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An Evening with JABARI DAVIS w/ host Tony Sparks (comedy)
September 13, 2013
featuring Special Guests Savannah Stewart, Priyanka Wali, Marvellus Lucas, Stevie Post and Rudy O
Jabari Davis brings humor that combines down and dirty street smarts with thought provoking intellect
Friday, Sep 13
- 10:30pm $18 adv, $22 door
Hailing out of Altadena, CA, Jabari Davis has taken the San Francisco Comedy community by storm with humor that combines down and dirty street smarts with thought provoking intellect. With a style that interweaves true-life failures backed by undeniable logic, his comedic dialogue transcends not only cultural barriers, but social classes as well.
Jabari has performed in some of the the nations biggest Comedy clubs including The Comedy Store (Hollywood, La Jolla Ca), The Ice House Comedy Club (Pasadena, Ca), San Francisco Punchline, Sacramento Punchline, Cobb’s Comedy Club (San Francisco), Carolines on Broadway (New York City), and Gotham Comedy Club (New York City) to name a few. In 2010 he debuted his one man Solo Performance piece “Felony Swagger With a Degree,” in the San Francisco Theater Festival amid rave reviews. He was invited back to the Festival in 2011 to perform another Solo Performance piece. Both of which were Directed by W. Kamau Bell of FX’s “Totally Biased.” In 2011 and 2012 Jabari was selected to perform in San Francisco prestigious Comedy Day Festival in Golden Gate Park alongside Robin Williams, Diane Amos, and Gina Yashere. Jabari has also performed on Charlie Murphy’s Acid Trip Tour, and was recently selected to perform in the Cape Fear Comedy Festival 2013 in Wilmington, North Carolina.
In addition to performing and producing live Stand Up, Jabari Davis also wrote and directed his first full length Documentary “Basement Legends,” which is a film about the Historical Purple Onion and Jabari Davis’ intertwined fates in San Francisco Comedy. Set to be released Fall 2013. Jabari Davis' website
For almost 14 years every Thursday 7pm Tony Sparks has hosted the best open mic in San Francisco - the Brainwash 1122 Folsom Street. He is a favorite with many audiences because of his ad-lib comedy style. Considered the Ambassador of Stand Up Comedy, check out his website www.tonysparks.com or follow him on twitter @SugaNasty.