Hard work, dedication, and a willingness to persevere. That is the motto Alex Quow lives by when it comes to his life. Coming from a poor town in New Jersey, stand-up comedy may have seemed like a long shot at first. Alex has come to find there's humor in every aspect of life. After entering and winning a competition whilst in college a secret passion was found. Since then he has performed at locations such as Comix Mohegan Sun and took part in Stand Up NBC’s nationwide comedy search. Alex’s comedy discusses his personal life and his unique perspective displays the importance of laughter in everyday life.
- Wednesday October 11th 08:00PM
- Yamaneika Saunders, Danny Braff, Chris Roach, Dante Nero, Michael Kosta, Danish Maqbool, Alex Quow
- Best Side @ West Side brought to you by Danny Braff monthly featuring the best comedians NYC has to offer. Lineups subject to change. Two Item Minimum. 20% Gratuity Added To All Orders.FeaturingDanny BraffChris RoachDante NeroMichael KostaDanish MaqboolAlex QuowYamaneika Saunders has been captivating audiences with her dynamic stage presence for over a decade across the entire country. Born and raised in Maryland, Yamaneika has since tackled both the New York and LA comedy scenes by combining her high energy improv skills with a unique vulnerable perspective on life. This mix forces her to go beyond the typical humor one would expect to hear, and allows her to connect to audiences from any background. Yamaneika is one of the stars of Oxygen’s “Funny Girls” series, as well as a semi-finalist on Last Comic Standing, cast member of Comedy Central’s Insecurity and was featured on AXS TV’s Gotham Comedy Live.Chris Roach is Comedian/Actor born and raised in New York. He has brought his unique and self-deprecating sense of humor to some of the biggest and best-known stages in the country, such as Gotham Comedy Club, Comic Strip Live and The Comedy Cellar. He also tours as the opening act for Kevin James across the country. He is best known for his major recurring role of Mott in the hit CBS sitcom KEVIN CAN WAIT and has also appeared in numerous other episodics, both comedies and dramas. He also created the viral video ode to his beloved hometown RONKOKOMO which has nearly two million views across all platforms.Danish Maqbool is a comedian from New Jersey. Prior to standup, Danish worked at Major League Gaming as an on-air talent and has been featured in Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. He started doing standup in 2014 and went on his first college tour in the Spring of 2017 titled 'That's How That Works'. He has gone on 3 college tours since and has featured in multiple festivals. Danish holds a laid back style while discussing the moments in his life that have shaped him.Dante Nero is a comedian, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. A trained martial artist, Nero dabbled in various fields before turning to comedy. He earned a fencing scholarship to SUNY New Paltz, before working for a phone company and serving as a bouncer and an exotic dancer. In 2001, Dante turned to a different sort of performance: stand up comedy. He quickly made a name for himself, working with established and successful comics like Tracy Morgan and Mike Epps. He co-hosted The Black Phillip Show with Patrice O’Neal, a relationship advice show on Sirius XM Radio. Dante has appeared on The Opie & Anthony Channel, Hot 97, and Chappelle’s Show. An accomplished actor, Dante has appeared on Z Rock on IFC, Damages on FX, and the popular series Fringe on FOX. Recently, Nero had a role in the NBC crime drama, The Blacklist.Michael is a Senior Correspondent on "The Daily Show". Previously, he hosted and was the co-executive producer on "The Comment Section" for the E! Network. He is well known from his numerous late night appearances on "The Tonight Show", "Conan", "Seth Meyers", and "@midnight". Michael co-hosted Fox Sports "1’s Crowd Goes Wild" opposite Regis Philbin, and was a regular Correspondent for "The Soup Investigates" with Joel McHale. His one-hour Comedy Central stand-up special, "Michael Kosta: Detroit. NY. LA." is now streaming on Paramount+ and YouTube. Michael is a former pro tennis player, and is now a frequent contributor on "The Tennis Channel" and hosts a weekly podcast called "Tennis Anyone with Michael Kosta". Watch his videos online at @MichaelKosta.
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