Soul Joel Presents
Double Headliner w/ Yannis Pappas and Chris DiStefano
Hosted by James Mattern
Doors open at 7, show starts at 8pm
Tickets only $30
Small food menu available and full bar
Yannis Pappas is a stand-up comedian and current host of AOL’s Original Series, 2 Point Lead. He was the Co-Anchor of Fusion Live, a live, primetime, one-hour news magazine program which focused on current events, pop culture and satire. Fusion TV network launched in September 2013 as a joint venture of ABC and Univision.
Yannis’ Half Hour Comedy Central Special aired in June of 2014 and is available on Amazon, iTunes, ComedyCentral.com
and whenever Comedy Central re-runs it. Yannis was also the co-host of MSG’s sports fan show, The Bracket.
He has also been featured on AXS TV, TRUTV’s How To Be a Grown Up, VH1’s “Best Week Ever”, Fox Business,
Good Morning America on ABC. He was the first comedian to ever do stand up on the New Tonight Show with Jimmy
Fallon–It was a test show and didn’t air, but that’s kind of a cool thing.
Described as a high energy comic, Chris Distefano acts out a variety of characters derived from his life, typically leaving you on the edge of your seat wondering “Who the hell is that he’s talking about?”
Chris has worked at all of the top comedy clubs across New York City including but not limited to Gotham Comedy Club, Carolines on Broadway, and The Comedy Cellar. Chris has a Bachelors degree in Psychology to impress his mom’s friends, and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy to impress his Moms friend’s Moms.
You can catch Chris all over MTV! He is a current cast member on MTV2s hit show “GuyCode”. You can also see him featured on MTVs “GirlCode” “Failosiphy” and “Money From Strangers”.
Chris was selected from hundreds of comedians across the country to be one of Comedy Centrals “Comics to Watch” as part of the 2012 New York Comedy Festival. He was selected as a finalist in “New York’s Funniest” as a part of the 2012 New York Comedy festival as well. On June 20th, 2013, Chris made his network Televison debut, on The Late Show with David Letterman, on CBS. Chris has opened up for comedy legends such as Richard Lewis, Gilbert Godfried, and Artie Lange.
Chris has been heard on Sirius XM radio and his left elbow was featured on a National Subway Commercial. It’s a good elbow. He would know. He loves elbows.