Moonlighting SF in April
Thursday, April 25, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 9:15 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
Moonlighting SF is an outrageous, live variety show celebrating the spirit of San Francisco art and culture. Hosted by Kaseem Bentley, and with DJ JOill on the tables, Moonlighting SF is bringing back the funny and feel-good variety show while adding a twist of modern edge, wit, and, glamour. Join us for a hilarious and uplifting night out!
Your host, Kaseem Bentley (Bay Area’s “Top 5 Comedians to Watch”)
Named SF Weekly Best of Award Winner for “Racial Humor You Don’t Feel Guilty Laughing At” and one of the Bay Area’s “Top 5 Comedians to Watch” by the San Jose Mercury News and Kaseem Bentley is an African American insult comic from San Francisco. Growing up with his ‘hardcore class clown’ father and mom that was like a tough Claire Huxtable Kaseem developed his no-holds-barred comedic style that made friends and co-workers always laugh. After years of procrastinating he finally tried stand up in 2006 and has been steadily making a name for himself in the Bay Area.
Your DJ, JOill (PREHEAT with JOill)
JOill, Detroit-bred, has been calling San Francisco his home since 2001. His name is a combination of the classic American name, "Jo", combined with his Korean roots & middle name,"ill."
JOill has been performing musically since 1986. His background & training in Detroit in his early ages as a jazz saxophonist was a great platform for him to grasp the electronic side of music. Growing up by both Detroit & Chicago, these concrete-jungle-like classrooms gave him access to many styles of music early on such as Motown, Blues, Jazz, Rock & Roll, Hip Hop & of course, his main choice as a DJ, Electronic Dance Music. JOill has been lighting up the dance floor as a House DJ since 1996. He has also been known to drop a sick hip-hop & old school set as well. To try & classify him would do no good. His electrifying style of music combines elements of deep, tech, progressive, breaks, booty & soulful house that result in an infectious groove. JOill has been known to move dance floors around the globe. Not only has he performed at prestigious clubs, parties & festivals around the U.S., he has & still is working internationally as well. You can find JOill gracing the historical stages of France & Bulgaria, the tropical paradises of Brazil & the fairy-dusted deserts of Burning Man, to name just a few.
Joe Klocek (Previously Secret Information)
Joe does two things great- tells stories and talks to the crowd. Joe has appeared on Comedy Central's, "Live at Gotham" NBC's, "Last Comic Standing" Commentator for Emmy award wining documentary, "A Bridge so Far". Co-Creator of the critically acclaimed storytelling show, "Previously Secret Information" www.previouslysecretinformation.com. Joe has also been a runner-up in the "San Francisco International Comedy Competition" and the "Seattle Comedy Competition." Voted "Best Comic" in the 2011 SF Weekly Readers Poll. Joe has performed at every major comedy club in the country, including Alaska and is a regular on the Bay Area Comedy Scene.
DJ REAL (SF Sketchfest, NoisePop Festival, SF Comedy Competition)
DJ REAL is a San Francisco-based alternative musical comedy act. Performing all original songs, complete with costume changes, bad dance moves, and interactive multimedia, DJ REAL’s live act has been likened to the Talking Heads, The Residents, and Steve Martin. He has performed in the San Francisco Sketch Festivals, the NoisePop Festival, the Bridgetown Comedy Festival, and most recently as a competitor in the San Francisco Comedy Competition. He was also part of the successful SF alternative comedy showcase, Things We Made. He’s even opened for Devo! He's released four albums, a movie, an online web series, and is currently working on his fifth studio album. For more info, check out www.djrealsmells.com! “…DJ REAL was a very strange, and strangely wonderful combination of lo-fi recording artist and Andy Kaufman comedian…” – SF Weekly
Mia Fryvecind (Julliard, Paris National Opera, NYC Opera and the Met)
Mia began her professional career with the Lyric Opera of Chicago Opera Chorus. She has performed with conductors and directors all over the country including from Julliard, Paris National Opera, NYC Opera and the Met. Mia was awarded an “Honorable Mention” by the Met’s National Council. Opera performances include principal roles in Don Giovanni, Die Fledermaus, Tartuffe, Hansel & Gretel, Gianni Schicchi, The Mikado, Daughter of the Regiment, Carmelites, Die Entfuhrung and Le Nozze de Figaro. Some favorite musical theatre productions include A Little Night Music (Anne), A Funny Thing Happened…Forum (Philia), Godspell (Joanne) and Into the Woods (Rapunzel), The Secret Garden (Lily) and the hilarious Jerry Springer The Opera (Andrea). Mia occasionally makes guest appearances with local choruses like SF Lyric and local bands like the award-winning Zoo Station – U2 Tribute.
Tuuli Rand (Estonian Idol Top 20 Finalist)
Tuuli Rand is a 23 year old singer / songwriter from Estonia. Graduating from the prestigious Georg Ots Music School, Tuuli was a Top 20 finalist on Estonian Idol and placed Top 10 in The Estonian Eurovision contest.
Moonlighting SF is a live variety show bringing you an outrageously hilarious and uplifting night out in San Francisco. Home of the :60 Dance Party and Just the Tip by Wells Day, Moonlighting SF is bringing back the fun, funny, and feel-good variety show while adding a twist of modern edge, wit, and glamour. Performances have included singing, dancing, comedy, beat-boxing, burlesque, cooking demonstrations, and more! PREHEAT with JOill and friends from 7 - 8, Moonlight SF with us from 8 to 9:30.
There are no boundaries on the acts we showcase as long as they’re fun, funny and everyone’s feeling good. We're still looking to bring you the tap-dancing dog that also runs a Silicon Valley startup with first round financing. Please contact us if you have any leads.
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