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Byron Bowers

Described by LA Weekly as "A Comic Who's got Big Ideas and Big Plans to go Big Places,"[1] Byron Bowers is an american comedian[2][3], writer and actor that was named by LA Weekly as a "Comedy Act to Watch". He was also featured as a New Face at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival.

Byron Bowers
Born Athens, Georgia
Medium Comedy, television, film, writing
Nationality American
Years active 2005–present
Genres Sarcasm, surreal comedy, observational comedy, black comedy, blue comedy, cringe comedy,
Subject(s) Spirituality, travel, race, socioeconomics, gender roles
Notable works and roles Comedy

Byron's appeared on The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim, Comedy Central's Adam DeVine's House Party, on the reboot of BET's Comic View and he made his late night debut on The Pete Holmes Show and followed that with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He was also featured in a season of MTV's Guy Code and in the first ever comedy show on the History Channel called Crossroads of History.

In 2016 alone, he performed at the Famous Hollywood Bowl to 12,000 people next to Flying Lotus, Thundercat, and George Clinton as part of the sold-out Brainfeeder festival. He appears in much anticipated horror film KUSO which recently premiered in Sundance. His TV credits include season 3 of The Meltdown on Comedy Central, Funny as Hell in Montreal for HBO Canada and Flop House for Viceland. His festival performances this includes Oddball Comedy Fest, SXSW, Life is Beautiful, Austin City Limits, RIOT, SF Sketchfest and Blue Whale Comedy Festival in Tulsa, Oklahoma.[4][5]

Bowers grew up in Atlanta, Georgia and moved to Los Angeles to pursue comedy in 2008.[6]


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  1. ^ Seabaugh, Julie 12 L.A. COMEDY ACTS TO WATCH IN 2013 LA Weekly. June 18, 2015
  2. ^ Rao, Mallika Live, From Brooklyn Huffington Post. June 18, 2015
  3. ^ Moreno, Ashley Moontower Review: Super Show! Austin Chronicle. June 18, 2015
  4. ^ "Byron Bowers". IMDb. Retrieved 2017-06-18. 
  5. ^ Watts Jr., James A. Arts Scene: Blue Whale Comedy Festival kicks off Thursday Tulsa World. June 18, 2015
  6. ^ Van Zanten, Michael Comedian Byron Bowers to appear in M-Shop Iowa State Daily. June 18, 2015

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