Al Jackson Feat. Mike Laws w/ Peanut
Comedy Caravan 1250 Bardstown Rd Louisville, KY 40204 View Map
Thursday, Jan 31 at 7:45 PM
After spending several years as a 7th grade public school teacher, Al Jackson decided he was ready to pursue his dream of performing comedy. Jackson delivers his edgy, hard-nosed comedy with a laid-back swagger and a giant smile. Jackson has been seen on television screens across America, beginning with his appearances on multiple episodes of NBC's "Last Comic Standing" in 2004. NBC went on that year to recognize Jackson as a finalist in their "Stand-Up for Diversity" contest. A featured appearance on Comedy Central's "Live at Gotham" led to a segment on Comedy Central's "Friday Night Stand-Up" and being named as a national spokesman for Comedy Central's Address The Mess Campaign to advance awareness of social issues. Al's other television appearances have been on MTV's "MVPs," a recurring role on "F'N MTV" for the MTV Network as well as a return to NBC on "Last Comic Standing," which included a dedicated five-minute profile segment. Online, Jackson has reviewed films for Current TV and the Webby-nominated web program "The Weekly Evil" for Comedy Central. Al Jackson has been heavily featured on XM Radio Comedy Channel 150 since 2006, has been a regular guest on the syndicated "Cooper Lawrence Show" and in the spring of 2009 made his debut on "The Opie and Anthony Show" on XM Radio, making him part of an elite group of comics invited to sit on the live syndicated program. Jackson has appeared in numerous competitions and festivals, having won "The Maxim Magazine Real Men of Comedy" contest, as well as reaching the finals of the Boston Comedy Festival. He went on to receive rave reviews for his 2006 performance at the HBO Las Vegas Comedy Festival and in 2009 appeared at the prestigious JustFor Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada, where he was recognized as being one of the best of the festival in The Hollywood Reporter. Jackson headlines clubs across the country, where his brand of comedy has bookers and fans calling for his return time and time again. Al also has appeared in a half-hour "Comedy Central Presents" special .
Al Jackson has had an incredible year. Recently he appeared in his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special, earned a showcase spot on Showtime’s “Louie Anderson Presents”, and was featured as a coach on this year’s Emmy winning season of MTV’s MADE. He is als... [More]
- Comedy Central Presents
- MTV Made
- Live at Gotham