Comedian/Philosopher Brian T Shirley has been in the Business for over 20 years. His act is derived from growing up poor, coming from a broken home, his military experience, partying, women, pets, infomercial's, sports, and much, much, more. He has performed all over the U.S., Canada and The Bahamas. Brian can format his show to be G,PG or R rated depending on the audience and the needs of the club owner/booker. He also works Country Clubs all over the U.S. with a select group of Comedians who specialize in corporate shows. He has done special events such as opening for Huey Lewis and The News, Country music festival for Dodge trucks just to name a few. Brian has performed at The Jokers Wild Comedy Club located inside the Atlantis Resort and Casino on Paradise Island in The Bahamas twice and has performed for Carnival Cruise Lines.
Brian is also a philosopher. No, he doesn't have a degree, but he has written two books of wisdom and wise sayings called "Make Love Not Warts", and " Four Score and Seven Beers Ago..." which are available now on Amazon.com,barnesandnoble.com, booksamillion.com, Trafford.com(The publisher's web site) or for a signed copy and a free personalized 8x10 headshot you can order from this website . These books are also available for ebook downloads. Brian is one of the featured interviews in the new book "Author Interviews with Author Ethen Carrell". Brian is one of over 60 authors featured in the book "The Write Balance" by D.Jean Quarles and he has several short stories featured in the new ebook by Angie Merriam called "Intertwine". He is quoted in the book "50 Seeds of Greatness" by Germaine Moody.
Brian also has published a third book of short stories entitled "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Club". This book is now available @ amazon.com and barnesandnoble.com.
Brian has his own internet radio program called "The BTS Radio Show". This show originates on http://www.kinetichifi.com/ from 4-6 PM EST every Wednesday. Brian interviews entertainment professionals from all across the board, play Independent music and Comedy Clips. This show has gained a lot of popularity in it's first years and is also heard on American Hearts Radio every Sunday 4-5 PM EST.
Brian is also working on two web series. One called 'Behind The Scenes @ Kinetic HiFi" which spotlights his the station The BTS Radio Show is on and "BTS On The Road" which follows Brian's life as a road comic.Here's the latest episode from one of Brian's web series. Combined, these series have over 20,000 views on YouTube, Marketer's Pantry and The Joke Pit websites combined! .
Brian's next Headlining event: March 13-15 @ Old Naples Comedy Club, Naples, FLA. http://oldnaplescomedyclub.com/
Brian is also a syndicated columnist for Will Roberts' Weekly Telegram and a regular guest on Will's weekly broadcast, heard on over36 stations in the USA & abroad. Here's the link to the online magazine: http://glossi.com/IAMKelley/28059-copy-of-will-roberts-weekly-telegram-4th-edition?q=Will%20Roberts
A recent article done on Brian for the GigMama website. You can also book Brian through GigMama!
Here's part of a recent press release from Tony Kemp productions:
Tony Kemp Productions has been in the comedy club business for over 30 years, running several professional comedy clubs and developing new comedians in the Charleston, South Carolina area since 1983 with a passion for the business. He has over 20 comedians that work comedy clubs all over the country from the Charleston area. Including Shaun Jones, Shawn Cornelius, Rollin Jay Moore, Brian T. Shirley and Dave Ugly are just a few.
Brian's radio program picks up it's 3rd radio Network, American Hearts Radio!!
BTS Radio Show Archive link http://www.kinetichifi.com/bts/archives/
All illustrations for "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Club"were done by Jason Freeman. Here's his blog:
Brian also has a short story of science fiction published in the enzine SCHLOCK! http://schlock.co.uk/index.html
Contact Mr.Shirley for bookings and rates,email: email@example.com