Comedy at the Grove is back at the Grove Theater in Oak Ridge today (Friday, November 20). The show starts at 8 p.m.
Janet Williams, “The Tennessee Tramp,” will be performing along with Oak Ridge’s own Danny Whitson and Knoxville’s Jake James as host, a press release said. Tickets are $10 per person, and you must be 18 to enter.
Birdwell Catering is also returning to suit your refreshment needs, the press release said. You must be 21 to buy and consume alcohol.
“Join us for a fun filled night full of laughs!” organizers said.
Here is more information on the performers from the press release:
Janet Williams “The Tennessee Tramp”â€”Headliner
Janet Williams, a.k.a., The Tennessee Tramp is a nationally touring comedian who plays “A” rooms throughout the United States and Canada. She has done several USO tours including Japan, Korea, Guam, and Germany.Â She has been a guest on the “John Boy and Billy” radio show, and does radio throughout the nation.
Her audiences consist of folks 18 to 80 as her subject matter encompasses all ages, genders, and ethnic groups. She has an endearing stage presence that makes her audiences think of her as a crazy grandmother, a wacky aunt, or a nutty neighbor. All can relate to her in some way.
Besides working the club circuits, Janet does corporate work as well, and has served on the Board of Y-ME in Chattanooga, and has worked their corporate event for three years. She has done comedy for the Erlanger Group for those battling cancer. She has worked fund-raisers for Animal Protection Services both in Chattanooga, and Mississippi.
She has been on National Television for two seasons on “BET Comic View,” and was cast as Trudy Sparks in the “Mystic Java” sitcom filmed in Chattanooga.
She is a lovable force to be reckoned with, and audiences leave her shows feeling she is part of the family.
Born and raised in Oak Ridge, Danny Whitson has succeeded at bringing live entertainment to his beloved town!
Traveling throughout the Southeast, he has been able to voice his comedic opinions on family, work, and life in general. You may have seen him previously at Side Splitters, The Comedy Catch, Zanies, The Laughing Skull, The Comedy Zone, or in Oak Ridge at the Historic Grove Theater.
Before his comedic venture, Danny performed as a magician. He is locally known for his magic shows, performing for the Lavender Festival and Taste of Anderson County annually. He’s done a number of private and corporate shows throughout Tennessee. Not to mention fairs and festivals in Anderson County, Sevier County, Jefferson County, and Knox County.
Currently Danny incorporates both talents and brings them to the stage for an entertaining adventure that is unforgettable and extremely enjoyable.
Tickets are available online here.
More information will be added as itÂ becomes available.
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