Lounge

DC Comedy Showcase

DMV Comedy Showcase

Great local comics in our 60-seat showroom. Host Martin Amini is joined by Franqi French, Mike Finazzo, Andy Kline and Rahmein Mostafavi.

July 21lounge

SPOTLIGHT

Some of the finest stand-ups from the Washington comedy scene are coming to our lounge showroom! This is a showcase, with several comedians performing for a total of around 90 minutes.

YOUR PERFORMERS

Martin Amini 

Martin Amini

Martin Amini was born and raised in Silver Spring, MD. In the past 5 years Martin has performed at comedy clubs and colleges across the country. Martin has opened for touring headliners such as Trevor Noah, Jerrod Carmichael, and Jermaine Fowler. Martins stand up material touches on what it's like growing up mixed in America coming from an Iranian and Bolivian background. In the past year Martin has appeared in the Washington Post, Complex Magazine, and Revolt TV.

 
Franqi French 

Franqi French

Franqi French has a way of perfectly balancing her brash wit with a refreshing point of view. In addition to her local performances, she has graced stages on the West Coast and opened for one of the original kings of comedy: DL Hughley. Franqi has made several TV appearances on the Roland Martin show on TV One.

 
Mike Finazzo 

Mike Finazzo

Mike Finazzo is a filmmaker and stand up comedian. Created in 1984 by his parents, Neuroses and Earnestness; Finazzo directed his first feature The Life and Times of Andrew Quinn in 2007. Since then, the Baltimore native has performed as far north as Canada and as far west as California as a storyteller and comedian. Mike's comedy can regularly be heard on Sirius XM and his album Stupid Genius is currently available on iTunes. In addition, Finazzo's newest feature film is available online at www.witsendfilm.com.

 
Andy Kline 

Andy Kline

Since getting his comedy start in Washington, DC, Andy Kline has branched out to comedy clubs across the country, in addition to regular appearances on 98 Rock and SiriusXM Radio. Andy can also be heard weekly on the acclaimed comedy podcast, Three Guys On - www.threeguyson.com, and has been seen on PBS' The Truth About Money. With a mix of strong opinions, insight, and common sense, Andy manages to be more than just funny. He manages to be memorable. Andy's talents have enabled him to work with some of the biggest names in the business, including Dave Chappelle, Wanda Sykes, and Marc Maron.

 
Rahmein Mostafavi 

Rahmein Mostafavi

Rahmein wins over every crowd with charm, comic timing, and charisma. He has shared the stage with some of the best comics in the nation including Artie Lange, Bert Kreischer, Rich Vos, Tim Meadows (SNL), Joe Matarese, Bob Marley, The Sklar Brothers, Jen Kirkman, Jake Johannsen, Godfrey, Joe Torry, Dave Attell, Kyle Kinane, Finesse Mitchell, and Maz Jobrani. He has also been featured at some of the biggest comedy festivals in the nation, including Laugh Your Asheville Off, The Cleveland Comedy Festival, and the Cape May Comedy Festival. Rahmein has been seen on FOX, heard regularly on Sirius XM, and was featured in “The Truth About Money” on PBS.