Described by LA Weekly as “a comic who’s got big ideas and big plans to go big places,” Byron Bowers is a stand-up comedian and actor that has toured nationally with Dave Chappelle, Hannibal Buress, John Caparulo, and The Eric Andre Show Live. Byron won the Big Sky International Comedy Competition and was named by LA Weekly as a “Comedy Act to Watch”. He was also featured as a New Face at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival. Byron performed on the main stage at the Oddball Comedy Festival, sharing the spotlight with Louis CK, Jim Gaffigan, Sarah Silverman and others.
Byron’s appeared on The Eric Andre Show on Adult Swim, Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, on the reboot of BET’s Comic View and he made his late night debut on The Pete Holmes Show and followed that with an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. He was also featured in MTV’s Guy Code. He’s currently occurring in Lena Waithe’s Showtime series drama The CHI as Meldrick as well as in Shia LaBeouf’s biopic Honey Boy.
In 2016 alone, he performed at the Famous Hollywood Bowl to 12,000 people next to Flying Lotus, Thundercat, and George Clinton as part of the sold-out Brainfeeder festival. He plays in the appears in much anticipated horror film KUSO which recently premiered in Sundance. His TV credits include season 3 of The Meltdown on Comedy Central, Funny as Hell in Montreal for HBO Canada and Vice Land TV. His festival performances this year included SXSW, Life is Beautiful, Austin City Limits, RIOT, SF Sketchfest and Blue Whale Comedy Festival.
Byron appears regularly at The Comedy Store, The Comedy and Magic Club, The Hollywood Improv, The Nerdist Theater, and various Colleges and Clubs throughout the nation. Check his Schedule Here.
- Hollywood Outcast No Longer, Byron Bowers Eyes Stardom
- Meldrick: the Psychic Gangster
- 11 Comics on the Rise
- TIME OUT LOS ANGELES
- LAUGH SPIN
- ERIC ANDRE 2016 (Tour Review)
- THE OBSERVER
- IOWA STATE DAILY
- VEGAS SEVEN
- Serial Optimist
- LA Weekly Comics to Watch
- Splitsider Top 10 list