Tony Baker is a Los Angeles-based comedian, television/film writer and actor making waves on the national comedy scene. COURTESY PHOTO

Laugh out loud with March’s Comedy at the Ave featuring Tony Baker

  • Thursday, March 2, 2017 1:43pm
  • Life

Tony Baker, past winner of the San Francisco Stand-Up Comedy Competition, headlines March Comedy at the Ave.

The show begins at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 10 at the historic Auburn Avenue Theater, 10 Auburn Ave.

Torio Von Grol and Mark Smalls joins Baker for the evening’s comedic lineup.

Baker is featured on the second season of Comedy Central’s “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution” and two seasons of “Last Comic Standing on NBC.

He won the 37th Annual San Francisco International Comedy Competition, captured the Uncle Clyde’s Comedy Competition at the Ice House and L.A.’s Funniest Comic, and was a semifinalist in the Boston Comedy Festival. He has also showcased for the Just For Laughs Comedy Festival and NACA Nationals (NBC Diversity Stand Up Search).

Baker is a paid regular at The Comedy Store, The Laugh Factory, The Comedy and Magic Club and the Comedy Union. He has also featured at Flappers, Pepper Belly’s, The Punch Line (Sacramento), The Ha Ha Cafe, The Ice House & The Improv Comedy clubs (Hollywood, Ontario, Brea & Irvine).

He co-hosts “Crack’em Up Thursdays”– a weekly comedy show at the Comedy Store and is a crowd favorite on the college circuit nationwide. He is featured in as well as co-written numerous comedy sketches and short films- dramas and horrors.

For more information about the act, visit

Tickets are $18 regular, $15 students and seniors. Call Auburn Parks, Arts & Recreation at 253-931-3043, Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, or order online for will call-only pickup through Brown Paper Tickets at

More in Life

Danny Vernon as Elvis Presley. COURTESY PHOTO
The King will be in the house for Dec. 22 matinee at the Ave

Danny Vernon as Elvis Presley performs live

Auburn Community Players brings holiday musical to stage

Final-week performances are Thursday, Friday and Saturday

‘Bah! Humbug!’ Scrooge comes to local stage

The familiar words uttered by Ebenezer Scrooge have a spirited ring to… Continue reading

Auburn Symphony Orchestra to perform holiday concert Dec. 17

Featuring guest soprano Rachel DeShon and ASO concertmaster Brittany Boulding on electric violin

Prepare to dive into the inner workings of a library

The possibilities seem endless. Row upon row of books awaits you, each… Continue reading

Rainbow Café welcomes the works of Desmond and Nelson on Monday, Dec. 3

For the Reporter Poetry at the Rainbow Café presents the works of… Continue reading

This book is sure to put you in the Christmas mood

You thought you knew what was inside the box. Though it was… Continue reading

City on ice

Main Street Plaza makes way for seasonal skating rink

29th annual Pacific Holiday Bazaar coming Saturday, Nov. 17

The 29th annual Pacific Holiday Bazaar is Saturday, Nov. 17, from 9… Continue reading

Photos, maps, fun facts make this book addicting

You know? Of course you do, because you’re no dummy. You’re on… Continue reading

Auburn library November listings | KCLS

Events for adults, families and children

‘Celebrate:’ Pacific Ballroom Dance performs holiday concert Nov. 29-30

Program features 140 dancers, and a special guest