Ira Ford is originally from Maryland but now based in Minneapolis. He is an open book who talks about life experiences ranging from drugs to family. His unique and hilarious stories earned him a semifinalist finish at The Funniest Person with a Day Job Contest at the House of Comedy. He also hosts his own popular monthly showcase "Laughs and Legends" at Lakes and Legends Brewery in Minneapolis. He is currently a paid regular emcee at the hottest comedy club in Minnesota—Acme Comedy Company!
Sally Ann Hall is an award-winning Brooklyn-based comedian, writer, actress, and singer. Originally from Alaska, she came to New York by way of Idaho to fulfill her dream of performing nightly for tourists visiting from Alaska and Idaho. A staple of the NYC nightlife scene, she has headlined Caroline’s on Broadway as a Breakout Artist, was named a Comic to Watch for the New York Comedy Festival, and also won 1st place in both Laughing Devil and She Devil Comedy Festivals.
J.T. Stockman was born and raised in Pine River, MN and now lives in Texas. He performs all over Texas and even across the pond at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Now he's making his way to the Loons on The Lake Comedy Festival!
Rob Ward hails from Cleveland, Ohio and has made appearances on the CW Network and Kevin Hart’s “Hart of the City”. Currently, Rob headlining his own tour in honor of police, firefighters and EMS personnel called the "The First Responders Tour". Rob performs across the country and was also a winner at the world famous “Showtime at Apollo” in Harlem, NY, and was recently named “Comedian of the Year” in the Cleveland Comedy Awards!
Manny Petty (he/him) is a Chicago-based stand-up comedian/guitarist specializing in story-telling humor and parody. His comedy takes inspiration from growing up on the northwest side of Chicago in a predominantly first-generation Italian neighborhood, being in an all-girl punk band with his sister, and eventually coming out of the closet and being nominated Prom Queen and King of his high school.
Chuck Bartell, a Minnesota native and local Acme Comedy Company favorite, has performed coast-to-coast from the Hollywood Improv, the Laugh Factory and the Comedy Store, in Los Angeles, to the Comedy Cellar and the Gotham Comedy Club, in New York City. He’s participated in the Boston Comedy Festival, the Great American Comedy Festival, Last Comic Standing’s New York Showcase, and Comedy Central’s Open Mic Fight. He has also worked club-booked shows with the likes of Louis CK, Jake Johannsen and Todd Barry!
Humzah Choudry is originally from Oklahoma but recently moved to New York where he has spent time sharpening his comedy skills! In the digital age, he has leveraged platforms like TikTok and Instagram to showcase his comedic genius to a global audience. His viral videos have garnered millions of views. Humzah is also the winner of last year's Othello's Comedy Classic. He connects with audiences through relatable humor while effortlessly navigating the complexities of his dual cultural identity.
Randall Reid is a comic on the rise with 10 years of experience in the game! He has multiple finals appearances in some of the stiffest comedy competitions the Twin Cities has to offer. Randall uses his unique perspective to find balance between the lightest and darkest of topics—from battling his young daughter to retrieving his friends from tight situations, he will find away to leave a smile on your face!