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The Detour Comedy Night

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Host Cameron Little is a producer for Shots and Giggles Live Comedy in Joliet and for Dr. Beef's Low Calorie Existential Such and Such Variety Show & Insert Food Theme Here. Cameron's comedy is off the wall absurdity mixed in with an abrasive view on the world. He has opened for Randy and Mr. Lahey from Trailer Park Boys and Creed Bratton from The Office.

Guest Feature Host Kevin Haas is a full-time journalist that hails from Rockford Illinois. When he's not in the News Tower, he's at home thinking of weird stuff to say to strangers. Kevin can be seen in bars and comedy clubs all over the Midwest.

Main Feature Chelsea Hood is a stand up comedian living in Chicago. You may have seen her on The CW Network's Eye Opener, or CW33's Nightcap. She was also featured on Stand Up Records' "Texas Mess" album recorded at SXSW. She was most frequently featured as a Comic to Watch at RIOT LA. Some of the well known clubs and venues she's had the privilege of performing at include The Comedy Store, Caroline's on Broadway, The House of Blues Dallas, The Addison, Houston, and Arlington Improv, Upright Citizen's Brigade NY, the Lincoln Lodge (Chicago), a long list of prestigious bar basements across this country, and on the bed of a tractor trailer in a field in Texas in the middle of an ATV park.

Headliner Adam Burke is originally from the UK, Adam has been performing comedy in Chicago and throughout the U.S. for almost ten years. His witty yet idiotic comedy has made him a fixture on showcases and clubs throughout the Midwest and beyond. He is a regular panelist on NPR's Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, and has appeared on the podcasts Doug Loves Movies & The Benson Interruption, the Bob and Tom show, WGN 720 AM radio, Put Your Hands Together, and many more podcasts and shows. Voted Best Standup by readers of The Chicago Reader in 2014, he was also the winner of Second City's Up Next Comedy Competition. He appeared at numerous festivals including Bridgetown Comedy Portland OR, Just for Laughs Chicago (four years running), and the local stage of Funny Or Die's Oddball Comedy Festival. In addition, he has opened for a wide variety of comedians including Marc Maron, Jeff Ross, Hannibal Burress, John Mulaney, Hari Kondabolu, Maria Bamford, Michael Ian Black, Kumail Nanjiani, John Oliver, Tracy Morgan, Aziz Ansari, and many more. Burke released his debut album Universal Squirrel Theory on A Special Thing Records in 2012.

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The Detour Comedy Night