A regular on the Las Vegas Strip, Derek Richards’ act is fast, fresh, and at times, fanatical. He brings the funny with tales about his blue-collar upbringing, his mom’s dog, his divorce, the holidays, his child-free existence, living in Florida, and dating an exotic dancer. A veteran of several USO tours, Richards was chosen as one of the first performers at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba after the base began guarding jailed Al-Qaeda terrorists. The comedy tour earned Richards national coverage in Newsweek. He also has performed at U.S. base camps in Iraq, Afghanistan, and more than 15 countries. You can hear him on the air via the SiriusXM Satellite Radio Network and on the nationally syndicated, Bob and Tom Show along with Bob and Sheri. He was also featured on The Weather Channel’s Top 10. On the concert stage, he has been the opening act for Motown legends, The Temptations and The Four Tops. His third comedy album, “60 MPH School Zone”, garnered Honorable Mention accolades in the International Songwriting Competition in the spoken word comedy category. This lunatic leaves every audience howling, and hoping he’ll be back.
Duane Goad is a Canadian born, Seattle based comedian who has entertained audiences all over the U.S. & Canada with his quick, sarcastic and self-deprecating style of comedy. He has performed at some of North America’s top comedy clubs including, Yuk Yuks, The Improv and Comedyworks. Duane has been seen at numerous comedy festivals including Funny or Die’s Oddball Comedy Festival, The Las Vegas Comedy Festival, The Bumbershoot Arts Festival and The Vancouver Comedy Festival and was a finalist in the Seattle International Comedy Competition. As an opening act, Duane has performed with Jim Gaffigan, Bill Burr, Damon Wayans, Brad Garrett and The Impractical Jokers as well as music superstars Earth Wind & Fire & The Jacksons. As an actor, Duane has been seen and heard in numerous commercials including The FX Network, Gillette Razors, Ford and Microsoft. Northwest television audiences may recognize Duane from his appearances on the popular Seattle-based sketch comedy shows ‘Up Late NW’ and ‘The 206’.
Chase Mayers, a stand-up comedian from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has been honing his talents for years in any venue with a microphone and a crowd. His comedy festival credits include The South Sounds Music Festival, Black Box Comedy Festival, and Gilda’s Laugh Fest. Chase currently co-hosts a podcast with fellow comedian Josh Watts called “Chase & Josh Talk”. His mixture of storytelling and observations along with his unique accent brings the crowd in and makes him a favorite everywhere he performs. Chase has worked with national acts including Jen Kober, TJ Miller, Garfunkel and Oates, and Theo Von. He made his big-screen debut in 2013 playing a cop in Lee Daniels’ “The Butler” and currently tours everywhere from the most southern parts of the United States to Canada, making him a true international comedian.