Jay Harris

Why book Jay Harris?

Jay lives in Chicago, and works full-time as a comedian, while moonlighting as a Financial Advisor. His dream is to work 9-5 at offices around the country. He's had the honor of entertaining various units of the Marines, Army, Navy, and National Guard, over his 12 year career. Jay is also a pretty-good roaster, but only for thick-skinned people. This one guy tapped out at 6 minutes. Some of his favorite topics are food, family and his personal quirks.

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Absolute Professional!! Employees loved it!

The show was a last minute thought by our organization but Jay was tremendous to work with and put together a great show in a very short period of time. Thanks a bunch Jay!

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Reviewer: keith s.
Event: Christmas Party in Great Falls, MT
Event Date: Dec 14, 2013
Hired As: Stand-Up Comedian, Stand-Up Comedian

Great Show

Jay preformed in front of 50 people at a Dairy Queen Christmas party. He found a way to make everybody laugh (audience aged 16 to 50). Great guy to work with and I would highly recommend.

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Reviewer: Tom C.
Organization: Dairy Queen
Event: Christmas Party in St Joseph, MI
Event Date: Dec 15, 2013
Hired As: Comedian

personal guy with humor

Jay told humorous stories about himself. Many topics are universal so the audience can really relate. Hope he keeps joking and adds more stories.

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Reviewer: Sheila M.
Event: Luncheon/Tea in Olympia Fields, IL
Event Date: Oct 6, 2013
Hired As: Stand-Up Comedian

Great "Announcer"

Jay announced a car drying competition we held at a hot rod show to show how fast our product dries a car and did a great great job. Generated continuous participation and enthusiasm.
And - we all had a lot of fun in the process!

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Reviewer: Bill S.
Organization: CleanTools, Inc.
Event: Other in Rosemont, IL
Event Date: Mar 3, 2013
Hired As: Emcee

good performance

Jay arrived on time. Very enjoyable and fun show. Communicated well. I will recomend him and hire him for future. He made my husband 40th birthday memorable.Thanks Jay.

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Reviewer: Nida S.
Event: Birthday Party in Mount Prospect, IL
Event Date: Feb 16, 2013
Hired As: Stand-Up Comedian, Comedy Show, Stand-Up Comedian

Flexible and adaptable

Arrived on time, personable, enjoyable.

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Reviewer: Melissa K.
Organization: ENA
Event: Other in Fort Wayne, IN
Event Date: Oct 10, 2012
Hired As: Stand-Up Comedian, Stand-Up Comedian

very good performance.

Jay on an excellent show. He was very interactive with the crowd. I would hire Jay again to come back.

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Reviewer: AdriaDuncan
Organization: stylenprestige entertainment
Event: Club/Nightclub in Urbana, IL
Event Date: Apr 4, 2012
Hired As: Corporate Comedian

Hilarious-engaging event!

Jay's communication and quick responses allowed me to put together an enjoyable corporate evening in a short period of time. He brought two class acts along with him to create a full comedy show with different approaches. Great time with lots of laughter!

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Reviewer: Victor D.
Organization: ONEOK Partners
Event: Corporate Event in Crest Hill, IL
Event Date: Feb 7, 2012
Hired As: Comedy Show

Jay was very helpful in setting up our Comedy Night

Jay brought some great comedians with him.
They interfaced very well with the audience.
Everyone had a fun evening
Many people stayed around for a while after the show, and so did the comedians
Would highly recommend Jay

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Reviewer: Leo D.
Organization: Club 81 Too
Event: Restaurant in Chicago, IL
Event Date: Jun 11, 2011
Hired As: Stand-Up Comedian

Review by Christopher C.

Jay was the opening act for our veterans benefit and did an outstanding job. Very funny and professional. I recommend Jay for any event.

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Reviewer: Christopher C.
Event: Fundraiser in Milwaukee, WI
Event Date: Feb 18, 2011

Booking Info

  • Typical Gig: 20 - 90 minutes
  • Fee: $350-3500
  • Languages: English

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Influences & Inspiration

Rodney Dangerfield, Jim Gaffigan, Jerry Seinfeld, Mitch Hedberg, Howie Mandel, Jay Leno, Jackie Gleason, Charlie Chaplin, Abbott & Costello

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