Headliner Announcement- Erik Griffin

A towering force of comedy, Erik Griffin is most recognizable as the mustachioed Montez Walker on the hit Comedy Central series WORKAHOLICS. Griffin was also series regular in Showtime’s dark-comedy series I’M DYING UP HERE, which was executive produced by Jim Carrey. Griffin also has multiple hour-long comedy specials, THE UGLY TRUTH, and AmERIKan Warrior, on Showtime. Previous television credits include a recurring role on the Starz! comedy BLUNT TALK with Patrick Stewart, Netflix’s ONE DAY AT A TIME, FX’s YOU’RE THE WORST, Fox’s BOB’S BURGERS, ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT and Nickelodeon’s HARVEY BREAKS. On the big screen, Griffin can be seen in MIKE & DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES, FIRST GIRL I LOVED, and FURLOUGH. Distinguished as a nationally touring comedian who headlines comedy clubs and colleges nearly every weekend, Griffin’s comedy is immortalized on his debut comedy album, Technical Foul: Volume One, and his Comedy Central Presents half-hour stand-up special. Griffin started his career in comedy after making the decision in 2003 to quit his job and pursue comedy full-time. He first gained national exposure in Comedy Central’s LIVE AT GOTHAM, NBC’s LAST COMIC DRIVING, Showtime’s COMICS WITHOUT BORDERS, nationally syndicated COMICS UNLEASHED and performing on the ALMA Award-nominated PAYASO COMEDY SLAM on Showtime and Comedy Central networks.

Tickets available now at: http://www.motorcitycomedyfest.com/purchase-passes

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