Bonnaroo Comedian | Josh Adam Meyers
Stage & Time | Thursday-Saturday | Comedy Theatre | 11 p.m. (Thurs), 4:30 p.m. (Fri), 2:15 p.m. (Sat)
Bonnaroo has always been about more than just music, and nothing exemplifies that better than the impressive array of comedians the fest recruits for its Comedy Theatre each summer. The 2016 lineup is no exception, and, for a second year, we’ve decided to spotlight each performer individually as we’ve done for musical acts for the last several. Catching comedy is tough, since it sometimes requires missing out on musical acts, but, trust us, it’s an incredible experience. Keep reading for your Bonnaroo Comedian of the Day…
Born in Baltimore but based in Los Angeles for the better part of the last decade, standup comedian Josh Adam Meyers (not to be confused with former MADtv cast member Josh Meyers, brother to Seth) is bringing his wildly popular underground Goddamn Comedy Jam series to Bonnaroo this summer! Known for appearances on Workaholics and on Spike TV, and honored as a “New Face” at Just For Laughs Montreal in 2013, Meyers is quickly become a favorite of the comedy festival circuit, but it’s his Goddamn Comedy Jam (hosted monthly at the Lyric Theatre in LA), which showcases comedians doing standup then hopping in front of a live band to perform their favorite cover song, which has earned him an upcoming special on Comedy Central. Josh’s style is personal, observational, and sharp, but clearly it’s his creativity that has really ignited his career lately; needless to say, of the many comedy offerings this year, this one is guaranteed to give you sample of some great talent with an unusual twist!