The 2019 Midwest Queer Comedy Festival (MQCF) is proud to present our headliner Thai Rivera Doors: 8:30 Show 9:00 Tickets $15 Online / $20 Day of
Thai Rivera is without a doubt one of the strongest comics in the game today. Shocking and winning over even the most unexpected of audiences, this openly gay comic offers nothing but the most brutally honest & oftentimes politically incorrect thoughts on everything from the homeless to AIDS. The 2013 title holder of the World Series of Comedy competition in Vegas,
Thai is best recognized for his appearance on Comedy Central’s “Stand Up Revolution” on which Gabriel Iglesias raves “...he is amazing... put your seatbelts on its about to get crazy!...”.
Thai’s brilliant stage talents have been recognized by some of the best in the business. In addition to “Stand Up Revolution” he has also toured alongside Gabriel Iglesias, Jo Koy, and Russel Peters.
“There’s no question this kid is going places...” Dave Tribble – Entertainment Solutions (Seattle)
“To Thai, political correctness is like wearing a coat in the summer. It’s unnecessary. If you brought yours, just check it at the door because you won’t need it during his show.You may not want it afterwards either,” First Order Historians.
You may have also seen Thai on Comedy Central’s Live at Gotham, All Def Digital’s Roast of America which aired on 2016 election night, the 2017 All Def Digital Movie Awards, The Logo Network’s One Night Stand Up, NUVOtv's Stand up and Deliver, SiTv’s Latino 101 and he has also toured throughout Australia, Japan and Greenland for our American troops. Not to mention, his most recent 7 city tour where he entertained audiences throughout China.
MQCF is a 5 night comedy festival featuring comedians from across the nation and Canada. The goal of the festival is to expose queer voices to new and varied audiences. The secondary goal of the festival is to raise money for our local charity partners