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Last updated on December 28th, 2019 at 02:51 pm
Clean comedy started to gain so much popularity in the last decade, and we are pleased to see more and more event planners choose these type of comedians.
Their jokes are hilarious, they do not offend anyone, nor they use bad words or curse during their performance. This is an important aspect to take into consideration, especially when the audience is formed by audiences of all ages.
Why Jeff Allen Is one of the Best Clean Comedians in the World
Jeff Allen is one of those clean comedians who’s extremely funny and inspiring. Not only that, but he is one of the best in the world. In this article, we want to tell you some facts about him which prove this affirmation.
Let’s get started.
What About Jeff Allen?
Jeff’s greatest quality is the fact he combines observational humor about marriage, family, and kids, with appropriate entertainment for all ages. Thanks to his skills, he became one of the most aired comedians on SiriusXM®.
The world’s most prestigious comedy venues featured him during their events, so he got to perform at the Grand Ole Opry, the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen and the Montreal Just for Laughs International Comedy Festival.
Because he is a talented clean comedian, Jeff Allen was invited to various shows. For example, he has been seen on every US cable comedy show; he was in Las Vegas, he performed for the military, at presidential inaugurations, and at many corporate events.
Jeff did not stop at performing live. He earned quite a few starring roles in several comedy films and video projects, such as:
- Warner Bros. comedy film
- Thou Shalt Laugh
- Apostles of Comedy
- The Bananas Comedy Television Series (syndicated nationally)
- Dry Bar Comedy
His comedy specials were also seen on TV on Comedy Central, Showtime and VH1 -- Standup Spotlight, Premium Blend and Comics Unleashed.
If you want to organize a corporate event, you will be pleased to hear Jeff has quite a lot of experience in this area. Some of the most prominent corporate clients he worked with are Sam’s Club, Delta, St. Francis Yacht Club, YMCA, Mustang Club of America, John Deere, General Mills amongst hundreds of others.
Now that you have learned a little bit more about him check out the video below to see him in action.
Jeff Allen -- The #1 Choice when It Comes to Clean Comedy
Corporations and non-profit organizations love Jeff because they know he can provide world-class comedy which doesn’t offend audiences and appeals to everyone who will be present at the event.
He has been doing comedy for over three decades now, which makes him one of the premier clean comedians working today.
Jeff’s humor focuses on marriage and living with teenagers. Because of this, his comedy material is relatable to most people, and it is how he manages to engage and make people laugh out loud until the end of the show.
We bet that Jeff Allen is a clean comedian audiences will love no matter what type of event you are organizing. He understands audiences, and so his comedy will never offend.
Brad Upton Will Easily Exceed Expectations at Corporate Events
When a performer has been in the show business since 1984 and is still going strong, you know they must have something special.
This is the case with comedian Brad Upton who, having started in the 80s, is now a busy performer headlining dozens of weekly events.
In fact, he is nearing the 6,000 events threshold, so we had better get on to exploring a few of the aspects making him such an excellent choice for corporate events.
Meet Brad Upton
Curiously enough, the Seattle-based comic has initially started out as a teacher and could have made a stellar career in teaching, as well. Anyone loves an entertaining and motivating teacher, right?
However, Brad preferred the stage to the classroom and in 1984 ventured onto the comedy stage. What he thought was an open mic event turned out to be an audition for the Seattle Comedy Competition.
Since 1986, he managed to make a living out of it and score achievements like:
- approximately 130 shows a year
- touring with Joan Rivers
- opening for the legendary Johnny Mathis for a couple of years
- winner of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival
- featured in the HBO Comedy Festival
- countless TV appearances
- touring with lots of renowned artists (Dolly Parton, among others)
- shows in Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong or Macau.
Brad Upton’s Material
Like the best clean comedians, Brad drives his inspiration from his day-to-day family life.
However, he can effortlessly mix it up with business-related content, as well as self-deprecatory humor -- all in just the right amounts. This is what makes his content appealing to 20-somethings, as well.
Plus, he always writes his material in a style which makes any content relatable, even if the topic may not be familiar to all the members of the public.
As you can see from the clip above, Brad is a master of ‘not overdoing it.’
No outrageous facial expressions, no exaggerated gestures, no discourse delivered at light speed. Clean and effortless, Brad Upton’s gig is exceptionally well-balanced, something which goes right in with the corporate kind of entertainment.
Instant likeability and connection to the audience are the marks of a talented veteran in the industry.
Moreover, in the corporate events environment, this matters a great deal. After all, you need your comedian to possess the complete package: trustworthiness, industry-savviness, and flexibility.
Once Brad Upton steps onto the stage, his presence oozing with professionalism will win corporate audiences easily, and his observational comedy will make it hard not to relate to. Here’s an excerpt:
Cruising and Crushing It
Corporate gigs and cruise ship entertainment are the main types of events Brad Upton is invited to, even though his craft appeals to many other settings.
In an industry which is becoming increasingly overcrowded, performers like Brad are rare gems. They possess that aura of effortless, yet professional conduct -- a telling indicator of how they manage to put a great deal of experience into delivering timeless excellence.
Since Brad is extremely busy all year long, booking him for events has to be done well in advance. So if you need him at your next corporate event, please head over to the contact form here and ask for more info.
Rik Roberts -- One of the Most Versatile Clean Comedians in the World
However, there’s another reason why event organizers book clean stand-up comedians: people know them. If a few years ago everyone was crazy about comics like Louis C.K, Bill Burr, Craig Ferguson, Seth MacFarlane and Amy Schumer, things have changed.
People have realized you do not need to offend others or talk about sex to be funny.
It is precisely what Rik Roberts is all about. Read on to find out more about one of the funniest clean comedians in the world.
How Rik Got into Stand-Up Comedy
Rik Roberts spent his youth years in Kentucky. He worked on tobacco and horse farms.
He was inspired to chase after a college education by his wish of becoming a comedian. Moreover, so he did!
He got his degree in communications from Bethany College, after which he worked for Simon & Schuster in Columbus, OH -- a publisher founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard L. Simon and M. Lincoln Schuster.
In 1992, Rik Roberts joined a nationally touring comedy troupe “Midwest Comedy Tool & Die.” It did not take long for Rik to decide to jump straight into stand-up comedy.
Rik Is One of the Most Well-Known Clean Comedians
It has been over twenty years of headlining across the United States and abroad for Rik Roberts. During all this time, he had some of the biggest clients anyone could ask for:
- John Deere,
- Lockheed Martin,
- Blue Cross Blue Shield.
The countless hours on stage have turned Rik into an expert and one of the most appreciated clean comedians in the world. He is also a member of the National Speakers Association, Christian Comedy Association, ASCAP, and AFTRA.
Stand-Up Comedian and Keynote Speaker
Rik’s experience made him become a master storyteller, which is a great thing for a comedian. However, it also enabled him to become a keynote speaker bringing energy and an upbeat pace to any event.
Hiring Rik Roberts gets you multiple choices for your event, including Stand-Up Comedy, a Creative Keynote Speech or an appearance as Barney Fife! In case you do not know who Barney Fife is, you should be ashamed:
Rik is not just an expert at making people laugh, but delivering motivational and empowering speeches as well. All of these special moments usually start with a bang to get the audience engaged.
Then, Rik steps out of character and delivers an empowering speech on themes like:
- Increasing productivity by eliminating distraction,
- Managing time more effectively,
- Setting clearer goals,
How and Why You Should Book Rik Roberts for Your Event
If you are looking for the best clean comedians for your next event, Rik Roberts could be the entertainer you need.
His show is safe and funny for any audience, no matter their age. He enjoys customizing the show to fit your guests and your goals better.
Rik would also bring in more people, especially if it is a charity event.
To book clean comedian and keynote speaker Rik Roberts, you only have to get in touch with The Grable Group. We are a booking agency and entertainment company with years of experience. Working with us gets you the professionalism you have been looking for and more.