Martha's Vineyard Comedy Fest's Comedy-Thon to benefit the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. Watch Comedians Damon Williams, Tony Sculfield, B-Phlat, AJ Jamal, Cool Aide, Steve Brown and many more bring the laughs to Martha's Vineyard.
Cool-Aide's funny flavor of comedy brings audiences into his world with a wide range of humorous topics. From his very own experiences with relationships to his witty views on everyday events, this man is sure to leave crowds in tears. He is definitely loved by many, and once you see him on stage you'll easily see why.
Born and raised in Detroit, Cool-Aide always knew he was meant for comedy. His very first time appearing on stage he won first prize and from then on he has been making leaps and bounds in the industry. His material is creative and versatile and he has one of the most likeable stage presences around. His positive attitude and pure talent effortlessly appeal to all audiences alike.
Cool-Aide has appeared on B.E.T. Comic View several times and has performed at numerous comedy clubs and colleges around the United States and abroad. He is quickly building a reputation as one of the fastest rising stars on the comedy circuit today.
Steve Brown is one of today's rising comedy stars. His trademark high-pitched voice and high-energy physical antics sets him apart from the rest. Through prayer, hard work and dedication, Steve has accomplished national exposure on many different occasions. He has been showcased on top rated shows such as: Russell Simon's Def comedy Jam (one season), a favorite on BET's top rated show Comic View (8 seasons), and Tom Joyner Morning Show. Steve Brown is one of today's rising comedy stars. His trademark high-pitched voice and high-energy physical antics sets him apart from the rest.
As the Flyest Comedienne Around, B-Phlat's personality is as big as her comedy. With high-profile appearances including HBO's Def Comedy Jam, Showtime's Comics Without Borders, and STARZ Channel's Martin Lawrence Presents the 1st Amendment Comedy Show, to name a few, B-Phlat has been spreading her own unique blend of brassy, urban humor. Her comedy goes beyond laughs, as she strays from the norms of man-bashing and profanity and instead uses her hysterical routines to honestly examine her life, urging other women to both improve and empower themselves.
FUNNYMAN on the weekends, writer by night and all around player, PIERRE EDWARDS is a comedian, actor and director born in Germany and raised in Washington DC. For more than two decades, he has played the role of key comedic actor in the films: "How to be a Player", opposite Bill Bellamy (Last Comic Standing), "The Wash", featuring rapper Snoop Dogg, pro athlete Shaquille O'Neal and comedian George Wallace, "For Da Love of Money" starring himself and as Oscar award-winning actress Halle Berry's boyfriend in "B.A.P.S." In "2001: A Space Travesty", he co-starred alongside legendary comedic actor Leslie Nielsen as his partner.
Tony Sculfield is the centerpiece of WGCI 107.5FM's wildly-popular morning show, "Tony Sco and The Morning Riot", (weekdays, 5:00-9:00AM) heard by an average of over 900,000 Chicago listeners each day. Tony has toured and performed with numerous comedians in the entertainment industry over the years, including Mo'Nique, Mike Epps, Jamie Foxx, D.L. Hughley, Steve Harvey and Cedric The Entertainer to name a few. He has also appeared on HBO's Def Comedy Jam, BET's Comic View, Comedy Central, Starz's Martin Lawrence's 1st Amendment Comedy and Showtime.
Comedian Tony Tone a.k.a Tony Luewellyn is a veteran comedian/actor who has set the mood for continuous entertainment with his mastery of impressions and real life humor since 1990.
Tony Tone has appeared on HBO's "Def Comedy Jam", BET's "Comic View", "Byron Allen's Comics Unleash" and more. He has also shared the stage with other respected comedians including Bill Bellamy, Dave Chappelle, Eddie Griffin, Steve Kravitz, Adele Givens, Steve Harvey, John Witherspoon and Bob Zany. For the last five years Tony Tone served as Ringmaster for the historic UniverSoul Circus, allowing him to showcase his comedic talents to an entire new audience. The New York Times raved about Tone's performance declaring, "He delivers ad libs.... That a lesser professional would milk too hard."
Williams a former Subway sandwich shop owner from Chicago began his career at All Jokes Aside Comedy club. Damon's numerous television appearances include BET's Comicview annually since '94 including his own one hour special. He's been featured on BET LIVE, Comedy Central's Premium Blend, The Tom Joyner Skyshow on TV ONE and HBO's P Diddy's Bad Boys of Comedy. Williams even hosted several episodes of the legendary Showtime at the Apollo formerly hosted by TV star Steve Harvey.
In 1999 Damon performed for over 300,000 fans as the opening act for the highly successful Kings of Comedy Tour establishing him as one of the elite Comics in the nation. Damon is a veteran of The Us Comedy Arts festival in Aspen Damon headlined the Cedric the Entertainer Comedy Revue. Damon is a crowd favorite on the college, club and concert circuit Damon also performs internationally with regular appearances in Canada with stops in Vancouver, Montreal and in Edmonton.
His material is universal and there's something for all ages. His popularity has provided him the opportunity to work with some of the biggest stars in the business and also as host for a campaign brunch for then US Senator Obama. Some of these stars include Aretha Franklin, Pattie Labelle, Luther Vandross, Ray Charles, Harry Belafonte, Chris Rock, James Brown, Jamie Foxx and even Little Richard.