Smart Bets: The Crooner and the Clown

With the new movie adaptation of Stephen King’s It breaking box office records, the timing of the Crooner and the Clown tour seems especially fortuitous. The alleged circus performer in the two-for-one experience is comedian Ryan Singer, a Marc Maron ally who’s a frequent guest on the latter’s “WTF” podcast and, playing himself, was a recurring character on IFC’s “Maron.” The other half of the bill is Austin Lucas, a country/folk singer-songwriter who returned to roots music after getting burned out on punk rock. The diverse road show stops at The Odditorium on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at 8 p.m. Local comedian Tom Peters serves as the evening’s host. $10 advance/$15 day of show. Photo of Lucas, left, courtesy of the artist; photo of Singer by Shereen Younes

About Edwin Arnaudin
Edwin Arnaudin is a staff writer for Mountain Xpress. He also reviews films for and is a member of the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA) and North Carolina Film Critics Association (NCFCA). Follow me @EdwinArnaudin

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.