Joel Byars’ Clean Comedy Festival

Wednesday April 3, 2024 07:00 PM EDT
Cost: $22.50

From the venue:

Joel Byars is an award winning comedian, podcaster, and Trophy Husband. His unique clean comedy style has helped him win both the Kenan Thompson Comedy Contest and Search for the One Competition. Both of these events seek out the top clean comedians in the country. Beyond the stage, Joel has been a writer for Comedy Central, The Weather Channel, and even the author of his own book, Finding Your Funny. His podcast, Hot Breath!, has been described by NPR as “discovering the desire to be a comedian, their craft and their unifying bond found within the world of stand up comedy.” Everyone of all ages is guaranteed to laugh and learn at a Joel Byars show.

Jeremy Mesi

“A perfect mix of old school & new school, Jeremy Mesi is a polished comedian who over the past decade he has opened for Kathleen Madigan, Howie Mandel & Ron White…at places such as the Laughing Skull, The Buckhead Theatre, and in his kitchen. He is one of the producers behind the original brewery stand up show, Beer & Comedy Night which happens monthly at the SweetWater Brewing Company. Jeremy preforms hundreds of shows each year all over the globe and thinks Atlanta is the best comedy city in the world!”

Holly Ballantine

Holly Ballantine is a literal train wreck who has been charming audiences across the country with her hilarious stories of motherhood, marriage, and many near death experiences since the day Chris Rock told her she was funny. She is based in Atlanta, Georgia where she co-produces Hissy Fit Comedy and the West End Comedy Festival. She is a weekend regular at the Punchline and Laughing Skull Lounge where she was the April 2022 resident. Holly has performed at many clubs across the country and featured for Rachel Feinstein, Jessica Kirson, Nate Jackson, Leah Rudick, and many others. She’s been accepted into Big Sky Comedy Festival, Limestone Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, Asheville Comedy Festival, Red Clay Comedy Festival, Rogue Island Comedy Festival, The Riot Comedy Festival, Cleveland Comedy Festival, and Big Pine Comedy Festival where she won a Best of Fest Award. Her writing has been featured on Buzzfeed, Netflix Family, The Chive, HuffPost and the Washington Post.

Josh Harris

Exploding onto the comedy scene, Atlanta comedian Josh Harris has experienced an impressive rise over the last few years. Hailed by Creative Loafing Magazine for “combining frat boy silliness with a trap star mentality,” his high energy performances and original material made him a semifinalist on Bill Bellamy’s Who’s Got Jokes. In 2009 NBC flew him to LA to compete in the finals of the nationwide talent search Stand Up for Diversity, which showcased the country’s ten freshest comedians at The Comedy Store. In 2012 he performed a nationally televised comedy set for Bounce TV’s “Off The Chain” hosted by Rodney Perry from “The Monique Show.” In 2017 he performed a nationally televised comedy set on Trinity Broadcasting Network. In 2018 he hit viral video success garnering over 11 million views on his hilarious sketches. In 2020 Josh landed a comedy contract headlining Carnival Cruise Ships. He’s written for Cartoon Network Online, starred in a television pilot for History Channel, and in 2015 released his debut musical comedy album “I’m Here You’re Welcome.” The album debuted at #3 on the iTunes comedy Charts and hit #13 on Billboard. Tracks from his newest album “Laughs for Life” have garnered substantial airplay on SIRIUS XM’s clean comedy station “Pure Comedy.”

Sober since 2008, Josh gives all the credit to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ as well as 12 step recovery, the source his peace, joy and many blessings.

Yoshee So

Yoshee is a touring comedian, entrepreneur and producer who delivers hilarious takes on his upbringing alongside quirky observations on everyday life. Yoshee has shared the stage with George Wallace, TJ Miller, and Chris Tucker, and he’s been selected to perform at several notable comedy festivals, including Out of bounds, World Series and the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival in 2023. In 2017, he was selected to compete in the national competition, NBC Stand up for Diversity.

Yoshee is also a founding member of the Red Pill Players, a nationally touring improv comedy troupe. When he’s not on a stage, Yoshee can be found coaching his kid’s soccer team or speaking about humor in the workplace. He would describe himself as a storytelling, Shirley-Temple-drinking, trivia nerd. But don’t let his nerdy exterior fool you. Yoshee is a sharp wit with a knack for finding the humor in the absurd. His comedy is both relatable and thought-provoking, and he always leaves his audience feeling entertained and inspired.



All ticket holders are able to order food and drinks during the event. Standing Room Ticket holders generally place their orders with the venue bar staff. Main Floor Reserved Table and VIP Balcony Table ticket holders are served by MadLife’s friendly wait staff throughout the event.

Refer to the seating map below for a layout of the venue for this show. Please note the table arrangement is subject to change and not all tables may be available.

If You Wish To Select A Specific Reserved Table:

Holders of VIP Balcony and Main Floor Reserved Table tickets have the ability to select any available reserved table from the moment their tickets are purchased, up until 30 minutes BEFORE doors open to the event (i.e. if doors are at 6:30, cutoff time for selecting a reserved table would be at 6:00). Tables can be selected EITHER at the Box Office or by contacting the Box Office during its hours of operation at (678) 384-2363 ext. 1. Please note that tables cannot be selected online for this show and if you do not select a table, MadLife will select one for you. Selecting a table is not required, but is an option available.

For any wheelchair or ADA needs, please contact the Box Office in advance of the event at (678) 384-2363 ext. 1.

Please Note: Ticket Prices May Increase At Any Time

For any other questions regarding the event or tickets, please contact the Box Office during its hours of operation at (678) 384-2363 ext. 1.

Box Office hours of operation are Wednesday-Saturday 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

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