As a stand-up comedian for 28 years, Joey Kola has performed for hundreds of thousands of people throughout his career in the US, Canada and England. His high energy, spot on punch lines, and fast delivery assault an audience like a comedic freight train. Joey’s topical and timeless material combine to always make his audiences laugh hard.
Joey has worked at countless comedy clubs, colleges, casinos, theatres, cruise ships and corporate functions. Kola’s also proud of the success he’s had in raising great amounts of money for the many different charities he currently supports. Joey Kola’s TV credits include, “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, The Late Show with David Letterman”, “The King of Queens” with Kevin James, “The Martha Stewart Show”, “Comedy Central Presents Joey Kola”, “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”, and Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”.
Joey has been voted Best TV Warm-up Comic 5 years in a row by Time Out NY magazine. He has warmed up many shows, such as “The Rosie O’Donnell Show”, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” with Meredith Viera, “The Late Show With David Letterman”, “The Apprentice” and “Survivor” Finales, “The Jane Pauley Show” and CBS’s “Wake-Up with Ali and Jack”. He currently can be seen everyday on the “Martha Stewart Show” as her ‘warm-up artiste’ and ‘lovable side kick’.
One of the hardest working comics in show business today, over 300 shows per year for the last 20 years, Joey also finds time to write for other comics. George Carlin called Joey “One of the strongest comics I’ve seen”. Joey has also toured many casinos with the cast of the Sopranos as part of their live show “Comedy You Can’t Refuse”.
Kola continues to make audiences laugh today. Joey’s family, his wife and 2 kids, are a great source for most of his material. Joey Kola can play to any crowd, young or old, his material is versatile. He can be ‘clean’ or ‘dirty’. Joey loves to promote his shows. His radio spots on various stations around the country have been enjoyed by millions.
Written about in many news articles, magazines, and on the internet, Joey continues to please a wide range of people. No matter who the audience is, Joey’s likeability comes across as his strongest asset. He always leaves everyone drunken with laughter.
Vic Henley - Bio A true comedy veteran, Alabama-born Vic Henley has done it all. Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Vic has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other stand up comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
With an easy style that covers a variety of topics, Vic’s material has been featured on nationally syndicated radio shows like “John Boy and Billy” as well as SIRIUS XM’s Raw Dog and Blue Collar comedy channels.
Vic’s innate ability to turn perfectly reasonable adults into guffawing idiots has made him a crowd favorite all over the world. Whether it’s HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, or the granddaddy of them all-The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, Henley has drawn rave reviews and packed houses. His success at Edinburgh led to a slew of BBC TV appearances on stand up and talk shows, some where he was the first American to perform.
Vic has also performed on over 500 college campuses receiving 8 “Comedian of the Year” nominations. His popularity in the Corporate and Association markets has landed him many high profile gigs including co-hosting an event with former President George H.W. Bush. In 2009 Vic combined his writing and performing skills in the Sacha Baron Cohen feature film, Bruno.
Vic resides in New York City and can be seen on numerous stages including The Comic Strip Live, Gotham Comedy Club, Comix and The Comedy Cellar.