Jim Perry featuring Bob Howard
Friday, January 12, 7:30PM at Coyote Trail Stage
Doors open at 6:30PM
Jim Perry is a Persian Gulf Veteran and former Police Officer awarded “Officer of the Year” in 2004. He believes his background and education help him easily translate his humorous stories to the public. A believer in making a difference by making people laugh and helping the public understand that law enforcement and military men/women are just regular people too. Jim is 2019 Funday Comedy Contest winner. His stand-up comedy and sketch series have been viewed by over 1 million people and has thousands of followers on his combined social media platforms . He has been recognized on local television, radio broadcasts and charity organizations throughout his career.
Bob Howard is an attorney who took a standup comedy class in 1993 at the tender age of 42. The assignment was to write a five minute comedy routine to perform at graduation. He always finishes his assignments and that has led to him performing at venues big and small in the Southwest. He won the 2001 Funniest Person in the Valley contest in Phoenix in 2001 and the John O’Connor Humor award in 2013 He focuses on the lighter side of being an attorney, growing old and the ups and downs of trying to be a stand up comedian. He often incorporates his guitar into the act with observations about living in the Grand Canyon state. At age 72, he is just hitting his stride in a career that shows it’s never too late to be funny.