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Best Comedy & Stand-up in Des Moines

Nick Swardson at Vibrant Music Hall

Nick Swardson

Nick Swardson is an actor, screenwriter, producer and stand-up comedian. The Minneapolis native started out in his career as an entertainer performing on the local stand-up scene before moving to New York, and later Los Angeles, to pursue his comedy career. Don't miss him live this year when he brings the show to you!

Gary Gulman at Wooly

Gary Gulman

The Last Comic Standing finalist from season 2 has since become a fully fledged comic in his own right, garnering critical acclaim for his DVDs and touring work. Known for his surreal observations on everyday situations, Gulman has held a myriad of jobs throughout his twenty years trying to break into the big time; barista, waiter, doorman, accountant and even a school scholarship football player. A gigantic six-foot, six-inch Bostonian, he has also performed on television comedy shows including Jay Leno, Jimmy Kimmel, David Letterman and John Oliver.

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Ronny Chieng at Vibrant Music Hall

Ronny Chieng

Award-winning comedian extraordinaire Ronny Chieng is on as he brings his comedy to the USA! Having starred in the global smash-hit film, Crazy Rich Asian, Malaysian-born Chieng is one of the world's fastest-growing comedians. Don't miss your chance to see this funny man live as he brings the Love To Hate It tour to you thus year!

Sebastian Maniscalco at Wells Fargo Arena

Sebastian Maniscalco

Hot off the back of his smash hit Nobody Does This tour, comedian extraordinaire Sebastian Maniscalco hits the road again in 2024 with 'It Ain't Right' tour! Beloved for his honest manner and saying what we're all thinking, Maniscalco has become one of North America's most popular comics. Leave the kids at home as you enjoy the outrageously funny Sebastian Maniscalco!

Andrew Santino at Vibrant Music Hall

Andrew Santino

Comedian Andrew Santino has announced a string of US dates starting in fall of 2024! Making stops in Boston, Phoenix, New York, Atlanta and many more, his unique sense of humor and witty anecdotes promise an unforgettable night out for fans of his podcasts and other stellar work. Don't miss your chance to see him on the Freeze Peach Tour!

Nikki Glaser at Hoyt Sherman Auditorium

Nikki Glaser

If you've ever had the pleasure of seeing an episode of Comedy Central mainstay 'Not Safe with Nikki Glaser', then you'll be well acquainted with her unapologetic, no-holds-barred comedy style, but you may still blush when confronted with her racy live stand-up routine. Leaving no stone unturned when it comes topics including sex, relationships, the single life, Target fashion triumphs and invasive TSA practices, Glaser spreads her mischievous glee around venues across North America on 'The Good Girl' tour and 'The Alive and Unwell' tour (From 14 September 2024)!

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