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Tara Brown performs clean and family-friendly comedy across the country. The nationally touring headlining comedians she has shared stages with have included Ilana Glazer, Cristela Alonzo, Ryan Hamilton, Jimmie “JJ” Walker, and the late John Witherspoon. She has been featured on WBTV-TV, WJZY-TV, WBT Radio, The Lancaster News, Carolina Gateway, and The Charlotte Post. CharlotteFive.com named her as one of “The Standup Comedians You Need to Know in Charlotte;” while Queen City Nerve named her as “Best Comedian” for 2019 in their “Best of the Nest Readers’ Picks.” In addition, Tara is the most recent winner of the “Jeanne Robertson’s Comedy with Class Humor Competition.”
Tara was a winner of the “Fight Night” and “Comedy Battle” competitions at The Comedy Zone in Charlotte; and was a multi-year finalist for “Comedian of the Year” by the Queen City Awards. She was also a 2018 and 2019 CrowdPlay Events Resident, and a 2019 resident at the Broadway Comedy Club in New York City.
Tara has performed at corporate, industry and ministry events, and was a featured performer at the Laughlin Laugh Festival, the Oak City Comedy Festival, the North Carolina Comedy Festival, the Queen City Comedy Experience, and for the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center’s “Best of the Best Open Mic Celebration.” Tara is also the producer and host of a Clean Comedy Brunch series at The Comedy Zone in Charlotte.
Tara is the co-host of the Preachers Kids podcast, which can be heard on the Queen City Podcast Network; and her “Clean Comedy Corner” can be heard on iHeart Radio. Her Dry Bar Comedy special will be released in 2021.
Tara Brown is a native of Brooklyn, New York, and now resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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