Cannery Casino Hotel is kicking off the new year with top entertainment, including live performances by stand-up comedian and actor Deon Cole, award-winning singer Claudine Castro, comedic performer Tommy Davidson and more (Pictured: Claudine Castro).
Saturday, Jan. 13
Following his first appearance on “Comic Justice,” Deon Cole has appeared frequently in comedic bits on both “The Tonight Show with Conan O’Brien” and “Conan.” After a stand-up appearance on “The Tonight Show,” Cole was offered a job as a staff writer for the show and has since made multiple appearances as a commentator and sketch performer.
Throughout his career, Cole has performed his stand-up routine on Comedy Central’s “Laffapalooza,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” BET’s “Comic View,” NBC’s “Showtime at the Apollo,” BBC’s “The World Stands Up” and STARZ’s “First Amendment.” He was a finalist in NBC’s “Stand-Up for Diversity Showcase” and he won BET’s Robin Harris Award for most original comic.
Cole has also become a successful actor, having appeared in MTV’s “Short Circuitz” and “Wild N’ Out” with Nick Cannon, as well as the first two movies in the “Barbershop” series.
Claudine Castro Latin Dance Party
Saturday, Jan. 20
Claudine Castro began her musical career at the age of six and has since then been thrilling audiences around the world with her high-energy performances.
Audiences will want to dance the night away as the award-winning artist brings her Latin sound to The Club at Cannery.
Saturday, Jan. 27
Best known for starring in the hit television show “In Living Color,” Tommy Davidson has built an impressive career as a stand-up comedian, actor and musician. Early in his career, Davidson performed his stand-up routine in Washington D.C., leading him to become the opening act for iconic entertainers, including Patti LaBelle, Kenny G and Luther Vandross. Davidson went on to headline at numerous comedy clubs, including the legendary Comedy Act Theatre in Hollywood, Calif.
Throughout his career, Davidson has appeared on several television shows and films, including “Partners in Crime,” “The Proud Family,” “Strictly Business,” “Bamboozled,” “Ace Ventura II: When Nature Calls” and the award-winning documentary “I Am Comic.” The comedian has starred in three Showtime specials “On Strength of New York,” “Illin’ in Philly” and “Takin’ it to DC.” Davidson was also the host and star of Showtime’s best-selling “Chocolate Sundaes” special in 2013.
The Pin-Ups Bar is in the center of all the action at Cannery and pays tribute to post World War II pin-up girls, offering free live entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays in January.
January 5 and 6 Shaun South 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
January 5 and 6 Dean Bradley 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
January 12 and 13 Shaun South 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
January 12 and 13 Sly Johnson 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
January 19 and 20 Shaun South 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
January 19 and 20 S. E. South 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
January 26 and 27 Dean Bradley 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
January 26 and 27 Sly Johnson 9:30 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Victory’s Bar & Grill
Victory’s Bar & Grill, the casual and fun sports bar at Cannery, invites guests to enjoy free performances by DJ Riano happening on Fridays in January from 8 p.m. – 1 a.m.