Carson Nugget hosting live comedy in July

Justin Rivera is bringing his magic and comedy show to the Carson Nugget on Friday, July 8.

Justin Rivera is bringing his magic and comedy show to the Carson Nugget on Friday, July 8.

A comedian and magician who was recently named a judges’ favorite on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent” is visiting the Carson Nugget on Friday, July 8.

Justin Rivera can be seen on “Fast Track to Fame” on the Speed Channel and “The Gong Show” on Comedy Central.

The comedian, who blends comedy and magic, has opened for headlining comedians Jo Koy, Russell Peters and Rex Navarrete.

Comedian Patrick Garrity of NBC and CBS fame is continuing the Nugget’s comedy lineup on Friday, July 15. Garrity’s topics range from personal experiences to unique observations about life. He has been featured on NBC’s and CBS’s “Comedy Night School.” Starting comedy at an early age, Garrity has developed into a veteran of the road. He tours 50 weeks a year, logging nearly 70,000 miles in his car. The performer welcomes audience members to sign his car; join him at 6 p.m. on the day of the show outside the Nugget to put your signature on his car.

Ron Josol, who says he represents the new generation of comedy, is visiting the comedy venue on July 22. Josol has been profiled on the Comedy Network, ABS-CBN Asia, Showtime Dubai, CBC, Discovery Channel, Echo, omni1&2, MTV Canada, and recently the Biography Channel Canada. He filmed his first US national spot in the “LOL Comedy Festival” on Showtime USA.

Carlos Rodriguez, voted Best Comic in Sacramento two consecutive years, is headlining at the Nugget on July 29. Rodriguez said he was thrown into comedy by being born a boy in a large family of mostly female cousins. He quickly became a fast talking entertainer. His observational humor touches beyond daily occurrences to deep rooted memories of his childhood.

All shows are at 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:45 p.m. Audience members must be 21 or over.

Tickets cost $13 in advance and $15 the day of the show. For tickets and more information, go to or , or stop by the Nugget’s guest service center, or call 775-882-1626, ext. 0.

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