Eastside Cannery Casino & Hotel is offering its guests a special two nights with no cover charge for “Sammy Shore’s Barking Mad Comedy Jam” at Marilyn’s Lounge on June 25 and 26 at 8 p.m. Dennis Blair and Dean Napolitano, two seasoned veterans, join the legendary comic on stage for two nights of madness and laughter.
Seats are available on a first come first serve basis with doors opening at 7:00 p.m. Please visit www.eastsidecannery.com for more information.
Sammy Shore changed standup comedy forever when he founded The Comedy Store in Hollywood, providing a stage for some of the biggest names in entertainment such as Richard Pryor, Johnny Carson, David Letterman and Whoopi Goldberg. In a career spanning more than 50 years, Shore has shared the stage with numerous comedians and musicians including Bob Hope, Mel Brooks, Sammy Davis, Jr., and Tony Bennett and spent four years as the opening act for Elvis Presley’s “Comeback Tour.”
Dennis Blair is an Emmy Award winning comedic actor, screenwriter, songwriter and author. Having appeared on “The Tonight Show” several times, Blair is best known for his live comedy performances and musical satires. He received an Emmy Award for his voiceovers and writing in the animated film “Confessions of a Standup.” Early in his career, Blair learned from Rodney Dangerfield co-writing for his movies, ABC specials and comedy album “Rappin’ Rodney” which was nominated for a Grammy Award. Blair has released a book and two standup comedy albums. He has opened for Tom Jones, The Beach Boys, Joan Rivers, Gloria Estefan, George Carlin and more. Blair headlines in comedy clubs, corporate events and continues to open for celebrities.
Known as a unique storyteller who shares hilarious stories about his Italian up-bringing, Napolitano delivers comedy through personal experiences. He has appeared on “The Late Late Show” with Craig Fergusson on CBS and first started in the comedy scene working for clubs throughout Florida and the Midwest. His television credits include Three Rivers, What About Brian (ABC), Heroes (NBC), Las Vegas (NBC), The Shield (FX) Passions (NBC), Ghost Dog (PAX), From the Earth to the Moon (HBO), Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (Nickelodeon), Safe Harbor (Aaron Spelling Productions), Vamps (Victory Productions) and many more.