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The Detour Comedy Night

  • Presented By
    Fats Productions
  • Location
    The Detour Bar & Grill
    1920 E. Riverside Blvd.
    Loves Park, IL 61111
  • Phone
    (779) 423-0179
  • Date
    December 14, 2019
  • Time
    Saturday - Show starts at 8 p.m.
  • Price
    Free admission
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Show starts at 8pm - arrive early for primo seating

Host Michael Palmenderi is a native of Rockford and currently resides in Chicago. You can see Michael performing all over the city doing stand up, improv, sketch comedy, children's theater, plays, musicals, and singing on trains. He's been doing stand up since 2012 and has performed his act across the Midwest.

Guest Feature Brandon M. Prosek is a writer, comedian and producer originally from Geneva Illinois now residing in Chicago. He has performed at Laugh Factory, and the Second City. With his production company Entertainment Buffet he has produced short films, theater productions and currently produces two monthly comedy shows. These shows are called Faux Pas Comedy in Forest Park and Brews & Bad Movies a Stand Up Comedy and Commentary Show you can see at Empirical Brewery. Whenever he’s not performing or producing he hosts The Entertainment Buffet Podcast and co-created a pirate comic book with the debut issue on sale called “Flintlocked.”

Main Feature Cameron Little is a recovering alcoholic, a queer comedian, loud, abrasive, and absurdly honest person. Hailing from Chicago, Cameron has been performing all over the country in various clubs, punk house basements, bars, living rooms, and pretty much anywhere that will let them (Laugh Factory, Zanies Nashville, Milwaukee Comedy Festival, Beast Village Comedy Festival, Midwest Queer Comedy Festival, Don't Tell Comedy, Milwaukee Pridefest). For the last 5 years, Cameron has yelled about a lot of weird things. It will be loud. It will be weird.

Headliner Whitney Chitwood is a Chicago-based, nationally touring standup comedian & a lesbian squirrel in a shoebox who was recently called "Inspiring!" by the incomparable Maria Bamford. Whit's debut standup album "The Bakery Case" (Stand Up! Records) premiered at number 1 on the iTunes and Amazon comedy charts and was played in its entirety twice by Sirius XM. In Chicago, Whit headlines shows constantly and is a regular at the Laugh Factory and Zanies. She's been the requested opener for the likes of Rhea Butcher, Adam Conover, Greg Behrendt (“I want to say, see Whitney Chitwood while you can see her on the cheap, because she’s headed somewhere.”), and the great Eddie Pepitone (“Whitney Chitwood is one of my favorite comics everyone should know.”) Additionally, Whit has been featured on MoveOn.org and is a frequent contributor to The Paper Machete at Chicago's Green Mill, as well as OUT Chicago on WCPT. Nationally, Whit headlines tours such as Is This Us? Are We Here? Comedy Tour? and "Never Look A Horsegirl In The Mouth, as well as festivals like Altercation Comedy Festival (TX), Yuck Fest (IN), Southwest Chief Comedy Festival (CO). She's been featured at clubs like the Hollywood Improv and The Comedy Store; festivals like Riot LA, 208 Comedy Festival, and SF Sketchfest; and shows like UnCabaret and "Put Your Hands Together". In case you were wondering, Whitney is what happens when a child spends 1/4 of her time on a farm, 1/4 of it at her father's theatre, 1/4 at her mother's theatre, and 1/4 alone daydreaming about marrying Alyssa Milano's character, Phoebe, from Charmed.

Subarea:Loves Park

The Detour Comedy Night