Josh Adam Meyers knows every comedian wants to be a rock star. Helping his fellow comics achieve their musical dreams, the Goddamn Comedy Jam creator and host invites stand-ups to perform a set followed by the cover song of their choosing, bolstered by house band Elemenopy (Joel Rutkowski and Nick Liberatore), sweaty roadies Moshpit (Jeremiah Watkins) and Razorblade (Johnny Skourtis), fog machines aplenty and an inevitable saxophone solo or two. The raucous monthly event attracts standing-room crowds and top talent including Hannibal Buress, Bill Burr, Jeff Ross, Nick Swardson, Kyle Kinane, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Jim Jefferies, Jerrod Carmichael, Eric André and Tenacious D's Kyle Gass; this year alone, GCJ split sides and melted faces at Riot L.A., Tulsa, Oklahoma's Blue Whale Comedy Festival and Montreal's Just for Laughs, and it hits the New York Comedy Festival in November plus the Maui Comedy Festival next year.

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