YONKERS, NY, December 05, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Laughs will be gift-wrapped in time for the holidays with Johnny Lampert delivering the one-liners at Empire City Casino's (810 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704; 914-968-4200) Comedy night on Wednesday, December 18; doors open at 7:00 pm; show starts at 8:00 pm; the MC is Mike Citera and Michael Speirs is the featured performer; admission $5 for Empire Club members; $15 for non members; free drink ticket for all patrons.---
Headliner Johnny Lampert is one of the premier comedians in the country, and a regular at New York City's and Los Angeles' best comedy clubs including The Gotham Comedy Club, The Comic Strip, Caroline's Comedy Club and The Improv.
Johnny has also made numerous appearances on national television including featured performances on MTV, A&E, Comedy Central, NBC, HBO Comedy Showcase and most recently on AXS TV's Gotham Comedy Live! Johnny's wildly successful appearances at Montreal's "Just for Laughs" Festivalled to his being named "Best Act" by The Montreal Gazette as well as the signing of a sitcom deal with The FOX network and Walt Disney Television. Johnny was also honored recently with, not one, but two of his routines being chosen for inclusion in the soon to be released book, "The Best Comedy Routines, Period."
MC Mike Citera has performed standup and improve comedy in clubs all over New York and Los Angeles, most notably The Improv, Laugh Factory, Upright Citizen's Brigade Theater and Caroline's. He has racked up a lot of internet buzz with his many YouTube sketches and was also voted the #2 college radio DJ in 2010 for his morning show "Mikey Mike's Money Morning Madness."
Also featured on the bill is Michael Speirs. Mike is a tremendously funny comedian whose likeability and quick wit always keeps the crowd engaged and highly entertained. Whether he is talking about the joy and pain of being a public school teacher, surviving open heart surgery, or just reminiscing about striking out with women while bar-hopping in his former life, one thing is certain...every time Mike takes the stage audiences are sure to be alive, energized and clamoring for more.
About Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway: Empire City Casino, one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the country, features 5,300 of the hottest slots, electronic craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo; year-round harness racing & International simulcasting from North America's leading harness and thoroughbred venues; nightly live entertainment including party, tribute & Latin bands, comedy, karaoke & more. A plethora of dining options include authentic Italian cuisine at Nonno's Trattoria; trackside dining with live betting at Empire Terrace Restaurant; and convenient options at the International Food Court or the Grab 'n Go. A new $50 million expansion added Dan Rooney's, a high-energy sports bar; Pinch, in collaboration with Ducasse Studio, features 100 New York craft beers; and Alley 810, a craft cocktail lounge rounds out the entertainment options with retro bowling lanes. Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway is located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (at Central Avenue) in Yonkers, New York, Westchester County (I-87 to Exit 2), open seven days a week from 9:00am to 4:00am. Visit http://www.empirecitycasino.com or call 914.968.4200 for more information.
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