Local monologists will share their stories and how the election of 2016 has affected them. Audience members will have the chance to share as well. Donationhttp://www.ElectionMonologues.com
Frame Zero Gaming returns for the first event of 2017, a Street Fighter V tournament that’s just one of the stops on the King of the Queen City circuit. But that’s not all, there’s also a bracket for fan-favorite BlazBlue as well as the regular Get Some Game Pokken tournament. Come 6 p.m., you’ll even have the chance to introduce any game of your own games for a side event if the setup and interest level is there. So bring it. $5-10
Comedian Tim Hawkins with special guest Kenn Kington will perform live at Ovens Auditorium on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Hawkins has established himself as one of the most in-demand, family-friendly comedians in the country. Amassing over 300 million video views online and over 100 sold-out concerts every year, his stand-up routines include punchlines on topics, including the perils of marriage, homeschooling and growing up in the Midwest. Hawkins’ fans, affectionately named the Jackwagon Crew, have grown into a revolution and are often even more amazed at his vocal and guitar talents, which initiated his viral fame online. His music videos on YouTube include fan favorites, like “The Chick-fil-A Song,” “Yoga Pants,” ”Aging Rockers,” “Things You Don’t Say to Your Wife,” “Cletus Take the Reel,” “A Homeschool Family” and “The Government Can.” Hawkins’ special guest, Kington, is a Christian comedian and motivational speaker. His stand-up comedy and self-labeled Kenn Kington ISMS can be listened to on Sirius XM radio or during his cross-country performances.
The Truckstop Preachers’ rollicking honky-tonk rocks with raw ferocity while hewing close to the downhome authenticity of Merle Haggard and other such rowdy California cowboys. But the Preachers, from just over the border in South Carolina, add a touch of surreal showmanship to their gigs, with front man Nathan Palmer often careening through crowds wearing a deer head or homemade Johnny Cash mask. $8
Showcase featuring the talented artists and creatives that live in the city. 10$ Online 15$ At doorhttp://amg.ticketleap.com