Carson City’s Nugget hosting Ron Josol Friday

Ron Josol is the first of four comedians to perform in October at the Carson Nugget.

Ron Josol is the first of four comedians to perform in October at the Carson Nugget.

A comedian who can be seen on the comedy Network and Showtime is headlining Carson City’s Nugget on Friday.

With several comedy competition wins under his belt, Ron Josol performs regularly around the world. He was profiled on the Comedy Network, ABS-CBN Asia, Showtime Dubai, CBC, Discovery Channel, Echo, omni1&2, MTV Canada, and recently the Biography Channel Canada.

Josol first starred in “Comedy Now,” his own comedy special CTV/Comedy Network, in 2000. He featured in ABS-CBN’s “Slanted Comedy,” taped at the San Jose Improv, and he recently recorded two comedy specials by Showtime Dubai.

The Nugget’s lineup of comedians continues with three more performances scheduled in October.

Alex Elkin, of “Last Comic Standing” and Comedy Central fame, is visiting the Nugget on Oct. 9. Elkin, who also featured on “The Simple Life” on E! and two seasons of TNT’s “Leverage” and NBC’s “Grimm,” operates his own daily radio show.

Mickey Joseph, a comedian featured on ABC’s “America’s Funniest People,” NBC’s “Friday Night Videos,” and FOX TV’s “Comedy Day,” will perform on Oct. 23. Joseph recently wrote and directed “Van Gundy’s the Man With the Big Nuts.”

Rex Meredith, whose act offers not only stand-up, but musical impressions and original characters, will perform on Oct. 30. Meredith featured on “The Tonight Show,” and on HBO and Showtime. He opened for Rodney Dangerfield, Ray Charles, Robin Williams, Jim Carrey and others.

Doors for all performances open at 6:45 p.m. The shows follow at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets cost $13 in advance and $15 on the day of the show. Audience members must be 21 or older.

For information and tickets, go to or, or call 775-882-1626, ext. 0.


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