5 College Comedians to Watch This Summer

5 College Comedians to Watch This Summer

Are you looking to bring some laughs to your college campus this year? This summer is the perfect time to scope out comedians for this upcoming school year’s event programming. Neon Entertainment has many comedians on its roster, but we chose five rising stars to feature this month! The comedians are fun, quick-witted, and will draw big crowds to your college campus event!


If you are looking for a versatile, relatable and fun storyteller, look no further than K-Von. This half Persian comedian has had a busy summer so far, performing at comedy clubs and theaters all over the world. Currently, he is working on a book about his journey into comedy! Keep an eye out for him online with his viral TedTalk, and other hilarious videos!

Learn more about K-von…

Katie Hannigan

Recently recognized by whatshouldwedo.com as a top NYC comedian, Katie Hannigan is a woman on fire this summer. She will be making her CBS Network debut this summer on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Her comedy is a fusion of her passion for history and her perspective on life today. Catch on on multiple online series, or her podcast!

Learn more about Katie Hannigan…


This Chicago based comedian has risen quickly through the comedy ranks. Along with his college tours, T- Murph can be seen on MTV, HBO, and Kevin Hart’s Just for Laughs show. He can be seen on the next season of Epix’s crime-drama-comedy Get Shorty as well as TruTV’s stand up/ storytelling series Laff Mobb’s Laff Tracks.

Learn more about T-Murph…

Michael Blaustein

Michael Blaustein is a headlining touring comedian. He has been seen on MTV’s Punk’d, and had performed at over 200 colleges worldwide. Michael made a Snapchat show for Comedy Central as well. He was a finalist in The Austin Film Festival for comedy pilots. Michael co-wrote, co-directed, and co-starred in the feature film “Up There” that will be out soon!

Learn more about Michael Blaustein…

Derrick Knopsnyder

If you’re looking for the boy next door, with the most boyish charm, look no further than Derrick Knopsnyder. He is endearingly awkward with his home roots in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. While getting a Bachelor’s AND Master’s degree, this smart cookie has performed comedy all over the East Coast with big-name stars like Bo Burnham, and Greg Warren. Derrick has recently won The Stand Up to Cancer Competition in West Virginia and was a finalist in the Cleveland Comedy Festival.

Learn more about Derrick Knopsnyder…

All of these comedians can be seen on the Neon Entertainment college circuit! Be sure to check out Derrick, Michael, and T Murph who will be showcasing at NACA regional conferences in the Fall. If you are you interested in booking and one of these gentlemen (or lady) fill out this form or call Neon! We are here to help you bring the best college comedians to your campus! Book with Neon Entertainment today!


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