Focus on the Funny LLC Presents: The T.R.O.Y Center Comedy Fundraiser

Focus On The Funny LLC is bringing funny original comedy, live at The Laugh Lounge STL for the TROY Center! Monday May 21st. Doors open at 7pm Show Starts at 8pm over by 930!

T.R.O.Y stands for truly reviving our youth.
The T.R.O.Y Center was inspired by the loss of Troy Taylor in 2000 due to gun violence in Ferguson, Mo. The T.R.O.Y Center seeks to be a source of refuge and support.

We’ll be raising money for youth seeking higher education. This years recipient is Kaylei Taylor. Kaylei Taylor is the daughter of Troy Taylor who will be graduating from highschool, May of this year. So we’ll be making people laugh all for a worthy cause. Tickets are available for $5 in advance which can be purchased online. $10 at the door. All proceeds go to the Truly Reviving Our Youth Center.

This event is hosted by Jason Nelson featuring comedians:

Purdy Bee

Marquise Moore

Nathan Orton

Rich Braun

Headlined by Frank Lyles

w/ musical performance by Linda Mosley aka Tinkah – TinkahzInstinct

But Baby I Love You: Part IV


Pre-Valentine’s Day Comedy Show produced by Larry Greene

The Laugh Lounge
8:00 PM
Tickets: $20
Call 618.203.6110 for info/reservations.
Featuring: Ricky Royal, Gerald Kelly, and Larry Greene. Music from Stringz.

The Laugh Lounge Opens This Week

In 2004, in an article about St. Louis comedy powerhouse, Jessie Taylor, there’s a point towards the end of the article where Ben Westhoff writes of Jessie:

“Taylor dreams of opening what he says would be St. Louis’ first black comedy club.”

     – (“What Are You Laughing At”, St. Louis, Riverfront Times, February 4, 2004)

The statement seems prescient, as this week Jessie Taylor announced the soft opening of The Laugh Lounge, his new comedy club.  This new club promises to be home the city thriving urban comedy scene, but Taylor isn’t limiting the reach of his audience or comic base. Continue reading “The Laugh Lounge Opens This Week”