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Comedy & Cocktails with Casey T. Cotton, Dougie Almeida, & David Zasloff

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    Preshow – Casey T. Cotton

    Casey T Cotton, the "Piano Man," is known for his rendition of favorite tunes from a wide variety of genres, including classic, the 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, country, jazz, classic rock, and blues. He infuses some of the top 40 selections with famous piano artists such as Billy Joel and Sir Elton John, Bobby Darin, and Frank Sinatra to the Motown Classics and Beach Music. He caters to and reads the audience to know exactly how to customize his selection with an interactive, engaging show.

    Headliner – Dougie Almeida

    Hailing from Queens, New York, Dougie Almeida spent most of his adult life as a corporate presenter for one of the largest financial planning firms in the country. His specialty was taking lifeless insurance presentations and transforming them into works of comic art. In his spare time, he fought as an ISKA Heavyweight Muay Thai Kick boxer, retiring at 10-0 and earning the title "Always Dangerous." So, what do you get when you cross an inventive corporate executive with a retired kickboxer? A stand-up comedian, of course! Winner of Improv's New Faces of Comedy & participant in Laughing Skull Comedy Festival, Gilda's Laugh Fest, SLO Comedy Festival, and Laugh Your Asheville Comedy Fest & Boston Comedy Festival. Semi-Finalist in Cleveland Comedy Festival 2013, Laughlin Laughfest 2014 & Finalist in World Series of Comedy Main Event 2015. Recently, Dougie appeared on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on the segment "Wall of America." Before taking the stage, Dougie gauges his audience, reaches into his vault, and prepares his onslaught of humor. Once on stage, he delivers blow after blow of hilarity, hitting the audience with punch line after punch line. His wit and stage presence is second to none. One thing is always certain – Dougie Almeida will KNOCK YOU OUT! Dougie Almeida is Always Funny, Always Professional, and yes, Always Dangerous.

    Feature – David Zasloff

    David has performed in prisons, corporate events, AA/NA conventions, temples, retirement homes, jazz clubs, weddings, and one briss. David is also a multi-instrumentalist/jazz vocalist. He plays trumpet, guitar, shofar, Japanese shakuhachi flute, piano, percussion, electric autoharp, harmonica, and scats jazz. He recorded on Linkin Park's multi-million selling CD "Metorea" He was musical director for 14 Comedy Channel Shows and 1 Showtime special. David has been a ski instructor, wilderness survival expert, white water river guide, stained glass artist, actor, playwright, and poet.

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