A finalist on season 8 of “Last Comic Standing,” Joe Machi is a regular panelist on the popular Fox News program “Red Eye with Tom Shillue,” and most recently taped a half-hour special for Comedy Central. Don’t let his quirky mannerisms fool you, Machi has a knack for dropping hilariously dark material on unsuspecting audiences.
This show is 18+. Please note, there is a 2 item minimum in the showroom. Tickets will be available for pick up at the box office prior to the show (they are generally available 1.5-2 hrs prior to showtime).
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Comedian Joe Machi was born and raised in State College, PA, the home of
Penn State University. After college he held jobs at a supermarket and
media company. Machi moved to New York in 2006 to pursue comedy. He has
been seen performing stand up on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The CBC’s
Just For Laughs Gala and has been a panelist on The Fox News program,
Red Eye. Machi was also one of 10 comics selected to perform at the 2012
Montreal Just For Laughs New Faces showcase. His comedy has also been
mentioned in The New York Times, NY Daily News, NY Post and Time Out New
Other highlights include winning the 2010 NY Underground Comedy
Festival’s Emerging Comic’s Contest, finishing second in the 2011 New
York Comedy Contest, being a two time finalist in the New York Comedy
Festivals Funniest Person Competition and being a finalist for the 2012
Andy Kaufman award.
Machi has become a staple on New York Comedy Club and alt comedy shows as well as comedy festivals nation-wide.