Comedian Jessimae Peluso to perform at the Funkatorium Feb. 14

Press release from the Funkatorium:

On Friday, February 14th (Valentines Day) , comedian Jessimae Peluso, who’s been seen on NBC, Comedy Central, MTV’s “Girl Code”, FOX, TBS, and VH1 comes to The Funkatorium in Asheville.

Syracuse native, Jessimae Peluso, gained mass popularity as the outspoken cast member on MTV’s Girl Code. She went on to be featured on TBS’ Deal With It, NBC’s Last Call With Carson Daly, E!’s Chelsea Lately, Fox’s Worlds Funniest Fails, AXS’ Gotham Live, and Tru TV’s Comedy Knockout, as well as multiple appearances on Comedy Central’s @midnight and The High Court.

Peluso can be heard weekly on her Sharp Tongue podcast available on iTunes, Stitcher, Sound Cloud and Google Play. Jessimae also has a weekly show called Weedsday which airs on Facebook Live every Wednesday. The show celebrates, advocates and educates her viewers on the benefits of the medicinal plant known as “cannabis.”

She was featured in the New York Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival, North Carolina Comedy & Arts Festival, Women in Comedy Festival, and JFL 2016 Festival and featured on Kevin Hart’s LOL Live network. She has contributed to Cosmopolitan Magazine, Self Magazine,,,, and was highlighted in the Huffington Post as “one of the funniest comics to follow on twitter.” Jessimae can also be seen in the flesh, touring all over the country at your local comedy clubs.


·         MTV’s Girl Code

·         TBS’ Deal With It

·         NBC’s Last Call With Carson Daly

·         E!’s Chelsea Lately

·         Comedy Central


·         Just For Laughs, Montreal

·         New York Comedy Festival

·         Boston Comedy Festival

·         North Carolina Comedy & Arts Festival

·         Women in Comedy Festival

Friday, February 14th @ 7:00 PM & 9:30pm
$15 / $20 VIP seats
Tickets @–asheville/jessimae-peluso/

Buying tickets in advance is highly-recommended.

About Funny Business at The Funkatorium: Funny Business is nationally known comedy booking agency baed in Michigan and Asheville, NC. Funny Business books comedy show sin over 40 cities each week.  Funny Business Agency will continue to bring live, nationally-recognized stand-up comedians to Asheville on a regular basis at the newly created event room at Wicked Weed’s Funkatorium. The Funkatorium offers full bar service, food and a selection of Wicked Weed’s locally-made craft beers.

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