March 6th 7th & 8th
After spending several years as a 7th grade public school teacher, Al Jackson decided he was ready to pursue his dream of performing comedy. Jackson delivers his edgy, hard-nosed comedy with a laid-back swagger and a giant smile.
Al has been busy since his last visit about 15 months ago. He’s had a role on FX's “Legit” playing himself. He was a panelist for the Game Show Network's new show “Mind of Man.” Has a reccurring role on NickMom's dad panel "Breaking Dad." He earned a spot on Dave Attell's new stand up show on Comedy Central and he was the host of “Officially Amazing” on the BBC.
All the above will be aired in 2014!
In addition, Jackson has been seen on television screens across America, beginning with his being featured on multiple episodes of NBC’s "Last Comic Standing" in 2004. NBC went on that year to recognize Jackson as a finalist in their "Stand up for Diversity" contest. An appearance on Comedy Central’s "Live at Gotham" led to a segment on Comedy Central’s "Friday Night Stand-Up" and being named as a national spokesman for Comedy Central’s "Address The Mess Campaign" to advance awareness of social issues. You've also seen him on MTV’s "MVP’s," in a recurring role on "F’N MTV" for the MTV Network as well as a return to NBC on "Last Comic Standing" which included a dedicated five minute profile segment. Online, Jackson can be found reviewing films for Current TV and the Webby nominated web program "The Weekly Evil" for Comedy Central. Al has been heavily featured on XM Radio Comedy Channel 150, is a regular guest on the syndicated "Cooper Lawrence Show" and in the spring of 2009 made his debut on the "Opie and Anthony Show" on XM Radio making him part of an elite group of comics invited to sit on the live syndicated program.
Jackson has appeared in numerous competitions and festivals, having won The Maxim Magazine "Real Men of Comedy" contest, as well as reaching the finals of the "Boston Comedy Festival." He went on to receive rave reviews for his performance at HBO's "Las Vegas Comedy Festival" and appeared at the prestigious HBO "Just For Laughs Comedy Festival" in Montreal, where he was recognized as being one of the best of the festival and recognized for his performance in The Hollywood Reporter. Jackson currently headlines clubs across the country where his brand of comedy has fans calling for his return time and time again.
Don’t miss the return of this hilarious jokester!