COMEDIANS ANNOUNCED FOR THE BEST OF SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL STAND-UP COMEDY AT THE CLARK CENTER

Four very talented and youthful performers from last year’s outstanding field will provide a surety of big laughs at The Best of San Francisco International Stand-up Comedy Competition on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8pm. Not only will 2014 champion, Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh, be headlining the bill but also, the international aspect of the event will be thoroughly represented by finalist Lars Callieou from Canada and semi-finalist Clara Bijl from France. They will be presented by semi-finalist Matt Gubser, a single dad with tales to tell.

Host – 2014 SFICC Semi-Finalist, Matt Gubser:

San Francisco Bay Area comic Matt Gubser has performed across the country and beyond, touching on topics of fatherhood, dating, sex, politics, religion, seamlessly intermingling personal anecdotes and biting social commentary, all couched in a comfortable, relaxed delivery. A staple of the San Francisco comedy scene, Matt won the “Comedian’s Comedian” award at the 2014 Jimmy Gunn Bay Area Stand Up Comedy Awards.  Matt is a contributor to Savage Henry magazine, and is part of the Ha Ha Heathens comedy tour.

COMEDIAN #1 – 2014 SFICC 3rd place Finalist, Lars Callieou

Lars Callieou has performed on 3 USO Tours, has his own 1-Hour Comedy Special, hosts a weekly radio show that was nominated for a Canadian Comedy Award and was a Finalist in both the San Francisco and Seattle International Comedy Competitions.

COMEDIAN #2 – 2014 SFICC Semi-Finalist, Clara Bijl

(In her own words)

Clara is an internationally unknown comedian and writer; she’s also French. She was a semi-finalist in the 2014 San Francisco International Comedy Competition. She’s a contributing writer to her twitter account and the writer of “The Refugees; a sitcom.” Clara lives in San Francisco with a husband and some kids.

HEADLINER – 2014 SFICC Champion, Kabir ‘Kabeezy” Singh

Kabir “Kabeezy” Singh is Fresh off his “Comedy Central” Debut on the hit comedy show “Gabriel Iglesias’s Stand-Up Revolution,” A high-energy, crowd-pleasing comic with an in-your-face attitude and razor-sharp wit, Kabeezy’s won numerous comedy competitions, including taking first place two years in a row at the Bay Area Stand Up Comedy Competition, but most importantly won the 2014 39th Annual “SF International Comedy Competition” by coming in first place in all 5 shows in the Final Round which was the first time that happened in It’s rich 39 year history! Kabir has also shared the stage with top comedy stars like Dave Chappelle, Dane Cook and Russell Peters. Kabir has also headlined a night at every major comedy club in California including the Hollywood Laugh Factory, Melrose Improv, SF and Sacramento Punchline and many more. Kabir has also appeared on “The BBC Comedy Night”, “Starz Network” and “MTV”.

Tickets for The Best of San Francisco International Stand-Up Comedy Competition are $30-$42 and are on sale now.  Call (805) 489-9444 for tickets or come to the Clark Center Box Office at 487 Fair Oaks Avenue, Arroyo Grande.

For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit the Clark Center website at www.clarkcenter.org.