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Comedy & Cocktails in the Den w/ Damon Sumner

  • City Winery Atlanta 650 North Avenue NE Ste 201 Atlanta (map)

Tickets are $20 - grab them here

Nathan Owens is a stand up comedian from Atlanta and has traveled throughout the southeast spreading his own brand of awkward funny. Proud to be born in West Virginia and raised in Georgia Nathan brings his own stories and unique observations to the stage. Nathan hosts a weekly podcast on Forth District called Forth and Ten. Along side David Perdue and Damon Sumner they break down and give their take on ten of the biggest stories of the week. Available on, iTunes, Souncloud and


Ian Aber is a comedian, writer and comedy show producer among other things. He was a national finalist in NBC's Stand Up For Diversity and performs at clubs, colleges and pretty much anywhere there is comedy. His comedy is featured on Sirius Radio and Audible and Ian can be seen on Netflix's Queer Eye reboot. Ian has opened for Margaret Cho, Jo Firestone and Fortune Feimster and been in the Limestone Comedy Festival, 10,000 Laughs Comedy Festival, Accidental Comedy Festival and Laughing Skull Festivals among others.


Amber North has consistently performed onstage for four years and is the creator, producer, and Grrrls Nite Out, a monthly female-centric stand-up comedy showcase at Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge, as well as co-host, co-producer, and co-creator of local podcast, What's The Word. She was recently named co-host of Ladie’s Night, one of Atlanta’s most popular monthly stand-up comedy showcases. She has been featured in Creative Loafing,, and Atlanta Journal-Constitution.


Heather Tolley-Bauer is a momedian: a drop-dead-funny stay-at-home mom & comedian who brings her mom com to packed houses and sold-out shows all over at Atlanta and in select cities across the country.  She produces two shows: Laugh-Lines & Stretch-Marks(™), an all-female comedy showcase and Laugh it Up & Wine Down, a comedy conversation between Heather and a fellow comic who chit-chats with the audience and finds the funny in the day-to-day lives of people needing a hall pass from parenting, Pinterest & the PTA or marriage, middle-age and millennials. Heather has appeared on the Weather Channel’s top-rated show, Weather Goes Viral, was a featured performer at the 2018 Ultimate Women’s Expo-Atlanta and was a member of the Atlanta’s cast of Listen To Your Mother, a nationwide show honoring moms and motherhood.


Prior Service member of the U.S. Navy.  Comedian Wellington Juku comes to make u laugh even if he has to tickle you himself.  Juku made his television Debut on Fox Station "Laughs "Tv show , winner of Atlanta's Top Comic comedy  competition in 2014 Hosted by The Basement Theatre in Atl Ga & winner of 2016 (LOLGCA) Living On Laughter Gospel Comedy Association Competition . Performer in the 2016 Laughing Skull Comedy festival.  Wellington performs for Churches , colleges & corporate functions . His father is from Nigeria and Mother From Arkansas . He was Raised mostly in Arkansas & lived in Nigeria for 3 yrs which has given his comedy a Unique perspective that has universal appeal to a Broader audience . Delivering  an energetic , hilarious , & entertaining show . Talks about his experiences and day to day observations .


William Childress began his standup career in a small music bar in Shanghai, China and later became a part of China's first English language standup group, Kung Fu Komedy, before moving to Burma and starting a scene in that former military dictatorship. He was a finalist in the 2013 and second runner-up in the 2014 Hong Kong International Comedy Competition and has headlined throughout Asia over the years. In 2015 he performed a solo show for the full run of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. Childress has opened for a bunch of famous comedians you know - just ask him. Now back in the states, Childress performs in and around Atlanta, where he is now based and where he embarrassingly wrote this copy himself. You can now find him on Twitter at @heyitschili

Paul Ollinger

After 20 years in sales management positions for companies like Yahoo! and Facebook, Paul Ollinger succumbed to the comedy dream that has taken him all over North America and Canada, opening for top comics like Daniel Tosh, Dave Attell, Norm Macdonald, and many more. An official selection of both the Laughing Skull Comedy Festival and the Asheville Comedy Festival, Paul has appeared on The Apprentice, Red Eye on Fox News and several other shows that are no longer in production.  He is the author of the book, You Should Totally Get an MBA: A Comedian’s Guide to Top U.S. Business Schools.