Alabama-born LA comics to move it on home with ‘Yellahammered’ showcase during …

December 20, 2014 - bbq set

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — Comedians Wes Van Horn, Joe Raines and Rivers Langley — Alabama locals now behaving in Los Angeles — have staged a monthly BBQ/comedy spectacular called “Yellahammered” given a summer of 2013. 

“Yellahammered” is hold in a vast carport during Van Horn’s and Raine’s house, and Van Horn — in an email on Dec. 9 — described a eventuality as an Alabama-themed “backyard cookout/BBQ with giveaway Southern cuisine.”

But a showcase has featured comedians seen on TV’s Comedy Central, Conan, and The Tonight Show, according to Van Horn.

Now he, Langley and Raines are home for a holidays and will theatre a “Yellahammered” comedy showcase — with comics from Los Angeles and Birmingham — at The Bottletree in Avondale on Tues., Dec. 23, during 8 p.m. 

Attendees will also be served a Southern-style cooking before a show. 

“We wish a uncover during The Bottletree to plead that same clarity of village that we try to have during a outside uncover in LA,” Van Horn said. 

“We try to keep a vibe really lax and, in gripping with Southern tradition, try to be as hospitable as we can,” he pronounced of a LA. events.

The line-up

Roy Wood Jr. has seemed on such network TV programs as The Late Show with David Letterman, Conan and Last Comic Standing. 

Billy Wayne Davis has seemed on TV’s Last Comic Standing. 

Mr. Goodnight has seemed on a TV array Weeds and been an Andy Kaufman Award Finalist. 

Erin Lennox has seemed during a Bridgetown Comedy Festival and a Women in Comedy Festival. 

Martin Morrow has seemed during a Laugh Factory and Second City. 

Nick Thomas has seemed on Altar Call with Rev. Goodnight Pastor Thomas, a monthly comedy/variety uncover in Los Angeles. 

Matt Davis has seemed during a Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal and on XM Radio. 

Michael McCall seemed during a Birmingham Comedy Surf Rock Festival. 

Van Horn has achieved during a Cannes International Film Festival and in such cities as Atlanta, St. Louis and Kansas City, Mo. For clips of his stand-up, go to

Raines played a Laughing Skull Festival in Atlanta and a Secret Stages Festival in Birmingham. See his set during the Westside Comedy Theater in Santa Monica on YouTube.

Langley has seemed during and during Secret Stages. See him with a sketch-comedy organisation Hush Money at YouTube.

Raines and Van Horn are from Birmingham, and Langley is from a Opelika/Auburn area, according to Van Horn. 

Here is a video of Raines behaving during a Westside Comedy Theatre in Santa Monica, Calif.

All the details

Admission is $5, including a dish and and a show.

Food is to be prepared by Birmingham chefs Nicholas Pihakis and Lee Pantazis, according to Van Horn. 

Tickets are accessible online at 

For some-more about Yellahammered, go to Facebook or Twitter.

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