Stand Up, Fight Back

Stand Up, Fight Back

Thu ยท October 12, 2017

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 6:30 pm

The Southgate House Revival-Sanctuary


$10 Donation

This event is 18 and over

Panel 6:30-7:30
Comedy Runway 8:00-9:30

Stand Up, Fight Back
Stand Up, Fight Back
It's time to Stand Up and Fight Back.

Stand Up, Fight Back is a one of a kind event that combines stand up comedy, activism, fashion and music into one night. Hosted by Los Angeles based activist / comedian Mike Gamms.

The night starts out with a one hour activist discussion panel featuring local activists from a diverse range of causes. Discussing how they are involved, and how others can get involved on a local, national, and global level. This will be live streamed and recorded.

After the panel, is the country's only comedy fashion show, Comedy Runway, where after each stand up comic performs their set, they are critiqued by a panel of local fashion experts for their fashion and their fashion only and we crown the Best Dressed Comic.

All the proceeds go to the continued activism of those involved. It's time for us all to Stand Up and Fight Back together.

"Mike Gamms is a comedian and activist who uses his voice to both Stand Up and Fight Back. As a comedian he has performed at comedy clubs (The Comedy Store LA, Laugh Factory Chicago, Caroline's NYC, The House of Blues New Orleans) and music festivals (Desert Hearts, Tenacious D's Festival Supreme, Echo Park Rising, The Goodvibe Getdown Arizona) around the country. As an activist, he has stood up at Standing Rock, The Women's March on Washington, Black Lives Matter Houston, and was even an official representative at the United Nations headquarters in NYC for the Forum on Indigenous Issues. He also hosts his own comedy fashion show, Comedy Runway in cities across the US. Mike Gamms mixes Comedy, Fashion, Music and Activism into one unique package."
Venue Information:
The Southgate House Revival-Sanctuary
111 East 6th Street
Newport, KY, 41071