BASS LAKE – The laughs are on the house when the Bass Lake Event Center hosts a free comedy show on Friday, Dec. 28, at 7 p.m.
Bass Lake Laughs will feature six artists performing stand-up in the Lakeview Room at the Pines Village.
Comedy buffs may recognize some of the performers as they’ve made appearances at clubs throughout the state. Performers include:Bo DeLapp, one of the fastest rising names in Central Valley comedy, will headline the free show at the Pines. He is a Central Valley native and graduate of Fresno High School. Bo has headlined most comedy venues in Fresno, including Thai Palms, Fulton 55 and Teazers. His comedy is mostly observational, with a hint of the inappropriate.
Comedian “Just Dave” Bressoud has performed at major comedy clubs across the state. He is versatile enough to do Christian TV telethons and radio talk shows, and has emceed numerous public, private and charity functions. He currently runs two comedy shows in the Central Valley through his company, Valley Comedy.
A native of San Diego, Torio Van Grol is now a resident of Bass Lake. He has performed all across the U.S., beginning his comedy career in the Bay Area while in college. As part of the Conan or Bust national tour, he performed at various comedy venues throughout the country, before somehow landing in the Sierra. He now performs regularly in the Central Valley.
Joe Alaniz travels up and down the state of California performing for anybody who has a mic and stage.
“A lot of comedians forget where they come from, and everybody wants to do shows that have an attendance of 1,500 people or more,” says Alaniz. “I do shows to make people laugh. I don’t care if it’s 1,500 people or three people in a bar. People get lost in laughter, and I want to make them laugh.”
Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with performances starting at 7. Admission is free and beer and cocktails will be available. For more information, contact the Bass Lake Event Center at 559-692-8807.