Calendar of Events

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Dec
12
Sat
2015
3 Redneck Tenors
Dec 12 @ 8:00 pm
3 Redneck Tenors @ The Clayton Center | Clayton | North Carolina | United States

Tickets for this event go on sale on Wednesday, Sept. 9, at 10 AM.

The 3 Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR is a must-see for the Yuletide season. Think Duck Dynasty goes to Carnegie Hall for the holidays, and expect the unexpected – this is Christmas music and comedy like you have never seen nor heard before!

Apr
30
Sat
2016
Mike Farris
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm
Mike Farris @ The Clayton Center | Clayton | North Carolina | United States

The incomparable Mike Farris returns to Clayton in 2016! Fresh off his Grammy win for Best Roots Gospel Album, Farris shares original material as well as his trademark interpretations of traditional gospel steeped in the influence of rock & roll, New Orleans swagger and vintage Memphis soul.

Jun
11
Sat
2016
Summer Comedy Series
Jun 11 @ 8:00 pm

 


Comedian and actor Jay Derrell White and Sinclair Entertainment present the 2016 Summer Comedy Series at The Clayton Center. The series will feature hilariously funny comedians from across the country.  The first show is Saturday, June 11, at 8 PM, and will feature Donnell Rawlings (Ashy Larry from the Dave Chappell Show), Reginald Ballard (Bruh Man from the highly acclaimed Martin Show) and Raleigh’s own “Mello” Mike Miller who has worked with and written for Tracey Morgan.

Tickets are $25 for balcony seating, $35 for floor seating and $45 for VIP seating. VIP tickets also include a meet and greet with the comedians, 2 complimentary cocktails and a lavish international buffet.

Jul
9
Sat
2016
Summer Comedy Series II
Jul 9 @ 8:00 pm

Whether you missed Part I or you’re coming back for more, you can’t afford to miss the second installment of the 2016 Summer Comedy Series, hosted again by comedy11claytoncenterhilarious local legend, Jay Derrell. The Saturday, July 9, show features the comedic talents of Pierre Edwards, known as Pierre, Shaun Jones and TALENT.

Pierre is an American actor, director, writer and stand-up comedian. He appeared on the first year of HBO’s Def Comedy Jam, than starred on BET Comicview. Pierre was also featured on the comedy shows Showtime at the Apollo, Martin Lawrence Presents First Amendment and other late nite TV shows.

Shaun Jones is truly making his mark everywhere he goes, with his quick wit and fashionable flair. He has traveled worldwide entertaining crowds, using many of his personal life experiences to get a good laugh. Like an accomplished chef, Shaun’s comedy combines a cup of truth, a tablespoon of originality, and a double twist of humor.

TALENT’s comedic style is firmly grounded within his innate ability to combine impromptu humor and an instinctive timely delivery. Often referred to as comedy’s “King of New York,: TALENT has a natural ability to bring laughter into households and venues. He has headlined his own comedy shows and tours as well as making special appearances on BET’s Comic View and HBO’s Snaps and Def Comedy Jam.

Aug
20
Sat
2016
Summer Comedy Series III
Aug 20 @ 8:00 pm

Clear your calendars! The Summer Comedy Series comes to a stitch-busting end on Saturday, August 20, with the comedy of Kountry Wayne.comedy111claytoncenter

Wayne Colley is a superstar comedian on the rise! However, if you asked him to describe himself, he would say he is just a humble guy from the small town of Millen, Georgia. He currently has a following on social media of over 2.5 million raving fans who fully support his comedic ventures.  OE CLAIR

Host, comedian, radio personality and on-air veteran Joe Clair got his start on HBO’s famed Def Comedy Jam before gaining national notoriety as host of BET’s famed show Rap City, where he introduced the world to hip-hop and rap superstars and was most notably known as the last person to interview hip-hop icon Notorious B.I.G.

Oct
15
Sat
2016
The Wonder Bread Years
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm
The Wonder Bread Years @ The Clayton Center | Clayton | North Carolina | United States

The Wonder Bread Years is a fresh and funny salute to Americana. The show, which stars former Seinfeld writer Pat Hazell, is a fast-paced, hilarious production that gracefully walks the line between standup and theater.

Showtime declared Pat Hazell one of the five funniest people in America. His 25 years of experience as a writer, producer and director have made him a go-to guy for new American theater. Pat is one of the original writers for NBC’s Seinfeld, a Tonight Show veteran, a critically acclaimed playwright and a contributing commentator to National Public Radio. wonderbreadyears.com

Individual tickets on sale September 7 at 10 AM

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Dec
1
Thu
2016
Pure Flix Presents: Comedy All-Stars With Special Guest Host Sinbad
Dec 1 @ 7:00 pm

sinbad-clayton-centerPre-Sale Special
Tickets are $15 before October 31.
Beginning November 1, tickets are $25.

Pure Flix Entertainment presents: “Pure Flix Comedy All Stars” with special guest host – SINBAD.

You are invited to attend the taping of a brand new stand up showcase television program with Sinbad, as he hosts 12 of the funniest clean comedians headlining in America today. You will recognize many of these Comedy All Stars  from “The Tonight Show,” “The Late Show,” “Saturday Night Live,” HBO, Showtime, MTV and many other network programs.  Be part of the fun and hilarity during the taping of  this new stand- up showcase with 12 great clean comics and Sinbad! What could be better for our comedy fans?

Since becoming a finalist on Ed McMahon’s Star Search back in 1983, Sinbad  exploded onto the national comedy scene and has never left.  In fact, he has become more significant as time goes on and is considered by many as one of comedy’s few “living legends.” Sinbad’s hundreds of TV appearances include the Tonight Show, NBC’s The Apprentice and on Comedy Central. He starred in many movies including Jingle All the Way and First Kid and has had several of his own Showtime Comedy Specials over the years. Here’s your chance to see one of comedies true All-Stars in action!

* Please Note: This show is appropriate for ages 14 & older. This show will be filmed for television. By purchasing a ticket to this event, you give Pure Flix Entertainment your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded, and your entry to this event constitutes your consent to your appearance in any use of these recordings by Pure Flix Entertainment. Due to the taping of this show, specific seating may not be determined until the night of the event. All seats are General Admission. No Reserved Seating. Please call the Box Office at 919-553-1737 for more information. 

 

Dec
2
Fri
2016
Pure Flix Presents: Comedy All-Stars With Special Guest Host Jeff Allen
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm

Pre-Sale Special
Tickets are $15 before October 31.
Beginning Novemberjeffallenatclaytoncenter 1, tickets are $25.

Pure Flix Entertainment presents: “Pure Flix Comedy All Stars” with special guest host – JEFF ALLEN.

You are invited to attend the taping of a brand new stand up showcase television program with Jeff Allen, as he hosts 12 of the funniest clean comedians headlining in America today.  You will recognize many of these Comedy All Stars  from The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Saturday Night Live, HBO, Showtime, MTV and many other network programs.  Be part of the fun and hilarity during the taping of  this new stand up showcase with 12 great clean comics and Jeff Anderson!  What could be better for our comedy fans?

Jeff Allen is the best at what he does — making people laugh as hard as humanly possible. His Happy Wife, Happy Life message of a marriage gone wrong and redeemed has given laughter and encouragement to millions of people. Jeff’s comedy drives home the humor in everyday family life and the joy derived from a healthy marriage.

For four decades, Jeff Allen has been performing in theaters, on television and radio, and as a keynote for corporate functions and fundraisers around the world.

* Please Note: This show is appropriate for ages 14 & older. This show will be filmed for television. By purchasing a ticket to this event, you give Pure Flix Entertainment your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded, and your entry to this event constitutes your consent to your appearance in any use of these recordings by Pure Flix Entertainment. Due to the taping of this show, specific seating may not be determined until the night of the event. All seats are General Admission. No Reserved Seating. Please call the Box Office at 919-553-1737 for more information. 

 

Dec
3
Sat
2016
Pure Flix Presents: Comedy All-Stars With Special Guest Host Louie Anderson
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm

Pre-Sale Special
Tickets are $15 before October 31.
Beginning November 1, tickets are $25.

Pure Flix Entertainment presents: “Pure Flix Comedy All Stars” with special guest host –  LOUIE ANDERSON.

You are invited to attend the taping of a brand new stand up showcase television program with  Louie Anderson, as he hosts 12 of the funniest clean comedians headling in America today.  You will recognize many of these Comedy All Stars  from The Tonight Show, The Late Show, Saturday Night Live, HBO, Showtime, MTV and many other network programs.  Be part of the fun and hilarity during the taping of  this new stand up showcase with 12 great clean comics and Louie Anderson. What could be better for our comedy fans?

Three-time Emmy Award winner Louie Anderson — whose most recent award is for his extraordinary role of Christine, on FX comedy series “ askets” — is one of the country’s most recognized and adored comics. Named by Comedy Central as “One of 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All Timlouieandersonclaytoncentere,” Louie’s career has spanned more than 30 years. He is a best-selling author and star of his own stand-up specials and sitcoms, and he continues to tour the country.

Louie’s TV credits include The Tonight Show with Johnny Carson and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comic Relief and numerous Showtime, HBO and CMT specials. He also starred as the host of the legendary game show, Family Feud.

* Please Note: This show is appropriate for ages 14 & older. This show will be filmed for television. By purchasing a ticket to this event, you give Pure Flix Entertainment your consent to be photographed, filmed and/or otherwise recorded, and your entry to this event constitutes your consent to your appearance in any use of these recordings by Pure Flix Entertainment. Due to the taping of this show, specific seating may not be determined until the night of the event. All seats are General Admission. No Reserved Seating. Please call the Box Office at 919-553-1737 for more information. 

 

Jan
20
Fri
2017
The Blackpack – “All Laughs Matter”
Jan 20 @ 8:00 pm
The Blackpack - "All Laughs Matter" @ The Clayton Center

The Clayton Center in partnership with Sinclair Entertainment presents The Blackpack in their hit comedy show “All Laughs Matter” on Friday, January 20, at 8 PM.

These veteran comedians – Vince Morris, BT and Billy D. Washington – take a good-natured, often brutally honest look at the national political spectrum and celebrate our differences one joke at a time. Join the Blackpack as they chip at the walls of racial and social stereotypes with a steady stream of laughter.

 

Jan
12
Fri
2018
Huggy Lowdown & Chris Paul, Presented By Sinclair Entertainment
Jan 12 @ 8:00 pm

Huggy Lowdown Clayton Center This New Year, laugh your heart out with comedians Huggy Lowdown and Chris Paul along with Tony Woods. Sinclair Entertainment presents “Bama Of The City Tour 2018,” hosted by J. Derrell, on Friday, January 12, beginning at 8 PM at The Clayton Center.

Washington, D.C.-based comedian and radio personality Huggy Lowdown does a daily take on celebrities and gossip on the Tom Joyner Morning Show. Listeners look to hear Huggy’s signature phrases like ‘What’s the deal pickles’ and his affectionate terms for favorite celebs like when he calls Tom Joyner ‘Brother Beige.’ He has also been featured on HBO‘s Def Comedy Jam.

Chris Paul is a standup comedian and regular contributor to the Tom Joyner Morning Show. He has been featured on Comedy Central and BET. He has also co-headlined a show at the Kennedy Center with Dave Chappelle back in 2006.

Tony Woods was born in North Carolina and raised in the D.C. area. Woods kicked off his career as an original member of Russell Simmons’ Def Comedy Jam on HBO and P. Diddy’s Bad Boys of Comedy, he is an all-round veteran and one-of-a-kind comic. His playful and cool demeanour, combined with sharp and mischievous subject matter, create a show that is unmistakably entertaining at every level.

“Bama Of The City Tour is a fun-filled comedy event that you do not want to miss,” said Michael
Sinclair of Sinclair Entertainment. “Come down for a great night of laughs with three amazing and
talented comedians.”

Visit Sinclair Entertainment for more information.

Feb
9
Fri
2018
“After The I Dos” Game Show
Feb 9 @ 7:30 pm

 

First time in this area – a LIVE TAPING!
If you enjoy reality and/or game shows then you will have a great time at the After the “I Do’s” Game Show where couples answer probing questions to show how much they know about each other….or don’t know. Celebrity comedian host, Les Long, will keep you laughing from beginning to end! The winning couple goes home with a “Date-Cation” aka weekend getaway. The audience also has a chance to win prizes during quick games throughout the show. A vendors pavilion will offer speciality items before and after the show. Early Bird tickets are only $20 plus tax and service charge. Purchase them at www.theclaytoncenter.com
Don’t miss this first time event!

Vendor spaces and sponsorship opportunities are available. Email aftertheidosshow@gmail.com for more information. Limited spaces are available and they will go quickly!