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Jo Koy has come a long way from his modest beginnings at a Las Vegas coffee house. As one of today’s fastest growing stand-up comedians, Koy sells out comedy clubs and theaters across the nation with his infectious, explosive energy onstage. The comedian, will perform live at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino on Nov. 17. Koy pulls inspiration from his family, specifically his son, that inspires humor across all boundaries.
Koy, who was raised in Tacoma, Wash., credits his mother for his comedic and acting talents. She encouraged him to participate in school talent shows and to hold impromptu performances for his family and friends. This loving support led to performances at a Las Vegas coffee house and inspired a move to Los Angeles.
In 2005, Koy had the opportunity of a lifetime when he performed on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” He became one of a select few comics to receive a standing ovation on the show. Since then, Koy has had two highly-rated and successful comedy specials on Comedy Central, “Don’t Make Him Angry” and “Lights Out.” In March, he released his third comedy special, “Jo Koy: Live from Seattle” as a Netflix original.
Today, the comedian tours across the national and can be heard as a weekly guest on the popular podcast, “The Adam Carolla Show.” Koy recently joined the Podcast One family and hosts the weekly podcast, “The Koy Pond.”
Koy has appeared in over 100 episodes of “Chelsea Lately” as a season regular roundtable guest. Other appearances include VH1, “World’s Funniest Fails,” “The Joy Behar Show,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Last Call with Carson Daly” and “Jamie Foxx: Laffapalooza.”
Don’t miss Jo Koy live at the Silver Legacy Resort Casino on Nov. 17. Tickets will go on sale Saturday, July 22 for $29.50 and $49.50 and can be purchased at SilverLegacy.com or by calling 775-325-7401.
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