Adamson and Garland together in R.I. Saturday


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Posted Online: March 28, 2013, 11:31 am
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By Jonathan Turner, jturner@qconline.com

The Establishment Theatre "Studio Series" presents stand-up comics Jeff Adamson and Tom Garland Saturday at 9:30 p.m.

The series -- at 220 19th St., Rock Island --features uncensored improv, sketch and stand-up comedy every Saturday night. There is a rotating schedule of shows including Wisenheimer, Comedy Riot, Side Project and Sketchville that has been operating since January.

"Because March has a fifth Saturday, we had an option to put in any show we wanted; this one was a no-brainer," said Establishment Theatre owner Patrick Adamson.

Jeff Adamson -- a founding member of ComedySportz Quad Cities who does more than 100 shows a year -- has been performing stand-up for 20 years. He was the winner of the Jay Leno Comedy Challenge and has worked with Jeff Dunham, Sinbad, Howie Mandel, Smothers Brothers and Weird Al Yankovic.

Mr. Garland,a Cedar Rapids resident, has just returned from working in Las Vegas at The Riviera. He has performed at Zanies in Chicago, and is a popular college comic. He has worked with Joel McHale ("The Soup," "Community"), Carlos Mencia ("Mind of Mencia"), Tom Green (MTV) and Steve-O ("Jackass"). He's been featured on SiriusXM, iHeartRadio, MTV.com, AmericasComedy.com and can be heard in rotation on Spotify, Last.FM and Pandora Comedy Radio.

Tickets to this show are only $5, available at establishmenttheatre.com or 309-786-1111.

















 




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