Smart bets: wellRED Comedy Tour

North Carolina remains under fire for House Bill 2. Congress repeatedly fails to pass gun-control measures. And there’s a large enough group of people not offended by Donald Trump to make him a presidential candidate. Meanwhile, on social media, the self-proclaimed “Liberal Redneck” comedian Trae Crowder has amassed millions of views skewering the thought processes that have led to all this. His politically fueled videos and blog — which he co-authors with longtime friends and comedy tour mates Drew Morgan and Corey Ryan Forrester — aren’t all giggles and one-liners, though.  Just as he doesn’t temper his Southern drawl, Crowder delivers his insight without masking the exasperation that comes from paying attention. The trio of stand-up comics cover these issues and lighter, day-to-day subject matter at New Mountain on Thursday, July 7, with shows at 7 and 9 p.m. $20. Photo courtesy of the wellRED Comedy Tour

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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