Half Hour, @Midnight, Adam Devine’s House Party, Netflix's I Think You Should Leave, MTV’s Ridiculousness, TBS' CONAN and other junk he's less proud of. Rolling Stone named Brooks as one the Top Acts of Bonnaroo 2014.
In 2012 he hit the comedy scene in stride when he was invited to perform at the New York Comedy Festival as a part of Comedy Central’s Top 10 Comics to Watch, and was a breakout performer as a new face at the prestigious Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal. Other festival appearances include SXSW, Sasquatch, Austin’s Moontower Comedy Festival, Portland’s Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Comedy Central South Beach Comedy Festival. Brooks currently lives in Los Angeles.