Cap City Comedy Club is proud to have the '29th Annual Funniest Person in Austin Contest!' . The Funniest search started on Tuesday, April 1st, no fooling, with preliminary rounds that ran every Sunday-Tuesday night, except on Easter Sunday (4/20), through Tuesday, May 6th. The semi- final rounds are Monday, May 12th - Wednesday,May 14th! Everyone from seasoned comedic vets to rookies, who have never performed in front of a live audience, will take the stage to try for the coveted title of 'The 2014 Funniest Person In Austin' on Monday, May 19th.The title comes with the Top Prize of $2,500 and a chance to showcase live in front of talent scouts from Comedy Central, 3 Arts Entertainment and Mosaic Entertainment. Get tickets to see who Mac Blake , the 2013 Funniest Person in Austin, will be handing the title too.
MIX 94.7 is Happy to be part of this year's 'Funniest Person in ATX' search!
The Cap City Comedy Club preliminary rounds are over. The audience of each preliminary round put their votes in to save their favorite each night as a ' MIX People's Choice Save'. Starting tomorrow/Thursday (5/8), the " MIX People's Choice Save' videos will be up to watch. The 'Favorite Save' with the most votes will move directly to the Final! You will also have a chance to enter to win dinner from the Iron Cactus, a limo ride from 4 Leaf Limo and a 4-pack of tickets to the 'Funniest Person in Austin' Finale on Monday, May 19th!
Funniest Person in ATX Semi- finals:
Semi- finalist performers for each night in no particular order:
Monday, May 12th
Nick Aluotto Allen Butt Caroline Bassett Jon Mendoza John Buseman
Mikey Swenson Duncan Carson Sean Mooney Joe Tullar Luke McClory
Lane Krarup Austin Silver Kath Barbadoro Raul Sanchez
Tuesday, May 13th
Jonathan Pace Ralph Hardesty Daniel Webb Cody Hustak Pat Sirois
Joe Staats Maggie Maye Zac Brooks Andrew Murphy Mitch Mekulsia
Brendan K. O'Grady Jesse Mundy Bob Khosravi Annie Lieber
Wednesday, May 14th
Justin Sanders Ryan Cownie Lashonda Lester Roxy Castillo Yusef Roach
Kerri Lendo Chris Castles Aaron Brooks Wes Corwin Tafadzwa Gwaze
Derek Phelps Martin Urbano Carey Denise Dean Kirkpatrick
Funniest Person in ATX Finals:
Monday, May 19th- Booker/ MIX Morning Show judging
Cap City Comedy Club Preliminary Round Schedule:
All shows start @ 8pm!
Congrats to the Mix 94.7 People’s Choice Save winners at Funniest Person in Austin! #CapCityComedy #FPIA #Mix947PeoplesChoiceSave Checkout their videos below.
Tuesday, April 1st- Mix 94.7 People’s Choice Save- Jon Stringer
Sunday, April 6th- People's Choice Save- Avery Moore
Monday, April 7th- People's Choice Save- Danny Palumbo
Tuesday, April 8th- Booker & Sara/MIX Morning Show judging- Christabel Rocabado
Sunday, April 13th- Olivia Doud
Monday, April 14th Jay Styles /MIX Afternoon Drive judging- Nate Sinclair
Tuesday, April 15th- Christina Parrish
Sunday, April 20th -Easter off
Monday, April 21st -Jeffrey Solomon
Tuesday, April 22nd - Booker & Sara/ MIX Morning Show judging
- MK Paulsen
Sunday, April 27th- Off due to Moontower Comedy & Oddity Festival
Monday, April 28th - Booker & Sara/ MIX Morning Show judging- Juan Salinas
Tuesday, April 29th- Chris Tellez & Kelly Stone (Favorite tie)
Sunday,May 4th- Derek Del Barrio
Monday, May 5th (Cinco De Mayo) -Heather Rivera/ MIX Middays judging-Michael Priest
Tuesday, May 6th - Booker & Sara/MIX Morning Show judging- Jay Whitecotton
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Check out the People's Choice Save winners: