Joe Kelley is an Atlanta based comedian/actor/podcaster. He has a unique perspective on life, combined with a mid-western charm that makes audiences love him and comfortable with opening up to different ideas.
Joe was apart of Atlanta’s Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in 2018. As well as, a featured performer on The Broken Record Show in 2015 and 2016 as part of The Wild West Comedy Festival. He is a regular at The Laughing Skull Lounge and Punchline in Atlanta; Stand-Up Live in Huntsville, AL; and Zanies in Nashville, TN.
He has opened for Tom Segura, Iliza Shlesinger, Ralphie May, Theo Von, Dan Soder, Ali Saddiq, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Robert Kelly, Ron Funches, and many others.
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 10 - 60 minutes
What to Expect
People have said "When Joe is on stage, you just want to be up there with him." He'll put a smile on your face before a word comes out of his mouth. He shares his goofy life and mind with audiences. He'll make you laugh, he'll make you think.
Joe Kelley began his comedy journey in Nashville, Tennessee, then headed west to Seattle, and now resides in Atlanta, Georgia.
Joe has a unique perspective on life, combined with a mid-western charm that makes audiences love him and comfortable with opening up to different ideas.
He spent 101 straight days on the road in 2017 for the "A Man and His Van Comedy Detour"
He has shared the stage with Bobby Lee, Mary-Lynn Rajskub, Steve Rannazzissi, Ralphie May, Tom Segura, Robert Kelly, Pete Davidson, Dan Soder, Iliza Shlesinger, and Ron Funches. He also participated in breaking the Guinness World Record for longest stand-up comedy show with multiple performers in 2015 and 2016 as part of The Wild West Comedy Festival.
He is the host of the podcast "Joe Kelley's Van Chronicles" which can be found on iTunes.
Joe has also appeared in the second and third seasons of ABC's "Nashville"
Joe was also apart of the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in 2018.
Joe has performed at:
Zanies – Nashville, TN
Laughing Skull Lounge - Atlanta, GA
The Comedy Underground - Seattle, WA
Comedy Zone – Charlotte, NC
The University of Kentucky - Lexington, KY
Comedy Zone – Johnson City, TN
South Street Comedy Club – Jackson, TN
Out Front On Main – Murfreesboro, TN
Guinness World Record for Longest Stand Up Comedy Show (multiple comedians) – The East Room – Nashville, TN 2015 and 2016
Winner of first “Comedy Out The Yazoo” Contest January 2015 – Zanies – Nashville, TN
Winner of “Last 1 Standing” Contest 2014 – South Street Comedy Club – Jackson, TN
Host of The Year 2013 – Out Front on Main – Murfreesboro, TN
Additional Booking Notes
Equipment needed for show:
- Cable for microphone
Influences & Inspiration
Mitch Hedberg, George Carlin, Patrice O'Neal, Josh Wagner, Dave Chappelle
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